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I have thyroidnodule 1.9x2.4x3.9 what exactly is the critical measurement?

I have thyroidnodule 1.9x2.4x3.9 what exactly is the critical measurement?

4: If you have new thyroid module close to number 4 in size - that's cut of point to have more exam done. Ultrasound of thyroid and based on result fine needle biopsy or other biopsy. See your doctor for complete evaluation and follow up. Nodules can be benign or sometimes malignant. Do not procrastinate. ...Read more

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How can I stop being so self-critical?

Critical of others: Think about being patient all of the time. Consider that every action that others take is unique to their experience. And think carefully before you criticize others. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is a critical injury?

What sort of problem is a critical injury?

Broad question: A critical injury could be many things. Life-threatening like a closed head injury or a torn major blood vessel, multiple rib fractures, etc. But a critical injury may not be life threatening, but could threaten a limb or be a major detterent to quality of life - think of a bad hand injury or a spinal cord injury. ...Read more

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How do I improve my critical thinking skills?

How do I improve my critical thinking skills?

Relax: Would be a good idea for you to watch the entire series "Brain Games" from Nat Geo: additionally- do you think this is a medical issue? Try relaxation and meditation. Speak to a clinical psychologist and neurologist. ...Read more

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What's a critcal tempreture for a 9 month baby?

What's a critcal tempreture for a 9 month baby?

Critical temperature: A temp of101.6 f may be considered critical in an infant. However, let your common sense be your guide. Because infants have poor temperature control an infant may have a normal temperature and be deathly ill. Conversely he may have a fever of 103-4 f and be running around the house in a very playful mood. ...Read more

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Alt/sgpt is 54 u/l. Is it in critical level.?

No: This is a minor elevation but you should discuss these results with the doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more

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What is diabetes? And what is normal and critical stage?

What is diabetes? And what is normal and critical stage?

Diabetes: Diabetes is a condition in which blood sugar is higher than normal.
I suggest you go online and read some articles about diabetes.
You could start with looking up the American Diabetes Association. ...Read more

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What is the normal value and critical value for the monospot test?

What is the normal value and critical value for the monospot test?

+ or -: The test is either positive or negative. See https://labtestsonline. Org/understanding/analytes/mono/tab/test/
If there is any doubt further testing can be done for the Epstein-Barr virus and the presence of present or past infection, generally. In the acute phase of mono there may false negatives with either method. ...Read more

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Read this in wikipedia: "when a cell s telomeres shorten to critical lengths, the cell senesces" is that how we age?

Read this in wikipedia: "when a cell s telomeres shorten to critical lengths, the cell senesces" is that how we age?

One theory: This one biomarker of aging. Other theories include oxidative stress, and other environmental stressors, genetics, etc. Nature (genetic longevity) and nurture (environmental, how we treat ourselves, medical care) all contribute to the longevity of the human race. ...Read more

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What is critical for recovery from this illness?

What illness?: Depends on the illness. Please ask your question again and specify which one. ...Read more

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Does ARDS count as critical illness?

Does ARDS count as critical illness?

ARDS: ARDS is acute respiratory distress syndrome and is a dangerous and critical illness. ...Read more

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Why are critical care nurses so important?

Why are critical care nurses so important?

Critical care nurses: Critical care nurses are very important because they have a unique skill set to take care of patients who are so ill that they require support of their basic life functions.

Some of these patients rely on mechanical ventilators to help them breath, dialysis machines to replace the function of their kidneys and powerful intravenous medications to support their heart and blood pressure. ...Read more

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What exactly does a critical care nurse do?

What exactly does a critical care nurse do?

Critical care nurse: A critical care nurse takes care of patients who are in the intensive care unit. These are the sickest patients in the hospital and have conditions that impair their life functions such as breathing, kidney function, blood pressure control and heart function. ...Read more

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What does "critical vs grave" condition mean?

What does "critical vs grave" condition mean?

Condition: Grave or moribund condition is used to describe a condition where recovery is not expected. Critical condition is used when a patient is unstable and will not live without a significant amount of intervention but has a resonable chance of recovery. ...Read more

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How critical is a tiny central disc protrusion?

How critical is a tiny central disc protrusion?

Usually not: Most tiny protrusions are part of normal anatomic findings which may be reported by a radiologist. The only concern would be in conditions where the spinal canal is narrow, such as with congenital spinal stenosis. ...Read more

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Who do people get fed who are in critical care?

Who do people get fed who are in critical care?

Hypermetabolic: Critically ill patients are typically hypermetabolic meaning they're requiring large amounts of energy to repair and maintain normal physiologic systems. This energy requires food to replenish or else muscle will be lost to provide energy stores. Even with feeding, many people have a net loss of weight and muscle mass with critical illnesses. ...Read more

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What is grave condition compared to critical condition?

Grave vs critical: What is grave condition compared to critical condition? ANS: This will depend on the local language used by your Dr team. So discuss with them. Let us know what they mean in South Texas. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: critical care?

What is the definition or description of: critical care?

See below: The assessment, treatment and management of patients with life threatening illness who require advanced monitoring and minute by minute adjustment of therapy. ...Read more