Low back pain
Low back pain (aka lumbago) is a MSK disorder (i.e. disorder involving muscles and bones) of the back. Classification By duration, as: Acute, pain lasting <6 weeks Sub-chronic, 6-12 weeks Chronic, >12 weeks Underlying cause, as...
Digoxin
Digoxin is used in the Tx of various heart conditions, by increasing heart contractility, and decreasing heart rate. Product names include Cardigox, Cardiogoxin, Cardioxin, Cardoxin, Coragoxine, Digacin, Digicor, Digomal, Digon, Digosin, Digoxine...
Vascular graft
Vascular graft (aka vascular bypass) is surgery to redirect blood flow in a region of the body. Purpose Performed due to ischemia (inadequate blood flow) Part of organ transplantation Common bypass sites include of...
Heart block
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. Sx Asymptomatic, in some cases,...
Fluid replacement
Fluid replacement is the replenishment of bodily fluids lost through various means (sweating, bleeding, fluid shift, or other pathological processes). [faq]What is fluid replacement? It's where we replenish the body with fluids....
GABA analog
GABA analogs are analogs of GABA. Examples include: Pregabalin 4-Methylpregabalin Gabapentin Gabapentin Enacarbil Atagabalin Imagabalin Mirogabalin
CABG
CABG (coronary artery bypass surgery, pronouncd "cabbage") is surgery involving that involves bypassing an obstructed coronary artery. Pathophysiology The obstruction being bypassed is due to arteriosclerosis, atherosclerosis, or both: Arteriosclerosis is characterized by...
Observation chart
Observation chart (obs chart) is a chart used to quickly determine the degree of illness of a Pt. Being between the flags (aka early warning score, EWS) means that the observations are...
Multiple birth
Multiple birth is where there is more than one fetus resulting from a single pregnancy. It is most applicable to placental species, with multiple births occurring in most kinds of...
Anemia
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...
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