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Pathophysiology & Nursing

NURS 2090 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Hypertrophic Scar, Platelet-Activating Factor, Epithelioid Cell

PATHO lecture 2 Inflammation and tissue repair 5) In this lecture we will be discussing two types of inflammation: acute inflammation: the body’s normal response to injury and chronic inflammation: the body’s altered re...

Nursing
NURS 2090
Nikki Kelly
NURS 2090 Lecture Notes - Body Fluid, Polycystic Kidney Disease, Detrusor Urinae Muscle

Altered Elimination Urinary Elimination • Urine production ◦ Process: excreted via a complex interplay btw neural, motor and hormones ◦ Elimination: needs to be patent! Renal ...

Nursing
NURS 2090
Heather Helpard
NURS 2090 Lecture Notes - Hematocrit, Clinical Urine Tests, Lipase

Lab Value Interpretation **don’t memorize ranges, they will be given **1 blood test does not equal a diagnosis!! Complete Blood Count (CBC): Total cell count in a p...

Nursing
NURS 2090
Heather Helpard
NURS 2090 Lecture Notes - Kwashiorkor, Water–Electrolyte Imbalance, Lipoprotein

Altered Nutrition Nutrition: Ingestion and utilization of nutrients for energy *nutrition is as (if not more) important as pharmaceuticals for our health and healing. Essential Nutrients: must be consumed regularly in d...

Nursing
NURS 2090
Heather Helpard
NURS 2090 Lecture Notes - Peristalsis, Basal Ganglia, Major Depressive Episode

Altered Neuronal Transmission Neuron Components: 1. Cell body/ Soma: filled with cytoplasm + nucleus 2. Dendrites: branched ends that transmit impulses to the cell body 3. Axon: carry impulses away from cell ...

Nursing
NURS 2090
Heather Helpard
NURS 2090 Lecture Notes - Central Chemoreceptors, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Cough

Altered Ventilation and Diffusion Respiratory Structures Alveolar type 1: provide structure and air ...

Nursing
NURS 2090
Heather Helpard
NURS 2090 Lecture Notes - Seminiferous Tubule, Basal Body, Biomarker

Altered Reproductive Function 1. Female Reproductive Function: External Genitalia: Mons pubis, labia majora/minora, vestibule, skene glands/bartholin glands for lube. 2. Female Reproductive Function: Internal Structures...

Nursing
NURS 2090
Heather Helpard
NURS 2090 Lecture Notes - Saturated Fat, Partial Thromboplastin Time, Nosebleed

Clinical Models for Altered Perfusion Hypertension (HTN) Pathophysiology • A progressive cardiovascular syndrome detected by an elevation in blood pressure and/or the ...

Nursing
NURS 2090
Heather Helpard
NURS 2090 Lecture Notes - Peripheral Edema, Vasodilation, Low-Density Lipoprotein

Altered Perfusion Perfusion - Forcing blood or other fluid to flow through a vessel and into the vascular bed of tissue to provide oxygen *affects every system of the body Requirements for Effective Perfusion  ...

Nursing
NURS 2090
Heather Helpard
NURS 2090 Lecture Notes - Anterior Pituitary, Genetic Testing, Buffalo Hump

Altered Hormonal and Metabolic Regulation Characteristics of Hormones 1. Control: synthesis and release are controlled by tissues/organs (i.e. hypothalamus-pituitary axis) 2. Feedback: negative/positive 3. P...

Nursing
NURS 2090
Heather Helpard
NURS 2090 Lecture Notes - Diarrhea, Liver Function Tests, Polyhydramnios

Clinical Models of Altered Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Balance Cirrhosis Pathophysiology - Altered fluid balance due to Reduced local blood flow  The diseas...

Nursing
NURS 2090
Heather Helpard
NURS 2090 Lecture Notes - Chest Pain, Metastasis, Small-Cell Carcinoma

Clinical Models of Altered Cellular Proliferation and Differentiation Lung Cancer Pathophysiology  Leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide  Smoking and industrial e...

Nursing
NURS 2090
Heather Helpard
NURS 2090 Lecture Notes - Lactate Dehydrogenase, Aneuploidy, Itch

Clinical Models of Altered Cellular Proliferation and Differentiation Lung Cancer (15% prognosis) Pathophysiology  Leading cause...

Nursing
NURS 2090
Heather Helpard
NURS 2090 Lecture Notes - Hemoglobin, Arthralgia, Asystole

Altered Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Balance Fluid, Electrolytes and Acid-Base Balance  Water and electrolyte intake and output are regulated through hormonal and neural interactions  Most metabolic pro...

Nursing
NURS 2090
Heather Helpard
NURS 2090 Lecture Notes - Fluid Balance, Respect Diversity, Homeostasis

Key Terms Pathophysiology is the study of the functional changes that occur in the body as a result of an injury, disorder, or disease (the mechanisms of disease) Pathology is the study of changes in cells and tissues a...

Nursing
NURS 2090
Heather Helpard
ANAT - Anatomy
ANAT 14
All Professors
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Quadriceps Femoris Muscle, Subcutaneous Tissue, Rectus Femoris Muscle

permacharts MT Nursing II 2nd EDITION PREPARATION & ADMINISTRATION OF ...

ANAT - Anatomy
ANAT 14
All Professors
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Nursing Theory, Mutual Organization, Therapeutic Relationship

permacharts TM Nursing Theorists 2nd EDITION NURSING THEORY ...

ANAT - Anatomy
ANAT 14
All Professors

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