Endocrine System

Endocrine System

I. ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF ENDOCRINE GLANDS A. Functions 1. Maintenance and regulation of vital functions 2. Response to stress and injury 3. Growth and development 4. Energy metabolism 5. Reproduction 6. Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance More »

 

Celiac Disease Sign and Symptoms

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Celiac disease (also called sprue, celiac sprue, and gluten enteropathy) is a permanent dietary disorder caused by an immunologic response to gluten, a storage protein found in certain grains, that results in diffuse damage to the proximal small intestinal mucosa

Pulmonary Embolism Sign and Symptoms

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Pulmonary embolism and infarction Pulmonary embolism is an obstruction of the pulmonary arterial bed by a dislodged thrombus or foreign substance. Pulmonary infarction, or lung tissue death from a pulmonary embolus, is sometimes mild and may not produce symptoms. However,

15 highest Paying Nursing jobs

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If you’re an aspiring nurse, you already know that nursing credentials and skills offer you a career path with staying power. In general, registered nurses are in demand, commanding a median annual wage of $72,180 1 as of May 2016

IV Fluid Calculation Cheat Sheet

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How to calculate IV flow rates: Intravenous fluid must be given at a specific rate, neither too fast nor too slow. The specific rate may be measured as ml/hour, L/hour or drops/min. To control or adjust the flow rate only

Coronary Artery Disease Diagnostic Highlights & Solution

Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death and illness in Western societies. A number of conditions result from CAD, including angina, congestive heart failure, and sudden cardiac death. CAD results when decreased blood flow through the coronary