NEURO TRANSMITERS(S)

NEURO TRANSMITERS(S) - Normal Physiology Electrical impulse...

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1 Normal Physiology Electrical impulse travels down nerve Electrical impulse travels down nerve Impulse causes release of acetylcholine (Ach) Impulse causes release of acetylcholine (Ach) ACh stimulates receptor site on organ ACh stimulates receptor site on organ Causes organ to act Causes organ to act ACh destroyed by AChE ACh destroyed by AChE Cessation of organ activity Cessation of organ activity
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2 Nerve Transmission ( Nerve To Nerve) ACh AC h
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3 Nerve Transmission Nerve Transmission Nerve To Muscle Nerve To Muscle Nerve Transmission Nerve Transmission ( Nerve To Muscle)
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4 Nerve Transmission ( Nerve To Exocrine Gland)
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5 Impulse Termination ( The Role Of AChE) ACh AChE
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6 Nerve Agent Symptom Recognition Blocks acetylcholinesterase an enzyme that normally relaxes the activity of acetylcholine causing continued end- organ response
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7 Symptoms Pinpoint pupils (Miosis) Muscular weakness and fasciculation – twitching can be localized or generalized
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