Surgery

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Surgical Instruments

Surgical Instruments Pictures of some commonly used Instruments in Surgical practice with names and important notes.   Share this : Cellulitis Cellulitis Share this : Anti Anginal Drugs Anti Anginal Drugs...

Achalasia

Achalasia

Achalasia Achalasia is characterized by oesophageal aperistalsis and impaired relaxation of the lower oesophageal sphincter.   Clinical features Achalasia incidence is 1 : 100 000 equally in males and females. It...

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Intercostal Tube

Intercostal Tube A Intercostal tube (chest tube) is a hollow, flexible tube placed into the chest. It acts as a drain. The intercostal tube is placed between the ribs and...

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Dysphagia Differential Diagnosis

Dysphagia Carcinoma of the oesophagus Progressive dysphagia initially or solids then for liquids Associated regurgitation of undigested food Loss of weight  in spite of good appetite Initially LOW then develop...

Emergency Assessment

Emergency Assessment Share this : Thyroid Disorders Thyroid Disorders Hypothyroidism, also called underactive thyroid or low thyroid, is a disorder of the endocrine system in which the… Appendicitis Appendicitis This...

Appendicitis

Appendicitis This is the commonest cause of the acute abdomen. It usually occurs when there is an obstruction in the lumen of the appendix either by a faecolith or foreign...

Acute Otitis Media

Acute Otitis Media Acute otitis media, acute inflammation of the middle-ear cavity, is a common condition and is frequently bilateral. It occurs most commonly in children and it is important...

Hearing Tests for Adults

Hearing Tests Voice tests and tuning fork tests are easily carried out in a doctor’s office with little or no equipment. Voice tests A good idea of how well a...

Meningitis and Ventriculitis​

Meningitis and Ventriculitis Meningitis describes inflammation of the meninges of the brain and spinal cord, most commonly and most seriously due to bacterial infection.Community-acquired bacterial meningitis typically presentswith fever, meningism...