Medical Terminology Paper 2

Medical Terminology

Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double-spaced pages; refer to the “Assignment Format” page located on the Course Home page for specific format requirements.

In Lessons 5 through 8, you learned medical language associated with the urinary, endocrine, ears and eyes, and reproductive systems. You also were introduced to concepts of oncology, radiology, and nuclear medicine. For this written assignment, the learning objectives from Lessons 5-8 will be applied. Please review the learning objectives for lessons 5-8 prior to beginning work on this assignment.

In a four-page summary, address the following questions.

Identify the components and functions of each primary organ or structure in the urinary system and explain the flow of urine from each of the primary organs and structures. What type of conditions can occur if any of the primary organs or structures does not function properly?

Explain the role that the organs or structures of the endocrine system playin an individual who has diabetes mellitus.
Describe the conditions under which a physician might order a mammogram for a patient other than for a routine examination.

Next, select a disease or complication that can occur in any of the organ systems discussed in Lessons 5-8 (urinary, endocrine, ears, eyes, and reproductive systems). Describe the symptoms and diagnostic procedures related to the disease or condition.

Response should be submitted according to APA guidelines with applicable reference page and title page.

 
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