The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a sciento-metric index calculated that reflects the yearly mean number of citations of articles published in the last two years in…Explore more Modified Impact Factor of Journals
Understanding of the Boutonniere and Swan neck deformity requires clear concept of the finger extensor apparatus, which has been discussed here. The extrinsic extensor tendons…Explore more Boutonniere and Swan neck Deformity – Pathophysiology
Synonym: Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JIA) Diagnosis of JIA Mnemonic: One Six Sixteen (1, 6, 16) 1: Inflammation of atleast 1 joint (joint involvement: knee >…Explore more Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) : Mnemonic Approach
Pattern of bone loss in Osteoporosis Trabecular bone responds faster to metabolic changes due to greater surface are compared to cortical bone. Non-weight bearing (secondary…Explore more Singh Index for Osteoporosis – Simplified
A: Autosomal dominant C: “Champange glass” pelvis in X-rays H: Hypotonia O: Ossification affected (Enchondral > Appositional) N: Nasal bridge small D: Disproportionate Dwarfism R:…Explore more Achondroplasia Mnemonic
Views Standard: Supine AP and Latero-lateral (LL) views – thoracic or lumbar Thoracic: Lateral (Fulcrum) bending views: to determine the flexibility of curves in scoliosis…Explore more Approach to Thoracic and Lumbar Spine X-ray
The primary malignancies that commonly metastasize to the spine can be recalled using the mnemonic: PB KTL (or “Lead Kettle”. Prostate Breast Kidney Thyroid Lungs…Explore more Thoracolumbar Metastases Management : Mnemonic Approach
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?