To enfeeble or weaken. A chronic progressive disease may debilitate a patient.
A device that corrects an abnormal heart rhythm by delivering electrical shocks to restore a normal heartbeat.
A change from the normal size or shape of an anatomic structure
Excessive loss of body water that can cause even shock . Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract that cause vomiting or diarrhea may lead to dehydration.
A sudden state of severe confusion and rapid changes in brain function, sometimes associated with hallucinations and hyperactivity
An disorder of the body, mood, and thoughts that affects the way a person eats, sleeps, feels about herself or himself and thinks.
The descending aorta is the part of the aorta which is the largest artery in the body, that runs down through the chest and the abdomen.
The process of removing waste products and excess fluid from the body using a machine . Dialysis is necessary when the kidneys are not able to adequately filter the blood.
A feeling of imbalance and giddiness with many causes including disturbances of vision, the brain, balance (vestibular) system of the inner ear, and gastrointestinal system.
Stands for Directly Observed Treatment, Short-course. DOTS is used to treat tuberculosis in a short span of time thus avoiding defaulters and relapses.