Elizabeth Hadley, Consultant Respiratory and General Physician, Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals University NHS Trust, London, UK
Christopher Kosky, Consultant Respiratory Physicians, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
A 46-year-old Afro-Caribbean man presented to hospital after he collapsed with brief loss of consciousness. He was short of breath at rest and felt as if he couldn't take a breath in.
R. Andrew Seaton, MBChB, MD, DTM&H, FRCP (Edinburgh & Glasgow)
Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow, Brownlee Centre for Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
A previously healthy 19-year-old woman presented to her general practitioner with fever, myalgia, sore throat and fatigue.
Would you trust a doctor to decide if you are an appropriate subject for assisted dying? I wouldn't, neither should you, and my colleagues who are not fortunate enough to be retired will be crazy if they allow themselves to be dragged into the process. Proponents of legislative change should man up and face the implications of their proposals, without hiding behind the medical profession.
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Newly diagnosed and relapsed follicular lymphoma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-upJun 2014
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After completing this module, you should be able to: know what biological treatments are, be able to explain to patients how they work, know what conditions they are used for,...
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GHSG-AFM13 An Open-label, Multicenter Phase II Trial With AFM13 in Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Hodgkin Lymphoma17-12-2014
The study is designed:
- to demonstrate efficacy of AFM13 with an optimized treatment schedule
- to decide whether AFM13 warrants further investigation in a phase III clinical trial
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