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Urinary System

Functions of the Urinary System Excretion – nitrogenous, drugs and toxins Maintaining blood volume and concentration balance of water and dissolved salts pH regulation Blood pressure maintenance Renin Erythrocyte concentration Erythropoietin Vitamin D effects Coverings of the Kidney PARARENAL FAT … Continue reading

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Obturator Nerve Injury

The obturator  nerve is the only nerve that exits the pelvis via the obturator foramen. This nerve innervates the adductor compartment of the thigh after dividing into anterior and posterior branches subsequent to leaving the pelvis. The anterior branch innervates … Continue reading

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Consumers warned about possible drug mix-up

(CNN) — Machinery problems at a drug manufacturing plant prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to warn patients of a possible mix-up affecting various prescription pain medications and over-the-counter drugs. The FDA is advising patients who use certain prescription … Continue reading

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Aortic Regurgitation (AR)

In patients with AR, there is a large left ventricular stroke volume (LVSV), a large regurgitation SV, and a large pulse pressure. The left ventricular end diastolic volume is also increased due to the incompetent aortic valve. bounding femoral and … Continue reading

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