Assessment of gestational age can be made postnatally by either Dubowitz Score or New Ballard Scoring system. In sick infants, examination of Anterior lens canpsule…Explore more New Ballard Score: How to use it correctly?
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
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