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1Pacemaker Malfunction
2Pacemakers
3Paclitaxel
4Padimate O
5Pain Control (Child)
6Pain Control (Infant/Toddler)
7Pain Control (Neonate)
8Pain Management
9Pain Relief Methods for Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD)
10Pain, Uncertain Cause (Acute)
11Palifermin
12Paliperidone
13Palivizumab
14Palonosetron
15Palpitations
16Pamidronate
17Pancreatic Polypeptide
18Pancreatin
19Pancreatitis
20Pancrelipase
21Pancuronium
22Panic Attack
23Panitumumab
24Pantoprazole
25Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B5
26Pap
27Pap Test
28Papain; Urea
29Papaverine
30Para-Aminobenzoic Acid, PABA
31Paracentesis
32Paraesthesias
33Paraphimosis
34Parathyroid Hormone
35Parathyroid Surgery
36Parathyroid Surgery: Your Evaluation
37Paricalcitol
38Parkinson's Disease: Coping Tips for Caregivers
39Parkinson's Disease: Home Safety
40Parkinson's Disease: Planning for the Future
41Parkinson’s Disease: Coping with Your Emotions
42Parkinson’s Disease: Managing Day to Day
43Parkinson’s Disease: Tips for Taking Medications
44Parkinson’s Disease: Understanding Your Medications
45Paromomycin
46Paronychia
47Paronychia (Child)
48Paronychia (Infant/Toddler)
49Paronychia (Neonate)
50Parotidectomy
51Paroxetine
52Partial Cystectomy
53Partial Dentures
54Partial Seizures: Know What to Do
55Partial Seizures: Staying Healthy
56Partial Thromboplastin Time
57Parts of a Foot
58Parts of a Hand
59Parts of the Mouth
60Parts of the Shoulder
61Parts of the Throat and Neck
62Parvovirus
63Pasireotide
64Pat (P.A.T.)
65Patella Fracture
66Patellar Dislocation / Subluxation
67Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) in Premature Infants
68Pazopanib
69PD Catheter Access: Placing the Catheter
70Pediatric Hernia Surgery: Inguinal (Groin) Hernia Repair
71Pediatric Hernia Surgery: Umbilical Hernia Repair
72Pediatric Skeletal Anatomy
73Pediatric Skeletal Growth
74Pediatric Urology Glossary
75Pegademase Bovine
76Pegaptanib
77Pegaspargase
78Pegfilgrastim
79Peginesatide
80Peginterferon Alfa-2a
81Peginterferon Alfa-2b
82Pegloticase
83Pegvisomant
84Pelvic Fracture
85Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
86Pelvic Laparoscopy
87Pelvic Organ Prolapse: After Surgery
88Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Nonsurgical Treatment
89Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Surgery for Cystocele
90Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Surgery for Incontinence
91Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Surgery for Rectocele and Enterocele
92Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Surgery for Uterine Prolapse
93Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Surgery for Vaginal Vault Prolapse
94Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy
95Pelvic Pain In Pregnancy: Unclear (2-3 Trimester)
96Pelvic Pain, Unknown Cause
97Pelvic Tilt, Leg Lift for Back Pain During Pregnancy
98Pelvic Ultrasound
99Pemetrexed
100Pemirolast
101Pemoline
102Penbutolol
103Penciclovir
104Pendulum Exercise for Use with Shoulder Repair Surgeries
105Penicillamine
106Penicillin G
107Penicillin G Benzathine
108Penicillin G Benzathine; Penicillin G Procaine
109Penicillin G Procaine
110Penicillin V
111Penile Self-Injection Procedure
112Penile Self-Injection: Notes and Precautions
113Pentamidine
114Pentazocine
