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BACKGROUND The accomplishment and contentment of students depends upon their educational environment. Very few studies in India have looked at the impact of educational environment on students, there are few such studies in our country despite having a large number of medical schools. OBJECTIVE This study was performed to assess the undergraduate… (More)
Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) may have dangerous cardiac effects in overdose. ECG is useful as both a screening tool for tricyclic antidepressant exposure and as a prognostic indicator. TCA overdose may produce various ECG changes. We report a case of Dothiepin overdose resulting in Brugada like pattern including RBBB which resolved spontaneously.
Hypothyroidism causes a variety of changes in the body. Though uncommon, hypothyroidism can present as myopathy. Hoffman's syndrome is a specific, rare form of hypothyroid myopathy, which causes proximal weakness and pseudohypertrophy of muscles.
Background: Though the importance of magnesium is known, it is not a usually recognized electrolyte abnormality in clinical practice. The prevalence of hypomagnesemia may be high in critically ill patients. Materials and Methods: It was a prospective, observational study. A total of 150 consecutive critically ill patients admitted to the intensive care… (More)
Bowel ischemia is a rare and potential life-threatening disorder. The reason for its rarity is the difficulty in its diagnosis. Vague and nonspecific clinical findings and limitations of diagnostic and treatment options make this disease a significant challenge. We hereby report two cases of non-occlusive mesenteric ischemia and the use of cilostazol in the… (More)
Germ Cell Tumours (GCTs) in children are uncommon, constituting approximately only 3% of all malignancies in children younger than 15 years of age. Primary extragonadal GCTs constitute only 1-5% of all GCTs and a retroperitoneal site is seen only in 4% of all extragonadal GCTs. Extragonadal GCTs arise from local transformation of primordial germ cells which… (More)
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a potentially fatal immune disorder which is uncommon in a nonimmunocompromised adult. A 27-year-old female who presented with fever, hematuria, generalized lymphadenopathy was clinically suspected to have lymphoma was subjected to fine needle aspiration of cervical lymph nodes. Cytology of lymph node had numerous… (More)
OBJECTIVE To improve the clinical reasoning skills of postgraduate students in internal medicine through 2 kinds of extracurricular books: medical nonfiction and nonmedical fiction. METHODS Clinical reasoning is difficult to define, understand, observe, teach, and measure. This is an educational innovation under an experimental framework based on a… (More)
Thyroid storm is a severe variety of thyrotoxicosis. It is an uncommon condition but can be fatal. Mildly raised serum bilirubin levels can be seen in up to 5% of patients with thyrotoxicosis, butmarked elevations are rare. The association of severe thyrotoxicosis with severe hepatic dysfunction hasbeen rarely reported. Here an interesting case of… (More)