Coronary artery anatomy

Major Branches The coronary arteries arise from the proximal portion of the aorta (the aorta’s first branches) as the right coronary artery (RCA) and the...

Anatomy for layers of the Heart

The heart is composed of three layers: endocardium, myocardium, and pericardium. Endocardium The endocardium is the innermost layer and contacts the blood in the heart chambers....

Compounded Words – Meaning

1. Anaemia - Deficiency of haemoglobin in the blood 2. Analgesic - Medicine which alleviates pain 3. Arthralgia - Pain in a joint 4. Cephalalgia - Headache 5....

Which of the following is a symptom of both colds and...

Which of the following is a symptom of both colds and allergies? A. Sneezing B. Coughing C. Runny nose D. All of the above

Recovery position in adults and children

Before you start Make sure that you have carried out the following steps: • Checked for consciousness but had no response. • Opened the victim’s airway. • Checked...

Procedure for opening airway in babies under 1 year

Before you start:  Make sure that you have: • Checked for consciousness but had no response. 1. Tilt head back • Place one hand on the baby’s forehead,...

Procedure for opening airway in adults and children

Before you start: Make sure that you have: • Checked for consciousness but had no response. 1. Tilt head back • Gently place one hand on the victim’s...

Intestinal Tract Infection with E.Coli

The first step is the adherence of the organism to the cells of the jejunum and ileum by means of pili that protrude from...

Definition of Alzheimer’s Disease

The development of the NINCDS-ADRDA criteria (1) has proved to be a major advance for the identification of potential AD drug trial participants. The...

The Cell

The cell is the smallest functional unit of a living organism. In other words, a cell (and no smaller unit) is able to perform...