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Narrow Therapeutic Index (NTI)

Narrow Therapeutic Index (NTI)

Narrow Therapeutic Index (NTI) is a very close margin between the concentration in the BLOOD circulation of a DRUG that is therapeutic and the concentration that is lethal (deadly). Pharmacists generally express the therapeutic index as a ratio between the median effective DOSE (ED50) and the median lethal dose

Hair Replacement surgery - transplantation - surgical procedure

Hair Replacement surgery - transplantation - surgical procedure

Hair Replacement is a surgical procedure, also called hair transplantation, to relocate viable HAIR follicles from sites on the scalp where they are abundant to sites where there has been permanent hair loss. The most common reason for hair replacement is androgenic ALOPECIA (male pattern hair loss). Hair replacement

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,

Oophorectomy procedure - definition, risks and side effects

What is Oophorectomy procedure and Definition A surgical OPERATION to remove one ovary (unilateral oophorectomy) or both OVARIES (bilateral oophorectomy) in a woman. Oophorectomy may be therapeutic (to treat a health condition) or prophylactic (to prevent a health

Aging, changes in the blood and lymph that occur with

The BLOOD undergoes a number of normal changes across the span of the lifetime. Blood cells have life spans ranging from a few hours to decades. The blood continually renews itself, producing millions of erythrocytes and thousands of leukocytes every hour. Blood cell production accelerates to meet unique health needs,

Urinary Incontinence - diagnosis, causes and treatment

What is Urinary Incontinence and types The involuntary leakage of URINE from the URETHRA. Health experts estimate that as many as 12 million Americans experience some degree of urinary incontinence, which becomes increasingly common with advancing age. There are several types of urinary continence. They

Achilles Tendon - What is and Definition

Achilles Tendon - What is and Definition

What is Achilles Tendon and Definition Achilles Tendon - A thick, strong band of connective tissue at the back of the heel that joins the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles of the calf (back of the lower leg) to the calcaneus (heel BONE). The Achilles TENDON makes possible extension of the foot, a necessary element of