Category: Medicine

Corneal ulcer 622

Corneal ulcer : Symptoms, causes & treatment

Corneal ulcer We have described in article : Definition of corneal ulcer Symptoms of corneal ulcer Causes of corneal ulcer Investigations of corneal ulcer Treatment of corneal ulcer Complication of corneal ulcer Definition of...

Myopia 4

Myopia : Define, symptoms & treatment

Myopia Definition of myopia Symptoms of myopia Classification of myopia Treatment of myopia Progressive myopia complications of pathological myopia Definition of myopia : Definition : Myopia also known as ‘short sight’ is that dioptric...

Middle ear 5

Middle ear : Anatomy, features & function

Middle ear Anatomy of middle ear Content of middle ear cavity Middle wall of middle ear cavity Functions of middle ear Describe inner ear Development of middle ear : Tympanic cavity and eustachian tube...

Meniere’s disease 4

Meniere’s disease : symptoms, syndrome & treatment

Meniere’s disease Definition of Meniere’s disease Meniere’s syndrome Symptoms of Meniere’s disease Treatment of Meniere’s disease Pathology of Meniere’s disease Aeitology of Meniere’s disease Definition of menere’s disease :  Synonyms : Endolymphatic hydrops. Definition...

Nasal polyps 2

Nasal polyps : Define, types, symptoms & treatment

Nasal polyps We have described in article : Define,aetiology & types of nasal polyps Antrochoanal nasal polyp symptoms & treatment Ethmoidal nasal polyp symptoms & treatment Advice during discharge of a patient following ethimoidal...

Mastoidectomy 1

Mastoidectomy : types, indications & complications

Mastoidectomy We have described in article : Define & types of mastoidectomy Indications of mastoidectomy Definition & indications of cortical mastoidectomy Definition & indication of modified redical mastoidectomy Definition & indication of modified redical...

Atrophic rhinitis 1

Atrophic rhinitis : Causes, symptoms & treatment

Atrophic rhinitis We have described in article : Define & types of atrophic rhinitis Symptoms of atrophic rhinitis Causes of atrophic rhinitis Investigations of atrophic rhinitis Treatment of atrophic rhinitis Pathology of atrophic rhinitis...

Sinusitis 0

Sinusitis : Acute sinusitis & chronic sinusitis

Sinusitis We have described in article : Definition of sinusitis Classification of rhinosinusitis Management of acute sinusitis Management of chronic sinusitis Complications of sinusitis Definition of sinusitis : Sinusitis : It is an inflammation...

Acute tonsilitis 1

Acute tonsilitis & chronic tonsilitis

Acute tonsillitis & chronic tonsillitis We have described in article : Classification of tonsillitis Management of acute tonsillitis Management of chronic tonsillitis Malignant tumours of tonsil Anatomy of the tonsil Classification of tonsillitis :...

Goitre 2

Goitre : definition, Symptoms, treatment & thyroid

Goitre We have described in article : Definition of goitre Classification of goitre. Definition of simple goitre Causes of simple goitre Stages of multinodular goitre Treatment of simple goitre Management of simple goitre Definition...

Hyperthyroidism 8

Hyperthyroidism & thyrotoxicosis

Hyperthyroidism & Thyrotoxicosis We have described in article : Define and causes of hyperthyroidism Define and causes of Thyrotoxicosis Symptoms of hyperthyroidism / thyrotoxicosis Investigations of hyperthyroidism /Thyrotoxicosis Treatment of hyperthyroidism Indications surgery in...

Tonsillectomy 1

Tonsillectomy : indication, procedure & tonsil removal

Tonsillectomy We have described in article : Indication of tonsillectomy Procedure of tonsillectomy Post-operative order of tonsillectomy operation Complications of tonsillectomy operations Types of haemorrhage after tonsillectomy Management of reactionary haemorrhage after tonsillectomy Indications...

Tracheostomy 1

Tracheostomy : Type, procedure, indication & complication

Tracheostomy We have described in article : Definition of tracheostomy Types of tracheostomy Procedure of tracheostomy Aims / objectives of tracheostomy Indications of tracheostomy indications of tracheostomy in infants &children Post-operative care of a...

orbital cellulitis 3

Orbital cellulitis : Definition, Causes, symptoms & treatment

Orbital cellulitis We have described in article : Definition of Orbital cellulitis Causes of Orbital cellulitis Symptoms of Orbital cellulitis Investigations of Orbital cellulitis Treatment of Orbital cellulitis Complications of Orbital cellulitis Tumour of...

