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 # 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.  

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