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5 Matching questions

  1. Infection
  2. Primary
  3. Spinal Cord Compression
  4. Anaplasia
  5. SIADH (syndrome of inappropriate anti-diuretic hormone)
  1. a Early recognition and treatment, palliative, high-dose corticosteroids and radiation, surgery, back or neck braces to reduce pressure
  2. b A response to tissue injury and invasion of organisms
  3. c change in the structure of cells and in their orientation to each other
  4. d Initial exposure--IgM predominates, some IgG 4-8 days
  5. e this results from an excess of ADH (Antidiuretic Hormone). The POSTERIOR pituitary gland continues to release ADH, causing the kidneys to reabsorb excess water, which decreases urine output & increases fluid volume. Client will have hyponatremia, water retention, weight gain, concentrated urine, muscle cramps & weakness. The low osmolality of blood allows fluid to leak out of vessels & causes brain swelling.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Involves WBCs, natural killer cells, & cytokines
    Provides for self and nonself recognition
    Critical role in preventing cancer development
    Transplant rejection (a protective response)
  2. Plasma/Interstitial fluid
    Allergies, parasitic infections
  3. What med stimulates growth of RBC's?
  4. 1:10,000, 0.5 ml IV, @ 5-10min intervals
  5. Reactions involve IgE mast cells, chemical mediators
    Labs: increased eosinophils, igE
    Allergy testing--skin test, oral food challenges, avoidance therapy, environmental changes, drug therapies/patient education.....antihistamines (block h1/h2 receptors), sympathomimetic/decongestant drugs, corticosteriods, antipruritic meds (anti-itch), mast cell-stabilizing meds, leukotriene receptor antagonists

5 True/False questions

  1. Karnofsky Performance ScaleContinuous or inappropriate cell growth
    Specific Morphology, small nuclear-to- cytoplasmic ratio. Tight adherence, No migration
    Specific differentiated functions, Orderly growth, normal chromosomes


  2. Dysplasiaabnormal development or growth of cells, tissues, or organs


  3. sympathomimetic/decongestant drugvasoconstriction of peripheral blood vessels, relaxation of bronchial smooth muscle


  4. Artificial Active Immunityproduction of your own antibodies as a result of vaccination or immunization


  5. InnateNative immunity, Born with it