Often, one may find difficulty differentiating cellulitis from osteomyelitis in a patient presenting with signs of inflammation localized to an extremity. There are few points…Explore more Cellulitis vs Early Osteomyelitis – Clinical features
Synonyms: Finger sweep test Finger test can be performed under Local anesthesia or General anesthesia in: Emergency department Bedside in wards Operation theaters Procedure: Area…Explore more Finger test for Necrotizing Fascitis
Indication: Anterior shoulder dislocation Position of patient: Supine Position of physician: Standing on the side of the dislocated shoulder Steps: Physician holds the wrist of…Explore more FARES method of Shoulder Reduction
Assessment of gestational age can be made postnatally by either Dubowitz Score or New Ballard Scoring system. In sick infants, examination of Anterior lens canpsule…Explore more New Ballard Score: How to use it correctly?
Corrected sodium level When hyperglycemia is present, the underlying sodium concentration (corrected sodium concentration) can be estimated by adding 1.6-2.4 mEq/L (average of 2 mEq/L)…Explore more Hyponatremia Correction: Practical Approach
Synonyms: Murphy’s kidney punch, CVA tenderness (CVAT) Anatomy of Costovertebral angle or Renal angle: Costovertebral angle is formed by the junction of the 12th, or…Explore more Costovertebral or Renal angle tenderness
Mnemonic: SSSS Stenotic lesion of Semilunar valve and Septal defect cause Systolic murmur. From this, you should also be able to remember that regurgitant lesions…Explore more Murmurs Made Easy
Synonyms: Spoon-shaped nails, Concave nails Definition of koilonychia: Loss of longitudinal and lateral convexity of the nail, with thinning and fraying of the distal portions. Conditions…Explore more Koilonychia