Category: MEDICINE

Allergy & Hypersensitivity Reactions

Allergy & Hypersensitivity Reactions Allergy: Allergy is Hypersensitivity caused by exposure to a particular antigen (allergen) resulting in a marked increase in reactivity to that antigen on subsequent exposure, sometimes resulting in harmful immunologic consequences. Allergy: Allergy is An acquired hypersensitivity to certain drugs and biologic materials. Four Types of Hypersensitivity: 1.Type I Hypersensitivity: Immediate;

Basics of ECG

Basics of ECG Heart Rate [ Ventricular rate ] Rhythm – Regular (same R-R intervals): 1500 / No. of small squares between 2 R- waves. Rhythm – Irregular (different  R-R intervals): No. of R- waves in 15 large squares × 20 Atrial Rate In Total Heart Block, It Is Different From The Ventricular Rate Atrial


Hypertension What Is Blood Pressure? Pressure Created By The Heart As It Pumps Blood Through The Arteries And The Circulatory System. What Do Blood Pressure Numbers Mean? Top Number (Systolic)= Pressure While Heart Is Beating Bottom Number (Diastolic)= Pressure While Heart Is Resting Between Beats How Can I Tell If I Have High Blood Pressure?

Lab Reference Ranges

Lab Reference Ranges A ‘Reference range’ may be defined as the range of values obtained for a particular test in a defined group of individuals. The term ‘Normal range’, which has frequently been used in the past, is roughly equivalent in meaning to ‘the range of values obtained from a group of healthy individuals’. Here

Drugs and their Antidotes

Drugs and their Antidotes Here we have listed the important drugs and their antidotes. Antidotes are used in case of poisoning due to drugs Drugs & their antidotes: Drugs and their antidotes: Acetaminophen Acetylcysteine Curare Tensilon Coumarin Vitamin K Warfarin Vitamin K Digitalis Digibind Cyanide poisoning Methylene blue Benzodiazepine Flumazenil Iron salts Desferoxamine Lead EDTA,

Daily Quiz [Medicine]

Daily Quiz Medicine (18-  06- 2017) 1. In a uremic patient, dialysis can reverse all these condition except a. Peripheral neuropathyb. Seizuresc. Pericarditisd. Myopathy 2. All are true about thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura excepta. Micro angiopathic hemolytic anemiab. Thrombocytopeniac. Normal complement leveld. Grossly abnormal coagulation tests 3. All of the following diseases show abnormal folding of proteins excepta. Creutzfeldt-jabok disease b. Prion disease c. Multiple sclerosis d. Amyloidosis 4. Antibody found

Daily Quiz [Medicine]

Daily Quiz Medicine (11-  06- 2017) 1. Reperfusion is useful for a. Stunt myocardiumb. Hibernating myocardiumc. Non ischaemic viable myocardiumd. Mixed ischaemic myocardium 2. Where pulsatile liver and ascites is founda. TRb. Critical pulmnary stenosisc. MR d. MS 3. Thrombotic event is seen in all of following excepta. PNH b. DIC c. ITP d. Heparin induced thrombocytopenia 4. Horner’s syndrome, All true except a. Miosis