A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia by British Medical Association

By British Medical Association

This is often an A-Z BMA visible advisor to over 7,000 scientific phrases together with indicators, ailments, medicines and coverings. This new, revised variation of the BMA's bestselling and definitive clinical reference consultant brings authoritative and up to date scientific wisdom into your house. remain up to date with clinical advances and suggestion; from new advancements in shuttle immunizations to the newest directions for antenatal screening and most up-to-date strategies for breast understanding. It contains 3,000 ailments, issues, stipulations and signs, info on prognosis and remedy, a variety of medicines and checks, new and validated surgeries and reasons of clinical phrases. utilizing jargon-free language and an easy-to-use A--Z structure, 7,000 entries and greater than 800 illustrations, this totally revised and up to date variation is still the definitive clinical reference ebook for each kinfolk.

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Side effects include a dry mouth and gastrointestinal disturbances. amfetamine The 20 amino acids that make up proteins also occur free within cells and in body fluids. In addition, there are more than 200 other amino acids that are not found in proteins but play an important role in chemical reactions within cells. aminoglutethimide An anticancer drug used to treat certain types of breast cancer, prostate cancer, and some endocrine gland tumours. aminoglycoside drugs Aminoglycosides, a type of antibiotic drug, are given by injection and, because their use can damage the inner ear or kidneys, are generally reserved for the treatment of serious infections.

General symptoms include pallor, particularly of the skin creases, the lining of the mouth, and the inside of the eyelids. Other features may occur with particular forms of anaemia. For example, some degree of jaundice occurs in most types of haemolytic anaemia because the high rate of destruction of red blood cells leads to an increased level of the yellow pigment bilirubin (produced by the breakdown of the haemoglobin in red cells) in the blood. DIAGNOSIS Anaemia is diagnosed from the patient’s symptoms and by blood tests (see blood count).

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