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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Diabetes Type I & Type II Cheat Sheet

Diabetes mellitus is characterized by disturbances in carbohydrate, protein, and fat metabolism. A leading cause of death in North America, diabetes is a major risk factor for myocardial infarction (MI), stroke, renal failure, and peripheral vascular disease. It’s also the

7 Effects of Atrial Fibrillation on the body

Atrial fibrillation, also known as AFib is the most common type of abnormal heartbeat. Abnormal electrical discharges are the cause of AFib that generate chaotically throughout the upper chambers of the heart, called atria. Atrial Fibrillation is a Multiple rapid

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