Shadow health reflection – 2 pages

Module 1 – Cells, Genes, Tissues and Common Alterations

  1. discuss a key concept that was covered in the Shadow Health Concept Lab and include information on how the pathophysiology of this concept relates to 3 body systems.
  2. Include a summary of what was helpful in this module or what was not helpful
  • Title page
    • Appropriate citations
    • Reference page
    • Introduction/Conclusion
  • Include at least one scholarly reference 

The following concepts were discussed: cell, gene, and tissue structure; cell, gene, and tissue alterations; adaptive cellular alterations; neoplasia; atrophy; effects of neoplasia on tissues, cancer, effect of cellular injury on tissue; smoke exposure, ethanol exposure, lead exposure; genetic testing; chromosomal disorders (trisomy 21 and monosomy X); cystic fibrosis; huntington’s disease