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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Lyme Disease Signs & Symptoms Mnmonic


Lyme disease, caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi and transmitted by ticks of the Ixodes genus, may have protean manifestation, but over 75% of patients have symptoms involving the head and neck. Facial paralysis, dysesthesias, dysgeusia, or other cranial neuropathies

IV Fluid Calculation Cheat Sheet


How to calculate IV flow rates: Intravenous fluid must be given at a specific rate, neither too fast nor too slow. The specific rate may be measured as ml/hour, L/hour or drops/min. To control or adjust the flow rate only

Diabetic Ketoacidosis Treatment Cheat Sheet


Diabetic Ketoacidosis Treatment ESSENTIALS OF DIAGNOSIS ▶ Hyperglycemia > 250 mg/dL (13.9 mmol/L). ▶ Acidosis with blood pH < 7.3. ▶ Serum bicarbonate < 15 mEq/L. ▶ Serum positive for ketones. Treatment Patients with mild diabetic ketoacidosis are alert and

10 Future Healthcare Technology Advances for 2017

According to ECRI Institute following are the top 10 Healthcare Technology for 2017. AI is on the rise in healthcare in 2017, according to ECRI. Pepper, a humanoid robot, can interpret human body language and read emotion. “Navigating new technologies

Breast Reconstruction How it is done


Breast Reconstruction How and why it is done?   Breast reconstruction is a type of surgery for women who have had all or part of a breast removed. The surgery rebuilds the breast mound to match the size and shape