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Magill's Medical Guide / medical editors, Bryan C. Auday [and 3 others].

Auday, Bryan C., (editor.).

Summary:

A five volume set that covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781682176320
  • ISBN: 1682176320
  • Physical Description: 5 volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm.
  • Edition: Eighth edition.
  • Publisher: Ipswich, MA : EBSCO Information Services, Inc. ; [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Salem Press.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
VOLUME 1: Publisher's Note -- Editor's Introduction -- List of Contributors -- Abdomen -- Abdominal disorders -- Abortion -- Abscess drainage -- Abscesses -- Abuse of the elderly -- Abusive relationships -- Accidents -- Accountable care organizations (ACOs) -- Acetaminophen -- Achalasia -- Acid-base chemistry -- Acid reflux disease -- Acidosis -- Acne -- Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) -- Acupressure -- Acupuncture -- Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) -- Addiction -- Addison's disease -- Adenoid removal. See Tonsillectomy and adenoid removal -- Adenoids -- Adenoviruses -- Adipose tissue -- Adolescent sexuality -- Adrenal glands -- Adrenalectomy -- Adrenoleukodystrophy -- Advance directives -- Aerobics -- Aging -- Aging: Extended care -- Agnosia -- AIDS. See Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) -- Alcoholism -- Allergies -- Allied health -- Alopecia -- Alternative medicine -- Altitude sickness -- Alzheimer's disease -- Amebiasis -- Amenorrhea -- American Medical Association (AMA) -- Amnesia -- Amniocentesis -- Amniotic fluid -- Amphetamine -- Amputation -- Amylase -- Amyotrophic  lateral sclerosis (ALS) -- Anal cancer -- Analgesic -- Anatomy -- Anemia -- Anesthesia -- Anesthesiology -- Aneurysmectomy -- Aneurysms -- Angelman syndrome -- Angina -- Angiography -- Angioplasty -- Animal rights vs. research -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Anorexia nervosa -- Anosmia -- Anthrax -- Antianxiety drugs -- Antibiotic resistance -- Antibiotics -- Antibodies -- Anticoagulants -- Antidepressants -- Antihistamines -- Antihypertensives -- Anti-inflammatory drugs -- Antioxidants -- Antipsychotic drugs -- The Antivaccine Movement -- Anus -- Anxiety -- Aortic aneurysm -- Aortic stenosis -- Apgar score -- Aphasia and dysphasia -- Aphrodisiacs -- Apena -- Appendectomy -- Appendicitis -- Aromatherapy -- Arrhythmias -- Arteriosclerosis -- Arthritis -- Arthroplasty -- Arthroscopy -- Asbestos exposure -- Asperger syndrome -- Aspergillosis -- Asphyxiation -- Aspirin -- Assisted living facilities -- Assisted reproductive technologies -- Assisted suicide -- Asthma -- Astigmatism -- Astym therapy -- Ataxia -- Athlete's foot -- Atrial fibrillation -- Atrophy -- Attention-deficit disorder (ADD) -- Audiology -- Auras -- Auscultation -- Autism -- Autoimmune disorders -- Autopsy -- Avian influenza -- Babesiosis -- Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) -- Back disorders. See Back pain; Spinal cord disorders -- Back pain -- Bacterial infections -- Bacteriology -- Balance disorders -- Baldness. See Hair loss -- Bariatric surgery -- Basal cell carcinoma. See Skin cancer -- Batten's disease -- Bed-wetting -- Bedsores -- Behcet's disease -- Bell's palsy -- Benign prostatic hyperplasia. See Prostate enlargement -- Beriberi -- Bile -- Bilirubin -- Biofeedback -- Bioinformatics -- Biological therapies -- Biomarker -- Bionics and biotechnology -- Biopsy -- Biostatistics -- Biotechnology. See Bionics and biotechnology -- Bipolar disorders -- Birth. See Childbirth; Childbirth complications -- Birth defects -- Bites and stings -- Bladder cancer -- Bladder infections. See Urinary disorders -- Bladder removal -- Bladder stones. See Stone removal; Stones -- Bleeding -- Blepharoplasty. See Face lift and blepharoplasty -- Blindness -- Blindsight -- Blisters -- Blood and blood disorders -- Blood banks -- Blood poisoning. See Septicemia -- Blood pressure -- Blood testing -- Blood transfusion. See Transfusion -- Blood vessels -- Blue baby syndrome -- Blurred vision -- Body dysmorphic disorder -- Bonding -- Bone cancer -- Bone disorders -- Bone grafting -- Bone marrow -- Bone marrow transplantation -- Bones and the skeleton -- Botox -- Botulism -- Bowlegs -- Braces, orthodontic -- Braces, orthopedic -- Brain -- Brain banks -- Brain damage -- Brain death -- Brain disorders -- Brain tumors -- Breast biopsy -- Breast cancer -- Breast disorders -- Breast-feeding -- Breast surgery -- Breasts, female -- Bronchi -- Bronchiolitis -- Bronchitis -- Brucellosis -- Bruises -- Bulimia -- Bunions -- Burkitt's lymphoma -- Burns and scalds -- Bursitis -- Bypass surgery -- Caffeine -- Campylobacter infections -- Cancer -- Candidiasis -- Canker sores -- Capgras syndrome -- Carbohydrates -- Carcinogens -- Carcinoma -- Cardiac arrest -- Cardiac rehabilitation -- Cardiac surgery -- Cardiology -- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) -- Carotid arteries -- Carpal tunnel syndrome -- Carticel -- Casts and splints -- CAT scans. See Computed tomography (CT) scanning -- Cataract surgery -- Cataracts -- Catheterization -- Cavities -- Celiac sprue -- Cells -- Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) -- Cerebral Palsy -- Cervical, ovarian, and uterine cancers -- Cervical procedures -- Cesarean section -- Chagas' disease -- Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease -- Chemotherapy -- Chest -- Chest pain. See Angina; Heart attack; Pain -- Chiari malformations -- Chickenpox -- Childbirth -- Childbirth complications -- Childhood infectious diseases -- Chiropractic -- Chlamydia -- Choking -- Cholecystectomy -- Cholecystitis -- Cholera -- Cholesterol -- Chorionic villus sampling -- Chromosomal abnormalities. See Birth defects; Genetic diseases -- Chronic fatigue syndrome -- Chronic granulomatous disease -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) -- Chronic wasting disease (CWD) -- Chyme -- Circulation -- Circumcision, female and genital mutilation -- Circumcision, male -- Cirrhosis -- Claudication -- Cleft lip and palate -- Cleft lip and palate repair -- Clinical trials -- Clinics -- Cloning -- Clostridium difficile (C. diff.) -- Club drugs --  Cluster headaches -- Coccidioidomycosis -- Cockayne disease -- Cognitive development -- Cognitive enhancement -- Cold agglutinin disease -- Cold sores -- Colic -- Colitis -- Collagen -- Collodion baby -- Colon -- Colon therapy -- Colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy -- Color blindness -- Colorectal cancer -- Colorectal Polyp removal -- Colorectal surgery -- Coma. See Minimally conscious state -- Common cold -- Computer tomography (CT) scanning -- Conception / VOLUME 2: Concussion -- Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- Congenital disorders -- Congenital heart disease -- Congenital hypothyroidism -- Congestive heart failure. See Heart failure -- Conjunctivitis -- Connective tissue -- Constipation -- Contraception -- Contracture -- Corneal transplantation -- Cornelia de Lange syndrome -- Corns and calluses -- Coronary artery bypass graft -- Coronaviruses --  Corticosteroids -- Cosmetic surgery. See Plastic surgery -- Coughing -- Craniosynostosis -- Craniotomy -- Cretinism. See Congenital hypothyroidism -- Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) -- CRISPR (Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats) -- Critical care -- Crohn's disease -- Crossed eyes. See Strabismus -- Croup -- Crowns and bridges -- Cryosurgery -- CT scanning. See Computered tomography (CT) scanning -- Culdocentesis -- Cushing's syndrome -- Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita -- Cyanosis -- Cyst removal -- Cystic fibrosis -- Cystitis -- Cystoscopy -- Cysts -- Cytology -- Cytomegalovirus (CMV) -- Cytopahtology -- Deafness -- Death and dying -- Decongestants -- Deep brain stimulation -- Deep vein thrombosis -- Defibrillation -- Dehydration -- Delirium -- Dementias -- Dengue fever -- Dental diseases -- Dentistry -- Dentures -- Department of Health and Human Services -- Depression -- Dermatitis -- Dermatology -- Dermatomyositis -- Dermatopathology -- Developmental disorders -- Developmental stages -- Diabetes mellitus -- Diabetic nephropathy --Diabetic Neuropathy -- Diagnosis -- Dialysis -- Diaphragm -- Diarrhea