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Cardiovascular disease - Risk factors - NHS Choices

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There are nine main risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD), including high blood pressure, smoking, poor diet, lack of exercise and being overweight or obese.

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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, February 23, 2014 10:14 PM

Patient-directed materials explaining CV risk from NHS Choices 

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Cardiovascular disease - Risk factors - NHS Choices

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There are nine main risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD), including high blood pressure, smoking, poor diet, lack of exercise and being overweight or obese.

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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, February 23, 2014 10:14 PM

Patient-directed materials explaining CV risk from NHS Choices 

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Symptoms and getting help | healthtalkonline.org

Symptoms and getting help | healthtalkonline.org | New Group 14 | Scoop.it

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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, February 23, 2014 10:18 PM

How would you know if you were having a heart attack? it's really useful to watch these stories from patients about their experiences. 

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Dyspepsia - unidentified cause - NICE CKS


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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, February 13, 2014 10:06 PM

As a GP I use NICE's Clinical Knowledge summaries all the time. They might be too clinical for you but are a great summary of research translated into practical guidance.

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How your antacid drug is making you sick (Part B)

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Stomach acid is critical to maintaining health and preventing illness, and low stomach acid is associated with many serious and even life-threatening conditions.

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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, February 11, 2014 3:18 PM

Bit extreme but interesting to read

Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, February 13, 2014 10:13 PM

Interesting find! Would this make you worry about taking a PPI? Should we worry about the large numbers of patients taking PPIs?

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Unit and Calorie Calculator

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Find out how many units and calories are in different alcoholic drinks. For accurate results calories and units are calculated by brand, ABV and volume (ml)

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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, February 9, 2014 8:56 PM

calculate your alcohol intake 

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I've just put in my score... Ohh no! :(

 

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Introduction to the Digestive System • Basics, Digestive

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3D video anatomy tutorial/podcast providing an overview of the digestive system.

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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, February 9, 2014 7:58 PM

4 introductory videos to the anatomy of the digestive system

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Inspection, Auscultation, Palpation, and Percussion of the Abdomen - Clinical Methods - NCBI Bookshelf

Inspection, Auscultation, Palpation, and Percussion of the Abdomen - Clinical Methods - NCBI Bookshelf | New Group 14 | Scoop.it

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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, February 9, 2014 7:48 PM

Detailed explanation of abdominal examination

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Introduction to Male Reproductive Anatomy - Part 1 - Testis and Epididymis - YouTube

http://www.anatomyzone.com 3D anatomy tutorial on the testis and epididymis using the BioDigital Human (http://www.biodigitalhuman.com). This tutorial looks ...

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FPA factsheet on 'the law on sex'


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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, January 30, 2014 8:05 PM

Good summary from authorative source and differing legistlation throughout UK.

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Animation of the Menstrual Cycle


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Alice Lethbridge's curator insight, January 28, 2014 5:46 PM

Really clear, helpful step-through animation of the uterine and ovarian cycles. It is particularly good at showing how and why the female hormones fluctuate during the menstrual cycle. Hope this helps :)

Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, January 30, 2014 8:18 PM

You can see a few animations here which help make clear the physiology of the menstrual cycle

Alice Cains's curator insight, January 31, 2014 8:59 AM

Very good animations to watch

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Sex, young people and peer pressure - Live Well - NHS Choices

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Find out how to stand up to peer pressure and ignore taunts about being a virgin and not having sex.

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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, January 30, 2014 8:24 PM

NHS Choices website to help young people make choices about sexual activity

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WHO | Adolescent health

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Adolescent health: WHO health topic page on adolescent healthprovides links to descriptions of activities, reports, news and events, as well as contacts and cooperating partners in the various WHO programmes and offices working on this topic.

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Dr Alan Stone's curator insight, January 29, 2014 2:14 PM

This is the World Health Organisation website on adolsecent health (including sexual health) and why it is important

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Oliver Luton's Examination of the Cardiovascular System - YouTube

Oli Luton explains how to examine the cardiovascular system. With Tom Roberts, Edwin Bowers, Caroline Taylor, Lizzie Phillips & Tjeerd Sleeswijk Visser. Revi...

