Category list : Anatomy and physiology
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Anatomy of Research for NursesSubscription
’Any healthcare practitioner about to undertake research of any form, e.g. conducting a clinical trial or about to embark on any academic work requiring research processes to be adhered to, would find this book useful’
Health professionals are not always clear on the procedure for administering medication rectally, the benefits of this route or its indications
’This book would be suitable for any healthcare student who needs an understanding of the concept of pathophysiology’
What drug caused these vasculitic lesions?Subscription
This patient developed propylthiouracil-induced ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV), a condition associated with significant morbidity and mortality.
Phlegmasia cerulea dolensSubscription
This patient was diagnosed with phlegmasia cerulea dolens (PCD), a condition caused by acute massive venous thrombosis.
Dark green urine after head injurySubscription
This patient’s urine was coloured green by the propofol he was given for sedation.
'Want to save lives? Register as an organ donor'Subscription
At the time of writing this, there are 6642 people waiting for a transplant.
An unusual skin graftSubscription
A pedicled flap is a skin graft that remains partially attached to the donor site and receives its blood supply through a stalk.
Use of peritoneal dialysis in kidney diseaseSubscription
Many patients with chronic kidney disease use peritoneal dialysis. Since patients are likely to present in all care settings all nurses need to understand how PD functions.
Uremic frost is seen in end-stage renal failure and is an indication for dialysis.