Endocrine System

Endocrine System

I. ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF ENDOCRINE GLANDS A. Functions 1. Maintenance and regulation of vital functions 2. Response to stress and injury 3. Growth and development 4. Energy metabolism 5. Reproduction 6. Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance More »


Really Dating a Nurse Is Like Winning the Lottery


There are plenty of careers out there that often get labelled a nice “bonus” in dating but few can compete with nursing. Dating a nurse is like winning the lottery- sure, you won`t get rich, but you`ll find there are

Why Would I Want to be Nurse?


  (To become a nurse is the fastest-growing and most rewarding healthcare Profession in today`s economy.)   If you are thinking about becoming a nurse, than congratulations. Nursing is a fantastic career choice. Nurses get great pay, excellent benefits, and

The History of Nursing Future


(Today there are over 2.9 million nurses in America Or one for every 102 Americans Caring for over 8 million Americans a day.) Historic role of Nurses: Phoebe- 165-180 AD Miss Phoebe was first recorded nurse, she was sent to

5 Ways to stay safe from getting the flu


Influenza (flu) is an acute, highly contagious viral respiratory infection that is caused by one of three types of myxovirus influenzae. Influenza occurs all over the world and is more common during winter months. The incubation period is 24 to

Common Psychotropic Drugs Cheat Sheet


(Psychotropic Drugs are the Medications that Affect the Central Nervous System) Most psychotropic drugs are prescribed by therapist or health care provider to treat a diagnosed mental illness, such as bipolar disorder or borderline personality disorder.   The different types