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 »

 

Why Would I Want to be Nurse?

  (To become a nurse is the fastest-growing and most rewarding healthcare Profession in today`s economy.)   If you are thinking about becoming a nurse, than congratulations. Nursing is a fantastic career choice. Nurses get great pay, excellent benefits, and

The History of Nursing Future

(Today there are over 2.9 million nurses in America Or one for every 102 Americans Caring for over 8 million Americans a day.) Historic role of Nurses: Phoebe- 165-180 AD Miss Phoebe was first recorded nurse, she was sent to

5 Ways to stay safe from getting the flu

Influenza (flu) is an acute, highly contagious viral respiratory infection that is caused by one of three types of myxovirus influenzae. Influenza occurs all over the world and is more common during winter months. The incubation period is 24 to

Common Psychotropic Drugs Cheat Sheet

(Psychotropic Drugs are the Medications that Affect the Central Nervous System) Most psychotropic drugs are prescribed by therapist or health care provider to treat a diagnosed mental illness, such as bipolar disorder or borderline personality disorder.   The different types

Bronchitis Common Signs & Symptoms

Bronchitis is the inflammation of the bronchial tubes. This condition causes to cough persistently causes, sometimes making it hard to breathe. The same viruses that give a cold or the flu often cause bronchitis as well. Look to the infographic