Oxford Handbook of Pediatrics, 2nd Edition [MedBooksKs]

Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics Second Edition Edited by Robert C. Tasker, Robert McClure, and Carlo L. Acerini Oxford Medical Handbooks Provides a child-centred approach to the care...

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 ...

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Which of the following is a symptom of both colds and allergies? A. Sneezing B. Coughing C. Runny nose D. All of the above

Nephrotic syndrome

Proteinuria, hypoalbuminaemia, and oedema. often associated with increase cholesterol. Causes: • Minimal change GN (90% children, 30% adults) • Membranous GN • Focal segmental  glomerulosclerosis • Membranoproliferative GN • DM •...
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Oxford Handbook of Pediatrics, 2nd Edition [MedBooksKs]

Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics Second Edition Edited by Robert C. Tasker, Robert McClure, and Carlo L. Acerini Oxford Medical Handbooks Provides a child-centred approach to the care...

The lower gastrointestinal tract

The caecum and colon (Figs 17.1, 12.3, 12.5) In adults, the large bowel measures approximately 1.5 m. The caecum, ascending, transverse, descending and sigmoid colon have...

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1. Anaemia - Deficiency of haemoglobin in the blood 2. Analgesic - Medicine which alleviates pain 3. Arthralgia - Pain in a joint 4. Cephalalgia - Headache 5....

The upper gastrointestinal tract II

The small intestine (Fig. 16.1) The small intestine is approximately 6 m long and comprises the...

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Definition of Alzheimer’s Disease

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Procedure for giving CPR in babies under 1 years old

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

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Interventricular Septum – Development

The interventricular septum consists of two parts: the muscular portion and the membranous portion. ■ The muscular interventricular septum forms as an upward expansion of...

Procedure for giving rescue breaths in babies under 1 years old

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

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 pancreas and spleen

The pancreas (Figs 19.1 and 19.2) The pancreas has a: head, neck, body and tail. It is a retroperitoneal organ which lies roughly along the transpyloric...