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disorder

a disturbance of public order or peace. Its existence may trigger extended police powers.
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Classification of patients and how to treat functional disorders of the digestive system:
Decreases in functional disorders were also significant in both groups (p < 0.05).
It is not surprising that elderly medical inpatients should have high rates of both organic and functional psychiatric disorders, given the age, and the well established relationship between physical illness and both delirium and functional disorders such as depression and anxiety in this age group.
Social services and other special services - supply contracts (advance notice): request for information: development project for rehabilitation of functional disorders
Sandberg-Lewis embraces the tenets and traditions of naturopathic medicine employing diet modification, herbal medicine, homeopathy, and visceral manipulation to treat diverse functional disorders such as hiatal hernia syndrome and ileo-cecal valve syndrome.
The Acetium capsule, which is taken with a meal, targets people, suffering from gastric mucosal injury and a functional disorder (atrophic gastritis).
* IBS is best defined as a functional disorder, characterised by abdominal pain or discomfort and associated with abnormal defaecation.
Doctors describe it as a functional disorder because there is no sign of disease when the colon is examined.
Functional Disorder. Any condition in which an organ or part of the body does not work the way it is supposed to, even though x-rays and other diagnostic methods show no sign of disease.
Acting Head and Senior Lecturer, Division of Medical Gastroenterology, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is best defined as a functional disorder, characterised by abdominal pain or discomfort and associated with abnormal defaecation.
Patients with chronic constipation may have a normal colon, a morphologic disorder, or a functional disorder.
The Acetium capsule, which is taken with a meal, targets people suffering from gastric mucosal injury and a functional disorder (atrophic gastritis).

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