induction

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induction

ANESTHESIOLOGY

H3 18 pt The process of “sleeping” a patient using anaesthetics to transition the patient from fully awake to the unconscious state of general anaesthesia. The induction technique used reflects patient and surgical factors, as well as anaesthetist preference and level of experience. Induction is followed by maintenance

Reference Anaesthesia &intensive care medicine 2006; 7:364-368

EMBRYOLOGY

H3 18 pt An interaction between cells or groups of cells that affects differentiation

See French flag model, Spemann-Mangold organiser

EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE

H3 18 pt Reasoning from the results of specific circumstance to reach conclusions about a theory–i.e., from specific to general

Reference http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/courses-jmgay/

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

H3 18 pt The upregulation of transcription in a repressed system due to the interaction between the inducer and a regulatory protein–e.g., lac operon is induced by adding lactose or IPTG

Reference smaloy@uiuc.edu

OBSTETRICS

H3 18 pt Inductionof labour, see there

ONCOLOGY

H3 18 pt (1) Inductionchemotherapy, see there

(2) Inductionof remission, see there

See Induction chemotherapy, Induction of remission

PSYCHOLOGY

H3 18 pt A form of verbal reasoning in which a parent (or other carer) induces the child to think about his actions and the consequences on others, per Hoffman’s typology of discipline styles

Reference http://www.usu.edu/psycho101/glossary/a-z.html

VOX POPULI

H3 18 pt Logical thought process in which generalisations are developed from specific observations: reasoning moves from the particular to the general

Reference http://www.healthknowledge.org.uk