Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Quiz: Test Your Medicine Knowledge

The correct answer is A (Zinc)
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Oral Zinc lozenges may reduce the duration and severity of the common cold, when started within 24 hours, and taken for less than two weeks. Intranasal Zinc has been linked to a severe and permanent loss of smell and should not be used.
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For most people, Vitamin C does not prevent cold and only slightly reduces their length and severity.

Saturday, 3 June 2017

Boxing superstar Amir Khan to sponsor treatment for boy with retinoblastoma

Boxing superstar Amir Khan has come to the rescue and is offering to pay for life-saving treatment for a seven-year-old Pakistani boy whose life is in danger from an enormous tumor suspected to be Retinoblastoma.
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Doctors in his own country said his disease was in stage four, and that he had just weeks to live without treatment.
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Retinoblastoma is a type of eye cancer that affects the retina. It may affect one or both eyes.
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Thursday, 1 June 2017

Video: Ten Doctors Injured After Clash At LUTH



Ten members of the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD),Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), were allegedly injured by some security men from the teaching hospital during a clash.
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Dr Adebayo Sekunmade, the president of the ARD of the hospital told newsmen during a news conference that the doctors sustained injuries when they attempted to take over their secretariat from the security men stationed there by LUTH’s management.
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Sekunmade told journalists that one of his members was inside the ARD’s secretariat at 2.00 a.m. on Tuesday but the security men ordered him out and locked it up.
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When contacted, the the Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) of LUTH told journalists that LUTH’s management had given the ARD a letter asking it to vacate the building serving as its secretariat, six months ago.
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Sunday, 28 May 2017

Meet The Medic: Joan Abhulimhen


Meet the medic 💉🏩:  Joan Abhulimhen
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👉🏽Favourite quote🗣🗣: Between two living beings harmony is never a given, it has to be worked on again and again.
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👉🏽Favourite show🎥📺:  Friends with better lives
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👉🏽What do you wish you knew in medical school🤔🤔:  Wish I knew most persons were simply hypocrites

Saturday, 27 May 2017

Whistle blowing in Bauchi state

Bauchi State Government set to introduce Whistle Blower mechanism to fish out medical staff who maltreat pregnant women during delivery.

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The Executive Chairman, State Primary Health Care Development Agency (PHCDA), Mr Adamu Gamawa, disclosed this on Wednesday in Bauchi while addressing directors of Primary Health Care and other stakeholders.

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Gamawa said that all the complaints received about maltreatments, abuses and poor handling of pregnant women by personnel, would now be treated as formal complaint that the authority could punish.

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Thursday, 25 May 2017

Nurse is forced to resign for making her uniform look 'provocative and sexy' in Thailand


Parichat 'Pang' Chatsri, 26,  was forced to resign after wearing an 'overly sexy uniform' at work. She quit after a photo of her in a tight-fitting lilac uniform with a short skirt went viral on social media; after it was shared on the social media page of the Thai Nurse Lovers Association.
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TEST YOUR MEDICINE KNOWLEDGE


The answer is initiation of Omeprazole, a proton pump inhibitor
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Dyspepsia and a sour taste in the mouth suggest GERD which will respond to a PPI. Other modifications include dietary modifications and weight reduction.
Oesophageal pH monitoring is only indicated if the medications did not help. 

Saturday, 20 May 2017

Medic Love

Doctor meets Nurse and we hear wedding bells ringing 🔔 😍♥️😍♥️ @drpapalee😀

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Test Your Medicine Knowledge: Parinaud Syndrome

The correct answer is Parinaud's syndrome (Dorsal Midbrain Syndrome).
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Parinaud's Syndrome is caused by lesions of the upper brain stem resulting in a cluster of abnormalities of eye movement and pupil dysfunction. It is often seen in association with pineal gland tumours
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Graphic Video: Myiasis


Myiasis varies widely in the forms it takes and its effects on the victims. Such variations depend largely on the fly species and where the larvae are located.

Risk factors for myiasis in humans are chronic suppurative otitis media, low socioeconomic status, swimming in stagnant water, and diabetes mellitus. Other possible predisposing factors include neglected children, old age, mental retardation, and poor personal hygiene.


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Quiz: Test Your Medicine Knowledge

The correct answer is A (Zinc) . Oral Zinc lozenges may reduce the duration and severity of the common cold, when started within 24 hou...