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What is the difference between a health care proxy and power of attorney?

What is the difference between a health care proxy and power of attorney?

Close: A healthcare proxy designates and individual to be responsible for all healthcare decisions, whereas a power of attorney may be designated to make all legal decisions in all aspects of your life. They are very close but differ in their limitations according to my knowledge. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a PhD vs D.psych. (Psychology)?

What is the difference between a PhD vs D.psych. (Psychology)?

Research vs Clinical: A PhD is typically a research degree that emphasizes experimentation, time in the library, and publications with lesser of an emphasis on clinical work. A PsyD on the other hand, is a clinical degree that emphasizes work with patients instead of research quite so much ...Read more

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What is the difference between humoral and cellular responses as shown by b cells and t cels?

What is the difference between humoral and cellular responses as shown by b cells and t cels?

Different targets: There is no question cytotoxic T cells recognize antigen expressed in bacteria and viruses and for the most part keep infections under control. With Tumor systems it appears that cells infiltrating Tumors (TILL cells) don't accomplish much. Here it has been shown that B cells making antibodies release the mAbs to activate tumor destruction by CD16 (NK) cells via ADCC. ...Read more

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What is the difference between influenza a, b and c?

What is the difference between influenza a, b and c?

Classification: Influenza viruses are RNA viruses that have segmented genome and have high antigenic diversity. They are classified by a protein inside the virus (a, b, and c). Influ a is responsible for frequent annual outbreak and has more propensity for antigenic change. B causes outbreaks every 2 to 4 years. Influ c is known to infect human and pigs but it is rare ...Read more

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What is the difference between d-glucose vs l-glucose?

What is the difference between d-glucose vs l-glucose?

Glucose: D& l are isomers of compound, d for dextro or right and l for levo or left. Isolating one or other is to make compound with fewer side-effects or better absorption. ...Read more

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What is the difference between allegra (fexofenadine) and allegra (fexofenadine) d?

What is the difference between allegra (fexofenadine) and allegra (fexofenadine) d?

A decongestant: Allegra products all contain fexofenadine in a dose ranging from 30 to 180 mg. Allegra d comes in a 12 hour product with 60 of fexofenadine plus 120 mg. Of a long acting pseudoephedrine, which is a decongestant. The Allegra d 24 hour contains 180 mg. Of fexofenadine and 240 mg. Of pseudoephedrine. The decongestant may cause insomnia, jitteriness or an increase in blood pressure. ...Read more

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What is the difference between hemophilia a and b?

What is the difference between hemophilia a and b?

Clotting factor.: Hemophilia a results from a deficiency in clotting factor viii. In contrast, hemophilia b (also called christmas disease) is caused by a deficiency in clotting factor ix. Hemophilia a is more common than hemophilia b, and people with hemophilia a are more likely to suffer from severe disease. It would be impossible to distinguish the two on clinical presentation alone. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a b-lymphocyte and a t-lymphocyte?

What is the difference between a b-lymphocyte and a t-lymphocyte?

Gross subdivisions: There are many subtypes of each one. Generally, b-lymphocytes produce antibodies and t-lymphocytes kill cells directly. ...Read more

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I have vit d deficiency and was prescribed vit d2 1.25 mg (50, 000). What is the difference between v it d2 and vit d3?

I have vit d deficiency and was prescribed vit d2 1.25 mg (50, 000). What is the difference between v it d2 and vit d3?

D2 vs D3: If you have a choice, use the d3 rather than the d2. The d3 is a more useful form for the human body. There are very technical differences between these compounds. Note that I am not using the term 'more natural' since these compounds are often both made synthetically. ...Read more

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What is the difference between hepatitis C and b?

What is the difference between hepatitis C and b?

Different viruses: These are two distinct viruses and illnesses....See your doctor and get tested. Hep b can be prevented with a vaccine, so can hep a but no vaccine for hep c. ...Read more

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What is the difference between taking vit d and vitamin d3?

What is the difference between taking vit d and vitamin d3?

D is a general term: Vitamin d is a general term for vitamin d2 and vitamin d3. D2 comes from irradiated mushrooms and d3 is made in the skin under the influence of ultraviolet light. ...Read more

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What is the difference between pan d and pan 40?

What is the difference between pan d and pan 40?

One has domperidone: Pan D is a capsule containing 40 mg of Pantoprazole 40mg and 30 mg of Domperidone. Pan 40 contains only 40 mg of pantoprazole. Domperidone can help with nausea and vomiting and/or increase gut motility. Http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Domperidone. Pantoprazole can help with, gastritis and esophagitis.by decreasing stomach acid. Http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Pantoprazole ...Read more

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What is the difference between d and l-glucose?

What is the difference between d and l-glucose?

Glucose: D& l are isomers of compound, d for dextro or right and l for levo or left. Isolating one or other is to make compound with fewer side-effects or better absorption. ...Read more

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What is the difference between allerga and allerga d?

What is the difference between allerga and allerga d?

Decongestant: Allegra d has the same antihistamine plus an added decongestant. This extra med can help open up swollen nasal passages, and can be used if needed from time to time. However, the decongestant can increased the heart rate and may increase blood pressure, among other things. It should be avoided in someone with heart disease and should not be taken long term. See you doctor for more info. ...Read more

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What is the difference between blood A and B antigene?

