NSG 250 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Marasmus, Kwashiorkor, Catabolism

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Example theorist questions in notes are samples for test. Quantitative growth- measurable things, like height, bmi, weight, etc. Life span is defined as the period between conception to death. Gross to specific: being able to move the entire arm, then being able to control each individual finger. Principles of growth: linear: slow and steady; ex: school aged child, exponential: rapid acceleration; ex: fetus, infants, adolescents, negative: catabolic growth; due to: organic imbalance, marasmus, kwashiorkor. Remember: habituation and habitual response are not the same thing! Anabolic and catabolic changes to: hair, skin, dentition, general appearance. Grooming- rituals/unique habits, style of dress, anabolic/catabolic changes, routines. Circadian rhythm; **rem (rapid eye movement) is the deepest & most important, brain makes most connections, children need a lot of sleep at night; sleep apnea will not give you. Rem sleep; less melatonin during the day, more at night because you get sleepy.

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