Tutor profile: Jason L.
Which of the following contributes to the fact that the small intestine cannot passively absorb bile salts?
i. Taurine and glycine have low pK a values. ii. Bile salts are hydrophobic. iii. Pancreatic secretions increase intestinal pH. (A) I only (B) I and II only (C) I and III only (D) II and III only
Subject: Health and Medicine
Total body water is divided into three separate compartments. What are these compartments?
Intravascular, extracellular, intracellular
How do you differentiate between a direct and indirect inguinal hernia?
Direct and indirect inguinal hernias can be differentiated by their location with respect to the inferior epigastric vessels. Direct inguinal hernias lay Medial to the inferior epigastric arteries and veins, and indirect inguinal hernias lay Lateral to these structures. This can be remembered by the easy mnemonic, "MD's don't LIe"
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