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    In the attached diagram of the urinary system, it shows that the kidneys lie superior to the ureters, bladder, and urethra. Parker(2009, p.242) identifies “It regulates the volume and composition of body fluids and expels waste and excess water from the body.” The function of the kidneys in the urinary system is to filter the waste products from the blood and to make urine, which is then transported through the urinary tract…

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    the donation of one of their kidneys. The authors romanticizes the production of available kidneys to be able to reduce a backlog of around 83,000 people waiting for one, should donor s receive compensation as an incentive to give up one of their kidneys. They also point out economic savings should people have available kidneys, in lieu of the cost of keeping those waiting for a kidney on dialysis. And the ethical questions and arguments in favor of compensating kidney donors, would be the…

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    acute kidney injury? Some of the factors that caused Mr. W’s acute kidney injury are fever of 38.5° C, severe abdominal pain & nausea due to pancreatic inflammation with intra-abdominal ascites. One of the symptoms of ascites is infection which can cause kidney failure if not treated (ACG, 2013). Two different CT scan with contrast media performed can result to contrast-induced nephropathy due to preexisting decline in renal function. CIN can be defined as sudden, rapid deterioration of kidney…

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    In my opinion, the human body is one of the most complex mechanisms known to mankind – even more complex than the latest iPhone X. The human body comprises of many different systems: the digestive system, the endocrine system, the exocrine system, the muscular system, the urinary system, the reproductive system, the respiratory system, the circulatory system, the sympathetic system, the skeletal system. The human body consists of about 300 bones at birth and this number decreases to 206 by…

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    anti-neoplastic agents. It has a potent anti-tumor action against wide range of malignancies, including testicular, ovarian, cervical, bladder and lung cancers as well as solid tumors resistant to other treatment regimens (Hanigan and Devarajan, 2003). The kidney is not only responsible for the excretion of cisplatin, but is also the primary site of its accumulation (Miller et al., 2010). Although several strategies have been suggested to prevent this adverse effect, no specific…

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    A Study On Furosemide

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    1. Furosemide (Loop-diuretics) Indication: Furosemide is a loop-diuretic that is indicated for use when treating Hypertension, Hyperkalemia, and edema that is from kidney failure, congestive heart failure, or liver cirrhosis. MOA: Its mechanism of action is to interfere with the chloride-binding cotransport system and inhibits the reabsorption of chloride and sodium ions at the distal and proximal tubules, and the loop of Henle. This leads to the pharmocological effects of enhancing the…

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    Essay On Urinary System

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    The urinary system consists of two kidneys. The urinary system performs many functions removing waste, products from the blood and regulating the bodies fluid, electrolytes, acid balance and producing a hormone call erythropoietin, which regulates blood cells formation. The urinary system helps detoxify the liver and certain compounds making glucose during times of starvation. The functions are all carried by the organs of the urinary system, mainly the kidneys. Other organs in the urinary…

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    Essay On Organ Sales

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    After researching the living organ donor sales it would be clear the market would mainly consist of kidneys. An idea from author Kaserman, is that the only logical solution to the shortage of transplant organs is to allow cadaveric organ sales (894). Cadaver organ sales would include only people who give consent before their death to donate healthy organs…

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    Case Study Protara

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    Prostara is the Leading Prostate Supplement of Today: Here’s Why The prostate is a walnut-sized gland located under the bladder. Surrounding the urethral tube that passes urine from the bladder to the penis, the prostate performs the important function of producing the fluid responsible for transporting and protecting sperm. Most men are not aware of the presence of the prostate gland, until they encounter problems with it. Prostate problems are very common, especially among aging men, which is…

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    According to a survey conducted by the Ecology Global Network, in the article “Birth and Death Rates,” it sates on average, 151,600 people die each day. In addition, an article by The American Transplant Foundation, titled “Facts and Myths,” states that at minimum, 21 people out of 123,000 men, women and children on the organ transplant list join the death rate every day. Incidentally, a single person can donate their body and save up to 8 lives. Thus if 20,000 of the 151,600 deceased donated…

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