THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
This is a very important system in the human body.
It is made up of glands which secrete hormones.
Hormones play a very special role in reproduction
and human growth.
Examples of Endocrine glands include:
- Islets of Langerhans
Q What is Epinephrine?
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A surfer hits his head on the pier and sustains a SAH (subarachnoid hemorrhage). The doctor placed an EVD and ordered ICP monitoring.......
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An Abductor pillow is used to prevent Hip Fracture (chp 19)
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RADIATION, CHEMOTHERAPY AND BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT
(BMT)BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT MAY BE INDICATED FOR A NUMBER OF CONDITIONS. THESE INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT CONFINED TO:- LEUKEMIA(ch 13), HODGKINS DISEASE- LYMPHOMA, APLASTIC ANEMIA- BREAST OR KIDNEY CANCER...... For more information on these topics click:
THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
Lymphoma is described as cancer of the lymphatic system, to learn more click here - The Immune and Endocrine Systems
THE NEW NURSE - A WALK THROUGH ADVANCEMENTS IN NURSING
Nursing has really progressed over the years. We no longer see the Iron Lung machine, (sessions 44) mechanical ventilators look different and are more comfortable. Other advancements include: CT Scan, ABG analysis, MRI and many more.
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The Immune and Lymphatic Systems
Lymphoma is described as a type of cancer of the lymphatic system.
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