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 »


Drug overdose the ultimate guide

Drug overdose can occurs when too much of a drug, medication or poison is taken, which may result in a toxic effect on the body. Many substances can cause harm when taken in excess including alcohol, illegal (and ‘party’) drugs,

6 Easiest Steps of ABGs interpretation

An arterial blood gas (ABG) is a test that measures the blood levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide as well the level of acid-base (ph) in the body. An ABG test is used to check how well lungs move oxygen

Codeine Patient Guide

This information is for you to use when taking codeine. Codeine is mostly used for pain relief but can also be used for cough and diarrhea. Codeine can cause serious side effects, so it is important you know how to

Common Cardiac Medications Pharmacology Cheat Sheet

Only your healthcare providers can tell you the exact purpose of your specific prescriptions. However, it’s likely that your medications fall into the categories described in the table below. Use this table as a reference to help you learn more

4 Types of Hypersensitivity Reaction Cheat Sheet

Once you have read this section you will be familiar with the 4 main types of hypersensitivity reactions that can be produced by the immune system. You will understand and be able to distinguish between the mechanisms of damage involved