X-rays taken in which the pattern of absorption is observed through planes
Magnetic resonance imaging
Positron emission tomography
Images produced by the reflection of high-frequency sound waves as they pass through body tissues.
Images produced by displacing protons in atomic nuclei with radiofrequency signals
A nuclear medicine scan in which positron-emitting radionucleotides are injected into the patient, and then the patient is scanned externally to determine up-take of the contrast medium.
magnetic resonance imagining
The most common cause of death in the United States is:
Regeneration is the replacement of the destroyed tissue by cells similar to those previously present
Blindness caused due to diabetes is an example of:
mortality of disease
morbidity of disease
prevalence of disease
incidence of disease
Causes of disease include which of the following:
all of the above
Which of the following differences between transudative and exudative effusions are correct?
Transudative effusions will have a high protein count
Transudative effusions are the result of decreased osmotic pressure
Exudative effusions will have a low protein count
Exudative effusions are the result of increased osmotic pressure
1, 2, 3
1, 3, 4
The main function of neutrophils is to do which of the following:
Release chemical substances to kill cells
Remembering the chemical structure of the foreign material
Engulf and digest foreign materials
Produce antibodies in response to foreign material
The sequence of events that lead from structural and functional abnormalities to clinical manifestations.
The study of the cause of the disease
The study of disease
The study of the sequence of events that occur in a disease.
Cell death that is scheduled is called:
The leukocyte that arrives first from the blood at the site of acute inflammation is the:
A patient presents to the primary health provider’s office with a chief complaint of fever and general malaise. The primary health provider will likely order which of the following laboratory exams?
1. Complete Blood Count
2. Bacterial blood culture
3. Blood typing
4. Immunology studies
Prognosis is best described by which of the following:
The identification of a disease process
The likely course of a disease process
A list of possible diseases affecting the patient
A guide for treatment
Mast cells contain histamine and other vasoactive amines important in the inflammatory response. When mast cells release these mediators, what is the response in the body?
Vasodilation and increased vascular permeability
Inhibit kinin from becoming bradykinin
Initiate the coagulation cascade
Trigger cytokines to down-regulate inflammation
The body’s attempt to isolate or “wall-off” an infection is best exemplified by an:
Fibrin is the end-product of which of the following chemical systems of inflammation?
Proteomics is the identification of how a patient will respond to a particular drug, based on their genetic make-up.
Examples of lesions associated with an inflammatory response include: