Dynamic Modeling in the Health Sciences by James L. Hargrove

By James L. Hargrove

The learn of complicated physiological and metabolic points of human healthiness could be powerfully more suitable via common simulation software program. This ebook and CD-ROM combine using STELLA software program into the educating of well-being, nutrients and body structure, and will be used on their lonesome in food and body structure classes, or can function a complement to introduce the position that simulation modeling can play. Dynamic Modeling within the overall healthiness Sciences offers key topics starting from the idea of metabolic regulate to weight law to bone metabolism, and provides readers the instruments to simulate those dynamic methods with STELLAÊ

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1 The Steady State The steady state is defined as a condition under which there is no net change in a system of interest. This is a point of equilibrium or balance. In reference to the single-compartment model, it indicates that the amount of material that J. L. Hargrove, Dynamic Modeling in the Health Sciences © Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1998 29 30 4. Rates of Change enters the compartment is identical in quantity to the amount that leaves during any specified period. Yet the steady state does not indicate a condition of stasis or stagnation - it only means that for every unit of material that is eliminated, an identical amount is formed.

This voltage is the membrane potential or potential difference, Em. The voltage is the sum of the individual potential differences due 24 J. L. Hargrove, Dynamic Modeling in the Health Sciences © Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1 Let STELLA® Solve the Nernst Equation 25 to each ion whose concentration differs on either side of the plasma membrane. 1) This is the voltage due to the sodium ion alone. (Na)o is the sodium concentration on the outside of the cell, and (Na)i is the concentration on the inside.

Try checking your BMI if you lost or gained weight. To do thiS, just open the symbol for weight and enter a new value. The program automatically changes. Run the program again to get your new BMI. Does the outcome suggest you have any health risks? 1. 1 Age (yr) Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 19-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 19-24 20-25 21-26 22-27 23-28 within the desirable range. Individuals with BMls above 30 have a higher incidence of symptoms associated with obesity, including elevated plasma glucose, poor sensitivity to insulin, hypertension, and gall bladder disease.

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