Pathophysiology Final exam review
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The study of diseases that can cause abnormalities in the structure of function of the organ systems in the body is _____________.
The measurable characteristics that the patient exhibits as a result of the disease process are referred to as _____________.
The characteristics that the patient feels and describes as a result of a disease are ______.
Alterations of cell growth are known as ________.
Adverse patient conditions caused by treatment by a physician are known as ________.
If the underlying cause of a disease is unknown, it is termed ____________.
Infections contracted within the healthcare facility are _______ infections.
Contagious diseases contracted outside the healthcare facility are _______ infections.
The immediate response of the body to local injury is ____________.
As a result of inflammation, there are four overlapping responses which are:
a. __________ b. __________ c. __________ d. __________
The term ________ describes the ability of fluids to pass from one structure to another.
Inflammatory ______ causes the swelling associated with inflammation and is caused by protein-rich fluid resulting in pressure and pain.
Fibrous scar tissue replaces destroyed tissue with _______ tissue.
Fibrous scars are a result of strong connective tissue contracting to form a/an _________ in the abdomen.
A protruding tumor-like scar known as _______ results from an accumulation of excessive amounts of collagen.
List the 5 clinical signs of acute inflammation.
1. _______ 2. ________ 3. ________ 4. ________ 5. ________
Microcirculation at the injury site results in ______ and ______.
Swelling because of the exudate is also known as ___________.
As a result of the swelling, the pressure on the nerve endings causes _____ and possible ________.
The presence of _______...
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