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Myocardial Infarction: PCI and medications
This is the second installment of this topic. In this episode we talk about the role of angioplasty and role of various medications in the treatment of the patient having an MI.
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Why do diabetics get silent myocardial infarctions?
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A medical mystery for Mother's Day...
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Involving patients in enrolment decisions for acute myocardial infarction trials
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Myocardial infarction: cardiac rehabilitation and prevention of further MI | Guidance and guidelines | NICE
- This guideline was previously called MI - secondary prevention: secondary prevention in primary and secondary care for patients following a myocardial infarction.
- The “Arterial Schematic” represents the intricate three-dimensional human arterial system in a highly simplified two-dimensional design reminiscent of the London Underground Map. Each “line” repres...
Immune System Flowchart
- When originally learning about the immune system I struggled to understand how the different components developed individually and worked together. I realised that a flowchart would be an excellent...
The Clotting Cascade Diagram
- An image of both the intrinsic and extrinsic pathways of the clotting cascade including the interactions between the two and other finer details.