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Acromegaly

Acromegaly  

Dr Caroline Brookman and Dr Vanessa Humphrey

in Oxford Case Histories in Anaesthesia

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2014
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Oxford Case Histories
Published Online: 
Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191789526
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198704867.003.0050
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Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training
Specialty: 
Anaesthetics
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9780198704867
Acromegaly is a syndrome caused by oversecretion of growth hormone after long bone epiphyseal fusion. The pathology is usually an anterior pituitary tumour, but it can also arise from other ... More
Acute epiglottitis

Acute epiglottitis  

Dr Anil Patel

in Oxford Case Histories in Anaesthesia

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Dec 2014
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Oxford Case Histories
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Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191789526
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198704867.003.0030
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Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training
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Anaesthetics
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Acute epiglottitis is an acute inflammatory condition of the epiglottis, arytenoids, and aryepiglottic folds, with gross swelling and oedema of the structures at the laryngeal inlet, ... More
Acute liver failure

Acute liver failure  

Young Dr Neil H and Mayes Dr Rory

in Oxford Case Histories in Anaesthesia

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Dec 2014
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Oxford Case Histories
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Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191789526
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198704867.003.0041
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Acute liver failure (ALF) can be defined as the development of coagulopathy and encephalopathy in a patient with previous normal liver function, over a period of <24 weeks. There are over ... More
Acute subdural haematoma

Acute subdural haematoma  

Dr Keith Kelly, Dr Ivan Marples, and Mr Peter Bodkin

in Oxford Case Histories in Anaesthesia

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Dec 2014
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Oxford Case Histories
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Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191789526
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198704867.003.0024
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Anaesthetics
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A 70-year-old, 85 kg, and 1.83 m tall man presented to hospital with a 5-day history of frontal headache. Previous medical history included well-controlled AF, migraines, gastro-oesophageal ... More
Aeromedical transport considerations in acute lung injury

Aeromedical transport considerations in acute lung injury  

Dr Jon McCormack

in Oxford Case Histories in Anaesthesia

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Dec 2014
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Mar 2015
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9780191789526
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198704867.003.0057
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Aeromedical critical care transport is a highly specialized field of transport medicine. Many factors may prove to compromise the patient’s safety, including the hazards of loading and ... More
Airway obstruction

Airway obstruction  

Dr Anil Patel

in Oxford Case Histories in Anaesthesia

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Dec 2014
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Oxford Case Histories
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Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191789526
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198704867.003.0032
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An obstructed airway can be caused by tumours, infection, and trauma anywhere in the airway, from the nasopharynx, pharynx, and larynx through to the lower trachea and lower airways. ... More
Allergic rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis  

Himender Makker, Matthew Walker, Hugh Selsick, Bhik Kotecha, and Ama Johal

in Oxford Case Histories in Sleep Medicine

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Mar 2015
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Oxford Case Histories
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May 2015
eISBN: 
9780191763441
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199683956.003.0028
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Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Neurology
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9780199683956
A 45-year-old man was treated for severe OSA (AHI of 65) with overnight auto-pressure-adjusted CPAP for six months. He underwent a difficult course of treatment, and never tolerated the ... More
Anaesthesia following renal transplantation

Anaesthesia following renal transplantation  

Young Dr Neil H and Mayes Dr Rory

in Oxford Case Histories in Anaesthesia

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Dec 2014
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Oxford Case Histories
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Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191789526
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198704867.003.0042
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Anaesthetics
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A 56-year-old man, who had a renal transplant 3 years ago for renal failure secondary to glomerulonephritis, presents for elective right hemicolectomy for colonic carcinoma. He has a ... More
Anaesthesia for major liver resection

Anaesthesia for major liver resection  

Young Dr Neil H and Mayes Dr Rory

in Oxford Case Histories in Anaesthesia

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Dec 2014
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Oxford Case Histories
Published Online: 
Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191789526
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198704867.003.0040
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Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training
Specialty: 
Anaesthetics
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9780198704867
The liver is a highly vascular organ with a blood flow of 1500 mL/min, the portal vein contributing 75% and the hepatic artery 25% of the total flow. The liver can be divided into eight ... More
Anal cancer

Anal cancer  

Debashis Biswas and Thankamma Ajithkumar

in Oxford Case Histories in Oncology

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2014
Series: 
Oxford Case Histories
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Apr 2014
eISBN: 
9780191743061
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199664535.003.0014
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Doctor, Undergraduate Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist, Nurse, Qualified Nurse
Specialty: 
Radiology, Clinical Oncology, Clinical Medicine, Palliative Medicine
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ISBN: 
9780199664535
The incidence of anal cancer is increasing globally. The two important risk factors of anal cancer are human papilloma virus (HPV) infection and immunosuppression. 50% of patients present ... More

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