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Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume VIII; Behcet's Disease By Medical Professionals & National Institute of Health
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Behçet's disease (BEH-chets), sometimes called Behçet's syndrome, Morbus Behçet, or Silk Road disease, is a rare immune-mediated systemic vasculitis that often presents with... More > mucous membrane ulceration and ocular involvements. Behçet's disease (BD) was named in 1937 after the Turkish dermatologist Hulusi Behçet, who first described the triple-symptom complex of recurrent oral aphthous ulcers, genital ulcers, and uveitis. As a systemic disease, it can also involve visceral organs such as the gastrointestinal tract, pulmonary, musculoskeletal, and neurological systems. This syndrome can be fatal due to ruptured vascular aneurysms or severe neurological complications.< Less
Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume XIII; Growth Plate Injuries By Medical Professionals & National Institute of Health
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The growth plate, also known as the epiphyseal plate or physis, is the area of growing tissue near the ends of the long bones in children and adolescents. Each long bone has at least two growth... More > plates: one at each end. The growth plate determines the future length and shape of the mature bone. When growth is complete—sometime during adolescence—the growth plates close and are replaced by solid bone. Because the growth plates are the weakest areas of the growing skeleton—even weaker than the nearby ligaments and tendons that connect bones to other bones and muscles—they are vulnerable to injury. Injuries to the growth plate are called fractures.< Less
Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume XV; Joint Replacement By Medical Professionals & National Institute of Health
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Replacement arthroplasty [from Greek arthron, joint, limb, articulate, + -plassein, to form, mould, forge, feign, make an image of], or joint replacement surgery, is a procedure of orthopedic surgery... More > in which the arthritic or dysfunctional joint surface is replaced with an orthopedic prosthesis. Joint replacement is considered as a treatment when severe joint pain or dysfunction is not alleviated by less-invasive therapies. Joint replacement surgery is becoming more common, with knees and hips replaced most often. As of 2009, about 773,000 Americans have a hip or knee replaced each year". In recent decades the most successful and common form of arthroplasty is the surgical replacement of a joint or joint surface with a prosthesis. For example, a hip joint that is affected by osteoarthritis may be replaced entirely (total hip arthroplasty) with a prosthetic hip. This procedure involves replacing both the acetabulum (hip socket) and the head and neck of the femur.< Less
Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume XIV; Hip Replacement By Medical Professionals & National Institute of Health
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mp to: navigation, search Hip replacement Intervention In this X-ray, the patient’s right hip (left of image) has been replaced, with the ball of this ball-and-socket joint replaced by a metal... More > head that is set in the thighbone or femur and the socket replaced by a white plastic cup (clear in this X-ray). Pelvic anatomy consistent with that of a female (large infrapubic angle, large pelvic opening). ICD-9-CM 81.51–81.53 MeSH D019644 MedlinePlus 002975 Hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the hip joint is replaced by a prosthetic implant. Hip replacement surgery can be performed as a total replacement or a hemi (half) replacement. Such joint replacement orthopaedic surgery is generally conducted to relieve arthritis pain or fix severe physical joint damage as part of hip fracture treatment. A total hip replacement (total hip arthroplasty) consists of replacing both the acetabulum and the femoral head while hemiarthroplasty generally only replaces the femoral head.< Less
Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume IX: Connective Tissue By Medical Professionals & National Institute of Health
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"Connective tissue" is a fibrous and most diverse tissue. It is one of the four traditional classes of tissues (the others being epithelial, muscle and nervous tissue). Connective Tissue... More > (CT) is found throughout the body. In fact the whole framework of the skeleton and the different specialized connective tissues from the crown of the head to the toes determine the form of the body and act as an entity. CT has 3 main components: cells, fibers, and extracellular matrix, all embedded in the body fluids. Fibroblasts are the cells responsible for the production of connective tissue. The interaction of the fibers, the extracellular matrix and the water, together, form the pliable connective tissue as a whole. Connective tissue makes up a variety of physical structures including tendons and the connective framework of fibers in muscles, capsules and ligaments around joints, cartilage, bone, adipose tissue, blood and lymphatic tissue.< Less
Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume XVII; Knee Problems By Medical Professionals & National Institute of Health
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Knee pain is a common complaint for many people. There are several factors that can cause knee pain. Awareness and knowledge of the causes of knee pain lead to a more accurate diagnosis. Management... More > of knee pain is in the accurate diagnosis and effective treatment for that diagnosis. Knee pain can be either referred pain or related to the knee joint itself. A Chinese study concluded that knee pain is significantly more prevalent in people working in cold stores than in those in normal temperature. One study came to the conclusion that 17% of adolescents with anterior knee pain (a common but benign self-limiting condition) report that their pain is associated with cold weather. The same study indicated that the main activities associated with anterior knee pain are sporting, stair climbing and walking, but also sitting. Some people with anterior knee pain tend to have generally colder knees, and such people also trend towards having to wear extra tights/long johns in the winter.< Less
L G B T Health Guide: Information & Resources for Health Professionals By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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How to Handle Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Issues This guide equips prevention professionals, healthcare providers, and educators with information on current health issues among... More > lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations. Includes an overview of terms related to gender identity and sexual expression. This guide is designed for a wide-range of organizations and individuals that serve LGBT populations across the country. These include prevention specialists working in State, Territorial, and Tribal community-based organizations; behavioral healthcare providers; medical and other allied health professionals; health educators, technical assistance providers; and LGBT individuals. This guide may be used by individuals or groups in educational outreach programs to raise awareness of the physical and behavioral health status and needs of LGBT populations. This reference has many links to resources and studies. Get Your Copy Now.< Less
Mental Health - United States (2010) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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For more than 25 years, the Mental Health, United States series has presented nationwide measures of mental health. Published biannually by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services... More > Administration (SAMHSA), the volume serves as the Nation’s most comprehensive resource for mental health statistics. The data provide timely insights into the population’s mental health status, the provision of mental health treatment, and funding for that treatment in the United States.< Less
Health Tips By Romanous Kaluba
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Mastering and practicing 70 tips written in this book will help you stay health.
Health and Fitness By AB SALOM
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