and dysentery -- Diet. See Nutrition -- Dietary deficiencies. See Malnutrition; Nutrition; Vitamins and minerals -- Dietary reference intakes (DRIs) -- DiGeorge syndrome -- Digestion -- Diphtheria -- Dirofilaria immitis -- Disease -- Disk removal -- Dislocation. See Fracture and dislocation -- Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) -- Diuretics -- Diverticulitis and diverticulosis -- Dizziness and fainting -- Down syndrome -- Drowning -- Drug addiction. See Addiction -- Dry eye -- Dwarfism -- Dysentery. See Diarrhea and dysentery - Dysarthria -- Dyskinesia -- Dyslexia -- Dysmenorrhea -- Dysphasia. See Aphasia and dysphasia -- Dysphgia -- Dystonia -- E. coli infection -- Ear infection and disorders -- Ear, nose, and throat medicine. See Otorhinolaryngology -- Ear surgery -- Ears -- Earwax -- Eating disorders -- Ebola virus -- ECG or EKG. See Electrocardiography (ECG or EKG) - Echocardiography -- Eclampsia. See Preeclampsia and eclampsia -- Ectopic pregnancy -- Eczema -- Edema -- EEG. See Electroencephalography (EEG) -- Ehrlichiosis -- Electrical shock -- Electrocardiography (ECG or EKG) -- Electrocauterization -- Electroencephalography (EEG) -- Electrolytes. See Fluids and electrolytes -- Electrolysis -- Electromyography -- Electronic prescribing -- Elephantiasis -- Embolism -- Embolization -- Embryology -- Emergency medicine -- Emergency rooms -- Emerging infectious diseases -- Emphysema -- Enamel -- Encephalitis -- End-stage renal disease -- Endarterectomy -- Endocarditis -- Endocrine disorders -- Endocrine glands -- Endocrinology -- Endocrinology, pediatric -- Endodontic disease -- Endometrial biopsy -- Endometriosis -- Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) -- Endoscopy -- Enemas -- Enterocolitis -- Enterociruses -- Enuresis. See Bed-wetting -- Environmental diseases -- Enzyme therapy -- Epidemics and pandemics -- Epidemiology -- Epidermal nevus syndromes -- Epiglottitis -- Epilepsy -- Episiotomy -- Epstein-Barr virus -- Equine therapy -- Erectile dysfunction -- Ergogenic aids -- Esophageal cancer. See Mouth and throat cancer -- Esophagus -- Estrogen replacement therapy. See Hormone therapy -- Essentials nutrients -- Ethics -- Euthanasia -- Ewing's sarcoma - Exercise physiology -- Extended care for the aging. See Aging: Extended care -- Extended care for the terminally ill. See Terminally ill: Extended care -- Extremities. See Feet; Foot disorders; Lower extremities; Upper extremities -- Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) -- Eye infections and disorders -- Eye surgery -- Eyes -- Face life and blepharoplasty -- Facial palsy. See Bell's palsy -- Facial transplantation -- Factitious disorders -- Failure to thrive -- Fainting. See Dizziness and fainting -- Fallopian tube -- Family-centered care -- Family medicine -- Fascia -- Fasting -- Fatigue -- Fatty acid -- Fatty acid oxidation disorders -- Fecal bacteriotherapy -- Feet -- Fetal alcohol syndrome -- Fetal surgery -- Fetal tissue transplantation -- Fetus -- Fever -- Fiber -- Fibrocystic breast condition -- Fibromyalgia -- Fifth disease -- Fingernail removal. See Nail removal -- First aid -- First responder -- Fistula repair -- Flat feet -- Flexability -- Fluids and electrolytes -- Fluoride treatments -- Fluoroscopy. See Imaging and radiology -- Folate deficiency -- Food allergies -- Food and Drug Administration (FDA) -- Food Biochemistry -- Food guide plate -- Food poisoning -- Foot disorders -- Forensic pathology -- Fracture and dislocation -- Fracture repair -- Fragile X syndrome -- Frontal lobe syndrome -- Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) -- Frostbite -- Fructosemia -- Functional magnetic imaging (fMRI) -- Fungal infections -- Galactorrhea -- Galactosemia -- Gallbladder -- Gallbladder cancer -- Gallbladder diseases -- Gallbladder removal. See Cholecystectomy -- Gallstones. See Gallbladder diseases; Stone removal; Stones -- Gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) -- Ganglion removal -- Ganglions. See cysts; Ganglion removal -- Gangrene -- Gastrectomy -- Gastric bypass. See Bariatric surgery -- Gastritis. See Abdominal disorders; Gastroenteritis; Gastrointestinal disorders -- Gastroenteritis -- Gastroenterology -- Gastrointestinal disorders -- Gastrointestinal system -- Gastrostomy -- Gaucher's disease -- Gender dysphoria -- Gender reassignment surgery -- Gene therapy -- Genetic counseling -- Genetic diseases -- Genetic engineering -- Genetic imprinting -- Genetic sequencing. See Genomics -- Genetics and inheritance -- Genital disorders, female -- Genital disorders, male -- Genomics -- Geriatric assessment -- Geriatrics and gerontology -- Gestational diabetes -- Giardiasis -- Giantism -- Gingivitis -- Glands -- Glasgow coma scale -- Glaucoma -- Glomerulonephritis. See Nephritis -- Glioma -- Glucagon -- Glucose tolerance test -- Gluten -- Gluten intolerance -- Glycerol -- Glycogen storage diseases -- Glycolysis -- Goiter -- Gonorrhea -- Gout -- Grafts and grafting -- Gram staining -- Growth -- Guillain-Barre syndrome -- Gulf War syndrome -- Gum disease -- Gynecology -- Gynecomastia -- Hair -- Hair transplantation -- Entries by Anatomy or System Affected -- Entries by Specialties and Related Fields / VOLUME 3: Hammertoe correction -- Hammertoes -- Hand-foot-and-mouth disease -- Hand hygiene compliance -- Hantavirus -- Harelip. See Cleft lip and palate -- Hasimoto's thyroditis -- Havening touch -- Hay fever -- Head and neck disorders -- Headaches -- Healing -- Health -- Health care proxy -- Health care reform -- Health information: access and utilization -- Health impact of sugar -- Health maintenance organizations (HMOs) -- Hearing -- Hearing aids -- Hearing loss -- Hearing tests -- Heart -- Heart attack -- Heart disease -- Heart failure -- Heart transplantation -- Heart valve replacement -- Heat exhaustion and heatstroke -- Heel spur removal -- Heimlich maneuver -- Hemangioma -- Hematocrit -- Hematology -- Hematomas -- Hematuria -- Hemiplegia -- Hemochromatosis -- Hemoglobin -- Hemolysis -- Hemolytic disease of the newborn -- Hemolytic uremic syndrome -- Hemophilia -- Hemorrhage. See Bleeding -- Hemorrhoid banding and removal -- Hemorrhoids -- Hepatitis -- Herbal medicine -- Herd immunity -- Hermaphroditism and pseudohermaphroditism -- Hernia -- Hernia repair -- Herniated disk. See Slipped disk -- Herpes -- Hiccups -- Hip fracture repair -- Hip replacement -- Hippocampus -- Hippocratic oath -- Hirschsprung's disease -- Histiocytosis -- Histology -- HIV. See Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) -- Hives -- Hodgkin's disease -- Home care -- Homeopathy - H 1 N 1 influenza -- Hormone therapy -- Hormones -- Hospice -- Hospital readmission -- Host-defense mechanisms -- Human Genome Project. See Genomics -- Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) -- Human papillomavirus (HPV) -- Human respiratory system -- Huntington's disease -- Hyaluronic acid injections -- Hydroceles -- Hydrocephalus -- Hydrotherapy -- Hyperadiposis -- Hyperbaric chamber -- Hyperbaric oxygen therapy -- Hypercholesterolemia -- Hyperhidrosis -- Hyperlipodemia -- Hyperparsthyroidism and hypoparathyroidism -- Hyperplasia -- Hypertension -- Hyperthermia and hypothermia -- Hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism -- Hypertrophy -- Hyperventilation -- Hypnosis -- Hypochondriasis -- Hypoglycemia -- Hypoparathyroidism. See Hyperparsthyroidism and hypoparathyroidism -- Hypogonadism -- Hypokalemia -- Hypospadias repair and urethroplasty -- Hypotension -- Hypothalamus -- Hypothermia. See Hyperthermia and hypothermia -- Hypothyroidism. See Congenital hypothyroidism -- Hypoxia -- Hysterectomy -- Iatrogenic disorders -- Ileostomy and colostomy -- Imaging and radiology -- Immune system -- Immunization and vaccination -- Immunodeficiency disorders -- Immunopathology -- Impetigo -- Impotence. See Sexual dysfunction -- In vitro fertilization -- Incontinence -- Infarction -- Infarction, myocardial. See Heart attack -- Infection -- Infection control -- Infertility, female -- Infertility, male -- Inflammation -- Influenza -- Informed consent -- Insect-borne diseases -- Insomnia. See Sleep disorders -- The Institute of Medicine -- Intensive care. See Critical care -- Insulin -- Insulin-like growth factors -- Integrative medicine -- Intellectual disability -- Intensive care unit (ICU) -- Internal