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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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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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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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Drug Administration Routes

There are many methods for administering medication, but only the most common routes will be discussed here. The routes of absorption include enteral, absorbed by the gastrointestinal tract, and parenteral, absorbed outside the gastrointestinal tract. Enteral Routes Oral, buccal, sublingual, a...
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Apprenticeships in Nursing

Continuing education is a critical element for all healthcare professionals. There is strong evidence that nurses with bachelor’s degrees often generate better patient outcomes. Therefore, the push for RNs to obtain a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) is growing. But there are many challenges ...
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The Differences Between Cushing's and Addison’s Diseases

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

The Differences between Tylenol™ and Motrin™

When we have aches and pains, we commonly reach for over-the-counter me

How Crohn’s Disease Affects the Body

Crohn’s Disease is one common type of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).