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The Clotting Process

When the skin is penetrated or simply cut, some processes begin to seal the injury site, thereby preventing blood loss. Haemostasis is the process is that the body has to prevent blood loss, it has three stages, vascular, platelet and coagulation phases. 852 more words

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Below is a List of some Childhood Disorders and Diseases

Cystic Fibrosis

This is a genetic disorder that does not just affect the respiratory system, it is the most lethal autosomal recessive disorder in the white population. 1,060 more words

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Management of Hypertension

Hypertension is a vascular disease that is characterised by consistently elevated average blood pressure readings recorded over a period of time. A person is considered to have hypertension if the average systolic blood pressure is 160mmHg or over and the diastolic is over 90mmHg. 704 more words

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The Explainer| What is Diabetes Mellitus?

Diabetes is a disorder of glucose control, which causes high blood glucose. 280 Australians develop diabetes every day and is the fasted growing chronic condition in Australia. 1,114 more words

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An outlook on apoptosis pathways in cancer therapy

Cancer continues to be the second cause of death globally as it resulted in the death of 8.8 million people in 2015 (Anon. 2018). Although life expectancy has improved significantly in the past half-century, the number of incidences has increased especially for children in the developing countries (World Health Organisation 2016). 2,605 more words

High and Sick: Altitude Illness

Note: types and dosages of medication used to treat altitude illness will be determined by your organization’s protocols as authorized by your physician oversight. This article does not list any medication doses. 3,095 more words

Continuing Education

Hans R. Brunner, MD

Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: Université de Lausanne
Location: Riehen, Switzerland

Hans R. Brunner, MD, Professor Emeritus at the Université de Lausanne, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in cardiovascular medicine.

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