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Scanner Choosing a Scanner The word scanner by itself needs some clarification. In the context of this article, scanner refers to that electronic device that helps transfer printed matter (text, photographs, and graphics) into an electronic form that can be stored and processed on a computer. Other types of scanners include bar code scanners (found […]

Laptops

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LAPTOPS Laptops With increasing use of the computers in our lives, the number of situations where one finds the need for a computer is continuing to grow. Clearly, not every such situation will be in the vicinity of a computer. Enter Laptop to the rescue! Laptop computers have given us the enormous advantage of literally […]

Scrotal problems

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 DISORDERS OF THE SCROTUM AND ITS CONTENTS  The scrotum, a relatively small part of the body that houses several important organs that are subject to a  large number of disease processes. Anatomy The wall  is composed of skin, fascia and muscle in layers analogous to those of the anterior abdominal wall. The layers form an elastic […]

What is epidemiology?

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What is Epidemiology? Definition Epidemiology has been defined as “the study of the distribution and determinants of health-related states or events in specified populations, and the application of this study to control of health problems” (Last, 1988). It is basically the study of how diseases occur in populations and why. Emergence of epidemiology   Though […]

What is Optic Atrophy?

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Optic Atrophy What is Optic Atrophy? The optic nerve is the nerve of vision.  It carries images of what we see coded as electrical impulses, from our eye to our brain.  The optic nerve is like a cable of electrical wires, and consists of about 1,200,000 separate tiny wires, or nerve fibers.  Each of these carries a part […]