28 notecards = 7 pages (4 cards per page)
How would giving a patient intravaneous albumin affect filtration?
What would be the effect on urine output if sodium channels in the tubule cells were inhibited? Remember that most of the volume of urine is water.
What might cause blood in the urine?
Alcohol acts as a diuretic because it ___.
Where is filtrate produced in the nephron?
Which of the following is the most likely to cause pyelonephritis?
The macula densa cells respond to ___.
Which layer does the embryo burrow itself and implant into?
A woman wjo wants to ensure conception might buy an "ovulation predictor" kit. Which of the following hormones would be the best indicator of imminent ovulation?
The ___ of the uterus receives the embryo and provides nourishment until the placenta is formed.
Which of the following hormones do males secrete?
What might happen in a nonpregnant woman who began taking high levels of progesterone and estrogen supplements followed by high doses of prolactin supplements?
What is the major difference between spermatogenesis and oogenesis?
LH stimulates the production of __ by the follicular thecal cells
As many as ___ sperm can be released with each ejaculation.
What is the earliest stage that you can determine pregnancy?
What is the major stimulus triggering parturition?
When a woman's "water breaks" just before delivery, it is the ___ that ruptures.
Breast-feeding provides several advantages to newborns. For example, ____.
The most common cause of acid-base imbalance is ______.
Which organs are the ultimate acid-base regulatory organs?
In the collecting ducts, bicarbonate ions are generated by ______ cells, while ______ cells secrete bicarbonate ions.
How might the pH of the intracellular fluid change when cells increase their rate of metabolism?
If the blood pH decreases, what breathing change would you expect?
The primary buffer of the extracellular fluid (ECF) is the _______.
A patient's anxiety caused her to develop respiratory alkalosis. What breathing technique did the nurse recommend, and why?
After traveling from LA to Denver, Claire finds she is not feeling well and checks into a clinic for help. What is the diagnosis, and what has caused this problem?
A patient is admitted to the hospital in complete collapse. His blood pH is 6.8, and his HCO3- is 20mEq/L. A medical history reveals that this patient is a chronic alcoholic. What diagnosis would you give, and what prognosis?