Infant sepsis 1

Infant sepsis : symptoms, investigations & treatment

Infant sepsis We have described in article : Symptoms of infant sepsis Investigations of infant sepsis Treatment of infant sepsis Risk factor of infant sepsis prevention of infant sepsis Symptoms of infant sepsis : ...

Rabies 1

Rabies : definition, vaccine, transmission & treatment

Rabies We have described in article : Definition of Rabies Clinical feature of Rabies virus Management of human Rabies virus Laboratory diagnosis of rabies Prevention of Rabies Mode of transmission of rabies Definition of...

Chicken pox 1

Chicken pox : Symptoms, treatment & complication

Chicken pox We have described in article : Definition of chicken pox Symptoms of chicken pox Treatment of chicken pox Complications of chicken pox Epidemiology of chicken pox Prevention of chicken pox Definition of...

polio vaccine 1

polio vaccine : Mechanism & advantages

Polio vaccine We have described in article : Types of polio vaccine Mechanism of oral polio vaccine Advantages of oral polio vaccine Complication of oral polio vaccine Contraindication of oral polio vaccine Favouring points...

Anthrax 0

Anthrax : Definition, symptoms & treatment

Anthrax We have described in article : Definition of anthrax Symptoms of anthrax Investigations of anthrax Treatment of anthrax Control measures of anthrax Epidemiology of anthrax Definition of anthrax : Anthrax  : Anthrax is...

Rheumatic fever 1

Rheumatic fever – Rheumatic heart disease

Rheumatic fever We have described in article : Define Rheumatic fever Consequences of Rheumatic heart disease Symptoms of acute Rheumatic fever Prevention of rheumatic heart disease Epidemiological features of rheumatic fever Definition of Rheumatic...

Cancer 1

Cancer : warning signs, causes & prevention

Cancer We have described in article : Definition of cancer Major categories of cancer Warning signs of cancer Causes of cancer cancer emergencies Common cancer in male & female Agent factor in developing cancer...

whooping cough 1

whooping cough symptoms, vaccine & treatment

Whooping cough We have described in article : Define Pertussis / Whooping cough Symptoms of Whooping cough Investigations of Whooping cough Treatment of Whooping cough Epidemiology Whooping cough Complication whooping cough Control & prevention...

Diptheria 11

Diphtheria : Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Diptheria We have described in article : Define diptheria Types of diptheria Causes definition of diptheria Symptoms of diptheria Epidemiology of diptheria Investigations of diptheria Treatment of diptheria Control & prevention of diptheria Define...

sterilization and autoclave 0

Sterilization and autoclave

Sterilization and autoclave We have described in article : Define Sterilization Method of Sterilization Importance of Sterilization How to prevent post operative infection by Sterilization Define Autoclave Principal of Autoclave Autoclave mechanism of action...

Hospital 1

Hospital function and classification

Hospital administration We have described in article : Define hospital Functions of hospital Classifications of hospital Services delevered by hospital Primary health care in hospital Duties of UHFPO hospital Define Hospital :  Define :...

Basic human needs and hygiene 1

Basic human needs and hygiene

Basic Human Needs : The basic human needs are: Food Cloth Residence Education Medical Support. Implementation of equitable distribution of health resources (Basic human needs) :  Health care should be equitably distributed. That means...

health education 2

health education define and stages

Health Education Definition: Health education like general education is concerned with the change in knowledge feeling and behavior of people. We have described in article : Aim and object of health education Stages of...

Meningitis 1

Meningitis symptoms, cause and meningitis treatment

Meningitis Definition of meningitis:  Inflammation of the meninges over-lying the brain and spinal cord. We have described in article : Causes of meningitis Symptoms of meningitis Investigations of meningitis Treatment of meningitis Complication of...

Hypertension. 1

Causes and Management of hypertension

Hypertension Define hypertension : Persistent rise of blood pressure above the upper limit of normal level according to the age and sex of the patient. We have described in article : Causes of hypertension...

