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October 2020 Release

It’s official, our October 2020 release is here!

Direct from students at the University of Southampton, our latest notes provide concise medical information relevant to clinical year students across a range of topics and specialities!

Do you have any ideas about topics we should cover on the ForMedics platform, or do you want to contribute your notes? Let us know here!

Acne Vulgaris

Acne Vulgaris

Acne Vulgaris – Localised inflammation of the skin due to overactivity of the sebaceous glands
ByRhiannon Nielson2 min read
Acromegaly

Acromegaly

Acromegaly – Increased growth hormone eg due to Adenoma
BySamira Peseschkian1 min read
Aggressive Behaviour

Aggressive Behaviour

Aggressive Behaviour – Behaviours that can result in harm, hurt or injury to another person.
ByKirsty Foster2 min read
Amblyopia

Amblyopia

Amblyopia – A reduction in visual acuity due to a problem with focussing in early childhood
ByKiana Mostaghimi1 min read
Aortic Aneurysm

Aortic Aneurysm

Aortic Aneurysm – Abnormal dilation of an artery due to weakened vessel wall.
Aortic Dissection

Aortic Dissection

Aortic Dissection – A tear in inner layer of aorta.
Auto-Immune Hepatobiliary Disease

Auto-Immune Hepatobiliary Disease

Auto Immune Hepatobiliary Disease – Autoimmune diseases of the liver and biliary system
ByMyrna3 min read
Bowel Ischaemia

Bowel Ischaemia

Bowel Ischaemia – Decreased blood flow to the gastrointestinal tract
ByMyrna2 min read
Bronchiectasis

Bronchiectasis

Bronchiectasis – Abnormal and permanently dilated airways that result in a build-up of excess mucus, increasing risk of infections
ByNat Fishman2 min read
Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy – Diseases of the heart muscle where the walls of the heart chambers have become thickened, stiff, or stretched.
ByAlex Evens3 min read
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Peripheral neuropathy caused by compression of median nerve in carpal tunnel
Cellulitis

Cellulitis

Cellulitis – Acute bacterial infection of the dermis and subcutaneous tissue
ByKate Matthews2 min read
Cholangitis

Cholangitis

Cholangitis – Infection due to obstruction of the biliary tree
ByKate Matthews2 min read
Cholecystitis

Cholecystitis

Cholecystitis – Inflammation of the gallbladder
ByWangari Murage2 min read
Clostridium Difficile Infection

Clostridium Difficile Infection

Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI) – Highly infectious spore-forming and toxin-producing gram positive anaerobic bacillus
ByKate Ralph3 min read
Conn’s Syndrome

Conn’s Syndrome

Conn’s Syndrome – Syndrome of excess production of aldosterone.
ByKate Ralph2 min read
Conus Medullaris & Corda Equina Syndrome

Conus Medullaris & Corda Equina Syndrome

Conus Medullaris & Corda Equina Syndrome – Compressive damage to the spinal cord.
ByAlex Evens2 min read
COVID-19

COVID-19

COVID-19 – A variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).
BySabina Sadiq3 min read
Cushing’s Syndrome

Cushing’s Syndrome

Cushing’s Syndrome – Clinical state caused by chronic glucocorticoid excess.
ByTania Lim3 min read
Delirium

Delirium

Delirium – Brain failure where impairment of attention is accompanied by abnormalities of perception and mood
ByHailey Laurayne2 min read
Diverticular Disease

Diverticular Disease

Diverticular Disease – Outpouching of the colonic mucosa and underlying connective tissue through the colon wall
ByApril Perry2 min read
Dyslipidaemia

Dyslipidaemia

Dyslipidaemia – Abnormal blood levels of one or more lipids or lipoproteins.
BySusiksha Basnet2 min read
Eczema

Eczema

Eczema – An inflammatory skin condition characterised by dry, itchy skin with a chronic relapsing course.
ByJack Kevan2 min read
Encephalitis

Encephalitis

Encephalitis – Inflammation of brain parenchyma
ByKate Matthews3 min read

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