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Physiology

Dental Surgery – All You Need To Know

Dental Surgery Overview When a dentist discusses dental surgery to a patient, they are frequently met with immediate panic and fear. The concept is that...

Teeth Cleaning And Dental Deep Cleaning

Teeth Cleaning Overview Many people simply refuse their teeth cleaning. It's easy to understand their concern, given the prodding, strange noises, and infrequent jaw discomfort....

Rough Sex – Meaning, Safety, Limits

Rough Sex Overview Rough sex usually implies that there is an aspect of pain involved, that there is an invocation of their carnal sexual energy,...

Allen Test: Purpose, Procedure, Results, Interpretation

Allen Test Overview Edgar V. Allen first identified the Allen test for blood flow as a non-invasive measurement of the arterial patency of the hand...

Brachial Pulse: Location, Vital Sign Measurement, Clinical Points

Brachial Pulse Overview During some examinations & tests, such as those with infants, the brachial pulse rate is suggested because it can be difficult to...

Cardiac Action Potential: Cardiovascular Physiology

Cardiac Action Potential Overview Cardiac action potentials are rapid shifts in membrane potential that begin with a sudden shift from the normal resting negative membrane...

Renal Plasma Flow: Measurement and Relation with GFR & RBF

Renal Plasma Flow As long as the volume in the red cells remains constant during passage through the kidney, renal plasma flow (RPF) equals the...

Renal Blood Flow: Complete Regulation Overview

Renal Blood Flow Renal Blood Flow: The pressure gradient through the renal vasculature (the difference between the renal artery and renal vein hydrostatic pressures) is...