Tag: Health (Industry)

Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system

Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system

The main job of the lungs is gas exchange, pulling oxygen into the body and getting rid of carbon dioxide. Normally, during an inhale – the diaphragm contracts to pull downward and chest muscles contract to pull open the chest, which helps suck in air like a vacuum , and

Cor pulmonale – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Cor pulmonale – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Learning medicine is hard work! Osmosis makes it easy. It takes your lectures and notes to create a personalized study plan with exclusive videos, practice questions and flashcards, and so much more. Try it free today! With cor pulmonale, cor is Latin for heart and pulmonale is Latin for lungs.

Colorectal carcinoma – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Colorectal carcinoma – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Colorectal carcinoma, also known as colon cancer, is when malignant or cancerous cells arise in the large intestines, which includes the colon and rectum. It is the most common type of cancer of the gastrointestinal tract, and a major cause of death and disease around the world. The large intestine

Tamiflu a Prescription Medication Used to Treat Flu – Overview

Tamiflu a Prescription Medication Used to Treat Flu – Overview

Tamiflu is a prescription medication used to treat certain types of flu in those who have had symptoms of the flu for no longer than 2 days. This medication is also used to prevent certain strains of flu if you have been exposed to someone who has it or when

How An Appendecitis Would Have Been Missed

How An Appendecitis Would Have Been Missed

So we’re doing a lung scan and looking at the anterior views and the axillary views it looked perfectly normal. And the thought process was you know this kid is fine, there’s nothing there. But, it was important just to complete the examination because when we looked posterior that’s where

Helicobacter pylori

Helicobacter pylori

Learning medicine is hard work! Osmosis makes it easy. It takes your lectures and notes to create a personalized study plan with exclusive videos, practice questions and flashcards, and so much more. Try it free today! Helicobacter pylori, or H. pylori for short, is a bacterium found in the stomach

WPT University Place:  Looking out for Bacterial Meningitis

WPT University Place: Looking out for Bacterial Meningitis

– Welcome, everyone, to Wednesday Nite at the Lab. I’m Tom Zinnen. I work here at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Biotechnology Center. I also work for UW Extension Cooperative Extension, and on behalf of those folks and our other co-organizers, Wisconsin Public Television, the Wisconsin Alumni Association, and the UW

Gallstones (cholelithiasis) – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Gallstones (cholelithiasis) – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

When you eat some real fatty foods, like say some delicious french fries, they make their way to through the stomach and into the small intestine. At this point they aren’t really french fries anymore, but since they’re high in fat, they’re still a little more difficult to absorb, and