Route of administration
Route of administration is the path by which a drug is taken into the body. Oral po is shorthand for Per oral Rectally PR is shorthand for Per rectum (it can also refer to Rectal...
Otoscopy
Otoscope (aka auriscope) is a device used to look into the ears, especially the outer and middle ear, by providing a view of the ear canal and tympanic membrane (aka eardrum,...
Mouth rinse
Mouth rinse (aka mouthwash, oral rinse, mouth bath) is a liquid held in the mouth passively or swilled around the mouth Ingredients Saline (warm salty water) Essential oils (e.g. eucalyptol, menthol, thymol, methyl...
Cancer staging
Cancer staging is the process of determining the extent to which a cancer has spread. [faq]What is cancer staging? Working out how far cancer has spread.[/faq] Purpose Help to plan Tx, particularly the need...
Multiple sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (MS, disseminated sclerosis, encephalomyelitis disseminata) is a demyelinating disease. [faq]What is multiple sclerosis? Are there lots of sclerosis ;)? That's actually sort of correct ;). Sclerosis are scars, and that's exactly...
Chronic pancreatitis
Chronic pancreatitis is a long-standing inflammation of the pancreas, that alters the organ's normal structure and functions. It can present as episodes of acute inflammation in a previously injured pancreas,...
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a primary disease of the myocardium (muscle of the heart), in which a portion of the myocardium is hypertrophied (thickened) without any obvious cause, creating functional impairment...
Postmenopausal bleeding
Postmenopausal bleeding is bleeding or spotting following menopause (i.e. confirmed 12 months after your last period). [faq]What is postmenopausal bleeding? It's bleeding after menopause. What's menopause? It's when vaginal bleeding stops for 1 year. That's...
Antenatal care
Antenatal care are regular check-ups that allwo doctors and midwives to Dx, Tx, and prevent potential health problems througout the course of pregnancy. The sessions also provide an opportunity to...
Nitrous oxide
Nitrous oxide (aka laughing gas) is a chemical compound with the formula N2O. It is an oxide of nitrogen. At room temperature, it is a colorless, non-flammable gs, with a...
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