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Atypical presentation of atypical mycobacteria in atypical diabetes

Sugata Narayan Biswas, Partha Pratim Chakraborty, Partha Sarathi Satpathi and Shinjan Patra.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Critical Care; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Gastroenterology; Neurology; Nephrology. 1668 words.

A 45-year-old, non-obese male presented with low-grade, remittent fever and a fluctuant swelling over the posterior aspect of his lower left flank. Laboratory tests revealed leukocytosis,...

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Fitness for Work

Edited by Keith T Palmer, Ian Brown and John Hobson.

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Neurology; Psychiatry; Ophthalmology; Otolaryngology (ENT); Rheumatology; Gastroenterology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Haematology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Nephrology; Critical Care; Rehabilitation Medicine; Dermatology; Infectious Diseases; Old Age Psychiatry; Radiation Oncology. 736 pages.

The fifth edition of this established resource provides comprehensive and practical guidance on the effects of medical conditions on employment and working capability. Every significant...

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Gastroenterology and hepatology

Peter Barry, Kevin Morris and Tariq Ali.

in Paediatric Intensive Care

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Paediatrics; Gastroenterology. 5643 words.

Introduction - Development of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system - Gastrointestinal structure, function, and applied physiology - Evaluation of gastrointestinal and liver function - Liver...

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ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

Edited by Ali Al-Khafaji.

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Critical Care; Transplant Surgery; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Immunology; Nursing Skills; Anaesthetics; Surgical Skills. 304 pages.

ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients provides a concise resource for intensivists, surgeons, and nurses caring for abdominal organ transplant patients before and after surgery....

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Indications for Liver Transplantation

Jana G. Hashash and Kapil B. Chopra.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Critical Care; Gastroenterology. 5516 words.

Liver transplantation remains to be the only hope for cure and survival in patients with decompensated end-stage liver disease (ESLD), acute/fulminant liver failure, and those with primary...

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Malnutrition in Chronic Liver Disease

Rebecca Gooch, Ali Al-Khafaji and Stephen O’Keefe.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Transplant Surgery; Gastroenterology. 1789 words.

The liver plays a pivotal role in integrating the biochemical pathways that regulate carbohydrate, fat, protein, and vitamin metabolism, and thus malnutrition becomes a common and serious...

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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing

Edited by Paula Dawson, Louise Cook, Laura-Jane Holliday and Helen Reddy.

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Paediatrics; Communication Skills; Infectious Diseases; Pharmacology; Emergency Medicine; Critical Care; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Neurology; Gastroenterology; Genito-urinary Medicine; Rheumatology; Otolaryngology (ENT); Ophthalmology; Dermatology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Haematology. 648 pages.

The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing provides a concise, current, and evidence-based practical guide to all clinical skills relating to the care...

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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

Edited by Geoffrey Hanks, Nathan I. Cherny, Nicholas A. Christakis, Marie Fallon, Stein Kaasa and Russell K. Portenoy.

P ublished online March 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; History of Medicine; Pharmacology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Infectious Diseases; Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Medical Oncology; Medical Ethics; Nursing Skills; Occupational Therapy; Arts Therapies; Dietetics and Nutrition; Physiotherapy; Speech and Language Therapy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Paediatrics; Communication Skills; Clinical Science; Pain Medicine; Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Psychiatry; Gastroenterology; Dermatology; Genito-urinary Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Neurology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Nephrology; Critical Care; Geriatric Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Professional Development in Medicine. 1704 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine is the definitive textbook on the subject. The book is used across the world by the wide range of health care professionals involved in the care...

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Paediatric Intensive Care

Edited by Peter Barry, Kevin Morris and Tariq Ali.

March 2010; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Critical Care; Paediatrics; Public Health and Epidemiology; Epidemiology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Nephrology; Dietetics and Nutrition; Pharmacology; Radiology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Neonatology; Gastroenterology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Haematology; Transplant Surgery; Paediatric Surgery; Clinical Genetics. 944 pages.

Paediatric Intensive Care gives practical and realistic advice for children's doctors and nurses in intensive care.

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Refractory Ascites and Hepatic Hydrothorax

Su Min Cho and Ali Al-Khafaji.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Transplant Surgery; Gastroenterology. 428 words.

Patients with end-stage liver disease (ESLD) can present with several symptoms-related to the presence of fluid in the pleural (hydrothorax) or abdominal cavity (ascites). Hepatic...

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Saddle pulmonary embolism: right ventricular strain an indicator for early surgical approach

Vinod Namana, Sabah Siddiqui, Ram Balasubramanian, Rajeswer Sarasam and Vijay Shetty.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Critical Care; Gastroenterology; Infectious Diseases; Sports and Exercise Medicine. 1874 words.

Current mainstay treatment for pulmonary embolism (PE) includes oral anticoagulation, thrombolytic therapy, catheter embolectomy and acute surgical embolectomy. Surgical embolectomy is...

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Training In Anaesthesia

Edited by Catherine Spoors and Kevin Kiff.

March 2010; p ublished online November 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Neurology; Pain Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine; Nephrology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Haematology; Immunology; Infectious Diseases; Gastroenterology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Paediatrics; Geriatric Medicine; Critical Care. 656 pages.

Training in Anaesthesia is a curriculum-based guide to the first phase of specialty training in anaesthetics; comprehensively covering the specific techniques, assessments and basic medical...

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Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

S Chandra, Su Min Cho and Ali Al-Khafaji.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Transplant Surgery; Gastroenterology. 2044 words.

Upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with end-stage liver disease (ESLD) and in majority of the cases is a direct consequence of...

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Wolf in sheep's clothing: a case of carcinoma erysipeloides

Ambarish Bhattacharyya, Mitali Gangopadhyay, Kaushik Ghosh and Pranamita Ray.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Critical Care; Emergency Medicine; Gastroenterology. 1398 words.

Cutaneous metastases of the breast carcinomas can present clinically as nodules, plaques and tumors (most commonly as nodules) as well as ‘erysipelas-like’ lesions are known as ‘carcinoma...

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