medicine -- Internet medicine -- Interpartner violence -- Interstitial pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) -- Intestinal cancer. See Stomach, intestinal, and pancreatic cancers -- Intestinal disorders -- Intestines -- Intoxication. See Alcoholism; poisoning -- Intravenous (IV) therapy -- Intraventricular hemorrhage -- Invasive tests -- Irritable bowl syndrome (IBS) -- Ischemia -- Jaundice -- Jaw wiring -- Joint diseases. See Arthritis -- Joint replacement. See Arthroplasty; Hip replacement -- Joints -- Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis -- Kaposi's sarcoma -- Karyotyping -- Kawasaki disease -- Keratitis -- Ketogenic diet -- Kidney cancer -- Kidney disorders -- Kidney removal. See Nephrectomy -- Kidney stones. See Kidney disorders; Stone removal; Stones -- Kidney transplantation -- Kidneys -- Kinesiology -- Klinefelter syndrome -- Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome -- Kluver-Bucy syndrome -- Knee -- Kneecap removal -- Knock-knees -- Korsakoff's syndrome -- Kwashiorkor -- Kyphosis -- Laboratory tests -- Laceration repair -- Lactose intolerance - Laminectomy and spinal fusion -- Laparoscopy -- Laryngectomy -- Laryngitis -- Laser use in surgery -- Law and medicine -- Lead poisoning -- Leaky gut syndrome -- Learning disabilities -- Legionnaire's disease -- Leishmaniasis -- Leprosy -- Leptin -- Leptospirosis -- Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) -- Lesions -- Leukemia -- Leukodystrophy -- Lice, mites, and ticks -- Ligaments -- Light therapy -- Lipids - Liposuction -- Lisping -- Listeria infections -- Lithotripsy -- Liver, Liver cancer -- Liver disorders -- Liver transplantation -- Local anesthesia -- Lockjaw. See Tetanus -- Lou Gehrig's disease. See Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Longevity -- Lower extremities -- Lumbar puncture -- Lumpectomy. See Mastectomy and lumpectomy -- Lumps, breast. See Breast cancer; Breast disorders; Breast, female -- Lung cancer -- Lung diseases. See Pulmonary diseases -- Lung surgery -- Lungs -- Lupus. See Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) -- Lyme disease -- Lymph -- Lymphadenopathy and lymphoma -- Lymphatic disorders. See Lymphadenopathy and lymphoma -- Lymphatic system -- Lymphoma. SeeLymphadenopathy and lymphoma -- Macronutrients -- Macular degeneration -- Magnetic field therapy -- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) -- Malabsorption -- Malaria -- Malignancy and metastasis -- Malnutrition -- Mammography -- Managed care -- Manic-depressive disorder. See Bipolar disorders -- Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) -- Marburg virus -- Marfan syndrome -- Marijuana -- Massage -- Mastectomy and lumpectomy -- Mastitis -- Masturbation -- Measles -- Meckel's diverticulum -- Medical home -- Medical microbiology -- Medicare -- Meditation -- Melanoma -- Melatonin -- Memory erasure -- Memory loss -- Meniere's disease -- Meningitis -- Menopause -- Menorrhagia -- Men's health -- Menstruation -- Mental hygiene -- Mental illness. See Psychiatric disorders; specific diseases -- Mental status exam -- Mercury poisoning -- Mesenchymal stem cell -- Mesothelioma -- Metabolic disorders -- Metabolic syndrome -- Metabolism -- Metastasis. See Cancer; Malignancy and metastasis -- Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections -- Microbiology -- Microscopy -- Microscopy, slitlamp -- Minimally conscious state -- Mirror neurons -- Miscarriage -- Mites. See Bites and stings; Lice, mites, and ticks; Parasitic diseases -- Mitral valve prolapse -- Mold and mildew -- Moles -- Monkeypox -- Mononucleosis -- Morgellons disease -- Mosquito bites. See Bites and stings; Insect-borne diseases -- Motion sickness -- Motor neuron diseases -- Motor skill development -- Mouth and throat cancer -- MRI. See Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) -- Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) -- Multiple births -- Multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome -- Multiple sclerosis -- Mumps -- Munchausen syndrome by proxy -- Muscle sprains, spasms, and disorders -- Muscles -- Muscular dystrophy -- Mutation -- Myasthenia gravis -- Myocardial