Alcohol

Acute intoxication with alcohol (ethanol) is common in adults but also occurs in children. The features include ataxia , dysarthria , nystagmus , and drowsiness,...

Where and how it should be used Metronidazole

Common indications: Treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria in: 1. Antibiotic-associated colitis caused by Clostridium difficile, which is a Gram-positive anaerobe. 2.Oral infections (such as dental...

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Aorticopulmonary Septum – Development

The aorticopulmonary (AP) septum is derived from neural crest cells that migrate into the primitive ventricular outflow tract. It is responsible for separating the...

Churchills Pocketbook of Differential Diagnosis [MedBooksKs]

Description Making a correct diagnosis is one of the key aspects of every medical student's and junior doctor's clinical training, and problem-based learning is now...

The upper gastrointestinal tract II

The small intestine (Fig. 16.1) The small intestine is approximately 6 m long and comprises the duodenum, jejunum and ileum. A large internal surface area throughout...
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Where and how it should be used Metronidazole

Common indications: Treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria in: 1. Antibiotic-associated colitis caused by Clostridium difficile, which is a Gram-positive anaerobe. 2.Oral infections (such as dental...

Churchills Pocketbook of Differential Diagnosis [MedBooksKs]

Description Making a correct diagnosis is one of the key aspects of every medical student's and junior doctor's clinical training, and problem-based learning is now...

The heart chambers

The right atrium (Fig. 7.3) • Receives deoxygenated blood from the inferior vena cava below and from the superior vena cava above. • Receives the coronary sinus...

Dyspnoea

Sensation of shortness of breath. Speed of onset helps diagnosis. Try to quantify exercise tolerance...

Treating choking in adults and children over 7 years old

Step 1: Encourage coughing • Ask the victim to cough. This may dislodge whatever is blocking the...

Bambuterol Hydrochloride

Note : Bambuterol is a pro-drug terbutaline Indiccations asthma and other conditions associated with reversible airways obstruction Cautions see notes...

Procedure for giving rescue breaths in babies under 1 years old

Before you start Make sure that you have carried out the following steps: • Checked for consciousness...

Genital herpes

Genital herpes HSV is transmitted by direct contact with lesions. lesions may appear anywhere on...

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Anatomy for layers of the Heart

The heart is composed of three layers: endocardium, myocardium, and pericardium. Endocardium The endocardium is the innermost layer and contacts the blood in the heart chambers....

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The lungs

The lungs (Fig. 6.1) • The lungs provide an alveolar surface area of approximately 40 m2 for gaseous exchange. • Each lung has: an apex which reaches...

Procedure for giving CPR in adults and children over 7 years...

Before you start:  Make sure that you have carried out the following steps: • Checked for consciousness but had no response. • Opened the victim’s airway. • Checked...

20 Tips for Healthier Skin

Don’t smoke Don’t drink alcohol Get plenty of sleep Avoid sun during peak times Use broad spectrum sunscreen with both UVA and UVB...

Treating Unconsciousness in all ages

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