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Medical Laboratory Crossword Puzzle

Clinical Investigation

Jessica, a student of physiology, is constantly drinking from a water bottle yet claims to be constantly thirsty. During her physiology laboratory exercise involving urinalysis, she discovers that she has a significant amount of glucose in her urine. Alarmed, because urine normally should contain little or no glucose, she seeks medical attention.As a result of a later medical examination, she learns that she has hyperglycemia, hyperkalemia, and a high plasma osmo-lality.When she shows the doctor her EKG that she recorded in the physiology lab, he remarks that it has some abnormalities.

How might Jessica's symptoms and medical findings be related?

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Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.

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