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di·rec·tion

(di-rek'shŭn),
1. Order for procedure in health care according to mandate of supervisory personnel or dictates of other prevailing authority.
2. Alignment of movement from one bodily locus to another (for example, cephalad, caudad).

Direction

Bringing about the free balance of the head on the spine and the resulting release of the erector muscles of the back and legs which establish improved coordination.
Mentioned in: Alexander Technique

di·rec·tion

(di-rek'shŭn)
1. Order for procedure in health care according to mandate of supervisory personnel or dictates of other prevailing authority.
2. Alignment of movement from one bodily locus to another.
[L. directione]

direction

orientation within the body.

caudal direction
towards the tail end of the body.
cranial direction
towards the head end of the body.
distal direction
distant from the long axis of the body.
dorsal direction
1. the surface directed towards the back or spine.
2. the extensor surface of the distal limbs.
lateral direction
the surface directed away from the median plane.
medial direction
towards the median plane (a vertical plane passing through the body from nose tip to tail tip).
palmar direction
the flexor aspect of the foot, below the carpus, the surface directed towards the ground.
plantar direction
below the tarsus, the surface directed towards the ground.
proximal direction
closer to the long axis of the body.
rostral direction
towards the head or mouth.
ventral direction
the surface directed towards the belly or ground.

Patient discussion about direction

Q. Is it possible to have pin worm on directly on the skin of your fore arms? I've had this condition for more than a year. The only thing that makes a difference is something to kill parasites. Nothing works efficiently. I itch all over beside having big sores on my arms and back. I've hade blood test that show that there are no parasites in the blood. So now what do I do? I am constantly digging this out of my skin, and the buggars jump.

A. I'm seeing a dermatologist. They said it wasn't scabies. That's what I thought it was at first. I keep breaking out in new places. The Dr. say's it's dermititous, but I'm seeing something different. Went I first broke out with this I felt crawly in the area I now have the sores.

Q. Can any one direct me to a website which offers information about "must to know during Pregnancy " tips and advices ? i would consider it a great favour and i'd be very thankful .. at the moment i'm about to explode ... i feel like i am far of being ready ... i think that without a good preparation i won't be a good father ... :(

A. Hey, Jim.. you can try several links (which are my favorites) here :

http://www.whattoexpect.com/what-to-expect/landing-page.aspx (I suggest you to buy the book version, it's quite complete and informative)

http://www.marchofdimes.com/

http://www.doctoradhi.com/blog (this is my personal blog, just click on pregnancy tag words, then you can find several article I wrote about pregnancy)

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