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Rx: A medical prescription. The symbol “Rx” is usually said to stand for the Latin word ” recipe” meaning “to take.” It is customarily part of the superscription (heading) of a prescription. Why do doctors use Rx? The symbol “℞”, sometimes transliterated as “Rx” or “Rx”, is recorded in 16thRead More →

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Medical records are the document that explains all detail about the patient’s history, clinical findings, diagnostic test results, pre and postoperative care, patient’s progress and medication. If written correctly, notes will support the doctor about the correctness of treatment. What is included in medical records? A medical chart is aRead More →

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Medical waste is any waste matter produced from hospitals, laboratory, dentist and any other health related practice. Medical waste can come from both human and animal bio-product. Such waste needs to be properly discarded, as it is typically hazardous to humans. What items are considered medical waste? Medical Waste mayRead More →

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Leaving against medical advice (LAMA), a term used when patients leave hospital before a treating physician advises so, is an overlooked issue in India, particularly in pediatric health. What is a lama COPD? Either a long-acting beta agonist (LABA) or a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA; also known as long-acting anticholinergicRead More →

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1: to determine the exact position of something (such as a ship or an airplane) We’re trying to get a fix on the ship’s location. 2: to get an accurate understanding of something Voters are still trying to get a fix on her character. What does terms mean in medical?Read More →

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Positive test means patients ECG is showing changes of angina (lack of adequate blood supply to heart) after workload. It means patient is suffering from ischemic heart disease. Is TMT positive serious? A positive exercise test result is a better predictor of the subsequent development of angina than the occurrenceRead More →

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Introduction. AYUSH is an acronym for Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy and are the six Indian systems of medicine prevalent and practiced in India and some of the neighboring Asian countries with very few exceptions in some of the developed countries. What is the work of AYUSHRead More →

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In 1948, the World Health Organization (WHO) defined health with a phrase that modern authorities still apply. “Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” What is meaning of World Health Organization? (wurld helth OR-guh-nih-ZAY-shun) A part ofRead More →

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(wurld helth OR-guh-nih-ZAY-shun) A part of the United Nations that deals with major health issues around the world. The World Health Organization sets standards for disease control, health care, and medicines; conducts education and research programs; and publishes scientific papers and reports. What does WHO mean in medical terminology? WHORead More →