Essay Cove

Essay Cove

Questions
Answer the two following questions, with minimum 150 words:
Explain the differences between innate and adaptive immunity. Explain the differences between the primary and secondary line of defense. What factors interfere with these mechanisms? How are these levels of immunity affected in a child, an elderly person, or a person with a chronic disease?
Explain the complement system and the roles of macrophage, dendritic cells, mast cells, neutrophils, basophils, natural killer cells, T-cells (T-helper cells, cytotoxic T-cells, memory T-cells, and T-regulatory cells), and B-cells (antibodies and memory B-cells).
Discussions:
Must have at least 2 peer-reviewed references per DQ within 5 years.
The references must be from the “Acceptable Resources.”
The textbook may be used as a resource in citation.
Acceptable Resources
o Textbooks used in your courses
o Peer-reviewed journal articles:
o New England Journal of Medicine
o Diabetes Educator
o Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
o UpToDate with an author
o Epocrates – Drug information only
Unacceptable Resources
· WebMD
· Emedicine.com
· Dynamed
· Stat pearls
· Medscape
· No blogs
· Educational tools for patients
· Mayo and Cleveland Clinic – opinions, not evidence,
· Materials aimed at the “lay” person

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