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  • A&E
  • Abdomen
  • Abdominal Angina
  • Abdominal Aorta
  • ABI
  • Ablation
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • ACE
  • ACE Inhibitors
  • Acetylcholine
  • ACM
  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Acquired Heart Disease
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Adrenaline
  • Advance Life Support
  • Advance Trauma Life Support
  • AED
  • Aerobic Exercise
  • AF
  • Agonal Breathing
  • Airway
  • Algorithm
  • ALS
  • Alveoli
  • Amiodarone
  • Amnesia
  • Amygdala
  • Anemia
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angiogram
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Inhibitor
  • Angiotensin II Receptor Blocker
  • Annulus
  • Anomia
  • Anosmia
  • Anoxia
  • ANP
  • Antiarrhythmics
  • Antibiotics
  • Anticoagulant
  • Antidepressants
  • Antihypertensive
  • Antiplatelet Therapy
  • Antitachycardia Pacing
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Aorta
  • Aortic Arch
  • Aortic Atresia
  • Aortic Regurgitation (reflux)
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve
  • Apathy
  • Aphasia
  • Apnoea
  • Apoptosis
  • Apraxia
  • Arachnoid
  • ARDS
  • Arrest (Cardiac)
  • Arrhythmia
  • Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
  • Art therapy
  • Arterial Line
  • Arterial line
  • Arteriography
  • Arterioles
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Arteritis
  • Artery
  • Artificial Heart
  • Artificial Valves
  • ARVD
  • Ascending Aorta
  • ASD
  • Aspirin
  • Ataxia
  • Aterial Valve
  • Atherectomy
  • Atheroma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athetosis
  • ATLS
  • Atorvastatin
  • ATP
  • Atresia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Myxoma
  • Atrial Natriuretic Peptide
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrial Septum
  • Atrial Tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular
  • Atrioventricular Block
  • Atrioventricular Bundle
  • Atrioventricular Nodal Re-Entry Tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular Node
  • Atrioventricular Reciprocating Tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect
  • Atrioventricular Synchrony
  • Atrioventricular Valve
  • Atrium
  • Auditory Cortex
  • Austin Flint Murmur
  • Autologous
  • Automated External Defibrillator
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
  • Autonomic Nervous System
  • Autopulse
  • Autoregulation
  • AV Canal Defect
  • AVNRT
  • AVPU
  • AVRT
  • Axon
  • Axon Terminal
  • Bacteria
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Balloon Catheter
  • Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Basal Ganglia
  • Basic Life Support
  • Basilar Artery
  • BDNF
  • Beta-blocker
  • Bicuspid
  • Biomarkers
  • Biopsy
  • Bisoprolol
  • Blalock-Taussig Procedure
  • Blindsight
  • Blood Clot
  • Blood Gas
  • Blood Gas Machine
  • Blood Gases
  • Blood Oxygen Level
  • Blood Pressure
  • Blood Pressure Cuff
  • Blood Tests
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Blood Vessels
  • BLS
  • Blue Babies
  • Blue Bloater
  • BMI
  • Body Mass Index
  • Brachytherapy
  • Brady
  • Bradycardia
  • Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
  • Brain Imaging
  • Brain Natriuretic Peptide
  • Brain plasticity
  • Brainstem
  • Breathing Machine
  • Bridge to Transplant
  • Broca's area
  • Bronchoscope
  • Brugada Syndrome
  • Bruit
  • Bundle Branch Block
  • Bypass
  • Bypass Operation
  • CAA
  • CABG
  • CAD
  • Calcium Channel Blocker
  • Calcium Channel Blocker (or calcium blocker)
  • Cannula
  • Capillary
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Cardiac
  • Cardiac Amyloidosis
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Cachexia
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac Doppler
  • Cardiac Enzyme Tests
  • Cardiac Enzymes
  • Cardiac Heart Failure
  • Cardiac Navigation System
  • Cardiac Output
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy-Defibrillator
