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What is the body's normal response to tissue damage from any source (may occur in any tissue or organ)?
(It is an attempt by the body to
the damaging agent and
the damaged tissue.)
What are the Clinical Presentations (s/s) of
heat, edema (swelling), redness, and pain.
What enzymes are required for prostiglandin production?
Cyclooxygenase (Cox enzymes)
What are the 2 Forms of the Enzyme
& Where are they present?
@ all tissues
@ sites of injury
What do the
Inflamation, pain, and fever
What does the
and protects the
What is the function of the
promotes inflammation, synthesizes pain receptors, and mediates fever in the brain
What medications block the
(Non-Steriodal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs)
inflamation, pain, and fever
& they can cause
b/c they lower prosteglandins
enzyme reduces _______ and promotes ________ & ________
Gastric acid secretion
Renal Blood Flow & platelet agrivation (clotting)
What could happen if you inhibit the
Increased Gastric upset
Decreased Renal function & clots
What could happen if you inhibit
Supress inflammation & theraputic effects of pain meds
Block or alter
the chemical reactions associated with the
Name 4 types of Anti-Inflammatory Agents.
Which anti-inflammatory drug is used systemically (all over) to
block the inflammatory and immune systems.
(they block prostiglandins)
Which anti-inflammatory drugs
block the release of histamine
in the initiation of the inflammatory response.