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
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.
This lecture differentiates the Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes mellitus. It enumerates the signs, symptoms, pathophysiology, and management of both types. This lecture is very useful for 1st year and 2nd year medical students. The algorithm for medical management is really helpful.
Please use the Clinical Practice Guidelines, in your home country or your country of practice, in managing patients with diabetes mellitus.
The ability to carry out a thorough and slick diabetic foot examination is something every medic needs to master. This video aims to give you an idea of what's required in the OSCE and you can then customise the examination to suit your own personal style.
Make sure to head over to http://geekymedics.com/2010/10/10/diabetic-foot-examination/ to see the written guide alongside the video.
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You should always adhere to your medical schools / local hospital trusts guidelines when performing examinations or clinical procedures.