infarction. See Heart attack -- Myoglobin -- Myomectomy -- Myopia -- Myringotomy -- Nail removal -- Nails -- Narcolepsy -- Narcotics -- Entries by Anatomy or system affected -- Entries by Specialties and related fields / VOLUME 4: Nasal polyp removal -- Nasopharyngeal disorders -- National Cancer Institute (NCI) -- National Institutes of Health (NIH) -- Nausea and vomiting -- Neck injuries and disorders. See Head and neck disorders -- Necrosis -- Neonatal brachial plexus palsy -- Neonatology -- Nephrectomy -- Nephritis -- Nephrology -- Nervous system -- Neuralgia, neuritis, and neuropathy -- Neuroethics -- Neurofibromatosis -- Neuroimaging -- Neurology -- Neurology, pediatric -- Neuropsychology -- Neurorehabilitation -- Neuroscience -- Neurosis -- Neurosurgery -- Neutrophil -- Niacin -- Nicotine -- Niemann-Pick disease -- Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) -- Noninvasive tests -- Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) -- Norovirus -- Nuclear medicine -- Nuclear radiology -- Numbness and tingling -- Nursing -- Nutrition -- Obesity -- Obesity, childhood -- Obsessive-compulsive disorder -- Obstetrics -- Occupational health -- Oncology -- Ophthalmology -- Opportunistic infections -- Optometry -- Oral and maxillofacial surgery -- Orchiectomy -- Orchitis -- Organs. See Systems and organs -- Orthodontics -- Orthopedic braces. See Braces, orthopedic -- Orthopedic surgery -- Orthopedics -- Orthorexia nervosa -- Osgood-Schlatter disease -- Osteoarthritis -- Osteochondritis juvenilis -- Osteoclast -- Osteogenesis imperfecta -- Osteomyelitis -- Osteonecrosis -- Osteopathic medicine -- Osteopetrosis -- Osteoporosis -- Otoplasty -- Otorhinolaryngology -- Ovarian cancer. See Cervical, ovarian, and uterine cancers -- Ovarian cysts -- Ovaries -- Over-the-counter medications -- Overtraining syndrome -- Oxygen therapy -- Oxytocin -- Pacemaker implantation -- Paget's disease -- Pain -- Pain management -- Palliative care -- Palliative medicine -- Palpitations -- Palsy -- Pancreas -- Pancreatic cancer. See Stomach, intestinal, and and pancreatic cancers -- Pancreatitis -- Panic attacks. See Anxiety -- Pap test -- Paralysis -- Paramedics -- Paranoia -- Paraplegia -- Parasitic diseases -- Parathyroidectomy -- Parkinson's disease -- Pattellofemoral pain syndrome -- Patent ducktus arteriosus -- Pathology -- Patient-centered medical home -- Pediatrics -- Pellagra -- Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) -- Penile implant surgery -- Peptic ulcers. See Ulcers -- Perinatology -- Peridontal surgery -- Periodontitis -- Peristalsis -- Peritonitis --  Pertussis. See Whooping cough -- PET scanning. See Positron emission tomography (PET) scanning -- Pharmacology -- Pharyngitis -- Pharynx -- Phenylketonuria (PKU) -- Phlebitis -- Phlebotomy -- Phobias -- Phrenology -- Physical examinations -- Physical rehabilitation -- Physician assistants -- Physiology -- Phytochemicals -- Pick's disease -- PID. See Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) -- Pigeon toes -- Pigmentation -- Pimples. See Acne -- Pinworms -- Pituitary gland -- Pityriasis alba -- Pityriasis rosea -- PKU. See Phenylketonuria (PKU) -- Placenta -- Plague -- Plaque, arterial -- Plaque, dental -- Plasma -- Plastic surgery -- Pleurisy -- Pneumocystis jirovecii -- Pneumonia -- Pneumothorax -- Podiatry -- Poisoning -- Poliomyelitis -- Polycystic kidney disease -- Polycystic ovary syndrome -- Polydactyly and syndactyly -- Polyp removal. See Colorectal polyp removal; Nasal polyp removal -- Polymyalgia rheumatica -- Polymyositis -- Polyps -- Porphyria -- Positron emission tomography (PET) scanning -- Postherpetic neuralgia -- Postpartum depression -- Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) -- Prader-Willi syndrome -- Precocious puberty -- Preeclampsia and eclampsia -- Pregnancy and gestation -- Pregnancy test -- Premature birth -- Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) -- Presbyopia -- Preventive medicine -- Primary care -- Prion diseases -- Proctology -- Progeria -- Prognosis -- Prostate cancer -- Prostate enlargement -- Prostate gland -- Prostate gland removal -- Prostheses -- Protein -- Proteinuria -- Proteomics -- Protozoan diseases -- Psoriasis -- Psychiatric disorders -- Psychiatry -- Psychiatry, child and adolescent -- Psychiatry, geriatric -- Psychoanalysis -- Psychosis -- Psychosomatic disorders -- Pterygium/Pinguecula -- Ptosis -- Puberty and adolescence -- Public health. See Occupational health -- Pulmonary heart disease -- Pulmonary diseases -- Pulmonary edema -- Pulmonary hypertension -- Pulmonary medicine -- Pulse pressure -- Pulse rate -- Pyelonephritis -- Pyloric stenosis -- Quadriplegia -- Quinsy -- Rabies -- Radiation sickness -- Radiation therapy -- Radiculopathy -- Radiology. See Imaging and radiology; Nuclear radiology -- Radiopharmaceuticals -- Rape and sexual assault -- Reconstructive surgery. See Plastic surgery -- Rectal polyp removal. See Colorectal polyp removal -- Rectal surgery. See Colorectal surgery -- Raynaud's Phenomenon -- Recreational therapy -- Rectum -- Reflexes, primitive -- Refractive eye surgery -- Reiter's syndrome -- Relaxation -- Reminiscence therapy -- Renal failure -- Reproductive system -- Research vs. animal rights. See Animal rights vs. research -- Respiration -- Respiratory diseases. See Pulmonary diseases; Respiration; specific diseases -- Respiratory distress syndrome -- Restless legs syndrome -- Resuscitation -- Retina -- Retinal detachment -- Retroviruses -- Reye's syndrome -- Rh factor -- Rheumatic fever -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Rheumatology -- Rhinitis -- Rhinoplasty and submucous resection -- Rhinovirses -- Rickets -- Ringworm -- Rocky Mountain spotted fever -- Root canal treatment -- Rosacea -- Roseola -- Rotator cuff surgery -- Rotavirus -- Roundworms -- Rubella -- Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome -- Safety issues for children -- Safety issues for the elderly -- Salmonella infection -- Sarcoidosis -- Sarcoma -- SARS. See Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) -- Scabies -- Scalds. See Burns and scalds -- Scarlett fever -- Schistosomiasis -- Schizophrenia -- Sciatica -- SCID. See Severe combines immunodeficiency syndrome (SCID) -- Scleroderma -- Scoliosis -- Scope of practice -- Screening -- Scurvy -- Seasonal affective disorder -- Seizures -- Self-medication -- Seman -- Sense organs -- Separation anxiety -- Septicemia -- Serology -- Serotonin -- Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) -- Sexual differentiation -- Sexual dysfunction -- Sexual reassignment -- Sexuality -- Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) -- Shaking. See Tremors -- Shigellosis -- Shingles -- Shock -- Shock therapy -- Shunts -- Sickle cell disease -- SIDS. See Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) -- Signs and symptoms -- Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) -- Sinusitis -- Sjogren's syndrome -- Skeletal disorders and diseases. See Bone disorders -- Skin -- Skin cancer -- Skin disorders -- Skin grafting. See Grafts and grafting -- Entries by Anatomy or System Affected -- Entries by Specialties and Related Fields / VOLUME 5: Skin lesion removal -- Sleep -- Sleep apnea -- Sleep disorders -- Sleeping sickness -- Sleepwalking -- Slipped disk -- Small intestine -- Smallpox -- Smell -- Smoking -- Snakebites -- Sodium -- Soiling -- Solution-focused brief therapy -- Sore throat -- Speech disorders -- Sperm banks -- Sphincterectomy -- Spider bites. See Bites and stings -- Spina Bifida -- Spinal cord disorders -- Spinal fusion. See Laminectomy and spinal fusion -- Spinal tap. See Lumbar puncture -- Spine, vertebrae, and disks -- Spinocerebellar ataxia -- Splenectomy -- Split-brain -- Spondylitis -- Sports medicine -- Sprains. See Muscle sprains, spasms, and disorders -- Squamous cell carcinoma. See Skin cancer -- Staphylococcal infections -- Statins -- Stem cells -- Stenosis -- Stents -- Sterilization -- Steroid abuse -- Steroids -- Stevens-Johnson syndrome -- Stillbirth -- Stings. See Bites and stings -- Stomach, intestinal, and pancreatic cancers -- Stomach removal. See Gastrectomy -- Stone removal -- Stones -- Strabismus -- Strength training -- Streptococcal infections -- Stress -- Stress reduction -- Strokes -- Sturge-Weber syndrome -- Stuttering -- Styes -- Subdural