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: Lab Values

Triglycerides (TGs) Lab Values Cheat Sheet

Triglycerides (TGs) are a combination of three fatty acids and one glycerol molecule. Much of the fatty acids used in various metabolic processes come from dietary sources. However, the body also generates fatty acids, from available glucose and amino acids,

Top 5 Inflammation Laboratory Tests

Inflammation is the body’s natural defense mechanism. It is part of the body’s innate immune system and can be triggered by many things. It is a complex process by which the body’s white blood cells are released into the blood

C-Reactive Protein (CRP) Lab Cheat Sheet

  (Common use of CRP : it is used to Indicates a nonspecific inflammatory response; this highly sensitive test is used to assess risk for cardiovascular and peripheral artery disease.) The C-Reactive Protein (CRP) test is a blood test marker

Blood types (Donor Vs Recipient) Cheat sheet

For a blood transfusion to be safe, the patient’s and donor’s blood types must be compatible. The chart below allows you to determine compatibility. Keep in mind that, before transfusing begins, the blood product must be cross matched to fully

Complete Blood Count (CBC) for Nurses

Complete Blood Count (CBC) for Nurses Memorizing and interpreting Laboratory values for nurses is not so easy. With the help of following right tips you’ll be able to memorize and complete your tasks easily. Let’s get started. A complete blood