Thus the issue per se is not intramuscular versus subcutaneous injections, but intramuscular injection in the thigh versus intramuscular injection in the deltoid muscle and subcutaneous injection in the arm. D human insulin is more variable than other sources of insulin, so cloning provides a greater chance of obtaining a form that can be used by the diabetic's muscles. The worm is too big to be engulfed by a phagocytic cell. D protects the body against foreign substances by antibodies that are located exclusively in the lymph nodes. You are caring for a young woman with constant, diffuse abdominal pain, referred pain to both shoulders, and vaginal bleeding.
It has the potential to become pandemic Which of the following statements regarding anaphylaxis is correct? C increased cardiac contractility, which results in hypertension. Definition The worm gets coated with antibodies, which activate other cells in the immune system to secrete chemicals that kill it. She is conscious but very quiet. D recall that capnography will be a less reliable tool. Although you are properly trained, your protocols do not allow you to intubate newborns. A 56-year-old man is experiencing a severe allergic reaction following multiple ant bites. Definition True Term True or False When assessing a patient, the general impression will help you decide whether the patient's condition is stable or unstable.
Term What is an adjuvant? What should be your initial action in managing this situation? There is evidence that a 21-year-old woman was given Rohypnol before being raped. D smaller titers of the disease are injected into the person, which results in the production of antibodies that cause histamine release and a mild allergic reaction. A routine chest x-ray requires the tracheostomy tubing to be rotated out of view. C administer a half dose of epinephrine, begin transport, and give the patient 125 mg of methylprednisolone en route. How should you handle this situation? The rationale for this conclusion is based on the fact that severe anaphylactic reactions can be rapidly fatal and therefore the faster the rise in blood levels, the more potentially effective the injection will be in preventing death. C composed of nine microtubule doublets surrounding a central pair of microtubules.
A Complete airway obstruction B Partial airway obstruction with poor air exchange C Lower airway obstruction D Partial airway obstruction with adequate air exchange Small masses of lymphoepithelial tissue are found at the lateral aspects of both the oropharynx and the nasopharnyx. The B cell binds to a cytokine and then interacts with the T H cell. How does carbon monoxide harm the body? C flow of information from parent to offspring. Your elderly patient has been struck by a car and you suspect serious internal bleeding. The child is conscious and alert with unlabored tachypnea, tachycardia, and a blood pressure that is consistent with her age. She states that her last menstrual period was 2 months ago, but she adamantly denies being pregnant. Gentle palpation of her abdomen reveals that it is soft and nontender.
A 45-year-old woman with spasm of the bronchioles B 3-year-old man with a fever and swelling of the larynx C 78-year-old woman with a large mucous plug in her bronchi D 61-year-old man with a piece of fruit food stuck in his trachea You arrive on the scene of the local steak restaurant. You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center. An individual is exposed to a killed pathogen, an inactivated pathogen, or a component of a pathogen. The individual is protected from subsequent exposures because the body produces macrophages that live a long time and can remember the pathogen. According to the nursing staff, she is more confused than normal and is to be transported to the emergency department for evaluation. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2001; 108 5 :871-873. The 18-month-old patient has a fever of 104.
You are in the home of a 17-year-old teenager complaining of abdominal pain. The hypoxic drive stimulates a person to breathe on the basis of low oxygen levels. Her blood pressure is low, and her pulse and respiratory rates are elevated. The worm gets coated with antibodies, which activate other cells in the immune system to secrete chemicals that kill it. Your assessment reveals that he has a barrel-shaped chest, unilaterally diminished breath sounds, and tachycardia. You are caring for a child who has been burned. A Transport the child in the car seat with padding around the head and torso B If no sign of spinal injury, remove the child from the car seat and transport normally C You should remove the child from the car seat maintaining spinal immobilization D Have the parent hold the child while both are immobilized on a long spine board 13.
As you approach her, you note that she is holding her right arm against her body, cradling it with the left arm. Which of the following indicates that a patient's serum has antibodies against influenza virus? When a person is vaccinated against a disease: A the body develops antibodies in response to the vaccine and produces an immune response before the disease can enter the body and cause damage. C the greater the chance that severe anaphylaxis will occur. Her husband tells you that she was recently discharged from the hospital after having hip surgery. Following the primary response to a foreign substance, the body: A recognizes the substance as foreign, but does not produce antibodies until subsequent exposure. As soon as you enter the child's residence, you can hear a lound, barking cough.
A Suction should be applied while withdrawing the catheter B Effective suction units should generate at least 300 mmHg when the distal end is occluded C Suction attempts should be limited to 15 seconds D All of the above You are called to a rural hospital to transfer a patient to another facility. B utilizes macrophages to immediately destroy the substance and eliminate it from the body. The infant's abdomen is markedly distended. C is an acquired form of immunity that involves desensitization through the use of immunizations. Her first baby was delivered by cesarean section.
The child is conscious and alert with unlabored tachypnea, tachycardia, and a blood pressure that is consistent with her age. Using the pediatric assessment triangle, you notice that the boy is sitting upright in the tripod position. There are no obvious signs of death so you begin resuscitation. C researchers to artificially turn on gene expression. The hypoxic drive serves as the primary stimulus for breathing in healthy individuals. Her blood pressure is low, and her pulse and respiratory rates are elevated. Boosters are the highly antigenic portions of the conjugated vaccines.
The B cell binds the antigen. D The F- bacterium ends up carrying one or more plasmids from the F+ bacterium; the F+ bacterium is unchanged. This posterior smooth muscle connection allows for: A The movement of food through the esophagus B The movement of air through the trachea C The movement of food through the trachea D The movement of air through the esophagus Assessment findings for an alert and oriented patient complaining of shortness of breath reveal an open airway and strong radial pulse, accompanied by skin that is cool and diaphoretic. D call 9-1-1 as soon as he is exposed. B blocks the histamine effects at the H1 receptor sites. C develops sensitivity and is able to recognize the substance following subsequent exposure.