Opioid (aka narcotic) are synthetic narcotics NOT derived from opium.
Esters of morphine opiates
Semi-synthetic opioids, derived from morphine, including:
Synthetic opioids, not derived from morphine, including:
Fully synthetic opioids, including:
Tramadol, which also...
Androgen deficiency [syndrome] (aka hypoandrogenism) is not enough androgenic activity in the body.
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...
Leukonychia is white discoloration of the nail.
Harmless, most commonly caused by minor injuries whilst the nail is growing
Caused by hypoalbuminemia (low albumin), of chronic liver disease. In this instance, there...
Fever of unknown origin
Fever of unknown origin (FUO, aka pyrexia of unknown origin, PUO, febris e causa ignota, febris ECI) is a condition where the patient has a fever (elevated temperature), but despite...
Birth defect (aka congenital disorder/disease, anomaly) is a condition existing at or before birth, regardless of cause. Congenital anomalies are those characterized by structural deformities, and involve defects in a developing...
Lying (aka recumbency, prostration) is a type of human position, where the body is more or less horizontal, and supported along its length by the surface underneath.
Body may assume a...
Nosebleed (aka epistaxis, from Greek "epi" meaning "over", and "taxis" meaning "to drip") is hemorrhage from the nose.
[faq]What is epistaxis?
It's just another word for a nosebleed.[/faq]
Noticed when blood drains out...
Latent autoimmune diabetes of adults
Latent autoimmune diabetes of adults (aka slow onset type 1 diabetes, or diabetes type 1.5) is a form of diabetes mellitus type 1, that occurs in adults, often with a...
Percussion is tapping on a surface to determine the underlying structure.
Assess the thorax, for:
Respiratory mobility of the thorax
Assess the abdomen, for:
Whether tissue is healthy or pathological
The nonstriking finger (known...