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2011-07-27 21:23:38
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GI tract lifespan
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  1. What is hepititis
    is an inflammation of the liver resulting from several types of viral agents
  2. how is hep A spread
    direct contact (hand to mouth)
  3. how is hep B spread
    • needles, blood, body fluid, sex
    • most common in health care workers
  4. what are the 2 stages of hepititis
    • Acute- sometimes your body can fight it in this stage but it still will have the antibodies
    • Chronic- is when damage is done or being done cirrhosis
  5. identify 3 causes of hepititis
    viral, toxic and alcohol
  6. describe the immunization process for hep A&B if exposed
    have to get immunization within one week, best if within 24 hours
  7. pre-icteric stage
    vomiting
  8. -icteric stage
    jaundice
  9. post-icteric stage
    damage
  10. Albubin(Protine) asmotic pressure does what
    pullsfluid into vascular space
  11. liver enzymes
    AST, ALT, LDH, Alkaline phos

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