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Rabies & Anti Rabies Serum

July 26, 2018

Visit our new website- Rish Academy 1. What is Rabies? Rabies is a zoonotic disease (a disease that is transmitted to humans from animals) that is caused by a virus called rhabdovirus that causes acute encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) in endotherms. Rabies virus, a rhabdovirus present in infected animal’s saliva is inoculated into the… Read More ›

Pathophysiology & Complications of Burn – Complete Presentation

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CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE (CKD) – Complete Presentation

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Pancreatic Calcification

Visit our new website- Pancreatic calcifications can arise form many aetiologies. Punctate intraductal calcifications acute alcoholic pancreatitis (20-40%) intraductal, numerous, small, irregular preponderant cause of diffuse pancreatic intraductal calcification chronic pancreatitis idiopathic: no underlying cause can be determined hyperparathyroidism (10%) – look for nephrocalcinosis or urolithiasis (70%) Kwashiorkor calcifications are common seen in paediatric population  … Read More ›

Acute Pancreatitis – Complete Presentation

Visit our new website- Complete presentation on Acute pancreatitis, Signs & Symptoms, Differential Diagnosis, Investigations, Complications and Management. Download PDF (Credits to the author – Dr. S.P. Hewawasam (MD), Consultant Gastroenterologist/Senior Lecturer in Physiology)

The Dispute of Statins and Cholesterol: Can Statins Save Your Life by Abating the Risk of Heart Disease?

Statins are a class of lipid-lowering medications that inhibit a step used by the liver to synthesize cholesterol. Statins abate the health perils linked to atherosclerosis by lowering the level of cholesterol. Atherosclerosis is a cardiovascular disease (CVD) in which cholesterol-loaded plaques build up inside arteries and affecting the blood supply to critical organs. Statins have… Read More ›

Zika Virus and Glioblastomas: Can Zika Be an Effective Weapon to Eradicate Brain Cancer?

Zika virus (ZIKV) is a mosquito-borne flavivirus and a member of the virus family Flaviviridae. ZIKV was first identified in monkeys in 1947, while a group of researchers were monitoring yellow fever in Uganda. In Brazil, an association between Guillain-Barré syndrome and ZIKV infection was reported in July 2015. WHO has established that congenital brain… Read More ›

Respiratory System Examination

Visit our new website- Intro (WIIPPPPE) Wash your hands Introduce yourself Identity of patient – confirm Permission (consent and explain examination) Pain? Position at 45° Privacy Expose chest fully   General Inspection Surroundings Monitoring: pulse oximeter ECG monitoring  Treatments: Oxygen therapy (method of delivery, rate, sats, humidified, venturi) Inhalers Blue (reliever, short-acting B2 agonist… Read More ›

Examination of the Abdomen

Visit our new website– Intro (WIIPPPPE) Wash your hands Introduce yourself Identity of patient –confirm Permission (consent and explain examination) Pain? Position Initially at 45⁰ but must be lying flat to palpate abdomen.  A pillow under the head or raising knees slightly might help this. Privacy Expose fully (nipples to knees).  Important to see hernial orifices…. Read More ›

Respiratory Regulation of Acid Base Balance

See our New Website Rapid changes in ventilation cause changes in pH due to shifting CO2 concentrations. When alveolar ventilation changes, the partial pressure of CO2 in the arteries changes. Since CO2 is lipid soluble, it can easily cross the lipid bilayer and Cross the membranes. The change in arterial pH is picked by central… Read More ›

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