... increase the ability of a tissue to compensate for an injury. For example, repeated
irritation to the skin can cause a protective thickening due to ... of narrowing of the heart's outflow valve . Metaplasia occurs when repeated
damage to the cellular lining of an organ triggers its replacement by a ...
Extracorporeal shockwave therapy
... diabetic wounds.
There are a couple of theories as to how ESWT helps promote healing. The most accepted one is that the microtrauma of the repeated
ultrasound shock wave to the affected area creates neo-vascularization (new blood flow) into the area. It is this new blood flow that promotes tissue ...
... lavaged with water. Because of the possibility of vomiting, a suction device is always on hand in case of aspiration of stomach contents. Lavage is repeated
until the returning fluid shows no further gastric contents. If the patient is unconscious or cannot protect their airway then the patient should be ...
... been hospitalized with bizarre symptoms or multi-system problems, with involvement by several specialists.
On subsequent visits, the process may be repeated
in an abbreviated manner to obtain any new history, symptoms, physical findings, and lab or imaging results or specialist consultations.
High Frequency Ventilation
... ventilation, atelectatic regions will inflate, however the alveoli will be unstable and will collapse during the expiratory phase of the breath. This repeated
alveolar collapse and expansion (RACE) will cause VILI. By opening the lung and keeping the lung open RACE (and VILI) is reduced.
Types of ...
... on the finger, which measures blood oxygen content by reflecting light from the bloodstream).
If a patient is apneic, he or she will usually have repeated
events throughout the night which are disruptive to the sleep cycle. At the end of an apnea or hypopnea is often an arousal, which is a change in EEG ...