Week 4: A 28-year-old male presents with opioid dependency.  He is not in treatment at the present time and…

Week 4: A 28-year-old male presents with opioid dependency.  He is not in treatment at the present time and…

TOPIC:

Week 4: A 28-year-old male presents with opioid dependency.  He is not in treatment at the present time and is exhibiting severe withdrawal symptoms.

  1. Compare and contrast the efferent and afferent nerve pathways.
  2. What is nociception?
  3. What is somatogenic pain?
  4. What is hyperalgesia? 
  5. How does Naloxone work?

Expectations

  • Length: A minimum of 250 words, not including references
  • Citations: At least one high-level scholarly reference in APA from within the last 5 years

Week 3

TOPIC:

A 78-year-old male presents with a diagnosis of heart failure.

  1. List 3 symptoms the patient exhibits and the patho principles.
  2. What role does hypertrophy play in heart failure?
  3. Does this patient have Ischemic disease?  Why or why not?
  4.  What is Virchow’s Triad?
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Expectations

  • Due: Thursday, 11:59 pm PT
  • Length: A minimum of 250 words, not including references
  • Citations: At least one high-level scholarly reference in APA from within the last 5 years
See also  Post a clinically relevant research question using the PICOT format.  How did you arrive at this topic and question?  Why is it important? 

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