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Thursday, April 20

  1. page Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia edited ... Lympohcytosis + thrombocytopaenia 1 Treatment Management Non-Pharmacological Observatio…
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    Lympohcytosis + thrombocytopaenia
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    TreatmentManagement
    Non-Pharmacological
    Observation (Rai 0-II)
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    Rituximab (anti-CD20 mAb)
    Radiotherapy
    ManagementFollow-up
    Patients should be followed closely for three months with physical examination and Full Blood Examination. Thereafter they should be monitored at 3-monthly intervals.
    Complications
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  2. page Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia edited ... Acute Myeloid Leukaemia Reactive lymphocytosis (ie infection - eg Epstein-Barr Virus) Treat…
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    Acute Myeloid Leukaemia
    Reactive lymphocytosis (ie infection - eg Epstein-Barr Virus)
    TreatmentManagement
    Non-Pharmacological
    Fluid resuscitation
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    Broad Spectrum Antibiotics
    Allopurinol or Rasburicase (to reduce uric acid formation)
    ManagementFollow-up
    Patients with ALL should be closely monitored for recurrence of disease and complications of disease or treatment.
    Complications
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Wednesday, February 1

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Saturday, November 12

  1. page Lithium edited ... Benign T-wave changes on ECG Polydipsia Mnemonic LITHIVM: Lethargy Increase Weight Tremo…
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    Benign T-wave changes on ECG
    Polydipsia
    Mnemonic LITHIVM:
    Lethargy
    Increase Weight
    Tremor, Teratogen
    Hyperthyroidism or Hypothyroidism
    Insipidus
    Vomiting and Nausea
    Metallic Taste

    Toxicity
    Mild-moderate
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  2. page Antipsychotics edited ... Conduction abnormalities (rare) - Quetiapine, Clozapine Cerebrovascular events (rare) Mnemo…
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    Conduction abnormalities (rare) - Quetiapine, Clozapine
    Cerebrovascular events (rare)
    Mnemonic SHE WAS ME:
    Sedation
    Hypotension
    Extra Pyramidal Side Effects
    Weight gain
    Anticholinergic
    Sexual Dysfunction
    Metabolic Sydrome (Olazapine)
    Endocrine (Prolactinaemia)

    Contraindications
    CNS depression of any cause (clozapine)
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Thursday, November 10

  1. page Amenorrhoea edited ... Differential Diagnosis Primary Pregnancy – amenorrhoea, context, nausea, breast development…
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    Differential Diagnosis
    Primary
    Pregnancy – amenorrhoea, context, nausea, breast development
    Genetic Disorders (eg Turner's Syndrome) - abnormal development and stature (varies), abnormal chromosomes
    Secondary
    Pregnancy – amenorrhoea, context, nausea, breast development
    Hyperthyroidism – weight loss, heat intolerance, insomnia, irritability, bulging eyes, tachycardia, diarrhoea, enlarged neck
    Anaemia/ Malnutrition/ Anorexia Nervosa – fatigue, diarrhoea, nausea, weight loss
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Wednesday, November 9

  1. page Newborn Assessment edited ... Adduct Hips and Flex Knees Look from the end of the bed to assess whether the knees are exact…
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    Adduct Hips and Flex Knees
    Look from the end of the bed to assess whether the knees are exactly next to each other. This is an assessment of leg lentgth.
    14.Mouth
    Rewash hands
    14.Mouth
    Using the little finger feel the palate of the mouth
    Look for a tongue tie.
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Monday, November 7

  1. page vaginal discharge edited ... Chemical Irritation - Vulvovaginal erythema, often recurrent, dysuria Foreign Body (eg toilet…
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    Chemical Irritation - Vulvovaginal erythema, often recurrent, dysuria
    Foreign Body (eg toilet paper, tampon) - Odour, vaginal spotting
    Bacterial vaginosis - grey/white or yellow discharge with fishy smell, clue cells
    Sexually Transmitted Infection - Pruritus, dysuria, cellulitis (staphylococcus or streptococcus)
    Gonorrhoea - Greenish yellow discharge
    Chalmydia - Mucopurulent discharge
    Trichomoniasis - Greenish yellow, frothy vaginal discharge with a strong odour

    Child Abuse - Suggestion of Sexually Transmitted Infection, vague medical complaints, aggressive or oversexualised behaviour
    Candida Infection - oedema, pruritis, discharge that looks like cottage cheese
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