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Acute and General Medicine

Acute medicine and general medicine are two branches of medical practice that deal with the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and conditions that require immediate medical attention. Acute medicine primarily focuses on treating patients with acute illnesses or injuries, such as heart attacks, strokes, and broken bones, in a hospital setting. General medicine, on the […]

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Allergies

An allergy is a hypersensitive reaction by the immune system to a normally harmless substance, such as pollen, dust mites, animal dander, food, or medications. When a person with an allergy comes into contact with an allergen, their immune system overreacts, causing symptoms such as sneezing, itching, skin rashes, hives, runny nose, and watery eyes.

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Anaesthetics

Anaesthetics are drugs used to temporarily block sensations of pain and other sensations during surgical and other medical procedures. They are typically administered by an anaesthesiologist or a nurse anaesthetist. There are several types of anaesthetics, including general anaesthetics, which cause unconsciousness, and regional anaesthetics, which numb specific areas of the body. Local anaesthetics, such

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Biochemistry

Biochemistry is the study of the chemical processes that occur within living organisms, including the structure and function of cellular components such as proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids. It is a fundamental branch of biology that provides the foundation for understanding the molecular basis of life and its processes, such as metabolism, genetic information

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Breast Surgery

Breast surgery is a medical procedure that involves the removal or alteration of breast tissue. There are several different types of breast surgery, including: Mastectomy: removal of all or part of a breast to treat or prevent breast cancer. Lumpectomy: removal of a small part of the breast to treat breast cancer. Breast reconstruction: a

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Cardiology

Cardiology surgery is a medical specialty that focuses on the surgical treatment of heart and blood vessel conditions. Cardiac surgeons perform a variety of procedures to repair or replace damaged or diseased heart valves, coronary arteries, and other heart structures. Some common cardiology surgeries include: Coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG): a procedure to bypass blocked

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a condition in which the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the hand, becomes compressed or pinched as it passes through the carpal tunnel in the wrist. The symptoms include pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness in the hand and fingers. If conservative treatment such as splinting, physical therapy,

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Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is a procedure to remove the cloudy lens (cataract) from the eye and replace it with an artificial lens (intraocular lens or IOL) to restore clear vision. Cataracts are a common age-related condition that can cause blurriness, glare, and difficulty seeing at night. The key steps of the procedure include: Pre-operative preparation: Before

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Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic surgery is a type of surgery that aims to improve the appearance of a person. It involves procedures that are not medically necessary, but rather elective and performed for aesthetic reasons. Examples of cosmetic surgery include facelift, breast augmentation, rhinoplasty (nose surgery), tummy tuck, and liposuction. The goal of cosmetic surgery is to enhance

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Cytopathology and Histopathology

Cytopathology is the study of cells and tissues collected from the body and is used to diagnose diseases and conditions, especially those affecting the surface of organs such as the skin and respiratory, gastrointestinal, and reproductive tracts. Cytopathologists analyse cells collected from these surfaces through fine needle aspirations, Pap smears, or other types of samples

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