The Immune System: The Immune System

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The human body has a protection system called the immune system to fight off pathogens. The immune system uses two different types of immunity to defend the body against pathogens; they are the innate and adaptive immunity response systems. Working as frontline providers, we must be able to identify and treat different types of disorders and diseases. The active immunity is an important part of the immune system because it protects the body from infectious diseases agent that is mediated by B- and T- lymphocytes following exposure to the antigen (Sino Biological, 2016). Being able to understand how the body attempts to compensate for the immune system using the adaptive response will enable us as providers to be able to correctly identify signs …show more content…
The patient reports having these symptoms for the past two weeks on and off with areas of redness and dryness to hands. Pt has no pertinent past medical history, takes no daily medications and has non-known drug allergies. The history and physical assessment of the patient revealed that Jack is a maintenance engineer at a local newspaper company and has lately been using chemicals to clean the machines without proper safety equipment. Jack 's hands are red and flushed with areas is scaly skin and patient report that he has episodes of "hot" feeling sensation that comes and goes. The patient denies any other complaints or body rash throughout the …show more content…
Stress is a threat to homeostasis that is caused by an intrinsic or extrinsic factor which causes a reaction in physiological and or behavioral reaction in the body to restore homeostasis (Tsigos, Kyrou, Kassi, & George P Chrousos, 2016). Exposure to stress is an everyday occurrence in the lives of most individuals with both positive and negative effects on the brain and the body which the duration of stress is strongly influenced by the type and duration of exposure to the stressor (Alkadhi, 2013). Stress pathophysiology originates at the level of plasma ACTH and cortisol secretions in the bloodstream. Being able to treat the patient with anti-anxiolytics and stress modifications to attempt to relief the stress is important for the

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