ANATOMY

W

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W Wagner ulcer classification system see Table U2 walking cast see Aircast boot walking cycle gait cycle; see Tables G1, G3 and G5 walking–running cycle see Table G4 Ward’s sign…

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J

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J jellyfish stings acute inflammatory skin reaction, often of legs, from injected jellyfish venom during sea bathing; affected skin areas may show hyperpigmentation Jendrassik’s manoeuvre increased response to a tendon…

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A

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A ABCDE checklist of premalignant changes in skin lesions, especially moles; lesion asymmetry; border (profile) irregularity; colour variation; diameter increase; evolution (changes over time) (Figure A1) Figure A1 Dorsal foot…

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V

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V vaccination injection of attenuated (i.e. live) or killed (i.e. dead) culture of a specific microorganism/its exotoxin to induce host immunity to the causative agent vaccine preparation designed to act…

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T

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T T1-weighted images; T1W magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sequencing that demonstrates anatomy (i.e. fat-/hydrogen-containing structures appear white); contrast with short T1 inverse recovery imaging; STIR T2-weighted images; T2W MRI sequencing…

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O

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O Ober’s test see test, Ober’s obese an adult who is more than 20% heavier than their height related ideal weight, with a body mass index of >25 and/or having…

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B

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B Babinski reflex see response, Babinski Babinski’s sign see response, Babinski bacitracin topical antibacterial agent background retinopathy diabetic eye disease characterized by retinal capillary permeability, vein dilatation, micro-aneurysm and haemorrhages…

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H

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H H2O2 see hydrogen peroxide H2-receptor antagonist drug e.g. cimetidine (Tagamet) and ranitidine (Zantac); used to heal gastric and duodenal ulcers and control symptoms of oesophageal reflux (heartburn); contraindicated in…

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N

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N N-A dressing non-adherent wound dressing (see Table D10) naevus benign, localized, overgrowth of skin melanocytes or blood vessels (see ABCDE) naevus pigmentosus; mole congenital, raised/sessile, pigmented, benign skin lesion…

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F

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F Fx, Fy, Fz symbols denoting resolved components of ground reaction force (anteroposterior, vertical and horizontal components respectively); Figure F1 Figure F1 Resolved components of ground reaction force. Fx, anteroposterior;…

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