Urinary system

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  • Essay on The Functions of the Urinary System

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    Comprising of the kidneys, ureter, bladder and urethra, the urinary system is responsible for the filtration, reabsorption and/or removal of dissolved organic substances and materials from the human blood stream. Fed directly by the aortic and superior vena cava blood vessels, the kidneys are the first point of the urinary system. The kidneys produce the urine which drains into, and is stored in the bladder through the ureter before being excreted through the urethra as waste, and out of the body

  • A Study on the Urinary System and Preeclampsia

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    The Urinary System and Pre-eclampsia: The Urinary system comprises of tubes, organs, nerves, and muscles that work together to develop, store, and transport urine. The system is basically made up of two ureters, two kidneys, the urethra, two sphincter muscles, and the bladder. This system in the human body is primarily concerned with the filtering of extra fluid and substances from the bloodstream in the form of urine. While urine is used to extract extra blood corpuscles, vitamins, or mineral

  • The Urinary System: Urinary Retention Essay

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    Urination is controlled by a complex central nervous system mechanism that coordinates urine storage and release by the regulation of smooth muscle in the bladder and urethra. Bladder storage, emptying and coordinated urinary sphincter activity , are controlled by the sympathetic, parasympathetic, and somatic nervous systems. Parasympathetic nerves in the spinal cord (S2-S4) act to contract the bladder and relax the urethra through the release of acetylcholine, which excites smooth muscle muscarinic

  • The Between Female And Female Urinary System

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    urethra and can cause a urinary tract infection. A “UTI” can occur in different parts of the urinary tract such as the kidneys, the ureter, the bladder or the urethra. They are more common in woman than in men. This is due to the females having a shorter urethra. According to Balentine (2015), “about 40% of women and 12% of men will experience a UTI in their lifetime”(p.1). It is because of the anatomical and physiological differences between the male and female urinary system that UTI’s are more common

  • Urinogenral System: The Urinary System And The Loetal System

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    Urinogenital system comprises urinary system and reproductive system. Urinary system – * The urinary system is concerned with the body’s waste removal system. The kidneys' main function is to process and remove wastes (created from cell metabolism) and excess ions from the blood, regulate blood volume and maintain electrolyte balance. The urinary system consists of paired kidneys and ureters.

  • Urinary Tract Infection And Its Effect On The Body System

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    Urinary Tract Infection and its Effect on the Body System Urinary tract infection also referred to as UTI is the second most common infection in the body. The urinary tract system in your body which includes the bladder and kidneys makes urine and carries it out of your body. When germs get into the urinary tract system an infection is typically formed. UTI’s are usually caused when unwanted bacteria enters through the urethra and begins to multiply (www.mayoclinic.org). The bacteria that are normally

  • Anatomy : The Urinary System Of The Human Body

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    study of the functional systems of the human body describing how various systems work and interact with each anatomical structure. Anatomy is the study of the structure and relationship between body parts. In the human body there are 10 functional systems which are: Nervous system (Ns)- The nervous system is divided into two parts : The central nervous system, (CNS) which involves the brain and spinal cord; and the peripheral system which connects the central nervous system to the rest of the body

  • The Urinary System

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    ANATOMY • THE URINARY SYTEM The excretory (GUT) system includes the kidney, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra and the male and female genitalia [pic]The Kidney • Two bean-shaped organs that lie in the retroperitoneal space on either side of the vertebral column at the level of T12 to L3 • Adrenal glands located on top of each kidney surrounded by capsule and fats • Right is lower than the left • Each kidney is composed of: - Renal parenchyma, Renal sinus and pelvis

  • Safety And Efficacy Of A Novel Silver Impregnated Urinary Catheter System For Preventing Catheter Associated Bacteriuria

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    silver-impregnated urinary catheter system for preventing catheter-associated bacteriuria: A pilot randomized clinical trial”. This article was featured in American Journal of Infection Control, and was written to present a study that evaluates the safety and efficacy of a type of urinary catheter system which is impregnated with silver. Silver is known to be an antimicrobial agent and has previously been used in catheter manufacturing prior to this study as a silver-coated catheter system with mixed result

  • Questions On The Urinary System

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    The Urinary System Experiment 1: Post lab questions: Table 1: Solution present in each container before 60 minutes’ submersion. Solution Dialysis Tubing Beaker Congo Red Present Absent Yellow Food Color Present Absent Table 2: Solution present in each container after 60 minutes’ submersion Solution Dialysis Tubing Beaker Congo Red Present Absent Yellow Food Color Slightly Present Present 1. What specific part of the kidney does the dialysis tubing represent? What is the function of this part