Body Systems

Need a quick overview? Need some ideas for patient education? Want to brush up on body systems and disease processes? You have come to the right place! Feel free to share questions or ideas you want/n

Blood Pressure star
What is blood pressure?

Cardioversion star
Chemical and Mechanical Cardioversion overview.

Homocysteine star
Homocysteine is an indicator for several diseases. How to explain this lab value and the lifestyle changes that can positively affect the outcomes for your patients.

Limbic System - Chemicals star
Part three of the Limbic System, a discussion of the sympathetic nervous system chemicals that relate to PTSD.

Limbic System - Hippocampus/Amygdala star
The second part of a four-part series on the limbic system. The hippocampus and amgydala are structures involved in emotions and memory.

Limbic System - Hypothalamus star
The first in a four part series detailing the limbic system in an effort to better understand PTSD.

Limbic System - PTSD star
The final part of the four part series on the limbic system and PTSD.

MRSA-Affecting School-Age Children star
Information about MRSA, short for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus which is speading in our community. Community acquired MRSA is common. Learn how to protect our children from being infected and some healthy tips to avoid the spread of this organism.

Nitroglycerin star
The use of nitroglycerin for acute chest pain.

Pulmonary Hypertension star
Nursing considerations for pulmonary hypertension.

Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System star
The Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System and the drugs that use the system to lower blood pressure.

Serotonin star
Serotonin physiology, as well as the pharmaceuticals and behaviors that affect it.

The Importance of Vitamin B12 star
A discussion about why vitamin B12 is important to the body.

Thyroid Gland star
January is Thyroid Month. What is this gland and how does it affect the health of your patients?

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