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Case of 5 months Infant with Fulminant Hepatic Failure

Case of 5 months Infant with Fulminant Hepatic Failure

A 5 moths Male was brought with complains of

Yellowish discoloration of eyes and body for 15 days
Excessive crying for 2 days
Decrease responsiveness for 1 day

HOPI
As per mother, the child was apparently well before, developed yellowish discoloration, beginning in the eyes and progressed over  whole body over next 15 days associated with passing whitish colored stool over 1 week, diarrhea -, …

Maternal Rhesus Isoimmunization : Rh incompatibility

Maternal Rhesus Isoimmunization : Rh incompatibility

Alloimmunization (Isoimmunisation) is defined as the antibody response to foreign antigen derived from different individual of the same species. Rh alloimmunization refers to the development antibodies to Rh D antigen. Antibodies may be produced to Rh antigens C,c,D,E, or e but only D is strongly immunogenic.
PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

1st Rh+ve pregnancy: Rh negative mother bearing Rh positive fetus
Feto-maternal bleed: Abortion, Amniocentesis, Antepartum hemorrhage, …

Carving my Thoughts on the Rocks

Carving my Thoughts on the Rocks

The unchallenged beauty of the night, a cold wind, some trance music and a mind lost into the thoughts, thoughts of an unknown, thoughts stranger than a stranger, a thought that is like a dream where the consciousness of a man is subtotal and thin. Merely a blink of eyes and the thin line between my consciousness and the dream …

How to calculate sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value and negative predictive value.

How to calculate sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value and negative predictive value.

Medical students need to be dexter in statistics. It is really needed though we often find it boring and hard to get through. These basic things apply in everyday medicine. So ready ?

 
Lets assume we have 1000 patients for sample.
Now lets say 100 patients actually have Diabetes not under treatment. So, 900 people have no Diabetes .
We want to see if Random …


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