musculoskeletal NBEO.txt

  1. When are symptoms of osteoarthritis the worst?
    At the end of the day
  2. What is the screening test for osteoporosis?
    DEXA
  3. What are risk factors in osteoporosis?
    • Age
    • Being female
    • Decreased estrogen
    • Tobacco use
    • Steroid use
  4. What cell is responsible for bone formation?
    Osteoblasts (need more blood calcium)
  5. What chemicals signal osteoblasts?
    • GH
    • Insulin
    • Estrogen
    • Androgen
    • Vitamin D
    • Calcitonin
  6. What cell is responsible for bone reabsorption?
    Osteoclast
  7. How does calcitonin work?
    Decreases blood calcium, inhibiting osteoclasts
  8. How does PTH work?
    Increases blood calcium, stimulating osteoclasts
  9. What is smooth muscle ER called?
    Sarcoplasmic reticulum
  10. What chemicals inhibit osteoblasts?
    • PTH
    • Cortisol
Author
cjensen20
ID
297058
Card Set
musculoskeletal NBEO.txt
Description
muscles and skeletal systems NBEO optometry
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