Items tagged “medical students”

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Midshaft humerus fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 25 Sep 2014
91% complete
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Left-sided rib fractures

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 26 Sep 2014
91% complete
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Heart failure (basic)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Heart failure is a syndrome of cardiac ventricular dysfunction, where the heart is unable to pump sufficiently to meet the body's blood flow requirements. Clinical presentation Although it is useful to divide the signs an...
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Surgical emphysema (summary)

Surgical emphysema (or subcutaneous emphysema) occurs when air/gas is located in the subcutaneous tissues (the layer under the skin). This usually occurs in the chest, face or neck. Reference article This is a summary article; read more in our article on surgical emphysema. Summary pathophys...
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Pneumomediastinum (summary)

Pneumomediastinum describes air/gas within the mediastinum and is readily demonstrated on CT and may be seen on a chest radiograph. Reference article This is a summary article; read more in our article on pneumomediastinum. Summary pathophysiology gas within the mediastinum causes tracheo...
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Chest x-ray: ET tube position (summary)

Chest x-ray ET (endotracheal tube) position should be assessed following initial placement and on subsequent radiographs. Reference article This is a summary article; we do not have a more in-depth reference article. Summary normal tip 5 cm above carina width 2/3 tracheal diameter cuff sh...
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Nasogastric tube position on chest x-ray (summary)

Nasogastric (NG) tube position on chest x-ray should be assessed following initial placement and on subsequent radiographs. Reference article This is a summary article; we do not have a more in-depth reference article. Summary confirming position x-rays are only performed when the position ...
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Right pubic rami fractures

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 16 Oct 2014
91% complete
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Adhesional small bowel obstruction

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 22 Oct 2014
69% complete
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Distal scaphoid tubercle fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 24 Oct 2014
88% complete
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Lobar collapse (summary)

Lobar collapse is relatively common and occurs following obstruction of a bronchus. Gas is resorbed from the lung parenchyma distal to the obstruction resulting in the collapse of the lung, with volume reduction and negative mass effect. Reference article This is a summary article; read more i...
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Pleural effusion (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Pleural effusions are collections of fluid within the pleural space. The term is usually reserved for collections of serous fluid and therefore excludes haemothorax, chylothorax, and pyothorax (empyema). Effusions may cause...
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Tension pneumothorax (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Tension pneumothoraces are pneumothoraces under pressure. If the pressure gets high enough, the pneumothorax can compress the heart and great vessels, and even cause cardiac arrest. Clinical presentation Presentation is u...
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Symptomatic pneumothorax (summary)

Pneumothoraces (singular: pneumothorax) are collections of gas within the pleural space. If the pneumothorax is under pressure, it is called a tension pneumothorax. Reference article This is a summary article; read more in our article on pneumothorax. Summary epidemiology a wide range of pa...
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Air-space opacification (summary)

Air-space opacification is a descriptive term that refers to filling of the pulmonary tree with material that attenuates x-rays more than the surrounding lung parenchyma. It is equivalent to the pathological diagnosis of pulmonary consolidation. Reference article This is a summary article; rea...
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Medical student cardiac pathology

Medical student cardiac pathology represents a core set of common pathology and imaging findings that is commonly seen on the wards, usually during medical, surgical or paediatric care blocks. They can include: cardiomegaly dilated cardiomyopathy coronary artery calcification common cardiac...
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Large bowel obstruction (summary)

Large bowel obstruction (LBO) occurs when there is mechanical obstruction of the large bowel and is often impressive on imaging on account of the ability of the large bowel to massively distend. This condition requires prompt diagnosis and treatment.  Reference article This is a summary articl...
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Chest x-ray: disability (summary)

Chest x-ray review is a key competency for medical students, junior doctors and other allied health professionals. Using A, B, C, D, E is a helpful and systematic method for chest x-ray review where D refers to disability and specifically fractures and dislocations. Reference article This is a...
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Knee joint effusion

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 02 Dec 2014
82% complete
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