Emergency medicine, as a branch of medicine, deals with the detection and treatment of medical emergencies. It is closely linked to the sub-areas of internal medicine, surgery, anesthesiology and neurology. Emergency medicine is in Germany
The term alternative medicine is understood to mean any diagnostic method and treatment that is not taught in medical studies. It is a collective term, behind which various approaches are hidden. Alternative medicine understands
The term conditioning comes from the field of psychology. A distinction is made here between classic conditioning and instrumental or operant conditioning.
Thrombolysis softens a thrombus with the help of drugs (fibrinolytics). However, this procedure is only possible with small and fresh thrombi. The synonym for thrombolysis is lysis therapy. The medical specialties for the
Neuroradiology makes neurological structures in the human body visible through the imaging processes of sonography (ultrasound), computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance tomography (MRT). It is a branch of radiology.
A laparotomy is the surgical opening of the abdominal cavity. It takes place during a surgical procedure.
Endosonography is a gentle examination method that uses ultrasound to depict certain organs from inside the body. The digestive organs and the chest become particularly common with this relatively new method of diagnosis
Although the frequency of bowel evacuation varies from person to person, constipation can quickly lead to health problems. If there is no stool for a longer period of time, the feces are transported back into the stomach and in extreme cases
A test procedure for the detection of dementia and Alzheimer's disease is called a mini mental status test. The method can be used to determine cognitive deficits.
A colposcopy is the examination of the back wall of the cervix with a special device (colposcope). Abnormal cells are identified here, possibly a biopsy performed and, if necessary, treated immediately. The primary goal of a colposcopy is
When it comes to the word tracheotomy, many people have bad images in front of their eyes: Accidents, emergency doctors fighting for the victim's life and finally saving them by opening their trachea. That may sound dramatic, but it is medical
Venography is a radiological procedure that is used to map the venous system specifically to the veins of the legs. In most cases the indication arises from the suspicion of thrombosis or varicose veins. Because of the rays
The word gynecology makes many women feel uncomfortable. This does not have to be the case. After all, gynecology involves more than just examining and palpating the reproductive organs.
The spagyric represents an ancient natural healing method, which was founded by Paracelsus. The remedies produced in this procedure are said to activate the body's self-healing powers. There have been various methods of making
Around 40% of the world's population live in the tropics. Tropical medicine deals with tropical infectious diseases and other health problems in the tropics. It thus serves the inhabitants of tropical habitats and travelers who
Vascular surgery eliminates disorders and diseases of the blood vessels, for example vascular stenoses or varices, through conservative (non-invasive) or surgical therapies. It is a branch of surgery. A commonly performed operation
Tonometry is a diagnostic measurement method used in ophthalmology (eye medicine). The intraocular pressure is determined with special devices. An increase in this value can indicate the presence of glaucoma, the greens
Phototherapy is a medical treatment that uses artificial light such as white light or UV lamps. These therapy methods are used to remedy organic and psychological complaints. Prim
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is a method of magnetic resonance imaging for the visual representation of physiological changes in the body. It is based on the physical principles of nuclear magnetic resonance. In the strict sense, will