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 »

 

Category Archives: Drugs

Antiarrhythmic Drugs Cheat Sheet

(Antiarrhythmics are the drugs that affect the action potential of cardiac cells and are used to treat arrhythmias and restore normal rate and rhythm.) Antiarrhythmics affect the action potential of the cardiac cells by altering their automaticity, conductivity, or both.

Antianemics Drugs Cheat Sheet

Anemia can occur if erythropoietin levels are low. This is seen in renal failure, when the kidneys are no longer able to produce erythropoietin. It can also occur if the body does not have enough of the building blocks necessary

Aminoglycosides Drugs Cheat Sheet

The aminoglycosides are a group of powerful antibiotics used to treat serious infections caused by gramnegative aerobic bacilli. Because most of these drugs have potentially serious adverse effects, newer, less toxic drugs have replaced aminoglycosides in the treatment of less

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

Treatment of Myocardial infarction

Primary treatment for Myocardial infarction ( MI )seeks to relieve pain, stabilize heart rhythm, revascularize the coronary artery, preserve myocardial tissue, and reduce cardiac workload. These treatments include thrombolytic therapy and PTCA. Thrombolytic thrill To preserve myocardial tissue, thrombolytic therapy