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What is meaning of (wob)?

What is meaning of (wob)?

Work of breathing?: In medical abbreviations, wob may mean "work of breathing". Increased work of breathing means a person is using more effort to inhale or exhale. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of emr>?

What is the meaning of emr>?

E-Medical Record: Unless I misunderstand your question, emr stands for electronic medical record, where patient information is stored in computer databases as opposed to traditional paper charts. ...Read more

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Could you explain these comparative meanings?

Which ones: Please re-ask and clarify which ones you are referring to. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of lved 46mm and rved 15mm.?

What is the meaning of lved 46mm and rved 15mm.?

Heart size: Lved and rved represent size of left and right ventricle, respectively, at full dilatation, end diastole. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of bronchoscopic?

What is the meaning of bronchoscopic?

Procedure: Bronchoscopy is the procedure where a lung doctor looks into your airways with a camera. Bronchoscopic is anything that is done using that method - could be obtaining a culture or doing a biopsy ...Read more

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What is the meaning of bronchoscopic?

What is the meaning of bronchoscopic?

Procedure: Bronchoscopy is the procedure where a lung doctor looks into your airways with a camera. Bronchoscopic is anything that is done using that method - could be obtaining a culture or doing a biopsy ...Read more

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Could you tell me if dreams really have meanings?

Yes: Dreams do have meaning. There are often multiple correct interpretations to the same dream. Aspects of your day can be incorporated into the symbols and themes of dreams. Dreams are best understood by the dreamer who evaluates them in the context of his or her life. ...Read more

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I had trigliserida too high. The point was 256. Was the meaning?

I had trigliserida too high. The point was 256. Was the meaning?

Just a bit high: Triglyceride (little fat droplet) is a component of your cholesterol and normal is less than 150. 151-199 is mildly high, 200-499 moderate, above 500 is very high--i have seen above 1500. Unlike actual cholesterol level, triglyceride varies greatly from day to day with dietary intake. So postmeal maybe very high, but normal in fasting. Watch what u eat, exercise, f/u w doc for recheck. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of the hgb A1c of 7.2?

What is the meaning of the hgb A1c of 7.2?

Moderate control: You have good control of your diabetes but not ideal. The goal is maximum 6%. ...Read more

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What the meaning of PCOS?

What the meaning of PCOS?

Polycystic Ovaries: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is caused by a hormonal imbalance that prevents follicles from growing normally and eggs from being released each month. People w/ PCOS miss periods because they don't ovulate, so there's no signal to shed the uterine lining. Hormone imbalances that lead to abnormal hair growth can be caused by obesity, so watch your diet and exercise. Control w/ birth control pills! ...Read more

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What is the meaning of life?

What is the meaning of life?

That's easy.: Life is what goes on while you ponder the imponderable. And you don't get any redo's, so keep moving forward. You're welcome. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of bimodal pain?

What is the meaning of bimodal pain?

Not 100% sure: This is not a common term used, so I cannot be completely sure. However, I would assume if someone told you your pain was bimodal, they were trying to tell you that you are having pain for two different reasons. For example, if you have neuropathic pain in your leg and a sprained, ankle, that could be seen as bimodal. Normally we use bimodal to describe rates of pathology and diff age peaks. ...Read more

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R.D.W=18.2%, what's meaning or caused?

R.D.W=18.2%, what's meaning or caused?

Nonspecific finding: An increased RDW indicates the presence of increased variability in red cell size. An increased RDW is commonly found when there is a nutritional deficiency (eg, iron, folate, (folic acid) and vitamin B12), resulting in variability in red cell endowment and, therefore, size. However, the finding of an increased RDW is not specific for any one abnormality. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What is the meaning of Rh 'd' positive?

What is the meaning of Rh 'd' positive?

