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  Cheat Chest: Cheats, codes, tips, secrets, walkthroughs for computer and video games.
Cheat Chest covers a wide selection of platforms, ranging from early games consoles such as the Colecovision, through to modern systems such as Microsoft's Xbox and the Sony PlayStation 2.
Since launching on 11th March 2004, Cheat Chest has built up its game cheats database to include cheat codes, hints, tips, unlockables and glitches for well over one thousand games.
Usage of Cheat Chest is subject to understanding and acceptance of our privacy policy.
www.cheatchest.com   (241 words)

  
  Chest pain
Chest pain is one of the most common reasons people call for emergency medical help.
But even if the chest pain you experience has nothing to do with your cardiovascular system, the problem may still be important — and worth the time spent in an emergency room to have your chest pain evaluated.
Chest pain from injured ribs, pinched nerves and sore chest muscles improves with time and self-care measures recommended by your doctor.
www.cnn.com /HEALTH/library/DS/00016.html   (2846 words)

  
  Chest Pain in Kids, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chest pain may also be a manifestation of stress or anxiety.
Chest pain may be a symptom of a serious underlying disease.
In children, chest pain from an aortic aneurysm is extremely rare, and it occurs almost exclusively in the setting of other uncommon diseases, particularly Marfan syndrome.
www.cincinnatichildrens.org /health/heart-encyclopedia/signs/chest.htm   (1258 words)

  
 Lifespan's A - Z Health Information Library - Chest pain   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chest pain is discomfort or pain that you feel anywhere along the front of your body between your neck and upper abdomen.
Angina is called stable angina when your chest pain begins at a predictable level of activity.
If injury, over-exertion, or coughing have caused muscle strain, your chest wall is often tender or painful when you press a finger at the location of the pain.
www.lifespan.org /adam/healthillustratedencyclopedia/1/003079.html   (870 words)

  
 Chest X-ray
A chest x-ray is an x-ray of the chest, lungs, heart, large arteries, ribs, and diaphragm.
Chest x-rays are generally avoided during the 1st and 2nd trimesters of pregnancy (a trimester is a period of 3 months).
A serial chest x-ray (repeated or sequential) may be used to evaluate changes (for example, an increase in the size of an abnormality) found on a previos chest x-ray.
www.healthcentral.com /ency/408/003804.html   (402 words)

  
 Chest pain
Chest pain in patients with sickle syndromes can occur from pulmonary infarction, pneumonia, myocardial ischemia, chest wall pain from bone infarction, or as part of the diffuse pain of pain crisis.
The Acute Chest Syndrome is defined as a new infiltrate on chest radiograph in a patient with sickle cell disease, with possible associated features of acute pleuritic chest pain, fever, prostration, or leukocytosis.
Chest pain, which is a usual occurrence during pain episodes can be treated as an uncomplicated pain episode provided the chest film is normal and there are no other respiratory symptoms, fever, or physical findings on chest exam.
www.scinfo.org /chest.htm   (2397 words)

  
 Chest pain - Better Health Channel.
Chest pain may be serious and you should always seek urgent medical help.
Chest pain may be caused by poor blood flow to the heart leading to angina or by a sudden blockage in the coronary arteries resulting in a heart attack.
Because of the complex system of nerves in the body, the cause of the chest pain may come from elsewhere in the body, such as the abdomen.
www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au /bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Chest_pain?OpenDocument   (1017 words)

  
 eMedicine - Flail Chest : Article by H Scott Bjerke, MD, FACS
Severe blunt injury to the chest continues to be one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in both young and old trauma victims.
While many patients with flail chest require intubation, advances in the knowledge of physiology and chest wall mechanics, as well as the potential morbidity of prolonged mechanical ventilation, have reestablished that it is the severity of the underlying lung injury and not the flail segment that causes a problem.
Flail chest is an indicator of significant kinetic force to the chest wall and rib cage but also may occur with lesser trauma in persons with underlying pathology, including osteoporosis, total sternectomy, and multiple myeloma.
www.emedicine.com /med/topic2813.htm   (2610 words)

  
 Chest Pain-Topic Overview
Chest discomfort or pain is a key warning symptom of a heart attack.
Chest discomfort or pain that is crushing or squeezing or feels like a heavy weight on the chest.
Chest discomfort or pain that comes on or gets worse with exercise, stress, or eating a large meal and goes away with rest may be a warning symptom of heart disease.
www.webmd.com /heart-disease/tc/Chest-Pain-Topic-Overview   (575 words)

