Developmental delay
Developmental delay (aka delayed milestone) is where a child doesn't reach 1 of the milestone stages at the expected age, which can be in one of the 4 developmental domains: However, a wide...
Hemoglobin
Hemoglobin is an iron-containing protein found in the RBC, which helps to transports oxygen throughout the body. 2,3-Bisphosphoglyceric acid (2,3-BPG, or 2,3-DPG) is present in all RBC's, binding with greater...
Vaginal bleeding
Vaginal bleeding is any bleeding through the vagina. PV is shorthand for blood loss per vaginam (Latin for "through the vagina"). [faq]What is vaginal bleeding? It's bleeding through the vagina. What is a...
Coombs test
Coombs test (aka antiglobulin test, AGT) are 2 blood tests used in immunohematology. [faq]Coombs test, has that got anything to do with honeycombs ;P? Not really ;). Another name for it is...
Biceps reflex
Test reflex, using a hammer to hit the biceps brachia tendon as it passes through the cubital fossa. A super strong contraction is a due to a UMN lesion, and an...
Antipsychotic
Antipsychotics are used to Tx psychosis, in particular, schizophrenia. They can also be used to Tx acute mania, agitation, bipolar disorder, autism, major depressive disorder, and so forth. MOA Both generations block...
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PID
PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) is infection of the upper part of the female reproductive system (i.e. uterus, fallopian tubes, and the ovaries), and inside of the pelvis. Pathophysiology The disease is caused...
CTG
CTG (cardiotocography, from "cardio" meaning "heartbeat", "toco" meaning "uterine contractions", and "graphy" meaning "recording") is recording of the fetal heartbeat and uterine contractions during pregnancy, typically only in the 3rd...
Triceps reflex
Reflex that involuntarily contracts the triceps brachia muscle. [img]triceps-reflex.jpg[/img]    
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