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Diabetes and Lower-Extremity Diseases

Andrew J. M. Boulton and Frank L. Bowling

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The lifetime risk that a person with diabetes will develop a foot ulcer may be as high as 15%–25%, and every year an estimated 1 million people lose a leg as a consequence of this condition, equating ... More


Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

Rohma Ghani and Caoimhe Nic Fhogartaigh

in Tutorial Topics in Infection for the Combined Infection Training Programme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198801740
eISBN:
9780191917158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801740.003.0038
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) can be sub-divided based on the anatomical structure(s) affected from superficial to deep. Impetigo affects children more commonly than adults, starting as a ... More


Questions

Sri G. Thrumurthy, Tania Samantha De Silva, Zia Moinuddin, and Stuart Enoch

in SBA MCQs for the MRCS Part A

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199645633
eISBN:
9780191918193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199645633.003.0010
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Basic sciences: Applied anatomy Which of the following structures is unlikely to be damaged during a carotid endarterectomy procedure? Hypoglossal nerve Buccal branch of the facial nerve External ... More


Sepsis—Recognition, Diagnosis, and Management in Adult Patients

Mark Melzer

in Tutorial Topics in Infection for the Combined Infection Training Programme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198801740
eISBN:
9780191917158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801740.003.0032
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Sepsis is defined as life- threatening organ dysfunction caused by a detrimental host response to infection. Septic shock is a subset of sepsis in which underlying circulatory and cellular ... More


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