Patho Ch 1

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Patho Ch 1
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2012-05-27 14:57:19
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HMIT210 - Patho/Pharm - Pathology Human Dieases
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  1. Homoeostatsis
    • •A system in which a particular variable is not changing but energy must be
    • continuously added to maintain this variable constant
    • •A state of equilibrium
  2. •Disease
    •A state of disequilibrium
  3. •Pathology
    •The medical science that examines the essential nature of disease, especially changes of structure and function in body tissues and organs that cause or are caused by disease
  4. Pathophysiology
    •The study of physiological processes leading to disease
  5. •Signs
    •Objective evidence of disease seen on physical examination
  6. •Symptoms
    •Subjective symptom(s) of disease described by patient
  7. •Syndromes
    •Combination of signs and symptoms occurring concurrently in disease
  8. Diagnosis
    •Scientific or clinical methods to determine nature of disease
  9. •Physical exam
    • •Signs and symptoms
    • •Patient history
    • •Laboratory data
    • •Diagnostic tests
  10. •Physical exam
    • Blood Preasure
    • Temaptture
    • Heart (pulse) rate
    • Palpation
    • Lung sounds
    • Reflexes
  11. •Diagnostic
    tests:
    • •For visualizing structural and functional changes
    • •Examples
    • •Computer
    • tomography (CT) scans
    • •Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
    • •Ultrasound
    • •Nuclear
    • medicine
    • •Biopsy

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