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy-Pacemaker 
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiologist
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopexy
  • Cardiomyoplasty
  • Cardioplegia
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation–induced consciousness
  • Cardiovascular
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioverter
  • Carotid Artery
  • Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Catheter
  • Catheter Ablation Therapy
  • Catheter (Cardiac)
  • Catheter (Urinary)
  • Catheterisation
  • Cathlab
  • CCU
  • Cell body
  • Central
  • Central Line
  • Cerebellum
  • Cerebral
  • Cerebral angiogram
  • Cerebral anoxia
  • Cerebral Embolism
  • Cerebral Haemorrhage
  • Cerebral hypoxia
  • Cerebral ischaemia
  • Cerebral Thrombosis
  • Cerebro-spinal fluid
  • Cerebrovascular
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Cerebrovascular Occlusion
  • Cerebrum
  • Cholesterol
  • Cholesterol Lowering Drug
  • Chorea
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Chronotropic Incompetence
  • Cineangiography
  • Circulatory System
  • Claudication
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Clopidogrel
  • Closed head injury
  • Closed Heart Surgery
  • Clot-Buster
  • Clubbing
  • Coarctation
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Cognition
  • Cognitive Behavourial Therapy
  • Collateral Circulation
  • Collateral Vessels
  • Collaterals
  • Coma
  • Commissurotomy
  • Computed Tomography
  • Concussion
  • Conducting Tissue
  • Conduction System
  • Conduit
  • Confabulation
  • Congenital
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Conscious
  • Consciousness
  • Consultant Psychiatrist
  • Continuous Positive Airways Pressure
  • Contracoup
  • Contraction
  • Contractures
  • Contraindication
  • Convulsion
  • COPD
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Coronary Arteries
  • Coronary Artery Anomaly
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Care Unit
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Coronary Obstruction
  • Coronary Occlusion
  • Coronary Revascularization
  • Coronary Spasm
  • Coronary Thrombosis
  • Cortical blindness
  • Counselling
  • CPAP
  • CPR
  • CPRIC
  • CPVT
  • Cranial nerves
  • Craniotomy
  • Creatinine Kinase
  • Critical Care Team
  • Cross Match
  • CRT-D
  • CRT-P
  • Cryoablation
  • CT
  • Cultures
  • CV
  • CVD
  • Cyanosis
  • Cyanotic Heart Disease
  • Death
  • Death Rate (age-adjusted)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Defect
  • Defibrillation
  • Defibrillation Threshold Testing
  • Defibrillator
  • Delirium
  • Demyelination
  • Dendrite
  • Depression
  • Dextrocardia
  • DFT
  • Diabetes
  • Diagnosis
  • Diagnostics
  • Dialysis
  • Diastole
  • Diastolic Blood Pressure
  • Diastolic Dysfunction
  • Diencephalon
  • Dietitian
  • Diffuse axonal injury
  • Diffuse brain injury
  • Digitalis
  • Digoxin
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • DILV
  • Diplopia
  • Discharge Planning
  • Disease
  • Disinhibition
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Dissection
  • Diuretic
  • Dizziness
  • Dizzy
  • Donor Valves
  • Doppler Ultrasound
  • DORV
  • Double Inlet Left Ventricle
  • Double Outlet Right Ventricle
  • Dual-Chamber Pacemaker
  • Ductus
  • Dura
  • DVT
  • Dying
  • Dysarthria
  • Dysphagia
  • Dyspnea
  • Dyspnoea
  • Dyspraxia
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • ECG
  • Echocardiogram
  • Echocardiography
  • Echolalia
  • ECMO
  • Ectopics
  • Edema
  • EEG
  • Efficacy
  • Effusion
  • Ejection Fraction
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Electrocardiogram Treadmill Test (ETT)
  • Electrode
  • Electroencephalogram
  • Electromagnetic interference
  • Electrophysiological study
  • Electrophysiological Testing
  • Electrophysiology
  • Embolism
  • Embolus
  • EMDR
  • Emergency Department
  • EMI
  • Emotional lability
  • Endarterectomy
  • Endocarditis
  • Endocarditis Prophylaxis
  • Endocardium