What is the difference between blood A and B antigene?

Blood types: Blood types are categorized by the antigen (protein) on the red blood cell surface. Both parents contribute to these antigens. If there is none, then the blood type is "OO'. Type A is AO or AA & type B is BO or BB. There is also an AB blood type. Blood types are significant for blood transfusions. For example, if an AA gets BB blood, AA attacks BB, causing a bad transfusion reaction. ...Read more

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What is the difference between b complex & b compound?

What is the difference between b complex & b compound?

What they contain.: Vitamin b compound tablets contain nicotinamide (b3), riboflavin (b2) and
thiamine (b1). B complex contains all the b vitamins. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the difference between phosphatidylserine and d-serine?

Help please? What is the difference between phosphatidylserine and d-serine?

Different chemicals: The phosphatidyl serine has some utility in early stages of dementia and Alzheimer's, but d-serine has no value of which I am aware. Maybe our naturopaths can delineate a role. ...Read more

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What is the difference between having hepatitis b and being a hepatitis b carrier?

What is the difference between having hepatitis b and being a hepatitis b carrier?

Hep B: Hepatitis b can be either an acute or chronic infection. Some people may have the virus replicating in their system for the rest of their lives, whereas some people will be able to fight the infection and be left only with an antibody. For those with the chronic infection, it will can lay dormant in the body for years before it starts to replicate again and infect the liver. ...Read more

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What is the difference between d-glucose and sorbitol?

What is the difference between d-glucose and sorbitol?

Completely different: Glucose is a basic sugar with calories to provide energy. Sorbitol is a non-absorbable sugar alcohol which is used to sweeten foods which are often labeled, sugar free. It causes bloating and diarrhea in some. Sugar free foods are not calorie free and often contain more fat to make them taste better. ...Read more

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What is the difference between type a flu and type b flu? What are the symptoms?

What is the difference between type a flu and type b flu? What are the symptoms?

For more info CDC: Influenza type a is bird flu. Influenza type b infects humans and seals. Places where b strains have been are: shanghai, yamagata, hong kong, and victoria. To find more info best to contact cdc.
Both type a & b have the same flu symptoms. High fever,
severe aches and pains,
generalized weakness.
Diagnosed by culture. If u have flu symptoms please see a doctor. ...Read more

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What is the difference between hepaptitis c, hepatitis d and hepatitis e?

What is the difference between hepaptitis c, hepatitis d and hepatitis e?

Different viruses: These are all completely different viruses which can cause hepatitis. Hepatitis d is always seen in conjunction with hepatitis b. Hepatitis c is the most common hepatitis in the us and is generally transmitted by blood transfusion or IV drug use. Hepatitis e is an infection transmitted in feces, similar to hepatitis a. ...Read more

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What is the difference between hemophilia a and hemophilia b?  

Hemophilias: Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder, usually inherited with an x-linked recessive inheritance pattern, which results from the deficiency of a coagulation factor. Hemophilia a results from the deficiency of clotting factor viii. Hemophilia b results from the deficiency of clotting factor ix. Acquired hemophilia is a separate noninherited condition, rarer than congenital hemophilia, autoimmune. ...Read more

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What is the difference between vitamin D3 and vitamin d?

What is the difference between vitamin D3 and vitamin d?

D3 is bioactive form: I think you mean d2 v d3. D2 is ergocalciferol. Cholecalciferol is d3.    if your interest is in regards to a supplement, you want to take d3, since it's the biologically active form of d.
Follow this link to an explanation from the mayo clinic on the two different types of d available. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/vitamin-d/ns_patient-vitamind. ...Read more

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What is the difference between vitamin d and vitamin d3?

What is the difference between vitamin d and vitamin d3?

D3 one type of D.: There are three types of vitamin D: 1, 2 and 3. In the body, 1 becomes 2, the. 2 becomes 3 and 3 is the active form. 2 becomes 3 with exposure to sunlight, which we generally discourage, which is why vitamin D3 supplementation is so important. About 2000 units of vitamin D3 daily should suffice. ...Read more

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What is the difference between pill and tablet?

What is the difference between pill and tablet?

Vague vs. Specific: A pill is a vague term that implies a medicine given by mouth. A tablet is a kind of pill. A capsule is another kind of pill. There may be some who disagree, and say a pill must be a tablet. Pharmacists and docs say capsule or tablet, specifically, usually. ...Read more

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What is the difference between amd and bad vision?

What is the difference between amd and bad vision?

Difference: Bad vision is a symptom of an underlying problem. AMD or Age-related Macular Degeneration, is a specific eye disease that can cause blindness. ...Read more

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What is the difference between near and far sightedness?

Diffent terminology: Near=inability to see objects in distance.
Short=attitude where the person does not consider all options. ...Read more

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What is the difference between usual and unusual - UIP?

What is the difference between usual and unusual - UIP?

Types of IPF: UIP=usual interstitial pneumonia, usual finding under the microscope in "idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis" (a lung scarring condition). Others:Desquamative interstitial pneumonia (DIP, in smokers, not as severe), respiratory bronchiolitis interstitial lung disease (RB-ILD, smokers, not as severe), nonspecific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP), acute interstitial pneumonia (AIP, fast and deadly), others... ...Read more