Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month
Days to Note:
Word of the Day
Medical Term of the Day
Throughout the history of America, people have used mind
altering drugs; some of which are socially acceptable, while
others are outlawed because of their toxic, and intoxicating,
characteristics. These classifications have shifted throughout
history, and will continue to change. This exhibition explores
the factors that have shaped the changing definitions of some
of our most potent drugs, from medical miracle to social menace.
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Carotid Artery Disease
CI Chemically Induced
CF Cerebrospinal Fluid
DH Diet Therapy
DT Drug Therapy
PC Prevention and Control
RI Radionuclide Imaging
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- Name of pathology
- Other names known as
- Clinical signs and symptoms
- Description of Exam (Patient position, transducer, overview of protocol)
- Ultrasound Appearance
- Differential Diagnosis
- Explanation of items on presentation board
- Brief Question and Answer
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