Diabetic hypoglycemia
Diabetic hypoglycemia is hypoglycemia (low BSL's) occurring in a patient with DM. It is 1 of the most common types of hypoglycemia seen in ED's and hospitals. Pathophysiology It occurs when a...
Immunization
Immunization is the process by which a Pt's immune system becomes fortified against a perpetrating immunogen. IUTD is a Medical abbreviation for Immunizations Up To Date, and UTD is an abbreviation for Up...
Adhesion
Adhesions are fibrous bands that form between tissues and organs, often as a result of injury during surgery. They are internal scar tissue that connects tissues not normally connected. Classification Adhesive capsulitis of...
Bowel movement
Bowel movement (aka defecation) is the final act of digestion, whereby waste (solid, semisolid or liquid) is eliminated from the digestive tract via the anus. The expulsion of waste varies...
Vaginal cancer
Vaginal cancer is any cancer that forms in the tissues of the vagina.
Hematoma
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...
Urge incontinence
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...
Maternal death
Maternal death is death of a woman whilst pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration, site, cause (aggravation, Mx), but not from accidental or...
Ventricular hypertrophy
Ventricular hypertrophy is the thickening of the ventricular walls (lower chambers) of the heart. Classification LV hypertrophy, more common RV hypertrophy
FAS
Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is a pattern of physical/mental defects that can develop in a fetus associated with high maternal alcohol consumption. FASD (Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders) are a continuum of...
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