DCS - Medicine


  • D-cycloserine, (1) an anti-biotic used to treat tuberculosis; (2) its partial NMDA agonist properties have been shown to facilitate the extinction of fear and the treatment of anxiety disorders.
  • Decompression sickness, a variety of symptoms suffered by a person exposed to a reduction in the pressure surrounding their body
  • Dendritic cells, a type of antigen presenting cell of immunologic function
  • Dorsal Column Stimulator, an implantable medical device used to treat chronic pain of neurologic origin
  • Damage control surgery, a form of surgery which is used in cases of severe trauma

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    After you eat always take a walk, and you’ll never have to go to a medicine shop.
    —Chinese proverb.


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