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Category list : Anatomy and physiology

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  • anatomy research for nurses

    Anatomy of Research for NursesSubscription

    Book review6 April, 2016

    ’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’

  • Rectal drug administration in adults: how, when, why

    Rectal drug administration in adults: how, when, whySubscription

    Clinical22 February, 2016

    Health professionals are not always clear on the procedure for administering medication rectally, the benefits of this route or its indications

  • essential pathophysiology for nursing students

    Essential Pathophysiology for Nursing and Healthcare StudentsSubscription

    Book review26 January, 2016

    ’This book would be suitable for any healthcare student who needs an understanding of the concept of pathophysiology’

  • Vasculitic lesions

    What drug caused these vasculitic lesions?Subscription

    Features22 January, 2016

    This patient developed propylthiouracil-induced ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV), a condition associated with significant morbidity and mortality.

  • Phlegmasia cerulea dolens

    Phlegmasia cerulea dolensSubscription

    Features8 January, 2016

    This patient was diagnosed with phlegmasia cerulea dolens (PCD), a condition caused by acute massive venous thrombosis.

  • Green urine

    Dark green urine after head injurySubscription

    Features11 December, 2015

    This patient’s urine was coloured green by the propofol he was given for sedation.

  • 'Want to save lives? Register as an organ donor'

    'Want to save lives? Register as an organ donor'Subscription

    Opinion30 November, 2015

    At the time of writing this, there are 6642 people waiting for a transplant.

  • An unusual skin graft

    An unusual skin graftSubscription

    Features27 November, 2015

    A pedicled flap is a skin graft that remains partially attached to the donor site and receives its blood supply through a stalk.

  • Uremic frost

    Uremic frostSubscription

    Features20 November, 2015

    Uremic frost is seen in end-stage renal failure and is an indication for dialysis.

  • Stronger legs linked to stronger brains in older women

    Stronger legs linked to stronger brains in older women

    NHS Choices20 November, 2015

    “Strong legs ‘help the brain resist the effects of ageing’,’’ the Mail Online reports.

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