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Class Notes for GMED2000 at Curtin University

Applied Bioscience for Chronic Conditions

GMED2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Diabetes Mellitus Type 1, Diabetes Mellitus Type 2, Hyperglycemia

TUTORIAL 2 - DIABETES Aetiology: Diabetes: a chronic disease in which the body cannot make proper use of carbohydrates found in food - pancreas does not make enough insulin, or the insulin produced is...

General Medicine
GMED2000
Katie Sutton
GMED2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Erythema

TUTORIAL 5 ALTERED HEALING AND MOBILITY Aetiology: Initial presentation: Stress on body following CABG surgery Pre-existing medical; history Lifestyle All impact wound healing ...

General Medicine
GMED2000
Katie Sutton
GMED2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Helicobacter Pylori, Streptococcal Pharyngitis, Diarrhea

TUTORIAL 6 FLUID AND ELECTROLYTES Patient initial presentation: Symptoms: 48 hours of vomiting and diarrhoea Abdominal pain in left lower quadrant Extreme thirst Signs: Sl...

General Medicine
GMED2000
Katie Sutton
GMED2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Coronary Artery Disease, Adrenal Medulla, Chromaffin Cell

TUTORIAL 7 STRESS, ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION Aetiology: Refers to a wide spectrum of disorders Chemical imbalance: Imbalance of brain neurotransmitters Nerve cells cannot adequately communicate...

General Medicine
GMED2000
Katie Sutton
GMED2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Amoxicillin, Metoclopramide, Antipyretic

TUTORIAL 1- PHARMACOLOGY Legislation: Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 Therapeutic Goods Regulation 1990 National Health Act 1953 Poisons Act 1964 Poisons Regulations 1965 Drug classification and sched...

General Medicine
GMED2000
Katie Sutton
GMED2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Peanut Allergy, Allergic Rhinitis, Milk Allergy

TUTORIAL 4 IMMUNE DYSCFUNCTION (ANAPHYLAXIS) Aetiology Allergies common in Western countries - including Australia and New Zealand Affects around 1 in 3 people at some time in their lives ASCIA Access Econ...

General Medicine
GMED2000
Katie Sutton
GMED2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Blunt Trauma, Medulla Oblongata, Sympathetic Nervous System

TUTORIAL 3 ACUTE PAIN Pain is whatever the person experiencing it says it is, existing whenever he says it does - an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience Acute pain only lasts for a maximum of 3-6 months - g...

General Medicine
GMED2000
Katie Sutton
GMED2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Depression And Anxiety, Adrenal Medulla

MODULE 7 STRESS, DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY Stress A person experiences stress when a demand exceeds a persons coping abilities, resulting in reactions such as disturbances of cognition, emotion and behaviour that c...

General Medicine
GMED2000
Katie Sutton
GMED2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Hypovolemia, Extracellular Fluid, Oncotic Pressure

MODULE 6 FLUID AND ELECTROLYTE DISTURBANCES Introduction To maintain an optimal environment for cellular function, electrolytes and acid- base balance needs to be maintained within a narrow range The kidneys contr...

General Medicine
GMED2000
Katie Sutton
GMED2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Body Mass Index, Sleep Apnea, Endometrial Cancer

MODULE 2 OBESITY AND DIABETES MELLITUS Development of Overweight and Obesity Develops when energy intake exceeds energy expenditure Excess energy stored as adipose tissue Overweight and obesity associated with incre...

General Medicine
GMED2000
Katie Sutton
GMED2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Phantom Limb, Nociception, Afferent Nerve Fiber

MODULE 3 PAIN AND ANALGESIA Definition of Pain International Association for the Society of Pain (IASP) describes pain as an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience that is associated with potential or actua...

General Medicine
GMED2000
Katie Sutton
GMED2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Deep Vein Thrombosis, Orthostatic Hypotension, Central Venous Pressure

MODULE 5 ALTERED HEALING AND MOBILITY Altered Mobility Impact of immobility on the body: Counteracting gravity: Normally in an upright position the body compensates for the effects of gravity C...

General Medicine
GMED2000
Katie Sutton
GMED2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Regulatory T Cell, Natural Killer Cell, Kupffer Cell

MODULE 4 - IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION AND INFECTION Overview of the Immune System Body is continually threatened by foreign substances, infectious agents and abnormal cells Immune system = bodys major defence mechanism T...

General Medicine
GMED2000
Katie Sutton
GMED2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Emergency Contraception, Antianginal, Chemotherapy

MODULE 1: PHARMACOLOGY Pharmacology Pharmakon is poison in Greek and logia means the study of Pharmacology is the study of drugs, which are substances used for their beneficial effects on living systems Drugs Wha...

General Medicine
GMED2000
Katie Sutton

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