Inflammation

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What is the main function of inflammation?

To defend against tissue injury, infection, or allergy

Which type of hypersensitivity is associated with allergies and anaphylaxis?

Type I - IgE mediated/mast cells

What is the normal physiologic response to organisms and proteins?

Immunity

Which condition is associated with Type II hypersensitivity?

Blood transfusion

What are the effects of inflammation and immunity in relation to UTI and Glomerulonephritis?

Inflammation contributes to tissue injury, while immunity defends against infection

Which type of hypersensitivity is characterized by IgE mediated reactions such as allergies and anaphylaxis?

Type I

What type of immune response is considered the normal physiologic response to organisms and proteins?

Adaptive immunity

Which type of hypersensitivity involves cytotoxic reactions mediated by IgG or IgM, as seen in blood transfusions and organ transplants?

Type II

What is the main immunologic defense against tissue injury, infection, or allergy?

Innate immunity

Which condition is associated with an immune complex deposition, as seen in Type III hypersensitivity reactions?

Systemic lupus erythematosus

Test your knowledge on inflammation, immunity, and hypersensitivities with this NUR 311 Exam 5 Study Guide. Compare and contrast different types of hypersensitivities, and identify interventions for patients with Type I hypersensitivities/anaphylaxis. Explore the effects of inflammation and immunity in relation to UTI and Glomerulonephritis. Get ready for the final stretch!

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