Myiasis is defined as the infestation of live vertebrates (humans and/or animals) with dipterous larvae. The order Diptera is a large order of insects that…Explore more Wound Myiasis (Maggot Infestation)
In medical schools, we learn many things without knowing the actual reason behind it. One of them is the pre-transfusion fever in a patient being…Explore more Is Fever a contraindication for Blood transfusion?
Mnemonic: MORPHINES 1. Miosis Mechanism: Stimulation of Edinger-Westphal nucleus of Cranial nerve III 2. Orthostatic hypotension Mechanism: Vasodilation due to – Direct action decreasing tone…Explore more Opioid Adverse Effects – Mnemonic
L-PRF (Leukocyte-platelet rich fibrin) is a second generation platelet reach concentrate where autologous platelets and leukocytes are present in a 3D fibrin mesh which is…Explore more L-PRF for Chronic Wounds
Mnemonic: Remember 4 D common to all + 3 D for C-spine and 1 D for L-spine Diagnosis requires: Score >4 Denis column disruption: Anterior…Explore more Diagnosis of Spinal Instability (White & Panjabi) : Mnemonic
Ectrodactyly is an autosomal dominant ectodermal dysplasia presenting as bilateral congenital malformed hands and feet . It affects about 1 in 90,000 births with males…Explore more Ectrodactyly or Lobster-claw syndrome : A Case Report
Commonly used Carbapenems Mnemonic: MEDIC Meropenem Ertapenem Doripenem Imipenem/Cilastatin (renal dehydropeptidase I inhibitor) Besides these, there are other drugs like tebipenem (1st oral carbapenem), panipenem,…Explore more Pharmacology of Carbapenems : Mnemonics
Mnemonic: Remember “S” for Scheurmann Structural kyphosis (sagittal deformity) of thoracic or thoracolumbar spine Skeletally immature sons (0.4-10% of adolescents between 10-14 years; onset with…Explore more Scheurmann’s Disease : Mnemonic