UT Arlington NURS 3366 - Week 1 notes Basic Concepts (9 pages)

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Nurs 3366 - Pathophysiologic Processes: Implications for Nursing

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1 Nursing 3366 Pathologic Processes Implications for Nursing Basic Concepts of Pathophysiology Objectives outcomes DESCRIBE DISCUSS IDENTIFY 1 concepts underlying the nomenclature of physiology and pathophysiology 2 appropriate general application of those concepts to disease processes and situations Re sidebar other boxed info in all your lecture notes a Information in a sidebar box is generally not covered orally in lecture but is added knowledge for you or a review of previous info or Prep info b If the info in the box is prefaced by FYI you won t be responsible for it on a test c If there is no FYI preface the information IS eligible for test concepts material DO NOT FORGET TO STUDY THESE SIDEBAR NOTES d If a note says HOME STUDY that means we will NOT go over Outline for Lecture I Overview A Physiology B Pathophysiology C Examples II Some basic physiologic A Homeostasis B Compensation and decompensation III Pathophysiologic concepts terminology Some standard language usage A Disease vs disorder vs syndrome clarifications B Terms relating to elements leading up to a disease o AKA means also known as C Terms relating to causes of a disease o IE or ie means in other D Terms relating to course of a disease words E Sequela aftermath of a disease o eg means for example I Overview A mostly the B that C 1 2 II o this sign before a word means approximately Physiology study of functions processes that occur in body NORMAL processes Pathophysiology the study of the underlying changes in body physiology result from disease or injury FYI pathology pathophysiology come from Latin root word pathos suffering Examples physiologic amenorrhea versus pathophysiological amenorrhea physiologic albuminuria versus pathophysiological albuminuria Some basic physiologic concepts A Homeostasis maintenance of constant conditions in the body s internal environment 1 Cells must have constant supply of nutrients H2O O2 and exist in narrow pH temperature range 2 Maintaining homeostasis is



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