ABCD2 Score – Stroke Risk

ABCD2 score for predicting the risk of stroke after a TIA Age > 60 years                                      ...

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Abdominal Examination

Summary of Abdominal Examination Introduce yourself, check right patient (name DOB, wrist-band) explain that you are going to perform an abdominal examination and what this will involve, and ask the patient’s permission Get patient...

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Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Introduction Abnormal uterine bleeding is a common presenting problem in general practice Accounts for about 4% of presentations to general practice 20% of women complain of heavy period bleeding ‚Äď however about 50% of...

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ACE Inhibitors

Introduction ACE inhibitors (angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors) e.g. ramipril, perindopril, enalapril, lisinopril, captopril are commonly used medications to treat hypertension and heart failure Рthey are considered first line agents in both of these important conditions....

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Achilles Tendinopathy

Introduction The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. Tendinopathy and rupture can affect both athletes and those with sedentary lifestyles Achilles tendinopathy is usually an overuse condition, causing pain, swelling and...

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Achilles Tendon Rupture

Introduction The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. Tendinopathy and rupture can affect both athletes and those with sedentary lifestyles Acute injury (i.e. rupture) to the Achilles tendon usually occurs from...

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Acne Vulgaris

Introduction Acne vulgaris (often shortened to “Acne”) is a disorder of the Pilosebaceous Follicles (oil glands) Incredibly common Almost universal in the second decade of life Also affects adults Initially the result of excess...

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