115Pentetate Calcium Trisodium, Ca-DTPA
116Pentetate Zinc Trisodium, Zn-DTPA
117Pentobarbital
118Pentosan
119Pentostatin
120Pentoxifylline
121People You May See in the NICU
122Peptic Ulcer
123Peptic Ulcer (H. Pylori Infection Only)
124Peptic Ulcer Disease (All Causes)
125Percutaneous Biliary Drainage
126Percutaneous Diagnosis of Chest, Lung Problems
127Percutaneous Nephrostomy
128Perflutren Lipid Microspheres
129Perflutren Protein-Type A Microspheres
130Pergolide
131Peri-Anal Abscess, Abx Only
132Peri-Anal Abscess, I And D
133Peri-Orbital Cellulitis
134Pericarditis
135Pericarditis
136Perimenopause
137Perindopril
138Periodic Breathing (Infant)
139Periodontal Disease: Bone Replacement Graft
140Periodontal Disease: Crown Lengthening
141Periodontal Disease: Guided Tissue Regeneration (GTR)
142Periodontal Disease: If You Need Surgery
143Periodontal Disease: Nonsurgical Treatments
144Periodontal Disease: Pocket Reduction Surgery
145Periodontal Disease: Soft Tissue Graft
146Peripheral Angiography
147Peripheral Angioplasty
148Peripheral Arterial Stent
149Peripheral Arterial Thrombolysis
150Peripheral Artery Bypass Surgery
151Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant (PBSCT) for Cancer
152Peripheral Edema, Bilateral
153Peripheral Edema, Unilateral
154Peripheral Vascular Disease
155Peripheral Venous Thrombolysis
156Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)
157Peritoneal Dialysis (PD)
158Peritonsillar Abscess
159Peritonsillar Abscess
160Peritonsillar Infection Abx Only, No I And D
161Periventricular Leukomalacia (PVL) in the Premature Infant
162Permethrin
163Peroneal Nerve Palsy
164Perphenazine
165Perphenazine; Amitriptyline
166Personal Hygiene Basics
167Personality Disorder
168Pertussis (6 Yr-Adult)
169Pertussis (Under 6 Yr)
170Pertussis (Whooping Cough): When to Go to Emergency
171Pertuzumab
172Petechiae (Child)
173Petechiae (Infant/Toddler)
174Phantom Sensation and Phantom Pain After Amputation
175Pharyngeal Abrasion
176Pharyngeal Foreign Body, Removed
177Pharyngitis, Report Pending
178Pharyngitis, Strep (Confirmed)
179Pharyngitis, Strep (Presumed)
180Pharyngitis, Strep, Confirmed (Child)
181Pharyngitis, Strep, Confirmed (Infant/Toddler)
182Pharyngitis, Strep, Presumed (Child)
183Pharyngitis, Strep, Presumed (Infant/Toddler)
184Pharyngitis, Viral
185Phenazopyridine
186Phendimetrazine
187Phenelzine
188Phenobarbital
189Phenobarbital
190Phenoxybenzamine
191Phentermine
192Phentermine; Topiramate
193Phentolamine
194Phenylephrine
195Phenylephrine; Promethazine
196Phenylketonuria (PKU)
197Phenylpropanolamine
198Phenytoin
199Phenytoin
200Phimosis
201Phosphorated Carbohydrate Solution
202Phosphorus
203Phosphorus Salts
204Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) for Cancer
205Phototherapy for Newborn Jaundice
206Physical Assault
207Physical Assault, Prevention
208Physical Fitness and Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)
209Physical Problems After Brain Injury
210Physostigmine
211Phytonadione, Vitamin K1
212Phytophotodermatitis
213Picc Line Care
214Pierced Ear Lobe Infection
215Pilocarpine
216Pilonidal Cyst
217Pilonidal Cyst, Infected (Abx Only)
218Pilonidal Cyst, Infected (Incision And Drainage)
219Pilonidal Cyst, Not Infected
220Pimecrolimus
221Pimozide
222Pindolol
223Pinworms
224Pioglitazone
225Pipecuronium
226Piperacillin
