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Long Term Care United States Directory   1988 1
Long Term Care United States Handbooks : Krechting, Janie L.  2002 1

Long Term Survivors -- See Survivors

Persons who have experienced a prolonged survival after serious disease or who continue to live with a usually life-threatening condition as well as family members, significant others, or individuals surviving traumatic life events.

Long Term Survivors Hiv -- See HIV Long-Term Survivors

Persons who have experienced prolonged survival of HIV infection. This includes the full spectrum of untreated, HIV-infected long-term asymptomatics to those with AIDS who have survived due to successful treatment.
  Longevity -- 3 Related Mesh Subjects   3
Longevity   21
Longevity Ethics : Turner, Bryan S.  2009 1
Longevity Handbooks   2005 1
Longevity Physiology   2
Longevity Popular Works   3
Longitudinal Method United States : Snowdon, David,  2001 1
Longitudinal Studies   32
Longitudinal Studies Congresses   1993 1
Longitudinal Studies Maryland : Furstenberg, Frank F.,  1987 1
Longitudinal Studies Massachusetts : Levy, Daniel,  2005 1
Longitudinal Studies New York   2003 1
Longitudinal Studies United States   8

Lontra -- See Otters

Fish-eating carnivores of the family MUSTELIDAE, found on both hemispheres.

Loodah Hahoodzo -- See Florida


Loop Ileostomy -- See Ileostomy

Surgical creation of an external opening into the ILEUM for fecal diversion or drainage. This replacement for the RECTUM is usually created in patients with severe INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES. Loop (continent) or tube (incontinent) procedures are most often employed.

Lorrs Inpatient Multidimensional Psychiatric Rating Scale -- See Psychiatric Status Rating Scales

Standardized procedures utilizing rating scales or interview schedules carried out by health personnel for evaluating the degree of mental illness.
Los Angeles Air Pollution History : Jacobs, Chip.  2008 1
Los Angeles Calif 20th Century Fiction : Schneider, Michel,  2008 1
Los Angeles Calif Fiction : Kellerman, Jonathan.  2009 1
Los Angeles History 20th Century : Jacobs, Chip.  2008 1
Los Angeles Smog : Jacobs, Chip.  2008 1
Lost And Found Possessions Fiction : Boivin, Kelly.  1990 1

Lost Cause Mythology -- See Also United States History Civil War, 1861-1865


Lou Gehrig Disease -- See Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

A degenerative disorder affecting upper MOTOR NEURONS in the brain and lower motor neurons in the brain stem and SPINAL CORD. Disease onset is usually after the age of 50 and the process is usually fatal within 3 to 6 years. Clinical manifestations include progressive weakness, atrophy, FASCICULATION, hyperreflexia, DYSARTHRIA, dysphagia, and eventual paralysis of respiratory function. Pathologic features include the replacement of motor neurons with fibrous ASTROCYTES and atrophy of anterior SPINAL NERVE ROOTS and corticospinal tracts. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1089-94)
Louisiana   2
Louisiana Juvenile Literature : Kent, Deborah.  1988 1

Love -- See Also Courtship

Activities designed to attract the attention or favors of another.
Love   36
Love Fiction : McCall Smith, Alexander,  2020 1
Love History : Sternberg, Robert J.  1998 1
Love Popular Works   5
Love Stories : Macomber, Debbie.  2008 1

Lovebirds -- See Agapornis

A genus comprised of nine species of small PARROTS from Africa. They are noted for showing affection for their mates.

Low Back Pain -- See Also Sciatica

A condition characterized by pain radiating from the back into the buttock and posterior/lateral aspects of the leg. Sciatica may be a manifestation of SCIATIC NEUROPATHY; RADICULOPATHY (involving the SPINAL NERVE ROOTS; L4, L5, S1, or S2, often associated with INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT); or lesions of the CAUDA EQUINA.
Low Back Pain Popular Works   2011 1
Low Back Pain Prevention And Control : Marras, William S.  2008 1

Low Bone Density -- See Bone Diseases, Metabolic

Diseases that affect the METABOLIC PROCESSES of BONE TISSUE.

Low Bone Mineral Density -- See Bone Diseases, Metabolic

Diseases that affect the METABOLIC PROCESSES of BONE TISSUE.

Low Dose Oral Contraceptive -- See Contraceptives, Oral

Compounds, usually hormonal, taken orally in order to block ovulation and prevent the occurrence of pregnancy. The hormones are generally estrogen or progesterone or both.
Low Juliette Gordon 1860 1927 Juvenile Literature : Kudlinski, Kathleen V.  1988 1

Low Protein Diet -- See Diet, Protein-Restricted

A diet that contains limited amounts of protein. It is prescribed in some cases to slow the progression of renal failure. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)

Lower Dublin Pa Township -- See Also Philadelphia (Pa.)

Lower Extremity Popular Works : Cristian, Adrian,  2006 1

Lsd -- See Lysergic Acid Diethylamide

Semisynthetic derivative of ergot (Claviceps purpurea). It has complex effects on serotonergic systems including antagonism at some peripheral serotonin receptors, both agonist and antagonist actions at central nervous system serotonin receptors, and possibly effects on serotonin turnover. It is a potent hallucinogen, but the mechanisms of that effect are not well understood.

Luminescence Physical -- See Luminescence

Emission of LIGHT when ELECTRONS return to the electronic ground state from an excited state and lose the energy as PHOTONS. It is sometimes called cool light in contrast to INCANDESCENCE. LUMINESCENT MEASUREMENTS take advantage of this type of light emitted from LUMINESCENT AGENTS.
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