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Tranexamic Acid

Tranexamic Acid or TXA is a drug administered for a variety of reasons.  In Japan, women can by it over the counter for heavy menstrual bleeding. 619 more words

Continuing Education

Neurogenic Stress Cardiomyopathy

Proposed Mechanism for HCP causing Takotsubo:

Sympathetic control of the heart is mediated by hypothalamic nuclei that abut the walls of the third ventricle.  Specifically, dysfunction of PVN and DMN has been linked to catecholamine-induced myocardial necrosis.   72 more words

Diabetes Mellitus Type 2

Write at least 3 pages to explain the Classification, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management of Diabetes Mellitus type 2.

Academic Writing

8 Study Tips for Pathophysiology

I’ve received countless DMs and comments asking how I studied for pathophysiology while in nursing school. I hope that this post helps you prepare and study for the class that nearly everyone dreads. 930 more words

Study Methods

Pathophysiology of Neonatal Brachial Plexus

Pathophysiology of Neonatal Brachial Plexus
The first known description of neonatal brachial plexus palsy (BPP) dates from 1779 when Smellie reported the case of an infant with bilateral arm weakness that resolved spontaneously within a few days after birth. 755 more words

Pediatric Rehabilitation

Etiology and Pathophysiology of Obesity in Children

Etiology and Pathophysiology of Obesity in Children
Obesity is the most prevalent nutritional disorder among children and adolescents in the United States. Approximately 21-24% of American children and adolescents are overweight, and another 16-18% is obese; the prevalence of obesity is highest among specific ethnic groups. 990 more words