227Piperacillin; Tazobactam
228Pirbuterol
229Piroxicam
230Pitavastatin
231Pituitary Gland Surgery
232Pityriasis Rosea
233Placenta Previa
234Planning for Cervical Disk Surgery
235Planning for Travel When You Have Diabetes
236Planning to Quit Smoking
237Plantar Fasciitis
238Plantar Warts
239Plasmodium (Blood)
240Platelet Antibody
241Platelets
242Playground Safety
243Pleconaril
244Plerixafor
245Pleural Effusion
246Pleural Effusion
247Pleurisy
248Pleurisy
249Plicamycin
250PMS: Tracking Your Symptoms
251Pneumococcal Vaccine, Polyvalent
252Pneumocystis Jirovecii (Tissue, Fluid)
253Pneumonia (Adult)
254Pneumonia (Child)
255Pneumonia in Children
256Pneumothorax (Collapsed Lung)
257Pneumothorax in Children
258Pneumothorax, Blunt Trauma
259Pneumothorax, Spontaneous
260Podofilox
261Podophyllum
262Poison Ivy Dermatitis
263Poison Ivy Dermatitis (Child)
264Poison Ivy Dermatitis (Infant/Toddler)
265Poison Ivy Dermatitis (Neonate)
266Poison Oak Dermatitis
267Poison Oak Dermatitis (Child)
268Poison Oak, Dermatitis (Infant/Toddler)
269Poison Oak, Dermatitis (Neonate)
270Poison Proof Your Home
271Poisoning, Non-Toxic (Child)
272Policosanol
273Poliovirus Vaccine Live Oral, OPV
274Poliovirus Vaccine, Inactivated, IPV
275Poly-ureaurethane
276Polycarbophil
277Polycythemia and Hyperviscosity in the Newborn
278Polyethylene Glycol
279Polyethylene Glycol; Electrolytes
280Polyethylene Glycol; Electrolytes; Bisacodyl
281Polyhydramnios
282Polymyxin B
283Polymyxin B; Trimethoprim
284Polysaccharide-Iron Complex
285Pomalidomide
286Ponatinib
287Poractant Alfa
288Porfimer
289Porphyrins (Urine)
290Portuguese Man-Of-War Sting
291Posaconazole
292Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scan
293Possible Causes of Dizziness or Fainting
294Possible Causes of Low Back or Leg Pain
295Possible Miscarriage (Threatened Abortion)
296Post Op Wound Check, Bleeding
297Post Op Wound Check, General
298Post Op Wound Check, Infection
299Post Op Wound Check, Pain
300Post-Hip Replacement: Abduction, Adduction
301Post-Hip Replacement: Ankle Pumps, Quad Sets, Leg Raises
302Post-Op Tips: Back
303Post-Op Tips: Foot
304Post-Op Tips: Knee
305Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury
306Postnatal: When to Call the Doctor
307Postsurgery Checklist
308Postsurgical Coughing
309Postsurgical Deep Breathing
310Postural Drainage
311Potassium
312Potassium Citrate
313Potassium Iodide, KI
314Potassium Salts
315Povidone-Iodine
316Pralatrexate
317Pralidoxime
318Pramipexole
319Pramlintide
320Prasterone, Dehydroepiandrosterone, DHEA
321Prasugrel
322Pravastatin
323Prazepam
324Praziquantel
325Prazosin
326Pre-Hip Replacement Exercises for the Legs
327Pre-Hip Replacement: Ankle Pumps, Quad Sets, Leg Raises
328Pre-Knee Replacement: Ankle Pumps, Quad Sets, Leg Raises
329Pre-Knee Replacement: Knee Bends/Extensions, Heel Slides
330Prealbumin (Blood)
331Precare Chewable
332Precare Conceive
333PreCare® Prenatal
334Precocious Puberty (Early Puberty)
335Prediabetes
336Prednicarbate
337Prednisolone
338Prednisolone; Sulfacetamide
339Prednisone
340Pregabalin
341Pregnancy After Age 35
342Pregnancy and Childbirth: Abdominal Cerclage
343Pregnancy and Childbirth: Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR)
344Pregnancy and Childbirth: Premature Rupture of the Membranes (PROM)
345Pregnancy and Childbirth: Transvaginal Cerclage
