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Answer the phone, resident
Answer the phoneJune 18, 2012 ET
"See you in a month for a check up, in the meantime give me a call if there are any problems." And our patient is released from the hospital. A few days later the phone call arrived, but doctor's hands are full and it's on you, dear resident, to answer the phone.
Myopia and hyperopia
Myopia and hyperopiaJune 4, 2012 ET
Too strong dioptre correction in early ages could lead to accommodation difficulties and shifting from nearsightedness (myopia) to farsightedness (hyperopia).
Lyme disease
Lyme diseaseDecember 22, 2010 ET
Lyme disease is an infection transmitted by a tick. Tiny deer ticks (not wood ticks or dog ticks) infected with a spiral-shaped bacterium or spirochete are responsible for the disease.
Muscle stiffness
Muscle stiffnessDecember 8, 2010 ET
Muscle stiffness is surprisingly common and most people just adapt if the symptoms are not too severe. But then our brain steps in the game and - makes things worse.
Bowel incontinence
Bowel incontinenceNovember 17, 2010 ET
Similar to the urinary incontinence, bowel incontinence is the condition in which your body can't control bowel and it empties when you don't want that.
Blood clotting disorder
HaemophiliaNovember 6, 2010 ET
Haemophilia is a blood clotting disorder which means that people with it bleed a little longer than others. It is a serious health condition that can be life-threatened, but it can be controlled very successfully.
One of the earliest known infections
Vibrio cholerae bacteriaOctober 27, 2010 ET
Cholera is a disease caused by the bacteria Vibrio cholerae that infects the intestine. It is one of the most feared diseases on Earth that killed hundreds of thousands of people through history.
The most painful type of arthritis
GoutOctober 20, 2010 ET
Gout is a kind of arthritis caused by uric acid crystals forming in one or more joints. Its appearance depends on the food you eat, what you drink and your family history.
Vitiligo - the pigment killer
VitiligoSeptember 1, 2010 ET
The task of our immune system is to detect and kill all bacteria, viruses, tumour cells or anything else that could invade our body. But it can make a mistake identifying harmless pollen as the worst enemy causing allergy reactions or killing pigment-producing cells that give colour to our skin.
The most dangerous infectious diseases
Marburg haemorrhagic feverApril 21, 2010 ET
Heavy headache, pain in muscles, high temperature. Are those symptoms of a common flu? Yes, they could be. But they are also early symptoms of Variola, Ebola, Anthrax and Q fever. Just to be aware of.
Virus - a citizen of planet Earth
Smallpox VirusesApril 14, 2010 ET
We have vaccines for many viral diseases and we have survived big pandemics, but it's just a matter of time when a new, faster and deadlier virus will come to the daylight.
Driving under the influence of drugs, Part II
Drugs driving interactionMarch 17, 2010 ET
There are group of drugs that affect peripheral and central nervous system reducing the safety management of vehicles and machinery.
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