urine formation in the kidneys.

Unit VIII Assessment

QUESTION 1

Explain the process of urine formation in the kidneys.
Your response must be at least 75 words in length.

QUESTION 2

Briefly compare the three categories of acids that can threaten the pH balance in your body.
Your response must be at least 75 words in length.

QUESTION 3

EMS 910 is responding to an athlete who has collapsed during a marathon race. You arrived on scene to find the patient very lethargic with severe weakness. She is alert and oriented X2, HR is tachycardic, respiratory rate is 22, Sp02 is 97% on room air. Discuss the physiological cause of the patient’s lethargy and how this might be corrected.
Your response must be at least 200 words in length.

QUESTION 4

You are working with a paramedic unit and arrived on scene of a 12-year-old female patient, who has had prolonged vomiting for 1 day. She is conscious and alert; vital signs are stable. Explain how prolonged vomiting can induce metabolic acidosis.
Your response must be at least 200 words in length.