Goiter is an enlargement of the thyroid gland. It can be caused by
many things, including nodules, inflammation, and Graves' disease.
Often goiter can be easily seen as a lump in the front of the neck,
slightly to the left and/or right of center. I
Bursitis is the inflammation or irritation of the bursa. The bursa is a sac filled with
lubricating fluid, located between tissues such as bone, muscle, tendons, and skin that
decreases rubbing, friction, and irritation. Bursitis can be acute or
There are 28 million people in the US that suffer from migraine
headaches. Half of the people have their lifestyle disrupted by
migraines. Migraines and other types of headaches, such as tension
headache and sinus headache, are painful.
Paget's disease of bone interferes with your body's normal recycling process, in
which new bone tissue gradually replaces old bone tissue. Over time, the disease
can cause bones to become fragile and misshapen.
When symptoms occur, the chie
Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. Even though acne is
common, there are many misconceptions about the skin condition many have
faced. Misconceptions can make it harder to get accurate treatment, and
therefore prolong those
1a. Where on the thoracic surface do you auscultate to the tricuspid, mitral (bicuspid),
pulmonary, and aortic valves?
The heart thuds are heard at the 4 corners of the chest around the sternum. The tricuspid valve is
typically heard in the right external
Acid-Base Balance Case Study
Short Answer Questions: (total of 14 points)
Before you begin this case study, make sure you can define the following terms:
a. Bilateral- Having two sides or pertaining to both sides.
b. Hypoventilation- Breathing at an abnor