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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7 Common symptoms of sciatica

7 Symptoms of Sciatica  Lower back pain Pain in the rear or leg that is worse when sitting Hip pain Burning or tingling down the leg Weakness, numbness, or difficulty moving the leg or foot A constant pain on one

Alzheimer Diagnoses Mnemonic

Medical Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and eventually the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. … Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia among older adults. Remember

Genetic discovery offers potential autoimmune treatments

Researchers have raised the possibility of new autoimmune disease treatments with fewer side effects. Gene: tyrosine kinase 2 (TYK2) how it can help? Many current treatments for diseases such as multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease involve deliberately

Management of Asthma (Easy to remember)

ASTHMA Description Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways. Asthma is classified based on disease severity; management includes medications, environmental control of allergens, and child and family education. The allergic reaction in the airways caused by the precipitant

31 Pairs of the Spinal Nerve

Spinal nerves There are 31 pairs of spinal nerves. Mixed nerve fibers are formed by the joining of the anterior motor and posterior sensory roots. Posterior roots contain afferent (sensory) nerve fibers. Anterior roots contain efferent (motor) nerve fibers. Autonomic

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