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Health Maintenance Organization

Pt must see provider in network. Low copay and low premium.

2

Point of Service Plan

May see out of service providers but will have higher copay.

3

Preferred Provider Organization

Most expensive copay/premium. Allows pt to see any provider they want.

4

Reactive Hyperemia

-transient inc. in organ blood flow that occurs after a brief period of ischemia
-inc. with inc. work of ischemic muscle

5

Hyperplasia

-inc. in reproduction rate of cells

6

What type of sugar is involved in the pathogenesis of cataracts in diabetic pts?

-sorbitol

7

When muscle is immobilized for a long period of time, why does it shrink?

-inc. protein degredation

8

When do you see fat necrosis?

-acute pancreatitis
-breast blunt force trauma

9

Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate

-aggregation rate of erythrocytes
-nonspecific marker of inflammation
-time it takes for RBCs to fall in a tube
-inc. due to acute phase reactants (IL6) such as fibrinogen, ferritin, CRP, serum amyloid A and P, complement)
-factors cause erythrocytes to form stacks (rouleaux) and this dec. time it take to fall (inc rate)