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Bronchitis - Acute and Chronic - symptoms and treatment

INFLAMMATION of the bronchi, the airways that branch from the TRACHEA into the LUNGS. Bronchitis may be viral, bacterial, or the result of irritation such as cigarette smoking or exposure to environmental pollutants. It may also occur as an acute condition that comes on suddenly, runs its course, and heals without

Ventricular fibrillation - treatment

Ventricular fibrillation - treatment

What is Ventricular Fibrillation Ventricular fibrillation - Rapid, irregular, ineffective contractions of the heart’s ventricles. Ventricular fibrillation quickly becomes fatal without treatment. The HEART cannot pump blood to the LUNGS or to the body when it is in ventricular fibrillation. Ventricular

Renal Failure - acute and chronic renal failure - symptoms and treatment

What is Renal Failure The inability of the KIDNEYS to adequately filter toxins from the body. Generally the kidneys reach the point of renal failure when they have less than 15 percent functional capacity. Renal failure can be acute (occur suddenly) or chronic (develop slowly over time). Though the term failure

Pleural Effusion - definition, causes, symptoms and treatment

Definition and Causes of Pleural Effusion An increase in the amount of fluid between the PLEURA. In health there is a very small amount of fluid, only 10 to 20 milliliters, within the pleural cavity. A pleural effusion can contain upward of 2 liters of fluid, though much smaller quantities (less than 400 milliliters)

Anuria - what is, define, definition

What is Anuria and Definition Anuria - The failure to produce URINE. Numerous circumstances can result in anuria, from severe DEHYDRATION and severe HYPOTENSION (low BLOOD PRESSURE) to END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE (ESRD) and RENAL FAILURE. Anuria requires prompt medical evaluation to determine and remedy the underlying

Neurogenic Bladder - denitfion, symptoms and treatment

What is Neurogenic Bladder and Definition A condition in which the nerves that control the BLADDER do not work properly, allowing the bladder to be underactive (hypotonic) or overactive (spastic). Damage may occur to the SPINAL CORD AND SPINAL NERVES, BRAIN, or PERIPHERAL NERVES that serve the bladder. Conditions

Athletic Injuries - acute and chronic - information and definition

What are Athletic Injuries ACCIDENTAL INJURIES that occur during athletic activities or sporting events. Though a certain degree of risk is inherent in athletic events, particularly competitions, most athletic injuries occur for three main reasons. They are inadequate CONDITIONING or TRAINING insufficient WARM-UP