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  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries involves replacing the ACL with tissue called a graft. Usually an autograft (tendon tissue taken from another part of the body) is used. Repair is ...
  • Some medications used to treat pain can be addictive. Addiction is different from physical dependence or tolerance, however. In cases of physical dependence, withdrawal symptoms occur when a substance suddenly ...
  • Allergies are an abnormal response of the immune system. People who have allergies have an immune system that reacts to a usually harmless substance in the environment. This substance (pollen, mold, and animal ...
  • Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia. Symptoms of Alzheimer's, including early-onset Alzheimer's, include problems with memory, judgment, and thinking, which makes it hard to work or take ...
  • Anesthesia is a way to control pain during a surgery, childbirth or a procedure by using medicine called anesthetics. It can help control your breathing, blood pressure, blood flow, and ...
  • Assisted living is a housing arrangement which people can live independently but can find help with tasks and have some services provided for them. These services may include meals, medication ...
  • If you are in constant back pain or if pain reoccurs frequently and interferes with your ability to sleep, to function at your job, or to perform daily activities, you ...
  • In psychology, behavioral health, as a general concept, refers to the reciprocal relationship between human behavior, individually or socially, and the well-being of the body, mind, and spirit, whether the ...
  • Often, there are no symptoms of breast cancer, but signs of breast cancer can include a breast lump or an abnormal mammogram. Breast cancer stages range from early, curable breast ...
  • Most people with breast cancer have surgery to remove the cancer. You may have breast-conserving surgery or surgery to remove the entire breast. Some of the lymph nodes under the ...
  • Clinical and breast self-exam are important methods of early breast cancer detection and should be performed along with mammography. All three of these methods provide complete breast cancer screening. Most ...
  • Cancer can be treated by surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and monoclonal antibody therapy. Our Onocologist/Hemotologist would help determine the right course of treatment for all cancer cases. The choice ...
  • Cardiac rehab is a program designed specifically for you and your medical needs. It includes exercise, lifestyle changes, education, and emotional support. It can help improve your health and enable ...
  • A medical specialty dealing with disorders of the heart. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology. ...
  • A medical specialty dealing with disorders of a child, infant, or adolescent heart. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, heart failure, valvular heart disease ...
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome is pain, tingling, and other problems in your hand because of pressure on the median nerve in your wrist. The median nerve and several tendons run from ...
  • A cataract is a painless, cloudy area in the lens of the eye that blocks the passage of light to the retina. The retina is the nerve layer at the ...
  • Is the culmination of a human pregnancy or gestation period with the expulsion of one or more newborn infants from a woman's uterus, also referred to as Labor. The process ...
  • Pain that lasts for 3 months or longer is called chronic. Pain is your body's way of telling you that something is wrong. It's normal for you to have pain ...
  • The endoscopic examination of the large bowel and the distal part of the small bowel with a CCD camera or a fiber optic camera on a flexible tube passed through ...
  • A computed tomography (CT) scan uses X-rays to make detailed pictures of structures inside of the body. A CT scan can be used to study all parts of your body, ...
  • Cystic fibrosis is a disease that causes mucus in the body to become thick and sticky. This glue-like mucus builds up and causes problems in many of the body's organs, ...
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is the formation of a blood clot, known as a thrombus, in the deep leg vein. It is a very serious condition that can cause permanent ...
  • Dementia is the loss of mental functions such as thinking, memory, and reasoning that is severe enough to interfere with a person's daily functioning. Dementia is not a disease itself, ...
  • The branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity (mouth), maxillofacial area and the adjacent and ...
  • The branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity (mouth), maxillofacial area and the adjacent and ...
  • The branch of medicine concerned with the study of the skin, diseases of the skin, and the relationship of cutaneous (skin) lesions to systemic disease.
  • Group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin ...
  • Dialysis is a mechanical process that performs the work that healthy kidneys would do: It clears wastes and extra fluid from the body and restores the proper balance of chemicals ...
  • ENT refers to doctors that treat these areas and the conditions that trouble patients. Ear conditions could be: Hearing loss including BAHA, Ear discharge, Earache, Balance disorders, Tinnitus. Nose conditions ...
  • Emergency care is immediate care - anytime a life threatening health issue arises a patient - or their friends or family members - should seek immediate assistance. Dial 911 for ...
  • The study of the medical aspects of hormones, including diseases and conditions associated with hormonal imbalance, damage to the glands that make hormones, or the use of synthetic or natural ...
  • A procedure that lets your doctor look inside your body. It uses an instrument called an endoscope, or scope for short. Scopes have a tiny camera attached to a long, ...
