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Adult Diseases and Conditions: P

  • Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs)

    Detailed information on living with a pacemaker or implantable cardioverter defibrillator

  • Paget Disease of the Bone

    Paget disease of the bone is a chronic bone disorder. It causes bones to become enlarged and deformed. Bone may become dense, but fragile, because of excessive breakdown and deformation of bone. The disease is the most common bone disorder after osteoporosis in people over age 50.

  • Pain Management

    It's normal to expect a certain amount of pain after surgery, but if the pain does not subside with pain medication, you may have a more serious problem. Your doctors and nurses will ask about your pain because they want you to be comfortable.

  • Palliative Care Methods for Controlling Pain

    The biggest problem with palliative care is that many people are referred for care too late. By starting this type of care early, and by using the right type of pain management, nearly all pain problems can be relieved or reduced.

  • Palliative Care: Bringing Comfort

    Palliative care focuses on improving a patient’s quality of life by improving the symptoms of his or her illness, such as pain, shortness of breath, and difficulty sleeping. It's used with a variety of ailments, including cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, kidney failure, or congestive heart failure.

  • Pancreas

    Detailed anatomical description of human pancreas, including simple definitions and labeled, full-color illustrations

  • Pancreas Transplantation

    Pancreas transplantation is a type of surgery in which you receive a healthy donor pancreas. It is a choice for some people with type 1 diabetes.

  • Pancreas: Anatomy and Functions

    Detailed anatomical description of human pancreas, including simple definitions and labeled, full-color illustrations

  • Pancreatic Cancer: Introduction

    Learn the basics of pancreatic cancer, including the types of cancer in the pancreas.

  • Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor

    A pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor is a type of cancer that forms tumors in the pancreas.

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