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Placenta privia has pain. (True or False)
False
Placenta abruptia is painful. (True or False)
True
Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease that causes thick, sticky mucus to build up in the lungs and digestive tract. (True or False)
True
Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders involving movement, learning, hearing, seeing, and thinking that occur due to problems with brain development. (True or False)
True
Spinal stenosis or spinal cord arthritis comprises of the backbone narrowing and its manifestation with the strain on the spinal cord and on the roots of the nerves as well. (True or False)
True.
Infants with 100.1 fever creates a greater suspician for sepsis than risk of febrile seizures? (true or false)
True
Ruptured appendix are not likely to be cause for hypovolemia. (true or false)
true
Hypoglycemia causes hypovolemia. (true or false)
false: Low blood sugar does not cause polyuria, leading to hypovolemia or dehydration. High blood sugar (or hyperglycemia causes polyuria which can lead to hypovolemia).
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is.....
a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. It damages the myelin sheath, the material that surrounds and protects your nerve cells. This damage slows down or blocks messages between your brain and your body, leading to the symptoms of MS. They can include

Visual disturbances
Muscle weakness
Trouble with coordination and balance
Sensations such as numbness, prickling, or "pins and needles"
Thinking and memory problems
A common symptoms of asthma stridor.
False. Stridor is not caused by asthma. stridor is a high pitched sound resulting from turbulent air flow in the upper airway. It is primarily inspiratory. It can be indicative of serious airway obstruction from severe conditions such as epiglottitis, a foreign body lodged in the airway, or a laryngeal tumor. Stridor is indicative of a potential medical emergency and should always command attention.
The most common symptoms of meningitis are headache and neck stiffness associated with fever, confusion or altered consciousness, vomiting, and an inability to tolerate light (photophobia) or loud noises (phonophobia) but a more definative sign for meningitis is the additional presence of (blank and blank).
petechiae and purpura.