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- Acute coronary syndrome : Set of signs and symptoms related to the heart, due to myocardial ischemia.
- Advanced cardiac life support : The use of methods and equipment, beyond the level of cardiopulmonary resuscitation but less than surgical or interventional cardiology, to treat cardiopulmonary arrest.
- Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor : Drugs mainly used to treat hypertension and heart failure, by hemodynamic effect inhibiting the renin-angiotensin system.
- Ankle joint : Hinge joint formed by the articulating of the tibia and the fibula with the talus below.
- Anticoagulant : Agents that prevent blood clotting.
- Aortic valve stenosis : Pathological valvular heart disease caused by the incomplete opening of the aortic valve orifice.
- Bacteremia : A condition in which viable bacteria are circulating in the blood.
- Bacterial endocarditis : Inflammation of the heart caused by the direct invasion of bacteria and leading to deformity and destruction of the valve leaflets.
- Bacterial meningitis : Acute neurological meningeal inflammation caused by bacteria which, if untreated, is often fatal, or associated with significant sequelae.
- Bradykinin : Nonapeptide messenger that is enzymatically produced from kallidin in the blood where it is a potent but short-lived agent of arteriolar dilation and increased capillary permeability.
- Brain concussion : A nonspecific term used to describe transient alterations or loss of consciousness following closed head injuries.
- Brain injury : Physical damage to brain tissue or structure that occurs before, during, or after birth.
- CHADS2 : A scoring system for patients with atrial fibrillation which attempts to determine their risk of stroke.
- CURB-65 : Clinical prediction rule for predicting mortality in community-acquired pneumonia, and infection of any site.
- Celiac disease : Autoimmune syndrome characterized by intestinal inflammation, loss of microvilli, failed absorption, and malnutrition.
- Cirrhosis : A liver disease in which the normal microcirculation, the gross vascular anatomy, and the hepatic architecture have been variably destroyed and altered with fibrous septa surrounding regenerated or regenerating parenchymal nodules.
- Clinical practice guideline : Document with the aim of guiding decisions and criteria regarding diagnosis, management, and treatment in specific areas of healthcare.
- Clostridium difficile : A bacteria species causing infectious diarhhea and pseudomembranous colitis.
- Contrast-induced nephropathy : Acute kidney injury from radiocontrast.
- Coronary heart disease : Disease of the heart that involves narrowing of the coronary arteries.
- Cystitis : Inflammation of the urinary bladder, often resulting from a bacterial infection.
- Deep venous thrombosis : The formation of a blood clot ("thrombus") in a deep vein.
- Delirium : A disorder characterized by confusion; inattentiveness; disorientation; illusions; hallucinations; agitation; and in some instances autonomic nervous system hyperactivity.
- Diabetes mellitus type 2 : Medical condition characterised by glucose intolerance and hyperglycemia
- Digital object identifier : Unique label for a computer readable object that can be found on the internet, usually used in academic journals.
- Gastrointestinal hemorrhage : Any form of haemorrhage in the gastrointestinal tract, from the pharynx to the rectum.
- Health behavior : Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status.
- Knee injury : Physical damage to the knee or knee joint.
- Lung cancer : Disease where epithelial tissue in the lung develop malignancy, leading to metastasis, and the invasion of adjacent tissue.
- Neck injury : Damage to the tissues and structure of the neck, often sustained as a result of a fall, direct blow, or a twisting movement.
- Neutropenia : A decrease in the number of neutrophilic leukocytes in the blood.
- Obstructive sleep apnea : Clinical complex due to the pathophysiologic response to anatomic defects of the nasopharynx, characterized by hundreds of apneic episodes during sleep, resulting in upper airway closure.
- Osteoporosis : Reduction of bone mass without alteration in the composition of bone, leading to fractures.
- Patient participation : Patient involvement in the decision-making process in matters pertaining to health.
- Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty : Surgical dilatation of an occluded coronary artery by means of a balloon catheter to restore myocardial blood supply.
- Pneumonia severity index : A clinical prediction rule to estimate the probability of complications in patients with community acquired pneumonia.
- Pneumonia : Inflammation of the lungs.
- Prostate cancer : Malignant tumour of glandular origin in the prostate, most presenting as adenocarcinomas.
- Pseudomembranous enterocolitis : Enterocolitis with the formation and passage of pseudomembranous material in the stools, caused by a necrolytic exotoxin made by Clostridium difficile.
- Psi (disambiguation) : Add brief definition or description
- Pulmonary embolism : Blocking of the pulmonary artery or one of its branches by an embolus.
- Renal artery stenosis : Narrowing of the renal artery, most often caused by atherosclerosis or fibromuscular dysplasia.
- Revised Cardiac Risk Index : Clinical prediction rule for use during preoperative care, for prediction major cardiac complications of noncardiac surgery.
- Spinal stenosis : A cause of low back pain.
- Stroke : A sudden loss of brain function due to interrupted blood supply.
- Symptom : A subjective description of an abnormal state, recounted by a patient, which is informative, but different from the objective result of a sign.
- Syncope : Transient loss of consciousness and postural tone caused by diminished blood flow to the brain (i.e., brain ischemia).
- Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) risk score : The Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) Risk Score is a clinical prediction rule that can predict the likelihood of morbidity in patients with unstable angina or Non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI).
- Transient ischemic attack : Temporary blockage of the blood supply to the brain caused by a blood clot and usually lasting ten minutes or less, during which dizziness, blurring of vision, numbness on one side of the body, and neurologic dysfunction is experienced.
- Tuberculosis : Infectious disease of humans and animals caused by the tubercle bacillus and characterized by the formation of tubercles on the lungs and other tissues of the body.