A Clinical Approach to Medicine by Ong Yong Yau, Woo Keng Thye, Ng Han Seong, Patrick Tan, Tang

By Ong Yong Yau, Woo Keng Thye, Ng Han Seong, Patrick Tan, Tang Ong Teng

This e-book presents a large assessment of inner medication with reference to research, prognosis and administration. It discusses various medical entities in cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, haematology, neurology, oncology, rheumatology, renal and respiration drugs. Chapters on genetic illnesses, infectious ailments and the trend of antimicrobial resistance to antibiotics, highlighting neighborhood prevalence and information, were included.

Each bankruptcy starts off with a couple of paragraphs at the easy ideas of a specific subject and steadily develops the topic to offer the cutting-edge concerning the subject, thereby supplying the services of the contributing writer. The chapters are in line with neighborhood perform and services with records and native adventure distinctive to the Asia-Pacific quarter. this is often the charm of the ebook to medical professionals within the Asia-Pacific zone and the Western world.

Presently, there are numerous books out there written through authors from the West, yet they don't mirror the data and event of the styles of ailment within the Asia-Pacific region.

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By the next century, cardiovascular diseases will probably emerge as the most common cause of death. IHD is currently a major public health problem in both developed and developing countries. In the Asia-Pacific region, rapid economic achievements of several nations did not only bring about greater affluence and longer life expectancy, but also lifestyle-related diseases such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, obesity and IHD. Although the mortality rate of IHD has been steadily increasing over the past decades, a gradual decline has been observed in Singapore since 1990.

Sometimes pain is related to food or drink intake. • No ECG changes. Pulmonary embolism • Most common symptom is dyspnea. Patient may have visceral chest pain believed to be due to distension of the pulmonary artery or pulmonary infarction. Onset is usually sudden if massive. • Tachypnea, hypoxemia, hypercarbia; with no pulmonary congestion on chest X-ray. Tachycardia is usually present. • May resemble inferior wall infarct: ST elevation in II, III, aVF. Sinus tachycardia common. Rare to have S I Q III T III.

The pathologic effects of hypertension on small and large blood vessels are exemplified by its effects on retinal and peripheral arteries (Table 6). Occasionally, an acute severe rise in blood pressure can have serious consequences — acute pulmonary edema, aortic dissection, hemorrhagic stroke and cerebral edema (hypertensive encephalopathy). g. renin-angiotensin-aldosterone and sympathetic nervous systems) are initially released to physiologically compensate for the effects of elevated blood pressure in the various organs.

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