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 »

 

IV Catheter Flow Rates Quick Guide

Always select the smallest gauge peripheral catheter that will accommodate the prescribed therapy and patient need. Peripheral catheters larger than 20G are more likely to cause phlebitis. Do not use peripheral veins for continuous infusions of vesicants, parenteral nutrition or

Anticholinergics Drugs Pharmacology Cheat Sheet

Anticholinergics( below table) are drugs that oppose the effects of acetylcholine at receptor sites in the substantia nigra and the corpus striatum, thus helping to restore chemical balance in the area. Anticholinergics used to treat Parkinson disease include benztropine (Cogentin),

The Renal Disorders (Nephrotics vs Glomerulonephritis Syndrome)

The renal system consists of two kidneys, two ureters, one bladder, and one urethra. Working together, these structures remove wastes from the body, regulate acid-base balance by retaining or excreting hydrogen ions, and regulate fluid and electrolyte balance. Close Look

Atopic Dermatitis vs Contact Dermatitis

Dermatitis” simply means inflammation of the skin and the term is used interchangeably with “eczema”, defined as an inflammatory process of the skin characterised variably by erythema, oedema, vesiculation, scaling, fissuring and lichenification, depending on severity and chronicity. Atopic dermatitis

Respiratory Drugs Pharmacology Cheat Sheet

Respiratory Drugs are designed to assist you breathe better while treating different kinds of breathing problems such as wheezing and respiratory shortness. These include inhaling medications with nebulizer devices in a mist-like form. Various kinds of medicines can be recommended