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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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DOCA-salt hypertension does not require the ouabain-sensitive binding site of the α2 Na,K-ATPase

John N. Lorenz, Naomi Oshiro, Elizabeth L. Loreaux and Jerry B. Lingrel.

in American Journal of Hypertension

April 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Cardiovascular Medicine. 5992 words.

Background

We have shown that the ouabain-sensitive α2 Na,K-ATPase is required for adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-induced hypertension and gestational...

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Regional anaesthesia in the elderly

Bernadette Veering.

in Principles and Practice of Regional Anaesthesia

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Clinical Skills. 5301 words.

Elderly patients are more sensitive to local anaesthetic agents. Central techniques produce greater degrees of sensory and motor block, and the risk of hypotension due to sympathetic block...

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