CLINICAL EXPERIENCE WITH TRICHLORMETHIAZIDE IN EDEMA
- The Pill With the Built-in Surprise. Pearse, Ben // Saturday Evening Post;10/4/1958, Vol. 231 Issue 14, p26
The article provides information on chlorothiazide, a pill developed for patients with edema. Chlorothiazide was discovered by Alfred Vogl, an Austrian physician and a professor at New York University College of Medicine. Edema is characterized by swelling of the body caused by excess body...
- A solid grounding. Osman, Frances // Nursing Standard;3/23/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 28, p24
The article examines the different types of oedema and the physiological processes underlying them. According to the author, there are two types of oedema: localised and generalised oedema. The author notes that a number of patients are either acutely or chronically unwell and have generalised...
- angioedema. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p61
The article provides information on angioedema. Angioneurotic oedema is caused by allergy resulting in the rapid development of swellings similar to of the skin, but also other sites in the body. The most common causes are food allergy, insect stings, infections and drug allergy.
- High-Altitude Hazard. Marshall, Adriene // Pulmonary Reviews;Jan2007, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p23
The article discusses research being done on patent foramen ovale (PFO) and high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE). It references a study by Y. Allemann et al published in a 2006 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association." Researchers discovered that mountain climbers who are...
- eÂ·deÂ·ma. // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary;2009, p108
A definition of the term "edema" is presented. It refers to an excessive accumulation of fluid in body tissue that results in swelling.
- hydrochlorothiazide. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p288
The article presents information on hydrochlorothiazide, is a drug used in the treatment of edema and is administered orally.
- Oedema. // Encyclopedic Reference of Molecular Pharmacology;2004, p683
This encyclopedia entry defines the term "oedema." It is an accumulation of interstitial fluid to a point where it is visible. When fluid volume reached 2-3 liters, oedema begins to form. A shift of fluid into the interstitial space due to primary disturbances in the hydraulic forces governing...
- Edema. // New Harvard Guide to Women's Health;2004, p214
Presents a women's guide to edema, also called bloating or fluid retention. Causes; Risk factors; Symptoms and diagnosis; Treatment.
- BEAT THE bloat. Van Coevorden, Mariana; Brown, Emma-Charlotte // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);6/16/2003, p53
Deals with fluid retention or edema in women. Causes; Treatment; Prevention.