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Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs)

Pain and Chemotherapy

Pain Control

Pain Management

Pain Management and Children


Pancreas: Anatomy and Functions

Pancreatic Cancer


Panic Disorder

Pap Test

Pap Test for Adolescents

Parasitic Infections of the Skin

Parasitic Skin Infections

Parathyroid Glands

Parathyroid Tumor

Parkinson's Disease (PD)

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner's Knee)

Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)


Pathology Report

Patient Rights

Paying for Home Health and Hospice Care

Peak Flow Meters/Oximeters/Spirometers

Peanut Allergy Diet for Children

Pedestrian Safety

Pediatric Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases Statistics

Pediatric Blood Disorders


Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Pelvic Pain

Pelvis Problems


Pericarditis in Children


Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Diseases

Peripheral Vascular Disease


Periventricular Leukomalacia (PVL)

Persistent Depressive Disorder in Children

Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension

Personality Disorders

Pets and Infectious Diseases in Children

Peyronie's Disease

Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis

Phenytoin (Dilantin)


Phimosis and Paraphimosis


Phobias in Children and Adolescents

Phosphorus Restriction


Physical Abnormalities

Physical Examination: Adolescent Male

Physical Exercise for Cancer

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Treatment Team

Physical Needs of the Dying Child

Phytochemicals, Antioxidants, and Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Cancer Prevention


Pituitary Gland

Pituitary Tumors

Pityriasis Rosea

Pityriasis Rosea in Children

Planning a Pregnancy

Planning To Travel

Plastic Surgery Statistics

Plastic Surgery Techniques


Play Therapy

Plugged Milk Ducts

PM and R Treatment Team



Pneumonia in Children


Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy and Children



Poisons and Children

Poisons Overview

Polio (IPV)

Poliomyelitis (Polio)

Poliomyelitis (Polio) in Children

Pollen and Children

Polycystic Kidney Disease

Polycystic Kidney Disease

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)


Polycythemia Vera

Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

Posterior Pituitary Disorders

Posterior Urethral Valves


Post-Mastectomy Prosthesis


Postoperative Care

Postoperative Management

Postpartum Care

Postpartum Hemorrhage

Postpartum Thyroiditis

Post-Term Pregnancy

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children

Potassium Restriction

Potential Emergency Situations and Conditions

Precocious Puberty (Early Puberty)

Preconception Care


Pregnancy and Medical Conditions

Pregnancy and the Nervous System

Pregnancy Complications

Pregnancy Loss

Pregnancy Over Age 30

Pregnancy Overview

Premature Rupture of Membranes (PROM)/Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes (PPROM)


Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Prenatal Counseling

Prenatal Medical Care

Preoperative Management

Preoperative Management for Children

Preparing a Child for Surgery

Preparing a Patient For Cancer Treatment

Preparing for Surgery

Preparing for Your New Baby

Preparing the Infant for Surgery


Preschool (4 to 5 Years)

Preschool and School-Aged Problems of the Teeth and Mouth

Preschool Play

Preschooler Nutrition

Preterm Labor

Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases

Preventing Falls

Preventing Injuries--How You Can Help Your Child

Preventing Obesity

Preventing Skin Cancer

Preventing Unintentional Injuries

Preventing Unintentional Injuries Overview

Prevention of Infectious Disease

Prevention of Infectious Diseases

Prevention of Oral Diseases / Dental Problems

Prevention of Oral Problems

Prickly Heat

Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Primary Pulmonary Hypertension

Problems Affecting the Coronary Arteries and Blood Vessels

Problems Affecting the Lower Digestive Tract

Problems Affecting the Upper Digestive Tract

Problems in Prenatal Development of the Digestive Tract

Problems in Puberty

Problems Involving Heart Rhythm

Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer in African-American Men

Prostate Cancer Index

Prostate Cancer Overview

Prostate Disease


Protein Restriction

Providing Support for the Bereaved

Prune Belly Syndrome

Pseudocysts of the Pancreas


Psoriatic Arthritis in Children

Psychiatric Treatment Team

Psychological Complications of Chronic Illness

Psychologist, Neuropsychologist, and Psychiatrist

Psychosocial Factors

Psychosocial Needs of the Dying Child

Puberty: Adolescent Male

Pulmonary Atresia (PA)

Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary Sarcoidosis

Pulmonary Stenosis

Puncture Wounds

Purpose of Having Surgery

Pyloric Stenosis