The Anatomy of the Respiratory System

The Anatomy of the Respiratory System

The respiratory system consists of the airways, lungs, bony thorax, and respiratory muscles and functions in conjunction with the central nervous system (CNS). These structures work together to deliver oxygen to the bloodstream and remove excess carbon dioxide from the body. More »


Acid Reflux (GERD) Nclex Quick Facts

GERD is the backflow of gastric or duodenal contents, or both, past the LES, into the esophagus, without associated belching or vomiting. Reflux may or may not cause symptoms or abnormal changes. Persistent reflux may cause reflux esophagitis (inflammation of

Cefixime Antibiotic Drug: what you need to know

Cefixime is a beta-lactamase stable third generation cephalosporin, which is a semi synthetic compound and was the first orally active and effective antibiotic with longest half life. It is used to treat the bacterial infection of the lungs, urinary tract

3 Steps to Calculate IV Drip Rates an infographic

When you are going to calculate drip rates, first you will need to know how to calculate flow rates. When nurses are required to use gravity tubing to run an IV, they are basically infusing an IV fluid without an

5 Steps to Perform CPR in Adults, Child, infant and Pet

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a technique used in an emergency when a person’s heart has stopped beating and their breathing has stopped. CPR What is it?:  Cardio = HEART  Pulmonary = LUNGS  Resuscitate = REVIVE Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Warfarin what you need to know?

Warfarin drug is a medicine that helps to prevent blood clots. There are two available brand name of warfarin, (Coumadin & Jantoven). Why do you need warfarin? You need warfarin because you have, or are at risk of having a

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