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What does cvs medical term mean?

What does cvs medical term mean?

Not sure: What other info do you have? Maybe chorionic villous sampling? Cardiovasular system? Clinical vital signs? ...Read more

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What does medically optimized mean?

What does medically optimized mean?

Medically optimized: Medically optimized means that a patient's medical problems are controlled as good as possible. This is usually used to describe a patient prior to a planned surgical procedure. ...Read more

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What does "wfl" mean in medical terms?

Usually: "within function limits"...but depending on where the notation is, it could mean something entirely different. ...Read more

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What does "pertinent negatives" on a medical record mean??

What does "pertinent negatives" on a medical record mean??

She's A Babe, But. ..: Those "pertinents" (both positive and negative) focus on important aspects of your problem and put them into a context and perspective in order to create a clearer picture of what you may have. It helps a reviewer to filter in the important stuff. The 'negatives' help eliminate things, the "positives"to include things. Like:' His heart is pumping (+) but his brain is dead (-)' or She's a babe (+) but... ...Read more

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What does this medical abbrevations "ccf" mean?

What does this medical abbrevations "ccf" mean?

CCF: Congestive Cardiac failure. More simply referred to as Heart failure

http://patient. Info/health/heart-failure-leaflet ...Read more

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What does the medical abbreviation tiaas mean?

What does the medical abbreviation tiaas mean?

TIAs: A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow) – either focal brain, spinal cord or retinal – without acute infarction (tissue death).
Tias have the same underlying cause as strokes: a disruption of cerebral blood flow (cbf), and are frequently referred to as mini-strokes. No tiaas found. Sorry. ...Read more

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What does "mildly distended" mean in medical terms?

A "little": Mildly distended means it is a "little" enlarged. The categories are usually, mild, moderate and severe. Mild is the lowest on the scale. Example if your h is "mildly distended, then it is just a little enlarged. Etc. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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In a medical record, what does "non-compliant" mean?

Non compliant: Non compliant means that the patient is not adhering to the prescribed treatment plan ...Read more

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What does the medical term HDL mean?

What does the medical term HDL mean?

HDL: HDL stands for "high density lipoprotein". It's the good, heart-protective form of cholesterol. ...Read more

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What does it mean to be medically septic?

What does it mean to be medically septic?

Severe illness: Sepsis is when a bacterial infection gets into the blood system and spreads the infection to the whole body. Septic shock occurs when the blood pressure drops and pulse goes up. Very dangerous and can be lethal. ...Read more

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What does atheromatous aorta mean medically?

What does atheromatous aorta mean medically?

Cholesterol plaque: It means the aorta has some cholesterol plaques on it. When noted on a x-ray or ct scan, this typically means that some calcified plaques are present on the films. Usually this is managed through cholesterol medication. ...Read more

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What does discrete mean medical pathology terms?

What does discrete mean medical pathology terms?

Two unconnected: Two lesions that are not joined to one another. It's a curious word. ...Read more

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What does word displacement mean in medical terms?

In psychiatry,: Getting mad at the boss, coming home and screaming at the family is an example of displacement: throwing emotions not at their cause, but at a convenient target. ...Read more

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What does the medical term "transverse process" mean?

What does the medical term "transverse process" mean?

Transverse process: The small bones on the sides of the spine that muscles attach to. You can google an anatomical drawing. ...Read more

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What does a "committee review" on a patient's medical chart mean?

Questioning the care: A committee is looking at the indications and the type of treatment you received for the symptoms that you have, they may have difficulty with the diagnosis or the indications perhaps you need another opinion. You are too young for the problems you allegedly have. Prolotherapyin an option. Www. Proloshot. Com or www. Getprolo. Com for info. ...Read more

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What's RPR in medical terms? What does it mean when it says RPR negative?

What's RPR in medical terms? What does it mean when it says RPR negative?

No Syphilis: Rpr (rapid plasma reagin) is a test usually done to screen for the presence of antibodies produced in response to the organism that causes syphilis (t. Pallidum). A negative test usually means that you don't have syphilis. ...Read more

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My annual medical result says relative neutrophilia what does that mean?

My annual medical result says relative neutrophilia what does that mean?

Low Granulocyte no.: The term neuropenia means low numbers of one of the types of white blood cells in your blood. ...Read more

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Lots of people use the term neurotic casually, what does it mean medically?

Lots of people use the term neurotic casually, what does it mean medically?

Conflict: In psychoanalysis, neurosis is a functional mental disorder that has no discernible underlying anatomic cause. The symptoms -- which can be all kinds of things, including anxiety, phobias, and compulsions, etc -- arise from an intrapsychic conflict between unconscious fantasies and the defenses they arouse. The person simultaneously expresses, and fears to fully express, the impulses. ...Read more

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We are adopting a daughter who has medical issues. What does all of this mean and how will this hinder her?

We are adopting a daughter who has medical issues. What does all of this mean and how will this hinder her?

Depends on variables: The impact of any condition on life & health is specific to that condition. If you are adopting the child in spite of these issues it would be wise to arrange an evaluation with someone specializing in her condition to get an overview. ...Read more

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What do doctors mean when they say symptoms are "medically unexplained but not dangerous"? How do they arrive at this conclusion?

