How would you test whether the efficacy of a pharmaceutical is dependent on the gut microbiome? In your answer you must include: a) a mechanism that is known to cause individual variation of the drug efficacy on the intedned host. b) explain how you could experimentally test whether the microbiome influenced drug efficacy using a mouse model system.
For the discussion board assignments you will have to: Choose ONE of the following topics to make your post. Your post should be 5 sentences long with no spelling, grammar, or capitalization errors or points will be deducted. Points will be deducted for late work. (10 points) Option 1: What is one of the latest developments in the treatment of lung disease? Identify which disease you chose and explain it in detail. Do not choose a treatment that other classmates have already chosen. Or Option 2: Select two medications, either OTC or prescription, and then search two sites for prices. Choose […]
In recent years, two nationally known health care providers established satellite facilities a great distance from their main clinical locations. The Mayo Clinic, of Rochester, Minnesota, opened a facility in Arizona and Florida. The Cleveland Clinic also opened a facility in Florida. Explain in 250 words or more the changes in distribution intensity these actions represent.
Explain the relative emphasis that would be placed on advertising or personal selling in all three of the following situations in 250 words or more: 1)A manufacturer of an infusion pump therapy kit for use in hospitals 2)A hospital offering a nutrition workshop for seniors 3)An academic medical center offering a helicopter service for trauma cases within a 200-mile radius from the facility.
A patient with hypertension is taking furosemide (Lasix) for congestive heart failure. The prescriber orders digoxin to help increase cardiac output. What other medication will the nurse expect to see ordered for this patient?
: Maximum Reversible Non-expansion Work and Gibbs Free Energy Change Birds need to eat to fly around, especially up! Consider a small Blue Jay of mass 70. g. How many mosquitoes should our Blue Jay eat if he/she wants to rise from the ground to a branch 60. ft up. Assume mosquitoes to have an average mass of ca. 1.5 mg. Assume also that all the mosquito “meat and bones” can be oxidized in the Blue Jay’s stomach and that the Standard Gibbs energy change associated with this oxidation reaction is ca. -30. kJ/g. Assume all energy produced by digestion […]
Discuss the following in your own words: Compare and contrast the major elements of the assigned articles by Coyne et al. and Messina et al.-The Relationship Between Patient Satisfaction and Inpatient Admissions Across teaching and nonteaching hospitals
Low-fat, ephedrine, and ketogenic diets. What are the uniquie problems associates with each? What is a common problem shared by all three? b) In your opinion, what is the best ways to construct a healthy and balanced diet?