  • Endomyocarditis
  • Endothelium
  • Endotracheal Tube
  • Enlarged Heart
  • Enzyme
  • Epicardium
  • Epilepsy
  • EPS
  • ERT
  • Estrogen
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy
  • Evoked potentials
  • Executive functions
  • Exercise Stress Test
  • Exercise Tolerance Test
  • Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Extubation
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing
  • Facemasks
  • Fallots Tetralogy
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Fatty Acids
  • Fever
  • Fibrate
  • Fibrillation
  • First Aid
  • First-degree Heart Block
  • Fluid Balance
  • Flutter
  • Focal brain injury
  • Fontan Operation
  • Foramen Ovale
  • Frontal lobes
  • Fusiform Aneurysm
  • Gastrostomy
  • Gated Blood Pool Scan
  • GCS
  • General Practitioner
  • Genetic Testing
  • Glasgow Coma Scale
  • Glutamate
  • Glyceryl Trinitrate (Nitroglycerin)
  • Graft
  • Graham Steell Murmur
  • Grey matter
  • GTN
  • Guideline
  • Guidewire
  • Gyrus
  • HAD
  • Haematoma
  • Haemofilter
  • Haemoglobin
  • Haemorrhage
  • HDL
  • HDU
  • Head injury - mild/minor
  • Head injury - moderate
  • Head injury - severe
  • Heart
  • Heart Age
  • Heart Assist Device
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
  • Heart-Lung Bypass
  • Heart-Lung Machine
  • Heart Manual
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Rate
  • Heart Rhythm
  • Heart Sounds
  • Heart Support Group
  • Heart Transplant
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Helicopter-Based Emergency Service
  • Hematocrit
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemodynamics
  • HEMS
  • Heparin
  • Heredity
  • HF
  • Hibernating Myocardium
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Density Lipoprotein
  • High Dependency Unit
  • Hippocampus
  • HOCM
  • Holter Monitor
  • Homeostasis
  • Homocysteine
  • Homograft
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Hormones
  • HRT
  • Hyper
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy
  • Hypertrophy
  • Hyperventilate
  • Hyperventilation
  • Hypervigilance
  • Hypo
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokinesia
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypoplastic
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Hypoplastic Right Heart Syndrome
  • Hypotension
  • Hypothalamus
  • Hypotrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Hypoxaemia
  • Hypoxia
  • Hypoxic-ischaemic injury
  • ICD
  • ICU
  • Idiopathic
  • Idioventricular
  • IHCA
  • Immunosuppressants
  • Impedance Plethysmography
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
  • Implantable Loop Recorder
  • Impulsivity
  • In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
  • Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia
  • Incompetent Valve
  • Induced Coma
  • Induced Hypothermia
  • Infarct
  • Infarction
  • Infection
  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Inferior Vena Cava
  • Inflammation
  • Innocent Murmur
  • Inotropes
  • Integrated Care Pathway
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Intensivist
  • Internal Mammary Artery
  • Interrupted Aortic Arch
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Interventional Procedures
  • Intracranial pressure monitor
  • Intramuscular
  • Intravascular Echocardiography
  • Intravascular Ultrasound
  • Intraveneous
  • Intravenous Drip
  • Introducer Sheath
  • Intubation
  • Ischemia
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Ischemic Stroke
  • Isosorbide Mononitrate
  • IST
  • IV
  • IVC
  • Jaundice
  • Jaw Thrust
  • Joule
  • Jugular Veins
  • Ketoacidosis
  • Laryngeal Mask
  • LBBB
  • LCSD
  • LDL
  • Lead 
  • Leaky Valve
  • Left Atrium
  • Left Bundle Branch Block
  • Left Cardiac Sympathetic Denervation
  • Left Ventricle
  • Left Ventricular Assist Device
  • Left Ventricular Dysfunction
  • Left Ventricular Failure
  • Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH)
  • Left Ventricular Noncompaction
  • Lesion
  • Levels of care
