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
Probable Dengue Mnemonic: FEVeR TLC (Send Total Leukocyte Count in Fever) a. Feverb. Endemic area (living or travel) c. Vomiting and nausead. Rashe. Tourniquet test…Explore more Dengue Classification : Mnemonic
Statins Equivalent Dose Mnemonic: PRASLPF 2-5-10-20-40-40-80 Pituvastatin 2 mg Rosuvastatin 5 mg Atorvastatin 10 mg Simvastatin 20 mg Lovastatin 40 mg Pravastatin 40 mg Fluvastatin…Explore more Simplified Guide to Statin Therapy
Lead I = left (0 degrees)Lead aVF = floor (90 degrees) Lead I +ve and Lead aVF +ve = Between 0-90 degrees (Normal axis) Lead…Explore more ECG Axis Determination : Mnemonic
If the QRS complex is wide (>0.12 s/>3 small squares), the ventricular activity may be arising from the ventricle conducting system. caused by a ‘bundle…Explore more Bundle Branch Block : Mnemonic
Multiple studies have shown that metformin reduces serum B12 levels in 10–30% of patients. The effect increases with the duration of the therapy. Decrease in…Explore more How Metformin Causes Vitamin B12 deficiency?
SIADH causes Mnemonic: SIADH Surgery Intracranial – Infection, Head injury, CVA Alveolar – Carcinoma, Pus Drugs – Opiates, Antiepileptics, Cytotoxics, Anti-psychotics Hormonal – Hypothyroid, Low…Explore more Hyponatremia : SIADH vs Cerebral Salt Wasting Syndrome