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John Smith
Answered: Jul 15, 2020
Transcellular fluid, separated from other compartments by both endothelial and epithelial barriers, constitute about 4% of total body water-total body water (tbw) is distributed within the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 15, 2020
Ventilation-perfusion lung scan, or spiral ct scan of the chest -the clinical picture is that of a pulmonary embolus. although pulmonary angiogram is the gold standard diagnostic test, confirmation...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 15, 2020
Colonoscopy-iron deficiency anemia in the adult is always due to chronic blood loss, and the source is obvious in this vignette: the gastrointestinal tract. in turn, the most likely site, in the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 15, 2020
Controlled diabetes mellitus.-controlled diabetes mellitus has been shown repeatedly not to be associated with increased likelihood of incisional infection provided one avoids operations on body...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 15, 2020
Glutamine appears to be of primary benefit in critical illness-glutamine is the most studied gut-specific nutrient. glutamine has been classified as a nonessential or nutritionally dispensable amino...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 15, 2020
Mitral valve annuloplasty -the physical findings are classic for mitral valve insufficiency. whenever possible, repair of the native mitral valve is preferable to replacement. the way to repair an...Read More

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John Adney
Answered: Oct 04, 2017
Adventitious lung sounds are abnormal sounds that are heard when auscultating a patient's lungs and airways. These sounds include abnormal sounds such as fine and coarse crackles (crackles are...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 15, 2020
Higher grades of encephalopathy are associated with a worse prognosis-the diagnosis of acute (fulminant) hepatic failure is based on the development of encephalopathy within eight weeks of the onset...Read More

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Bobby Rickets, Content Reviewer
Answered: Jun 24, 2019
The actual fact about bones in the body is that, they are joined together by materials like ligaments, cartilage and tissue to form joints in various parts of the body. Ligament, which is a band...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 15, 2020
After processing is complete, the mrna is exported from the nucleus to the cytoplasm-transcription of a gene begins at an initiation site associated with a specific dna sequence, termed a promoter...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 15, 2020
Urgent surgical intervention-the clinical picture is that of a strangulated inguinal hernia. if he only had the tender mass without signs of intestinal obstruction, he might have omentum trapped. if...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 15, 2020
Tension pneumothorax caused by lung punctured by broken ribs -although we typically associate tension pneumothorax with penetrating chest wounds, a blunt injury can produce lung puncture, as the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 15, 2020
An important component of the preoperative evaluation in patients with presumed insulinoma involves confirming elevated c-peptide or proinsulin levels and screening for anti-insulin...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 15, 2020
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