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Explain: Reason for Empty Space In Medicine Packaging?

When you see the strip of medicine (tablets), you notice of empty slots. Irrespective of the exact shape of the tablet, it can be round, rectangle, oval; every strip is packaged in this typical design-geometry.  Ever wondered why? There are many interesting consumer antidotes for this style of packaging: It provides an increased shelf life to medicines …

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Thyroid Hormone Synthesis – Explain

Thyroid hormone synthesis IODINE TRAPPING It is the first step. a. Iodine present in the plasma is actively taken up through the basolateral surface of the thyrocytes into the thyroid gland against both chemical and electrical gradient. b. The resting membrane potential (RMP) of acinar (follicular) cells is about -50 mV. So, when electronegative iodine …

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Heart Examination (Inspection, Palpation, Percussion & Auscultation)

  The heart is situated in the thoracic cavity between the lungs in the mediastinum and above the diaphragm. About two thirds of the heart lies within the left side of the ribs cage, with the other side as it crosses the sternum. Most of the anterior cardiac surface is occupied by the right ventricle. …

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HEART AND HEART MURMURS (Explain)

What Is a Heart Murmur? A heart murmur is an extra or unusual sound heard during your heartbeat. Murmurs range from very faint to very loud and sometimes sound like a whooshing or swishing noise. Normal heartbeat sounds – “lub-DUPP” or “lub-DUB” – are the valves closing as blood moves through the heart. A heart …

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Types of Shock (Explain)

SHOCK is a state of inadequate tissue perfusion, leading to tissue hypoxia and organ dysfunction.      Shock is classified according to one of four mechanisms: Hypodynamic shock:  hypovolemic,  cardiogenic,  obstructive. Hyperdynamic shock: distributive.     1. Hypovolemic shock occurs with the depletion of effective intravascular volume, due to insufficient intake, excessive loss, or both.  Common causes include: dehydration, acute hemorrhage,  …

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Type of blood collection tubes, their additives and laboratory uses.

The evacuated tube system for blood collection in use for various laboratory tests consists of tubes of various sizes, with color coded tops indicating tube contents. Most blood collection tubes contain an additive that either accelerates clotting of the blood (clot activator) or prevents the blood from clotting (anticoagulant). The list below lists the most …

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Medical Abortion Explanation

 Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy after, accompanied by, resulting in, or closely followed by the death of the embryo or fetus : such asa :  spontaneous expulsion of a human fetus during the first 12 weeks of gestation — compare miscarriageb :  induced expulsion of a human fetusc :  expulsion of a fetus by a domestic animal often due to infection at any …

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