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 »

 

Antidysrhythmic Drugs Pharmacology Cheat Sheet

Antidysrhythmic drugs are used to treat dysrthythmias, which is any deviation from the normal rhythm of the heart. Mechanism of Action Antidysrhythmic drugs work by correcting abnormal cardiac function. There are four classes of antidysrhytmics which each have a different

Triglycerides (TGs) Lab Values Cheat Sheet

Triglycerides (TGs) are a combination of three fatty acids and one glycerol molecule. Much of the fatty acids used in various metabolic processes come from dietary sources. However, the body also generates fatty acids, from available glucose and amino acids,

Lisinopril (Prinivil) Drug Uses & Side Effects

Lisinopril is a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, and to improve survival after a heart attack. Lisinopril belongs to a group of drugs called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, which relax blood vessels to lower

Antilipemics Drugs Pharmacology Cheat Sheet

Antilipemics drugs are used to lower serum levels of cholesterol and various lipids. These drugs are sometimes called antihyperlipidemic agents used to treat hyperlipidemia (an increase in the level of lipids in the blood). There is mounting evidence that the

Human Evolution | who is a Human & where from he is?|

Who are we? Where are we from? We can attempt to answer these questions by studying human evolution. Evolution provides a context for understanding the structure and function of our bodies, and even how we behave and think. ANCIENT ORIGINS