Heart Failure 1

How to manage Heart Failure

Heart failure Heart failure: Heart failure is defined as a state in which heart cannot deliver an adequate cardiac output to meet the metabolic need of the body. We have described in article :...

RH INCOMPATIBILITY 2

How to manage a case of Rh incompatibility

RH INCOMPATIBILITY Clinical manifestations of Rh incompatibility. Investigations of Rh incompatibility. Treatment of Rh incompatibility. Rh incompatibility Hemolytic anaemia occuring in the new born due to transplacental transfer of fetus to maternal antibodies (Igc)...

Weaning 3

Baby led weaning

Weaning Complementary weaning/feeding importance of Complementary weaning Properties of good Complementary foods Principal of Complementary weaning Responsive Weaning Technique of Responsive Weaning Complementary  feeding/weaning:   It means giving other foods in addition to breast...

Guillain Barre syndrome (GBS) 416

Guillain Barre syndrome (GBS).

Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS). Clinical features of Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS). Investigation of Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS). Treatment of Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS). Other name:  Acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. Aetiology :This develops 1-4 weeks...

Testes 4

Testes

Testes Descent of testis: The testes develop retroperitoneally in the lumbar region from the genital ridge. During its descent, the testis is preceded by a fold of peritoneum (processus vaginalis) which projects into the...

Inguinal hernia 6

Inguinal hernia

Inguinal hernia We have described in article : Classification of inguinal hernia Examination of ingunio – scrotal swelling. Symptoms and signs of inguinal hernia Treatment of indirect inguinal hernia Factors responsible for recurrent inguinal...

Hernia 5

Hernia

Hernia Definition : Hernia may be defined as protrusion of a viscus or part of a viscus through an abnormal opening in the walls of its containing cavity. We have described in article :...

Ascites 14

Ascites

Ascites Define :  Ascites refers to the excessive accumulation of free fluid in the peritoneal cavity. We have described in article : Causes of Ascites Management of ascites clinical examination of Ascites Investigations of...

Carcinoma stomach 7

Carcinoma stomach

Carcinoma stomach We have described in article : Management of carcinoma stomach Clinical features of carcinoma stomach Investigation of carcinoma stomach Treatment of carcinoma stomach Clinical features of carcinoma stomach: 1) Early gastric cancer...

Autoimmunity and auto immune disease 6

Autoimmunity and Autoimmune disease.

Autoimmunity and Autoimmune disease. Define Autoimmunity : Autoimmunity is the system of immune responses of an individual against his/her own healthy cells and tissues. We have described in article : Autoimmune disease name Factors...

Tuberculosis 1

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis Definition : Tuberculosis is a chronic communicable, granulomatous disease caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis. We have described in article : Organisms responsible for tuberculosis Management of pulmonary tuberculosis Complications of pulmonary tuberculosis Management of...

Pulse 4

Pulse

Pulse Definition : Pulse means the expansion and elongation of arterial walls passively produced by the pressure changes in the arteries during systole and diastole of ventricle. We have described in article : Characteristics...

Edema 8

Edema

Edema Definition : Edema signifies increased fluid in the intercellular tissue spaces and body cavities. We have described in article : Common Causes of Edema Common Causes of leg swelling / Edema How will...

Malnutrition 7

Malnutrition

Malnutrition Definition:  Malnutrition is an impairment of health resulting from a deficiency, excess or imbalance of nutrients. We have described in article : Common nutritional disorders Severe Malnutrition Classify acute Malnutrition Protein Energy Malnutrition...

Anemia 20

Anemia

Anemia Definition :  Anemia refers to a state in which the level of haemoglobin in the blood is below appropriate for age and sex. We have described in article : Classification of Anemia Common...

Tetanus 5

Tetanus

Tetanus Definition :  Tetanus is a wound infection caused by clostridium tetani, occurring usually in deep, contused, soil contaminated injuries infected with pyogenic organism and containing foreign bodies. We have described in article :...

thalassemia 3

Thalassemia : Clinical features, types and treatment

Thalassaemia Definition: Thalassaemia is an inherited impairment of haemoglobin production, in which there is partial or complete failure to synthesis a specific type of globin chains. We have described in article : Types of...

Skin Rash 21

Skin Rash

Skin rash Define :  A skin rash is an abnormal change in the color or texture of the skin. Rashes can vary in appearance and may be limited to a small area or cover...