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23 02, 2017

Acid Base Disorders – Acid Base Tutorial

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Acid-base disturbances are first characterized by the initial change in pH. There are four major classes of acid-base disturbances: respiratory acidosis, respiratory alkalosis, metabolic acidosis, and metabolic alkalosis. The acid-base disturbances are further categorized as compensated or uncompensated. Compensation attenuates [...]

23 02, 2017

Various Methods of Birth Control Work

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Birth control methods may be categorized into several groups based on their mode of action: hormonal, chemical and behavioral contraceptive methods, anti-implantation devices, sterilization, and induced abortion. Contraception Contraception is the prevention of conception, which is the union of sperm [...]

23 02, 2017

Hormonal Control of Pregnancy

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Without the formation of a preembryo, the corpus luteum degenerates about two weeks after ovulation as a result of the decline in luteinizing hormone from the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland. The resulting decline in blood levels of estrogens [...]

23 02, 2017

Fetal Development Stages

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At the beginning of the ninth week of development, the developing offspring has a distinctively human appearance and is now referred to as a fetus. Weeks of Development Changes 5-8 Weeks Recognizable human shape; head as large as the body; [...]