Study notes for lectures in paediatric cardiology not only for paediatricians

Author: Hana Jičínská

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Study notes for lectures in paediatric cardiology not only for paediatricians consist of four main parts: Paediatric propedeutics in paediatric cardiology, How to make a diagnosis in paediatric cardiology, Paediatric cardiology I and Paediatric cardiology II. Paediatric propedeutics is focused on the examination of a patient with suspicion on cardiac disease. How to make a diagnosis reviews the diagnostic methods in cardiology and their contribution to the diagnostic process. Paediatric cardiology I is focused on cardiac disease, mainly congenital heart defects, diagnosis of congenital heart defects and their treatment. Paediatric cardiology II covers issues of cardiomyopathies, inflammatory heart disease and arrhythmias.


Author: Richard Chaloupka, Martin Repko, Luděk Ryba, Marek Rouchal, Ivan Müller, Martin Krbec, Petr Vališ, Vladimír Tichý, Radim Grosman, Miroslav Nýdrle, Milan Filipovič, Jaroslav Motyčka

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This educational contribution contains folloving topics: Arthroscopy, Surgical and orthotic possibilities of bone tumour pain management, LBP - Low Back Pain, Surgeries in low back pain management, Spinal cord compression in spine tumours and injuries, Osteporosis, Treatment of spinal deformities and Spine traumatology.

General and specialized psychiatry

Author: Alexandra Žourková, Eva Češková, Ivana Drtílková, Tomáš Kašpárek, Hana Kučerová, Lucie Pilařová, Radovan Přikryl, Radek Ryšánek, Pavel Theiner, Markéta Žáčková

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The psychiatry makes part of neuroscience which is currently undergoing dynamic development. Although two high-quality textbooks are available now, there have been some changes in the practical outputs of our discipline. The objective of these seminar notes from psychiatry course is to follow these changes, and to provide you with up-to-date information which is necessary to acquire the basic knowledge. These materials will be updated on a regular basis. These notes do not replace recommended textbooks, they should give you a quick overview of the basic topics in psychiatry. They are supposed to be used in your preparation for psychiatry courses and should be helpful during the revision of the explained matter.

Immunology for student of general medicine

Author: Jiří Litzman

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This is a presentation of lectures of the subject „Immunology“ for students of general medicine. It covers basic aspects of theoretical immunology, immunopathological states, immunological aspects of transplantation and immune response to tumours. Also immune reaction to microbes and principles of vaccination are covered. The course includes basic information of immunological laboratory methods and their interpretation as well.

Practicals in Pharmacology

Author: Eva McCaskey Hadašová, Jana Nováková, Jana Pistovčáková, Jana Vinklerová, Alexandra Šulcová, Olga Starobová

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The text provides an introduction to general principles and rules for prescription of drugs in various pharmaceutical dosage forms with examples of individually prepared preparation prescriptions in dermatology, otorhinolaryngology, surgery, ophthalomology and for treatments of the CNS, respiratory and digestive systems disorders. There is also an introduction to phytopharmacotherapy and a chapter dealing with information on principles and ethics in experimental pharmacology.

Treatment of congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia by a vascularised fibular graft

Author: Jan Poul, Jiří Veselý, Jaroslava Bajerová, Ivan Justan

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Five cases of congenital pseudarthrosis of tiba treated by resection and transfer of vascularised fibula from opposite leg are demonstrated. All were healed irrespective of long-term treatment involving in two cases additional spongioplasty. Combined operation team was formed by orthopaedic a plastic surgeons skilled in microsurgery.

Automatic urinalysis

Author: Milan Dastych, Jaroslav Winkler

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An automated unit for chemical and microscopic examination of urine. This instruction video on automatic biochemical analysers was made in collaboration with the Dept. of Clinical Biochemistry and Haematology of the Faculty Hospital in Brno, the Dept. of Biochemistry, and the Data Processing Centre of the MU Fac. of Medicine in Brno. It is provided with a spoken commentary which, on the one hand, gives a static description of the individual components of the analyser and, on the other, accompanies individual demonstrations of its function. The video also contains a description and a demonstration of the functioning of the automated urine laboratory (automated unit for chemical and microscopic examination of urine iQ200).

Random access analyser (HITACHI 917)

Author: Milan Dastych, Jaroslav Winkler

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The automatic biochemical analyser Hitachi 917 is a prototype of high-capacity selective analyser. It has a capacity of 800 photometric tests per hour and the possibility of selective choice out of a range of fifty biochemical tests. This involves spectrophotometric methods that utilise measurements of absorbance of the reaction mixture in a cuvette at various wavelengths. A part of the analyser is an ion-selective electrode module for the determination of sodium, potassium, and chlorides. The duration of the video is 17 min.

Selected chapters from paediatric surgery

Author: Ladislav Plánka, Jana Bartošková, Štěpánka Bibrová, Robert Doušek, Matej Husár, Yvona Kaloudová, Břetislav Lipový, Robert Macháček, Jan Škvařil, Jitka Vokurková

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This set of educational materials is dedicated to selected topics in the area of paediatric surgery: minor surgery, neonatal surgery, introduction to traumatology, visceral traumatology, acute abdomen, thoracic surgery, plastic surgery, surgical oncology and congenital malformations of the gastrointestinal tract; moreover, the battered child syndrome is mentioned as well.

Selected chapters from orthopaedics

Author: Richard Chaloupka

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The educational contribution introduces the selected chapters from orthopaedics, namely arthroscopy, low back pain, treatment of bone tumour pain, spinal cord compression, surgery for back pain, osteoporosis, scoliosis, spine deformities, and spine trauma. The material provides the basic and essential knowledge required to pass the examination.