SCI228 Discussions Week 4

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SCI228 Discussions Week 4
Why is hydration so important to our survival? What is Hydration and why is it important….

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SCI228 Discussions Week 4

SCI228 Discussions Week 4

All Students Posts 138 Pages

Fluid and Electrolytes – 71 Pages

Why is hydration so important to our survival? What is Hydration and why is it important to our survival? What are some of the signs that one is actually “overheating”? What are some of the practical ways you can keep yourself and the ones around you hydrated? What practical ways can we keep kids at a summer camp?…

Let’s start with water and why it’s so important – what are some of the functions of water? Why is it called the universal solvent? Also, take a look at the article in your book for some information on bottled and tap water, what are your thoughts? What is the thirst mechanism? How is it stimulated? What are the main ways the body loses water? What is insensible water loss? What situations can increase water loss from the body?…

Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders – 67 Pages

What happens to the body when it is dehydrated? What is dehydration? How does a body get dehydrated and what happens when one gets dehydrated?  Is it possible to become dehydrated in cold areas or just in hot locations? When do you perspire more up the mountains or low down in the valleys? Is this due to the attitude, temperature or exercise (hiking/walking) involved?…

Here we go with disorders! Go ahead and pick one and discuss symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, etc. Then we’ll start talking about diets and how to alleviate these disorders. What would be some good sources of calcium in order to prevent hypocalcemia? How is it a fluid disorder? What are the things that affect blood pressure? Class, does anyone know what the recommended numbers are for “good” blood pressure? They’ve recently – within the past 10 years – been revised. How about the different classifications of hypertension?…