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Thrombosis: Types, Causes, Sy

Dec 23rd, 2022 - Overview How thrombosis can lead to a blocked blood vessel. What is thrombosis? Thrombosis is a serious condition where a clot forms inside a blood vessel (an artery or vein) in your body or sometimes inside of your heart. This is dangerous because clots that form inside blood vessels can block blood flow. They can also break free and travel elsewhere in your body, and if a clot gets stuck in a...

Johns Hopkins Patient Information & Resources During COVID-19

At Johns Hopkins Medicine, your health and safety are our very highest priorities. During the COVID-19 pandemic and as our communities begin to reopen, we are here and ready to care for you in our hospitals, surgery centers and through in-person clinic and online video visits. Learn how we are keeping you safe and protected so that you can get the care you need.

Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak

In the event of an infectious disease outbreak, local officals may require the public to take measures to limit and control the spread of the disease. This tip sheet provides information about social distancing, quarantine, and isolation. The government has the right to enforce federal and state laws related to public health if people within the country get sick with highly contagious di...

What is COVID-19? Patient Health Information Series

The number of cases has been increasing quickly and is considered a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). This means that the virus is being spread simultaneously in more than three different geographical regions in the world. For up to date information on this outbreak, go to https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019- ncov/about/index.html

COVID-19 Resources: Care Recommendations for Home‑Based Ventilation Patients

As COVID-19 continues to affect our daily lives, it’s critical that we try to limit the spread of the virus as much as possible. This is especially applicable for patients who use noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation (NIPPV), mechanical airway clearance devices, or are supported by home ventilation for other chronic respiratory failure syndromes.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Women’s Health Care: A Message for Patients

Experts are learning more every day about the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is following the situation closely. This page will be updated as ACOG learns more about how the spread of COVID-19 affects health care for women. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you can find more information at Coronavirus (COVID-19), Pregnancy...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Health and safety are always among our top priorities at Weill Cornell Medicine. We are closely watching updates from trusted healthcare organizations and governmental recommendations about the new coronavirus (COVID-19), and will continue to keep you informed.

Anxiety in the time of COVID-19
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Nov 11th, 2021 - As if we didn’t already have enough to worry about, along came COVID-19 in early 2020 to push our anxiety to new heights. The reasons were not hard to discern — the threats of illness and possible death or lingering symptoms; job insecurity; social isolation (or its opposite, too much togetherness in small, crowded living spaces); the upending of daily routines; financial losses; for some, the ...

Bradycardia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic

May 7th, 2022 - Bradycardia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic cardiologists treat people with all types of heart conditions, including those with arrhythmias such as bradycardia. Mayo doctors trained in cardiovascular medicine, cardiovascular surgery and other areas collaborate as a multidisciplinary team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care. This collaborative approach means hea...

Fever - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 7th, 2022 - Overview A fever is a temporary rise in body temperature. It's one part of an overall response from the body's immune system. A fever is usually caused by an infection. For most children and adults, a fever may be uncomfortable. But it usually isn't a cause for concern. For infants, however, even a low fever may mean there's a serious infection. Fevers generally go away within a few days. A num...

Bradycardia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 7th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose bradycardia, a health care provider will usually perform a physical exam and listen to your heart with a stethoscope. He or she may ask you questions about your symptoms and medical history. Your health care provider may recommend tests to check your heart rate and see if you have a heart problem that can cause bradycardia. Blood tests may be done to check for other condit...

Fever - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 7th, 2022 - Diagnosis To evaluate a fever, your care provider may: Ask questions about your symptoms and medical history Perform a physical exam Take nasal or throat samples to test for respiratory infections Order tests, such as blood tests or a chest X-ray, as needed, based on your medical history and physical exam Because a fever can indicate a serious illness in a young infant, especially two months of...

Bradycardia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 7th, 2022 - Overview Bradycardia (brad-e-KAHR-dee-uh) is a slow heart rate. The hearts of adults at rest usually beat between 60 and 100 times a minute. If you have bradycardia, your heart beats fewer than 60 times a minute. Bradycardia can be a serious problem if the heart rate is very slow and the heart can't pump enough oxygen-rich blood to the body. If this happens, you may feel dizzy, very tired or we...

Craniosynostosis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Craniosynostosis Care at Mayo Clinic Craniosynostosis – Mayo Clinic Show transcript for video Craniosynostosis – Mayo Clinic My name is Edward Ahn. I'm a pediatric neurosurgeon and I'll be working on the treatment, the surgical treatment of all neurological disorders of children here at Mayo Clinic. Creating us anastomosis is, as we mentioned, the early fusion of the bony plates on the skull, a...

Cavernous malformations - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Overview Cerebral cavernous malformation Open pop-up dialog box Close Cerebral cavernous malformation Cerebral cavernous malformation A cerebral cavernous malformation is an abnormally formed blood vessel, shaped like a small mulberry, which can form in the brain or spinal cord and may result in a wide range of neurological symptoms. Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs) are groups of tightly...

Cellulitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your health care provider will likely be able to diagnose cellulitis by looking at your skin. You might need to undergo a blood test or other tests to help rule out other conditions. Treatment Cellulitis treatment usually includes a prescription oral antibiotic. Within three days of starting an antibiotic, let your health care provider know whether the infection is responding to treat...

Cavernous malformations - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Cerebral cavernous malformations care at Mayo Clinic Collaboration and experience Mayo Clinic physicians consult with one another on multiple aspects of care for people with cerebral cavernous malformations. Each year, doctors at Mayo Clinic treat more than 3,900 people with cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs). Your doctors work together as an integrated team to provide you with comprehensi...

Molluscum contagiosum - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Diagnosis Health care providers usually can diagnose molluscum contagiosum just by looking at it. If there's any doubt, they may take skin scrapings from the infected area and view them under a microscope. Treatment Molluscum contagiosum usually gets better without treatment in 6 months to 2 years. Once the bumps are gone, you're no longer contagious. After healing, it's possible to become rein...

Diabetic hypoglycemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Overview Diabetic hypoglycemia occurs when someone with diabetes doesn't have enough sugar (glucose) in his or her blood. Glucose is the main source of fuel for the body and brain, so you can't function well if you don't have enough. For many people, low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) is a blood sugar level below 70 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL), or 3.9 millimoles per liter (mmol/L). But your nu...

Craniosynostosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Diagnosis Craniosynostosis requires evaluation by specialists, such as a pediatric neurosurgeon or a specialist in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Diagnosis of craniosynostosis may include: Physical exam. Your health care provider feels your baby's head for features such as suture ridges and looks for facial differences such as unbalanced features. Imaging studies. A computerized tomography...