Explain what hypoparathyroidism is and the clinical manifestations (symptoms) of hypoparathyroidism. How is hypoparathyroidism diagnosed and treated?

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course textbook Title: Understanding Pathophysiology, Fifth Edition
Author: Huether and McCance
Edition: 5th
ISBN-13: 9780323090155

1. List and explain two functions of the hypothalamus and the part of the nervous system in which it is located.

2. Explain what hypoparathyroidism is and the clinical manifestations (symptoms) of hypoparathyroidism. How is hypoparathyroidism diagnosed and treated?

3. All newborns are routinely screened for PKU. Explain the following:
a. What PKU stands for
b. What it is
c. How an infant develops the disease
d. What method is used to complete the screening
e. What complications may arise in infants diagnosed with PKU
f. How these complications can be avoided

4. Explain coronary artery disease (CAD), the rate of incidence in the U.S., and both controllable and noncontrollable risk factors for CAD.

5. A nurse is providing education to a female patient about menopause. What kind of information should the nurse provide? Be sure to include an explanation of menopause, symptoms associated with menopause, age of onset, and risk factors that may be associated with menopause (i.e., health factors that could be affected).

6. The risk of prostate cancer is greater for which group of people? What are the symptoms of prostate cancer? How is it diagnosed? How is prostate cancer treated?

7. Identify the three accessory organs of the digestive tract and explain their functions.

8. Explain the pathophysiology of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), including systemic and local symptoms associated with the disease, long-term complications, and current treatments.

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