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Lumbar Puncture Procedure
Lumbar Puncture Procedure and CSF Analysis

Lumbar puncture is a procedure that is often performed to obtain information...

Fever Of Unknown Origin
Fever Of Unknown Origin: Differentials and Workup

Fever of unknown origin is defined by (a) a temperature greater than 38.3°C...

psoas sign
Psoas sign

One diagnostic maneuver for appendicitis is known as the psoas sign, which is...

Pleural Aspiration
Pleural Aspiration/Thoracocentesis Procedure

Pleural aspiration or thoracocentesis is a procedure of aspirating fluid from...

Medication errors
Medication errors: Causes, Types and Prevention

Medication errors are any preventable events that may cause or lead to inappropriate...

Jugular Venous Pressure
Jugular Venous Pressure Examination and Interpretation

Jugular venous pressure is a and indirect manometer of pressure in the right...

Heart Sounds
Heart Sounds: Normal and Abnormal Heart sounds

Events in the cardiac cycle generate sounds which can be heard on the surface...

Finger clubbing
Finger clubbing: Causes, Grading and Schamroth’s sign

Finger clubbing is a deformity of the finger or toe nails due to a proliferation...

GeneXpert
GeneXpert MTB/RIF for Tuberculosis Diagnosis

GeneXpert MTB/RIF is a cartridge-based nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT)...

Chest Leads Placement
ECG Leads : Precordial /Chest Leads Placement

The six precordial ecg leads configuration places six positive electrodes on...

Painful Joints
How To Approach a Patient with Painful Joints

Painful joints is a common complain among patients. As a doctor you will need...

Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of multiple myelomas
Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of multiple myelomas

Presence of multiple myelomas is often suspected because of one of the following...