hematoma -- Substance abuse -- Successful aging -- Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) -- Suffocation. See Asphyxiation -- Suicide -- Supplements -- Surgery, general -- Surgery, pediatric -- Surgical procedures -- Surgical technologists -- Sweating -- Sympathectomy -- Syndrome -- Synesthesia -- Syphilis -- Systematic lupus erythematosus (SLE) -- Systematic sclerosis -- Systems and organs -- Tapeworms -- Tardive dyskinesia -- Taste -- Tattoo removal -- Tattoos and body piercing -- Tay-Sachs disease -- Tears and tear ducts -- Teeth -- Teething -- Telemedicine. See Internet medicine -- Telehealth nursing -- Temporal arteritis -- Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome -- Tendinitis -- Tendon disorders -- Tendon repair -- Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) -- Teratogens -- Terminally ill: Extended care -- Testicles, undescended -- Testicular cancer -- Testicular surgery -- Testicular torsion -- Tests. See Invasive tests; Laboratory tests; Noninvasive tests -- Testosterone -- Tetanus -- Thalassemia -- Thalidomide -- Thoracic surgery -- Throat. See Esophagus; Pharynx -- Throat, sore. See Sore throat -- Thrombocytopenia -- Thrombolytic therapy and TPA -- Thrombosis and thrombus -- Thumb sucking -- Thymus gland -- Thyroid disorders -- Thyroid gland -- Thyroidectomy -- TIAs. See Transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) -- Ticks. See Lice, mites, and ticks -- Tics -- Tingling. See Numbness and tingling -- Tinnitus -- Tiredness. See Fatigue -- Toenail removal. See Nail removal -- Tissue engineering -- Toilet training -- Tommy John surgery -- Tonsillectomy and adenoid removal -- Tonsillitis -- Tonsils -- Tooth decay. See Cavities -- Tooth extraction -- Torticollis -- Touch -- Tourette's syndrome -- Toxemia -- Toxic shock syndrome -- Toxicology -- Toxoplasmosis -- Trachea -- Tracheostomy -- Trachoma -- Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) -- Transfusion -- Transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) -- Transitional care -- Transplantation -- Traumatic brain injury -- Tremors -- Trichinosis -- Trichomoniasis -- Tubal ligation -- Tuberculosis -- Tularemia -- Tumor removal -- Tumors -- Turner syndrome -- Twins. See Multiple births -- Typhoid fever -- Typhus -- Ulcer surgery -- Ulcerative colitis -- Ulcers -- Ultrasonography -- Umbilical cord -- Undescended testicles. See Testicles, undescended -- Upper extremities -- Uremia -- Urethritis -- Urethroplasty. See Hypospadias repair and urethroplasty -- Urinalysis -- Urinary disorders -- Urinary system -- Urology -- Uterine cancer. See Cervical, ovarian, and uterine cancers -- Uterus -- Vaccination. See immunization and vaccination -- Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) -- Vagotomy -- Vagus nerve -- Varicose vein removal -- Varicose veins -- Vas deferens -- Vascular medicine -- Vascular system -- Vasculitis -- Vasectomy -- Venereal diseases. See Sexuality transmitted diseases (STDs) -- Vasopressin -- Venous insufficiency -- Vertigo -- Viral hemorrhagic fevers -- Viral infections -- Virtual imaging -- Vision -- Vision correction. See Refractive eye surgery -- Vision disorders -- Vitamin D deficiency -- Vitamins -- Vitamins and minerals -- Vitiligo -- Voice and vocal cord disorders -- Vomiting. See Nausea and vomiting -- Von Willebrand's disease -- Walking -- Weaning -- Weight loss and gain -- Weight loss medications -- Well-baby examinations -- Wernicke's aphasia -- Whiplash -- Whooping cough -- Wilms tumor -- Williams syndrome -- Wilson's disease -- Wisdom teeth -- Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome -- Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome -- World Health Organization -- Wounds -- X rays. See Imaging and radiology -- Xenotransplantation -- Yeast infections. See Candidiasis -- Yellow fever -- Yoga -- Zoonoses -- Glossary -- Symptoms and Warning Signs -- Diseases and Other Medical Conditions -- Pharmaceutical List -- Types of Health Care Providers -- General Bibliography -- Resources -- Entries by Anatomy or System Affected -- Entries by Specialties and Related Fields -- Index.


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