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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Coronary Artery Disease Diagnostic Highlights & Solution

Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death and illness in Western societies. A number of conditions result from CAD, including angina, congestive heart failure, and sudden cardiac death. CAD results when decreased blood flow through the coronary

Types and Causes of Anemia


What is ANEMIA? Description Iron deficiency anemia is a condition that develops as a result of an inadequate amount of serum iron. Anemia predisposes the client to postpartum infection.   Types and Causes of Anemia   Type of Anemia Possible

Acidosis: Clinical Manifestations Quick Review


  Acidosis is the total concentration of buffer base is lower than normal, with a relative increase in hydrogen ion concentration; thus a greater number of hydrogen ions is circulating in the blood than can be absorbed by the buffer

Causes of Back Pain Cheat Sheet

Back Pain Causes

The importance of back and neck pain in our society is underscored by the following: The cost of back pain in the United States exceeds $ 100 billion annually; approximately one-third of these costs are direct health care expenses, and

Stress Management- Common Techniques


STRESS MANAGEMENT “Stress is a condition in which the human system responds to changes in its normal balanced state.” Types of Stress Two main types of stress exist: developmental and situational. Developmental stress occurs as an individual progresses through the