Symptoms of Grave's disease.. GOITRE
Irritability/Intolerance to heat
Microcytic anemia: causes
"Find Those Small Cells"
Fe deficiency Thalassemia
Murmurs: innocent murmur features 8 S's:
Sounds (S1 & S2) normal Symptomless
Special tests normal (X-ray, EKG)
Standing/ Sitting (vary with position)
Pheochromocytoma = The 10% Tumor :
10% occur in children
Mnemonic for Cushing Syndrome
C - Central obesity, Cervical fat pads, Collagen fibre weakness ..
U - Urinary free cortisol and glucose increase
S - Striae(Broad volacious striae), Suppressed immunity
H - Hypercortisolism, Hypertension, Hyperglycemia, Hypercholesterolemia, Hirsutism I - Iatrogenic (Increased administration of corticosteroids)
N - Noniatrogenic (Neoplasms)
G - Glucose intolerance, Growth retardation
Broca's vs. Wernick's area: effect of damage to speech center >>>
"(Bro)ca": your speech machinery is (Bro)ken.
· BROKA is wanting to speak, but articulation doesn't work, and very slow.
"Wer-nick": "were" and "nick" are both words of English language, but together they are nonsensical.
· Wernick is having good articulation, but saying words that don't make sense together.
The classic signs and symptoms of Parkinson disease are often remembered by the mnemonic TRAP :
* T-remor at rest (is the most apparent and well-known symptom) ..
* R-igidity (lead-pipe rigidity) or (cogwheel rigidity) ..
* A-kinesia (actually Bradykinesia which is slowness of movement is
better description for the early stage ) ..
* P-ostural instability (typical in the late stages of the disease, leading to
impaired balance and frequent falls) ..
FSc Premedical Guide - How to fly high..
Unsa Athar Your 40% needs to be excellent to
get into KEMU or some other good place. (Dedicated to my teachers who not only taught me the fsc books but also many priceless lessons of life) (Unsa Athar) The tree that never had to fightFor sun and sky and air and light,But stood out in the open rainAnd always got its share and rain,Never became a forest king,But lived and died a scrubby thing…Good timber does not grow with ease,The stronger wind, the stronger trees.
Getting yourself educated in the desi manner i.e. through the Board of Intermediate and Secondary
Education is one of the top most challenges of today’s society. Matriculation
seems difficult at that time, but when you enter FSc, you realize that matric
was the easiest job in the world. Those
obese books of intermediate part I and part II are the worst enemies one can
ever have. People say Medical is
tougher, but I find one basic difference in both. When you enter a medical
USMLE Step 1 Experience by Ayaz Mehmood (Score : 99/266) Salam everyone, let me start in the name of Allah who’s the greatest benefactor of all mankind. I am going to write a detailed composition regarding preparation for USMLE Step 1. I am a final year student at King Edward Medical University and I took my exam on June 10th. Final year is the year before internship/ house job in Pakistan. I just got my scores: 99/266
Let me introduce some myths surrounding USMLE Step 1 which are especially prevalent within Pakistan; I am not too sure about India because I heard their students typically appear in their final years.
Myth number 1:Do not appear for USMLE Step 1 within your graduation
Verdict: Baseless, illogical reasoning
Explanation: This is so prevalent in Pakistan it’s almost pathetic. One of the biggest concerns surrounding our students is that Step 1 is a huge risk to be taken before graduation. Let me put it in another way: Step1 would always remain a risk whenever it is taken, …
Paper PatternSURGERY A paper includes = Complete General Surgery + Abdominal Hernias + Surgical Oncology + Basic Anesthesia + Traumatology + Orthopedics + Skin/Subcutaneous Tissues + Vascular Surgery ( Arterial, Venous and Lymphatic Systems) + Oropharyngeal/Salivary Glands SURGERY B paper includes = Abdominal Surgery+ Breast + Endocrine systems + Cardiac Surgery + Neurosurgery + Plastic Surgery + Pediatric Surgery + Urology + Chest Surgery + Radiology (as in vivas usually)+ Surgical Anatomy
Surgery Paper Subject Distribution (Latest 2012) Paper A – 135 Marks
Surgery Basics Resuscitation / CPR Fluid & Electrolyte Balance Shock Skin Soft tissue infections Surgical TB Nutrition Blood Transfusion Sterilization, Asepsis Neoplasia Peri-operative care Common Emergencies Trauma & Orthopedics Anesthesia & Critical Care Vascular Surgery Abdominal Hernias