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What is Postoperative Procedures

What is Postoperative Procedures

Postoperative Procedures - The events that take place to guide a person’s safe and comfortable recovery from ANESTHESIA and to initiate effective PAIN relief after a surgical OPERATION. When the operation is over the person goes to a postanesthesia care unit (PACU) where staff monitor vital signs (HEART RATE,

Muscle relaxant medications

Muscle relaxant medications

Muscle relaxant medications are medications that relieve MUSCLE spasms, cramps, and stiffness. Some muscle relaxants are also called antispasmodic medications. Doctors may prescribe these medications to treat acute BACK PAIN, acute sprains, severe muscle tension HEADACHE, and muscle spasticity due to conditions such

Edwards syndrome - diagnosis, deformities and anomalies

Edwards syndrome - diagnosis, deformities and anomalies

Edwards syndrome - an AUTOSOMAL TRISOMY disorder that results from a REPLICATION ERROR during cell division in which a GAMETE (sex cell) ends up with two copies of CHROMOSOME 18 instead of the normal single copy (as haploid cells, gametes contain one half the complement of chromosomes). At fertilization the ZYGOTE

Testicles - definition and function

What are Testicles, definition and function The paired male organs, also called the male gonads, that produce SPERM and ANDROGENS, notably TESTOSTERONE. Each egg-shaped testicle is about two inches long and an inch in diameter. A man’s testicles may be slightly different from each other in size. The testicles

Tumor markers

Molecules, often proteins, cancer cells and some other cells produce. Tumor molecules appear in the BLOOD or in the URINE, which makes it possible to measure their concentrations. Elevated levels of certain tumor markers indicate the need for further evaluation to determine whether a cancer is present. However, most

Erythrasma - treatment

Erythrasma - treatment

Erythrasma is a chronic bacterial INFECTION of the epidermis (outer layer of the SKIN) that produces scaly, brownish red patches that often itch. The patches may occur anywhere on the body though are most common in skin folds and moist areas such as the underarm (axilla) and groin. When viewed under ultraviolet light,

Sperm - definition, function - spermatogenesis and fertilization

What is , definition and function The male cells of reproduction, also called gametes. A spermatozoon (single sperm cell) is a haploid cell; it contains one half of the genetic material necessary for human life. The epididymis within the testicle (also called the testis) produces sperm, a process called