Pelvic organ prolapse
Pelvic organ prolapse (aka vaginal prolapse, female genital prolapse) is where a portion of the vaginal canal protrudes/prolapses from the opening of the vagina. [faq]What is pelvic organ prolapse? It's where something usually...
Undescended testicle
Undescended testicle (aka cryptorchidism, from Greek "crypto" meaning "hidden", and "orchis" meaning "testicle") is the congenital absence of testes (one or both) from the scrotum. Note that a testis in early...
Normal
(N) is shorthand for Normal ň is shorthand for Normally
Patau syndrome
Patau syndrome is a syndrome caused by a chromosomal abnormality, in which some or all of the cells of the body contain extra genetic material from chromosome 13. Pathophysiology This can occur...
Protein
Protein shake/bar/bites/oats/gels/powders is a powdered protein supplement. MOA Shake is mixed with water, milk, or juice. They come in a variety of flavors Labels on protein shakes suggesting it be taken in cold is...
Bishop score
Bishop score (aka cervix score, cervical favorability) is a pre-labor scoring system. Cx is shorthand for cervix. [faq]What's the Bishop score? It's a way that we score how ready bub is ready to come out....
Vaginal discharge
Vaginal discharge is where biological fuids are contained within, or expelled from the vagina. Whilst most discharge is normal and reflect the various stages of the menstrual cycle, it can...
Peptic ulcer
Peptic ulcer [disease] is a break in the lining of the stomach (aka stomach ulcer) [or even the first part of the small intestine (aka duodenal ulcer), or the lower esophagus]. [faq]What is a...
Rhinitis
Rhinitis (aka coryza) is irritation and inflammation of the mucous membrane inside the nose. The most common type is allergic rhinitis (aka hayfever). Sx Stuffy nose Runny nose Post-nasal drip See also Cold Hayfever
Emergency department
Emergency department (ED) is an acute care facility treating Pt's without prior appointment, who have either arrived by their own means or by ambulance. It is usually found in a hospital...
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