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Anatomy And Physiology Of Gastroenteritis
Is gray's anatomy the best reference book for me to learn about my body more in depth? What's the physiology equivalent?
Gray's anatomy: Was first published in 1858! Our understanding of anatomy hasn't changed that much over the centuries whereas our knowledge of physiology has progressed very rapidly. As such I'm not aware of a "classic" physiology textbook, and I would simply recommend checking out user reviews on amazon or b&n. As for anatomy, I found netter's to be more approachable than gray's. ...Read more
Adam Project ?Best: Having been through medical school and having decades of subsequent experience, I have not researched this issue but have long been aware of the adam project, the first effort in history to create a learning database of some of this information. See: http://www.Adamimages. Com, http://adameducation. Com/aiaonline_instructor. Aspx and http://adameducation. Com. ...Read more
Anatomy is the study of the body components.
Physiology is the study of how the body works from electrical, mechanical, enzymatic, and chemical processes. ...Read more
As a dental surgery student should I study anatomy and physiology or it is not essential for my major?!
Very essential: We will see patient with compounded problem of both medical and dental. The more basics or foundation we learn, the better care provider we will become. Expand your mind, it will not go back to the original dimension! ...Read more
Would I need to take college human anatomy and physiology to become a physical therapist? Even if the programs doesn't require it.
These two areas are so important to be a great and competent pt expert.
It is actually fun. ...Read more
The symptoms of Stomach Flu (Viral Gastroenteritis) can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and a low fever.
According to the CDC, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of one to ten days (depending on the specific virus). ...Read more
Gastro: Gastroenteritis is usually caused by a virus and just like the flu is transmitted from person to person. Unlike the flu, it is usually transmitted by poor hand hygeine. It can come in waves on certain communities and during certain tomes of year (spring/summer). Anyone can get gastroenteritis — prevention with good hand washing and food storage is key. ...Read more
Fluid: Stay well hydrated, control nausea and get some bed rest until symptoms have improved. This seldom lasts more than a day or two, and if it stays longer see your doctor. Drink plenty of fluids and if you cannot keep things down — see your doctor. ...Read more
— food and water borne-- Guardia, campylobacter etc
— food poisoning may give similar symptoms ...Read more
Recuring GI symptoms: Lots of things can cause GI distress to recur--incompletely treated infection (e.g. Giardia) or re-exposure with re-infection; maldigestion (pancreatic insufficiency) or malabsorption (celiac sprue); food intolerances with re-exposure to the offending substance (lactose, sorbitol, etc.), irritable bowel syndrome, missed diagnosis (incomplete evaluation), non-gi related problems (uti, pid, etc.). ...Read more
Yes but not commonly: Acute gastroenteritis is extremely common & most cases resolve on their own with simple support care. (many cases of "stomach bug" or the inaccurately-titled "stomach flu" are mild cases of food poisoning.) Way, it's still a pain in the gut w/ similar symptoms & similar care. More serious infections do occur, especially in countries or areas w/ poor sanitation. More sick or lasting, see your doc. ...Read more
See below: There is no difference in the symptoms based on age. Most everyone will have vomiting and diarrhea, or diarrhea alone. ...Read more
Gastroenteritis: It is usually a GI illness causes by viruses. Avoid Stomach Flu — Wash your hands before touching your eyes, nose or mouth. Wash wi warm water & soap for 20 seconds. Hand-sanitizer doesn't kill Norovirus. Use paper towel to turn off faucet & open door when exiting a public restroom. Antiseptic wipes can be used on doorknobs, keyboards & other surfaces if diluted bleach is not available. Wash > ...Read more
EGE: Eosinophilic gastroenteritis (EGE) is an uncommon gastrointestinal disease affecting both children and adults. Includes the presence of abnormal gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms, most often abdominal pain. Associated with peripheral eosinophilia leading to eosinophilic infiltrates in stomach and intestine. See a GI specialist. ...Read more