Topic 11 DQ 1
Answer both of the following discussion questions for your discussion response.
1The American Cancer Society states that some cancers can be prevented, as they are related to lifestyle factors such as diet, obesity, smoking, and lack of physical activity. Early detection and screening mechanisms are obviously key, but the data suggests that they have only been somewhat effective. What are some ideas and strategies that could perhaps lead to a further reduction in preventable cancer deaths?
2Discuss a malabsorption condition and share the pathophysiological alterations associated with the condition.
Topic 11 DQ 2
Select two of the following discussion questions for your discussion response. Indicate which questions you have chosen using the format displayed in the “Discussion Forum Sample.”
- Discuss the differences between respiratory acidosis and respiratory alkalosis. Provide a case study or presentation associated with respiratory acidosis or respiratory alkalosis.
- Clinicians have developed an appreciation for obstructive sleep apnea. Explain the pathophysiological problems a patient could experience associated with obstructed sleep apnea (OSA).
- Multiple conditions lead to pulmonary embolus. Articulate the development and associated conditions leading to pulmonary embolus.