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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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Nothing by mouth is a medical instruction meaning to withhold food and fluids. It is also known as nil per os (npo or NPO), a Latin phrase that translates literally to English as “nothing through the mouth”. A liquid-only diet may also be referred to as bowel rest. What isRead More →

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Abbreviation for Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Are MBBS and BDS same? In India, MBBS is the predominant medical undergraduate course and one of the most sought routes for becoming a doctor of modern medicine in the country. BDS is commonly abbreviated as a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree. In orderRead More →

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WHO stands for World Health Organization. This is an international body headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. What is the meaning of WHO in health? 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 socialRead More →

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acute respiratory distress syndrome (adult respiratory distress syndrome) a group of symptoms accompanying fulminant pulmonary edema and resulting in acute respiratory failure; see also acute respiratory distress syndrome. respiratory care. Is RDS curable? Some newborns who have RDS recover and never get BPD. Due to better treatments and medical advances,Read More →

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Preventive and Social Medicine / Community Medicine (PSM) Page 1. Preventive and Social Medicine / Community Medicine (PSM) A. The teaching of Social & Preventive Medicine shall place throughout the teaching period. What is PSM subject in MBBS? MBBS PSM – For medical students worldwide who want to discuss PreventativeRead More →

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Renal replacement therapy (RRT) replaces nonendocrine kidney function in patients with renal failure. What is the full meaning of RRT? ROSTERED ROUTINE TESTING (RRT) Is RRT a doctor? A respiratory therapist (RT) is a certified medical professional who specializes in providing healthcare for your lungs. They have advanced knowledge ofRead More →

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Prefix signifying with, together, jointly. What does co stand for in a hospital? CO. Clinical Officer (hospital) Whats CO stands for? Co. is an abbreviation for company, a catchall phrase for an association of people working together in a commercial or industrial enterprise, such as in a sole proprietorship, limitedRead More →

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› An intravenous (I.V.) “piggyback,” or secondary infusion, is the administration of. medication that is diluted in a small volume of I.V. solution (e.g., 50–250 ml in a minibag) through an established primary infusion line. The piggyback can be administered by. gravity or by I.V. infusion pump. Why is itRead More →

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Abbreviation for tinnitus rehabilitation therapy. What is full form of OHP? OverHead Projector (OHP) is a device that is used to display images on to a wall or screen by means of an overhead mirror. What does ophthalmic use mean? Ophthalmic: Pertaining to the eye. For example, an ophthalmic ointmentRead More →