What do doctors mean when they say symptoms are "medically unexplained but not dangerous"? How do they arrive at this conclusion?

Depends: There are a lost of circumstances that may not be explained by the physical findings or tests, but such symptoms are not life threatening. One example would be tingling in the foot. Others could be unexpected weight gain of a few pounds, a localized skin rash, a missed period without being pregnant etc. ...Read more

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What does "k abrasion" mean in medical terms?

What does "k abrasion" mean in medical terms?

Corneal scratch: K refers to 'kerato' which is medical terminology for the corneal. A k abrasion is a scratch or defect of the cornea, usually from trauma. ...Read more

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What does hilar bilar adenopathy mean medically?

What does hilar bilar adenopathy mean medically?

Swollen lymph nodes: I presume that you mean bilateral hilar adenopathy. This means swollen lymph nodes near the center of the chest. I can be associated with both benign and malignant conditions. ...Read more

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How the dental points awarded in army medical. But is the mean of 14 points out of 22?

How the dental points awarded in army medical. But is the mean of 14 points out of 22?

No idea: I have no idea what the points in your army medical signify so I cannot answer that. I would suggest that you ask them directly and that will give you the best answer. ...Read more

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What does the medical term bilobed mean?

What does the medical term bilobed mean?

Two lobes: It means it has two lobes. It is a termed used to describe anatomical structures, like a bilobed placenta or bilobed cyst, etc. ...Read more

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What does sob mean/stand for in a medical chart!

What does sob mean/stand for in a medical chart!

Relax: Its a common medical abbreviation for SHORT OF BREATH ...Read more

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What does the medical term kidney blush mean?

What does the medical term kidney blush mean?

Contrast: When a test in another part of the body is done with iodine based contrast, the kidneys will be visible, or "blush" as the contrast is cleared through them. ...Read more

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What does "general practice" mean in a medical clinit?

What does "general practice" mean in a medical clinit?

Residency training: Many doctors who have not completed a residency in family medicine will call themselves. ...Read more

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What does general practice mean exactly for a medical practice?

What does general practice mean exactly for a medical practice?

General Practice: A general practice physician can get his/her medical license after serving a 1 year, often rotating, internship. They provide primary care to families, from preventive exams to picking up early on illness. They have to be sharp in many areas to know when to do additional diagnostic tests, etc. Also they're courageous to keep up with so much, and humble enough to refer for more specialized care. ...Read more

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Am doing a qcf course an need to know what is meant by medical model of dementia?

Am doing a qcf course an need to know what is meant by medical model of dementia?

Dementia as disease: At some point, dementia was considered a consequence of normal aging. Now we know that there are several diseases responsible for it and that not everybody who is old will necessarily develop dementia. ...Read more

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What does formal intervention, inpatient care, outpatient care, and relapse mean medically?

What does formal intervention, inpatient care, outpatient care, and relapse mean medically?

Multiple terms: These terms often arise in the context of alcoholism & substance abuse -- chronic, difficult illnesses to treat. There can be a formal intervention involving one's family & friends with a professional skilled in the process of showing the person what his/her behavior is doing. Inpatient & outpatient care are venues for treatment. Someone may relapse (go back to using) in course of illness. ...Read more

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What does mild LVH mean? & what does very dynamic systolic function mean? On copy of my medical record.

What does mild LVH mean? & what does very dynamic systolic function mean? On copy of my medical record.

Thickened heart: LVH stands for left ventricular hypertrophy. The LV is thicker than normal. Most common reason is high blood pressure. There r other possible reasons ie diabetes, heart valve problems, genetic heart disease. The hyperdynamic term means the contraction is more vigorous than normal owing to the thickness. I suggest a consultation with a cardiologist for further eval/treatment ...Read more

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Pls can u advice what it means if a medical professional says that patient has external locus of control? Thanks

Pls can u advice what it means if a medical professional says that patient has external locus of control? Thanks

Outside control: External locus (location) of control means that your behavior is not self-directed and motivated by people or events outside of you.
Examples:
a child who completes homework without prompts is self-directed, relys on inner resources so has internal locus of control.
A child who only does homework because of nagging, threats, punishment depends on outside force and has external locus of control? ...Read more

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What does debilitating symptoms mean in medical terms my mom was diagnosed with it and she and I were just wondering

What does debilitating symptoms mean in medical terms my mom was diagnosed with it and she and I were just wondering

This: This refers to any symptoms ("sx") that are severe enough to impair a person's function or regular activities. Any pain (for example: a migraine headache) could temporarily be a "debilitating symptom", as it would interfere with regular activity, impairing the person's usual capacity. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my docters requested that I get an X-ray for medical clearance. Results are in!!! what does it mean?

What do you suggest if my docters requested that I get an X-ray for medical clearance. Results are in!!! what does it mean?

More specific: Depends on what part of body examined. Sometimes chest radiographs are done for TB exposure for job or school. Spine radiographs can be perfomred for spine abnormalities in people expected to do heavy lifting. ...Read more

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