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Dornase Alfa

Dornase alfa is a mucolytic medication used in the treatment of cystic fibrosis. By cutting apart extracellular DNA, it makes mucus thinner.


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A consultant instructs makers with respect to a wide range of restorative items controlled by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Our group incorporates previous FDA administrative direction, two previous partner U.S. 394 more words


Endocrinology (part 3 - adrenal glands)

Some observations from chapter 3 below.

“The normal adrenal gland weigh 4-5g. The cortex represents 90% of the normal gland and surrounds the medulla. […] Glucocorticoid (cortisol […]) production occurs from the… 1,685 more words


Why Don't NSAIDs Cause Malignancy?

Do topical NSAIDs increase the risk of skin cancer? After all, NSAIDs dampen inflammation and immune suppression is a factor that can promote malignancy. The answer is no! 151 more words


Endocrinology (part 2 – pituitary)

Below I have added some observations from the second chapter of the book, which covers the pituitary gland.

“The pituitary gland is centrally located at the base of the brain in the… 2,912 more words


Life - From the pharmacologist view point.

Life. A vast and unimaginable world of lost dreams and missed opportunities. Life can be very hurting. It is never fair.

Countless descriptions have been fashioned to describe the one thing no one actually can understand. 606 more words

AM Musings

PAD and paralysis

Have you ever cleaned tear tracks from around the eyes of a patient who is paralyzed?

Many of you have heard my healthcare story. Here’s an opportunity to hear a little bit more about what I believe about caring for patients undergoing mechanical ventilation, particularly in the context of paralysis. 6 more words