346Pregnancy and Childbirth: What to Bring to the Hospital
347Pregnancy, Established, Normal Symptoms
348Pregnancy, New Dx
349Pregnancy: Body Changes
350Pregnancy: Common Questions
351Pregnancy: More Common Questions
352Pregnancy: Planning Your Exercise Routine
353Pregnancy: Your First Trimester Changes
354Pregnancy: Your Second Trimester Changes
355Pregnancy: Your Third Trimester Changes
356Pregnancy: Your Weight
357Premature Labor
358Premature Ventricular Contractions
359PrenaFirst
360Prenatal 19
361Prenatal Care for a Healthy Baby
362Prenatal H
363Prenatal Multivitamins and Minerals
364Prenatal Plus Tablets
365Prenatal Rx 1
366Prenatal U
367Prenatal Ultrasound
368Prenate Elite™
369Prenate Ultra
370Prenavite
371Preparing for a Craniotomy
372Preparing for a Visit with Your Health Care Provider
373Preparing for Back Surgery
374Preparing for Carotid Artery Stenting
375Preparing for Carotid Endarterectomy
376Preparing for Electrothermal Catheter Therapy
377Preparing for Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
378Preparing for Orthognathic Surgery
379Preparing for Outpatient Surgery
380Preparing for Pregnancy
381Preparing Your 0- to 12-Month-Old for Surgery
382Preparing Your 1- to 2-Year-Old for Surgery
383Preparing Your 13- to 18-Year-Old for Surgery
384Preparing Your 3- to 5-Year-Old for Surgery
385Preparing Your 6- to 12-Year-Old for Surgery
386Preparing Your Home After Stroke
387Preparing Your Residual Limb for a Prosthesis
388Pressure Ulcers: Common Sites
389Presurgery Checklist
390Prevent Heat-Related Illness in Your Child
391Preventing Bleeding During Chemotherapy
392Preventing Cancer
393Preventing Central Line Infections
394Preventing Common Respiratory Infections
395Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis
396Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis After Surgery
397Preventing Falls in the Home
398Preventing Falls on the Job
399Preventing Falls: Are You At Risk of Falling?
400Preventing Falls: How to Prepare and What to Do
401Preventing Falls: In the Hospital
402Preventing Falls: Make Your Health a Priority
403Preventing Falls: Making Changes in Your Living Space
404Preventing Falls: Moving Safely Out of a Chair and Bed
405Preventing Falls: Moving Safely Outside
406Preventing Falls: Moving Safely Using a Cane or Walker
407Preventing Falls: Staying Active
408Preventing Food Poisoning
409Preventing Kidney Stones
410Preventing Latex Allergy
411Preventing Lyme Disease
412Preventing Migraine Headaches: Medications and Lifestyle Changes
413Preventing Migraine Headaches: Triggers
414Preventing Osteoporosis: Avoiding Bone Loss
415Preventing Osteoporosis: Meeting Your Calcium Needs
416Preventing Osteoporosis: Staying Active
417Preventing Pneumonia
418Preventing Pressure Ulcers
419Preventing Recurrent Stroke: Eating Healthy
420Preventing Recurrent Stroke: Getting Active
421Preventing Repetitive Motion Injury: Shoulder
422Preventing Sinusitis
423Preventing Skin Cancer
424Preventing Slips on the Job
425Preventing Surgical Site Infections
426Preventing Tension-type Headaches
427Preventing the Spread of Infection
428Preventing the Spread of Infection: Understanding Isolation Procedures
429Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury
430Preventing Trips on the Job
431Preventing Vaginal Infection
432Preventing Vaginitis
