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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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Itp (Definition)

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) = bleeding disorder in ...Read more


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What does "imp" stands for in medical terms?

Seen in a couple: of different uses: Can be abbreviation for "impression" or "improved", for immunomagnetic particles, or inosine monophosphate. You have to see the abbreaviation is being used. ...Read more

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What does "opk" stand for in medicine?

What does "opk" stand for in medicine?

OPK: in fertility medicine stands for "ovulation predictor kit," which can be used to detect when to expect ovulation. Good wishes. ...Read more

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What does denture svc stand for exactly?

What does denture svc stand for exactly?

We use the : Abbreviation "svc" routinely to denote service. Perhaps it pertains to some associated denture procedure like an adjustment if a reline. ...Read more

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What does pac stand for in orthopedics?

Physician assistant : Physician assistant - certified is the obvious answer. But the wording of the question is unclear. ...Read more

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Is thre any treatment for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura? Does anyone not get over it?

Is thre any treatment for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura?  Does anyone not get over it?

Yes there is therapy: There are many treatments for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (itp). This includes steroids, immunoglobulins and also some specific medications. There can be a chronic form of itp that requires long-term therapy. ...Read more

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What does "icc" stand for with regards to a tension pneumothorax treatment?

What does "icc" stand for with regards to a tension pneumothorax treatment?

Intercostal catheter: Icc stands for intercostal catheter that is used to drain the air out of the chest in case of a tension pneumothorax. This tube is inserted in the space between ribs to reach the inside of chest cavity on the involved side & the other end of this tube is kept under water seal with/without suctioning to completely drain the air out of chest cavity. It is left in place until pneumothorax resolves. ...Read more

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What does MDT stand for in regards to drug testing?

What does MDT stand for in regards to drug testing?

MDT: Multi Drug Test. It detects Methadone, Cocaine, Amphetamine, Meth, THC, Opiates, PCP,Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines & Oxycodone in urine samples. It is a 10 panel test. ...Read more

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Does anyone know the reasons for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura?

Does anyone know the reasons for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura?

Autoimmune disease: Itp is an autoimmune disease and is presumed to be related to increased platelet destruction along with inhibition of platelet production via the production of specific autoantibodies. ...Read more

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Does any doctor here know what pamidronate does for rsd/crps?

Does any doctor here know what pamidronate does for rsd/crps?

See details: Certain bisphosphonates given in high doses in CRPS seem to provide benefit by reducing osteoclastic function (Osteoclasts are responsible for bone resorption). This apparently reduces the pain and edema associated with CRPS. ...Read more

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How does fibroid work when its 2cm n further complication.?.

How does fibroid work when its 2cm n further complication.?.

Fibroid: That is a very small fibroid. If you do not have any symptoms like abnormal bleeding, it can be followed. ...Read more

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What does it mean when doctors push for holistic health?

What does it mean when doctors push for holistic health?

Whole person health: Holistic health practitioners deal not only with diseases and symptoms but with the health of the whole person. Many traditional medical systems (chinese medicine, ayurveda) look at the entire picture - not only the physical body, but the mind and the spirit - and seek to address the problem at its root, rather than use a temporary measure to mask the symptoms. ...Read more

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What does a medical physicist do during cancer treatment?

What does a medical physicist do during cancer treatment?

Assists radiotherapi: Their job is to make sure that the radiotherapy machines are in good working order and they help the radiotherapist in treatment planning ...Read more

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What does ck-mb stand for in blood tests?

What does ck-mb stand for in blood tests?

Heart disease: Ck-mb refers to the mb fraction of creatine kinase enzyme. Ck is present in all muscles, skeletal muscles have mostly mm fractions where as cardiac muscle in rich in mb fraction. Elevated blood levels of ck-mb suggest damage to hear muscle and the test was used in the diagnosis of heart attacks. It has been superseded by troponin testing. ...Read more

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What does TBFP stand for in clinical pathology?

What does TBFP stand for in clinical pathology?

Not familiar: I've been doing pathology for decades. This is not a familiar acronym from the lab here in the US. There's a plasmid of that name that I've seen mentioned (tBFP). tBNP is terminal brain natriuretic peptide, a common screen for congestive heart failure. ...Read more