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1

What is Faget's sign

  • It is a relative bradycardia → HR slower than expected for a degree of fever

 

  • sign of Typhoid Fever

2

What 'pea green' diarrhoea is a sign of? 

Typhoid Fever

3

What thick and thin blood films are used to diagnose?

Malaria

4

What Interferon-gamma release assays are used to diagnose?

TB 

5

Whirpool sign on USS - what's the diagnosis?

Ovarian torsion 

6

The sequence of drugs and the routes given in PPH due to uterine atony

  • bimanual uterine compression to manually stimulate contraction
  • intravenous oxytocin and/or ergometrine
  • intramuscular carboprost
  • intramyometrial carboprost
  • rectal misoprostol
  • surgical intervention such as balloon tamponade

7

Why can we get pale stool and dark urine in the picture of jaundice (e.g. intra-hepatic jaundice)?

  • Dark urine is caused by conjugated bilirubinaemia resulting in bilirubinuria

 

  • Pale stools result from reduced intestinal excretion of bilirubin and therefore reduced stercobilin formation