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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IV Fluid Calculation Cheat Sheet

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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

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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

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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

Full-Moon : Nurses Say about Full Moon

Full-Moon : Nurses Say about Full-Moon Full-Moon (Article By Shelly Lopez Gray on Thu, Jun 16, 2016) Nurses have some kind of Humor Whe3cn Full-Moon time. Something weird happens when there’s a full moon, at least according to a nurse!