Short Answer Questions

Short Answer Questions

Answers to the following questions approximately 100-150 words (APA 7 edition) per each question including 2 scholarly references per each question. Respond from the perspective that you are the clinician involved in the case.

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1.What happens to the immune function when a person ages?

2.Betty, who is 25 years of age, has been diagnosed with Raynaud phenomenon. She has been a snow skier for 10 years and would like to continue skiing. She plans to take a weekend trip to Vermont next weekend. How would you explain the disease process to her?

3.A patient is diagnosed with a hepatocellular adenoma. Obviously, he is concerned about his newly diagnosed condition. He would like to know more about his condition. What type of cell is involved? Is it benign or malignant? What are the characteristics of benign versus malignant tumors?


4.Three people are diagnosed with different types of cancer. One is a life-long smoker and has lung cancer, one has active Crohns disease and colorectal cancer, and the other is a farmer with newly diagnosed melanoma. What do these individuals have in common?

Book to Use

McCance, K. L., & Huether, S. E., (2019). Pathophysiology: The biologic basis for disease in adults and children (8th ed.). Mosby. ISBN:978-0-323-58347-3 (along with 2 scholarly references per each question)



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