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4) What properties does water have that make it a very versatile fluid? 5) Describe the factors that affect chemical reaction rates. 6) What is the major difference between polar and nonpolar covalent bonds? 7) Name at least four things you know about enzymes. 8) In the compound H2CO3, what do the numbers 2 and 3 represent? Clinical Questions 1) Mns. Mulligan goes to her dentist and, after having a couple of cavities filled, her dentist strongly suggests that she reduce her intake of sodas and increase her intake of calcium phosphates in the foods she eats. Why? 2) Although his cholesterol levels were not high, Mr. Martinez read that cholesterol was bad for his health, so he eliminated all foods and food products containing this molecule. He later found that his cholesterol level dropped only 20%, why did it not drop more? 3) A 65-year-old patient came to the emergency room with complaints of severe heartburn unrelieved by taking a large handful of antacids. Would you expect the pH to be high or low? 4) A 23-year-old male was riding his road bike in 100-degree heat, when he suddenly became nauseated and weak. He called 911 from his cell phone. When the ambulance came, the paramedics started intravenous therapy for severe dehydration. Explain the critical role of water to maintain homeostasis. 5) Brenda is a 26-year-old female who is being discharged from the hospital after a vaginal delivery of an 8-pound healthy infant. Brenda is instructed by the nurse to eat a diet high in fiber and to drink 8 glasses of water per day to prevent constipation. Explain the role of fiber and water to promote defecation. 6) A 64-year-old man is admitted to the hospital for nonhealing pressure ulcers to his heels. He has been bedridden for 10 years because of a degenerative muscle disease. Explain why protein would be an important part of his diet to promote wound healing.
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