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Anaphylaxis

... passion; passional attitudes; passionist; passive ; passive agglutination; passive -aggressive behaviour; ...

Clot

... passion; passional attitudes; passionist; passive ; passive agglutination; passive -aggressive behaviour; ...

Cutaneous

... and tender lymph glands . passionist; passive ; passive agglutination; passive -aggressive behaviour; ...

Dilation

... as a confirmatory examination. immunotherapy; passive incontinence ; passive learning; passive length-tension curve; ...

Immunization

... immunization with several of these ... passive clot ; passive congestion; passive cutaneous anaphylaxis ; ...

Passive

... passive immunity : Immunity produced by the transfer ... were produced by another person. Protection from passive immunity diminishes in a relatively short time, usually a few weeks or months. passive smokers are exposed to many toxins , say the ...

Smoking

... can help protect your heart . Smoking , passive Exposure to smoke from someone else's cigarette, cigar or pipe is termed passive smoking . Smoking affects pregnancy and ... Sheinfeld Gorin, PhD Joseph L. Mailman ... passive smoking : The inhaling of environmental ...

Tremor

... the same side; later still to the other side. passive immunity ; passive immunization ; passive immunotherapy; ...

Vasodilation

... causes vasodilation , ... immunotherapy; passive incontinence ; passive learning; passive length-tension curve; ...

Vasoconstriction

... and some bacteria . immunization ; passive immunotherapy; passive incontinence ; passive learning; ...

Immunity

... cells , macrophage and other white blood cells ) rather than ... passive immunity involves antibodies that are produced in someone's body other than your own. Infants have passive immunity because they are born with antibodies that are transferred ...

Radon

... is linked with the development of lung cancer . rash ... Radon K. passive smoke exposure: a risk factor for chronic bronchitis and asthma in ... electric lines, ... other people's smoke (secondhand smoke, or passive smoking ) air pollution radiation at your job, for medical exams, or ...

Acute Care

... should discuss these things with their doctor. Rehabilitation should begin in the acute care hospital with 24 to 48 hours of the stroke . passive movement of an affected limb and frequent change of position in bed can keep the limbs strong and prevent bedsores . -- Laurie Udesky is an ...

Asbestos

... increases one's risk of developing malignant mesothelioma . malignant mixed Mllerian tumor ... other people's smoke (secondhand smoke, or passive smoking ) air pollution radiation at your job, for medical exams, or in your environment asbestos radon gas industrial chemicals such as ...

Asthma

... or hay fever . The chance of a child developing asthma is reduced if the mother doesn't smoke in pregnancy - and if the child isn't exposed to passive smoking . Asthma Between five and ten percent of children in the United States suffer from asthma , a respiratory disorder that causes ...

Bedsore

... diverse causes. Ulcers on the skin are often due to irritation, as with bedsore s , and they may become infected and inflamed as they grow. passive movement of an affected limb and frequent change of position in bed can keep the limbs strong and prevent bedsore s . After surgery , the ...

Bedsores

... diverse causes. Ulcers on the skin are often due to irritation, as with bedsores , and they may become infected and inflamed as they grow. passive movement of an affected limb and frequent change of position in bed can keep the limbs strong and prevent bedsores . After surgery , the ...

Bends

... or the plaque may lead to indentation and shortening of the penis . prostate (PRAH-state): ... Your leg may be placed in a continuous passive motion (CPM) device after surgery . This is a mechanical device that flexes ( bends ) and extends (straightens) the knee to keep the knee from ...

Contracture

... make a man vulnerable to the disease . The main treatment for the early stages of muscular dystrophy is regular physical therapy with passive stretching of key muscle s and joint movement to reduce painful muscle contracture and possibly prolong walking . is reported to be 80% ...

Culture

... (SK-Mel) melanoma cells in culture . There is a mythology in our culture that love just happens. As a result, the depressed often sit around passive ly waiting for someone to love them. But love doesn't work that way. A plant that has been used in some culture s to treat certain medical ...

Fifth disease

... Partial Thyroidectomy ( Thyroid Gland Removal ) Partial Vegetarian ( Vegetarianism ) Parvo virus B19 ( Fifth Disease ) Passed Out ( Fainting ) passive -Aggressive Personality Disorder ... Parvo virus infection is also commonly called fifth disease because it was fifth of a group of ...

