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met

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a unit of measurement of heat production by the body, being the metabolic heat produced by a resting-sitting subject; it is equal to 50 kilogram calories per square meter of body surface per hour.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

MET

Abbreviation for metabolic equivalent.

Met

Symbol for methionine or methionyl.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

MET

Physiology
A metabolic unit used to quantify the intensity of physical activity, which is defined as the ratio of the metabolic rate during exercise to the metabolic rate at rest. One MET corresponds to an energy expenditure of approximately 1 kca1Jkg of body weight/hour, or an oxygen uptake of 3.5 ml of O2 consumption/kg/hour. The MET unit is of use when planning the rehabilitation of patients who have had a myocardial infarction.

Metabolic Equivalents
1—Sleeping, reclining. 
2—Sitting (e.g., desk work, highway driving).
3—Very light exertion (e.g., office work, city driving). 
4—Light exertion, normal breathing (e.g., slow walking, mopping, golfing with a cart). 
5—Moderate exertion with deep breathing (e.g., normal walking, golfing on foot, callisthenics, raking leaves, downhill skiing, hunting, fishing, slow dancing, interior painting). 
6—Vigourous exertion with panting, overheating (e.g., slow jogging, speed-walking, tennis, swimming, cross-country skiing, fast biking, shovelling snow, heavy restaurant work, laying bricks, heavy gardening, heavy household repairs). 
7—Heavy exertion with gasping and sweating (e.g., fast jogging, running, continuous racquetball, touch football, moving heavy rocks, mixing cement, using a jackhammer, shovelling deep or heavy snow, hanging drywall).
8—Peak or extreme exertion (e.g., fast running, jogging uphill, aggressive sports with no rest, extreme work, pushing or pulling with one’s entire strength).
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MET

Abbreviation for metabolic equivalent;
muscle energy technique.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Met

abbrev. METHIONINE.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Patient discussion about MET

Q. I have met my close friend after 3 years. She is showing some signs of high depression. How can I help her? I have met my very close friend after 3 years and she is very depressed. I am worried that she is showing some signs of high depression. She talks all rubbish and negatives these days which is filled with that nonsense hopelessness. She was fine and going good when I left her and now she is completely negative in her behavior and also very depressed. She is not able to enjoy my company. She had lost her weight and her eyes reflect the bluntness. She keeps silent most of the time. How can I help her?

A. I think first you must talk to her and find out about when and how this started. Take her to all the places where you both used to go. She might have come across difficult phase in these years which would have made her depressed and she may need a support to bring her back to normal way of living. We cannot say that this is a depression which would get cured by just talking and knowing the reasons but you must help her to fight back for the thing she had lost. If there is no desired result, then do consult a physician.
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Q. Does staging in breast cancer is linked to metastasis and what is the use of staging?

A. stages in cancer tell of it's progress. is it benign, does it have a capsule, did it metastasized and all that. but if you are looking for more accurate and more information on that in general:
http://www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/diagnosis/staging.jsp

this should do it!

Q. What is the best pathophysiology of colorectal cancer. The pathophysiology just has to be brief and concise. It also has to include nursing considerations for the patient.

A. i'm not sure i understand your question...do you mean what is the best treatment for colorectal cancer? patophysiology is the changes the tissue acquired. if you'll give me more details on what you are looking for i'll be more then happy to help you.

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