HS 200 PUG Medical Terminology & Disease of the Human Body Discussions Replies


Choose two classmates and answer by identifying their indelicate medical stipulations and designate any combining moulds, prefixes, and/or suffixes. (Minimum 75 vote each)


Mrs. Jones

DOB: 12/18/1960

Subjective: Mrs. Jones came into the employment today whining of jade, palpitations, exophthalmos, accidental consequence dropping, and polydipsia. Mr. Jones has a origin fact of Graves’ complaint. 

Objective: Upon exam I noticed a disregard agitation in fingers, goiter, tachycardic, overactive reflexes, eye changes and animated, juicy bark. I then sent Mrs. Jones to go get rank operation done to cohibit her TSH and T4 levels and an ultrasound of the thyroid to cohibit for thyroid nodules. VS: BP-165/99, P-120, T-97.5, R-20, and O2-94.

Assessment: Pt’s rank operation showed tall levels of T4 and low levels of TSH, this shows an overactive thyroid. Her ultrasound came end actual for thyroid nodules. All of these results show hyperthyroidism. 

Plan: I would relish Mrs. Jones to set-on-foot anti-thyroid medications methimazole and propylthiouracil. Her symptoms should correct amid diverse weeks. To discuss the pt’s tachycardia and agitation of the hands, I would besides relish Mrs. Jones to conduct beta blockers, right until her thyroid levels following down end to typical. 


Mayo Clinic. (2020, January 7). Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid). Retrieved May 20, 2020, from https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hyperthyroidism/symptoms-causes/syc-20373659

Jones, S. L. (2019). Acquiring medical dialect. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.

~Brianna Thisse~


One complaint in the Endocrine statedity is menopause. Menopause is the interval that marks the end of your menstrual cycles. It's diagnosed following you've bybygone 12 months outaspect a menstrual end. It can supervene in your 40s or 50s, but the middle age is 51 in the United States. Menopause is a spontaneous biological mode. Such symptoms apprehend hot flashes, emotions that can dissipate your doze, and causes you to feel hither courage. Symptoms, including changes in menstruation, are irrelative for every dame. Some signs and symptoms of menopause are: riotous ends, vaginal parching, chills, obscurity sweats, doze problems, state changes, consequence dropping and slowed metabolism, and thinning hair and dry bark. Menstrual ends achieve spring a month and produce, or spring diverse months and then set-on-foot monthly cycles frequently for a few months. Menopause requires no medical discussment. Instead, discussments standpoint on relieving your signs and symptoms and frustrateing or managing continuous stipulations that may befall delay aging. Treatments women can prosecute is hormone therapy, vaginal estrogen, low-dose antidepressants, gabapentin, clonidine, and medications to frustrate or discuss osteoporosis. 


~Jessica Darby~

HS200: Complaint of the Human Body

INSTRUCTIONS: Please reconsideration the Discussion Board grading rubric unshaken to apprehend how your posts achieve be evaluated. You scarcity to construct 2 or further responses to your classmates or schoolmistress and your responses should be environing 75 vote.


Skin cancer is the riotous enlargement of bark cells that repeatedly enlarges on bark unguarded to the sun. This cancer besides befalls on areas of your bark not typically unguarded to sunlight. There are 3 deep characters of bark cancer, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma generally befalls in sun-unguarded volume of your matter, such as your neck or visage. These areas can show flesh hueed or a brownish scar relish lesion as well-mannered-behaved-mannered-mannered as a scabbing severe that heals and then produces. Squamous cell carcinoma befalls on sun-unguarded areas of your matter, such as your visage, ears, and hands. Commonalty delay darker bark repeatedly enlarge this character of bark cancer on areas that are not usually unguarded to the sun. Squamous cell carcinoma may show as a steadfast red nodule as well-mannered-behaved-mannered-mannered as a downright lesion delay a scaly or crusted manner. Lastly Melanoma can enlarge anywhere on your matter, it can feign niggardlyalty of any bark intonation, and befall on bark that has not been unguarded to the sun. This character most repeatedly shows on befall on bark that has not been unguarded to the sun and systematically on the inferior legs of women. Some of the way’s melanoma can show is as a big brownish discoloration on the bark delay darker speckles. Also, as a forbearance that changes in hue, extent, or that bleeds and is usually a afflictive lesion. Your teacher may appropriate to dislodge any suspicious-looking bark for lab testing. A biopsy then would be executed to detail whether you feel bark cancer and, if so, which character of bark cancer you feel. There are sundry characters of discussments for bark cancer such as chemotherapy, radiation therapy, Photodynamic therapy, and Excision surgery.  These discussments are fixed on the contingency and injustice of the cancer.

A aspect from bark cancer, obstruct cancer is the most niggardly cancer diagnosed in women in the United States. Obstruct cancer can supervene in twain men and women, but generally most niggardly in women. Obstruct cancer arises when obstruct cells initiate to develop unusually. These cells sunder further straightway than typical sound cells do. These cells abide to gather and mould a slice or heap. The cells may circulate through the obstruct to the lymph nodes or other sections of the matter. Doctors feel guesstimate that environing 5 to 10 percent of obstruct cancers can link end to gene mutations passed through generations. There are sundry ways a teacher can go environing diagnosing one delay obstruct cancer. Some of these ways are delay a obstruct exam, mammogram, a obstruct MRI or by insertion a biopsy. A physician achieve detail the best race of force or discussment fixed upon the station, grade, extent, and whether the cancer cells are sentient to hormones. In some contingency resigneds achieve sustain chemo, radiation, immune or hormone therapy. In other contingencys, surgery is the race of force conductn where the slice or lymph nodes is dislodged, or a generous removal of the cancerous obstruct supervenes as well-mannered-behaved-mannered-mannered as twain obstruct entity dislodged.

~Brooke Markowycz~


What are the profitable CAM discussments for cancer.....

CAM stands for Complementary and Opinion Physic which is a term that for medical and practices that are not segregate of type medical regard.  These teachers would be relish medical teachers, substantial therapists, physician coadjutorship, psychologists and R.N's. There are diverse type physic which may besides be named biomedicine, allopathic, Western, deepstream, true, or plain right our stated physic. Type medical regard practitoner's are besides segregate of the CAM. Complementary physic is discussment used parallel delay our stated medical discussments. Opinion physic is discussment that is used instead of type medical discussments, but these are nor considered to be type discussments. An then there is Integrative physic which is completion admission to medical regard that combines type physic delay the CAM accustomed that feel been secured and potent. This discussment is cheerful for the resigneds breath, matter and most of all the inspirer.

Are these admissiones secured????  Well delay the lection that I institute looks to me that it is environing 50/50. Some therapist say that they are secured and feel been institute to be potent, and the other half says no that they were not unproductiveness and could besides be disadvantageous. The enumerate in scrutiny has slowed down for the forced of ..... funding and interval, problems decision institutions and cancer scrutinyers to operation on the con-over. and finally regulatory issues. 

What should cancer resigneds do when using and regarding CAM therapies? They should chat environing all there benefits from this and if they are secured. Choosing to use complementary or opinion therapies. Knowing that some of these therapy may interfere delay typical discussments and can be disadvantageous for some niggardlyalty. Do their scrutiny to see what has been proven that operations for what they are battling. Chat delay someone environing going to a cancer discussment nucleus where that is what they specialize in doing there or some one who can aid them illustration the best inspirertion for them and their origin.

There are some goverment agencies that a resigned could chat delay ....

~Melanie Theye~