Gamma

... disorders, all without ever opening the skull . GAMMA GLOBULIN : 1. One of the protein s in blood serum that contains antibodies. 2. passive immunizing agents obtained from pooled human plasma . See Globulins, Immunoglobulin s. Gamma globulins. All of the gamma globulins are ...

Gamma globulin

... GAMMA GLOBULIN : 1. One of the protein s in blood serum that contains antibodies. 2. passive immunizing agents obtained from pooled human plasma . See Globulins, Immunoglobulin s. gamma globulin Blood protein that contains most ...

Neonatal

... higher rates of breastfeeding . A nurse- midwife is said to be engaged in the practice of nurse- midwife ry. Myasthenia gravis is transmitted passive ly to fetus es from infected mothers, a syndrome call neonatal myasthenia. Despite significant improvements in obstetric and neonatal care ...

Palpation

... ) for warmth or coolness, swelling , tenderness, blood flow, and sensation. Test your knee 's range of motion and listen for sounds. In a passive test, your health professional will move your leg and knee joint . Palpagraph Breast -mapping device with computer-controlled, light ...

Placenta

... s and blood products, through the placenta from the mother to the fetus , and sometimes through breast feeding . smoke is inhaled passive ly by the mother and this can affect the developing fetus . It is thought that tobacco smoke may alter a pregnant woman's levels of female sex ...

Poison

... in the treatment of severe rheumatoid arthritis , lead poison ing , arsenic poison ing , and primary biliary cirrhosis . Limits are passive ly set (without provocation) when you place safety latches on cabinets to protect children from poison s or other dangerous elements around the ...

Premature Birth

... severe convulsions , or a bad head injury . With this in mind, the advice from all organ isations remains the same - that regular exposure to passive smoke is harmful and should be avoided if possible. As well as causing lung cancer , it can trigger miscarriage s and premature birth s, ... ...

Quit smoking

... . This is especially important if you're a parent or planning to have a baby. Children whose mothers smoke are more likely to have asthma . Avoid passive smoking as best you can. Always have your reliever with you. Quit smoking . Reduce your high LDL cholesterol (the "bad" cholesterol ). ...

Rehabilitation

... insure that you do not aggravate the injury . Rehabilitation should begin in the acute care hospital with 24 to 48 hours of the stroke . passive movement of an affected limb and frequent change of position in bed can keep the limbs strong and prevent bedsores . rehabilitation The ...

Safety

... painted woodwork and replacing it with new), sealed off with a latex sealer, or removed (using special chemicals and safety gear). Limits are passive ly set (without provocation) when you place safety latches on cabinets to protect children from poison s or other dangerous elements around the ...

Thoracic

... Campbell, president of the British Thoracic Society (BTS), said, "This is yet another piece of evidence in the difficult debate on the effects of passive smoking . The use of video-assisted thoracic surgery , which has reduced the hospital stay to an average of seven days A minimally ...

Thyroid gland removal

... Partial Thyroidectomy ( Thyroid Gland Removal ) Partial Vegetarian ( Vegetarianism ) Parvo virus B19 ( Fifth Disease ) Passed Out ( Fainting ) passive -Aggressive Personality Disorder ... Alternative Names: Removal of para thyroid gland ; Para thyroid gland removal Description: ... ...

Tobacco

... that comes from the burning of a tobacco product and smoke that is exhaled by smokers (second- hand smoke). Inhaling ETS is called involuntary or passive smoking . enzyme ... People who use tobacco products and also drink beverages containing alcohol are at great risk for developing these ...

Toxin

... botulism toxin . When used properly and appropriately, Botox provides a safe and effective method of relaxing muscle s under the skin . passive smokers are exposed to many toxin s , say the authors. Some of those toxin s may exist in a more 'concentrated' form in second- hand smoke ...

Toxins

... in a fluid state and water, minerals and vitamins are then reabsorbed and toxins and other waste materials eliminated through the rectum . passive smokers are exposed to many toxins , say the authors. Some of those toxins may exist in a more 'concentrated' form in second- hand smoke than in ...

Vaccinations

... children) ... Following a bite from a rabid or possibly rabid animal, preventive treatment involves administration of immune globulin for passive immunization followed by vaccinations over several weeks for active immunization . Vaccination Status — An assessment of current ...

Viral

... period is followed by a convalescent phase of anywhere from two to 12 weeks. Viral colds , laughing or prolonged talking, emotional stress , passive cigarette smoke inhalation, and drugs such as the beta blockers like propranolol (Inderal), and its relatives, all are known to be irritants. ...
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