Breast cancer commonly presents as a lump found by the patient, although increasing numbers of subclinical cancers are being diagnosed as mammographic screening becomes more readily available.
Improvements in technology have increased the role and the importance of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in clinical medicine.
A six-month-old boy is admitted to hospital with severe Haemophilus influenzae type (Hib) meningitis, causing convulsions and a significant risk of long-term sequelae.
Drug treatment of diabetes mellitus is one component of an overall treatment package including diet, exercise and patient education.
Most doctors have never seen a case of poliomyelitis.
There is no real curefor spinal cord injury.
Symptoms of pain, lacrimation and photophobia in children should always suggest corneal disease.
The first studies showing that carbohydrate (CHO) ingestion during prolonged (>90 minutes) exercise enhanced performance were conducted in the 1920s and 1930s.