Answer the questions with a minimum of one paragraph per question, using complete sentences. List all references that you use.
- Chronic alcoholics can develop cirrohosis of the liver. How does this affect the liver’s function? What is the treatment?
- Patients in renal failure may have to have dialysis in order to survive. Explain the different types of dialysis and why they help the patient’s survival (mechanism of action). What types of patients are at highest risk for renal failure?
- How does the birth control pill work to prevent pregnancy? Besides pregnancy, what other conditions might the “pill” be used to treat?