  • Also called Family Practice or Primary Care. The medical specialty which provides continuing and comprehensive health care for the individual and family. It is the specialty in breadth which integrates ...
  • The medical specialty devoted to the study, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the digestive system. These disorders may affect the esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), ...
  • General surgery is the surgical specialty that focuses on the abdominal organs. Despite the term "general", surgeons that practice general surgery are highly skilled surgeons that typically operate on common ...
  • The branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease in older people and the problems specific to aging. Many Primary Care Providers are your first ...
  • The branch of medicine that is particularly concerned with the health of the female organs of reproduction.
  • A hospital-based general physician. Hospitalists assume the care of hospitalized patients in the place of patients' primary care physicians. In the most prevalent US model of hospitalist care, several physicians ...
  • Infectious diseases, also known as transmissible diseases or communicable diseases resulting from the infection. Infectious pathogens include some viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa, multicellular parasites, and aberrant proteins known as prions. ...
  • Samaritan Medical Center is proud to offer a dedicated infusion service that fills a critical need in our community for patients requiring this specialized care for certain medications and treatments. ...
  • The medical specialty dedicated to the diagnosis and medical treatment of adults. A physician who specializes in internal medicine is referred to as an internist. Subspecialties of internal medicine include ...
  • The use of image guidance methods to gain access to the deepest interior of most organs and organ systems. Interventional radiology includes the use of balloons, catheters, micro catheters, stents, ...
  • Joint replacement surgery involves replacing a destroyed joint with an artificial joint. In knee or hip replacement surgery, the artificial joint is made out of metal and plastic. In the ...
  • A stone in the kidney or a stone that originates in the kidney but has passed lower down in the urinary tract. Kidney stones are a common cause of blood ...
  • A level of care that provides rehabilitative, restorative, and/or ongoing skilled nursing care to patients or residents in need of assistance with activities of daily living. Long-term care facilities include ...
  • The lung is the essential respiration organ. Our two lungs are located near the backbone on either side of the heart. Their principal function is to transport oxygen from the ...
  • A mammogram is an X-ray test that produces an image of the inner breast tissue on film. This technique, called mammography, is used to visualize normal and abnormal structures within ...
  • Mental health describes a level of psychological well-being, or an absence of a mental disorder. From the perspective of 'positive psychology' or 'holism', mental health may include an individual's ability ...
  • An MRI (or magnetic resonance imaging) scan is a radiology technique that uses magnetism, radio waves, and a computer to produce images of body structures. The MRI scanner is a ...
  • Neonatology is a subspecialty of pediatrics that consists of the medical care of newborn infants, especially the ill or premature newborn infant. It is a hospital-based specialty, and is usually ...
  • The medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system, which includes the brain, the spinal cord, and the nerves.
  • Surgeries concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.
  • A residential facility for people with chronic illness or disability, particularly older people who have mobility and eating problems. Also known as a convalescent home and long-term care facility. ...
  • A commonly used abbreviation. OB is short for obstetrics or for an obstetrician, a physician who delivers babies. GYN is short for gynecology or for a gynecologist, a physician who ...
  • The art and science of managing pregnancy, labor, and the puerperium (the time after delivery).
  • The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries occurring at work or in specific occupations, as well screening and certain tests that need ...
  • The diagnosis, treatment and prevention of blood diseases (hematology) and cancer (oncology) and research into them. Hematology-oncology includes such diseases as iron deficiency anemia, hemophilia, sickle cell disease, the thalassemia, ...
  • Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye. An ophthalmologist is a specialist in medical and surgical eye problems. Since ophthalmologists ...
  • Oral Surgery is a recognized international specialty in dentistry. It includes the diagnosis, surgical and related treatment of diseases, injuries and defects involving both the functional and esthetic aspects of ...
  • Is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, ...
  • A medical and surgical specialty concerned with the diagnosis, management, and treatment of diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat (ENT) and related structures of the head and neck, ...
  • Faulty electrical signaling in the heart causes arrhythmias. A pacemaker uses low-energy electrical pulses to overcome this faulty electrical signaling. Pacemakers can: speed up a slow heart rhythm, help ...
  • Pain disorder is when a patient experiences chronic pain in one or more areas, and is thought to be caused by psychological stress. The pain is often so severe that ...
  • The process of providing medical care that alleviates or reduces pain. Mild to moderate pain can usually be treated with analgesic medications, such as aspirin. For chronic or severe pain, ...
  • The study of disease. Pathology has been defined as "that branch of medicine which treats of the essential nature of disease." The word "pathology" is sometimes misused to mean disease ...
  • The field of medicine that is concerned with the health of infants, children, and adolescents; their growth and development; and their opportunity to achieve full potential as adults. Physicians that ...
