Case Study
Topics: Immune system, Innate immune system / Pages: 5 (1218 words) / Published: Feb 15th, 2015

Module 04 Case Study: Cardiovascular and Immune/Lymphatic Systems
Each question is worth 1 point, unless otherwise noted.
I’ve Fallen Over and I Can’t Get Up: Part I—"Children Playing in The Heat" Questions

1. What signs and symptoms did Greg exhibit when he was in the house?
Some signs and symptoms Greg experienced were thirst, dizziness, and turgor.

2. Was Mrs. Myron correct when she said that Greg was dehydrated? Which signs and symptoms are consistent with this notion? Mrs. Myron thought that it was not necessary to seek medical treatment. Do you think she was correct?
I believe Mrs. Myron was correct when she said Greg was dehydrated. All his signs and symptoms are symptoms of dehydration. I would probably have taken him to the hospital because he passed out and continues to do so, another factor would have been his temperature.
I’ve Fallen Over and I Can’t Get Up: Part II—"The High School Football Game" Questions

1. What were Greg’s signs and symptoms before the game and during the warm up? Can you think of any reasons why Greg exhibited these signs and symptoms?
Before the game and during warm up Greg experienced dizziness, loss of appetite, flushed, and sweaty. Greg may be experiencing dehydration.

2. Greg is taken to the hospital after being injured during the game. What problems do you think the physicians will find with Greg when they examine him, or do you think he is only suffering from dehydration?
Greg has probably experienced a concussion from the hit he took.

I’ve Fallen Over and I Can’t Get Up: Part III—"The Next Day In The Hospital" Questions

1. What are Greg’s new signs and symptoms? Do you have a diagnosis for Greg’s problem?
Greg is now feeling nauseous, weak, and has a headache. I think he has a concussion.

2. The chart below shows that when baroreceptors detect a drop in arterial blood pressure the sympathetic nervous system stimulates the heart and the smooth muscles in the walls of the arteries and the veins. Write

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