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Canadian Health Libraries Association

... Canadian Group of the MLA met there (it was its second meeting, having been founded the year before) on ... Libraries that had been founded in 1961. The second group which was active in 1975 was the Health ... University , joined the ad-hoc committee as a second representative from CASLIS. In February 1976, ...

Allopathic medicine

... opposite and path meaning disease . Steadman's Medical Dictionary calls it a "therapeutic system in which a disease is treated by producing a second condition that is incompatible with or antagonistic to the first." [5] Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary also defines it as a "term ...

Artificial induction of immunity

... immunity to smallpox. [3] Jenner induced cowpox infection by transferring material from a lesion on one patient to another, thus infecting the second patient with cowpox. He then demonstrated that the latter was immune by exposing him to smallpox. The principle had been demonstrated some years ...

Breath-holding spells

... Electroencephalograms (EEG's) are normal in these children. There is no relationship to the development of seizures or cerebral injury. With the second type, known as "Pallid" breath-holding spells, the most common stimulus is a painful event. The child turns pale (as opposed to blue) and loses ...

Body shaping

... with a single procedure. [7] Reputable plastic surgeons will explain all the risks and complications in full to their patients and even encourage a second or third consultation visit with other plastic surgeons to get additional views on such a major undertaking. Body lifting surgical ...

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy

... wave to the affected area creates neo-vascularization (new blood flow) into the area. It is this new blood flow that promotes tissue healing. The second theory is that in chronic pain, the brain has "forgotten" about the pain and is doing nothing to heal the area. By having shock wave therapy a new ...

Pathology

... cardiomyopathy ) - Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia Electrical conduction system of the heart AV block ( First degree , second degree , Third degree ) - Bundle branch block ( Left , Right ) - Bifascicular block - Trifascicular block - Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome ...

Medicine

... to distrust the diagnosis and proposed treatment. In these circumstances and also in cases where there is genuine divergence of medical opinions, a second opinion from another physician may be sought. In some settings, e.g. the hospital ward, the patient-physician relationship is much more complex, ...

Ramón Carrillo

... years he developed an innovative and highly valuable contribution, but quitted in July 1954 , more than a year before than Juan Domingo Perón 's second term become ended with a coup d'état (September 16, 1955 . In spite of his long disconnection, he was to remain outside of the country, first in ...

Sexual orientation and medicine

... based on sexual orientation or gender identity -- none. First, GLMA has opened [the AMA's] eyes to the diverse needs of LGBT patients, and second -- and just as important -- GLMA has told patients that they have the right to expect a health care system filled with openness, fairness and ...

Telephone Triage

... rashes, chest pain, possible allergic reactions, medication questions, and seasonal flu and fevers. Nurses may also direct clients to obtain a second medical opinion, or advise them where to find relevant, current health information. They might counsel or perform crisis intervention for a ...
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