Pathophysiology Chapter 1 Homework
Pathophysiology Chapter 1 Homework
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which of the following would be the most likely cause of an iatrogenic disease?
an unwanted effect of a prescribed drug
the manifestations of a disease are best defined as the
signs and symptoms of a disease
the best definition of the term prognosis is the
predicted outcome or likelihood of recovery from a specific disease
which of the following is considered a systemic sign of disease?
etiology is defined as the study of the
causes of a disease
hypertrophy of the heart would be related to
an increase in the size of the individual cells
a change in tissue marked by cells that very in shape and size and show increased myotic figures would be called
when a group of cells in the body dies, the change is called
lack of exercise during an illness may cause skeletal muscle to undergo
the term cancer refers to
to which of the following does the term apoptosis refer?
per-programmed cell self-destruction
which of the following statements is true?
damaged cells may be able to repair themselves
caseation necrosis refers to an area where
dead cells form a thick cheesy substance
routine application of sun block to skin would be an example of
a preventative measure
a circumstance that causes a sudden acute episode of a chronic disease to occur is termed
what is an acute episode of a chronic disease called
the term homeostasis refers to
maintenance of a stable internal environment
which term is used to describe a new and secondary or additional problem that arises after the original disease is established?
pathophysiology involves the study of
functional or structural changes resulting from disease processes
which of the following is the best definition of epidemiology
the science of tracking the occurrence and distribution of diseases
which of the following can cause cell injury or death?
hypoxia, exposure to excessive cold, excessive pressure on tissue, chemical toxins. 1, 2, 3, 4!
all of the following are part of the Seven Steps to Health except:
participate in sgtrenuous exercise on a regular daily basis
the term disease refers to
a deviation from the normal state of health and function
the best definition of an ischemia is
a deficit of oxygen supply to the cells, due to circulatory obstruction
all of the followng statements are correct about cell damage except
initially cell damage does not changew cell metabolism, structure, or function
which of the following conditions distinguishes double-blind studies used in health research?
neither the members of the control group or the experimental group, nor the person administering the treatment know who is receiving the experimental therapy
if the data collected from the research process confirm tha tthe new treatment has increased effectiveness and is safe, this is called
evidence based research
a short-term illness that develops very quickly with perhaps a high fever or severe pain is called
the term prognosis refers to the
expected outcome of a disease
when prolonged ischemia occurs to an area of the heart, the resulting damage is referred to as
during the evaluation process for a new therapy's effectiveness and safety, a double-blind study may be conducted during
the third stage
why are the predisposing factors for a specific disease important to health professionals?
to develop preventative measures
cell damage may be caused by exogenous sources such as
certain food additives
which of the following is usually included in medical history?
past illnesses or surgeries, current illnesses, acute and chronic, prescribed medication or other treatments, nonprescription drugs and herbal remedies, current allergies.