Intro to Medical Science

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Intro to Medical Science
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2012-04-23 18:50:48
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Chapters 1,2,3 and 13 NO CHAPTER 16
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  1. Anatomoy is the study of normal body funtions.
    False
  2. Mortality refers to the number of deaths caused by a disease.
    True
  3. Symptoms are objective evidence of a disease.
    False
  4. Signs may be perceived by the physician.
    False
  5. Exacerbation and remission may characterize a chronic disease.
    True
  6. HIV can be trasnmitted through salivia.
    False
  7. Fever is an example of specific immunity.
    False
  8. Inflammation is an undesirable reaction to an injury.
    False
  9. Antibodies provide humoral immunity.
    True
  10. Cell-mediated immunity depends on the activities of B lymphocytes.
    False
  11. T lymphocytes produce antibodies.
    False
  12. The release of histamine increases the permeability of capillary walls.
    True
  13. Failure to immune tolerance creates an autoimmune disease.
    True
  14. Anaphylactic shock is a moderately serious allergic reaction.
    False
  15. Type I hypersensitivities involve IgM or IgG and cause destruction of foreign cells.
    False
  16. Infectious disease are not a major cause of death and disability in the world today.
    False
  17. Rabies is a communicable disease.
    False
  18. Antibiotics are effective against viruses.
    False
  19. The respiratory system is the most frequently used portal of entry.
    True
  20. Ascariasis is the most type of roundworm infection in humans.
    True
  21. More than 90% of deaths from infectious diseases worldwide are caused by a few diseases.
    True
  22. Prions are composed of protein and nucleic acid.
    False
  23. Hand washing is the single most important means of preventing the spread of nosocomial infections.
    True
  24. Antibiotics are effective treatments for helminth infestations.
    False
  25. Chickenpox is transmitted by the parenteral route.
    False
  26. Rabies is a viral infection.
    True
  27. The Sabin vaccine works inthe digestive tract.
    True
  28. Oxygen under high pressure is effective in treating rabies.
    False
  29. Blood is not normally found in cerebrospinal fluids.
    True
  30. Dopamine deficiency causes epilepsy.
    False
  31. Transient ischemic attacks are characterized by loss of consciousness.
    True
  32. An aura is a flashback of previous contusion events.
    False
  33. Viral meningitis requires quarantine isolation procedures.
    True
  34. Excess Dilantin may cause Parkinson's disease.
    False
  35. Conjunctivitis is usually a viral attack in adults.
    False

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