I am writing a series of endocrinology short (10 slide) presentations on key things i think you need to know as medical students.
I will do another presentation on complications in more depth
I will put some audio with it soon
An anatomy revision guide, focused upon the upper limb, lower limb & back.
Originally created in 2009 as a study aid for students at Cardiff University School of Medicine, it was substantially updated in 2010, and this Second Edition contains more detailed chapters, particularly with respect to musculature, cross-sections & relevant clinical anatomy.
Further information can be found under the Preface & Introduction.
Explanations of procedures and signs associated with various OSCE style stations relevant to first and second year MBBS, including pictures of relevant pathology and illustrative diagrams.
- peripheral pulse
- blood pressur
- cardiovascular exam (including relevant aspects of the general examination
- ECG lead placemen
- Respiratory exam (including relevant aspects of the general examination
- peak flo
- abdominal examination (including relevant aspects of the general examination
- PNS (motor function
- Reflexes alon
- cranial nerve exa
- Thyroid exa
- cervical and lymph node (diagrams only
- Shoulder joint exa
- Hip joint exam
The Arachidonic acid pathway constitutes one of the main mechanisms to cause inflammation, and knowledge of this pathway helps us to understand how various anti-inflammatory drugs work. In order to remember the Arachidonic acid pathway, I have created this visual mnemonic.
Venepuncture is something every medic needs master, because you'll be required to perform this task frequently in clinical practice and it often appears as an OSCE station. This video takes you through the full procedure step by step.
See the written guide alongside the video at http://www.geekymedics.com/osce/venepuncture-how-to-take-blood/
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