Occupational disease are chronic ailments that occur as a result of working or occupational activity. It is an aspect of OH&S.
Occupational lung disease (see page)
Other diseases, including:
Alcoholism (aka alcohol use disorder, alcohol dependence syndrome) is any drinking of alcohol that results in problems.
Alcohol is a drink that contains ethanol.
ETOH is shorthand for alcohol.
Source: Standard drinks
2 or more of the...
Heart attack (aka myocardial infarction) is where blood [and thus oxygen] flow stops to a part of the heart, and heart muscle becomes damaged.
[faq]What is a myocardial infarction, and how...
Observation chart (obs chart) is a chart used to quickly determine the degree of illness of a Pt. Being between the flags (aka early warning score, EWS) means that the observations are...
Smallpox (aka variola [vera], from Latin "varius" meaning "spotted", "varus" meaning "pimple", originally pox, red plague) was an infectious disease caused by either Variola major or Variola minor.
Last naturally occurring case...
Alpha blockers are antagonists of the alpha-adrenergic receptors.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia
Anxiety and panic disorders, including:
Generalized anxiety disorder
Non-selective alpha-adrenergic blockers, including:
Typical and atypical antipsychotics
Selective alpha1-adrenergic blockers, including:
Selective alpha2-adrenergic blockers, including:
War is organized and often prolonged conflict carried out by state or non-state actors. It is characterized by extreme violence, social disruption, and attempted economic destruction. It is a form...
Venipuncture is the process of obtaining IV access.
Administer therapeutic Tx (including medications, nutritions, chemotherapy)
Obtain blood for:
Monitor levels of blood components
Remove blood due to excess levels of iron or...
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...
Roseola (aka sixth disease) is a disease of children
In older children, manifestations limited to:
Fever of about 3 days duration
Transient rash (exanthem), that follows
Source: Prime health channel
Caused by 2 HHV (human...