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Quadriplegia - ( clinical aspects of)-For the benefit of medical students

                                                                      Quadriplegia

Paralysis affecting all 4 limbs.

Synonym: Tetraplegia

Partial loss of power is Quadriperesis/tetraperesis

 

Types: I. Quadriplegia of upper motor Neuron Lesion

           II. Quadriplegia of lower motor neuron lesion.

 

 

II. Lower motor lesion: Flaccid…

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Added by S.UMA DEVI on May 28, 2017 at 8:43pm — No Comments

ALCOHOL

While consuming alcohol in small amounts has its health benefits, using alcohol as an escape from daily social and work pressures could lead to harmful effects.

Consuming alcohol more than the body can endure can pave the way for devastating health conditions, including permanent damage to the liver.

1. What is alcohol addiction?

When a person becomes so dependent on alcohol that it becomes difficult to function without it, the condition is called alcohol addiction.…

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Added by DR.MOHAN SHARMA on February 12, 2017 at 6:23am — No Comments

Love Eating Sweets? 4 Warning Signs that Your Overdoing It.

Do you love eating sweets and sugary foods too much and end up overdosing on them? Sweets may be delicious, but they contain an excess amount of sugar, which is harmful for your health. There are several ways in which excess sugar can negatively affect your body.

You may not realize that you are overdosing on your sugar intake, and hence you should consider certain warning signs which indicate that you are consuming sweets abnormally. They are as follows:

You crave for sweets…

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Added by DR.MOHAN SHARMA on February 9, 2017 at 9:06pm — 1 Comment

Healthy Gums, Healthy Body [Practo] Dr. Himanshu Ajwani

The saying goes the mouth is the window to the body and when were talking about taking care


The saying goes the mouth is the window to the body and when were talking about taking care of our teeth, this couldnt be truer.…

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Added by DR.MOHAN SHARMA on February 5, 2017 at 5:07am — No Comments

The road less travelled The life of a heroine(FEMININE TOUCH)

MANY young feminists do not know who Gloria Steinem is, which is strange given that she has been at the forefront of women’s rights for nearly half a century. Writer, activist and organiser, Ms Steinem has been a founding member of a number of well-known institutions—the National Women’s Political Caucus, the Ms Foundation and Women Against Pornography, to name just a few. She has written extensively on inequality, from musings on “If Men Could Menstruate” to abortions and the wage gap.…

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Added by DR.MOHAN SHARMA on October 30, 2016 at 9:22pm — 1 Comment

5 Common Signs of Diabetes That Often Go Unnoticed.

At present 3 out of the 5 people are suffering from diabetes and it is the 7th leading cause of death worldwide. Moreover, it is no more restricted just to adults and affects children as well. Diabetes is a metabolic disease resulting in increase in the level of glucose in the body. Glucose is a source of energy for the cells making up the muscles and other tissues in the body. But if the level of glucose goes up, it shows the sign of danger. Diabetes is of 2 types:

Type 1: body fails…

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Added by DR.MOHAN SHARMA on October 11, 2016 at 9:38pm — No Comments

10 Complete 'No' for Your Teeth.

1. SMOKING

Cigarettes, as well as other tobacco products, can stain teeth and cause them to fall out as a result of gum disease. Tobacco can also cause cancer of the mouth, lips, and tongue. If you were looking for one more reason to quit, think of your smile.

2.STICKY CANDY

All sugary treats promote tooth decay, but some candies are harder to bear. They stick in the teeth, keeping the sugar and resulting acids in contact with your enamel for hours. If your have to take,…

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Added by DR.MOHAN SHARMA on October 5, 2016 at 8:49pm — 1 Comment

Fed Up With Clinical Practice, What Is Next?

An international survey reports that only 6% of doctors are happy with their patient care jobs. They commit suicide at twice the rate of the general population. Over half are unsure they would recommend the practice of medicine to young people. Especially, in a country like India with increasing violence and less security, doctors want to leave the domain of patient care and move into some other field.

Being the best mind in the population there can be many more avenues for them. But…

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Added by DR.MOHAN SHARMA on September 16, 2016 at 5:36am — 1 Comment

6 Tips to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy

Kidney is a crucial detoxifying organ that performs a lot of functions including, absorption of minerals, filtration of blood and production of hormones and urine. It also helps your body to maintain a healthy pH level. Since kidney failure can prove to be fatal, it is essential to keep it healthy, to ensure smooth functioning of your system.

The following are the tips to ensure the health of your kidneys:

Adequate intake of water: It is advised to drink a minimum of 8 glasses…

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Added by DR.MOHAN SHARMA on August 11, 2016 at 2:43pm — No Comments

90% of the Food You Eat Is Wrecking Your Digestive System.

The way a human body works is tricky; to enable proper digestion and to feel fit throughout the day it is best to have a balanced diet. Things that you consider nutritious could be gnawing at your digestive tract. A person could be suffering from acid reflux, continual stretches of diarrhea or constipation, gastroesophageal reflux or an irritable bowel syndrome; kinds of food being consumed should be reviewed and altered as a basic remedy to these health problems.

