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Acute disease: In medicine, an acute disease is a disease with a rapid onset and/or a short course.
- also known as Acute
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by K. V. F. Jubb, Peter C. Kennedy
The acute disease is a highly fatal septicaemia and the mild or chronic disease is characterized by necrosis of the skin, endocarditis, and polyarthritis. In epidemics , the septicaemic form predominates, whole populations of pigs appear to be ...
by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Acute: In medicine, an acute disease is a disease with either or both of: •a rapid onset, as in acute ...
Precursors, Course, and Outcome by Joel Paris
Acute disease is a normal part of living. Everyone falls ill from time to time. Science knows a great deal about the mechanisms of illnesses that come on suddenly. Infectious diseases are the best example. During most of the course of history, ...
The main factor predisposing to acute disease is a poor condition of the body cells and tissues locally which makes possible the existence of congestion, toxaemia, starvation or blockage, so that a patient does not die from the lack of vitality but ...
by Gary S. Thorpe
Acute disease is a sudden disease of short duration.
With 213 Tables by Florian Lang
Anti-epileptics and fluid restriction may be required during the acute disease. Plasma exchange, intravenous methylprednisolone and/or intravenous immunoglobulins followed by oral steroids are probably important to ensure that the VGKC ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
acute disease. acute condition. acute disorder. acute condition. acute effect. See effect. acute exposure. See exposure. acute hallucinosis. hallucinosis. acute lethal injury. See injury. acute myelogenous leukemia. See leukemia.
by David A. Bedworth, Albert E. Bedworth
ACUTE DISEASE A disease q.v. that is characterized by a single episode of a short duration from which the person returns to normal or a previous state of health. It is possible for a person to suffer an acute episode resulting from a chronic q.v. ...
In which the Words are Traced to Their Origin, and Their Various Meanings Given by William Carey
the cho- lic, an acute disease. □WiailfSiij, a. ( from «t«mlft, /A« rAotic, and 5, to do), causing the cliolic. *t*t*)t a. (frorjj,",t5iaHR, the cholic, and 974, mean*), tfTected by means of the cholic; ad. by means of the ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
regress after partial recovery from: recrudescence, relapse disease, relating to: morbid, pathological disease, slow and lingering: chronic disease disease, study of: pathology disease, sudden and severe: acute disease disease, sudden and ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
acute disease, a disease characterised by a relatively sudden onset of symptoms that are usually severe. An episode of acute disease results in recovery to a state comparable with the patient's condition of ...
Encyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)
Acute disease. Any disease, which is attended with an increased velocity of blood, and terminates in a few days ; opposed to chronical. Quincy. j. Acute accent ; that which raises or sharpens the voice. Acute Accent. See Accent. Acute Angle, in ...
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