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NUR 2063 Essentials of Pathophysiology Exam 1 Study Guide

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NUR 2063 Essentials of Pathophysiology Exam 1 Study Guide 1. What is allostasis? a. Allostasis is a dynamic process that supports and helps the body achieve a steady state. 2. U... nderstand the difference between sequela and complication. a. Sequela is the disease or condition in which is caused by an earlier disease or problem while complication is the act or process worsening of a condition or disease process. 3. What happens during the alarm phase of Hans Selye’s General adaptation Syndrome? a. Called the fight or flight response provides surge of energy and physical alteration to either evade or confront danger. 4. Remember this is the fight or flight stage. What clinical findings would the patient in the fight or flight stage present with? (select all) 5. The four components of Pathophysiology (select all) a. Etiology b. Pathogenesis c. Clinical manifestations d. Treatment 6. Prevention stage of disease- i.e. Primary, Secondary, Tertiary a. Primary: Intervening before health effects occur, through measures such as vaccinations, altering risky behaviors and banning substances known to be associated with a disease or health condition. b. Secondary: Screening to identify diseases in the earliest stages, before the onset of signs and symptoms, through measures such as mammography and regular blood pressure testing. c. Tertiary Prevention: Managing diseases post diagnosis to slow or stop the disease progression through measures such as chemo, rehabilitation, and screenings. 7. What compounds (2) does the body release during stress? a. Epinephrine (adrenaline) b. Norepinephrine (noradrenaline) c. Cortisol d. Dopamine 8. How is fluid between interstitial and intracellular compartments distributed? [Show More]

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