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Posted: May 6, 2013 in Random
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  1. Potency of steroids in topical application = clobetasol > mometasone > prednisone > methyl prednisone..
  2. Beta agonist-releases insulin; alfa agonist-blocks insulin release.
  3. ORCHITIS without EPIDYDYMITIS is seen in SYPHILLS.
  4. EPIDYDYMITIS without ORCHITIS is seen in GONORRHEA.
  5. HELMANS TRIAD in childhood is a good predictor of future voilent nature of child. It consists bed wetting+ fire setting +cruelty to animals.
  6. Calcium antagonizes the membrane actions of potassium and should be    administered for K >7 or any ECG changes
  7. Contraindicated in pregnancy: MCAT: Metronidazole, Chloramphenicol, Aminoglycoside, Tetracycline
  8. Infants fed with goat’s milk should be supplemented with folic acid.
  9. Macrocytic anemia of Diamond-Blackfan syndrome is with no
    hypersegmentation of the nucleus in neutrophils. Rx: corticosteroids.
  10. Early deceleration: fetal head compression.
    Late deceleration: uteroplacental insufficiency.
    Variable deceleration: cord compression.
  11. Digoxin is only used to treat atrial arrhythmias
  12. Pseudotumor cerebri causes a communicating hydrocephalus;
    therefore, an LP is considered safe.
  13. A PCWP < 18 mmHg suggests ARDS while a value > 18 mmHg
    suggests cardiogenic pulmonary edema
  14. The most common site for a lacunar infarct is the posterior internal
    capsule, producing a pure motor stroke
  15. 4 “T’s” of anterior mediastinum tumor:
    Thymoma,
    Thyoid neoplasm,
    Teratoma,
    Terrible lymphoma
  16. Renal vein thrombosis is most common with membranous
    glomerulonephritis.
  17. Cortex
    (positive selection) Thymic cortex. T cells expressing TCRs capable of binding surface self MHC molecules survive.
    Medulla
    (negative selection). T cells expressing TCRs with high affinity for self antigens undergo apoptosis.
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