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Dermatologic Principles

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen Dermatology is a specialty in which visual inspection allows for rapid diagnosis. A brief physical examination prior to a lengthy history is valuable because some of…

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Neurotransmitters and Neuromodulators

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen This chapter reviews the normal physiology of neurotransmission, the molecular action and biochemistry of several major neurotransmitters and their receptors, and the toxicologic mechanisms by which…

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Renal Principles

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ANATOMY AND BASIC PHYSIOLOGY Print Section Listen The kidneys lie in the paravertebral grooves at the level of the T12 to L3 vertebrae. The medial margin of each is concave,…

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Hepatic Principles

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen The liver plays an essential role in metabolic homeostasis. Hepatic functions include the synthesis, storage, and breakdown of glycogen. In addition, the liver is important in…

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Respiratory Principles

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen The primary function of the lungs is gas exchange. Specifically, this involves the transport of oxygen (O2) into the blood, and the elimination of carbon dioxide…

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Hematologic Principles

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen Blood is rightfully considered the vital fluid, because every organ system depends on the normal function of blood. Blood delivers oxygen and other essential substances throughout…

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Oncologic Principles

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen In 2012, there were 1.5 million persons with newly diagnosed invasive cancer in the United States.41 Among patients receiving chemotherapy for their disease, some will seek…

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Genitourinary Principles

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen The genitourinary system encompasses 2 major organ systems, the reproductive and the urinary systems. Successful reproduction requires interaction between 2 sexually mature individuals. Xenobiotic exposures to…

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Thermoregulatory Principles

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen Despite exposure to wide fluctuations of environmental temperatures, human body temperature is maintained within a narrow range.16,120 Elevation or depression of body temperature occurs when (1)…

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