Test Rise Peak Return to baseline Lipase 4-6 hours 48 8-14 days Amylase 2-4 hours 24-48 5-7 days Serum lipase elevation has a better diagnostic…Explore more Amylase and Lipase in Acute Pancreatitis
Rule of 150 and 4 a. Begin treatment if: Paracetamol is ingested at a dose >150 mg/kg Threshold to begin treatment is half the dose…Explore more Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) Poisoning: Mnemonic Approach
The severity of alcoholic hepatitis can be assessed using a number of simple quantitative indices (Maddrey score, Meld score, Combined clinical and laboratory index). Of…Explore more Maddrey Score (Discriminant Function) and Lillie Model : Alcohoic Hepatitis
Case definitions of Typhoid Fever a. Confirmed enteric fever: A patient with persistent fever (38 °C or more) lasting 3 or more days, with laboratory-confirmed…Explore more Diagnosis of Enteric Fever In the Absence of Microbiological Confirmation
Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) Grams per litre: SoDIum C-hloride: 2.6 gm SoDIum Ci-Trate: 2.9 gm Potassium chloride: 1.5 gm Glucose anhydrous: 13.5 gm Mnemonic: DI…Explore more ORS and ReSoMal – Mnemonic
Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) infection is usually a self-limiting disease with a low rate of fulminant hepatic failure but maternal hepatitis E during the third…Explore more Why is hepatitis E dangerous during pregnancy?
Orexigenic (Appetite stimulant) peptides Mnemonic: When you see MANGOEs, you feel like eating. MCH (Melanocyte Conentrating Hormone) AGRP (Agouti Related Peptide) NPY (Neuropeptide Y), Noradrenaline GnRH,…Explore more Orexigenic and Anti-orexigenic peptides : Mnemonic
Major fat absorption takes place in upper small intestine (mainly jejunum and duodenum) except short chain fatty acids which is abosrbed in colon. MCT (Medium-Chain…Explore more Fatty acid chain length and GI absorption site : Mnemonics