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Nutritional assessment

Nutritional assessment

A clinical evaluation of an individual’s nutritional status, typically as part of a ROUTINE MEDICAL EXAMINATION or as a direction of the diagnostic path when evaluating symptoms that suggest NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCY, MALNUTRITION, gastrointestinal disorders, and systemic (bodywide) disease. Routine nutritional

Congenital Anomaly - definition

Congenital Anomaly - definition

Congenital Anomaly is a physical abnormality present at birth. Congenital anomalies, also called BIRTH DEFECTS, can affect nearly any structure in the body and may be hereditary or random. GENETIC DISORDERS and exposure to teratogens (substances, such as drugs, that alter the development of the embryo or fetus)

Down Syndrome children - symptoms and treatment

Down Syndrome children - symptoms and treatment

Down 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 21 instead of the normal single copy (as haploid cells, gametes contain one half the complement of chromosomes). At CONCEPTION the ZYGOTE thus ends

Cataract - symptoms, causes and treatment with supplements and vitamins

Cataract afflicts about 50% people over the age of 50 and three quarters of people older than 75 years. However, this disorder is not necessarily a symptom of the ageing. Present studies have showed, changing the way of living lowers the threat of the cataract – an optical disease. The eye lens is a transparent

Trichomoniasis - symptoms and treatment

What is Trichomoniasis A sexually transmitted disease (STD) resulting from INFECTION with the protozoan Trichomonas vaginalis. Though trichomoniasis affects men and women equally, women are more likely to show symptoms. About two thirds of men and half of women who have trichomoniasis do not have symptoms, though

Bromelain benefits and side effects

Bromelain benefits and side effects

Bromelain is an enzyme contained in fresh pineapple. It is decomposer of proteins, and condenses milk. Commercial dietary supplement is usually produced out of pineapple peduncle, and differs from enzyme contained in the fruit. It is produced in Japan, Taiwan and Hawaii. Most frequent utilization of

Open Surgery - information and recovery

Open Surgery - information and recovery

Open Surgery - Any surgical OPERATION in which the surgeon makes an incision that allows direct access to the operative site. An open surgery incision may be quite large. Until the emergence of MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY procedures in the 1980s open surgery was the standard of surgical treatment for nearly all