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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NAPLEX Practice Question # 99

NAPLEX Examination. Practice Question # 99. Aspirin is the acetyl ester of salicylic acid that hydrolyzes easily in the presence of water. Other salicylates include diflunisal (Dolobid), magnesium salicylate (Doans Pills or MST600), salsalate (Salflex or Disalcid), and choline magnesium

NAPLEX Practice Question # 98

NAPLEX Examination. Practice question # 98. The PPIs covalently bind to the proton pump for an irreversible inhibition of acid secretion. The extensive and relatively long-term inhibition of gastric acid secretion is useful for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease,

NAPLEX Practice Question # 96

NAPLEX Examination. Practice Question # 96.                   Ezetimibe (Zetia®) belongs to a new class of inhibitors of GI sterol transporters. Th is drug has the ability to reduce dietary cholesterol absorption from

NAPLEX Practice Question # 95

NAPLEX Examination. Practice Question # 95.   Direct thrombin inhibitors These agents are able to inhibit thrombin activity by interacting with the catalytic or substrate recognition site of the protease without the need for AT-III. Lepirudin (Refl udan®) is a

NAPLEX Practice Question # 94

NAPLEX Examination. Practice Question # 94.                     Bile acid sequesterants include cholestyramine (Questran®), colestipol (Colestid®), and colesevelam (Welchol®). They are hydrophilic, insoluble anion-exchange resins that are ingested in the form of

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