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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
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
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
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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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
Read this in wikipedia: "when a cell s telomeres shorten to critical lengths, the cell senesces" is that how we age?
Is it critical to get 7 to 8 hours sleeep in one shot or it can be taken in parts during 24 hours as long 7 to 8 hours target is met?
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
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
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
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
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