Stable Angina (Angina Pectoris)

Introduction Stable angina (aka Angina Pectoris) is a common presentation of Coronary Heart disease – CHD(aka Ischaemic Heart disease – IHD) Stable angina, (aka ‘Angina pectoris’, and colloquially “Angina“) is a syndrome which causes exertional chest...

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Statins

Statins are cholesterol lowering drugs widely used for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. They are used for primary prevention in patients with high cholesterol, and secondary prevention in patients with a previous cardiovascular event...

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Status Epilepticus

Definition Tonic Clonic Seizure lasting > 5 minutes, OR Two or more seizures without full recovery (GCS = 15) in between (over any time period, usually within an hour or so) Seizures in status epileptics...

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