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highly skilled physician specially trained to perform surgery on structures of the nervous system
the escaping of fluid or blood from its normal palce, ie: blood from vessels into the lungs or a joint cavity
a method of analyzing psychic phenomena and treating mental and emotional disorders that is based on the concepts and theories of Sigmund Freud, that emphasizes the importance of free association and dream analysis, and that involves treatment sessions during which the patient is encouraged to talk freely about personal experiences and especially about early childhood and dreams
process of healing mental disorders using words, art, drama, or movement to express feelings
a severe mental condtion marked by loss of contact with reality and having delusions or hallucinations
emotional and behavioral disorder, is manifested by anxiety, phobias, and defense mechanisms
seizure of attacks of sleep/ sleep disorder
ie: Cerebroma, cerebral arteriosclerosis, and paresis
A blood defienciency in an organ or tissue caused by a constriction or obstruction of its blood vessels
A pathalogical process caused by the progressive degradative action of enzymes that is generally associated with severe cellular trauma. It is characterized by mitochondrial swelling, nuclear flocculation, uncontrolled cell lysis, and ultimately CELL DEATH.
removal of an atheroma. This procedure is most commonly performed on the carotid artery
symptom of paroxysmal pain consequent to MYOCARIDIAL ISCHEMIA usually of distinctive character, location and radiation. It is thought to be provoked by a transient stressful situation during which the oxygen requirements of the MYOCARDIUM exceed that supplied by the CORONARY CIRCULATION
hemoglobin (hgb) blood lab test
measured to detect anemia. The red protein substance in erythrocytes that carries oxygen and carbon dioxide
hematocrit (hct) blood test
measures the percent of formed elements(blood cells) compared to the total volume of blood
thrombus or piece of a moving thrombus may move throught blood vessels to another part of the body
An instrument to measure the degree of sensation, by determining at how short a distance two impressions upon the skin can be distinguished, and thus to determine whether the condition of tactile sensibility is normal or altered
A medical specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before the patient is treated
Subjective cutaneous sensations that are experienced spontaneuosly in the absence of stimulation
IE: cold, warmth, tingling, pressure
striated-rod shaped (skeletal, voluntary) covers skeleton
Function: skeletal movement
smooth muscle (visceral, involuntary) organs, vessels
FUNCTION: movement of liquids, gases and solids
a malignant solid tumor arising from msenchymal tissues which normally differentiate to form striated muscle
uses both surface and needle electrodes for recording nerve and muscle function
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