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  • Acute kidney injury [r]: Formerly termed acute renal failure (ARF), an abrupt (within 48 hours) reduction in kidney function currently defined as an absolute increase in serum creatinine, a percentage increase in serum creatinine , or a reduction in urine output beyond quantitatively defined levels [e]
  • Angioedema [r]: Allergic skin reaction causing localized redness, swelling, and itching. [e]
  • Ascites [r]: Accumulation of serous fluids in the space between the tissues and organs of the abdominal cavity. [e]
  • Brain [r]: The core unit of a central nervous system. [e]
  • Cryobiology [r]: The study of living organisms, organs, biological tissues or biological cells at low temperatures. [e]
  • Deep venous thrombosis [r]: The formation of a blood clot ("thrombus") in a deep vein. [e]
  • Histamine [r]: A biogenic amine involved in local immune responses as well as regulating physiological function in the gut and acting as a neurotransmitter. [e]
  • Lymphedema [r]: edema due to obstruction of lymph vessels or disorders of the lymph nodes. [e]
  • Multiple sclerosis [r]: A chronic, inflammatory, demyelinating disease that affects the central nervous system (CNS). [e]
  • Physical examination [r]: Systematic and thorough inspection of the patient for physical signs of disease or abnormality. [e]
  • Radiocontrast [r]: Compounds used to improve the visibility of internal bodily structures in an X-ray image. [e]
  • Respiratory emergencies [r]: Medically established procedures for assessment and management of potentially life-threatening conditions involving the respiratory system, with appropriate anatomical, physiological, and pathological context [e]
  • Salt and health [r]: Article describing health effects of salt (sodium chloride) in the diet, giving governments' recommendations for consumption. [e]
  • Snakebite [r]: Wound resulting from penetration of the flesh by the fangs or teeth of a snake. [e]
  • Spironolactone [r]: A steroid derivative and antiandrogen, that blocks the action of aldosterone, and used as a diuretic primarily in the treatment of hypertension. [e]
  • Streptococcus pyogenes [r]: Spherical Gram-positive pathogenic bacterium that grows in long chains and is the cause of Group A streptococcal infections, and fatal septicemias. [e]
  • Torture [r]: The infliction of mental or physical pain, for punishment or as an interrogation technique. [e]
  • Tumour [r]: Abnormal growth of tissue resulting from uncontrolled, progressive multiplication of cells and serving no physiological function. [e]
  • Venous stasis ulcer [r]: Wounds that are thought to occur due to improper functioning of valves in the veins usually of the legs. [e]