Joseph's Story

Sarah D. Lamb
Breckinridge School of Nursing
Dr. Lennie Halstead
AP 1
Unit 2 Case Study 1: The Cellular Level of Organization

B. If Joseph's heart has stopped the cellular process that is going to be affected would be all cellular processes. When the blood flow slows the oxygen and blood glucose also slow. The cells of the body will continue working burning all of their ATP. Carbon dioxide will build in the cells and the cells will slowly begin to die. The body will begin to die or calcify because calcium can't be moved which can cause other serious problems before death.

C. The heart would no longer be able to function because all intracellular organelles have membranes excluding ...

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The Proteins in the cell membrane involved in the homeostatic imbalance of his heart cells would be Ion channel proteins. They affect homeostasis by allowing or restricting the movement of particles toward their concentration gradient.

F. Reestablishing oxygen flow to Joseph's body is important because oxygen is a source of energy to cells. When we have no oxygen available in our cells the cells stop and start to die killing off organ tissues. You cannot reverse dead organ tissues.

H. Joseph's heart failed due to the cells not being about to get oxygen or blood glucose. With oxygen the cells cannot do their normal function. The body can also not rid of its waste such as carbon dioxide. If the body is not able to maintain homeostasis it will eventually shut down, and potentially ...

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