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 »


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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

Most Common Heartburn Causes & Symptoms

Heartburn is an uncomfortable, burning feeling that rises from the front of the lower chest up towards the throat. It is often accompanied by a bitter or sour taste of food in the throat or mouth. Don’t worry, it does

Warning Signs of Stroke

(Think FAST to Identify Stroke Warning Signs.) In an emergency it can be difficult to remember the mostcommon symptoms of a stroke. FAST helps you remember these symptoms so that youmay act quickly and call 9-1-1 to help someone receive

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