  • PAD is a common circulation problem in which the arteries that carry blood to the legs or arms become narrowed or clogged. This interferes with the normal flow of blood, ...
  • A highly specialized imaging technique that uses short-lived radioactive substances to produce three-dimensional colored images of those substances functioning within the body. These images are called PET scans and the ...
  • This is a level of inpatient rehabilitation services that Samaritan offers, also referred to as PM&R. The Rehabilitation Center's inpatient services are designed for those who are medically stable ...
  • A branch of rehabilitative health that uses specially designed exercises and equipment to help patients regain or improve their physical abilities. Abbreviated PT. PT is appropriate for many types of ...
  • A surgical specialty that is dedicated to reconstruction of facial and body defects due to birth disorders, trauma, burns, and disease. Plastic surgery is also involved with the enhancement of ...
  • Podiatry or podiatric medicine is a branch of medicine devoted to the study of, diagnosis, and medical treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower extremity.
  • Preterm birth is the birth of a baby of less than 37 weeks gestational age. The cause of preterm birth is in many situations elusive and unknown; many factors appear ...
  • Also known as Family Care - a patient's main source for regular medical care, ideally providing continuity and integration of health care services. All family physicians and internists (Internal Medicine), ...
  • A malignant tumor of the prostate, the gland that produces some of the components of semen. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of death of males in the US. ...
  • Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the study and treatment of mental disorders. These mental disorders include various affective, behavioral, cognitive and perceptual abnormalities. A medical doctor specializing in ...
  • The medical specialty dealing with disease involving the respiratory tract, and in particular the lungs. Pulmonology is considered a branch of internal medicine, and is related to intensive care ...
  • The medical specialty dealing with disease involving the respiratory tract, and in particular the lungs of children and adolescents.
  • In radiation therapy (also called radiotherapy), high-energy rays are used to damage cancer cells and stop them from growing and dividing. A specialist in radiation therapy is called a radiation ...
  • Radiology (Imaging) is a medical specialty that employs the use of imaging to both diagnose and treat disease visualized within the human body. Radiologists use an array of imaging technologies ...
  • Reconstructive surgery is, in its broadest sense, the use of surgery to restore the form and function of the body, although maxilla-facial surgeons, plastic surgeons and otolaryngologists do reconstructive surgery ...
  • Rheumatology is a sub-specialty in internal medicine and pediatrics, devoted to diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases. Clinicians who specialize in rheumatology are called rheumatologists. Rheumatologists deal mainly with clinical ...
  • Robotic surgery, computer-assisted surgery, and robotically-assisted surgery are terms for technological developments that use robotic systems to aid in surgical procedures. Robotically-assisted surgery was developed to overcome both the limitations ...
  • The fulfillment of the special needs and requirements that are unique to senior citizens. This broad term encompasses such services as assisted living, adult day care, long term care, nursing ...
  • A specialized medical facility staffed by physicians and other professionals experienced in diagnosing and treating sleep-related disorders -a team of specialists and consultants include pulmonary medicine, neurology, cardiology, pediatrics, urology, ...
  • Surgery of the spine and back - mostly performed by neurosurgeons and orthopeadic surgeons.
  • Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse, is a maladaptive patterned use of a substance (drug) in which the user consumes the substance in amounts or with methods not condoned ...
  • A medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a patient to investigate and/or treat a pathological condition such as disease or injury, or to help improve bodily ...
  • Thoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in surgical treatment of diseases affecting organs inside the thorax (the chest)—generally treatment of conditions of the heart (heart disease) and lungs ...
  • The thyroid gland or simply, the thyroid, is one of the largest endocrine glands. The thyroid gland is found in the neck, below the thyroid cartilage (which forms the laryngeal ...
  • Ultrasound produces sound waves that are beamed into the body causing return echoes that are recorded to "visualize" structures beneath the skin. The ability to measure different echoes reflected from ...
  • Urgent care is the delivery of ambulatory care in a facility dedicated to the delivery of medical care outside of a hospital emergency department, usually on an unscheduled, walk-in basis. ...
  • The medical and surgical specialty that focuses on the urinary tracts of males and females, and on the reproductive system of males. Medical professionals specializing in the field of urology ...
  • Surgical specialty that focuses on the urinary tracts of males and females, and on the reproductive system of males. The organs covered by urology surgery include the kidneys, adrenal glands, ...
  • Enlarged tortuous superficial veins, especially of the leg. Symptoms may include achy or heavy feeling in legs, burning, throbbing, muscle cramping, swelling, itching and skin ulcers. Veins have leaflet ...
  • High-energy radiation with waves shorter than those of visible light. X-ray is used in low doses to make images that help to diagnose diseases and conditions in all part ...
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