[SOLVED] Studies in Neurology

Focus on Case Studies in Neurology ONE REFERENCE INCLUDED BELOW For this assignment you will respond to three case studies. What is a Case Study? “A case study is a narrative used to help you practice real-life analysis and communication skills. It is a learning tool that provides readers with “enough detail…to understand the nature and scope of the problem, and…serve as a springboard for discussion and learning” (O’Rourke, 2007, p. 391). Use your textbook and academic resources from the Library to support your responses. Access the Library directly from Course Resources for this class, or through the student portal. Be sure to cite and reference all your sources. The Library has a feature that allows you to automatically create an APA formatted reference. Your completed case studies should be between 750–1000 words, and all sources must be properly cited using APA format. CASE STUDY #1 1. Amy is cooking dinner for her family. She moves to pull a pot off the stove and accidently touches the burner. She reflexively pulls her finger away from the stove and immediately feels the pain. 1. a. Which receptor neuron is responsible for sending information from her finger to her peripheral nervous system? b. Is this receptor neuron, an afferent or efferent neuron? c. Explain where the information from the receptor neuron is sent and how does it result in Amy moving her finger away from the stove. d. Describe the three classes of neurons involved in this response. e. Evolutionarily, why do you think the human body has this system in place? f. What might happen if we did not have this response? CASE STUDY #2 2. Glen, who is 45 years old, begins to notice that his hands shake (tremors) when he is performing everyday tasks such as signing his signature. His family members have noticed that he also has muffled speech and tends to shuffle when he walks. He is diagnosed with Early Onset Parkinson’s disease. 1. a. What is Early Onset Parkinson’s disease? b. What specific cell type is affected in Parkinson’s disease? c. What is dopamine? What effects does dopamine have on the body? d. Explain the structure of a synapse and why Glen’s neurologist would prescribe him a dopamine agonist? e. Glen has genetic testing performed and it is determined that he does carry an autosomal dominant mutation in the SNCA gene associated with Early Onset Parkinson’s disease. Glen has three children. Would you advise his children to have genetic testing performed to determine if they also carry the disease mutation? Why or why not? CASE STUDY #3 3. Patricia, who is 37 years old, discusses with her physician recent symptoms that she has experienced including blurred vision, numbness in her fingers and face, dizziness, fatigue and weakness. The physician performs multiple neurological tests and she is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). 1. a. What is MS? b. Is MS a disease of the central or peripheral nervous system? c. What is the main cell structure affected in MS? d. How is the action potential of a neuron affected in MS? e. The origins of MS are not clear. What do scientists hypothesize to be the causes of MS? Your assignment should be written in an essay format. The assignment requires you to include details from research including the course materials and sources you locate on your own. Remember to use APA format to cite your sources of information, both within parenthetical citations and also within a reference page at the end of the project. Basic Writing Requirements: • Between 750–1000 words not counting the title or reference pages. • Include a title page, double space, font size 10 or 12. • Include a well-developed introduction and conclusion • Provide exceptional content. • Demonstrate superior organization: use logic. • Free of grammar and spelling errors. • No evidence of plagiarism. • Use APA style for all citations and references. Reference O’Rourke, James S. (2007). Management communication: A case-analysis approach. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall.

 

Struggling to find relevant content? Order a custom essay on
[SOLVED] Studies in Neurology
Let our experts save you the hassle
Order Now

Request assignment answer

GPA Fix: Online Essay Writing Service from Top Tutors
Save More. Score Better
Pages (550 words)
Approximate price: -

Why Hire a Professional Essay Writer from GPA Fix

Quality Urgent Essays

GPA Fix online platform provides the best essay writing service ever received elsewhere, thanks to our professional essay writers. Experience gained in the 10+ years of being in the assignment writing industry is also an added advantage.

Professional and Experienced Academic Writers

A lot is done to maintain us as the best essay writing service provider. Besides owning a degree from a recognized university, a writer must pass the rigorous tests we take them through before they are considered eligible to offer urgent essay help on our website.

Affordable Urgent Assignment Help

Who said a reliable website should not be cheap also? While it is human nature to associate prices with quality, that does not always work. At gpafix.com, we guarantee you cheap and urgent essay help without compromising the quality.

24/7 Available Urgent Essay Writing Service

Whether it is a ‘write my essay for me cheap’ or ‘edit my essay’ order you want to request, always feel free to reach us at any time of the day. Our experts work in shifts to ensure that you access urgent essay writing services at any time of the day.

Plagiarism Free Essays Online

The punitive measures that come with plagiarized content are so harsh, and we understand that. We consequently ensure to write each client’s papers from scratch no matter how urgent the essay is. To acknowledge borrowed content, our quick writer references and cites the work.

Wow Customer Support 24/7

Our support agents are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and committed to providing you with the best customer experience. Get in touch whenever you need any assistance.

Try it now!

Calculate the price of your order

We'll send you the first draft for approval by at
Total price:
$0.00

How it works?

Follow these simple steps to get your paper done

Place your order

Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.

Proceed with the payment

Choose the payment system that suits you most.

Receive the final file

Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.

Our Services

So much stress and so little time? Take care of yourself: let us help you with your tasks. We offer all kinds of writing services.

Essays

Custom Essay Writing Services

No matter what kind of academic paper you need and how urgent you need it, you are welcome to choose your academic level and the type of your paper at an affordable price. We take care of all your paper needs and give a 24/7 customer care support system.

Admissions

Admission and Business Papers

An admission essay is an essay or other written statement by a candidate, often a potential student enrolling in a college, university, or graduate school. You can be rest assurred that through our service we will write the best admission essay for you.

Editing

Editing and Proofreading

Our academic writers and editors make the necessary changes to your paper so that it is polished. We also format your document by correctly quoting the sources and creating reference lists in the formats APA, Harvard, MLA, Chicago / Turabian.

Coursework

Revision Support

If you think your paper could be improved, you can request a review. In this case, your paper will be checked by the writer or assigned to an editor. You can use this option as many times as you see fit. This is free because we want you to be completely satisfied with the service offered.