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2015-04-09 23:03:34

Healthcare Professionals Already Serve Customers at Retail Locations; Sharing Best Practices in the Classroom Is Next PLAINSBORO, N.J (PRWEB) April 09, 2015

2015-04-09 23:00:48

Physician Compass serves providers by reporting quality data to CMS, supporting improvements Madison, Wis.

2015-04-09 12:34:31

EHE private provider network continues to expand as more employers realize benefits of proactive preventive health, annual exams NEW YORK, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International,

2015-04-08 12:29:07

Nearly three out of four participating physicians say online, expert-led content influences how they care for their patients MECHANICSBURG, Pa., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Select

2015-04-07 23:08:09

The PracticeMatch Career Fair is a free event designed specifically for medical residents, fellows, practicing physicians and advanced practitioners, interested in exploring career opportunities.

2015-04-07 23:03:23

Liberate Physician Centers Offers Licensures to Operate Clinics In 23 States; Nation’s First ‘Standard of Care’ for Medical Marijuana Introduced Lafayette,

2015-04-07 12:32:29

Renowned quality champion to help lead 16-hospital system in achieving outstanding medical outcomes IRVINE, Calif., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack L.

2015-04-06 23:06:23

Learn ‘When to Do What in Your Job Search’—from writing your CV to negotiating your contract—at this free event for physicians. Washington, D.C.


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Coronary Angiography
2013-07-29 11:05:01

A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...

Sigmoidoscopy
2013-03-04 10:30:47

Sigmoidoscopy is a medical procedure in which the physician is able to visualize the inside walls of the large intestine with a scope placed in the rectum. Only the distal part of the colon, or the sigmoid, is examined as opposed to the entire bowel in a colonoscopy. Reasons for procedure The use of this procedure is mainly for early detection of colorectal cancer, vascular abnormalities or polyps. Studies have shown that this procedure has aided in early detection of colorectal cancer...

Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

2012-11-26 22:58:54

Percussion is a technique used during a clinical examination to elicit sounds while tapping on the body surface. These sounds can give clues to physicians as to the state of the underlying structures. Percussion can be utilized during well checks or during development of the physician’s differential diagnosis. Percussion was introduced to distinguish between empty and filled barrels of liquor until Dr. Leopold Auenbrugger introduced the technique to medicine. How the Method is Performed...

Palpation
2012-11-26 20:39:45

Palpation is a technique used by a physician or medical provider during a physical examination. By placing hands on a patient, data can be gathered that is otherwise unknown by visualization only. What Information it Provides Information such as the temperature of the skin, the moistness or dryness of the skin, the shape of a structure, the location of pain, the radiation of the pain, the quality of function, strength of a structure, amount of swelling, sensation, circulation and so...

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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
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  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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