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The British National Formulary (BNF) is a UK pharmaceutical reference source (publication/App) that contains information and advice on prescribing and pharmacology for medicines available on the NHS.
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Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is an inner ear disorder.
BPPV causes repeated, brief periods of vertigo with movements such as turning in bed or changing position. N&V are common.
Diagnosis can be made with the Dix–Hallpike test and BPPV can be treated with the Epley manoeuvre.
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Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE, or "mad cow" disease) causes variant CJD.
A coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), commonly termed heart bypass surgery, involves creating an alternative channel to improve blood flow to the heart when a coronary artery is blocked.
Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a pneumonia developed by a person with little contact with the healthcare system - in contrast with HAP.