*  Breast Lumps: Clinical Pearls and Perils (Feb/March 2014) Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients
Fibroadenomas may increase in size during pregnancy or with estrogen therapy. They can range from 5 cm to 20 cm in diameter.2,3 ... It may occur at any age but is uncommon in postmenopausal women, fluctuates with menstrual cycle, and is well demarcated from ... Next, the physician thoroughly palpates breast tissue in supine with one arm raised. Nipple discharge is not elicited on CBE, ... With the patient in an upright position, the physician visually inspects the breasts, noting asymmetry, obvious masses, and ...
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*  Brain CT | definition of brain CT by Medical dictionary
Place the patient in the supine position on an examination table. * If contrast media is used, a rapid series of images is ... MRIs and brain CT scans have been performed post-mortem showing a significant increase in cerebral white matter change.. ... Consultation with the HCP should occur before the procedure for radiation safety concerns regarding younger patients or ... Record the date of the last menstrual period and determine the possibility of pregnancy in perimenopausal women. ...
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*  Computed Tomography, Spine | definition of Computed Tomography, Spine by Medical dictionary
Place the patient in the supine position on an examination table. * If IV contrast medium is used, a rapid series of images is ... Observe/assess the needle site for bleeding, inflammation, or hematoma formation. * Instruct the patient in the care and ... Consultation with an HCP should occur before the procedure for radiation safety concerns regarding younger patients or patients ... Record the date of the last menstrual period and determine the possibility of pregnancy in perimenopausal women. ...
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*  Compression stockings - Wikipedia
The person is placed in the supine position in bed for fifteen minutes prior to measuring for fit. This allows for venous ... inflammation, or trauma. People with varicose veins are more often affected. Inflammation occurs suddenly, causing the thrombus ... Hormones released during pregnancy and the expanding uterus (pressure on the inferior vena cava - the major vein returning ... There is a possible link between a common physical defect in the heart and potentially deadly stroke that could occur during ...
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*  Influence of Pregnancy on the Oral Cavity | GLOWM
Whether a pregnant woman is in a semi-reclining or a supine position, the great vessels, particularly the inferior vena cava, ... the onset of increased gingival inflammation observed in the 2nd month of gestation coincides with an increase in the ... Prolonged chair time should be avoided because supine hypotensive syndrome may occur. ... The keratinization of the gingiva is known to be decreased during pregnancy, and this, together with an increase in epithelial ...
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*  Computed Tomography, Abdomen | definition of Computed Tomography, Abdomen by Medical dictionary
Place the patient in the supine position on an examination table. * If IV contrast media is used, during and after injection a ... Observe/assess the needle site for bleeding, inflammation, or hematoma formation. Post-Test. * Inform the patient that a report ... Consultation with an HCP should occur before the procedure for radiation safety concerns regarding younger patients or patients ... Record the date of the last menstrual period and determine the possibility of pregnancy in perimenopausal women. ...
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*  Computed Tomography, Colonoscopy | definition of Computed Tomography, Colonoscopy by Medical dictionary
Place the patient in the supine position on an examination table. * The colon is distended with room air or carbon dioxide by ... Some types of polyps increase the risk of colon cancer, especially if they are large or if a patient has several polyps. ... Observe/assess the needle site for bleeding, inflammation, or hematoma formation. Post-Test. * Inform the patient that a report ... Consultation with the HCP should occur before the procedure for radiation safety concerns regarding younger patients or ...
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*  Valvular heart disease - Wikipedia
Inferior vena caval obstruction from a gravid uterus in the supine position can result in an abrupt decrease in cardiac preload ... Normal physiological changes during pregnancy require, on average, a 50% increase in circulating blood volume that is ... Play media Inflammation of the heart valves due to any cause is called valvular endocarditis; this is usually due to bacterial ... These conditions occur largely as a consequence of aging, but may also be the result of congenital (inborn) abnormalities or ...
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*  Coronary catheterization | definition of Coronary catheterization by Medical dictionary
Place the patient in the supine position on an examination table. Cleanse the selected area, and cover with a sterile drape. ... which might occur if bacteria from the skin surface is introduced at the puncture site); tissue damage (related to ... The balloon may be inflated multiple times and with increasing size to increase the diameter of the vessel's lumen which ... Record the date of last menstrual period and determine the possibility of pregnancy in perimenopausal women. ...
