Acupuncture – Wiki Point

Alternative medicine practice characterized as quackery by modern medical science Acupuncture[b] is a form of alternative medicine[2] and a component of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in which thin needles are inserted into the body.[3] Acupuncture is a pseudoscience;[4][5] the theories and practices of TCM are not based on scientific knowledge, and it has been characterized… read more »

Activities of daily living – Wikipedia

Term used in healthcare to refer to people’s daily self care activities Activities of daily living (ADLs or ADL) is a term used in healthcare to refer to people’s daily self-care activities. Health professionals often use a person’s ability or inability to perform ADLs as a measurement of their functional status. The concept of ADLs… read more »

Accident – Wikipedia

Unforeseen event, often with a negative outcome A memorial to the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster, a fatal accident resulting from police failure An accident is an unintended, normally unwanted event that was not directly caused by humans.[1] The term accident implies that nobody should be blamed, but the event may have been caused… read more »

Abortion – Wikipedia

Termination of a pregnancy Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy by removal or expulsion of an embryo or fetus.[note 1] An abortion that occurs without intervention is known as a miscarriage or “spontaneous abortion”; these occur in approximately 30% to 40% of pregnancies.[1][2] When deliberate steps are taken to end a pregnancy, it is… read more »