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Read this article | A Multidisciplinary Approach to Tracheostomy Management

Reference: 9RFMX

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Excerpt

The Wellington Hospital recently opened the Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness Unit (PDoC), consisting of 10 beds which are part of the rehabilitation wards.

Area

Head and Neck

Contributor

     Practice Matters


Read this article | Diet and Supplements and their Role in Cancer Prevention

Reference: HHMP5

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The prevention of cancer is one of the most important achievable global public health challenges

Area

Oncology

Contributor

 Professor Martyn Caplin


Read this article | Expert Care, Rapid Diagnosis:The Breast Care Unit

Reference: 8F6VZ

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The incidence of breast cancer continues to increase in the UK with the lifetime risk of a woman developing breast cancer now at 12% (1:8), with 50,000 new diagnoses per year.

Area

Breast Care

Contributor

     Practice Matters


Read this article | Inflammatory Bowel Disease Therapy in 2015

Reference: 2VTP4

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Over the last few years we have seen real changes in the understanding and treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).

Area

Gastroenterology

Contributor

 Dr Charles  Murray


Read this article | Obesity, Genetics, Physiology and Bariatric Surgery

Reference: 9T53Q

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Genetic studies have suggested that some people

Area

Bariatrics

Contributor

 Mr Andrew  Jenkinson


Read this article | Obstetrics & Gynaecology: A Trio of New Developments

Reference: 2JKM5

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n the last few months, a number of developments in our speciality are becoming more established in routine clinical practice.

Area

Gynaecology

Contributor

 Professor Ellis Downes


Read this article | The Invasion of Minimally Invasive Surgery: Laparoscopic Hernia Repairs

Reference: VW8R3

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Increasingly, patients with a hernia might ask about laparoscopic surgery versus open repair.

Area

General Surgery

Contributor

     Practice Matters


Read this article | The Management of Stroke/Brain Injury and Cerebral Palsy in the Hands and Wrists

Reference: NKBCR

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The effects of neurological injury, such as stroke, traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and cerebral palsy (CP), can be debilitating and life changing.

Area

Hand and Wrist

Contributor

     Practice Matters


Read this article | The Revolution in Varicose Vein Management

Reference: W3RF6

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Abnormal leg veins have been recognised since

Area

Vascular

Contributor

 Professor Nicholas  Cheshire


Read this article | The Revolution of Stem Cell Technology

Reference: XVVXQ

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There has been a surge in interest and research into options available for restorative orthopaedic treatment in recent years.

Area

Knee

Contributor

 Mr Simon Moyes


Issue
Number:
21
Title:
INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE
Published:
August 2015
Cover:
Virtual Magazine
 
 
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