extremity

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a highly volatile dangerous situation requiring immediate remedial action

Synonyms for extremity

an extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease)

the greatest or utmost degree

the outermost or farthest region or point

that part of a limb that is farthest from the torso

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To provide an overview of risk factors prevalent in lower extremity amputation, ways to prevent the progression of foot ulcers and reduce the need for lower extremity amputations, and the need for a comprehensive foot care model for patients with diabetes mellitus who are on hemodialysis.
789), and again demonstrated no difference in the risk of lower extremity injury when compared to patients that did not use safety restraints (OR, 1.
Nurses and podiatrists in particular are often involved in assessing and managing lower extremity wounds, often working in partnership.
These observations were based on retrospective chart reviews of all patients in a podiatric private practice (SMG) over 1 year to identify those with lower extremity symptoms of lumbar spinal stenosis who were evaluated with positional testing.
This study prospectively evaluates the measurement of CVP from a CVC with those obtained from a peripheral intravenous cannula placed in either the upper or lower extremity.
Fourteen patients had lower extremity PVD prior to transplant; another 21 developed the condition posttransplant.
Blindness in both eyes, having only light perception, plus loss or loss of use of one lower extremity.
Covidien submitted the 510(k) to the FDA seeking clearance for use of the SpiderFX embolic protection device in lower extremity endovascular procedures, based on results from the DEFINITIVE[TM] Ca(++) clinical study.
M2 EQUITYBITES-April 28, 2016-Derma Sciences gains MAC coverage for AMNIOEXCEL for the treatment of chronic wounds of the lower extremity under six of eight MAC regions
Background: Lower extremity bursae are very vulnerable to injury during strenuous physical exercises.
Vascular surgeons and other medical specialists from around the world provide 302 chapters on current therapy in vascular and endovascular surgery for cerebrovascular disease, upper extremity arterial disease, aortic aneurysms, lower extremity aneurysms, aortoiliac occlusive disease, lower extremity occlusive disease, embolic diseases of the extremities, amputations, vascular trauma, mesenteric vascular disease, renovascular disease, arteriovenous fistulas and malformations, venous disease, and lymphatic disease, as well as angioaccess surgery.
The disease is frequently seen in patients with diabetes and can result in lower extremity ulcers and amputations.
USPRwire, Thu Jun 06 2013] GlobalData has released its medical devices report, "MediPoint: Peripheral Vascular Stents for the Lower Extremity - Current and Future Players".
Measures of lower extremity performance were at least 30 percent lower than predicted, but handgrip strength was relatively preserved.
The objectives of this study were to establish the reliability, accuracy and concurrent validity of electrogoniometers for measuring extreme lower extremity movements.
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