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*  Is Shock a key element in the pathology of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)?
Then when challenged by stressors from an environmental increase in heat, infection or an increase in nitric oxide release and ... Thermal stress, sleeping position, and the sudden infant death syndrome. Sleep. 1996;19(10 Suppl):S267-270. [PubMed] ... Most cases of SIDS occur during the winter and spring when viral infections are most prevalent. This theory also includes three ... When nicotine is administered throughout pregnancy to the rat dam in the animal model, it exacerbates the lethal response to ...
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*  Floater - Wikipedia
... the supine position (looking up or lying back) tends to concentrate them near the fovea, which is the center of gaze, while the ... If floaters significantly increase in numbers and/or severely affect vision, then one of the below surgeries may be necessary. ... Floaters can occur when eyes age and in rare cases, floaters may be a sign of retinal detachment or a retinal tear. The most ... have had inflammation inside the eye. The hyaloid artery, an artery running through the vitreous humour during the fetal stage ...
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*  Natural Remedies.org: Natural Homeopathy Cures for Common Illnesses
Alcohol can dry out the nasal passage and increase the rick of inflammation of the blood vessels in the nose. Additionally, ... Nasal congestion often increases when the head is in a prone or supine position. ... Pregnancy. It is not unusual for pregnant women to have anemia due to changes that come with pregnancy. Increased plasma in the ... Abrasions, often referred to as a burn, skin, or scrape, occur when the skin is rubbed away; commonly abrasions occur when one ...
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*  Sacroiliac joint - Wikipedia
... where the joint occupies or attains its most congruent position, also called the close pack position) that helps with stability ... Sacroiliitis refers to inflammation of one or both sacroiliac joints, and is one cause of unilateral low back pain. With ... During pregnancy, female hormones are released that allow the connective tissues in the body to relax. The relaxation is ... Pain may occur during sexual intercourse; however, this is not specific to just sacroiliac joint problems. Sacroiliac joint ...
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*  Lumbar Disc Lesion - Illinois Chiropractic Society
... positions do not peripheralize or significantly increase symptoms. At least one study estimated the risk of SMT worsening a ... NSAIDS may help relieve inflammation. Medical co-management of acute cases with short term, tapering oral steroids is a potent ... Since the posterolateral annulus is the weakest point of the disc, most disc lesions occur in this region (1). The posterior ... sitting produces the highest posture followed by standing which is followed by lying side posture and finally lying supine ...
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*  755 Mount Vernon Hwy NE, Ste 350 Atlanta, GA - ppt download
Rx associated fissures and encourage sitz baths and supine position. Consider Flagyl Rx. External disease can not be banded but ... Increase in abdominal pressure e.g. pregnancy, obesity, pelvic tumors, lifting, sitting, coughing, constipation, diarrhea, anal ... Fungal infections may occur, more common in DM. Contact dermatitis may occur from soap, perfumes, dye in toilet paper, or ... 51 Ulcerative Colitis Diffuse mucosal chronic inflammation without intervening areas of normal mucosa. Asacol 400 mg po QID ...
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*  Oligohydramnios Imaging: Overview, Workup
18] These tests are routinely performed with the patient in the supine or semi-Fowler position, although studies have ... He found either of the following may occur when oligohydramnios of one twin is present:. * The intertwin membrane may fold in ... The earlier in pregnancy that oligohydramnios occurs, the poorer the prognosis. Fetal mortality rates as high as 80-90% have ... Perinatal morbidity rates have been shown to increase sharply with SDPs below this value. Some have suggested that an SDP of ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/405914-overview
*  Follow-up brain imaging of 37 children with congenital Zika syndrome: case series study | The BMJ
The children were placed in a supine position head first into the gantry, with the head supported by a holder. Table height was ... They remained unchanged in only two children (5%). No child had an increase in calcifications. The only child in whom the ... These symptoms could occur simultaneously. The most common symptoms, present in nine of the children (24%), were vomiting, ... in probable cases of congenital Zika syndrome the mothers had reported a rash during pregnancy, the neonates had brain imaging ...
