A woman of age 44 years was found unconscious in the living room by her husband. She was quickly taken to a hospital. The vital signs showed that the blood pressure was slightly high, the heart beat was increased, and the blood sugar levels were also elevated. Characters in the case: 44 year old woman, her husband, and the physician. Adequate information: After giving insulin therapy to the patient, the vital signs came down. To determine: Whether the H + (proton or hydrogen ion) can readily move across an individual’s blood-brain barrier or not.

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Chapter 9, Problem 2CAQ3
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Case summary:

A woman of age 44 years was found unconscious in the living room by her husband. She was quickly taken to a hospital. The vital signs showed that the blood pressure was slightly high, the heart beat was increased, and the blood sugar levels were also elevated.

Characters in the case:

44 year old woman, her husband, and the physician.

Adequate information:

After giving insulin therapy to the patient, the vital signs came down.

To determine:

Whether the H+ (proton or hydrogen ion) can readily move across an individual’s blood-brain barrier or not.

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