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2011-02-28 06:31:08


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  1. Diuretic
    a drug or other substance tending to promote the formation and excretion of urine
  2. Divergence
    a separation of or movements of objects away from each other, as in the simultaneous turning of the eyes outward
  3. Diverticulitis
    inflammation of one or more of the diverticula. The penetration or collection of faecal matter through the thin-walled diverticula which causes inflammation and abscess formation in the tissues surrounding the colon
  4. Endone
    semisynthetic narcotic analgesia used to treat moderate to severe pain
  5. Endotracheal Intubation
    the management of the patient with an airway catheter inserted through the mouth or nose into the trachea
  6. Epidural
    a type of anaesthesia block in which a local anaesthetic is injected into the epidural space surrounding the dural membrane which contains cerebrospinal fluid and spinal nerves
  7. ERCP
    an endoscopic test that provides radiographic visualisation of the bile and pancreatic ducts
  8. Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL)
    use of vibrations of powerful sound waves to break up calculi in the urinary tract or gall bladder
  9. Excoriation
    an injury to a surface of the body caused by trauma, such as scratching, abrasion, or a chemical or thermal burn
  10. Fistula
    an abnormal passage from an internal organ to the body surface or between two internal organs