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Page 130 - There is spastic paralysis and loss of postural sense on the side of the lesion and loss of pain and thermal sense on the opposite side.
Page 177 - Malnutrition is the result of either the consumption of an insufficient quantity of food or of one or more essential nutrients.
Page 182 - Inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord; caused by bacteria (eg, meningococcus); symptoms include nasopharyngeal catarrh, headache, convulsions, vomiting, and stiff neck.
Page 45 - Burns are classified in several ways— by the extent of the burned surface, by the depth of the burn, and by the cause of the burn. Of these...
Page 23 - AORTIC INSUFFICIENCY (a-or'tik) An improper closing of the valve between the aorta and the lower left chamber of the heart admitting a back flow of blood. AORTIC STENOSIS (a-or'tik ste-no'sis) A narrowing of the valve opening between the lower lefl chamber of the heart and the large artery called the aorta.
Page 23 - Aortenklappenprolaps m. aortic valvular stenosis: a condition in which there is an improper opening of the valve between the aorta and the left ventricle of the heart.
Page 192 - ... those whose jobs require active and heavy physical activity. Symptoms: In about half of the cases, onset is preceded by a history of angina pectoris. There is sudden severe pain in the chest, often radiating to the left arm. It usually persists for several hours. There is a fall in blood pressure, and shock. The pain is accompanied by pallor, sweating, and shortness of breath. Treatment: Absolute bed rest for 4 to 6 weeks, morphine for the relief of pain and apprehension, and anticoagulant medicant.
Page 118 - ... body, dominated medical practice for 1500 years. His concept of the ebb and flow of the blood which transported the humors to various parts of the body, was not refuted until William Harvey's discovery of the circulation of the blood in 1628. GALLOP RHYTHM An extra, clearly heard heart sound which, when the heart rate is fast, resembles a horse's gallop. It may or may not be significant. GANGLION (gang'gle-on) A mass of nerve cells, which serves as a center of nervous influence. GANGLIONIC BLOCKING...