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Pathophysiology of Disease: An Introduction to Clinical Medicine 7th Edition

A full-color, case-based review of the essentials of pathophysiology–covering all major organs and systems. 308 more words

Clinical Medicine

Why Am I So Salty?

This WTF Wednesday is more of a WhyTF Wednesday cause I’m sure you’re dying to know: why am I so salty?

Is it because, despite living in the Midwest my entire life, I love the ocean and beaches so much that I took my family to Hawaii for my Make-a-Wish trip? 1,490 more words

Cystic Fibrosis

Mechnisms of disease: Hypertension pathophysiology

In the following illustration you will see the sequence of events leading to systemic essential hypertension. It will also help you understand better how to treat it and which drugs to use. 35 more words

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Complications of asthma can be sudden. Consider the case of Bradley Wilson, a young boy who had several medical conditions. He appeared in good health when he went to school, returned home, and ate dinner. 424 more words


Ventilatory Respiratory Control

This is Part 4 of a 5 part series on fundamental concepts in ventilator management. See Part 3 is here.

We have discussed how to take over a patient’s work of breathing, now it’s time to discuss taking over control of respiration.  1,834 more words

Continuing Education

Applied Ventilatory Theory

This is Part 3 of a 5 part series on fundamental concepts in ventilator management. See Part 2 is here.

The goal of good ventilator management is to deliver appropriately sized breaths at appropriate rates and at appropriate times.  1,473 more words

Continuing Education