HEALTH COLLEGE

Margo Spencer was diagnosed with closed-angle glaucoma affecting her left eye. She is scheduled to have a/an ________, performed to treat this condition.

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Answer:

Answer:

Margo Spencer was diagnosed with closed-angle glaucoma affecting her left eye. She is scheduled to have a/an peipheral iridotomy , performed to treat this condition.

Explanation:

Peripheral iridotomy is a laser treatment which basically treats close angle glaucoma by creating drainage holes in the iris thus helps unblock the canals resulting in extra fluid drain.

It can also be treated by surgical iridotomy (less common)

There are also a number of treatments including medications but the laser treatment is most commonly used in close angle glaucoma.


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Which of the following statements is NOT true about lockout/tagout? A.
Lockout/Tagout involves placing a physical lock and a tag on electrical equipment
B.
Lockout/Tagout is intended to ensure that electricity is not returned to the equipment by anyone until it is safe.
C.
Lockout/Tagout is necessary prior to working on electriikcal equipment
D.
Lockout/Tagout is to be used only in extreme cases of potential electrical hazard

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tha statement that is NOT true about lockout/tagout is: D. Lockout/Tagout is to be used only in extreme cases of potential electrical hazard Lockut/tagout is commonly used to make sure that the machine is properly shutted won prior to daily maintenance period. IT doesn't necessarily being done only for extreme potential electrical hazard cases
HIGH SCHOOL

Which statement about tobacco use is true A. Smokeless tobacco can lead to cancer but is not addictive
B. Smoking relaxes people because it lowers the heart rate
C. Smoking. An lead to emphysema as well as strokes

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Tobacco is the plant derivative of the nicotine-rich leaves used in smoking and chewing. Smoking tobacco can lead to emphysema as well as strokes. Thus, option C is correct.

What is the risk of consuming tobacco?

Tobacco is an addictive substance that is either chewed or smoked and is consumed by people to get relaxed and gives a pleasant feeling that distracts the person from any problems and unwell situations.

Using tobacco can lead to stroke, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, COPD (emphysema and chronic bronchitis), tuberculosis, etc., These diseases pose a serious threat to the body and can ultimately lead to the death of the person.

Its consumption can lead to blood clots, angina, cardiac arrest, babies with defects, abnormal cell growth, gum disease, cavities, mouth and lung cancer, etc. that are fatal.

Therefore, the use of tobacco can lead to emphysema and strokes.

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C. Smoking. An lead to emphysema as well as strokes
MIDDLE SCHOOL

Trans fatty acids are associated with

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Answer:

heart disease and stroke and type two diabetes

Explanation:

Health problems with the body
COLLEGE

Cooking food performs which of the following functions? decreases ease of digestion

decreases pathogens

decreases taste complexity

none of the above

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Decreases pathogens
HIGH SCHOOL

Jonathan is eight years old and is a participant in a study assessing the eating habits of school children. To assess the children's nutritional status, the research team plans to collect anthropometric data. Jonathan's parents are worried because they do not understand what this means. How would you explain this data collection method to allay their fears?a) The research team is taking measurements of Jonathan's height and weight to assess his growthb) The research team is asking Jonathan questions about his ancestors and their originsc) The research team is using blood tests to measure standard indicators of biochemical statusd) The research team is observing and recording Jonathan's normal behavior in school

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Answer:

a) The research team is taking measurements of Jonathan's height and weight to assess his growth

Explanation:

Anthropometry is a branch of anthropology that studies the measurements and dimensions of the various parts of the human body. Based on this concept, the term anthropometric data was created to refer to the activity where a group of nurses (or other professionals) take measurements of some parts of the body, such as height and weight, for example. For this reason, in the case described in the question above, nurses should reassure Jonathan's parents that the research team will measure Jonathan's height and weight to assess his growth.

HIGH SCHOOL

_______ deficiency can cause the destruction of heart muscle. A. Iron
B. Iodine
C. Selenium
D. Zinc

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Selenium deficiency can cause destruction of the heart muscle. Selenium deficiency can lead to  something called Keshan disease. One of the main symptom of Keshan disease is myocardial necrosis, leading to weakening of the heart.

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HIGH SCHOOL

Which member of the radiation oncology team maintains and directs the quality control and quality assurance activities associated with the use of ionizing radiation?

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Answer:

b. Medical physicist and dosimetrist

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Please help me A cool down _____.

increases the heart rate
helps relax the body
tightens up the leg muscles
increases your stress level

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ANSWER:

A cool down helps to relax the body.

EXPLANATION:

  • The cool down phase of exercising is an essential part of a work-out as it helps to slow down the activity level gradually.
  • Cool down is the phase in which the heart rate and breathing can be returned to normal levels.
  • Cool down also helps to remove metabolites from the body. It helps the muscles to relax and also prepare for the "next exercise session".  
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John is afraid to fly in airplanes. Explain Johns fear from the point of view of the behavioral approach and the cognitive approach

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Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches

An individual foundation or within little collection settings that is between 4 and 12 candidates who concentrate more precisely upon reaching those perceptions, moods, and habits that influence to distress and fear.

Cognitive Approaches

People undergoing distress have a type in the adverse way of considering oneself. Nature and the expectation may proceed to evaluate events in these terms of dropping into a series of negativity automatic assumptions. Simultaneous this concept usually make them meditate and find challenging to re-conceptualize.

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