Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Algorithm for evaluation and treatment of sinusitis

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Complete neuron cell diagram

Neurons can respond to stimuli and conduct impulses because a membrane potential is established across the cell membrane. In other words, there is ........

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This video is going to discuss the evaluation of Thyroid Nodules. It is going to go through the step by step diagnosis, differential, and management. ENJOY!

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Collateral & Recurrent arteries of the Arm

Collateral & Recurrent arteries which branch off the Brachial, Radial & Ulnar arteries. The drawing is of a right arm in anatomically correct position. The mnemonic used to remember which arteries anastomoses together is SIMR/PAIR. Those should be written with SIMR directly above PAIR as demonstrated in the video.


Draw the Brachial Plexus in 10 seconds!

An easy way to draw the basic components of the brachial plexus. On paper, it's pretty easy to draw the brachial plexus using this method in around 10 seconds. I know I fumbled on a few words here and there but that shouldn't distract from how easy it can be to draw the brachial plexus.

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CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2010

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*New topics include H1N1 influenza A, acute knee pain, vaccine safety, neuromyelitis optica, and Chikungunya fever
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*Rewritten Cancer chapter by new authors
*New ACC/AHA Task Force Guidelines for management of congenital heart disease in pregnant women
*Major revision of antithrombotic therapy