PCP 1

a hallucinogenic drug, at times referenced as a psychedelic anesthetic due to it initially being cultivated as an amnestic analgesic for usage in...

ANDRADE'S SYNDROME

a name for a group of amyloidic conditions characterized by sensory problems, early menopause, impotence, and overall flaccid paralysis. Other names include Corino de...

PARIS MEDICAL SCHOOL

a group of physicians and pupils at the Salpetriere hospital in Paris, France, who advanced the research and hypotheses of French neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot...

BRUGSCH'S INDEX

n. in anthropology and anthropometrics, refers to the index used in measuring chest circumference. The formula involves multiplying chest circumference by 100 and then...

NEUROLOGICAL EVALUATION

Is one of the major examinations which physicians undergo with new patients typically looking at their- speech and behaviour, orientation and level of alertness,...

BOARDING-OUT SYSTEM

n. in mental healthcare, refers to a system in which patients with psychotic conditions are placed under the care of a private home or...

CARETAKING BEHAVIOR

n. the behavior exhibited by parents as well as alloparents (caretakers) in relation to the needs of their wards or children. Specifically, it is...

FALLOPIUS

is considered one of the most important anatomists and physicians of the sixteenth century, having argued against some of the accepted theories of the...

MULTIPLE DRAFTS HYPOTHESIS

proposed by Daniel Clement Dennett (1942 - ) and British physician Marcel Kinsbourne (1931 - ) which describes perception as being in draft form...

PATIENT

noun. 1. a recipient of healthcare from a licensed healthcare professional. 2. with regard to language, the being which is impacted by or experienced...

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