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Shock

Download the PDF for Shock by clicking the link below Shock- ImedScholarDownload – Notes made by Nikita BalaniWe hope it…
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Embolism

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National Leprosy Eradication Programme

Leprosy work isn’t merely medical relief; it is transforming frustration of life into joy of dedication, personal ambition into selfless…
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Hydropneumothorax

Hydropneumothorax is defined as condition in which both air and fluid are present in the pleural cavity. Causes of Hydropneumothorax…
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Digital Clubbing

Clubbing is defined as selective bulbous enlargement of the distal segment of a digit due to an increase in soft…
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Abdomen Examination (Medicine Viva Practicals)

Abdominal examination forms a crucial part of Medicine practical examination. It will help you in cases of Hepatomegaly, Splenomegaly, Ascites,…
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Pneumothorax (Medicine practical examination)

History · Sudden onset or rapidly progressive dyspnoea.· Ipsilateral acute pleuritic pain – the pain is either sharp or a…
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Ascites – Important viva questions

What are the causes of a distended abdomen? the 5 Fs (Fat, fluid, faeces, flatus and fetus) What do you…
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Mitral Regurgitation (Viva questions for medicine practical exam)

Mitral Regurgitation occurs due to mitral valve prolapse it is also known as mitral valve insufficiency , the most common…
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Leprosy/ Hansen’s disease

Leprosy/ Hansen’s disease ETIOLOGY Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by M.Leprae- an acid fast bacilli.The route of transmission…
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Pulmonary oedema

Pathophysiology Pulmonary edema is caused because of transudation of fluid, RBCs and macromolecules from the pulmonary capillaries into the interstitium…
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X-linked dominant and recessive disorders

X-linked dominant disorders 1.Familial hypophosphatemic rickets2.Urea cycle defect due to deficiency of ornithine transcarbamylase3.Incontinentia pigmenti4.Rette’s syndrome X-linked recessive disorders 1.Duchenne…
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Autosomal recessive disorders

Autosomal recessive disorders include most of the metabolic problems. Cystic fibrosis Wilson’s disease Gaucher’s disease Alpha -1-antitrypsin deficiency Hemochromatosis Neiman-Picks…
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Autosomal dominant disorders

We can remember the Autosomal dominant disorders by the mnemonic- DOMINANT VH3 D- Dystrophia myotonica O- Osteogenesis imperfecta M- Marfan’s…
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Must know drugs for medical emergencies

Anaphylactic shock Adrenaline 0.5 ml sc / im Hydrocortisone 200 mg iv Diphenhydramine 25-50 iv/im Hypoglycemia Oral glucose Fruit juice…
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Status epilepticus

Status epilepticus is sustained epileptic activity with 1. two fits without recovery of consciousness in between OR 2.single fit of…
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Status asthmaticus

Status asthmaticus is also called Acute severe asthma. In Status asthmaticus, 1.there is severe airway obstruction 2.no response to the…
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Aortic regurgitation

In aortic regurgitation, the aortic valve is incompetent. Hence, some of the blood which is pumped into the aorta from…
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Aortic stenosis

Aortic stenosis is narrowing of the aortic valve orifice. Normal aortic valve orifice: 2.5-3.5 sq.cmCritical aortic stenosis: <1 sq. cmCauses…
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Mitral regurgitation

In MR, the mitral valves are incompetent.Hence, during ventricular contraction, some blood flows from the left ventricle into the left…
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