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British Lung Foundation - Leading the fight against lung disease

British Lung Foundation - Leading the fight against lung disease | New Group 8 | Scoop.it
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Helpful section on lung conditions.

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Acute Myocardial Infarction Management | Doctor | Patient.co.uk

Acute Myocardial Infarction Management | Doctor | Patient.co.uk | New Group 8 | Scoop.it
Management of a patient with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is a medical emergency. Local guidelines for the management of myocardial infarction should...
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ECG Made Simple: a FREE web-based ECG-learning program. Includes interactive tutorials and animations, comprehensive practice ECG lists, ECG search engine, Glossary and more. Learn how to interpret EKGs online for FREE.
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Our GP tutor showed us this website today. Create a free account and it lets you analyse patient histories and ECG's and try to come up with a diagnosis. Really helpful just to get your eye in for abnormal signs on an ECG :)

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Heart block degree, first degree, second degree, third degree

The three types of heart block are: first degree, second degree, and third degree.
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A rather good overview of heart block

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How Atherosclerosis Plaque Forms - Watch WebMD Video

This animation shows how atherosclerosis develops in your body and what options your surgeon has to fix it.
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nice video to explain formation of atherosclerosis

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Cholesterol and Lipid Metabolism

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Good website showing how cholesterol and lipid are metabolised in the body. May be helpful when looking at atherosclerosis :)

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High Cholesterol - YouTube

View more NUCLEUS medical animations at http://www.nucleuslibrary.com If you like this animation, LIKE us on Facebook: http://www.nucleusinc.com/facebook htt...
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Coronary Artery Angioplasty (PCI, Heart Stent Surgery) - YouTube

View more AMAZING medical animations at http://www.nucleushealth.com Free iPad app on the heart! http://www.ihearttouch.com This 3D heart animation shows a c...
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Does cholesterol-free food protect your heart?

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Of all the information on the nutrition facts panel on food labels, cholesterol may be the most misunderstood. Why? For most people, cholesterol in food isn't the same thing as the cholesterol that clogs arteries. Here's what you need to know about cholesterol in food.
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good news... :D

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The five ages of the brain - New Scientist

The five ages of the brain - New Scientist | New Group 8 | Scoop.it
Throughout our lives our brains undergo many changes, which can be broadly divided into five stages. How can we get the best out of our brains at every stage?
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Article which outlines some of the changes to the brain which occur with the normal ageing process throughout life.

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Brain Tour

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Join us on a tour of the brain, our most complex organ. See how the brain is affected by dementia.
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Just been going through the University of Nottingham links and found this as a really helpful start to some of the gross anatomy and pathology of the brain :)

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How does a pacemaker work?

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A pacemaker system consists of a battery, a computerized generator, and wires with sensors called electrodes on one end.
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Blood tests for heart disease - Mayo Clinic

Blood tests for heart disease - Mayo Clinic | New Group 8 | Scoop.it
Blood tests offer clues to your heart health. Here's information about these blood tests.
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Aortic Dissection | NYU Cardiac & Vascular Institute

An aortic dissection is a tear that creates a false channel while allows blood to flow through th emiffle layer of the aorta
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A good video on aortic dissection

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Fats and Cholesterol: Out with the Bad, In with the Good | The Nutrition Source | Harvard School of Public Health

Fats and Cholesterol: Out with the Bad, In with the Good | The Nutrition Source | Harvard School of Public Health | New Group 8 | Scoop.it
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Interactive Biopsy

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The link takes you to an interactive biopsy where you can find out about how smoking affects the cardiovascular system. The website oxygen.org.au also has some really good factsheets about cardiovascular disease - well worth a browse.

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Cardioprotective Foods

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A journal article which gives an extensive list of which foods can benefit or be harmful to the the cardiovascular system.

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Demonstrations - Heart Sounds & Murmurs Exam - Physical Diagnosis Skills - University of Washington School of Medicine

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Good resource for listening to the many types of heart murmur.

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Heart Bypass Surgery (CABG) - YouTube

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Inkling

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For case 3: if you haven't been able to understand TJ's slides with the complicated diagrams, this is the online version of the GI chapter of the book where he got all his diagrams and info from. 

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