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Diabetes mellitus

... insulin if the tablets are ineffective. patient understanding and participation is vital as blood ... years. Type 2 may go unnoticed for years in a patient before diagnosis, since the symptoms are ... ). On presentation to hospital, the patient in DKA is typically dehydrated and breathing both ...

Dialysis

... Once connected to the system, the patient clamps the tubing connected to the full bag of ... takes approximately fifteen minutes, and the patient is free to perform tasks such as reading, ... fresh fluid takes about fifteen minutes, and the patient enjoys the same freedoms as while draining. ...

Ebola

... inadequately sterilized, so Ebola had spread from patient to patient as the needles were reused. They called Dr. Ngoi ... about how to prevent it from spreading from the patient to health care workers or other patients. The ...

Gene therapy

... the cells are transplanted back in to the patient where they will hopefully replicate and produce ... if we insert a gene that is missing from a patient in a virus, and infect that patient with the virus, the virus will spread the missing ...

Magnetic resonance imaging

... Because of the lack of harmful effects on the patient and the operator, MR is well suited for ... Radio Frequency power potentially absorbed by the patient during a protracted operation. Radiation ... therapy treatments. For therapy simulation, a patient is placed in specific, reproduceable, body ...

Stem cell

... When the cells are collected from the same patient on whom they will be used, it is called ... repair a large cranial defect in a human patient [5] . Olfactory adult stem cells have been ... cells needed to replace the killed cells as a patient recovers. However, if the stem cells are removed ...

Thermoregulation

... system is also profoundly affected, consciousness may be lost, and the patient falls into a comatose condition, or delirium and convulsions may set in. All these changes can be watched in any patient suffering from an acute fever. The lower limit of temperature that man can ...

Vestibular system

... As a consequence, no compensatory eye movements are generated, and the patient cannot fixate a point in space during this rapid head movement. ... into a specific orientation. In most cases BPPV can be eliminated (for the patient in an almost miraculous way) by lying down, bringing the head in the right ...

Anatomy

... happily, spoken of as anthropotomy . So intricate is the human body that only a small number of professional human anatomists, after years of patient observation, are complete masters of all its details; most of them specialize on certain parts, such as the brain or viscera, contenting themselves ...

Antibiotic

... of antibacterials for viral infections like the common cold, and failure to take the entire prescribed course of the antibiotic, usually because the patient feels better before the infecting organism is completely eradicated. In addition to treatment failure, these practices can result in antibiotic ...

Cancer

... PDF file) External links US National Cancer Institute Government organization for research and treatment American Cancer Society patient advocate group Cancer Medicine, 6th Edition Textbook National Comprehensive Cancer Network - has free guidelines for professionals and many ...

Computed axial tomography

... produce the images. Modern multi-detector CT systems can complete a scan of the chest in less time than it takes for a single breath (useful if the patient cannot hold his/her breath) and display the computed images in a few seconds. Principles X-ray slice data is generated using an X-ray source ...

Insulin

... thus far, no approvable means of controlling insulin delivery in the field based on blood glucose levels. If too much insulin is delivered or the patient eats less than normal, there will be hypoglycemia. On the other hand, if too little insulin is delivered by the pump, there will be hyperglycemia. ...

Klinefelter's syndrome

... subject has been done. The fact that a person undergoing treatment for gender identity disorder has Klinefelter's syndrome is often missed or the patient is not told, although in many jurisdictions this additional diagnosis can have legal consequences , for example regarding name change . Also, the ...

Lipase

... p. 119-129, Methods Enzymol, vol. 284. Gilbert B, Rouis M, Griglio S, de Lumley L, Laplaud P. 2001. Lipoprotein lipase (LPL) deficiency: a new patient homozygote for the preponderant mutation Gly188Glu in the human LPL gene and review of reported mutations: 75 % are clustered in exons 5 and 6. Ann ...

Patau syndrome

... Patau syndrome , also known as Trisomy 13 , is a chromosomal aberration, a disease in which a patient has an additional chromosome 13 . Patau syndrome is associated with severe mental retardation , small eyes that may exhibit a split in the ...

Blood plasma

... after it is obtained. (Usually the anticoagulant is already in the evacuated blood collection tube (e.g. Vacutainer or Vacuette) when the patient is bled .) The specimen is then centrifuged to separate plasma from blood cells. Plasma can be frozen below -80 °C nearly indefinitely for ...

Systems biology

... a cell . The properties of these cells can determine the diseases to which a person is susceptible. Therefore, a given disease exhibited by a patient might be explained through reference to a gene that they might possess. In systems biology, attempts are made to rationalise this in terms of the ...

Vitamin

... value of eating certain foods to maintain health was recognized long before vitamins were identified. The ancient Egyptians knew that feeding a patient liver would help cure night blindness, now known to be caused by a Vitamin A deficiency. In 1747 , the Scottish surgeon James Lind ...
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