Case Study : Water Intoxication
Mika Rose Deloraine is a 34 year old women who is trying to fall pregnant. One morning she presents to her doctor with a suspected urinary tract infection. In addition to her usual antibiotics and pain killers, Mika’s doctor suggests she increase her water intake to “flush her system”. Being overzealous Mika drinks roughly 500ml every half hour resulting in hospitalisation with her diagnosis as water intoxication.
In this case study you will describe the importance of maintaining homeostasis in regards to water and electrolyte balance for optimal health. Your focus should be on the kidneys and the cardiovascular system, in particular control from the renin-angiotensin system. Secondly, you will describe what effect ingesting large quantities of water has on:
– Fluid and electrolyte imbalances (blood tonicity).
– Renal function.
– Cardiac function (BP) including bradycardia and widened pulse pressure.
– Intracranial pressures and neurological effects of water intoxication.
By the end of this case study you should be able to:
Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.
You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.Read more
Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.Read more
Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.Read more
Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.Read more
By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.Read more