November 2017 18
Traumatic brain injury
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Traumatic brain injury Important anatomy and physiology Skull: Houses the brain and brainstem. Consist of the frontal, temporal, parietal and occipitalBase of the skull comprises of anterior, middle and posterior cranial fossa. Meninges: a soft…

October 2017 15
Nutrition in surgical patient
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Nutrition in a surgical patient: basic concept One of the most common elements prescribe to patients are nutritional support. I still remember my early days as a medical officer where I found myself contemplating when…

October 2017 07
Fluid requirement
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How do we decide the fluid requirement? We often as our most junior doctors to prescribe fluid for patients in the wards. Those are familiar with the common fluid requirement will scribble something looking like…

October 2017 01
Chest tube
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What is a chest tube? Chest tube is a medical apparatus use to drain liquid or air from the pleural space. It is a common procedure in surgery and emergency department. It is attached to…

September 2017 16
Inguinal hernia: How to examine and treat
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What is an inguinal hernia? Inguinal hernia is a defect occurring at the groin region. Patients often complains of a swelling over the groin region. A small hernia may reduced by itself and becomes irreducible…

September 2017 10
Lumps and bumps
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Approach to lumps/ bumps Each lumps/ bumps have their own distinguished features. However, the physical examination uses similar step. It is wise to have few differentials ready during examination to enable picking up specific signs.…

September 2017 03
Jaundice
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Jaundice An example of a typical case of jaundice in surgical practice. A 50-year-old man presented to the emergency department with jaundice for the past 4 weeks. It is associated with tea coloured urine and…