BATTERED-CHILD SYNDROME

n. a combination of physical injuries and post traumatic conditions in a child as a result of repeated, intentional physical &/or sexual abuse. Instigated...

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...

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...

US DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (VA)

an agency of the United States government mandated in 1930 to deliver the laws supplying benefits and other services to veterans, and their beneficiaries...

BAQUET

n. a large covered container filled with water, ground glass, and magnetized iron filings, along with bottles and metal rods protruding from this contraption....

PRIMARY CARE

Primary care is the first course of care once a patient decides to seek help from a hospital, clinic or other health care facility....

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