Rh D positive: Rh is a blood grouping system like ABO system. Rh is taken from rhesus monkey. There are specific proteins called antigens on rbcs. They are termed a, b, c, d, e and so on. There are many of them. It means that antigen d is present on the rbcs surface. The rh system is important in hemolytic anemia of newly born babies. Thanks. ...Read more

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Wht is cardio? I don't understand meaning

Wht is cardio? I don't understand meaning

Cardiovascular: Cardio is a shortened term for cardiovascular and it is usually in the context of exercise. If one does good exercise that causes a rise in heart rate and for a prolonged period of time then the heart muscle is stronger, metabolism is improved and one's natural health gets better. ...Read more

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I want to know the meaning of hb- elect?

I want to know the meaning of hb- elect?

Hgb electrophoresis: A blood test that identifies the different types of hemoglobin in the blood. Can help diagnose sickle cell; thalassemias; or otherwise sort out cause of some anemias. For more information, see: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003639.Htm /// or: http://www. Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/hemoglobin-electrophoresis. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of trisomy21 1:14 result.

What is the meaning of trisomy21 1:14 result.

Trisomy: Trisomy 21 is another name for Downs syndrome. The disorder is associated with abnormality of 21st chromosome. Most downs children have mild mental retardatioretardation. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of correlate clinically?

What is the meaning of correlate clinically?

Radiology term: This is usually a term radiologists use when reading a study. If there is an area that needs the context of history and physical exam to further determine an appropriate read, the radiologist will communicate w/the treating physician to take a look @ pt and the image/read and determine if there is a significant finding (e.g. A spot on an xray that might be a pneumonia in patient with a cough). ...Read more

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What is meaning of 20 pt rise in BP from 110 to 130?

What is meaning of 20 pt rise in BP from 110 to 130?

Multiple: If your BP is normally in the 110 range and you suddenly have a rise to a higher range, you should seek care to rule out damage to your heart or kidneys. Of course, over time BP ranges can increase gradually and this also be a sign of hypertension beginning in your life. Consider your family's medical history and your own personal physical conditioning. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of the medical abbrevaition I & o?

What is the meaning of the medical abbrevaition I & o?

Ins and Outs: This is typically used in a hospital setting and describes measuring the intake and output a patient has over a 24 hour period. All the food and liquids are the ins and urine and bms are the outs. Usually, however, only the liquids are measured to determine the patients fluid balance and whether they are able to put out whatever is taken in. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of ms?

What is the meaning of ms?

Multiple Sclerosis: For doctors, ms usually means multiple sclerosis, a disease that affects the brain and spinal cord, resulting in loss of muscle control, vision, balance, and sensation (results in numbness or paresthesia). With multiple sclerosis, the nerves of the brain and spinal cord are damaged by one's own immune system, so ms is called an autoimmune disease. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of CEA test?

What is the meaning of CEA test?

Maybe marks tumor: Cea is a protein that can be made by some malignant tumor cells (cancer-ca). Some benign diseases can increase CEA levels.
High CEA doesn't make a diagnosis. Helpful for follow up. If ca diagnosed, CEA checked. If elevated, follow after treatment. So if CEA high before surgery, CEA should fall after, and with chemo/rt. Cea rises can be with recurrence or metastatic spread. Lower is better. ...Read more

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What is the full meaning of ttc?

What is the full meaning of ttc?

Trying to Conceive?: This could mean many things. But given the topic tag you placed I think you know that it means women who are actively seeking pregnancy. ...Read more

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What's the meaning of plasticity?

What's the meaning of plasticity?

Flexibility: Plasticity usually refers to the malleability or flexibility of a tissue. Skin is more plastic than bone. ...Read more

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What is meaning of fasciculation?

What is meaning of fasciculation?

The twitchies: A bit of a muscle contracts briefly apparently without the nerve stimulating it. Everybody gets these, probably from circulating acetylcholine, and they're usually a non-problem. If in the tongue or very prevalent, they are more worrismoe. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of osteopenia?

What is the meaning of osteopenia?

Low bone density.: Osteopenia is low bone density but not to the same degree as in osteoporosis. If bone loss continues osteoporosis is likely to develop. ...Read more

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What's the meaning of pseudophakia?

What's the meaning of pseudophakia?

Intraocular Lens: It means the patient has an intraocular lens implanted following cataract surgery. ...Read more

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