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 »


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NAPLEX Practice Question # 88

NAPLEX Examination. Practice Question # 88. Digoxin (Lanoxin®) Digoxin belongs to the cardiac glycoside family of positive ionotropic agents and is composed of a steroidal nucleus, an unsaturated lactone ring, and three sugars attached via glycosidic linkage (Figure 10-10). Th

NAPLEX Practice Question # 87

NAPLEX Examination. Practice Question # 87. Unfractionated and low-molecular-weight heparins. Unfractionated heparins (UFHs) are mucopolysaccharide polymers (60 to 100 kDa; extracted from mast cells of bovine lung tissue or porcine intestinal mucosa. Low-molecular-weight (LMWHs, 2 to 10 kDa) are produced

NAPLEX Practice Question # 86

NAPLEX Examination. Practice Question # 86. Ethosuximide (Zarontin) Mechanism of action Ethosuximide may inhibit the sodium–potassium adenosine triphosphatase (Na/K ATPase) system and the reduced form of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADPH) linked aldehyde reductase (which is necessary for the formation

NAPLEX Practice Question # 85

NAPLEX Examination. Practice Question # 85.

NAPLEX Practice Question # 84

NAPLEX Examination. Practice Question # 84.