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 »

 

List of Antibiotics and Their Adverse Effects

Antibiotics are used to prevent the growth of bacteria. Antibiotics are powerful medicines that fight bacterial infections. Used properly, antibiotics can save lives. They either kill bacteria or keep them from reproducing. Your body’s natural defenses can usually take it

Heart Failure Medicines Pharmacology Guide

Most people with heart failure are treated with medication. Often you’ll need to take 2 or 3 different medicines. ‘Heart failure’ does not mean that your heart is about to stop. But if it is not working well, it will

How Heart Attack & Cardiac Arrest are different?

The terms heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest are often used interchangeably, even in the media. But these two conditions are NOT the same. Knowing the symptoms of each, and what to do if you witness either of these conditions,

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

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