H & B Case Study

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1. Jaime is helping move patients and develop x-rays. What levels of structural organization is he managing? Jamie would be managing two levels of structural organization, Organismal level and system level. The organism level is linked to an organism which is any living individual. All of the other 5 levels of the body make up the organism. The system level is used because Jamie is looking at different systems of the body, he looks at the chest of one patient, a sprained ankle of another and the abdomen of a child. These body parts are in different systems. ------------------------------------------------- Top of Form X-rays will show organs, recognizable as distinct structures within the body. The system level will be represented by the…show more content…
The coughing cycle forms a positive feedback system. The cough stimulates movement of lung tissues and fluid inside the lungs, which stimulates more coughing, causing the cycle to repeat. 8. What are the elderly patient’s signs and symptoms? Signs: coughing chills Symptoms backpain Signs are observable changes, such as the patient’s coughing spasms. Symptoms are subjective changes, such as his back pain and feeling the chills. 9. Using anatomical directions, describe the relationship between the car accident victim’s stomach and her spleen. left upper quadrant spleen superior to stomach left hypochondriac region The stomach is medial and slightly inferior to the spleen. 10. Name the structures found within the mediastinum (seen on the x-ray). heart, esophagus, trachea, thymus, and several large blood vessels that enter and exit the heart. The mediastinum (located between the lungs in the thoracic cavity) contains the heart, thymus, esophagus, trachea, and several large blood vessels. 11. Describe the quadrant and regions in which you would expect to find the CT patient’s and a normal person’s

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