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
In the Absence of Microbiological Confirmation, these case defintions and criteria may be helpful. Case definitions of Typhoid Fever a. Confirmed enteric fever: A patient…Explore more Clinical Criteria for Diagnosis of Enteric Fever
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
Anatomically, stomach can be divided into 3 parts from above to below: Cardiac Fundus and body/corpus Pyloric/Antral Gastric pits deepen as we move below from…Explore more Gastric glands and cells