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Hypertension in Pregnancy

Summary of NICE guidelines issued in August 2010 on "Hypertensive disorders during pregnancy" with a particular focus on pre-eclampsia and anaesthetic considerations.  
Zara Edwards
over 5 years ago
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Conditions: Turner Syndrome Chrom

© 2009 NHS National Genetics Education and Development Centre Genetics and Genomics for Healthcare www.geneticseducation.nhs.uk Turner Syndrome Clinical featur…  
Nicole Chalmers
over 5 years ago
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Conditions: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy XL

© 2009 NHS National Genetics Education and Development Centre Genetics and Genomics for Healthcare www.geneticseducation.nhs.uk Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy A c…  
Nicole Chalmers
over 5 years ago
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Clinical Photos: Haemophilia

NHS National Genetics Education and Development Centre Genetics and Genomics for Healthcare.  
Nicole Chalmers
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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Pseudohypoparathyroidism

quick presentation on all the different pseudohypoparathyroidisms!  
Sam Lang
almost 5 years ago
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Antenatal, Neonatal and Paeidiatric Screening in the UK

PaediatricScreening Condition Who? How? Why? What next? Rubella Pregnant Women Blood test Un-immune women,if become exposed theychildmaydevelopFoetal Rubella S…  
kellie Bateman
over 4 years ago
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America's Infant Mortality Crisis

As healthcare spending continues to grow, Fault Lines examines why so many babies are dying in the US.  
YouTube
over 5 years ago
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World Down Syndrome Day #DearFutureMom

A heartwarming message from 15 people with Down syndrome to a future mom.  
YouTube
over 5 years ago
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NIH VideoCast - (1) Sickle Cell Anemia: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow (2) Epidemiology of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Its History and Contributions to Treatment and Prevention

(1) Sickle Cell Anemia: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow (2) Epidemiology of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Its History and Contributions to Treatment and Prevention  
videocast.nih.gov
over 5 years ago
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Gout and Pseudogout

 
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over 5 years ago
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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is an inherited connective tissue disorder caused by defective collagen synthesis. Symptoms vary widely between individuals. Some may be hardly effected, whilst other live severely restricted lives.   Epidemiology and Aetiology    
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over 5 years ago
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Marfan Syndrome

Introduction Marfan Syndrome (sometime Marfan’s Syndrome) is an autosomal dominant connective tissue disorder.   Epidemiology and Aeitiology 25% of cases occur without family history Reduced life expectancy – average is around 60   Pathology  
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over 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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over 5 years ago
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Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) | almostadoctor

Links to brief synopsis of Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia on almostadoctor.co.uk  
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over 5 years ago
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Haemophilia A

X-linked recessive condition, deficiency of factor VIII, prevalence 1 in 10,000 Range of possible mutations, 30% of cases due to sporadic mutation Low factor VIII levels predispose to bleeding – risk proportional to factor VIII level Mild disease (11-30 units/dl) risk after significant trauma/surgery Moderate disease (2-10 units) - minor trauma  
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over 5 years ago
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Haemophilia B (Christmas Disease)

X-linked recessive condition, deficiency of factor IX Severely affected patients develop haemarthroses Inhibitors (factor IX antibodies) less common Recombinant factor IX – 18 hour half life so daily dosing to maintain levels Prophylactic treatment can be given once or twice weekly Named for the patient in the leading paper on the disease (Mr. Christmas), published in the BMJ Christmas edition 1952  
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over 5 years ago
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von Willebrand's Disease

Most common inherited bleeding disorder (asymptomatic deficiencies 1%, symptomatic disease 100 per million) von Willeband factor (vWF) important in platelet adhesion and factor VIII transport Types of vWDType 1: decreased concentration of vWF, 80%, often autosomal dominantType 2: qualitative deficiency – AD or AR inheritance  
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over 5 years ago
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Haemochromatosis

 
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Wilson's Disease

Inheritance: autosomal recessive Pathology:copper incorporation into caeruloplasmin in hepatocytes and and its excretion into bile is impaired so copper is deposited into organs (firstly liver, then basal ganglia) Clinical: - Presents in children with liver failure/jaundice - Presents in young adults with CNS signs e.g. ataxia, tremor, dysarthria  - Eyes: kayser fleischer rings (gold ring around iris)   
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over 5 years ago