TRUE or FALSE 1) Most people who have sexually transmitted infections have symptoms. 2)Heterosexual sex is the primary means of spreading HIV infection. 3)About 50% of HIV infected Americans do not know that they are HIV positive. 4)Sexually transmitted infections can also be called sexually transmitted diseases. 5)Most STI’s can be cured if they are treated early and properly. 6)The United States has the lowest rate of STI’s of any industrialized nation. 7)STI’s are never caused parasites. 8)If you are HIV positive and taking an antiviral treatment, your life expectancy will be about the same as someone who is not […]
Assume you are a pharmacist in a hospital. What is the potential drug problem with each of the following patients?? How would you resolve each problem?? a. A 25 year old woman is prescribed betamethasone fr psoriasis. She is taking oral contraceptives. b. A 16 year old bod is prescribed dexamethasone for asthma. He is taking an eplieptic phenobarbital *Please be complete and descriptive in your answer, thank you!
Assume that you work for an internist who treats numerous ulcer patients, many of whom are prescribed Tagamet or Zantac. For the following patients, decide whether Tagamet or Zantac is right for them a. Patient A is taking Toprol for hypertension b. Patient B is taking Coumadin for thrombosis c. Patient C is taking Valium for anxiety *Please be complete and descriptive in your answer, thank you!
Assume that your job is physicians assistant in a county health department ina rural area. What would you recommend for each of the following patients presenting with diarrhea at the clinic where you work?? a. Patient A thinks she ate “something spoiled” b. Patient B went deer hunting and drank water from a stream in the woods c. Patient C is taking an antibotic for a urinary tract infection. d. Patient D has irritable bowel syndrome *Please be complete and descriptive in your answer, thank you!
Compare and contrast the metabolism of vitamin A and D. Also include a discussion of the regulation of metabolism between these two vitamins. How do these differences in metabolism impact the assessment of these vitamins?
List the active forms of thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, biotin, pantothenic acid, and vitamin B12 that are involved in intermediate metabolism. Construct a diagram of aerobic glucose metabolism (glycolysis), including the replenishment of the TCA cycle. On this diagram highlight enzymes that require the vitamins listed above (indicate which vitamin is necessary for each enzyme). Discuss what happens to glucose metabolism when one is deficient in each of these vitamins and the clinical signs you will see.