Items tagged “medical students”
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Rule of 4 of the brainstem
The rule of 4 of the brainstem was devised by Peter Gates, an Australian neurologist, in 2003 in order to simply explain the anatomy of the brainstem and basis of brainstem stroke syndromes to the non-neurologist and medical student 1-3. This article summarizes Gates' four rules, associated impo...
Intracranial hemorrhage (summary)
This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Intracranial hemorrhage refers to bleeding within the intracranial cavity and is, therefore, a catch-all term which includes parenchymal (intra-axial) hemorrhage and the various types of extra-axial hemorrhage including, su...
Investigation of hemoptysis (summary)
This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists. Hemoptysis is the coughing up of frank blood or blood-stained mucus/pus from the lungs and it is an important indicator of pathology. Careful assessment of history, clinical examination and investigations will help elicit ...
Cholelithiasis and choledocholithiasis
Published 29 May 2018