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
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
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
Both Somogyi effect and Dawn phenomenon are the cause of MORNING FASTING HYPERGLYCEMIA. Mnemonic: Somogyi = So Much InsulinDawn = Down Insulin a. Somogyi effect:…Explore more Somogyi effect and Dawn Phenomenon – Mnemonic
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
Dose: 80 mg/kg/day in 4 divided doses for 7 days; maximum 800 mg 4 times a day Time to start prophylaxis: 7-10 days after exposure…Explore more Acyclovir Post-exposure Prophylaxis for Varicella: Is it helpful?
When ever we talk about outcomes, we tend to only regard survival as the outcome. “The patient survived, our ICU mortality has come down. We…Explore more Survival without Morbidity Must be the Outcome