Microbiology

Microbiology Full Quick Revision

Gram positive stain Gram Positives Stain Purple (violet-blue) because of their thick Peptidoglycan layer   UTI-causing microorganisms KEEPS: Klebsiella Enterococcus faecalis/ Enterobacter cloacae E. coli Pseudomonas aeroginosa/ Proteus mirabilis Staphylococcus saprophyticcus/ Serratia marcescens   Gram+: bacterial cell wall· Gram+ has: +hick pepidoglycan layer. +eichoic acid in wall.   Klebsiella details You tell the patient: “Get… Continue reading Microbiology Full Quick Revision

LifecareMedi (MediQuest)

Medical Mystery: Stabbing Headache and Ptosis

What’s the diagnosis? A 54-year-old, right-handed man presented with a 2-week history of stabbing headache, located at the right frontal and temporal regions. Headache intensity was quantified by the patient as 10 out of 10 and was associated with an excruciating ocular pain and right ptosis. The patient was a former smoker who quit 10… Continue reading Medical Mystery: Stabbing Headache and Ptosis

Medicine · Pharmacology

Name the Drug??

Question: This is a side effect of a drug. This drug has beta blocker-like and potassium channel blocker-like actions on the SA and AV nodes, increases the refractory period via sodium- and potassium-channel effects, and slows intra-cardiac conduction of the cardiac action potential, via sodium-channel effects.   Name the drug.????   ANSWER: Amiodarone is described as… Continue reading Name the Drug??