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Rhinosinusitis

Rhinosinusitis

RHINOSINUSITIS OR SINUSITIS? Rhinosinusitis is preferred over sinusitis because inflammation of the sinuses usually occurs with the inflammation of the nasal mucosa. RHINOSINUSITIS TYPES Symptoms last for Acute rhinosinusitis – < 4 weeks Subacute rhinosinusitis – 4...

Chagas Disease (American Trypanosomiasis)

Chagas Disease (American Trypanosomiasis)

Overview: Today’s lecture revolves around the discussion of Chagas disease, signs and symptoms, its manifestations and treatment. Chagas disease is an infectious disease caused by Trypanosoma cruzi, a parasite transmitted through the bite of Reduviid bug. The parasite...

Chaga’s Disease

Triatomine bugs bite the victim near the face at night. They suck their blood. After the bite, these bugs defecate on the victim. The bug's feces contains Trypanosoma cruzi (T. cruzi) T. cruzi enters the victim's blood via the mucous membrane, skin break, or when the...

Insulin Dose Calculator

Insulin Dose Calculator

Reference article for the reasoning behind the dose calculation. Medical Disclaimer: This calculator is to help your provider calculate the initial insulin dose. This is not a prescription for any specific person. Insulin should only be administered with a provider's...

Thymus

Thymus is an encapsulated, bilobed gland located in the anterosuperior mediastinum that sits on the heart. Derived from the third pharyngeal pouch ectoderm, the thymus consists of a dense cortex and pale medulla. The cortex contains immature T cells, while the inner...

Daily Insulin to Oral Hypoglycemic

Daily Insulin to Oral Hypoglycemic

Disclaimer: This is not a prescription. Using medicines without the guidance of a licensed provider  can be lethal.   Adding Once Daily  Insulin to  Oral Hypoglycemic  Therapy in  T2DM Patient •NPH or detemir at bedtime •Glargine or degludec in the  morning or at...

BUN:CR Ratio

BUN:CR Ratio

Disclaimer: This is not a prescription. Using medicines without the guidance of a licensed provider  can be lethal.   >20:1 prerenal.Example: dehydration 10-20:1 normal or postrenal.Example:kidney stones. <10:1 intrarenal. Example: A TN,...

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