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Opioid prescription and cancer in UK

466% increase in opioid prescribing

In England, the growing use of buprenorphine, oxycodone hydrochloride, and morphine sulphate increased annual costs for these three drugs by more than £10 million (US$12.98 million) between 2002 and 2013. 863 more words


Everything we learn applies to real life

One of our lectures in pathophysiology was on allergic response and anaphylaxis. It wasn’t long after that class that I had to apply my knowledge in a real life situation at work. 365 more words

From Nutrition To Nursing

Diabetes Pathophysiology - How Environmental Changes Can Influence the Incidence of Diabetes

Pathophysiology is that branch in science that deals with the study of the changes in mechanical, physical and biochemical functions brought about by a disease. One such disease that brings pathophysiologcal changes is diabetes. 606 more words


Pathophysiology 1&2

I will be periodically updating all my notes as needed.  *Feel free to ask for clarifications* I want this to become a complete resource over time.


Nursing Notes

Silver deposits within kidney in Argyria

Argyria is a disease caused by chronic exposure and subsequent accumulation of silver dust within the body.  The silver particles are known to accumulate in the kidney glomerulus and cause sclerosis.  74 more words


Glycogen infiltration of kidney in Diabetes mellitus

Glycogen infiltration of kidney can be observed in cases of moderate diabetes mellitus.  Using Best’s Carmine stain, glycogen could be detected histologically.  This condition is now known as Armanni-Ebstein nephropathy. 84 more words


Niemann-Pick Disease, Spleen

Niemann-Pick disease is an autosomal recessive lysosomal storage and lipid storage disorders in which the patient is not able to produce the enzyme Sphingomyelinase.  This enzyme is involved in degrading sphingomyelin which is a component of cell membrane.  85 more words