Common Drug Doses

Drug Dose How Often Route Analgesia   Paracetamol 0.5 – 1 g QDS PO / IV Ibuprofen (”Brufen”) 400mg TDS PO Diclofenac (”Volterol”) 50mg BD PO / PR Codeine 30 – 60mg QDS PO...

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Common Drug Interactions

Introduction “Does it interact with any of my other medications doctor?”. I hear it every day. Usually several times. And most commonly from the person who is already taking 20 medications. And according to...

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Comparison and Summary of Types of Arthritis

Disease Location Examination Presentation Epidemiology Aetiology Investigations Treatment Osteoarthritis Hands, Hips, Knees Poly/ oligo / monoarthritis Pain on joint movement, reduced range of movements. ‘Squaring of the hand’ – deformity of the CMC joint...

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Comparison of Intracranial Haemorrhage

Comparison of Intracranial Haemorrhage Feature Subarachnoid Subdural Extradural Location The inner most layer around the brain tissue Between the dura mater and arachnoid mater The outermost layer, between the skull and dura mater Mechanism...

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Compartment Syndrome

Introduction Compartment syndrome is a condition that results from swelling of a muscle. The muscle is retained in its fixed volume fascia (its “compartment”), however, and thus the swelling of the muscle causes an...

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