PHARMACY

Methods of intravenous administration

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6.1 Intravenous bolus Introduction of a small volume of medicine solution into a vascular access device is referred to as a bolus injection. A bolus injection is usually administered over…

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Rheumatology

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Osteoarthritis (OA) This common degenerative disorder, characterised by inadequate repair of cartilage and periarticular bone in response to damage or injury, ultimately leads to joint failure. Radiological evidence of OA…

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Cardiovascular Disease

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Ischaemic Heart Disease This typically presents as the tight or crushing central chest pain of angina or myocardial infarction. Less commonly, it presents as an arrhythmia or conduction defect, or…

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Endocrinology and Metabolism

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History Key features of the history in a patient with endocrine and metabolic disease are shown in Table 7.1. Table 7.1 Key Features of the History in a Patient with…

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Renal Disease

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Urinary Tract Infection There are two main clinical syndromes: 1. Cystitis, characterised by suprapubic tenderness, dysuria and frequency. NB These symptoms can occur without urinary infection. Other causes include non-specific…

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