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What are the differences between a cardiac intervention and a cardiac diagnostic procedure?

What are the differences between a cardiac intervention and a cardiac diagnostic procedure?

In a diagnostic : procedure, they are just trying to figure out if there is a problem and what it is. In an intervention, they are trying to fix a problem, like a blockage in an artery, for instance. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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What is the diagnostic procedure for identifying a grade iii/iv systolic ejection murmur?

What is the diagnostic procedure for identifying a grade iii/iv systolic ejection murmur?

Diagnostic procedure: For older cardiologists like me physical exam after history often tells us what the cause and relative severity of the systolic murmurs is. The first test we generally order specific to the 'murmur' is the echocardiogram, this generally gives a very good indication of the valve problem and its severity. If necessary we might go on to other testing such as cardiac catheterization. ...Read more

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Treating Muscle Strain (Checklist)

Determine cause, if possible
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Try R.I.C.E. (rest, ice, compression, elevation)
Daily
Ease back into activity. Don't overdo it!
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Consider physical therapy or range-of-motion massage
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Is there any clinical diagnostic procedure that can be done on the patient to check if he has depression 100%.

Is there any clinical diagnostic procedure that can be done on the patient to check if he has depression 100%.

DSM: To be diagnosed with Major Depression, you will need to meet a set of criteria for the disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). You will also undergo a physical exam and tests to rule out medical causes of your depression. ...Read more

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How will a urologist find out if my cremaster muscle is damaged or if there is any wear or tear? What procedure will he follow?

How will a urologist find out if my cremaster muscle is damaged or if there is any wear or tear? What procedure will he follow?

Cremaster muscle !: This small muscle is responsible for elevating the testis. if you are touched on the inner side of the thigh, the testicle will rise on that side. This is the simplest and most accurate test. The test is employed in the more general sense to test for neurological conditions, there are no known diseases of the cremaster muscle per se. I wonder why you ask? ...Read more

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Is it true that a surgical procedure on the calf is thebest way to help tight calf muscles?

Is it true that a surgical procedure on the calf is thebest way to help tight calf muscles?

No: There are a number of ways to help tight calf muscles. Stretching and medications, multiple different types of therapies should all be attempted prior to surgery. If your calves do not respond to other modalities, completely refractory, at that point, surgery becomes the best, and last option. ...Read more

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What is a diagnostic procedure that involves tissue removal sample?

A biopsy: A biopsy is a procedure to remove a small piece of tissue that is then examined by a pathologist to come up with a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Relating to a diagnostic procedure what does the term sensitivity mean?

See below: Sensitivity is the chance of getting a positive test in someone who has the disease. For example, if you have 100 people with a strep throat who get a throat swab, and 95 of those throat swabs are positive, that throat swab test has a sensitivity of 95%. Notice that a sensitivity of 95% means that 5 out of 100 who have a strep throat would be falsely negative on the throat swab. ...Read more

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What diagnostic procedure would you expect prior to direct current cardioversion?

What diagnostic procedure would you expect prior to direct current cardioversion?

Depends: This would not apply to an emergency situation. Obviously, an electrocardiogram is done in all patient requiring cardioversion. Also, echocardiogram in most. Additional studies may be done based on situation/diagnosis. For example, in patients with atrial fibrillation, a transesophageal echocardiogram maybe needed. ...Read more