Category list : Anatomy and physiology
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Zollinger- Ellison syndrome.Subscription
VOL: 102, ISSUE: 25, PAGE NO: 27- Zollinger-Ellison syndrome results when small tumours (gastrinoma) develop in the pancreas and duodenum, produci…
“Yoga helps stroke patients recover balance,” The Daily Telegraph headlines, saying that stroke victims who took an eight-week course of yoga had better balance and felt more able in their lives as a whole.
VOL: 102, ISSUE: 26, PAGE NO: 25- Xanthoma is a commonly occurring skin disorder consisting of fatty deposits under the surface of the skin….
VOL: 98, ISSUE: 02, PAGE NO: 55 Mark Collier, BA, RGN, ONC, RCNT, RNT, is nurse consultant/senior lecturer, tissue viability, Thames Valley University, London, and honorary consultant, Hinchinbrooke Healthcare NHS Trust, Cambridgeshire
Mark Collier, BA (Hons), RN, ONC, RCNT, RNT.
Wound healing: physiological processesSubscription
The physiological processes associated with wound healing can be divided into four phases: vascular response, inflammatory response, proliferation and maturation (Flanagan, 2000). Practitioners managing patients with granulating or epithelialising wounds need to be most familiar with the proliferative phase or stage.
Wound healing and potential therapeutic optionsSubscription
Andrew KingsleyCNS Infection Control and Tissue Viability, Northern Devon NHS TrustWound healing is a complex process that involves interacting cells, cytokines, enzymes, carbohydrates and proteins in cascades and sequences that are linear in character but occur seemingly simultaneously across the wound bed as different areas progress at different speeds. The process can be divided into inflammation, proliferation and maturation phases (Cox, 1993).
World Cup safe sex warning issuedSubscription
The Health Protection Agency has warned people travelling to South Africa for the football World Cup to heed safe sex advice.
An 83-year-old woman has been implanted with the world’s first “3D printer-created jaw”.
Wilson's disease: from the liver to the brainSubscription
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 30, PAGE NO: 38RACHEL TAYLOR, MSc, RGN, RSCN, is research nurse, paediatric liver transplantation at King's College Hospital, LondonANIL DHAWAN, MD, FRCPCH, is consultant paediatric hepatologist at King's College Hospital, LondonRACHEL TAYLOR, MSc, RGN, RSCN, is research nurse, paediatric liver transplantation at King's College Hospital, London