Phlebotomy (2nd Exam)

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Phlebotomy (2nd Exam)
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2010-08-06 02:54:40
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Endocrine System
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  1. The Human Body Has Two Types of Glands:
    Exocrine Glands and Endocrine Glands
  2. Exocrine Glands:
    Secrete Fluids Such As Sweat, Saliva, Mucus, and Digestive Juices
  3. Endocrine Glands:
    Ductless Glands that Secrete Hormones Directly into the Bloodstream
  4. This Glandular System has the same function as the nervous systems:
    • *Communication
    • *Control
    • *Integration
  5. Components
    • *Hormone-Producing Structures: Pituitary, Pineal, Thyroid, Parathyroid, Thymus, and Adrenal Glands
    • *Ovaries, Testes, and Pancreas
  6. Functions
    • *Composes a communications system that uses hormones as chemical messengers
    • *Helps Maintain Homeostasis
    • *Regulates Body Activities, such as Metabolism and Reproduction
  7. Disorders
    • *Acromegaly
    • *Addison's Disease
    • *Cretinism
    • *Dwarfism
    • *Gigantism
    • *Goiter
    • *Cushing's Syndrome
    • *Diabetes Insipidus
    • *Diabetes Mellitus
    • *Hyperinsulism
    • *Hypoglycemia
    • *Hypo-and Hyperthyroidism
  8. Diagnostic Tests
    • *Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH)
    • *Aldosterone
    • *Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH)
    • *Cortisol
    • *Erythropoietin
    • *Glucagon
    • *Glucose Tolerance Tests (GTT's)
    • *Growth Hormone (GH)
    • *Insulin
    • *Rennin
    • *Serotonin
    • *Thyroid Function: T3, T4, TSH

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