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NSTEMI vs STEMI - pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis

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I was getting quite confused about the differences between the two (apart from the ST elevation) and I feel this puts it quite simply!

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Controlling the symptoms of secondary cancer in the liver - Cancer Information - Macmillan Cancer Support

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Find out about the treatments that you could have to help control the symptoms of secondary cancer in the liver
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This is about metastatic cancer in the liver. It would explain the jaundice, night sweats, loss of appetite, weight etc.

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GI Pharmacology - Acid Supression.pdf

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This tells you about ways in which to treat dyspepsia etc. and explains it in relation to GI physiology too.

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Blood clot warning for 1m contraceptive pill users - Telegraph

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Doctors told to warn patients that bestselling birth control pills raise risk of blood clots
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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, February 2, 2014 10:23 PM

This story has echoes of the 1995 'pill scare' which lead to a 9% increase in the number of terminations http://www.independent.co.uk/news/abortions-rise-by-8-per-cent-after-contraceptive-pill-scare-1252061.html How can these risks be explained in a meaningful way to patients and public?

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Urinary tract infections in adults - NHS Choices

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Urinary tract infections are very common. They can be painful and uncomfortable, but usually pass within a few days or can be easily treated with a course of antibiotics.
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And UTIs

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Contraception - Contraception guide - NHS Choices

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Find out about the 15 methods of contraception (to prevent pregnancy) available on the NHS, plus where to get them and how to decide which method suits you. Including emergency contraception (the morning after pill, and IUD).

Via Cardiff University School of Medicine
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Again, stolen from the main Case 2 page. It seems quite comprehensive; and hopefully being from the NHS website - reliable.

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Cardiff University School of Medicine's curator insight, January 26, 2014 7:32 PM

Info from NHS Choices on forms of contraception. Wriiten for patients. 

Cardiff University School of Medicine's comment, January 30, 2014 8:10 PM
not exactly 'stolen' :)
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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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This is quite a good webpage- especially with the bit on acute pelvic pain, it outlines some different possibilities we might consider??

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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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Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System - YouTube

http://www.handwrittentutorials.com - This tutorial explores the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System, its role in Blood Pressure, the enzymes, involved, and...
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All of these tutorials are really good at explaining visually some of the basic principles we have to plough through. There are others on ECGs and anatomy of the heart etc.

 

They might even be better than Wikipedia.................. maybe. Let's not get ahead of ourselves.

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Regulation of Acid Secretion

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

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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

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Please Sign In: British National Formulary

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Here is why antibiotics and contraception interact

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sex and ethics program - Home - sex and ethics program

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What is the sex and ethics education program
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Not sure if this helps. Haven't really looked at it properly but may help with the ethical side of this case

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Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) - NHS Choices

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Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are passed on from one person to another through unprotected sex or genital contact.
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The NHS website has some good info about STIs... hope its helpful

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Jonathan Dalton's curator insight, February 5, 2014 3:28 PM

Found this to be a useful overview of STI's

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Introduction to Female Reproductive Anatomy - 3D Anatomy Tutorial - YouTube

http://www.anatomyzone.com 3D anatomy tutorial on the basics of the female reproductive system, using the BioDigital Human (http://www.biodigitalhuman.com). ...

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Just stealing stuff from the main Case 2 page. Saves us time looking for it ourselves.

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Thomas Haddock's curator insight, January 27, 2014 8:06 AM

yep

Ella Burgin's curator insight, January 27, 2014 9:03 AM

This is pretty good!

Ben Nankervis's curator insight, January 29, 2014 8:13 AM

I found this quite clear :)