Neurologic System

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3494 NEUROLOGIC SYSTEM Paula Vernon-Levett CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM Developmental Anatomy A.    Embryogenesis The nervous system is one of the first organ systems to develop in the embryo (neurula). 1.    All body tissues…

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Pulmonary System

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3435 2 PULMONARY SYSTEM Elizabeth Flasch, Nicole Brueck, Justin Lynn, and Jennifer Henningfeld DEVELOPMENTAL ANATOMY OF THE PULMONARY SYSTEM A.    Embryology of the Lung In humans, there are five well-recognized stages…

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Cardiovascular System

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146147 3 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM Louise Callow and Alissa Scheffer DEVELOPMENTAL ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY A.    Embryologic Development of the Heart 1.    Formation of the Heart Tube. Days 15 to 23 (Table 3.1) 2.    Formation…

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Endocrine System

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4796 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM Jennifer LaMie Joiner Two types of endocrine problems are seen in pediatric critical care: (a) specific endocrine abnormalities (diabetes mellitus [DM], panhypopituitarism) and (b) endocrine dysfunction secondary…

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Gastrointestinal System

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530531 7 GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM Sarah A. Martin DEVELOPMENTAL ANATOMY OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM A.    Embryologic Development of the Digestive Tract (Figure 7.1) 1.    The digestive tract develops from the primitive gut, which…

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VI. Initial Stabilization and Transport

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SECTION VI. INITIAL STABILIZATION AND TRANSPORT Bradley A. Kuch and Michael McSteen Pediatric critical care transport is a highly specialized area of medicine in which a critically ill infant or…

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Hematology and Immunology Systems

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584585 8 HEMATOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY SYSTEMS Jessica L. Spruit DEVELOPMENTAL ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY A.    Hematopoiesis 1.    Hematopoiesis is the process by which blood cells are formed. 2.    Anatomic sites of hematopoiesis vary with…

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Renal System

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444445 5 RENAL SYSTEM Michelle A. Dokas DEVELOPMENTAL ANATOMY OF THE RENAL SYSTEM A.    Anatomic Location The kidneys are positioned within the retroperitoneal space and are surrounded by adipose tissue and…

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Multisystem Issues

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6679 MULTISYSTEM ISSUES   SECTION I. MULTIPLE TRAUMA Frances Blayney and Colleene Young Critically injured children and their families require the expertise of a multiprofessional team consisting of pediatric nurses,…

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