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Recommended Immunization Schedule

How to Learn This When I was studying for the NCLEX, I was dedicated to my flashcards. A term on the front, a definition on the back, and I was good to go. I carried them around everywhere because they were easy to make, convenient to whip out during the five minutes between ordering a latte and...
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Burns in Adults: The Rule of Nine Chart

What Is Different about a Burn? Burns are devastating injuries that require immediate and specialized attention and care. They cause a huge shift of fluid and an extensive inflammatory response that could progress quickly. There are many things to consider: classification, appropriate treatment,...
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The Differences Between Cushing's and Addison’s Diseases

Cushing’s and Addison’s diseases are two common endocrine disorders, and they both involve the adrenal gland, which is responsible for the production of Cortisol and Aldosterone. These disorders basically are each other’s opposites. Cushing’s is marked by excessive levels of Cortisol, and this c...
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The Differences between Tylenol™ and Motrin™

When we have aches and pains, we commonly reach for over-the-counter medications like Tylenol™ or Motrin™. Many people think they are interchangeable. But what are the differences and when might one be better than the other? To understand the difference, we need to understand prostaglandins. Pro...
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How Crohn’s Disease Affects the Body

Crohn’s Disease is one common type of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Unlike Ulcerative Colitis, which occurs in the large intestine, Crohn’s Disease may develop anywhere in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract but occurs most commonly in the small intestine. Also, Ulcerative Colitis impacts a conti...
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Recommended Immunization Schedule

How to Learn This When I was studying for the NCLEX, I was dedicated t

Burns in Adults: The Rule of Nine Chart

What Is Different about a Burn? Burns are devastating injuries that re

The Differences Between Cushing’s and Addison’s Diseases

Cushing’s and Addison’s diseases are two common endocrine disorders, an