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Medical alarm

    An electronic device used to call for help by pressing a medical alarm panic button, a wrist medical alert watch or medical alert necklace or pendant. A medical alarm system includes both hardware and a monitoring service.

RELATED TERMS
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Device
Expendable and nonexpendable equipment, supplies, apparatus, and instruments that are used in diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, scientific, and experimental procedures.

Medical
Pertaining to Medicine.

Panic
A sudden attack of anxiety.

Wrist
The joint or part of the arm between the hand and the forearm.

Monitoring
The act of overseeing the progress of a clinical trial, and of ensuring that it is conducted, recorded, and reported in accordance with the protocol, standard operating procedures (S0Ps), good clinical practice (GCP), and the applicable regulatory requirement(s).



SIMILAR TERMS
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Medial
Anatomical term meaning on the inside (as opposed to lateral). Not to be confused with median (nerve) that is compressed in carpal tunnel syndrome.

Medial epicondylitis
Golfer's elbow. (An enthesitis).

Medial superior temporal area (MST)
Seems to be involved in visually tracking moving target. Projects along with Middle Temporal Area (MT) to the dorsolateral pontine nuclei in the brain stem.

Median
Middle number in a series of numbers (for example: median survival of 10 months means that for that specific group of patients the survival varied from probably 2 months to 30 months).

Median nerve
The nerve that stimulates some of the muscles of the hand and wrist.

Median survival
Median means the middle value. An equal number of people live longer as die earlier than the median.

Mediastinitis
Inflammation of the cellular tissue of the mediastinum.

Mediastinoscopy
A tube is inserted through an incision above the breastbone to look at the area between the lungs

Mediastinum
The tissues and organs located directly behind the sternum between the lungs. Contains the heart and its large vessels, the esophagus, thymus, lymph nodes and other structures and tissues.

Medicaid
Federally and state-funded health care program for low-income individuals.

Medical
Pertaining to Medicine.

Medical Associates Hospital
The Medical Associates Hospital is a hospital in Kinston, Jamaica.

Medical Center at Princeton
Medical Center at Princeton is a hospital in Princeton, New Jersey (USA).

Medical Center at Terrell
Medical Center at Terrell is a hospital in Terrell, Texas (USA).

Medical Center Beaver Pa
The Medical Center Beaver Pa is a hospital in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, United States.

Medical Center Manila
The Medical Center Manila is a hospital in Manila, Philippines.

Medical Center of Arlington
Medical Center of Arlington is a hospital in Arlington, Texas (USA).

Medical Center Of Beaver
The Medical Center Of Beaver is a hospital in Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States.

Medical Center of Central Georgia
The Medical Center of Central Georgia is a hospital in Macon, Georgia, United States.

Medical Center of Central Georgia (MCCG)
Medical Center of Central Georgia (MCCG) is a hospital in Macon, Georgia (USA).

Medical Center of Independence
Medical Center of Independence is a hospital in Independence, Missouri (USA).

Medical Center of Lewisville
Medical Center of Lewisville is a hospital in Lewisville, Texas (USA).

Medical Center of Odessa
Medical Center of Odessa is a hospital in Odessa, Texas (USA).

Medical Center of Plano
Medical Center of Plano is a hospital in Plano, Texas (USA).

Medical Center of South Arkansas
Medical Center of South Arkansas is a hospital in El Dorado, Arkansas (USA).

Medical Center of Southern Indiana
Medical Center of Southern Indiana is a hospital in Charlestown, Indiana (USA).

Medical Center of Southwest Louisiana
Medical Center of Southwest Louisiana is a hospital in Lafayette, Louisiana (USA).

Medical City Dallas Hospital
Medical City Dallas Hospital is a hospital in Dallas, Texas (USA).

Medical College
The Medical College is a hospital in Kottayam, Kerala, India.

Medical College of Ohio Hospitals
Medical College of Ohio Hospitals is a hospital in South Toledo, Ohio (USA).

Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital
Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital is a hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA).

Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Center
The Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Center is a hospital in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Medical dictionary
A dictionary of medical terms and definitions, be it addressed to medical professionals or to the public at large.

Medical doctor
A person who has obtained a medical doctor degree and is therefore allowed to practice this profession.

Medical equipment
Devices used by the medical profession, including materials, machines and utensiles.

Medical insurance
Health Insurance is a type of insurance whereby the insurer pays the medical costs of the insured if the insured becomes sick due to covered causes, or due to accidents. The insurer may be a private organization or a government agency. Market based health care systems such as that used in the United States rely on private medical insurance.

Medical malpractice
Sometimes referred to as medical negligence, it applies to doctors, hospitals, and other health care professionals. As with general negligence, it describes conduct that deviates from a reasonable standard of care. It is usually necessary to prove that deviation by the testimony of expert witnesses in the same field of practice in which the health care worker was engaged at the time of the incident.

Medical malpractice attorney
An attorney who specializes in cases of alleged medical malpractice, either to defend the doctor or to represent the plaintiff.

Medical malpractice lawsuit
A lawsuit by which the plaintiff sues a medical doctor or other medical professional/s claiming that he or she has been a victim of medical negligence or medical malpractice.

Medical malpractice lawyer
A lawyer who specializes in cases of alleged medical malpractice, either to defend the doctor or to represent the plaintiff.

Medical negligence
When a physician or other medical staff member does not treat a patient with the proper amount of quality of care, resulting in serious injury or death, they have committed medical negligence.

Medical oncologist
A physician trained in diagnosing and treating tumors and cancer with chemotherapeutic or immunologic agents.

Medical oncology
The study and treatment of cancers with chemicals, biological products or immunotherapy.

Medical Park Hospital
Medical Park Hospital is a hospital in Hope, Arkansas (USA).

Medical school
Once admitted to medical school, it takes four years to earn a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree. The course of study is divided into two roughly equal parts. Preclinical study generally comprises the first two years and consists of classroom and laboratory instruction in subjects such as anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, microbiology, pathology, and neurosciences to name a few. Once the student successfully completes preclinical training, he or she moves on to the clinical portion. This usually occupies the final two years of medical school and takes place almost exclusively on the wards of a teaching hospital.

Medical Specialist Centre S-B
The Medical Specialist Centre S-B is a hospital in Johor, Malaysia.

Medical Student
A student in the third or fourth year of medical school training. The student doctor assists the primary and resident doctors in daily care of patients.

Medical supply
The specific type of supplies available to (and needed by) the medical professionals.

Medical terminology
The specific set of words, terms and concept used by the medical profession.

Medical tests
Procedures used to assess the condition of a patient. They range from noninvasive, such as listening to a heartbeat, to invasive, such as a spinal tap.

Medical transcription
A specific transcription of medical information, analyses or other resources, sometimes to be used in a court of justice.

Medical Trust
The Medical Trust is a hospital in Ernakulam, Kerala, India.

Medical Trust Hospital
The Medical Trust Hospital is a hospital in Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India.

Medical University Hospital
The Medical University Hospital is a hospital in Lodz, Poland.

Medical University of South Carolina Hospital
The Medical University of South Carolina Hospital is a hospital in Charleston, South Carolina, United States.

Medicare
Federally funded health care program for individuals over age 65.

Medicare Hospital
The Medicare Hospital is a hospital in Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.

Medicare Hospital And Maternity Home
The Medicare Hospital And Maternity Home is a hospital in Kohat, NWFP, Pakistan.

Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital- Medicine Lodge
The Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital- Medicine Lodge is a hospital in Kansas, Iowa, United States.

Medicine Regional Hospital
The Medicine Regional Hospital is a hospital in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada.

MediCorp Health System
The MediCorp Health System is a hospital in Virginia, United States.