Stay away…

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Added by DR.MOHAN SHARMA on August 9, 2016 at 9:45pm — No Comments

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Added by Doctors Hangout on July 27, 2016 at 11:14pm — 2 Comments

Wound Care Technology

Wound repair and regeneration is a highly complex combination of matrix destruction and reorganization. While major hurdles remain, advances over the past generation have improved the clinician's armamentarium in the medical and surgical management of this problem.the pragmatic use of three of the most commonly employed advanced therapies; namely, bioengineered tissue, negative pressure wound therapy, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy with a focus on the near-term future of wound…

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Added by Ravi Rajput on July 18, 2016 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Veggies That Keep You Young.

Vegetables have always been an integral part of every healthy meal, as they contain nutrients, antioxidants and vitamins, which ensure smoothness of skin and prevent wrinkles. Here are some of those veggies, which would help you maintain your youthful, healthy appearance and visage. Read more to find out about them:

Broccoli: Make sure you have a generous portion of this vegetable when you are on a meal as this green cruciferous vegetable is stuffed with phytonutrients, which reduce…

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Added by DR.MOHAN SHARMA on July 5, 2016 at 12:19pm — 2 Comments

Informed Consent is required to avoid legal suits from the Patient before Hernia Surgery with Mesh!!!

Every surgeon and the hospital now should take an informed consent in writing from the patient before his surgery of hernia repair with mesh.The consent should mention that mesh is a foreign body, it is a piece of synthetic cloth and it is associated with possible complications of a foreign body. Otherwise, the doctors and hospitals may have to face legal suits in future filed by the patients for the damages!!!!

Mesh is widely used in hernia surgery all over the world. Many…

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Added by Mohan Desarda on June 30, 2016 at 12:49pm — 1 Comment

A Complete Guide To 1st Year MBBS Student – Things To Do And Not To Do

I remember the day I knew I was getting admission into a medical college. I was overjoyed and overwhelmed. Couldn’t wait for the professional course to start and finally wear that apron. My dream since I had first thought of being a doctor.Well, you are here reading this. You might just be the me one year ago. Over-enthusiastically Googling for study tips, book lists, memory write ups or just stalking your seniors in 1st year M.B.B.S.I’m sure you must’ve rocked yourCET, come out bang with a… Continue

Added by Suraj Patel on June 14, 2016 at 1:08pm — No Comments

Barley lowers 'bad' cholesterol, lowers heart disease risk Subodh Varma | TNN | Jun 9, 2016, 12.15 PM IST

Barley (known as 'jau' in Hindi) lowers two types of "bad cholesterol" that are linked to heart diseases, a new review study has found. Barley reduced both low-density lipoprotein, or LDL, and non-high-density lipoprotein, or non-HDL, by seven per cent the study, done by St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada, found. The research review, published today in The European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, included 14 studies on clinical trials conducted in seven countries.

The review…

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Added by DR.MOHAN SHARMA on June 12, 2016 at 9:15am — 2 Comments

Milk and Health - How Milk Promotes Good Health Dt. Nancy Kashyap

It is a universally known fact that milk is good for your health, unless you are lactose intolerant of course. But have you ever taken a close look at what milk really accomplishes for your body? Knowing about the medical advantages of consuming milk can also inspire you to include this nutritious item in your diet on a regular basis.

Astonishing Complexion: A glowing complexion is everyone's dream. And milk keeps your skin to stay supple, delicate and sparkling. This is because of…

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Added by DR.MOHAN SHARMA on June 5, 2016 at 11:10am — 1 Comment

The Benefits Of Having Cucumber Salad With Food Dr. Vishal Dev - Dietitian/Nutritionional.

Cucumbers are used in most healthy salads all over the world, owing to the fact that it contains lots of water and has a cooling and refreshing effect on your system. The cucumber is a member of the plant family which also boasts of watermelon, pumpkin, and squash. And on hot summer days, cucumber salads keep you hydrated whether you consume the vegetable on its own, or drink its juice. Here we will take a look at the many other advantages of having cucumbers, which will surely inspire you…

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Added by DR.MOHAN SHARMA on June 5, 2016 at 4:31am — 1 Comment

When Is The Right Time To Have A Fruit? And Should Avoid It After A Meal? Diet Clinic - Dietitian/Nutritionist Diet Clinic P.G.Dietetics, B.Sc.(Hons) Dietitian/Nutritionist •

Crunchy, juicy, tasty and filled with goodness, fruits are nutrition powerhouses. There are a few statements doing the rounds on the internet that have scared people into believing that fruits can be eaten at certain times only. Let us separate the facts from the myths to put you at ease

Should fruits be eaten on an empty stomach? The argument that myth mongering articles seem to put out there is that fruits are most beneficial if eaten on an empty stomach. This is partially true.…

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Added by DR.MOHAN SHARMA on June 3, 2016 at 9:46pm — 2 Comments

Rafeeq’s Head-Tilt-Chin-Lift Experiment

It is already a known fact that a casualty must be laid down in supine position, keeping the head-tilt-chin-lift position, and give CPR if needed. This position straitens the airway for easy ventilation.

I am happy to introduce an experiment that demonstrates the importance of…

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Added by Dr Muhammed Rafeeque on May 11, 2016 at 8:29pm — No Comments

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