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What is tm?

What is tm?

TM?: Transcendental meditation? Toyota motor? Sorry to be obtuse, but people use acronyms for all kinds of things and it's hard to know what they mean. Please spell out what you're asking about so we can help? Thanks. ...Read more

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What is m. S?

What is m. S?

Multiple Sclerosis: Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects brain and spinal cord
you can read in-depth info at
http://nationalmssociety. Org. ...Read more

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What is omm?

What is omm?

Restore Body Balance: Omm is osteopathic manipulative medicine, practiced by dos. Omm looks at the body as a whole, how all the parts are interconnected & how that concept can used to treat disorders. Omm can be used to put misaligned bones in place (kind of like a chiropractor), relieve tense/spasmed muscles, keep body fluids (blood, lymph, stool) flowing, just to name a few. Goal of omm-restore the body's balance. ...Read more

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What is tes?

What is tes?

TES or TENS: Tes is a chemical buffer. Tens- stands for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. ...Read more

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What is fsp?

?: Are you sure this is the right order and combination of letters? ...Read more

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What is hgv?

What is hgv?

Context is key: In medicien, hgv could stand for hepatitis g virus or for human gene variation. Obviously, those are quite different topic areas. ...Read more

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What is apd?

Context is key: Apd can stand for many, many things even just within the medical field. It's impossible to answer your question without some context of how it is being used. ...Read more

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What is mcs?

Context is key: Mcs is used in several ways in medicine. My guess is that you're referring to multiple chemical sensitivities, a condition in which people are allergic to a wide array of common substances in the environment. However, it is an acronym that could stand for other terms as well. ...Read more

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What is nec?

NEC: Not elsewhere classified. A term attached to certain diagnosis codes. ...Read more

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What is crb?

What is crb?

Capillary Refill...: Brisk — the process whereby blood returns to a portion of the capillary system after its blood supply has been interrupted briefly. Capillary refilling is tested by pressing firmly on a fingernail and estimating the time required for blood to return after pressure is released. In a normal person with good cardiac output and digital perfusion, capillary refilling should take less than 3 seconds. ...Read more

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What is dub?

What is dub?

DUB: Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is a common problem with heavy uterine bleeding not associated with pregnancy or any other uterine diseases or any bleeding disorders. It is felt to be due to ovarian hormone imbalance. ...Read more

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What is hdv?

What is hdv?

Hepatitis D: Hepatitis d or delta virus is a transmissible virus. It requires hepatitis b to also be present to cause infection. ...Read more

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What is rph?

Registered Pharmacis: To be a rph, you must pass the licensing exams and then get a license from your state. Pharmd is just the degree. You can have the degree and not be licensed. ...Read more

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What is cmml?

What is cmml?

CMML: Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia: http://www.Cancer. Org/cancer/leukemia-chronicmyelomonocyticcmml/detailedguide/index.

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What is that?

What is that?

Demonstrative: This, that, these and those are demonstratives. We use this, that, these and those to point to people and things. This and that are singular. These and those are plural. We use them as determiners and pronouns. ...Read more

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What is plmd?

What is plmd?

PLMD=: Periodic limb movement disorder, a sleep disorder in which a patient moves his/her limbs involuntarily during sleep (unlike restless leg syndrome, which can occur while awake). Diagnosis is made by an overnight sleep study (polysomnogram). A variety of meds are used to treat the condition, but at present there is no cure. Avoiding caffeine (as well as chemically related chocolate) is recommended. ...Read more

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What is psyd?

What is psyd?

Psy.D.: It is a doctor of psychology degree and is equivalent to the pH. D. The difference is that the psy. D. Is more practitioner oriented, while the pH. D. Is more research-based. ...Read more

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What is msra?

What is msra?

A type of staph: Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus — this is a bacterium. It is a type of bacteria called staph, that has been tested in a laboratory to see what antibiotics may or may not kill it. If it is truly mrsa, this means many of the usual antibiotics used may not work to clear up this bacteria. You can't just look at the pus or source and now it is MRSA — it has to be tested in a lab. ...Read more

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What is plmd?

What is plmd?

Periodic movement of: Periodic limb movement disorder is unique because the random movements occur during sleep--all other movement disoders occur during wakefullness. It is first descibe in 1953 and termed nocturnal myoclonus, but this is not deemed accurate and so changed to plmd. The true cause is not known, but some associatons with anemia, thyroid disease, and pregnancy etc. If bothersomes, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is nerd?

A nerd is: Someone who is absorbed in technology and often introverted. ...Read more

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What is this?

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Normal?: Would gladly try to help if I know what it is that u r referring to. Please clarify. ...Read more

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What is adem?

What is adem?

ADEM: Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis is disease that causes inflammatory lesions in the brain & spinal cord. Autoimmune demyelination may occur after a vaccination or infection. ...Read more

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What's a mbs?

What's a mbs?

Medicare?: Medicare behefits schedule? If so, this is how much medicare will pay a physician for various interventions. ...Read more