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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Glomerular disease

Lesley Rees, Paul A. Brogan, Detlef Bockenhauer and Nicholas J.A. Webb.

in Paediatric Nephrology

August 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Nephrology. 13302 words.

Overview of inherited glomerular diseases 182

Alport syndrome and thin basement membrane nephropathy 184null...

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Invasive fungal infection

Edited by Mike Sharland.

in Manual of Childhood Infections

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Infectious Diseases. 2831 words.

Toxic shock syndrome is an acute febrile illness mediated by non-specific stimulation of the immune system by streptococcal or staphylococcal toxins acting as superantigen. Toxic shock...

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Staphylococcal infections, including meticillin (INN)-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Edited by Mike Sharland.

in Manual of Childhood Infections

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Infectious Diseases. 2622 words.

Staphylococci are Gram-positive cocci that are among the most frequently encountered causes of localized and systemic bacterial infections in children. Staphylococcus aureus is the major...

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Typhoid and paratyphoid—enteric fever

Edited by Mike Sharland.

in Manual of Childhood Infections

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Infectious Diseases. 1645 words.

Typhoid and paratyphoid fever (enteric fever) is a systemic infection caused by Salmonella enterica Typhi and Salmonella enterica serovar Paratyphi A. The disease is transmitted by the...

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Infection control in the hospital

Edited by Mike Sharland.

in Manual of Childhood Infections

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Infectious Diseases. 2881 words.

In order to obtain maximum benefit from laboratory testing, the requester should understand both the intrinsic accuracy of the test and how care with sample collection and handling...

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Aerobic fitness

Neil Armstrong, Alison M. McManus and Joanne R. Welsman.

in Paediatric Exercise Science and Medicine

October 2008; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Sports and Exercise Medicine. 13858 words.

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Integrative medicine in paediatric palliative care

Angela M. Johnson and David M. Steinhorn.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine. 13695 words.

This chapter will familiarize the reader with the wide range of modalities referred to as complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies, and most recently contained under the...

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Biomarkers of pain: physiological indices of pain reactivity in infants and children

Susanne Brummelte, Tim F. Oberlander and Kenneth D. Craig.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 9079 words.

Biomarkers are common in all areas of clinical work, health research, and are critical indicators of diseases and physiological states. Preferably, a biomarker should be non-invasively...

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