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Supraspinal analgesia

Before venturing into the supraspinal analgesia, it is important to understand the morphology of the subarachnoid space in the central nervous system. The subarchnoid space is indefinite as it not only encloses the brain as well as the spine. Therefore when a supraspinal analgesia is injected in the spine fluid, …

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Parenteral analgesia

The parenteral analgesia refers to the route intravenous route of administration of the its medication. In this methods the pain relieving medication is injected into the mucus membrane of the veins. In certain cases nutrition is also provided by the method of parenteral  analgesia administration. The other ways of introducing …

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Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is sometimes called “the silent killer” because it is often symptomless and, when, untreated, can lead to heart disease and strokes, the leading killers of both men and women in United States. Untreated, it can also affect the brain and eyes and cause serious problems during …

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Pedodontics

Child is nature’s most benevolent creation. The child is not just a miniature adult but a dynamic organism undergoing constant mental, physical and emotional changes. Pedodontics is the branch of dentistry concerned with providing comprehensive dental care and treatment for the child patient, making it the most satisfying and rewarding …

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Bicuspid

Bicuspid mean teeth having two cusps. They are also known as pre molars, so called because they are situated in front of molars. The bicuspids are teeth that are situated just behind the long canines and in front of the big molars. The bicuspids help in breaking hard objects like …

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Toxic shock syndrome

Toxic shock syndrome is serious but uncommon bacterial infection. It usually occurs in women who use tampons and menstruating women and women who are using contraceptive devices and diaphragm birth control method.It also appears in person who has undergone nasal surgery and from wounds secondary to minor trauma or surgery …

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What does the hypothalamus secrete

The term “hypothalamus” has been derived from the Greek word that means “under chamber” as at that time it was a mystery understanding what does the hypothalamus secrete that controls the functioning of the entire body. It is evident that it is the link between the nervous system and the …

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What hormones does the hypothalamus produce

What hormones does the hypothalamus produce and what are the causes of hypothalamus dysfunction? These are some of the questions commonly asked by a large number of patients suffering from hormonal imbalance. Studies have revealed that the most common causes of hypothalamus dysfunction are anorexia and bulimia which are eating …

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