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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, February 23, 2014 10:27 PM

How to do a cardiovascular exam by past #cdfmed students 

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How to do a cardiovascular exam by past #cdfmed students 

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ECG 2 - P,Q,R,S & T Waves

http://www.handwrittentutorials.com - This is the second tutorial in the ECG seires. This tutorial discusses the P,Q,R,S&T waves of the ECG. It follows the d...

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Human Heart Sounds and Murmurs

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Audio files from doctors at Dundee University of heart sounds and murmurs. Not all seem to be working but useful.


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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, February 23, 2014 10:24 PM

Audio files from doctors at Dundee University of heart sounds and murmurs. Not all seem to be working but useful.

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Regulation of Acid Secretion

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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, February 13, 2014 10:11 PM

Good explanation of the regulation of acid secretion from materials for an anatomy/physiology course in University of Washington, US

Sarah Morgan's curator insight, February 17, 2014 12:53 PM

This is a nice overview without all the detail bogging it down.

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Antacid


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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, February 13, 2014 10:24 PM

Very interesting. This is hosted on the Princeton website but is actually from Wikipedia... and did you know that Wikipedia classify pharmacology articles? This is 'start class' which is defined as "An article that is developing, but which is quite incomplete and, most notably, lacks adequate reliable sources."

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Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) | Doctor | Patient.co.uk

This is a more detailed questionnaire than the CAGE Questions . It has been developed by the World Health Organization [ 13287 : Babor TF, Higgins-Biddle...

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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, February 9, 2014 8:58 PM

 A brief questionnaire to pick up early signs of hazardous and harmful drinking and identify mild dependence

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Jonny Gamble's Examination of the Abdomen - YouTube


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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, February 9, 2014 7:52 PM

Produced by Cardiff University students and reviewed by Dr Green, there is a lot of clinical information contained in this guide to abdominal examination. 

Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, May 22, 2014 6:34 PM

Produced by Cardiff University students and reviewed by Dr Green, there is a lot of clinical information contained in this guide to abdominal examination. 

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Abdominal Examination - YouTube

How to perform an Abdominal Examination for your OSCE's. By Karan Rangarajan. The ability to carry out a thorough yet slick abdominal examination is an impor...

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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, February 9, 2014 4:00 PM

Produced by 4th students at Imperial. Note the discussion in the comments about what is the 'right' order to do examination,

Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, May 22, 2014 6:35 PM
 

Produced by 4th students at Imperial. Note the discussion in the comments about what is the 'right' order to do examination

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Urinary Tract Infection Symptoms and Treatment, Bladder Infection Symptoms | Patient.co.uk

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Bacteriuria - this refers to the presence of bacteria in the urine. Urinary tract infection (UTI) - this implies the presence of characteristic symptoms. Urinary tract infection symptoms. Read about bladder infection symptoms at Patient.co.uk.

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Hattie Wood's curator insight, January 30, 2014 1:51 PM

This is a good sight for looking up diseases as it's reliable and has patient and professional articles.

Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, January 30, 2014 8:02 PM

Agree with Hattie that Patient.co.uk is a great source for patient information leaflets- used by many GPs in their practices. 

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Gynecologic Pain

Gynecologic Pain. The uterus, cervix, and adnexa share the same visceral innervation as the lower ileum, sigmoid colon, and rectum.

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Sarah Morgan's curator insight, January 28, 2014 5:15 AM

This is quite a good webpage- especially with the bit on acute pelvic pain, it outlines some different possibilities we might consider??

Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, January 30, 2014 8:12 PM

emedicine is generally a good, comprehensive, up to date resource. It is written for a US audience so some of the terminology we use might vary. 

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Gillick competency and Fraser guidelines | factsheet | NSPCC

NSPCC factsheet on the meaning of 'Gillick competent' and 'Fraser guidelines' when deciding whether a child is mature enough to make decisions.

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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, January 30, 2014 8:21 PM

Excellent summary of Fraser and Gillick competency from NSPCC

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Natsal - The national Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles

The Lancet is the world's leading general medical journal and specialty journals in Oncology, Neurology and Infectious Diseases. Available online first. Free registration.

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Dr Alan Stone's curator insight, January 29, 2014 2:20 PM

The third national survey of sexual attitudes and lifestyles. If you want to know what the British public get up to in the bedroom (and elsewhere) then this is a must read...........