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*  Cytotoxic edema | definition of cytotoxic edema by Medical dictionary
... and conditions that increase capillary permeability, such as inflammation.. Edema formation. With trauma, increased capillary ... This accumulation can occur in the cells (cellular edema), in the intercellular spaces within tissues (interstitial edema), or ... Menstruation and pregnancy. The changing levels of hormones affect the rate at which fluid enters and leaves the tissues. ... dependent edema edema of the lowermost parts of the body relative to the heart; it is affected by gravity and position, so that ...
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*  Sensory System Disorders Flashcards by Shahin Pourbayat | Brainscape
Inflammation of the labyrinthine canals of the inner ear. Most common cause of vertigo. Can be viral or bacterial in nature. ... If air is injected into the vitreous, the head is positioned with the unaf- fected eye upward and the patient lying on the abdo ... Avoid bending, lifting, and straining for about 1 month to avoid increase in IOP. Family must thoroughly wash hands before ... Multiple changes in vision that normally occur with aging in- clude the following: -Changes in accommodation, resulting in ...
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*  Neonatal care, premature birth, and other infant studies sub-cluster 1
Non-supine sleep position and parental tobacco use are known risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Recent ... The year 2005 brought an increase in the number of births in South Dakota and a decrease in both low birth weight and infant ... This study was undertaken to determine the role of opiate use during pregnancy as a predisposing factor for sudden infant death ... The simultaneous sudden deaths of twins rarely occur and therefore it has received limited attention in the medical literature ...
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*  Lisinopril - How to Use | Side Effects | Pharmacybook
Hypotension can occur if you get up quickly from a lying position. The risk of hypotension is higher if you are dehydrated. ... If hypotension occurs, the patient should be placed in the supine position and an intravenous infusion of normal saline should ... These medicines may increase the blood levels of Lisinopril which results in a massive reduction in blood pressure. ... Lisinopril and its use during pregnancy and lactation. It can cause congenital malformations and therefore should not be used ...
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*  Pelvic laparoscopy
It will be important to know if the patient will be in the supine or steep Trendlenburg position and the goals of the procedure ... In some patients with a VP shunt, occlusion of the shunt with resultant increase in ICP can occur. Patients are also at risk of ... a pregnancy test must be done because in women a common cause of pelvic and lower abdominal pain is ectopic pregnancy. Note ... Some patients may need to be operated urgently because of a perforated viscus that could result in spreading inflammation and ...
  https://www.psychiatryadvisor.com/anesthesiology/pelvic-laparoscopy/article/580778/
*  The Morbidly Obese Parturient
Position the patient so that the external auditory meatus and sternal notch line up in the horizontal axis to increase ... Later in pregnancy women tend to sleep in the lateral position, which decreases the likelihood of airway obstruction. Sleep ... Cardiovascular deaths have been reported in obese patients in the supine position. The weight of the obese abdominal wall ... Most airway complications occur in the PACU, so consider recovery in the main OR PACU. Always use pulse oximetry and have ...
  https://www.neurologyadvisor.com/anesthesiology/the-morbidly-obese-parturient/article/582408/
*  Surgery Handbook Dent10 (2) | Hepatitis | Angina Pectoris
a. may be aggravated by pregnancy or intercurrent illness. General management 1. Great increase in HbF and some increase in ... raise the patient slowly from the supine position: avoid postural hypotension & loss of consiousness - use aspirating syringe: ... o MCV ,78 fl Macrocytic o Occur due to ; - Chronic hemolysis - Pregnancy - Malignancy - Drugs (methotrexate,azathioprine, ... Inflammation in the heart, joints, skin or central nervous system FEATURES Fever Painful and tender joints - most often the ...
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*  Sudden Infant Death Syndrome | Encyclopedia.com
Infants should be put to sleep in a nonprone position. The supine position (on their backs) is safest, but sleeping on their ... Factors related to pregnancy have been shown to increase the risk of SIDS, such as higher birth order, lower birth weight, and ... Deaths usually occur during sleep, are more likely during cold months, and occur more frequently in infants who sleep on their ... The most consistent autopsy findings are pinpoint hemorrhages inside the baby's chest and mild inflammation or congestion of ...
  https://www.encyclopedia.com/medicine/diseases-and-conditions/pathology/sudden-infant-death-syndrome