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Aug 122014

Carpal tunnel syndrome

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A repetitive stress injury characterized by pain, numbness and weakness in the wrist and hand.

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Cartilage

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A tough, white elastic tissue that covers the contact points of the bones that make up joints in the body, providing a cushion between the contact points and allowing smooth and painless movement of the joint.

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Case Manager

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The individual who assembles and coordinates a team of health care service providers, including doctors, nurses and therapists, for a patient.

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CAT Scan

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Computed axial tomography, sometimes called CT scan, uses special x-ray equipment to obtain images of different angles around the body which can be used to produce a computer-generated cross-section of body tissues and organs. CT imaging produces very detailed images that can help diagnose problems such as cancers, cardiovascular disease, ...

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Catheter

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A tube inserted into the body to drain fluid, inject fluid or keep a passage open.

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