Hemolytic anemia is anemia due to hemolysis, the abnormal breakdown of RBC's, either in the blood vessels (intravascular hemolysis), or elsewhere in the body (extravascular).
Similar to other forms of anemia,...
Pelvic exam is a physical exam of the female pelvic organs.
External examination, including:
Examination and palpate the vulva, perianal area, vaginal canal, for erythema, swelling, excoriation, rash, lesions, masses, trauma
Retinoid are a class of drugs that are vitamiers of vitamin A or are chemically related to it. It is used primarily due to the way they regulate epithelial cell...
Fetal distress is the presence of signs in a pregnant woman, before or during childbirth, suggesting the fetus may not be well. Because it lacks precision, current recommendations suggest to...
IV cannulation (IVC, aka peripheral venous catheter) is the insertion of a cannula into a vein. Arterial cannulation is a variation involving insertion into an artery (commonly the radial artery) to...
Anemia (from Greek "an" meaning "not", and "heme" meaning "blood") is a decrease in the number/quality, of RBC/hemoglobin, thereby reducing the oxygen carrying ability of blood, and thus causing lack of...
Maternal nutrition is nutrient intake and dietary planning undertaken before, during and after pregnancy.
Fetal nutrition begins at conception, thus the nutrition of the mother is important from before conception [probably...
Developmental delay (aka delayed milestone) is where a child doesn't reach 1 of the milestone stages at the expected age, which can be in one of the 4 developmental domains:
However, a wide...
Route of administration
Route of administration is the path by which a drug is taken into the body.
po is shorthand for Per oral
PR is shorthand for Per rectum (it can also refer to Rectal...
Antiplatelet (aka antiaggregant) are drugs that decrease platelet aggregation and inhibit thrombus formation.
[faq]Antiplatelets means that someone ain't like platelets. What are platelets?
Platelets are disc shaped fragments of cytoplasm, that are...