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Locked wards in psychiatry are supposed to protect patients. Yet suicide attempts and absconding are more common with locked wards than in hospitals with "open doors". A new study makes it clear: ... [more]

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One of the most important things I learned as a pediatric resident was to order a chest X-ray, if I was puzzled about a diagnosis. I wish more doctors knew this, because I constantly wonder why ... [more]

Flora Vinbert has published the Flexikon article Proximal phalanx
The term proximal phalanx describes the bones which represent the base of the fingers and toes, and thus the bones that are immediately connected to the metacarpal bones (hand) or metatarsal bones (foot).

Anatomy
Fingers
The proximal phalanx is ... [more]
Alexandra Schritz has edited the Flexikon article Esophagus
The esophagus is the hollow organ between the pharynx and stomach, which serves the transport of the food crushed by chewing.

Anatomy
The esophagus is a tubular hollow organ of around 25-28 cm in length, which extends in projection on the spinal ... [more]
Alexandra Schritz has edited the Flexikon article Temporal bone
The temporal bone, belongs to the bones of the skull. It is one of the most detail-rich bones of the human body.
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Overview
The temporal bone accommodates the middle and internal ear, and it ... [more]
Alexandra Schritz has published the Flexikon article Esophagus
The esophagus is the hollow organ between the pharynx and stomach, which serves the transport of the foot crushed by chewing.

Anatomy
The esophagus is a tubular hollow organ of around 25-28 cm in length, which extends in projection on the spinal ... [more]
York Cardiology published a video

Why do i get chest pains when i go into Afib

In this video, i will discuss why some people experience chest pains when they go into Afib. This is largely due to a combination of 3 things: 1) A fast heart rate 2) Less blood going round 3) Less coronary filling. Symptoms can be improved ... [more]
Raphael Klinkhammer has published the Flexikon article Temporal bone
The temporal bone, belongs to the bones of the skull. It is one of the most detail-rich bones of the human body.

Overview
The temporal bone accommodates the middle and internal ear, and it contributes to the mandibular joint, whose socket it forms. ... [more]
York Cardiology published a video

Mitral regurgitation

In this video, Dr Sanjay Gupta discusses the subject of mitral regurgitation. My website is yorkcardiology.co.uk and my Facebook page is yorkcardiology@gmail.com
York Cardiology published a video

Disease vs symptoms of a disease

In this video, Dr Sanjay Gupta talks about how it is important not to mistake your symptoms for a disease and how it is important to try and remove the underlying disease rather than just masking the symptoms. My website is www.yorkcardiology.co.uk ... [more]
Flora Vinbert has edited the Flexikon article Ethmoid bone
The ethmoid bone is a small, light skull bone not visible from the outside in the region of the skull base or the tectum of the nose.

Anatomy
The ethmoid bone forms part of the cranial cavity, the nasal cavity and the orbits. The bone can be ... [more]
Flora Vinbert has published the Flexikon article Sphenoid bone
The sphenoid bone is a skull bone, which is located at the skull base frontal to the two temporal bones and the occipital bone. From dorsal perspective, it has the form of a butterfly with the body (corpus ossis sphenoidalis), two wings (major and ... [more]