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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List of Antibiotics and Their Adverse Effects

Antibiotics are used to prevent the growth of bacteria. Antibiotics are powerful medicines that fight bacterial infections. Used properly, antibiotics can save lives. They either kill bacteria or keep them from reproducing. Your body’s natural defenses can usually take it

Heart Failure Medicines Pharmacology Guide

Most people with heart failure are treated with medication. Often you’ll need to take 2 or 3 different medicines. ‘Heart failure’ does not mean that your heart is about to stop. But if it is not working well, it will

Drug overdose the ultimate guide

Drug overdose can occurs when too much of a drug, medication or poison is taken, which may result in a toxic effect on the body. Many substances can cause harm when taken in excess including alcohol, illegal (and ‘party’) drugs,

Codeine Patient Guide

This information is for you to use when taking codeine. Codeine is mostly used for pain relief but can also be used for cough and diarrhea. Codeine can cause serious side effects, so it is important you know how to

Anticholinergics Drugs Pharmacology Cheat Sheet

Anticholinergics( below table) are drugs that oppose the effects of acetylcholine at receptor sites in the substantia nigra and the corpus striatum, thus helping to restore chemical balance in the area. Anticholinergics used to treat Parkinson disease include benztropine (Cogentin),