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Pupilary reactions and their significance April 2015

You might have heard about pin point pupils, pupils fixed and dilated, Pupils 2+ etc. This picture depicts clearly what all these pupilary signs indicate  Hopes this is useful.

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Key defense mechanisms in Psychiatry – Usual Question for all exams

Here we are introducing key defense mechanisms with suitable examples to learn easily. Hopes this is useful.If you finds this article useful,  please support by giving a share in social medias. Denial – Refuses to accept a painful reality, pretending

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Diabetic Keto Acidosis – Signs, Cause and Management

Lets check this awesome mnemonics describing cause, signs and management of DKA

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Mnemonic – Different areas of brain and their related functions

This is an awesome mnemonic image of brain featuring various areas of brain and their cognitive functions. What is the use of this picture ?. This picture helps to identify the part of the brain affected by seeing the signs

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How to remember clotting factors??????

Here we are giving you a nice mnemonic to remember the clotting factors.This is very easyFirst of all let us remember what all are the clotting factors 1. Fibrinogen2. Prothrombin3. Tissue thromboplastin4. Calcium Ions5. Labile factor7. Stable factor8. Antihemophilic factor9.

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National Symbols of India – You should know this

Here we are sharing the national symbols of India. This can appear as a question for central govt exam. National Emblem – Adaptation of Sarnath Lion capital of Ashoka. In the original, there are four lions, standing back to back, mounted

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Awards and Honours 2013 – 2014

This is a notable list of some major awards and honours given away during the period 2013-2014. Might be useful while preparing for exams Nobel prize for literature – Alice Munroe – Master of contemporary short stories Nobel prize for

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The complete classification of antibiotics…..Have a look

This is a mnemonic image featuring complete classification of antibiotics. You may be confused about what does a first generation, 2nd generation antibiotic, 3rd gen etc. means….This image will help to remove your confusion. Now have a look…As we know

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Easy Diagram for learning distribution of cranial nerves

An awesome picture mnemonic to study distribution of cranial nerves….Hats off

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The skull bones and separating sutures

Lets study about the bones, and sutures in brain . Hopes its useful The name of bones are frontal, parietal, temporal and occipital bones. The sutures separating frontal bone and the parietal bone  is the coronal suture The sutures separating

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ANTIHYPERTENSIVES – Types, Action, Side effects with examples

It is often confusing to study and remember various antihypertensives and their side effects. Lets sort it out…. 1. ACE1 inhibitor or Angiotensin Agonists – Prevents conversion of Angiotensinogen to angiotensin 1, hence decrease aldosterone and increase excretion of sodium

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Antifungals – Types, Action, Sideeffects

Antifungals Systemic – impairs fungal plasma membrane – eg. Flucanazole, Nystatin,, Clotrimazole etc.- SideEffects – Nephro,oto, hepatic toxicity, teratogenic, nausea,vomiting, rashes, fever Topical – Disrupt fungal wall and metabolism – eg. Clotrimazole, Ketoconazole, Amphotericin B etc – Side Effect –

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Types of antiemetics, their action with examples

Lets peep into various antiemetics and their action….. Phenothiazines – decrease chemoreceptor trigger zone sensitivity – eg. Prochorperazine, Phenergan (Promethazine)- sideffect – sedation, drymouth, EPS, photosensitivity, confusion 5HT3 antagonists – Blocks Seratonin at receptor sites in vagus nerve terminals as

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Different types of anticoagulants and how they prevents coagulation – Discussion

Anticoagulants and their actions are described briefly with examples…. Thrombin inhibitors – prevents conversion of prothrombin to thrombin thus preventing conversion of fibrinogen to fibrin eg. heparin Low molecular weight heparin – prevents coagulation by blocking coagulation factor 10a eg.

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Major classes of antibiotics, their action with examples

We have noticed many antibiotics being given to patients, but have anyone enquired to which classes these antibiotics belongs and what is their specific action on pathogens. Lets study that….ANTIBIOTICS Aminoglycosides – decrease protein synthesis eg. Gentamycin Cephalosporins – Bind

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