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Basal Joint Arthritis Of The Thumb

Basal Joint Arthritis of the Thumb Christian Veillette, MD, MSc, BSc(Hon) Orthopaedic Resident PGY-4 Upper Extremity Rounds 2004 St. Michael’s Hospital  
slideshare.net
over 4 years ago
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SGEM#118: I Hope you Had a Negative D-dimer (ADJUST PE Study)

Guest Skeptics: Dr. Kerstin deWit. Kerstin did an Internal medicine and EM training in the UK. Since then she has worked in Thrombosis research and received a doctorate in the UK and a Masters in Epidemiology from the University of Ottawa. Kerstin currently works as a Thrombosis physician and Emergency Physician at McMaster University and member of Best Evidence in Emergency Medicine (BEEM).  
thesgem.com
over 4 years ago
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A Guide to Dementia

Epidemiology & societal impact, genetic and other risk factors, differential diagnosis of dementia assessment methods, agitation, treatment & management and references.  
hopkinsmedicine.org
over 4 years ago
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SGEM#48: Thunderstruck (Subarachnoid Hemorrhage)

Guest Skeptic: Dr. Jeff Perry. Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa.  
thesgem.com
over 4 years ago
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SGEM#113: EGDT – ProMISe(s) ProMISe(s)

Suneel is an Associate Clinical Professor Emergency Medicine at McMaster University and Associate Member of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics. He is also the Chair CAEP standards committee and a sepsis researcher.  
thesgem.com
over 4 years ago
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Epidemiology of human mycobacterium bovis disease, california, USA, 2003-2011

Tuberculosis (TB) can be caused by more than one type of bacteria, one of which is Mycobacterium bovis. TB caused by M.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Large scale sequence analysis yields insights into epidemiology of HIV-1 transmitted drug resistance

Only a limited number of surveillance drug-resistance mutations (SDRMs) are responsible for most instances of non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI)- and nucleoside reverse...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Head and neck cancers in young adults are more likely to be a result of inherited factors

An article published online in the International Journal of Epidemiology pools data from 25 case-control studies and conducts separate analyses to show that head and neck cancers (HNC) in...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Canadian Medical-surgical Nursing

This is the Second Edition of the popular Canadian adaptation of Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, by Day, Paul, and Williams. Woven throughout the content is new and updated material that reflects key practice differences in Canada, ranging from the healthcare system, to cultural considerations, epidemiology, pharmacology, Web resources, and more. Compatibility: BlackBerry(R) OS 4.1 or Higher / iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0 or Higher /Palm OS 3.5 or higher / Palm Pre Classic / Symbian S60, 3rd edition (Nokia) / Windows Mobile(TM) Pocket PC (all versions) / Windows Mobile Smartphone / Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Tablet PC  
Google Books
over 4 years ago
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Rib Fracture: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology

Simple rib fractures are the most common injury sustained following blunt chest trauma, accounting for more than half of thoracic injuries from nonpenetrating trauma. Approximately 10% of all patients admitted after blunt chest trauma have one or more rib fractures.  
emedicine.medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Multicystic Renal Dysplasia Treatment & Management: Medical Care, Surgical Care, Consultations

Multicystic dysplastic kidney (MCDK), a variant of renal dysplasia, is one of the most frequently identified congenital anomalies of the urinary tract. This article reviews the definition, embryology, epidemiology, etiology, pathology, clinical manifestations, associated malformations, natural history, differential diagnosis, complications, e...  
emedicine.medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Managing and Preventing Renal Stones

Excellent slideshow including epidemiology, evidence for management, pathophysiology and prevention.  
Mr Jamie Dunn
over 5 years ago
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What is a crossover trial?

Researchers evaluated the effectiveness of the cannabinoid dronabinol on central neuropathic pain in patients with multiple sclerosis.[1] The effectiveness of cannabinoids in relieving pain caused by central lesions in multiple sclerosis had not been investigated previously. A randomised double blind placebo controlled crossover trial study design was used. The intervention was orally administered dronabinol at a maximum dose of 10 mg daily or corresponding placebo. Each treatment period was for three weeks, separated by a three week washout period. All analgesic drugs, except for paracetamol, were discontinued at least one week before the start of the trial.  
bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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Tonsillitis

Epidemiology and Aetiology 70% viral 30% bacterial 90% will recover within a week without treatment Common in children age 5-10 and young adults age 15-25 Caused by Group A streptococcus. This is carried in normal healthy throats in the general population. Rates of carriage decline with age, from about 10% of under 14’s to  
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 5 years ago
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Exposing the Hidden Curriculum Influencing Medical Education... : Academic Medicine

The disparity in health status between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Australia and New Zea  
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over 5 years ago
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Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology

Androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS), formerly known as testicular feminization, is an X-linked recessive condition resulting in a failure of normal masculinization of the external genitalia in chromosomally male individuals. This failure of virilization can be either complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (CAIS) or partial androgen insens...  
emedicine.medscape.com
over 5 years ago
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Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome

A basic outline of pathophysiology, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and epidemiology.  
Amber Estep
over 5 years ago
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Giardiasis

Organism Giardia lamblia Flagellate protozoan – lives in duodenum or jejunum. Incubation= 7days-3months   Transmission Faecal-oral/ from pets or birds (humans are main reservoir of infection)   Typically from drinking water contaminated with giardia cysts (killed by boiling but NOT chlorination)   Epidemiology Prevalence approx. 20-30% in developing countries  
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 5 years ago
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Anxiety and Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) Epidemiology Very common. Prevalence: Men – 2-4% Women 3-4.5% Accounts for 1/3 of all psychiatric diagnosis Accounts for 10% of all GP consultations Closely related to depression – and many patients move between the two states. Often patients satisfy the criteria for both anxiety and depression  
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 5 years ago