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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.
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…
There is no way she can be healthy living like this.
Compared with a normal, healthy person predict the level of the following in Suzie’s blood (higher, same, lower): sodium, potassium, calcium, glucose, iron, and protein. Abnormally low for allL!!!!!
Do you wish to make any further speculation about Suzie’s condition at this time?
I think she has an exercise addiction and eating disorder!!!!!
Assuming that the ion levels in the blood plasma are similar to those in the interstitial fluid, what is the effect of low potassium levels on the membrane potential of Suzie’s nerve and muscles? It can cause them to become weak in their contractions andlowlevels are lowering her nerve abilities as well.
Does this explain Suzie’s slow heart rate and ectopic beats? yes because she has low potassium levels
How does low plasma calcium level account for her decreased stroke volume? they cause weaker heart contractions
What is the role of blood proteins in the movement of fluid between the blood and the interstititial space? they can't pass the capillary walls and water is pulled out and fills up interstitial space which causes edema
What would be the effect of low blood protein levels on the colloidal pressure? it would lower it
How do low plasma protein levels produce edema? they lower colloid pressure and proteins can't pass the walls and water is pulled out and fills up interstitial space which causes edema.
What conditions make Suzie a