  
 Chest drainage therapy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Conditions that may need to be treated by chest drainage therapy include emphysema (air in the tissues of the lungs), tuberculosis, and spontaneous pneumothorax (air in the chest cavity) that causes more than a 25% collapse of the lung.
Chest drainage therapy is usually done in conjunction with treating the underlying cause of the fluid build-up.
The area of the chest that includes the lining of the chest cavity, the space the lungs are located in, and the membrane covering of the lungs.
www.healthatoz.com /healthatoz/Atoz/ency/chest_drainage_therapy.jsp   (890 words)

  
 Chest x ray   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A chest x ray is a procedure used to evaluate organs and structures within the chest for symptoms of disease.
Chest x rays include views of the lungs, heart, small portions of the gastrointestinal tract, thyroid gland and the bones of the chest area.
Chest x rays are used to see foreign bodies that may have been swallowed or inhaled, and to evaluate response to treatment for various diseases.
www.healthatoz.com /healthatoz/Atoz/ency/chest_x_ray.jsp   (1333 words)

  
 Chest
A chest x-ray is often performed as part of a routine physical examination, and it also may be performed to reveal or rule out conditions such as pneumonia, congestive heart failure, tuberculosis or other lung and heart conditions.
The radiographs of your chest then will be given to a radiologist - a physician who specializes in the diagnostic interpretation of medical images.
The radiation that you are exposed to during a chest radiograph, like the radiation produced during any other x-ray procedure, passes through you immediately.
www.asrt.org /content/ThePublic/AboutRadiologicProcedures/Chest.aspx   (725 words)

  
 Chest Pain
Angina: Angina is chest pain related to an imbalance between the oxygen demand of the heart and the amount of oxygen delivered via the blood.
Chest pain occurs because of inflammation to the lining of the lungs.
Pain is typically located in the mid chest, with intermittently dull and sharp pain that may be increased with deep breaths, movement, and deep touch.
www.emedicinehealth.com /chest_pain/article_em.htm   (863 words)

  
 Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Chest pains
Adolescent chest pain is common, particularly in girls.
That is to say if an adolescent has an underlying issue that might cause chest pain, that psychological stress would exacerbate or initiate it.
Chest pain is a prevalent problem that is usually benign but is commonly misunderstood and creates considerable anxiety in adolescents and their families.
en.allexperts.com /q/Family-Internal-Medicine-969/Chest-pains.htm   (574 words)

  
 Chest Pain
Chest pain can be caused by any number of things, but the most common causes are chronic cough, strenuous exercise that causes muscle soreness in that area, and precordial catch syndrome, which is believed to be caused by a pinched nerve in the chest area.
If the chest pain is recurrent or the doctor hears suspicious heart sounds with a stethoscope, he or she may order additional diagnostic tests.
While most chest pain is harmless, you should call your child’s physician immediately if the pain is so severe that it interferes with daily activities, the pain lasts for longer than one hour, your child is not acting like his or her self, or your child is having difficulty breathing or is breathing quickly.
www.hmc.psu.edu /childrens/healthinfo/c/chestpain.htm   (445 words)

  
 Chest Wall Deformities - My Child Has - Children's Hospital Boston
Chest wall deformities are fairly common structural deformities in the chest.
Funnel chest is a depression or hollow caused when the breastbone, the bone in the middle of the ribcage, is pushed abnormally inward.
The physician also calculates the depth of the chest from front to back using X-ray films of the chest to determine whether the diameter is shorter than average (funnel chest) or longer than average (pigeon breast).
www.childrenshospital.org /az/Site698/mainpageS698P0.html   (840 words)

  
 Chest Pain - Page 1
Chest pain refers to pressure, squeezing or general discomfort in the chest area, which includes the heart, breast and neck areas.
Chest pain is a broad term used to describe a variety of symptoms, including tightness, squeezing, crushing, choking, radiating pain or numbness of the chest area.
Chest pain or discomfort that is unrelieved by rest or a change in position and often spreads or radiates through the upper body to the arms, neck, shoulders or jaw
heart.health.ivillage.com /signssymptoms/chestpain.cfm   (389 words)

