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Learning objectives 

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Adrenal Gland Anatomy Picture

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Adrenal Gland Anatomy with dimensions 

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Adrenal medulla 

What is it made up of?

What type of cells?

Produces two sets of things what are they called?

 

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Adrenal Medulla

How are the medullas cells stimulated? 

What does the adrenal medulla do to the sympathetic system? 

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Adrenal Catecholamine Biosynth 

What are the four steps? 

Where does this metabolic process occur? Where are they stored? 

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Effects of Adrenal Catecholamines 

Short term stress response? 

What four physiological changes do they cause? 

Involved with adrenergic receptors in what way? 

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Peripheral Actions of Adrenoceptors 

What do each of them cause? 

Alpha1 and 2

Beta 1-3 

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Clinical Uses of Adrenal Catecholamines 

What is epinephrine useful for? 

Vasoconstrictors actions used to?

AEs 3 Know which AE is for which catecholamine

Other Adrenomimetic drugs do what 3 things? 

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Other Adrenomimetic drugs

3 of them and their MOA and uses 

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Clinical uses for Adrenolytic drugs 

Flow chart 

 

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Clinical uses of Adrenolytic drugs 

Uses for a blockers 4 

Uses for B blockers 4 

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Pheochromocytoma: Etiology 

What is it? 

When does it usually happen? 

Often produces large amounts of? 

Extra-adrenal pheochromocytomas:? 

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Pheochromocytoma: Clinical Manifestations 

4 important Symptoms 

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 Pheochromocytoma: Diagnosis 

What are the 5 ways? 

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Pheochromocytoma: Tx 

3 different ways to treat. 

What are the different options and choices? 

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