Kidney and urinary tract disease

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Chapter 12 Kidney and urinary tract disease Functional anatomy Renal function Physiology  Glomerular filtration rate (GFR)  Tubular function  Endocrine function  Investigations Examination of the urine  Blood and quantitative tests  Imaging…

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Molecular cell biology and human genetics

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Chapter 2 Molecular cell biology and human genetics CELL BIOLOGY  Cell structure Cellular membranes  Organelles  The cytoskeleton  Cell shape and motility  The cell and its environment Extracellular matrix  Cell–cell adhesion …

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Cardiovascular disease

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Chapter 14 Cardiovascular disease Essential anatomy, physiology and embryology of the heart  Symptoms of heart disease  Examination of the cardiovascular system  General examination  The arterial pulse  The blood pressure  Jugular…

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Water, electrolytes and acid–base balance

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Chapter 13 Water, electrolytes and acid–base balance Distribution and composition of body water Disorders of sodium concentration Hyponatraemia  Hypernatraemia  Disorders of potassium concentration Hypokalaemia  Hyperkalaemia  Disorders of magnesium concentration Hypomagnesaemia …

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Psychological medicine

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Chapter 23 Psychological medicine Introduction The psychiatric history The mental state examination Classification of psychiatric disorders Causes of a psychiatric disorder  Psychiatric aspects of physical disease  The sick role and…

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Drug therapy and poisoning

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Chapter 17 Drug therapy and poisoning DRUG THERAPY The patient The drug The dose Affordability Adverse drug reactions Evidence-based medicine Statistical analyses Current information sources POISONING The approach to the…

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Malignant disease

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Chapter 9 Malignant disease Introduction The biology of cancer Aetiology and epidemiology The clinical presentation of malignant disease Cancer treatment Principles of chemotherapy Principles of endocrine therapy Principles of biological…

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