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Sodium

Dominant cation in extracellular fluid and the primary determinant of serum osmolality. 98% of total body sodium is confined to...
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Neural-Tube Defect

1902 Include spina bifida, anencephaly, craniorachischisis and encephalocele. Failure of the rostral neuropore closure leads to anencephaly. Occurs within the...
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Episiotomy

2069 Not routinely performed for most normal deliveries Done only if the perineum does not stretch adequately and is obstructing...
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Facing Facts on Fibromyalgia – Diane M. Goodman, APRN, BC (Nurse Practitioner)

One of the more difficult types of chronic pain to deal with is the kind of pain that isn’t “visible”...
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Spinal arthrodesis (fusion)

It is a surgical option for chronic back pain. Spinal fusion, also known as spondylodesis or spondylosyndesis. Surgical technique used...
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Keratosis pilaris

Keratosis pilaris, also known as follicular keratosis, lichen pilaris, or colloquially chicken skin. A common, autosomal-dominant, genetic condition of the...
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Cryptosporidiosis

A diarrheal disease caused by Cryptoporidium, an intracellular parasite of the phylum Apicomplexa. Cryptosporidium hominis human genotype 1. The parasite...
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Plastics

Plastics are a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic materials that use polymers as a main ingredient.  Its plasticity makes...
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Chlamydia trachomatis

Fastidious bacteria that is not encountered commensally as normal flora but only as a pathogen. Most common bacterial sexually transmitted...
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Lemierre’s syndrome

Rare, severe complication of oropharyngeal infection. Known as necrobacillosis or anaerobic postanginal sepsis. Most commonly affects young people with a...
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