Nervous system and calculating

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cstewart12
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Nervous system and calculating
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2012-09-26 21:15:26
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nervous system and drug calculations
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  1. Where are parasympathetic fibers?
    arise from cranial/sacral portions of spinal cord
  2. Where are sympathetic fibers?
    leave cord primarily from throacic/lumbar regions
  3. What is the difference between sympathetic and parasympathetic?
    • sympathetic: fight or flight, not essential to life
    • parasympathetic: controls daily bodily functions
  4. Efferent nerve fibers
    send nerve signals AWAY FROM brain/spinal cord to neuroeffector sites
  5. Afferent nerve fibers
    Send nerve impulses from periphery TO spinal cord
  6. Neurotransmitters
    • Acetylcholine
    • Norepinephrine
  7. Inflammatory cell mediator recptors
    • histamine
    • prostaglandin
    • leukotriene
    • platelet-activating factor
    • adenosine
    • bradykinin
  8. sympathetic innervation and effects
    • Airway smooth muscle
    • lung blood vessels
    • mucous glands
  9. Parasympathetic innervation and effects
    • muscarinic receptors in teh airway
    • muscarinic receptors on blood vessels

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