340 Answered Questions for the topic physiology
Question about hypovolemic shock treatment
The treatment of hypovolemic shock is usually directed at maintaining the circulatory volume through fluid resuscitation, rather than maintaining blood pressure through the use of vasoactive... more
Pathophysiology: Aortic Dissection vs. Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
A 55-year-old man presents at the emergency department of his local hospital with complaints of excruciating, “ripping” pain in his upper back. He has a history of poorly controlled hypertension.... more
Pathophysiology Question: Thrombosis and Hemorrhage
How does the widespread thrombosis lead to hemorrhage in patients with disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)?
Blood Disorder Question
Identify the blood or lymphatic disorder(s) in which they occur:Increased hematocrit without an actual increase in the number of red blood cells.
Identify blood and lymphatic disorders question
For each of the following characteristics, identify the blood or lymphatic disorder(s) in which they occur:NOTE: For most, I wrote down what I think occurs in these scenarios, I'm just wondering if... more
Question about Pathophysiology and Anemia
A 65-year-old woman is seen in the clinic because of numbness in her lower legs and feet and difficulty walking. She has no other complaints. She takes a blood pressure pill, two calcium pills, and... more
Bone Healing: Procallus vs Bony Callus
Differentiate the procallus from the bony callus in the healing of a fracture.
Describe the relationship between molecular weight and MWCO (selective permeability) in simple diffusion
physiology, carrier proteins
In general, what happens if the amount of solute being transported exceeds the number of carrier proteins?
Does the addition of NaCl affect glucose diffusion? Why or why not?
physiology , diffusion
At a given glucose concentration, does the rate of diffusion change with a change in the number of carrier molecules? Why or why not? If so, describe the change.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Scenario Question
A 30-year-old woman recently diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) complains of general fatigue and weight loss along with symmetrical joint swelling, stiffness, and pain. The stiffness is more... more
Clinical Scenario Question about Osteoarthritis
A 65-year-old obese woman with a diagnosis of osteoarthritis (OA) has been having increased pain in her right knee that is made worse with movement and weight-bearing and is relieved by rest.... more
Musculoskeletal Disorder Questions
A 39-year-old man is in intensive care after a motorcycle accident in which he skidded across the pavement on his right side. He has fractures of his right femur, pelvis, and several ribs on the... more
phase 1 clinical trials
Phase I clinical trials do not involve __________.Group of answer choicestesting on the target human populationtesting how the drug is metabolizedtesting the most effective administration of the... more
Question about Antibodies and Hypersensitivity
Use the following terms to describe the types of antibodies (environmental, allogenic, autoimmune) present with each of the following hypersensitivity reactions: Reaction to pet dander Tissue graft... more
Pathophysiology Immune Disorders Question
A 32-year old man presents in the allergy clinic with complaints of allergic rhinitis or hay fever. His major complaints are those of nasal pruritis (itching) nasal congestion with profuse watery... more
What third blood gas is present but not physiologically important under normal circumstances?
Pathophysiology Calcium Question
Explain how malabsorption of calcium from the intestine would affect serum calcium and serum PTH.Any help on this question would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
Hormones (high school bio)
Hi!I have a biology question that I do not know how to answer.Mention some contexts where it is extra important that the hormones work for coordinationI don't understand which contexts they mean..
The nervous system is very important in maintaining homeostasis. Explain how it is involved in the negative feedback loop
The nervous system is very important in maintaining homeostasis. Explain how it is involved in the negative feedback loop (think about each component of the negative feedback loop, receptor,... more
List the structures that help to change the characteristic of inspired air before it reaches the lungs.
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