A 20-year-old college student presents for evaluation of cough and fever. He states that he started feeling ill several days ago. His symptoms include fever (100.5°F), headache, and body aches. He has missed 2 days of classes and is feeling worse. He has tried a few over-the-counter cough and cold medications without relief. Several other students have been ill on campus. On examination, there is a frequent cough but overall, he does not appear in any distress or discomfort. Vital signs show a temperature of 100.5°F, pulse 90 beats/min, and respiratory rate 22 breaths/min. His pharynx is injected; otherwise, a head and neck examination is normal. His lung examination is notable only for some scattered rhonchi. The remainder of his examination is normal. Chest radiography shows some patchy….
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Mr. Spam is a 39-year-old male who has been brought into your neurology clinic by his wife. She has become increasingly alarmed by her husband’s behavior over the last four months. You recommend a CAT scan to look for tumors in the brain. Which two parts of the brain would you predict are being affected by the tumors?
List of symptoms: vastly increased appetite, body temperature fluctuations, decreased sexual desire, jerky movements, poor balance when walking and standing, inability to throw objects, and exaggerated efforts to coordinate movements in a task
(A) motor cortex and emotion cortex
(B) somato-sensory cortex and hypothalamus
(C) hypothalamus and cerebellum
(D) cerebellum and medulla
(E) thalamus and motor cortex
Do you work hard for your money? Java professionals think they do, reporting long working hours at their jobs. Java developers from around the world were surveyed about the number of hours they work weekly. Listed here are the average number of hours worked weekly in various regions of the United States and the world.
a. How many hours do you work per week (or anticipate working after you graduate)?
b. What happened to the 40-hour workweek? Does it appear to exist for the Java professional?
c. Does the information in this chart make a career of being a Java professional seem attractive?
WOW Problem 11-29
The Robotics Manufacturing Company operates an equipment repair business where emergency jobs arrive randomly at the rate of three jobs per 8-hour day. The company’s repair facility is a single-server system operated by a repair technician. The service time varies, with a mean repair time of 2 hours and a standard deviation of 1.5 hours. The company’s cost of the repair operation is $28 per hour. In the economic analysis of the waiting line system, Robotics uses $35 per hour cost for customers waiting during the repair process. a. What are the arrival rate and service rate in jobs per hour? Round your answers to three decimal places. Arrival rate – 0.375 jobs per hour Service rate 0.5 jobs per hour b. Show the operating….
A 67-year-old male retired construction worker presents for evaluation of ongoing cough. He has had the cough for a “long time,” but has been bothersome for the past 6 months. He finally has come in for evaluation because he is having difficulty catching his breath after simple tasks such as walking up a few steps. On pulmonary examination, inspiratory bibasilar crackles are auscultated. Imaging studies note several opacities of various shapes and sizes, calcified pleural plaques at both lung bases, and honeycombing. Which of the following diagnostic modalities is most sensitive for confirming the suspected diagnosis?
(A) Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)
(B) Computed tomography (CT)
(C) Chest x-ray (CXR)
(D) Pulmonary function testing (PFT)
(E) Thoracic ultrasound (US)
Trusty VanSmoot has had a very eventful year. He got married, had a child, moved several times, and his father was hospitalized numerous times for health problems. Given his wife, baby, father, and his job, Trusty has had little time for himself. Trusty receives his yearly registration renewal form from the ARRT, and recognizes he may not have completed the requisite continuing education credits. He thinks about the situation and decides that there is little chance he will be audited. He signs the form, attesting that he has his continuing education, encloses a check, and mails the form. Two weeks later Trusty receives an audit form from ARRT.
What does Trusty do now? Is it ever feasible to lie to the ARRT?
What are the possible repercussions for….
A 17-month-old girl presented with regression of her receptive language skills and motor skills such that she could not walk. She continued to regress to the point where she was blind and could no longer swallow. She developed seizures. Her MRI, shown here, demonstrates symmetrical hyperintensity of the periventricular white matter and enhancement of the trigeminal nerve as shown by the arrow. Which of the following diagnostic tests is most likely to reveal the diagnosis?
A. Mutation in the HEXA gene
B. Mutation in the SMPD1 gene
C. Increased lactate/pyruvate ratio
D. Decreased galactocerebrosidase activity
E. Decreased arylsulfatase A enzyme activity
A 28-year-old man was brought to the emergency department by his wife, who said he has been “acting strangely.” After losing his job 3 months ago, he devoted 20 hours per day to a new secretive “project” and will no longer let her in the garage. He was diagnosed with depression at 18 years old after a suicide attempt and has been taking sertraline since that time. The patient said he felt great about his new work for a major international conglomerate and an exposé he is writing about a former employer. He looked around the room suspiciously, spoke rapidly, and paced, saying that he suspects his wife may be spying on him for his former boss. Toxicology screening was positive for marijuana. Which of the following is….
Tatanya came to England from Eastern Europe after she had married her husband who had settled status in the UK. Tatanya’s immigration status to stay in this country was dependent on her husband’s and was governed by the then one year rule (now 2 years) which stated that she must remain living with her husband for at least one year, before she could apply for leave to remain and have access to public funds. Tatanya had been told by her husband that she would be deported if she left him and as a consequence suffered regular physical and sexual violence as well as mental abuse and was treated like a slave. Tatanya eventually reported a violent assault at a police station, after her husband had systematically kicked and….
Job Analysis Questions Assignment.
This Assignment is to prepare a comprehensive list of questions, that would be used to interview pertinent municipal employees, to collect information for the preparation of a Job Analysis. (You do not have to prepare the Job Analysis). Background Information The first step towards reaching the goal of hiring the first full time HR Advisor position for Ruby Municipality would be to carry out a Job Analysis.
A Job Analysis is the process of obtaining information about a job(s) by determining the duties, tasks, or activities of the job(s). Job data may be obtained in several ways.
The more common methods of analyzing jobs are through interviews, questionnaires, observations, and diaries. If a Job Analysis is to accomplish its intended purpose, the job data….