  
 Dr. Koop - Chest tube insertion
Chest tubes are inserted to drain blood, fluid, or air and allow full expansion of the lungs.
The chest tube is inserted through an incision between the ribs into the chest and is connected to a bottle or canister that contains sterile water.
Lung abscesses or pus in the chest (empyema).
www.drkoop.com /ency/93/002947.html   (423 words)

  
 American College of Chest Physicians
The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) is the world’s largest clinical cardiopulmonary and critical care medical society with 16,600 members in 100 countries.
Founded in 1935, the ACCP works to promote the prevention and treatment of diseases of the chest through leadership, education, research, and communication.
The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) is a medical specialty society of physicians, surgeons, allied health professionals, and individuals with PhD degrees who specialize in diseases of the chest: pulmonology, cardiology, cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgery, hypertension, critical care medicine, sleep medicine, and related disciplines.
www.chestnet.org   (237 words)

  
 Angina (chest pain) information on MedicineNet.com
Chest pain is a common symptom which can be caused by many different conditions.
Other causes of chest pain can be evaluated electively, such as spasm of the esophagus, gallbladder attack, or inflammation of the chest wall.
Angina (angina pectoris - Latin for squeezing of the chest) is the chest discomfort that occurs when the blood oxygen supply to an area of the heart muscle does not meet the demand.
www.medicinenet.com /angina/article.htm   (866 words)

  
 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Chest pain
Chest pain is discomfort or pain that you feel anywhere along the front of your body between your neck and upper abdomen.
Angina is called stable angina when your chest pain begins at a predictable level of activity.
Pneumonia, a blood clot to the lung (pulmonary embolism), the collapse of a small area of a lung (pneumothorax), or inflammation of the lining around the lung (pleurisy).
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/003079.htm   (1053 words)

  
 CAT Scan (CT) - Chest
A chest CT scan can also be used to screen for lung cancer in former or current cigarette smokers who are at much greater risk of cancer than nonsmokers.
A CT angiogram (CTA) may be performed to evaluate the blood vessels (arteries and veins) in the chest.
This is especially important for patients with chest injury, because internal damage or bleeding can be diagnosed in time to give life-saving treatment.
www.radiologyinfo.org /en/info.cfm?pg=chestct   (2029 words)

  
 Bodybuilding.com - Chest Articles!
We are going to attack the chest today with a chest training routine that I feel is as close to the best overall routine known to man for mass, shape and condition.
The chest, along with the arms is one of the most easily noticed muscle groups and is absolutely necessary to have fully developed whether competing or bodybuilding as a hobby.
The chest is one of those body parts that draws a lot of attention, the other being arms, from everyone that looks at you.
www.bodybuilding.com /fun/bbinfo.php?page=Chest   (3456 words)

  
 Chest X-ray
The chest x-ray is performed to evaluate the lungs, heart and chest wall.
The equipment typically used for chest x-rays consists of a box-like apparatus containing the x-ray film or a special plate that records the image digitally and an x-ray tube, which is usually positioned about six feet away.
Typically, two views of the chest are taken, one from the back and the other from the side of the body as the patient stands against the image recording plate.
www.radiologyinfo.org /en/info.cfm?pg=chestrad   (1398 words)

  
 Heiner Marxen - Chest
Chest is a program to solve chess problems.
ChestUCI by Franz Huber is an UCI-adapter for (a suitably modified version of) Chest 3.19, so that you can use it from any GUI which can run UCI chess engines.
A non-trivial mate in 9, computed on a PIII/500 using 42 MB for the transposition table.
www.drb.insel.de /~heiner/Chess/chest.html   (781 words)

  
 Chest pain
If your child has recently had a severe cough or been hit in the chest, say by a ball, the joint where her ribs meet her sternum may be inflamed and painful.
Because your child is feeling pain in his chest, the doctor will first do a physical (pressing and feeling all around the child's chest) then listen to the chest with a stethoscope.
This way she can determine if the pain is coming from the chest wall (ribs, muscles or skin) or from the organs inside the chest like the lungs or heart.
parentcenter.babycenter.com /refcap/preschooler/phealth/patoz/66294.html   (887 words)

  
 Chest - GuildWiki
Chests differ in regions and can only be unlocked with the appropriate key.
Loot in locked chests is usually similar to loot dropped by monsters in the explorable area.
The number of anguish gemstones is 1 for the first chest opened on a run, 2 for the second chest opened on a run, 3 for the third and 4 for the fourth.
gw.gamewikis.org /wiki/Chest   (746 words)

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