Cambios psicologicos en el adulto

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This is most clearly demonstrated by the “swinging flashlight test.” When the flashlight is shined first in the abnormal eye, then in the healthy eye, and then again in the eye with the pupillary defect, the affected pupil becomes larger rather than smaller. Ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) An ankle-foot orthosis is a brace, usually plastic, that is worn on the lower leg and foot to support the ankle and correct foot drop.

By holding the foot and ankle in the correct position, the AFO promotes correct heel-toe walking.

This English-Spanish Wordbank of Social Security Terminology contains everyday words and expressions as well as technical Social Security terminology.

It is intended to promote uniformity in language usage and avoid misinterpretation of Spanish language materials issued by the Social Security Administration.

ACTH stimulates the adrenal glands to release glucocorticoid hormones.The precise origin and pathophysiologic processes of these diseases are unknown.The part of the nervous system that regulates involuntary vital functions, including the activity of the cardiac (heart) muscle, smooth muscles (e.g., of the gut), and glands.It is a metabolic disorder combining the characteristics of Addison’s disease and cerebral sclerosis (Schilder disease).Advance directives preserve the person’s right to accept or reject a course of medical treatment even after the person becomes mentally or physically incapacitated to the point of being unable to communicate those wishes.

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