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How to Read a Chest X-ray : Steps

How to Read a Chest X-ray : Steps

Reading Chest X-ray is a systematic and orderly way of interpreting Roentography of Chest. Describing it in various steps makes the Doctor or student, less likely to miss findings in the X-ray.
Moreover it is also a part of MBBS / Medical course curriculum for Students around the Globe both in Basic science and Clinical Sciences.
On all X-rays check the following:

Patient …

Rheumatoid Factor (RA Factor) and Its Diagnostic Importance

Rheumatoid Factor (RA Factor) and Its Diagnostic Importance

A presentaion on rheumatoid factor and its significance in diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis by students of Kist Medical College

Objectives

To define Rheumatoid Factor .
To explain briefly its significance in the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis.

Rheumatoid factor

Rheumatoid factor (RF) is an autoantibody that is directed against organism’s own tissues, most relevant in rheumatoid arthritis.
An antibody against the Fc portion of IgG, which is …

5 Softwares for Creating good Medical Presentations

5 Softwares for Creating good Medical Presentations

As a Medical student or a doctor, CMEs are a part of life and most cant do without Presentations. From Seminars to classrooms , presentations are a way of learning. So, Creating attractive and attention catching slideshows are essential part of good presentation. Here are some software that can help you make Stunning Slideshows. Try presenting you case in any …

Meningitis : Causative Agents and Lab diagnosis

Meningitis : Causative Agents and Lab diagnosis

Presentation on Etiological factors and Laboratory Diagnosis of Meningitis

Objective 1:

To list the important causative agents of meningitis.

TYPES OF MENINGITIS

Acute Pyogenic Meningitis
Aseptic Meningitis
Chronic Meningitis

Tuberculous
Fungal
Syphillitic
Protozoal
Helminthe

Causative agents of acute pyogenic meningitis
• Neonates
– Escherichia coli
– Group B streptococci
– Listeria monocytogenes
– Streptococcus pneumoniae
• Children
– Neisseria meningitidis
– Streptococcus pneumoniae,
– Haemophilus influenzae
• Adults
– Streptococcus pneumoniae,
– Neisseria meningitidis
• Elderly
– Listeria species
Causative …

Medical School Pathology for Self Learners

Medical School Pathology for Self Learners

Pathology is an interesting subject but it is as difficult as any other subjects in medical science like anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, etc. We all are made differently and we all have different way of learning or studying. The method that I use to study may or may not be suitable to you. Lectures, books, pictures and slides are the common …

DMARDS in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

DMARDS in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

Presentation on Present status of DMARDS in the treatment of RA

Objective

To highlight the present status of disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

Introduction

DMARDs (disease modifying antirheumatic drugs) are drugs which can suppress the rheumatoid process and bring about a remission, but do not have nonspecific anti-inflammatory or analgesic action.

Classification of Anti-rheumatic drugs
A. DMARDs:

Immunosuppressants: Methotrexate, …

Hepatocellular Carcinoma or Liver Cancer

Hepatocellular Carcinoma or Liver Cancer

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Or Liver Cancer: Causes, Clinal Features, Diagnosis and Management
• Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a primary malignancy of the hepatocyte, generally leading to death within 6-20 months.
• Hepatocellular carcinoma frequently arises in the setting of cirrhosis, appearing 20-30 years following the initial insult to the liver.
• 25% of patients have no history or risk factors for the development …

Antibiotic Resistance and factors for it

Antibiotic Resistance and factors for it

OBJECTIVES

To Define Antibiotic Resistance.
To Discuss Various Factors Affecting Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic & Antibiotic Resistance
• Antibiotic: any of various chemical substances,produced by various microorganisms, esp. fungi, or made synthetically and capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of microorganism.
• People may exhibit allergic reactions to antibiotics, but they are not resistant to them. It is the bacteria themselves, not the infected host, which become resistant.
Antibiotic Resistance
 Antibiotic …

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