Category: Medical Surgical Nursing

Alopecia

Alopecia

Alopecia or hair loss may be idiopathic (alopecia areata), male pattern, physiologic, due to hair pulling (trichotillomania) or due to scarring from other skin or sytstemic disorders. Physiologic alopecia may...

Kwashiorkor

Kwashiorkor

Kwashiorkor is a form of malnutrition that occurs when there is not enough protein in the diet. It is usually an acute form of childhood protein-energy malnutrition. The presence of...

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Amputation

Is the total or partial surgical removal of an extremity or digit. It is done in cases of inadequate tissue perfusion not responsive to other treatments, such as with diabetes...

Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease could be known if the following criteria has met: Kidney damage for equal or more than 3 months, as defined by structural or functional abnormalities of the...