Baby C., 3 months old, has had severe watery diarrhea accompanied by fever for 24 hours. She is apathetic and responds weakly to stimulation. The condition has been diagnosed as viral gastroenteritis. List the major losses resulting from diarrhea and fever. List other signs or data that would provide helpful information. Explain several reasons why infants become dehydrated very quickly.
Drug T was administered (iv) to a volunteer, and urine was collected after 60 minutes. The concentration of T in urine was 10 mg/ml, and the volume of urine was 30 mls. Blood was drawn, and the concentration of T in plasma was determined to be 0.04 mg/ml. a) Calculate the renal clearance of T. b) Based on the answer you calculated for part a, what mechanism(s) are involved in renal clearance of T?
Identify the primary pathology of MS, including how inflammation occurs, what initiates the autoimmune process, what happens when an acute attack is over, and whether MS injures the myelin sheath of peripheral neurons.
Regarding the Willowbrook Hepatitis Experiments and the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, discuss the researchers’ rationale for launching and conducting these studies Discuss the methodologies utilized in the Willowbrook Hepatitis Experiments and the Tuskegee Syphilis Study Discuss the ethical problems inherent in the research protocols of both studies, including examples from the conduct of each study. Discuss the biomedical ethical principles proposed in the Belmont Report and the application of each of these principles to biomedical research and practice.
1. Compare and contrast an ethical system based on evaluating the utility of one’s actions (utilitarianism) versus an ethical system based on respect for persons (one’s duty to others in consideration of their rational nature; deontology). 2. Describe a situation in which ethical analyses using these systems lead to conflicting conclusions and describe your method of achieving a meaningful resolution.