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Immunology - Innate Immunity (MHC processing)

Describes how Major Histocompatibility Complexes Class I and II presents itself on cell surfaces with Antigens.  
Nicole Chalmers
over 5 years ago
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Immunology - Innate Immunity (Diapedesis)

Describes the process how the immune cells move from the blood vessels to the surrounding tissues.  
Nicole Chalmers
over 5 years ago
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Immunology - Innate Immunity (Toll-Like Receptors)

Describes the different types of toll receptors and how they work as a Pathogen Recognition Receptor.  
Nicole Chalmers
over 5 years ago
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Immunology Innate Immunity (NOD Like Receptors)

Introduces the NOD-like Receptor a type of intracellular Pathogen Recognition Receptor.  
Nicole Chalmers
over 5 years ago
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Immunology Lecture Notes

Concise lecture notes covering antibodies and t-cells in immunity.  
Kip Mouldey
about 5 years ago
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Immunology P.O.M.

New Lecture: Immune System: Self/Non-self Recognition • Living: Conservation of several processes. Determines mechanisms from organisms ◦ Autopoieses or the dy…  
Kip Mouldey
about 5 years ago
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Asthma

 
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
about 5 years ago
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Eczema (Dermatitis)

Eczema (aka Dermatitis) presents as a poorly demarcated, itchy rash. There are several causes. By far the most common is atopic eczema, but irritants and venous stasis can also cause the condition.   Atopic Eczema This results from an IgE-mediated, T-cell auto-immune response.   Epidemiology and Aetiology  
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about 5 years ago
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Henoch Schonlein Purpura (HSP)

This is a vasculitis that most commonly occurs in children. It tends to only affect the small vessels, and typically presents with: Palpable purpura – red/purple discolorations in the skin, often on the extensor surfaces of the feet, legs, arms, or sometimes on the buttocks. The rash may initially resemble urtricaria, but later becomes palpable. GI disturbance – may include colicky abdominal pain, abdominal tenderness, melena – occurs in 50% of patients  
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about 5 years ago
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Anti-Histamines

Histamine H1-receptor antagonists These are not used in the management of respiratory conditions. They are mostly effective against mast cell activated inflammatory reactions. In asthma, mast cells are involved in the early stages of the reaction, but their role is not great enough to respond to therapeutic modification. These drugs are useful in patients with very mild atopic asthma, such as in cases of hay fever.  
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about 5 years ago
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Cromones

Cromones – e.g.Sodium cromoglicate, nedocromil sodium This is often described as a mast cell stabilizer. It prevents the release of inflammatory mediators (such as histamine) from mast cells.  
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about 5 years ago
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Inhaled Corticosteroids

Inhaled corticosteroids  These are used for their anti-inflammatory effects in asthma. They are very effective in asthma, but are of limited use in COPD.   Mechanism If you want lots of info on steroids, see the Cushing’s disease notes. In relation to asthma:  
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about 5 years ago
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Anaphylactic Shock

 
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about 5 years ago
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Allergy

  Allergy – Inappropriate immune response to normally harmless allergen. Allergen – Foreign particles which produce an IgE-mediated hypersensitivity reaction in sensitive individuals.  
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about 5 years ago
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Immunology Overview

Fantastic hand-drawn tutorial covering the basics of the immune system.  
YouTube
about 5 years ago
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Asthma Explained Clearly 1of2

Understand asthma with this clear explanation by Dr. Roger Seheult.  
YouTube
about 5 years ago