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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The Renal Disorders (Nephrotics vs Glomerulonephritis Syndrome)

The renal system consists of two kidneys, two ureters, one bladder, and one urethra. Working together, these structures remove wastes from the body, regulate acid-base balance by retaining or excreting hydrogen ions, and regulate fluid and electrolyte balance. Close Look

Atopic Dermatitis vs Contact Dermatitis

Dermatitis” simply means inflammation of the skin and the term is used interchangeably with “eczema”, defined as an inflammatory process of the skin characterised variably by erythema, oedema, vesiculation, scaling, fissuring and lichenification, depending on severity and chronicity. Atopic dermatitis

Respiratory Drugs Pharmacology Cheat Sheet

Respiratory Drugs are designed to assist you breathe better while treating different kinds of breathing problems such as wheezing and respiratory shortness. These include inhaling medications with nebulizer devices in a mist-like form. Various kinds of medicines can be recommended

Vitamin (D) how much do you need?

Vitamin D, absorbed in the small intestine with the assistance of bile salts, is necessary for the intestines to absorb calcium. Vitamin D plays a major role in regulating the metabolism of calcium and phosphorus. This kind of vitamin has

Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) Health Benefits Cheat Sheet

Vitamin c is also known as Ascorbic acid: is a powerful reducing agent controlling the redox potential within cells. It is involved in the hydroxylation of proline to hydroxyproline, which is necessary for the formation of collagen. The failure of

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