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PAGE #        CORRECTION

3              Add my grandchildren:  Maddie, Weston and Raelyn to Rachel and Justin
52            Under Northern Blot, add the top (R for "R"ebels) live in the north.
78            Under the "MOA of Dantrolene, it should read:  "stops the release of Calcium from the sarcoplasmic ......
101          The top heading of this page should read "Acute Intermittent Porphyria" (it is at the bottom of p. 100).
112          At the end of the 3rd line under "Nicotinic Receptors", it should read "they do", and not the do.
120          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.
193          Under Type III Hypersensitivity: there should not be an * after Serum sickness.
206          Under virulence factors chart:  3rd entry, left column should read "Strep pneumonia" not Stap pneumonia.
222          Under Rheumatic Fever:  Add that 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.
299          Under RNA Virus heading: it should read "Single Stranded", not Dingle Stranded. :)
321          Under cellular changes:  Add Anaplasia: which is the loss of differentiation (malignancy: no reversal).
322          Under Reversible (top line) it should read "can still be reversed", not revered.
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.
395          Under Polyarteritis Nodosa vessel wall picture: it should read "Fibrinoid Necrosis", not Fibroid Necrosis.
407          Under MOA of Abciximab, add "Receptor Antagonist" after GPIIb/IIIa.
425          Under sources of exposure for Bagassosis, add cardboard.
555          Under Membrano Proliferative (MPGM) in the description of the macrophages, it should read "The job", not "they".
593          Under the Glucose Tolerance Test, add: cause of DM in pregancy is due to an increase in human placental
                lactogen.
661          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          Under Sphincter Pupillae:  add tip:  (C = CCircular muscle Constricts). (P = P: Pupillae is Parasympathetic)
775          Under Clinical Use of Oxcarbazepine, it should read "anxiety", not aniety.
777          Under toxicity column of Diphenoxylate, it should read "does not cause addiction", not addition.
778          Under toxicity of Phenobarbital:  This is correct.  Arrow interpretation: medicine severely depresses respiration.
793          Under iron deficiency anemia and description of Restless Leg Syndrome, it should read "crawling or
                uncomfortable", and not "crawling f or uncomfortable". 
834          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          Under Notes for Winged Scapula, add C5, 6, 7 and T1.
857          Under Median Nerve, add in notes:  Contained in the retinaculum (aka: Trasverse Carpal Ligment).
869          The top knee x-ray is an anterior view and the lower picture is the posterior view of the knee.
869          Under the test for the MCL, it should read the Valgus Stress Test, not Varus.
909          Under Myasthenia Gravis, "TX" should read "SX" for symptoms (Diplopia, etc).
912          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.
1006        Under Hazard Ratio, it should read "The higher the ratio", not the "higher the ration".
1006        Under Negative Predictive Value: it should read "the patient will have gotten....", not "the patient have gotten"...
1006        Under Negative Predictive Value: it should read "are you sure I Don't have", not "are sure I Don't have"....
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.
1010        Under the Most Common Equations Graphs:  The 4th graph down should read "Cohort", not Cohert.
1035        Under Sodium Labs, the normal range should read 135 - 145, not 124 - 135.
1085        Under Myasthenia Gravis, the 908 page number should read 909.