Brian is a 10, 4-month-old male who gained 15 pounds during the past school year. His height is 54 inches, and his weight is 110 pounds. Brian moved to a new home and began a new school a year ago after his parents’ divorce. After-school Brian is with a retired neighbor, who loves to bake for Brian. He has few friends in the neighborhood, and his main leisure activities have been watching television and playing video games. When he gets bored, he often looks for a snack. His mother reports that they often rely on take-out and fast-food meals because […]
Marisa, a 27-year-old female who practices a vegan diet and reports increased symptoms of restless leg syndrome, fatigue, and painful abdominal bloating and heavy menses for the past year. A physical examination reveals inflammation and tenderness around her knee and ankle joints. Her diet history shows low intake of omega 3 fatty acis, iron, zinc and frequent use of processed foods. MEDICATIONS: None; HT: 5’5’’; WT: 215 lb LABORATORY VALUES: Client Normal Range WBC 8.3 3.8 – 10.5 K/uL RBC 4.86 3.8 – 5.20 M/uL HGB 10.8 L 12.0 – 16.0 g/dL HCT 32.7 L 34.5 -45.0 % MCV 74.1 […]
Mr. B, a 47-year-old man, 6 ft 2 in tall and weighing 200 lb, is admitted to the hospital with chest pain. Three days after admission, at patient care rounds, it is discovered that Mr. B has gained 30 pounds over the last 2 years. Review of the medical record reveals the following laboratory data: LDL: 240 (desirable <130), HDL 30 (desirable >50), triglyceride 350 (desirable <150). Blood pressure is 120/85. Current medications: multivitamin/mineral daily. Cardiac catheterization is scheduled for tomorrow. Diet history reveals frequent consumption of high fat foods. 5 – Mr B needs to find ways to reduce […]
Jacob is a 45-year-old Jewish male who emigrated from Israel to the United States 3 years ago. He follows a strict kosher diet. In addition, he does not drink milk but does consume other dairy products. He has a body mass index of 32 and a family history of heart disease. He has come to you for advice on his diet. 4 – What should Jacob look for on food labels to incorporate his nutrient goals and his religious concerns? 6 – Jacob asks about the “Universal Prescription for Health & Nutritional Fitness”, what can you tell him?
Cecilia is 3 months postpartum after a normal labor and full-term delivery. She tells you that she is exclusively breastfeeding her baby about eight times a day but is very tired and is not getting much sleep because her baby always seems fussy between feedings—day and night. She has been determined to lose her “baby weight” and for the past 6 weeks, she has been restricting her caloric intake to around 1200 calories/day, including approximately six diet drinks every day. She reports that the pediatrician told her that the baby’s weight gain has slowed over the past month and she […]
Aileen is a 28-year-old woman who lives in an urban neighborhood with her husband and 12-year-old daughter. She is 5 ft, 10 in tall and currently weighs 165 pounds. In the past 2 years she has gained 10 pounds. At a recent neighborhood health fair at the YMCA, Aileen’s blood glucose and blood pressure screening results were higher than they had been a year ago but were still in a good range. She has a family history of heart disease and diabetes and recognizes that her weight gain is an issue. Both she and her husband work full time, and […]
Liz B. is a 73-year-old white woman who is seeing her doctor for a regular physical. She is married and retired, but volunteers for several organizations and watches her grandchildren two mornings a week. She and her husband play golf about once a week during the spring, summer, and fall. She weighs 130 pounds and always thought she was 5’6”. However, when she was measured at this physical, she was 5’4”. Because of her age and height loss, she has a dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) measurement that shows that she has low bone mineral density (BMD) values of her proximal […]
Some human viral diseases such as smallpox have been eradicated from the earth. Others like AIDS have been much more difficult to control, and will likely never be completely eradicated. Discuss several reasons why some viral diseases are amenable to eradication while others are not. Support your arguments with current facts you have learned about these viruses and the diseases they cause. Any ideas on this? Maybe latency of viruses, reasons why a vaccine would not be practical, cost, resistance, how different each strain can be, etc.?
write the answer here not in picture Word limit: 300 to 400 words Q1. We know that “Knowledge based systems” or “Expert systems” are the most common type of CDSS in routine clinical use. Please explain any three areas of health care where CDSS application can be used.
Match the following Terms to their definitions below a. citric acid / Krebs cycle b. glycogenesis c. electron transport chain d. glycogenolysis e. lipogenesis f. lipolysis g. beta oxidation h. acetyl CoA i. gluconeogenesis j. glycolysis 1. The conversion of glucose to pyruvate 2. The conversion of fatty acids to acetyl CoA 3. Oxaloacetate and Citrate (citric acid) are intermediates in 4. The term used for the conversion of glucose to glycogen 5. The term used to describe fatty acid catabolism (breakdown) to acetyl CoA 6. The set of reactions by which ATP (energy) is produced 7. The conversion of […]