Respiratory Disorders

Sep 22, 2018 by in ANATOMY Comments Off on Respiratory Disorders

Respiratory Disorders ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is characterized by pulmonary edema and refractory hypoxemia. ARDS can lead to multiple organ failure and has a high…

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Cardiovascular Disorders

Sep 22, 2018 by in ANATOMY Comments Off on Cardiovascular Disorders

Cardiovascular Disorders AORTIC ANEURYSM Athoracic aortic aneurysm is an abnormal widening of the ascending, transverse, or descending part of the aorta. Aneurysm of the ascending aorta is the most common…

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Genetics

Sep 22, 2018 by in ANATOMY Comments Off on Genetics

Genetics Genetics is the study of genes, genetic variation, and heredity in organisms including for human beings. Each individual contains genes that provide instructions regarding physical, biochemical, and functional inherited…

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Fluids and Electrolytes

Sep 22, 2018 by in ANATOMY Comments Off on Fluids and Electrolytes

Fluids and Electrolytes The body is mostly liquid — various electrolytes dissolved in water. Electrolytes are ions (electrically charged versions) of essential elements — predominantly sodium (Na+), chloride (Cl–), oxygen…

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Infection

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Infection Infection is the invasion and multiplication of microorganisms in or on body tissue that cause signs, symptoms, and an immune response. Such reproduction injures the host by causing cell…

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Cancer

Sep 22, 2018 by in ANATOMY Comments Off on Cancer

Cancer Cancer refers to a group of more than 100 different diseases characterized by cellular genetic changes such as DNA mutations and damage that cause abnormal cell growth and development….

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Cells, Homeostasis, and Disease

Sep 22, 2018 by in ANATOMY Comments Off on Cells, Homeostasis, and Disease

Cells, Homeostasis, and Disease The cell is the smallest living component of a living organism. Organisms can be made up of a single cell, such as bacteria, or billions of…

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