433Prevention Guidelines, Ages 2 to 18
434Prevention Guidelines, Birth to Age 2
435Prevention Guidelines, Men Ages 18 to 39
436Prevention Guidelines, Men Ages 40 to 49
437Prevention Guidelines, Men Ages 50 to 64
438Prevention Guidelines, Men Ages 65 and Older
439Prevention Guidelines, Women Ages 18 to 39
440Prevention Guidelines, Women Ages 40 to 49
441Prevention Guidelines, Women Ages 50 to 64
442Prevention Guidelines, Women Ages 65 and Older
443Previte Rx
444Priapism
445Prilocaine
446Primacare®
447PrimaCare® ONE
448Primaquine
449Primidone
450Probenecid
451Problems Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Can Treat
452Problems Linked to ADHD
453Problems That Hysterectomy Can Treat
454Problems with the Senses After Brain Injury
455Problems with Thinking Skills After Brain Injury
456Probucol
457Procainamide
458Procaine
459Procarbazine
460Procedural Sedation (Adult)
461Procedural Sedation (Child)
462Procedures for Deep Vein Thrombosis
463Prochlorperazine
464Progesterone
465Progesterone
466Progressive Relaxation
467Proinsulin (Blood)
468Prolactin (Blood)
469Promethazine
470Promoting Good Sleep for Your Child
471Propafenone
472Propantheline
473Propofol
474Propoxyphene
475Propranolol
476Propylthiouracil, PTU
477Prostate Anatomy
478Prostate Biopsy
479Prostate Cancer Screening
480Prostate Cancer Screening: Making Your Decision
481Prostate Cancer Treatment: Interstitial Brachytherapy
482Prostate Cancer: Controlling Cancer Symptoms and Spread
483Prostate Cancer: Grading
484Prostate Cancer: Making a Treatment Plan
485Prostate Cancer: Staging
486Prostate Cancer: Surgery
487Prostate Needle Biopsy
488Prostate Problems and Related Urinary Symptoms
489Prostate Ultrasound
490Prostate-Specific Antigen
491Prostatitis
492Protamine
493Protect Your Child from the Flu
494Protect Your Newborn from Cigarette Smoke
495Protecting Patients from Pressure Ulcers
496Protecting Your Child from Viral Hepatitis Infection
497Protecting Your Foot After Foot Surgery
498Protecting Your Neck: Posture and Body Mechanics
499Protein C (Blood)
500Protein C Concentrate, Human
501Protein Electrophoresis (Blood)
502Protein S (Blood)
503Proteinuria
504Prothrombin Time
505Protoporphyrin (Blood)
506Protriptyline
507Pruritus Ani (Anal Itching)
508PSA Test
509Pseudoephedrine
510Psoriasis
511Psychosis
512Psyllium
513Pterygium
514Puberty: Normal Growth and Development in Boys
515Puberty: Normal Growth and Development in Girls
516Pulling a Patient Up in Bed
517Pulmonary (Lung) Histoplasmosis
518Pulmonary Angiography
519Pulmonary Edema
520Pulmonary Embolism
521Pulmonary Exercise Stress Test
522Pulmonary Fibrosis
523Pulmonary Function Tests
524Pulmonary Function Tests: When Your Infant Needs Spirometry
525Pulmonary Hypertension
526Pulmonary Nodule, Solitary
527Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
528Pulse Oximetry Screening for Congenital Heart Defects
529Puncture Wound, Foot
530Puncture Wound, General
531Pursed-Lip Breathing
532Putting on Compression Stockings
533Pyelonephritis, Female (Adult)
534Pyelonephritis, Male (Adult)
535Pyeloplasty
536Pyloric Stenosis, Suspected
537Pyogenic Granuloma
538Pyrantel
539Pyrazinamide, PZA
540Pyrethrins; Piperonyl Butoxide
541Pyridostigmine
542Pyridoxine, Vitamin B6
543Pyrimethamine
544Pyrimethamine; Sulfadoxine
545Pyrithione Zinc
 
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