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Emergency physician with a passion for medical informatics and medical education/textbooks. Asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist | @sandnsurf | + Mike Cadogan | LinkedIn

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John Floyer

Sir John Floyer (1649 – 1734) was an English physician. Sir John Floyer is remembered chiefly for his invention of the pulse watch, which provided the first exact method for counting the pulse; his treatise

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Graves Ophthalmopathy

Graves Ophthalmopathy: constellation of findings, apparent in 25-50% of patients with Graves disease. Pathopysiology: oedema and lymphocytic infiltration of orbital fat, connective tissue, and eye muscles.Clinical symptoms: eye discomfort, ‘gritty‘ eye sensation, excessive lacrimation and

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Graves disease

Graves disease: Autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. A form of hyperthyroidism manifesting the triad of goitre, exophthalmos and pretibial myxoedema. Graves ophthalmopathy or Thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy (TAO), is the most common extrathyroidal manifestation of Graves

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Robert James Graves

Robert James Graves (1796 – 1853) was an Irish physician. Significant contributions to the Irish School of Medicine along with other eponymous luminaries such as Stokes and Corrigan Renowned polyglot with proficient linguistic skills and

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Peter Safar

Peter Josef Safar (1924 – 2003) was an Austrian physician, innovator, educator and humanist. Pioneer of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and critical care medicine Born in Austria of Jewish ancestry he managed to evade the Nazis as

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Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Description Stevens-Johnson syndrome is an immunological skin conditions, often secondary to drugs or infection. Initial presentation is usually a feverish prodromal period followed by a blistering erythematous skin condition – characterised by mucous membrane involvement