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Adult Still disease

Still's disease - adult; Adult-onset Still's disease; AOSD; Wissler-Fanconi syndrome

Adult Still disease (ASD) is a rare illness that causes high fevers, rash, and joint pain. It may lead to long-term (chronic) arthritis. Adult Still disease is a severe version of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), which occurs in children. Adults can have the same condition, although it is much less common. It is also called adult-onset...

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    Skull of an adult

    This picture shows a normal skull of an adult.

    Skull of an adult

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  • Osteopathic medicine

    Osteopathic medicine

    The scope of practice for osteopathic physicians includes diagnostic and therapeutic techniques (including musculoskeletal manipulations as well as prescriptions and other therapies) and preventive measures.

    Osteopathic medicine

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  • Physical activity - preventive medicine

    Physical activity - preventive medicine

    Physical activity contributes to health by reducing the heart rate, decreasing the risk for cardiovascular disease, and reducing the amount of bone loss that is associated with age and osteoporosis. Physical activity also helps the body use calories more efficiently, thereby helping in weight loss and maintenance. It can increase basal metabolic rate, reduces appetite, and helps in the reduction of body fat.

    Physical activity - preventive medicine

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  • Adult dermatome

    Adult dermatome

    Understanding the nerve distribution along the dermatomes is helpful in determining how certain diseases, such as shingles and some other neurological conditions, target one area of the body. The letter-number combinations show the relationship between each area and its corresponding sensory nerve. The vertebrae are classified as C for cervical, T for thoracic, L for lumbar, and S for sacral. The trigeminal nerve is the fifth cranial nerve, represented by V.

    Adult dermatome

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  • Heimlich maneuver on an adult

    Heimlich maneuver on an adult

    Choking is fairly common. Choking deaths occur most commonly in children less than 3 years old and in senior citizens, but can occur at any age. The Heimlich maneuver has been valuable in saving lives and can be administered by anyone who has learned the technique.

    Heimlich maneuver on an adult

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  • Teeth, adult - in the skull

    Teeth, adult - in the skull

    This is a picture of normal teeth with an overjet. Some bone has been cut away to reveal the roots of the teeth.

    Teeth, adult - in the skull

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  • Adult facial acne

    Adult facial acne

    Acne may persist into adulthood.

    Adult facial acne

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  • First Aid for Choking - Unconscious Adult

    First Aid for Choking - Unconscious Adult

    To remove an object causing choking, open the person's mouth with your thumb and index finger, placing your thumb over the tongue and your index finger under the chin. If the object is visible and loose, remove it. If the person is older than age 8, sweep two fingers from one side of the throat to the other to attempt to remove the object.

    First Aid for Choking - Unconscious Adult

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  • Choking first aid - adult or child over 1 year - series

    Choking first aid - adult or child over 1 year - series

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    • Skull of an adult

      Skull of an adult

      This picture shows a normal skull of an adult.

      Skull of an adult

      illustration

    • Osteopathic medicine

      Osteopathic medicine

      The scope of practice for osteopathic physicians includes diagnostic and therapeutic techniques (including musculoskeletal manipulations as well as prescriptions and other therapies) and preventive measures.

      Osteopathic medicine

      illustration

    • Physical activity - preventive medicine

      Physical activity - preventive medicine

      Physical activity contributes to health by reducing the heart rate, decreasing the risk for cardiovascular disease, and reducing the amount of bone loss that is associated with age and osteoporosis. Physical activity also helps the body use calories more efficiently, thereby helping in weight loss and maintenance. It can increase basal metabolic rate, reduces appetite, and helps in the reduction of body fat.

      Physical activity - preventive medicine

      illustration

    • Adult dermatome

      Adult dermatome

      Understanding the nerve distribution along the dermatomes is helpful in determining how certain diseases, such as shingles and some other neurological conditions, target one area of the body. The letter-number combinations show the relationship between each area and its corresponding sensory nerve. The vertebrae are classified as C for cervical, T for thoracic, L for lumbar, and S for sacral. The trigeminal nerve is the fifth cranial nerve, represented by V.

      Adult dermatome

      illustration

    • Heimlich maneuver on an adult

      Heimlich maneuver on an adult

      Choking is fairly common. Choking deaths occur most commonly in children less than 3 years old and in senior citizens, but can occur at any age. The Heimlich maneuver has been valuable in saving lives and can be administered by anyone who has learned the technique.

      Heimlich maneuver on an adult

      illustration

    • Teeth, adult - in the skull

      Teeth, adult - in the skull

      This is a picture of normal teeth with an overjet. Some bone has been cut away to reveal the roots of the teeth.

      Teeth, adult - in the skull

      illustration

    • Adult facial acne

      Adult facial acne

      Acne may persist into adulthood.

      Adult facial acne

      illustration

    • First Aid for Choking - Unconscious Adult

      First Aid for Choking - Unconscious Adult

      To remove an object causing choking, open the person's mouth with your thumb and index finger, placing your thumb over the tongue and your index finger under the chin. If the object is visible and loose, remove it. If the person is older than age 8, sweep two fingers from one side of the throat to the other to attempt to remove the object.

      First Aid for Choking - Unconscious Adult

      illustration

    • Choking first aid - adult or child over 1 year - series

      Choking first aid - adult or child over 1 year - series

      Presentation

    Review Date: 1/10/2019

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