Anaemia of Chronic Disease
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Anaemia of Chronic Disease

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Introduction Anaemia of Chronic Disease (ACD) is common, particularly in the hospital setting. It occurs as a result of: Chronic infection Chronic inflammation Neoplasia Chronic kidney disease The anaemia is…

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Anticoagulant Therapy
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Anticoagulant Therapy

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Introduction Anticoagulation ("blood-thinning") is a therapeutic mechanism used to reduce the risk of blood clots, or to treat already established blood clots for various indications, including; venous thromboembolism (for prevent…

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Autoantibodies
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Autoantibodies

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Quick summary of Autoantibodies and their associated condition Antibody Disease Anti-dsDNA SLE Anti-mitochondrial Primary Biliary Sclerosis ASMA – Anti- smooth muscle antibody Chronic active hepatitis pANCA Ulcerative Colitis cANCA Wegner’s…

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