if you were to drink 1 cup of apple juice (1us cup= 236.588ml), a. if you boil 1 cup of apple juice for 10mins, how much vitamin C will remain in the cup? b. How many cups of boiled apple juice(10minutes) will you take daily to prevent scurvy?
Case Study: An 88-year-old female was seen in the physician’s office complaining of SOB, dizziness, orthopnea, elevated temperature, and a productive cough. Lung auscultation revealed rales over the R bronchus. CXR revealed fluid in the RUL. The patient was sent to the hospital. Vital signs upon admission were: temperature 102°F, pulse 100 and rapid, respirations 24 and labored, blood pressure 180/110. She was treated with IV antibiotics, postural drainage, and IPPB. She responded well to treatment, and was released home to her family with oral antibiotics on the third day. 1) What is the patient’s diagnosis? 2) Describe condition in […]
Discussion Topic: Billing Inquiry As a member of the medical office team you may encounter communication with a patient regarding their bill. Below, is a scenario that you may encounter as a billing/coding specialist. Review the scenario below and provide your response. Be sure to include a researched customer service focused reference that would SUPPORT your actions. Scenario: You are one of three certified medical billers working in a large family practice office. You are covering lunch breaks at the front desk due to short staffing issues. During your time at the front desk, an irate parent arrives for the […]
The patient is seen by his family physician for follow-up treatment of recently diagnosed asthmatic bronchitis. The physician’s fee is $75. The patient’s copayment is $20. The patient’s insurance plan covers 80% of the fee schedule amount of $60. No deductible is required. a. Enter the amount the patient pays the provider: __________________ b. Enter the amount the payer reimburses the provider: ______________ c. Enter the amount the provider “writes off” the account: _____
Critical Thinking – Balancing Energy: Genetics and Lifestyle Melanie was always slightly overweight. Because her parents are both obese, no one was surprised. During her freshman year at college, she noticed how her thinner friends ate and spent their free time. She decided to make some changes. Melanie, now 23 years old, is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 155lbs. By recording and analyzing her food intake for 3 days, Melanie determines her typical intake is 2450 kcal/day. By keeping an activity log, she estimates that she gets 30 minutes of moderate-intensity activity per day. This puts her activity […]
Clinical Concern Roger just celebrated his 40th birthday. He is about 40lbs heavier than he was on his 30th birthday. At his current rate of weight gain, he will be 80lbs overweight when he reaches age 50. Roger is 5’8” tall and weighs 210 lbs. He has three young children at home and works full-time as a salesperson. His day starts at 6am when he gets up and has breakfast with his wife and children. He spends most of the morning in his car traveling to visit his clients. He usually has at least one doughnut-and-coffee break. Lunch is fast […]
I’m struggling with microbiology. I’m a nursing student. Can you help me to solve this please? Thank you any help! Apply the concepts of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment to the following: prokaryotic ribosome DNA cell wall cell metabolism For example, prevention toward the cell membrane can occur through the use of soap (hand washing) but cannot be used to identify and diagnose. However, antibiotics such as Polymyxin B could be used against the cell membrane as a treatment. Please apply the example to the four components listed above using specific bacteria and medications for treatments. Thanks for any additional help […]