What is Faget's sign?
- It is a relative bradycardia → HR slower than expected for a degree of fever
- sign of Typhoid Fever
What 'pea green' diarrhoea is a sign of?
What thick and thin blood films are used to diagnose?
What Interferon-gamma release assays are used to diagnose?
Whirpool sign on USS - what's the diagnosis?
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
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