Venipuncture is the process of obtaining IV access.
Administer therapeutic Tx (including medications, nutritions, chemotherapy)
Obtain blood for:
Monitor levels of blood components
Remove blood due to excess levels of iron or...
Genetic disorder is a problem caused by one or more abnormalities in the genome, that is present from birth (congenital). The most common genetic disorders, ecxluding [[chromosomal abnormalities]] (a sub-type), includes:
Uterine contraction is contraction of the myometrium (i.e. middle layer of the uterine wall, consisting of uterine smooth muscle cells, its main function being to induce uterine contractions). Birth pains are caused...
Angiography (from Greek "angio" meaning "vessel", and "graphy" meaning "to write") is medical imaging to visualize the lumen (inside) of blood vessels and organs of the body, with particular interest...
Miscarriage (aka spontaneous abortion, or pregnancy loss) is the natural death of an embryo/fetus, before it is able to survive independently. Miscarriage is death in the first 2 trimesters, set...
Urolithiasis (from Greek "ouron" meaning "urine", "lithos" meaning "stone") is formation of urinary calculi (urinary stones), which are calculi formed or located anywhere in the urinary system.
Nephrolithiasis (formation of kidney...
Blood type (aka blood group) is the classification of blood based on the presence (or absence) of inherited antigens (combination of proteins, carbohydrates, glycoproteins, glycolipids) on the surface of RBC's.
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...
Roseola (aka sixth disease) is a disease of children
In older children, manifestations limited to:
Fever of about 3 days duration
Transient rash (exanthem), that follows
Source: Prime health channel
Caused by 2 HHV (human...
Occupational disease are chronic ailments that occur as a result of working or occupational activity. It is an aspect of OH&S.
Occupational lung disease (see page)
Other diseases, including: