Neurological examination is assessment of sensory and motor to determine whether the nervous system is impaired.
[[Cranial nerve exam]]
[[Upper limb exam]]
[[Lower limb exam]]
Dermatome is an area of skin that is mainly supplied...
Malnutrition (aka malnourishment) results from eating a diet, in which nutrients are either not enough, or are too much such that the diet causes health problems. Undernutrition or undernourishment is not...
Osler's nodes are painful, red, raised lesions found on the hands and legs, associated with infective endocarditis.
Caused by deposition of immune complexes, resulting in swelling, redness, and pain.
Source: Stanford University
Life support are emergency techniques performed support life after the failure of one or more vital organs.
[faq]What is life support?
It's where you try to "support life", after 1 or more...
Antifungals are used to Tx fungi, such as athlete's foot, ringworm, candidiasis (thrush).
Polyene antifungals, including:
Allylamines, inhibit squalene epoxidase, anotehr enzyme required for ergosterol synthesis. It includes:
Laparotomy (aka celiotomy) is a large surgical incision through the abdominal wall to gain access into the abdominal cavity.
Vitiligo is a chronic skin condition involving portions of the skin depigmenting (i.e. losing their pigment).
It occurs when melanocytes (i.e. skin pigment cells) die or are unable to function
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...
Colectomy is surgical resection of any extent of the large intestine (colon).
Diverticulitis and diverticular disease of the large intestine
IBD (inflammatory bowel disease), e.g.
uclerative colitis → neither cures nor eliminates Crohn's,...
Influenza (aka the flu) is an infectious disease caused by the influenza virus (i.e. family of RNA viruses).
Sx can be mild to severe. Sx begin around 2 days after exposure to...