By David E. Newton, Donna Olendorf, Christine Jeryan, Karen Boyden
What is post-traumatic tension illness? What are the indicators of carpal tunnel syndrome? scholars will study the reasons, indicators, diagnoses, checks, remedies and prognoses of greater than one hundred forty illnesses with Sick! greater than 240 photographs increase the textual content -- together with 4 colour inserts --while sidebars supply biographies of medical professionals and scientists affiliated with the illnesses; threat components; preventative measures; and uncomplicated facts. A "Words to grasp" part and topic index also are incorporated. a number of the ailments, problems and accidents coated in Sick! contain:
- bought Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
- bronchial asthma
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Creutzfeldt-Jacob disorder
- consuming problems
- Lyme illness
- Migraine complications
- Necrotizing Fasciitis
- Panic ailment
- publish anxious tension illness
- Seasonal affective illness
- Sickle mobilephone Anemia
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Practitioners believe that these two techniques can stimulate natural resistance, relieve nasal congestion and headaches, reduce fever, and soothe coughs. Acupuncture is a Chinese ther- A pharmacy worker in Russia wears a respiratory mask while serving customers to protect herself from a flu epidemic in 1999. (Reproduced by permission of AP/Wide World Photos) 430 Sick! Diseases and Disorders, Injuries and Infections apy that uses fine needles to pierce the body; acupressure involves applying pressure to certain points in the body.
Diseases and Disorders, Injuries and Infections Throat culture: A sample of tissue taken from a person’s throat for analysis. The culture is often taken by swiping a cotton swab across the back of the throat. wor ds to know Thrombolytic: Capable of dissolving a blood clot. Thrombosis: The formation of a blood clot. Thyroid: An organ that controls a number of important bodily functions. Tic: A muscular contraction or vocal sound over which a patient has very little control. Tinea capitis: Scalp ringworm; a fungal infection of the scalp.
X X rays: A kind of high-energy radiation that can be used to take pictures of the inside of the body, to diagnose cancer, or to kill cancer cells. Vo l u m e T h r e e xliii Research and Activity Ideas The following research and activity ideas are intended to offer suggestions for complementing science and health curricula, to trigger additional ideas for enhancing learning, and to suggest cross-disciplinary projects for library and classroom use. Disease graph: Different environments create different opportunities for diseases to spread.