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Open brain injury occurs when an object penetrates the skull, enters the brain, and damages the soft brain tissue in its path (penetrating injury), or when blunt trauma to the head is so severe that it opens the scalp, skull, and dura to expose the brain. Brunner and Suddarth, 2010
Cardiac Output is the amount of work the heart performs every minute to supply blood to bdy tissues in response to metabolic needs. It is a product of Heart Rate (Number of beats the heart makes per minute)and stroke volume (the amount of blood ejected during ventricular contraction). Reference: King and Lowery, 2019
Cholesterol has many physiologic roles. cholesterol is a component of all cell membranes and membranes of intracellular organelles. cholesterol is required for synthesis of certain hormones (estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, adrenal corticosteroids) and forsynthesis of bile salts, which are needed to absorb and digest dietary fats. cholesterol is deposited in the stratum corneum of the skin, [...]
The term metabolic syndrome refers to a group of metabolic abnormalities associated with an increased risk of CHD and type 2 diabetes.
The presence of air bubbles in the venous or arterial circulation. Venous emboli cause foaming and blood-flow obstruction in the pulmonary artery leading to pulmonary hypertension.
Aortic valve stenosis is the narrowing of the orifice between the left ventricle and the aorta.
Fluid administed for all types of shock may include crystalloids(electrolyte solutions that move freely between intravascularand interstitial spaces), colloids (large-molecule intravenoussolutions), or blood components. Brunner and Suddarth 2010
Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that causes extreme shifts in mood, energy, and b Bipolar disorder (formerly called manic-depressive illness or manic depression) is a mental disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, concentration, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. -National Institue of Mental Health