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Category list : Anatomy and physiology

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  • Zollinger- Ellison syndrome.Subscription

    Clinical20 June, 2006

    VOL: 102, ISSUE: 25, PAGE NO: 27- Zollinger-Ellison syndrome results when small tumours (gastrinoma) develop in the pancreas and duodenum, produci…

  • Yoga

    Yoga can help stroke patients 'improve balance'

    NHS Choices1 August, 2012

    “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.

  • Xanthoma.Subscription

    Clinical27 June, 2006

    VOL: 102, ISSUE: 26, PAGE NO: 25- Xanthoma is a commonly occurring skin disorder consisting of fatty deposits under the surface of the skin….

  • Wound-bed preparationSubscription

    Clinical10 January, 2002

    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

  • Wound-bed management: key principles for practiceSubscription

    Clinical1 December, 2002

    Mark Collier, BA (Hons), RN, ONC, RCNT, RNT.

  • Wound healing: physiological processesSubscription

    Clinical1 July, 2004

    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

    Clinical1 May, 2002

    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).

  • The Health Protection Agency has warned people travelling to South Africa for the football World Cup to heed safe sex advice.

    World Cup safe sex warning issuedSubscription

    News12 June, 2010

    The Health Protection Agency has warned people travelling to South Africa for the football World Cup to heed safe sex advice.

  • Surgery

    Woman gets artificial jawbone transplant

    NHS Choices14 February, 2012

    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

    Clinical26 July, 2001

    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

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