Management of a Patient Following an Operation

We keep getting these pre-lab discussion questions before we even talked about it in lecture and I'm having a really hard time breaking this down. Can someone please help? Not sure what D5 is.. Her blood glucose seems to be high after surgery but as for what physical assessment data I will need to...

Environmental toxins

Hi Experts, I need help with this project. 1).I need help responding to the following scenario. With at least two references to support the response. Citing all sources used in APA format. A woman delivers a healthy baby just prior to starting a new job at a small manufacturing plant. Within a ...

Test Systems: Toxicant On Chromosomes

What are three of the test systems used to study the effects of a toxicant on chromosomes, describe each test system, and discuss one advantage or disadvantage of that particular test system.

Antimicrobial drugs

Describe the mode of action and the microbes they battle for the following antimicrobial drugs: a. amphotericin B b. valacyclovir c. AZT d. protease inhibitors e. tamiflu f. interferon

Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning

Describe the cause, source and extent of diarrhetic shellfish poisoning, including an opinion on its occurrence and management in Canada and the USA.

Corticotrophin-Releasing Hormone

1. Describe the function of corticotrophin-releasing hormone (CRH) from the hypothalamus. 2. Explain why CRH levels would be low when ACTH levels are high. There is a negative feedback loop that inhibits CRH production when ACTH levels are high. 3. Steroid hormones fall into the lipid soluble cate...

The Kirb-Bauer Disk Diffusion Technique

The Kirb-Bauer Disk Diffusion Technique was performed on 2 different Mueller-Hinton Agar plates. One plate had Escherichia Coli spread on it and the other plate has Staphylococcus Epidermidis spread on it. Both plates had ampicillin, penicillin, vancromicin and ethromycin placed on it. What w...

Disease or condition of the body

I need assistance with a paper on any disease or condition of the body. The paper must include the following: a thorough description of the disease/condition; current statistics of those affected; explanations on how the various body systems are affected; and any medications/treatments that are ...

Hazards of vaccination: Are they worth the risk?

Every year a small number of children die from diseases or conditions that develop as a result of vaccines received to protect them. It seems to be an inherent hazard associated with mass preventative inoculation. Is it worth the risk? Can you debate both sides of the issue? Have you had or would yo...

Create a cause and effect flow sheet on MRSA.

Create a cause and effect flow sheet on MRSA. Must include: - Various factors that lead to frequent outbreaks of MRSA - Stages of disease progression - Clinical indicators of the disease What ever info you find can you leave me a site so i can go back in case there i...

communicable diseases

create a list of communicable diseases in the United States and pick a topic Select an infectious disease that is prevalent (or a potential threat) in your locality.stating your rationale for choosing this particular infectious disease. List the objectives and goals of your public educa...

Digestion Process: Crohn's Disease, Proton Pumps, Aspirin

Questions for the Digestive tract 1. Pretend you are a piece of solid food. Describe: a. The process of being chewed. Swallowed, and the events that occur in stomach until you are squirted as chime into the duodenum (secretions, and the digestive process). b. Pretend you are in the duoden...

Drug Action

Which are the common anesthetic drugs? What drugs are commonly used to anesthetize a patient undergoing abdominal surgery and why? What are the most common anticonvulsants or tranquilizers used to treat epileptic patients (drugs to prevent seizures)? Discuss the mode of action o...

Therapeutic Drugs and Drugs of Abuse

I need help on writing the following information about a therapeutic drug and a drug of abuse. Focus on Cocaine and Aspirin please. Please provide the following: #1 Common Name #2 Scientific Name #3 Mode of Action / Use #4 Side Effects

Pyridoxine Mechanism of Actions

"The mechanism of action in which pyridoxine circumvents the human body is by being the precursor to pyridoxal, which functions in the metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats; pyridoxal also aids in the release of liver and muscle-stored glycogen and in the synthesis of GABA (within the cent...

Scenario: Food Poisoning Caused by Shellfish

Please provide insight on how the approach the following scenario: You are on a boat on the west coast of British Columbia, having driven up from Seattle with a group of friends to go fishing over the Easter holidays. You crossed the ferry to Vancouver Island and rent a cruiser for a week out of ...

Diabetes and metabolism short answer

Integrative medicine is a way of thinking that applies systems concepts to understand acute and chronic complex disorders. Select a chronic disease such as Diabetes, CVD, obesity or cancer and describe the characteristics of a homeostatic system in both health and in a diseased state. Need to includ...

Considering the Warfarin Gene

Select a clinical problem with a genetic component (i.e. Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus Type I and HLA-DQ) in your area of interest. You can pick an existing paradigm or be creative and speculative. Just pick a gene or loci that has clinical impact for either diagnostic or prognostic reasons....

Dose-Response Information Learned

Please give insight on what information can be learned about the toxicity of a chemical from the dose-response curve. Please cite any reference for further review.

Discuss causes of lead contaminants in children's candies.

A recent issue that has generated a good deal of controversy is contaminants in children's candy. In April 2004, Orange County Register conducted an investigation and published a six-part story about lead in candy, imported mostly from Mexico. Information regarding the investigation is available...

Antimalarial drugs Artemisin and chloroquine target

Antimalarial drugs Artemisin and chloroquine target the same cellular feature in malarial parasite. What is the nature of this cellular feature, describe the role of this part of the cell in the normal life cycle of the parasite. What is the mechanism of action of Arteminsin and choloquine?