Medigesic plus
Medigesic plus is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): acetaminophen; butalbital; caffeine.

Medihaler ergotamine
Medihaler ergotamine is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): ergotamine tartrate.

Medihaler-epi
Medihaler-epi is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): epinephrine bitartrate.

Medihaler-iso
Medihaler-iso is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): isoproterenol sulfate.

Medina doctors
All doctors near Medina, Saudi Arabia. Doctors who can assist a patient in Medina.

Medina general hospital
medina general hospital is a hospital in medina, Ohio (USA).

Medinipur doctors
All doctors near Medinipur, India. Doctors who can assist a patient in Medinipur.

Mediplex Rehabilitation Hospital
Mediplex Rehabilitation Hospital is a hospital in Marlton, New Jersey (USA).

Medipren
Medipren is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): ibuprofen.



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Magnetic Resonance
Magnetic Resonance Imaging is a diagnostic procedure that uses a combination of large magnets, radiofrequencies, and a computer to produce detailed images of organs and structures within the body.

Metabolism
The chemical activity that occurs in cells, releasing energy from nutrients, or using energy to create other substances, such as proteins.

Macrolide
A group of drugs (typically antibiotics) whose activity stems from the presence of a macrolide ring, a large lactone ring to which one or more deoxy sugars, usually cladinose and desosamine, are attached. The lactone ring can be either 14, 15 or 16-membered. Macrolides belong to the polyketide class of natural products.

Minocycline
Minocycline hydrochloride, also known as minocycline, is an antibiotic of the tetracycline class. It is marketed under several trade names, including Minomycin, and Dynacin. It is primarily used to treat acne.

Medical alarm

Motor Neurone Disease
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a term used to cover a number of illnesses of the motor neurone. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Progressive Muscular Atrophy (PMA), Progressive Bulbar Palsy (PBP) and Progressive Lateral Sclerosis (PLS) are all types of MND. MND is the term used internationally while ALS is often used in the United States (where it is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease) to cover all forms of MND. It was first described by Jean-Martin Charcot, a French neurologist, in 1869.

Metabolic Syndrome (MS)
A combination of health conditions that place a person at high risk for heart disease. These conditions are type 2 diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), hyperlipidemia (high levels of fat in the blood), and obesity. According to theory, all of these conditions are associated with high blood insulin levels, and it is claimed that the underlying problem in patients with the Metabolic Syndrome is faulty insulin release from the beta cells of the pancreas. Previously called Syndrome X.

Marfan Syndrome
Disorder of the connective tissue, affecting the heart and blood vessels, skeletal system, eyes, and other parts of the body. The condition is present at birth. Symptoms vary from person to person, ranging from mild to severe. People with Marfan syndrome are often nearsighted (see myopia), and about half have dislocation of one or both lenses of the eye. There is no cure for Marfan syndrome. Treatment depends on which body systems are affected. Early eye examinations can detect vision problems related to the disorder, which can usually be corrected with eyeglasses or contact lenses.

Myelodysplastic Syndrome
A group of neoplasms that originate in a primitive multipotential hematopoietic cell.. About half of the cases are mild to moderate anemias accompanied by mild to moderately reduced white cell and platelet counts. Often, these are not progressive but they have a heightened propensity to evolve into acute myelogenous leukemia. The other half of the cases are a type of low blast count leukemia that may be associated with severe white cell and platelet deficits. Many of the patients affected require transfusion therapy, have a propensity to infection or to bleeding, and frequently progress to more overt leukemia.

Morning after pill
The morning-after pill, also known as emergency contraception or emergency birth control, is a pill regimen that a woman can take up to three days after she has had sexual intercourse to prevent the implantation of a fertilized egg in her uterus. The term morning-after pill is a misnomer that is falling out of use (replaced by emergency contraceptive pills or ECPs) due to the fact that it is effective for up to 120 hours after sex.

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