HIGH URIC ACID TREATMENT

HIGH URIC ACID TREATMENT

HIGH URIC ACID TREATMENT, When should a high uric acid be treated. I have found that there is a great deal of confusion amongst physicians regarding this topic. In fact, there are consultants writing prescriptions for 2 weeks courses of uric acid lowering drugs citing...
Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis

Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis

Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is a tuberculosis form that does not respond to at least two first line anti tuberculous drugs,  Isoniazid and Rifampicin, these two are the most powerful anti-TB drugs.Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis Resistant to both INH...
CAUSES OF CLUBBING

CAUSES OF CLUBBING

There are various causes of clubbing. Clubbing was first described by Hippocrates. It is deformity of the nails mostly associated with cardiac and pulmonary conditions. Its basically the exaggeration of the normal nail curvature associated with the loss of normal...
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION GUIDELINES

ATRIAL FIBRILLATION GUIDELINES

Atrial fibrillation is an irregular heart rate during which the atria of the heart beat irregularly — completely out of sync with the ventricles of the heart. A patient may present with palpitations and shortness of breath.   ATRIAL FIBRILLATION GUIDELINES AF be...
PREMATURE VENTRICULAR CONTRACTIONS ECG

PREMATURE VENTRICULAR CONTRACTIONS ECG

PREMATURE VENTRICULAR CONTRACTIONS ECG Premature ventricular contractions are ectopic electrical activity in the heart that are associated with an abnormal rhythm. The origin of these PVCs is ventricular. The ventricles are the lower 2 chambers of the heart. PVCs can...
TOXOPLASMA GONDII PARASITE

TOXOPLASMA GONDII PARASITE

Toxoplasmosis diagnosis treatment and prevention is simplified in this article.Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic infection caused by the TOXOPLASMA GONDII PARASITE. In healthy individuals Toxoplasmosis may be an asymptomatic infection or at best cause flu like illness. It...