Monthly Archives: February 2016

Hematemesis

Melody Shu Ling Tsen, Harkamal, Joshua, Zi Ning Year 3, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia 22 Feb 2016 What to ask in a patient who complains of vomiting of blood The following is a

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Blood in the stools (hematochezia)

Ng Jay Shen, Gerald Tan Chen Jie, Kang Hui Wen, Year three, Monash University Malaysia Updated 22 Feb 2016 Hematochezia is blood in the stools (Greek, hemato- (from haima, blood); chezo, to go to stool). Different dictionaries define it as

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Claudication

Ling Jin Hin, Chung Yuan Ming, Year 3, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash and Dr Suneet Sood Last updated February 24, 2016 Pathology Literally, “claudication” means limping. However surgeons use the term primarily to denote reproducible

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Peripheral artery disease

Serric Suthesh Willeam Peter Year Four, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences Monash University Malaysia Anatomy, physiology, and pathology Note the words “Peripheral” and “arterial”. The term “peripheral” indicates that we are not talking about all arteries. We

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