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Methicillin

A penicillinase resistant semisynthetic penicillin.
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Avapritinib

Avapritinib is for the treatment of adults with unresectable or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) harboring a PDGFRA exon 18...
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Sickle cell disease

1025 Autosomal recessive disorder. According to the NIH , approximately 100,000 people in the United States have sickle cell disease....
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Delirium tremens

    Delirium tremens (DTs) refers to the rapid onset of confusion usually caused by withdrawal from alcohol.    ...
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Enterococci urinary tract infection

Enterococci increasingly common cause of UTI. Accounts for more than 30% of urinary tract infections among hospitalized patients. Enterococci frequently...
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Mini-Mental State Examination

A test used to screen for dementia and to estimate it’s severity and the progression of cognitive impairment over time....
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Hypomagnesemia

May cause hypocalcemia, paresthesias, and seizures. Hypomagnesemia can lead to hypocalcemia as it interferes with the action of parathormone.   ...
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Metal-on-metal hip implants

Replaced the traditional ceramic or polyethylene materials with the cobalt-chromium alloy for the lining of the head and cup of...
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Third ventricle

Is the median cavity in the brain bounded by the thalamus and the hypothalamus on either side, and anteriorly by...
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Cholinesterase inhibitors

  Cholinesterase inhibitors (ChEIs), also known as anti-cholinesterase, are chemicals that prevent the breakdown of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine or butyrylcholine. ...
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