communication between individuals, especially the deaf
, using a system of signs made with the hands and fingers. Called also dactylology
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Patient discussion about signing
Q. What Are The Signs of Dehydration? How can you tell if someone is dehydrated? Are there specific signs or symptoms that may help notice?
A. 2 that I really notice when I am.... When you first stand up you feel dizzy, yet when you lay down you feel fine. My eyes sink back into their sockets.
Q. What Are the Signs of Depression? I have a friend who's been very sad lately and I think she is suffering from serious depression. What are signs of depression?
A. Signs of depression are varied. usually someone who is depressed becomes withdrawn and does not want to mix with friends or go places.
They can be aggressive, angry, suffer from a persecution complex, have difficulty sleeping, binge eat and be prone to crying very easily.
Q. how do know the signs of a parcel sholder septeration i can not raise the left sholder ove my head just part way with out being in pain
A. i'm not sure what is parcel shoulder ( partial maybe..?), but if you are looking for an answer to the pain in your shoulder, here is a diagram that will lead you through several possibilities to the pain:More discussions about signing
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