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PAGE # NEW INFORMATION and CORRECTIONS
78 Under the "MOA of Dantrolene, it should read: "stops the release of Calcium from the sarcoplasmic ......
120 NEW INFO: Under causes of organophosphate poisoning, add "Tubun" (nerve agent).
174 Add: Under lymph drainage for Popliteal nodes: Saphenous is the medial tract to the superficial Inguinal nodes
and the Foot is the lateral tract to the poplateal nodes.
206 Under virulence factors chart: 3rd entry, left column should read "Strep pneumonia" not Stap pneumonia.
222 NEW INFO: Under Rheumatic Fever: The damage of the heart is due to "molecular mimicing".
The antibodies confuse the cardiac myocytes with the foreign antigens.
290 Under Adeno Virus, it should read #1 in URI (not UTI).
295 Under Adenovirus, it should read "Kids URI" and (childrens URI's), not UTI.
321 Under cellular changes: NEW: Anaplasia: which is the loss of differentiation (malignancy: no reversal).
344 Under the Heart Cycle bullet points: Delete all "Point A, B, D" references: they are not used.
355 Under Right Preload column for Tamponade: Add a note that the preload for the left heart is decreased.
407 Under MOA of Abciximab, add "Receptor Antagonist" after GPIIb/IIIa.
425 NEW INFO: Under sources of exposure for Bagassosis, add cardboard.
536 Under Metabolic Acidosis: It should read INCREASED HCO3 and DECREASED PCO2 due to compensatory
536 Under Metabolic Alkalosis: It should read DECREASED HCO3 and INCREASED PCO2 due to compensatory
593 NEW INFO: Under the Glucose Tolerance Test, add: cause of DM in pregancy is due to an increase in human
661 NEW INFO: Under Aromatase Deficiency add: The increase in androgens in mother is passed on to the baby.
703 In the top picture of the brain, the blank line under "Frontal Lobe" should be labeled "hippocampus".
756 NEW TIP: Under Sphincter Pupillae: ADD (C = C: Circular muscle Constricts).
(P = P: Pupillae is Parasympathetic)
834 NEW TIP: After Polycythemia Differential Chart add tips:
In Polycythemia Absolute: (There is ABSOLUTELY NO oxygen);
In Polycythemia Inappropriate Absolute (It is absolutely INAPPROPRIATE to have a tumor).
855 NEW INFO: Under Notes for Winged Scapula, add C5, 6, 7 and T1.
857 NEW INFO: Under Median Nerve, add in notes: Contained in the retinaculum (aka: Trasverse Carpal Ligment).
869 Under the test for the MCL, it should read the Valgus Stress Test, not Varus.
912 NEW INFO: Under MOA of Colchicine, add "inhibits LB4" after "inhibits chemotaxis of PMN's".
998 Under Clinical use of Duloxetine, it should read "peripheral neuropathy", not just peripheral.
1008 Under Type II Error: It should read "the drug did not work", not "the drug did work".
1010 Under the Most Common Equations Graphs: The 2nd graph down should be labeled "Specificity", not sensitivity.
1027 Under AAA Screen: It should read >5 cm (not mm)
1035 Under Sodium Labs, the normal range should read 135 - 145, not 124 - 135.