Condoms

Condoms This is a form of barrier contraception, and stops the sperm from reaching the egg. These are easily accessible, cheap to buy, and can also be procured free of charge from health care...

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Conn’s Syndrome

Introduction Conn’s syndrome is primary hyperaldosteronism – an excess of aldosterone. As opposed to Cushing’s Syndrome – which is an excess of glucocorticoids, and as opposed to Addison’s disease which is a lack of...

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Constipation

Introduction Constipation is a symptom and not a condition. It is most common in women and the elderly. Often it is more like a perception that a real entity. It can be affected by...

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Contraception

Background info 1/3 of pregnancies are unplanned The UK government now promotes long acting reversible contraception (LARC) (e.g. IUD, IUS, implant)as the best method of contraception because: Reduced chance of patient error – e.g....

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Control of Renal Function

Summary     Causes retention of… Info Substance Mechanism H2O Na+ K+   Angiotensin-II Activation of angiotensin II is the end result of activation of the renin-angiotensin system. Causes massive vasoconstriction. Also causes the release...

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