Assignment: What are the differences between the primary and secondary line of defense?
Assignment: What are the differences between the primary and secondary line of defense? NUR 631 Topic 2 DQ 1
Select one of the following discussion questions for your discussion response. Indicate which question you have chosen using the format displayed in the Discussion Forum Sample.
Inflammation is a process that accompanies many different disease processes. In addition, a diet that is high in sugars and processed foods can also cause inflammation. What are health risk factors related to dietary habits and inflammation?
What are the differences between the primary and secondary line of defense? What factors interfere with these mechanisms? How are these levels of immunity affected in a child, an elderly person, or a person with a chronic disease?
Ms. Smith presents to her PCP for a comprehensive medical exam. Included in the exam are titers for various childhood diseases since she is not able to find her immunization records. What are “titers” and what type of testing is required to establish immunity?
Explain the difference between primary and secondary immune deficiencies and give an example of a disorder seen with each. Be sure to include the pathophysiology seen with each disorder and the role of the immune deficiency in each disorder.
Topic 2 DQ 2
DQ – 2
Select one of the articles listed below. Indicate which article you have chosen and craft a scholarly summary highlighting key points and takeaways. Your summary should be between 150-250 words.
“Toward a Molecular Understanding of Adaptive Immunity: A Chronology, Part I,” by Smith, from Frontiers in Immunology (2012).
“Do Inhibitory Immune Receptors Play a Role in the Etiology of Autoimmune Disease?” by OldeNordkamp, Koeleman, and Meyaard, from Clinical Immunology (2014). https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=edselp&AN=S1521661613002994&site=eds-live&scope=site
“Impact of Prenatal Stress and Adulthood Stress on Immune System: A Review,” by Wu, from Biomedical Research (2012). https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=83533005&site=eds-live&scope=site
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