Jones Case Study Essay

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Keeping Up With the Jones’s Case Study Directions: Complete Parts 1-6 of this case study. HYPERLINK "http://www.sciencecases.org/jones/jones.asp" http://www.sciencecases.org/jones/jones.asp Submit Answers to the Following Questions: Part I: What two parameters are responsible for creating the movement (filtration and reabsorption) of fluid across the capillary wall? The hydrostatic pressure/blood pressure and osmotic pressure/water pressure. Find a diagram of a capillary – copy/paste and cite the source. [pic] http://cikgurozaini.blogspot.com/2011/01/fluid-exchange.html Under normal circumstances, what components of the blood cross the capillary wall? Blood cells can't travel but interstitial fluid can and other…show more content…
Why did Suzie feel as if she had no energy at the doctor’s office? She hadn't eaten breakfast. Make an initial speculation about Suzie’s condition at this time. Assuming that your speculation is true, what do you think the doctor will find in the results of Suzie’s physical examination? She probably is malnourished and has health complications because of it like low blood pressure and drastic weight loss. Part III: What new signs and symptoms does Suzie exhibit that would concern you if you were the doctor? She has low nutrient levels!!!! And is extremely malnourished and looks unhealthy too. Do you wish to make any further speculation about Suzie’s condition at this time? Assuming that your speculation is true, what do you think the doctor will find in the results of Suzie’s physical examination? She definitely has an eating disorder, and her lack of nutrients will affect her health... Part IV: Is Suzie’s weight reasonable for her height? No Calculate the stroke volume of Suzie’s heart, and compare it to that of a normal individual. Her low calcium intake causes weaker heart contractions and that makes her stroke volume way lower than it should be. Why do you think her blood pressure is lower than normal? Does low blood pressure explain any of Suzie’s signs and symptoms that you may have noticed? She has low blood pressure because she is lacking a lot of nutrients, which explains a lot!!!! Why is Suzie’s hematocrit low, and why are

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