Endocrine System Anatomy and Physiology

The major endocrine organs of the body include the pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, pineal and thymus glands, the pancreas, and the gonads. The regulatory functions of the nervous and endocrine systems are similar in some aspects, but differ in such ways.

Labor Complications

Getting through labor is one of the most anticipated events during a woman’s pregnancy. To avoid complications during labor, thorough assessment should be conducted by the health care providers early during the woman’s pregnancy.

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