Who needs dialysis?
- ABG- arterial blood gas
- ABO- three blood groups
- ACE- angiotension converting enzyme
- ADH- antidiuretic hormone
- ADL- activities of daily living
- AMI- acute myocardial infarction
- BP- blood pressure
- CABG- coronary artery bypass graft
- c/o- complains of
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QUICK AND EASY REVIEW OF THE LIMBIC SYSTEM
The functions of the limbic system include instincts, drives, needs and emotions, perception/interpretation of pain.
Amygdala - modulates emotional states and regulates affective responses. Common theory is there is misfiring in the amygdala which causes Bipolar.
Thalamus - relays sensory information except smell; and filters incoming information to prevent overload of the cortex
Hypothalamus - regulates basic function, sleep hunger and sex as well as temperature. Example is temperature problems in Schizophrenia
Hippocampus - regulates learning and recall and its associated to memory. Alzheimers damages the hippocampus.
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