Emergency department
Emergency department (ED) is an acute care facility treating Pt's without prior appointment, who have either arrived by their own means or by ambulance. It is usually found in a hospital...
Coagulation test
Blood clotting tests (aka coagulation tests, coagulation screen, coags) are lab tests used to Dx hemostasis. A coagulometer makes analytics based on diffrent methods of activation and observation of development of...
Pelvic organ prolapse
Pelvic organ prolapse (aka vaginal prolapse, female genital prolapse) is where a portion of the vaginal canal protrudes/prolapses from the opening of the vagina. [faq]What is pelvic organ prolapse? It's where something usually...
Undescended testicle
Undescended testicle (aka cryptorchidism, from Greek "crypto" meaning "hidden", and "orchis" meaning "testicle") is the congenital absence of testes (one or both) from the scrotum. Note that a testis in early...
Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is the feeding of an infant with milk produced by the female breast via lactation. Babies have a primitive sucking reflex that when anything touches the roof of their...
Childbirth
Childbirth is the expulsion of newborn(s) from a woman's uterus, following a period of pregnancy. Full term is when childbirth usually occurs, about 39-40 weeks after conception. Early term is just...
HHV
HHV (herpesviridae, herpesviruses, from Greek "herpein" meaning "to creep") is a large family of DNA viruses that cause diseases in animals, including humans. The disease involves latent or lytic, recurring...
Normal
(N) is shorthand for Normal ň is shorthand for Normally
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...
ECG
ECG (electrocardiography) is a record of electrical activity of the heart over time, detected by electrodes attached to the skin surface (non-invasive) at various set locations. Method The standard 12-lead ECG involves...
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