Category list : Anatomy and physiology
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Administering 'top-ups' of epidural analgesiaSubscription
Epidural analgesic is effective in managing acute pain, but failure is relatively common. Nurse administered top-ups of diamorphine can improve the efficacy of epidural analgesia
This patient had pericarditis with a massive pericardial effusion.
'Use of 3D printing in surgery'Subscription
In this case, a 3D printed model was constructed from a CT scan of the patient’s fractured skull.
Amended coeliac disease guidelines mean some symptomatic children can now be diagnosed without having to have a biopsy of their small bowel
This 12 year-old male presented with a foot and ankle mass which had been growing since birth.
“Plucking hairs ‘can make more grow’,” BBC News reports, while the Daily Mail went as far as saying scientists have found “a cure for baldness”. But before you all reach for your tweezers, this discovery was made in mice, not humans.
“Short bursts of vigorous exercise helps prevent early death,” The Independent reports after an Australian study found vigorous exercise, such as jogging, reduced the risk of premature death.
'Limb Salvage Technique for Ewing's Sarcoma'Subscription
This image shows the femur of a 10 year-old boy with Ewing’s Sarcoma who underwent limb salvage therapy.
This patient presented with multiple massive keloids across her back.
A 5 year-old patient presents with this lesion, which began as a blister and evolved into the above growth over the course of 5 days.