  • Limbic system
  • Lipid
  • Lipoprotein
  • Locked in system
  • Locum
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Low Density Lipoprotein
  • Lumen
  • Lung
  • LVNC
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Maladie de Roger
  • Mannitol
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Maze Surgery
  • Mechanical Valve
  • Median Sternotomy
  • Medical Emergency Team
  • MIND
  • Minimally conscious state
  • Mitral Atresia
  • Mitral Regurgitation (reflux)
  • Mitral Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • mm Hg
  • mmol/l
  • MONA
  • Morphine, Oxygen, Nitrates, Aspirin
  • Monitor
  • Monophasic Defibrillator
  • Monounsaturated Fats
  • Morbidity
  • Morphine
  • Mortality
  • Motor cortex
  • Mouth to Mouth Resuscitation
  • MR-conditional 
  • MR Safe 
  • MR Unsafe 
  • MRI
  • MUGA Scan
  • Murmur
  • Myelin
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Myocardial Ischemia
  • Myocardial Perfusion Scan
  • Myocardial Stunning
  • Myocarditis
  • Myocardium
  • Myoclonus
  • Myxomatous degeneration
  • Nasal Specs
  • Nasogastric tube
  • National Early Warning Score
  • Nebuliser
  • Necrosis
  • Nerve call bodies
  • Neuro-transmitters
  • Neurocardiogenic Syncope
  • Neurogenesis
  • Neurogenic diabetes insipidus
  • Neuron
  • Neurosis
  • NEWS2
  • Nicardipine
  • Nicotine
  • Nicotine Replacement Products
  • Nifedipine
  • Nitroglycerin
  • Non-ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction
  • Non Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Noninvasive Procedures
  • NSTEMI
  • NSVT
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Nuclear Medicine Scan
  • Obesity
  • Occipital lobes
  • Occluded
  • Occluded Artery
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Oedema
  • Off Pump CABG
  • OHCA
  • Omega 3
  • Open head injury
  • Open Heart Operation
  • Open Heart Surgery
  • Organ
  • Out of Body Experience
  • Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest
  • Oximetry
  • Oxygen Saturation
  • PAC
  • Pacemaker
  • Pacing Lead
  • Paediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Paediatrician
  • Palpitation
  • PALS
  • Pancreas
  • Pancreatitis
  • Paralysis
  • Parietal lobes
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Passive Smoking
  • Patent
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • PCI
  • PCTA
  • PDA
  • PE
  • Peer Support
  • Percutaneous
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
  • Peri-Arrest Period
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Pericardiorrhaphy
  • Pericardiostomy
  • Pericarditis
  • Pericardium
  • Peripheral Vascular disease (PVD)
  • Perseveration
  • Perucardiectomy
  • PET
  • PFO
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacy
  • Phobias
  • Physiotherapist
  • Pia
  • PICCO
  • Pituitary gland
  • Plaque
  • Platelets
  • Pleura
  • Pleural Cavity
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumothorax
  • PO2
  • Polyunsaturated fat
  • Positron emission tomography
  • Post-traumatic amnesia
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
  • POTS
  • Prasugrel
  • Premature Atrial Contractions
  • Premature ventricular contraction
  • Prevalence
  • Primary PCI
  • Prolapse Valve
  • Prone positioning
  • Prophylaxis
  • Proprioception
  • PSVT
  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Psychotherapist
  • Psychotherapy
  • PTSD
  • Pulmonary
  • Pulmonary Artery
  • Pulmonary Atresia
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Oedema
  • Pulmonary Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Valve
  • Pulmonary Vein
  • Pulse
  • Pulse Oximeter
  • PVC
  • QT interval corrected
  • QTC
  • Radial Artery
  • Radial Artery Access
  • Radionuclide Imaging
  • Radionuclide studies
  • Radionuclide ventriculography
  • Ramipril
  • Rapid Access Chest Pain Service (RACPS)
  • RBBB
  • Red Blood Cells
  • Regurgitation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation Programme
  • Remote Monitoring
  • Renal
  • Reprefusion
  • Respiration
