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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocket Companion by
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Publication Date: 2010-12-01
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocket Companion is designed to meet the day-to-day needs of PM&R residents, practicing physiatrists, and physicians in other specialties seeing rehabilitation patients. Focused solely on clinical care delivery, this handy reference provides the tools necessary to navigate everything from PM&R team coordination to the tailoring of medical management to achieve functional goals.
Topic Pages - Diseases and Conditions
General term for a condition characterized by thickening, hardening, and loss of elasticity of the walls of the blood vessels. These changes are...
Disorder in which the normal replenishment of old bone tissue is severely disrupted, resulting in weakened bones and increased risk of fracture...
Chronic condition characterized by difficulty in breathing due to spasm of the bronchi (air passages) in the lungs. Attacks may be...
Any of several abnormalities of the heart and its function in maintaining blood circulation. Heart disease is the cause of approximately half...
Condition resulting from excessive storage of fat in the body. Obesity has been defined as a weight more than 20% above what is considered...
Condition in which the concentration of hemoglobin in the circulating blood is below normal. Such a condition is caused by a deficient number of...
Group of diseases characterized by abnormal proliferation of cells. Cancer (malignant) cells are usually degenerate, capable only of...
Degeneration of tissue in an organ resulting in fibrosis, with nodule and scar formation. The term is most often used in relation to the liver...
Inflammation of the joints; a chronic progressive disease, it begins with pain and stiffness in the small joints of the hands and...
(MS), chronic, slowly progressive autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system attacks the protective myelin sheaths that surround the...