cfw_COPD patients are most of the time smokers Damaging goblet cells with smoke increase the
production of mucus. Damaging the cilia with smoke makes it difficult to clear the airway. So
COPD patients will be susceptible to pneumonias.
Thyroid- has to do with the metabolism.
Thyroid (hormone) is responsible for our basal metabolic rate: the rate of oxygen consumption by the
How energy is utilize by the cell and how fast. T3 and T4 they affect the basal metabolic rate.
COMMON MEDICAL ABBREVIATIONS
ABG arterial blood gas
AC /a.c before eating
ACLS advanced cardiac life support
ad lib as much as needed
ADH anti-diuretic hormone
ADL activity of daily living
AF atrial fibrillation or afebrile
I. PYRAMID TO SUCCESS (Box 5-1
II. HOW TO AVOID READING INTO THE QUESTION (Box 5-2)
A. Pyramid Points
1. Avoid asking yourself, Well, what if ? because this will lead you
right into the forbidden area, reading into the que