Heart block are conditions that causes a fault within the heart's natural pacemaker, due to some kind of obstruction/block in the electrical condition system of the heart.
Asymptomatic, in some cases,...
ECG (electrocardiography) is a record of electrical activity of the heart over time, detected by electrodes attached to the skin surface (non-invasive) at various set locations.
The standard 12-lead ECG involves...
Hematoma is a collection of blood within the tissue (outside the blood vessels).
[faq]What is hematoma? I'm guessing it relates to heme, so blood?
Yeah, so it's a collection of blood, within...
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...
Urge incontinence, is an overactive bladder (OAB) causing loss of bladder control, due to frequent feelings of needing to pee.
[faq]What's urge incontinence?
It's where you accidentally wet yourself, because you frequently have a strong...
UTI is an infection that affects part of the urinary tract.
[faq]What's a UTI?
Infection of the urinary tract![/faq]
Burning sensation in the urethra, may hbe present even when not urinating,...
Neurological examination is assessment of sensory and motor to determine whether the nervous system is impaired.
[[Cranial nerve exam]]
[[Upper limb exam]]
[[Lower limb exam]]
Dermatome is an area of skin that is mainly supplied...
Pulse is measuring heart beat by palpating a peripheral artery by the fingertip (with the exception of using the thumb). Sometimes, there is delay, which is indicative of pathology.
Abdominal examination assesses the abdomen.
Ensure stomach has adequate exposure
Leukonychia, of hypoalbuminemia of liver disease
Koilonychia, of iron deficiency anemia
Clubbing, via Schamroth’s window test, of liver disease
Palmar erythema, of liver disease
Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic nonketotic syndrome
Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic [nonketotic] syndrome (HHS, aka hyperosmolar non-ketotic coma, HONK, nonketotic hyperosmolar coma) is a complication of diabetes mellitus (predominantly type 2), in which hyperglycemia (high blood sugars) cause severe...