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Aortic stenosis

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

Narrowing of the lumen of the mitral valve is mitral stenosis. Normal mitral valve orifice: 4-6 sq.cm Minimal MS: >2…
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Must know drugs for Medicine and Pharmacology Practicals

Must know drugs for Medicine and Pharmacology Practicals Click on the following drugs to read further.InsulinCalcium gluconateAdrenaline/EpinephrineHydrocortisoneAtropinePralidoximeNeostigmineFurosemideSodium bicarbonateStreptokinaseUnfractionated heparinLow molecular…
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Gynaecomastia

Gynaecomastia is the proliferation of male breast glandular tissue. Causes of gynaecomastia: 1.Physiological (ageing) 2.Cirrhosis of liver 3.Hyperthyroidism 4.Klinefelter’s syndrome…
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Important instruments for Medicine Practicals

Important instruments for Medicine Practical exams Click on the instruments below to read further.Simple rubber catheterRyle’s tubeFoley’s catheterMetered dose inhalerSpacer/SpacehalerTracheostomy…
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Retinoblastoma

Download the file  Retinoblastoma -Nishant Sharma
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Pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO)

Click on the image to enlarge. -Anuja Mandavkar
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Hanging

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Sore throat

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Pneumonia

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Popliteus muscle

ORIGIN: lateral condyle of femur and lateral meniscus.INSERTION: posterior surface of tibia, into the medial two-thirds of the triangular area…
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Sartorius muscle

The sartorius is the muscle of the anterior compartment of the thigh and is the longest muscle in the body.ORIGIN:…
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Complement mediated injury

Mostly the alternate pathway of complement activation is involved. (Evidence – decreased serum C3 level and normal C1,C2 and C4)….
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Thiazides

Diuretics are the drugs which causes loss of Na and water in urine.CLASSIFICATION OF DIURETICSHIGH EFFICACY DIURETICSSUPHAMOYL DERIVATIVES- furosemide, bumetanideMEDIUM…
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Side effects of thiazides and furosemide

Hypokalaemia Occurs with chronic use or if dietary intake of K is less.Longer acting thiazide causes more loss of K…
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Acute proliferative glomerulonephritis (APGN) or Post Infectious glomerulonephritis (PIGN)

Let’s first understand what it means. ACUTE- transient in nature (rarely leads to renal failure) PROLIFERATIVE- proliferation of endothelial and…
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Pharmacotherapy of Peptic ulcer

Click on the link to download the file Pharmacotherapy of Peptic ulcer   -By Jay Shah, Soumya Khot This video might…
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Antiemetic and Prokinetic drugs

– Vomiting or emesis occurs due to stimulation of vomiting centre in the lateral medullary reticular formation. – It receives…
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Drugs for Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

• IBD is a chronic relapsing inflammatory disease of ileum & colon. • Two major types are – ulcerative colitis(UC)…
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