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Med Surge 2( exam 1)

Genetics heredity
Genomics Study of the human genome (total genetic makeup)
Phenotype The physical
Acquired Mutation: Changes in DNA after conception
inherited Mutation spontaneous at the time of conception
Accumulations of mistakes = basis for chronic diseases (cancer, diseases of the elderly, etc.)
Genetic Testing Individuals
Genetic Screening Emphasizes groups / populations
WBCs 5.0-10.0^3/mm3
Neutrophils Bands: imature (Child soldier) Segs: older cells
Eosinophils: allergic / parasitic conditions
Basophils: Increase during healing process; can move into tissues and turn into Mast Cells that then can react to allergens by releasing histamine
Lymphocytes Increase with chronic & viral infections; also in leukemia
Monocytes Second line of defense against bacterial infections/foreign substances
Created by: ethompso08