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  • n. Alternative spelling of homeostasis.

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  • Some people say this book is partly inspired by Lovelock's Gaia hypothesis, a theory which states (insert gross oversimplification) that the biosphere and various physical components of the earth interact in series of intricate feedback mechanisms to keep the world in balance (or homoeostasis if you want to use scientific lingo).

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  • DOPAMINE: * suppress respiratory drive * increase cardiac output * increase myocardial VO2 * trigger myocardial ischaemia, arrhytmias * induce hypokalaemia, hypophosphataemia * predispose to gut ischaemia * disrupt metabolic, immunological homoeostasis (action on T cells function) There is no justification for using "renal dose" dopamine in the critically ill

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  • Affect regulation is one aspect of the more complex systems required for optimal homoeostasis.

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  • By soothing the infant, the mother helps in recruiting the infant's parasympathetic system, which has opposite effects and restores homoeostasis.

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  • WNK1 regulates BP and K+ excretion in vivo, however, the association with K+ homoeostasis remains to be confirmed In the BRIGHT study resource, the strongest tSNP association was seen between rs765250 and SBP.

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  • General supportive care to maintain physiological homoeostasis EUSI: 180 / 100-105 mm Hg

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  • General supportive care to maintain physiological homoeostasis Target O2 saturation: EUSI

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  • General supportive care to maintain physiological homoeostasis ASA: nicardipine  ASA:

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  • General supportive care to maintain physiological homoeostasis Management of high BP is Highly  controversial Lowering of BP unless: >

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  • General supportive care to maintain physiological homoeostasis Low blood glucose: rapidly corrected  With intravenous dextrose bolus or Infusion of 10-20\% glucose Hypotonic solutions

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