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Blacks clinical Dictionary first seemed in 1906. That new century used to be to determine well-being care within the uk evolve from a principally own, paternalistic session among health professional and sufferer, established extra on clinical culture than scientific technology, to a posh, science-based, team-oriented and controlled provider.
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Useful contacts are: Alcoholics Anonymous; Al-Anon Family Groups UK and Eire (including Alateen); Alcohol Concern; Alcohol Focus Scotland; and Alcohol and Substance Misuse. 1 standard drink = 1 unit = ½ pint of beer = 1 measure of spirits = 1 glass of sherry or vermouth = 1 glass of wine Limits within which alcohol is believed not to cause long-term health risks: Women up to 2 units a day, 14 a week (Pregnant women should avoid alcohol completely. ) Women absorb alcohol more quickly than men. Men up to 3 units a day, 21 a week Alcohol Dependence Alcohol dependence, or alcoholism, is described under ALCOHOL but a summary of the symptoms may be helpful in spotting the disorder.
Alglucerase A drug used under specialist supervision for the rare hereditary disorder, GAUCHER’S DISEASE. Algorithm A set of instructions performed in a logical sequence to solve a problem. Algorithms are used increasingly in emergency situations, for example by ambulance controllers or by organisations such as NHS Direct. Each answer to a question leads on down a decision tree to the next question, eventually resulting in a recommended action or response. Alimentary Canal See GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.
Albuminuria See PROTEINURIA. Alcohol A colourless liquid, also called ethanol or ethylalcohol, produced by the fermentation of carbohydrates by yeast. Medically, alcohol is used as a solvent and an antiseptic; recreationally it is a widely used drug, taken in alcoholic drinks to give a pleasant taste as well as to relax, reduce inhibitions, and increase sociability. Taken to excess, alcohol causes much mental and physical harm – not just to the individual imbibing it, but often to their family, friends, community and work colleagues.