The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health: A-B. 2023, p610-612.
Bronchiolitis Definition Bronchiolitis is an acute viral infection of the small air passages of the lungs called the bronchioles. Demographics Bronchiolitis is extremely common. It occurs most often in children [...]
Principles of Sports Medicine & Exercise Science. 2022, p592-595.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Specialty Neurology, pain medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, physical therapy, sports medicine a branch of medicine that aims to enhance and restore functional ability and [...]
Principles of Sports Medicine & Exercise Science. 2022, p196-198.
Weight Training Conditioning Athletic training, personal training, physical therapy, strength and conditioning also called 'strength training,' it is a type of physical activity that refers to lifting weights (dumbbells) or [...]
Principles of Sports Medicine & Exercise Science. 2022, p189-191.
Static Stretching Conditioning Athletic training, occupational therapy, orthopedics, physical therapy, strength and conditioning stretching a muscle to near its furthest point and then holding that position for at least fifteen [...]
Magill's Medical Guide: Deafness â€' Gynecomastia. 2022, p1057-1059.
Fasting Procedure Gastrointestinal tract Dietetics, nutrition, surgery the act of abstaining from food and drinks (and sometimes other activities) for a specified period. breathing or sucking in a foreign object [...]
Women’s March of 2017 January 21, 2017 Washington, D.C. KEY FIGURES Hillary Rodham Clinton Donald J. Trump Teresa Shook BACKGROUND The events that transpired during the 2016 U.S. presidential election [...]
Asteroids Astrogeology; Astronomy; Sub-planet Astronomy ABSTRACT KEY CONCEPTS an area between the planets Mars and Jupiter where the majority of asteroids can be found a relatively large astronomical object that [...]
Gerontological Nursing ABSTRACT OVERVIEW Gerontological nurses are trained in general nursing duties, but they also have specialized training in caring for older patients who are more likely to suffer from [...]
Atkins, William Arthur, Rocheleau, Jackie, and Harmon, Angela
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health : Infancy through Adolescence: T-Z. 2021, p2965-2969.
Well-Child Exams Definition Well-child exams are a series of physical and medical examinations held regularly during a child's early life, from infancy through age 21 years. During these exams, which [...]
Lutwick, Larry I, Howell, Cameron, and Harmon, Angela
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health : Infancy through Adolescence: T-Z. 2021, p2917-2921.
Vaccination Definition Vaccination is the injection of a weakened or dead microbe into a person to stimulate the immune system to develop adaptive immunity against the microbe and prevent disease. [...]
Frey, Rebecca J, Harmon, Angela, and Odle, Teresa G
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health : Infancy through Adolescence: T-Z. 2021, p2912-2916.
Urinary Tract Infections Definition A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection of the urinary system in which bacteria multiply in the urinary tract, which includes the bladder, kidneys, ureters, [...]
Andres, Lisa Maria, Harmon, Angela, and Cardeiro, Dawn J
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health : Infancy through Adolescence: T-Z. 2021, p2848-2853.
Tourette Syndrome Definition Tourette syndrome (TS), also called Tourette's syndrome, is an inherited disorder of the nervous system that typically appears in childhood. The main features of TS are repeated [...]
Haggerty, Maureen, Howell, Cameron, and Harmon, Angela
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health : Infancy through Adolescence: P-S. 2021, p2502-2506.
Sexually Transmitted Infections Definition Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are infections that are transmitted through the exchange of semen, blood, and other body fluids, or by direct contact with the affected [...]