Fundal height
Fundal height (aka McDonald's rule) is a measurement of the size of the uterus, as an indication of proper fetal growth/development and amniotic fluid development, during pregnancy. SFH is shorthand...
Benzodiazepine
Benzodiazepine is a depressant drug, used to Tx anxiety, insomnia, agitation, seizure, muscle spasm, alcohol withdrawal, and premedication for medical or dental procedures. They can be either short, intermediate, or...
Neonatal hepatitis
Neonatal hepatitis is a form of hepatitis that affects fetuses and neonates. Sx Jaundice (yellow eyes and skin), that appears at 1-2 mo of age Not gaining weight, as they can't absorb vitamins...
Gonadotropin preparation
Gonadotropin preparations are drugs that mimic the physiological effects of gonadotropins, used therapeutically mainly as fertility drug for ovarian hyeprstimulation and reversal of anovulation. Classification FSH and LH preparations, including: Menotropins, which consists...
MMSE
Mini-mental state examination (MMSE) is a brief 30-point questionnaire used to estimate, and track the course (over time) of the severity of cognitive impairment, especially for dementia. It samples arithmetic,...
Pigeon toe
Pigeon toe (aka metatarsus varus, metatarsus adductus, in-toe gait, intoeing, false clubfoot) is a condition which causes the toes to point inward when walking. Pathophysiology When not the result of simple muscle...
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...
Cri du chat
Cri du chat syndrome (aka chromosome 5p deletion syndrome, Lejeune's syndrome, from French meaning "cat cry") is a rare genetic disorder, due to a deletion from chromosome 5. Sx Characteristic cat-like cry,...
Protein
Protein shake/bar/bites/oats/gels/powders is a powdered protein supplement. MOA Shake is mixed with water, milk, or juice. They come in a variety of flavors Labels on protein shakes suggesting it be taken in cold is...
Impression
[Dental] impression is a -ve imprint of hard and soft tissues in the mouth, from which a +ve reproduction (cast or model) can be formed Process Placing an impression material into a...
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