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
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
Diagnostic criteria for DKA a. Plasma glucose (mg/dl): >250 b. Arterial pH: 7.25 to 7.3: mild DKA 7 to 7.24: moderate DKA <7: severe DKA…Explore more DKA : Mnemonic Approach and Clinical Aspects