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DEFINITION OF HEALING

HEALING

Before entering fully into the meaning of the term healing, it is necessary to discover its etymological origin. Specifically, we can state that it derives from Latin, from “curatio”, which can be translated as “healing action” and that it is…
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What is Conjuncture?

Conjuncture

The idea of conjuncture alludes to the sum of circumstances and factors that affect something at a certain moment. According to abbreviationfinder.org, the concept can be associated with the notion of context in its broadest sense. For example: “Due to…
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What is Quincke’s Edema?

Quincke's Edema

Quincke’s edema, also known in technical terms as angioedema, usually refers to painful swelling of the skin that occurs suddenly. The face is particularly frequently affected, especially the tongue, throat, eyelids and lips. The swellings usually occur repeatedly and can…
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What are Crush Wounds?

Crush Wounds

Crush wounds can have many “faces” and are unfortunately quite common. They are usually noticeable through pain and bluish-red discoloration and swelling of the skin. Under certain circumstances, however, a bruise can also be open and therefore even bleed and…
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What is Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome?

Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome

Medicine understands the Kasabach-Merritt syndrome as a vascular tumor disease that is associated with a platelet-consuming coagulation disorder and thrombocytopenia. The treatment of the disease has so far been experimental. Interferons and corticosteroids have shown promise in many cases. What is Kasabach-Merritt…
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