Fear Disordes – Panic, Phobia and PTSD

Introduction It is often hard to distinguish what is ‘normal’ fear, and what classifies as a psychiatric diagnosis. In practice, often these patients have symptoms of anxiety and fear, and diagnosis from GAD may...

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Febrile Convulsion

Introduction A seizure is a neurological event where there is a synchronous discharge of many neurons. Each individual has a ‘threshold’ at which their neurons will begin to do this. It is thought that...

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Febrile Neutropenia

Introduction Definition: Febrile neutropenia is the presence of a fever > 38oC and with an absolute neutrophil count of <1.0×109/L [1] Note that in many hospital policies, patients may be considered to have febrile neutropenia if...

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