A colloquial term for a radial head sublaxation injury, which often occurs during childhood. Also referred to as a “pulled elbow.” This term exists because nursemaids, who used to take care of children, would swing children by one arm which would cause this injury.
A colloquial term for a base of the fifth metatarsal fracture. This occurs when a patient takes a roundhouse punch to a hard object, which means the metatarsal of the fifth digit is the primary point of contact. This bone is fragile and often fractures during roundhouse swings. Note real boxers do not do […]
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Acronym for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Failure to thrive. A diagnosis given to patients who are generally malnourished or not gaining weight properly
Non ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction
ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
ulcerative colitis. An autoimmune gastrointestinal disorder.