Foods that help you sleep at night

Foods that help you sleep at night Almonds: are rich in magnesium, which is a mineral that will promote healthy sleep Oats: aren’t just...

Genital herpes

Genital herpes HSV is transmitted by direct contact with lesions. lesions may appear anywhere on the skin or mucosa but are most frequent around...

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Health risks of obesity

Greatly increased risk (RR >3) Mortality (BMI >30) Type 2 DM (BMI of 35 confers a 92x increase risk of DM) Gall bladder disease ...

The lungs

The lungs (Fig. 6.1) • The lungs provide an alveolar surface area of approximately 40 m2 for gaseous exchange. • Each lung has: an apex which reaches...

The Cell

The cell is the smallest functional unit of a living organism. In other words, a cell (and no smaller unit) is able to perform...
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Airway Management- Decision to Intubate

Failure to maintain a patent airway Impending upper airway obstruction (eg, facial burns, severe angio - edema, penetrating neck trauma, expanding hematoma, foreign body, epiglottitis). Severe...

Genital herpes

Genital herpes HSV is transmitted by direct contact with lesions. lesions may appear anywhere on the skin or mucosa but are most frequent around...

Dyspnoea

Sensation of shortness of breath. Speed of onset helps diagnosis. Try to quantify exercise tolerance (e.g. dressing, distance walked, climbing stairs). Acute breathlessness  Exertional dyspnoea: Breathlessness with...

The abdominal wall

  The anterior abdominal wall comprises: skin, superficial fascia, abdominal muscles (and their respective aponeuroses), transversalis fascia, extraperitoneal...

Principles of ‘sleep hygiene’

Principles of ‘sleep hygiene’: Don’t go to bed until you feel sleepy Don’t stay in...

Recovery position in babies under 1 year old

Before your start: Make sure that you have carried out the following steps: • Checked for consciousness...

Fetal Erythropoiesis

Organ Involvement Fetal erythrocytes are produced in different locations throughout the life of the fetus. Yolk...

Bambuterol Hydrochloride

Note : Bambuterol is a pro-drug terbutaline Indiccations asthma and other conditions associated with reversible airways obstruction Cautions see notes...

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The nerves of the thorax

The phrenic nerves The phrenic nerves arise from the C3, C4 and C5 nerve roots in the neck. • The right phrenic nerve (Fig. 9.1) descends along...

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Health risks of obesity

Greatly increased risk (RR >3) Mortality (BMI >30) Type 2 DM (BMI of 35 confers a 92x increase risk of DM) Gall bladder disease ...

Le Printemps du Cinéma : Spring is coming

Commercial Trailer for « le Printemps du Cinéma 2013 » Spring is coming! While one swallow does...

Surface anatomy of the thorax

The anterior thorax Landmarks of the anterior thorax include: • The angle of Louis (sternal angle): formed by the joint between the manubrium and body of the...

Recovery position in adults and children

Before you start Make sure that you have carried out the following steps: • Checked for consciousness but had no response. • Opened the victim’s airway. • Checked...