Endocrine System

Endocrine System

I. ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF ENDOCRINE GLANDS A. Functions 1. Maintenance and regulation of vital functions 2. Response to stress and injury 3. Growth and development 4. Energy metabolism 5. Reproduction 6. Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance More »


Category Archives: Healthy Living

5 Major Signs and Symptoms of Heart Attack in Men and Women


The signs of a heart attack Heart attack symptoms vary from one person to another. The most common signs of a heart attack are: chest pain: tightness, heaviness, pain or a burning feeling in your chest. pain in arms, neck,

Find out which vaccines you may need


Did you know that certain vaccines are recommended for adults and adolescents?* Take this quick quiz to find out which vaccines YOU may need. Adolescent and Adult Vaccine Quiz

RDA (Recommended Dietary Allowances) Chart

RDA Recommended Dietary Allowances

RDA Recommended Dietary Allowance for daily dose requirements of each vitamin is Published by the National Academy of Sciences food and Nutrition Board, See following table. RDA (recommended dietary allowances) Chart Vitamin Food Sources RDA Fat Soluble (Vitamin A) Whole

Holiday Tips for the Busy Nurse


As a nurse during the holiday season you may find yourself blasted with a double whammy. Not only do you have the typical routines that go along with the holiday season- shopping, holiday parties, and making extra food for family

Iron Rich Foods Cheat Sheet

Iron Rich foods: Instruct the child and parents in food choices that are high in iron Iron-Rich Foods Cheat Sheet ■ Breads and cereals ■ Dark green, leafy vegetables ■ Dried fruits ■ Egg yolks ■ Iron-enriched infant formula and