Organ failure is when a major organ stops working. Major organs all have important jobs to keep the body alive. Each organ counts on the other ones to keep the body working. If one of these organs stops working, the patient will not be able to survive without the help of very strong medicines and/or machines.
Can one body system work without another?
You Can’t Have One without the Other: How Body Systems are Connected. The human body contains trillions of cells, 78 different organs and more than 60,000 miles of blood vessels if you stretched them end-to-end. Incredibly, all of these cells, vessels and organs work together to keep you alive.
What are the diseases that affect the body?
1 Epilepsy – This disorder results in abnormal electrical discharges from brain cells causing seizures. 2 Parkinson’s Disease – Parkinson’s is a progressive nerve disease that affects movement. 3 Multiple Sclerosis (MS) – With MS, the protective lining of the nerves is attacked by the body’s immune system.
What is the goal of body systems and common diseases?
Body Systems and Common Diseases Goal The goal of this module is to enable participants to gain a basic understanding of how the body works, in order to better understand health, diseases, and the role of the personal care aide in supporting the health and wellness of clients.
Which is the most common system in the body?
Module 10. Body Systems and Common Diseases. 1 Circulatory system. 2 Digestive system. 3 Endocrine system. 4 Nervous system. 5 Reproductive system. 6 Respiratory system. 7 Skeletomuscular system. 8 The skin. 9 Urinary system.
Which is the best description of a disease?
Diseases are categorized as any deviation from health, as when the effects of microbial infection damage or disrupt tissues and organs. The pathologic state that results from this is directly pertained to as “disease”.