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  • 1 acute — adjective (acuter; acutest) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin acutus, past participle of acuere to sharpen, from acus needle; akin to Latin acer sharp more at edge Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) characterized by sh …

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  • 2 Acute pancreatitis — (acute pancreatic necrosis) Classification and external resources Pancreas ICD 10 K …

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  • 3 Acute lung injury — (ALI) is a diffuse heterogeneous lung injury characterized by hypoxemia, non cardiogenic pulmonary edema, low lung compliance and widespread capillary leakage. ALI is caused by any stimulus of local or systemic inflammation, principally sepsis.… …

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  • 4 acute respiratory distress syndrome — n ADULT RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME * * * (ARDS) fulminant pulmonary interstitial and alveolar edema, which usually develops within a few days after an initiating trauma; it is thought to result from alveolar injury that has led to increased… …

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  • 5 distress — [di stres′] vt. [ME distressen < OFr destrecier, orig., to constrain (to do something) < destrece, constraint < ML destrescia < L districtus, pp. of distringere: see DISTRAIN] 1. to cause sorrow, misery, or suffering to; pain 2. to… …

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  • 6 Acute hormonal imbalance — is a term attributed to women suffering from an excessive production of one hormone. It is a temporary condition and treatable, although one that can cause the sufferer great distress, particularly if undiagnosed.Physical side effects can range… …

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  • 7 Acute respiratory distress syndrome — ICD9|518.82 ICDO = Caption = Chest x ray of patient with ARDS OMIM = MedlinePlus = 000103 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 70 DiseasesDB = 892 MeshID = D012128 Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), also known as respiratory distress… …

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  • 8 Distress In cancer caregiving — An informal or primary caregiver is an individual in a cancer patient’s life that provides unpaid assistance and cancer related care [1]. Due to the typically late onset of cancer, caregivers are often the spouses and/or children of patients, but …

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  • 9 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 J80 Atemnotsyndrom des Erwachsenen [ARDS] …

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  • 10 distress — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ acute, considerable, deep, extreme, great, immense (BrE), severe, significant ▪ genuine, real …

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  • 11 Acute Lung Injury — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 J80 Atemnotsyndrom des Erwachsenen [ARDS] …

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  • 12 distress — distressingly, adv. /di stres /, n. 1. great pain, anxiety, or sorrow; acute physical or mental suffering; affliction; trouble. 2. a state of extreme necessity or misfortune. 3. the state of a ship or airplane requiring immediate assistance, as… …

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  • 13 distress — dis|tress1 [dıˈstres] n [U] [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: destresse, from Latin districtus, past participle of distringere to pull apart, prevent from acting or leaving ] 1.) a feeling of extreme unhappiness ▪ Luke s behaviour caused… …

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  • 14 distress — 1 noun (U) 1 EXTREME WORRY a feeling of extreme worry and unhappiness: Luke s destructive behaviour caused his parents great distress. | in distress: The girl was crying and clearly in distress. 2 PAIN formal great physical pain 3 LACK OF… …

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  • 15 Acute epiglottitis — A very rapidly progressive infection causing inflammation of the epiglottis (the flap that covers the trachea) and tissues around the epiglottis that may lead to abrupt blockage of the upper airway and death. The infection is usually caused by… …

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  • 16 distress — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. discomfort, pain; trouble, affliction, trial, privation, harassment, grief, anxiety; calamity, adversity. See poverty, difficulty. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Mental agony] Syn. worry, anxiety, perplexity …

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  • 17 acute interstitial pneumonia — the acute form of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, now thought to represent a sequel to the acute respiratory distress syndrome. Called also Hamman Rich syndrome …

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  • 18 acute — adj. Acute is used with these nouns: ↑agitation, ↑angle, ↑anxiety, ↑appendicitis, ↑asthma, ↑attack, ↑awareness, ↑case, ↑complication, ↑crisis, ↑danger, ↑ …

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  • 19 distress — /dəsˈtrɛs / (say duhs tres) noun 1. great pain, anxiety, or sorrow; acute suffering; affliction; trouble. 2. acute poverty. 3. physical exhaustion. 4. a state of extreme necessity. 5. the state of a ship requiring immediate assistance, as because …

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  • 20 acute respiratory failure — ARF a primary disorder of gaseous exchange (as distinct from failure of the mechanical process of breathing). The prototype of ARF is adult respiratory distress syndrome, but the term sometimes also refers to disruption of any other part of the… …

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