Inflammation and Immunity Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is to demonstrate your knowledge of the immune system and the inflammatory response.
Answer the questions below.
1. Describe how inflammation can be helpful and how it can be harmful. Why is it sometimes necessary to suppress inflammation? Provide an example of a situation where this might occur.
2. Compare/contrast the terms inflammation and infection. Give an example of each.
3. Describe 2 ways in which immunity develops or is triggered within the body. Provide a concrete example of each.
4. Choose an autoimmune disorder that is in the patient populations. Summarize the pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of the disorder. What would be your role or involvement, as a healthcare professional, in this patient’s care?
Use APA format and list references.