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Acute disease


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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Google previewPathology of Domestic Animals (2013)

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 ...

Google previewInstitute of Classical Osteopathy Year Book 1998

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 ...

Google previewBarron's how to Prepare for the AP Environmental Science Advanced Placement Examination (2002)

by Gary S. Thorpe

Acute disease is a sudden disease of short duration.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Health Education (2010)

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. ...

Google previewMosby'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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Bengala Language (1825)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

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 ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

acute disease, a disease characterized by a relatively sudden onset of symptoms that are usually severe. An episode of acute disease results in recovery to a state comparable to the patient's condition of ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of General Virology (2010)

by Marc H.V. van Regenmortel, Brian W.J. Mahy

For chronic disease, proof of etiology may only become evident once vaccination has successfully controlled the acute disease. Thus, measles vaccination ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

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.

Google previewA Dictionary of Medicine Including General Pathology, General Therapeutics, Hygiene, and the Diseases Peculiar to Women and Children (1884)

by Sir Richard Quain (bart.)

to, acute disease of the respiratory organs. The fatal cases which present cardiac disease, especially acute pericarditis, are scarcely less numerous. Altogether it may be said that from a half to three-fourths of all cases of death during acute ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Hepatitis and Other Liver Diseases (2006)

by James H. Chow, Cheryl Chow

Such acute disease resolves if the drinking stops. If the individual continues drinking, however, or engages in binge drinking repeatedly over a span of time, the disease becomes chronic. advocacy Patients at risk for or affected by liver disease ...

Google previewFlip 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 ...

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