  • Respirator
  • Respiratory
  • Respiratory arrest
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Restenosis
  • Resuscitation
  • Retrograde amnesia
  • Revascularization
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Rheumatic heart disease
  • Rib
  • Right Atrium
  • Right Bundle Branch Block
  • Right Ventricle
  • Right Ventricular Assist Device
  • Right Ventricular Failure
  • Rigidity
  • Risk factor
  • Ross Operation
  • Rubella
  • RVAD
  • S-ICD
  • SA
  • Saccular aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Saturated fat
  • SBP
  • SCA
  • SCAD
  • Second-degree Heart Block
  • Sedation-hold
  • Seizure
  • Sensing
  • Sensory cortex
  • Sepsis
  • Septal defect
  • Septum
  • Severe sepsis
  • Sheath
  • Shock
  • Short QT Syndrome
  • Shunt
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Silent Heart Attack
  • Silent Ischemia
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Node
  • Sinus Rhythm
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sodium
  • Somatosensory evoked potentials
  • Source isolation
  • Spasticity
  • Speaking Valve
  • Sphygmomanometer
  • Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection
  • SQTS
  • SSS
  • ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction
  • Statin
  • Stem cells
  • STEMI
  • Stenosis
  • Stent
  • Sternum
  • Stethoscope
  • Stokes-Adams disease
  • Streptococcal infection
  • Streptokinase
  • Stress
  • Stroke
  • Sub
  • Sub Aortic Stenosis
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Subarachnoid space
  • Subclavian arteries
  • Subcutaneous Internal Cardiac Defibrillator
  • Sublingual
  • Suction
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest
  • Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Sudden Death
  • Sulcus
  • Superior Vena Cava
  • Supra
  • Supra Aortic Stenosis
  • Supra Cardiac
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • SVC
  • SVT
  • Syncope
  • Systemic
  • Systole
  • Systolic blood pressure
  • Tachy
  • Tachycardia
  • Tachypnea
  • Takotsubo cardiomyopathy
  • Talking Treatments
  • Tamponade
  • TAPVD
  • TAVI
  • TBI
  • TdP
  • Telemetry Unit
  • Temporal lobes
  • Tetralogy
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thallium-201 stress test
  • Therapeutic hypothermia
  • Third-degree Heart Block
  • Thrill
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombolytic therapy
  • Thrombosis
  • Thrombus
  • Thyroid
  • TIA
  • Tissue plasminogen activator
  • Tissue Valve
  • Titration
  • TOF
  • Torsade de pointes
  • Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage
  • TPA
  • Tracheostomy
  • Trans Fat
  • Transcatheter aortic valve implantation
  • Transcatheter Intervention
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
  • Transfer
  • Transient Ischaemic Attack
  • Transoesophageal Echocardiography
  • Transplantation
  • Transposition
  • Transthoracic Echocardiography
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Tricuspid Atresia
  • Tricuspid Stenosis
  • Tricuspid Valve
  • Tricuspid Valve
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Triggered
  • Triglyceride
  • Troponin
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Ultrasound
  • Unsaturated Fat
  • Unstable Angina
  • Urinary Catheter
  • VAD
  • Valve
  • Valve Regurgitation
  • Valve replacement
  • Valve Stenosis
  • Valves
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Valvuloplasty
  • VAP
  • Variants of Unknown Significance
  • Varicose vein
  • Vascular
  • Vasodilator
  • Vasodilators
  • Vasopressors
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Vegetative state
  • Vein
  • Vena Cava
  • Ventilate
  • Ventilator
  • Ventilator-associated pneumonia
  • Ventricle
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Septum
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibular
  • VF
  • VSD
  • VT
  • VUS
  • Weaned
  • Wellness Action Plan
  • Wernicke's Area
  • White Matter
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
  • X-ray
  • Y Wave
  • Zyxin