vital signs of a patient is an important aspect of a clinicians diagnostic skills. The gathering of this information gives us an important clue to what is ailing our patient. Body temperature,respirations,blood pressure, and heart rate gives us a good starting point in assessing the patient’s condition.
Auscultation of the heart and lungs help us rule out lung infection or heart problems. Interns should be well trained in the use of the stethoscope and sphygmomanometer, two very important pieces of equipment that can not be omitted from patient care.
Trent Veldkamp : Bought Terminologia Medica Descodificado: A Spanish and English Medical Terminology Textbook as a birthday gift
for my dad. He loves it! Came quickly. I think it’s very cool and may
end up buying one for myself.
The human body is a combination of different systems which work in perfect harmony to make us the most advanced living creature on earth. These important systems can be classified as the cardiovascular system, the integumentary system, the musculoskeletal system, the lymphatic system, the nervous system, the gastrointestinal or digestive system, and the reproductive system. All these systems are independently responsible for all the essential functioning of the body. The Gastrointestinal system is particularly responsible for digesting food and producing energy which is essential for all the activities of life.
The gastrointestinal system is basically the part of the body which digests food. Gastrointestinal system is a long tube running right through the entire body with specialized and dedicated zones for performing various tasks. In an adult male human, the gastrointestinal tract is about 20 feet (5 metres) long or up to 30 feet (9 metres) long. The gastrointestinal system can be subdivided into the upper and lower tract. the embryological origin of each segment of gastrointestinal system can be divided into foregut, mid-gut and hindgut .
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