Overview of Child Development

Introduction This article contains a bit of background info about normal child development. For info on milestones, please see: Gross Motor milestones Fine motor and visual milestones Social, Emotional and Behavioural milestones Hearing, speech...

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Overview of Diuretics

Managing diuretics It is common for a patient on diuretics to become hypokalaemic. This is dangerous because it predisposes to arrhythmias. It may also precipitate encephalopathy in those with liver failure. You can reduce...

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Overview of Hearing Loss

Introduction Hearing loss can be: Sensorineural Conductive  Mixed Hearing loss is quantified by audiological assessment and the production of an audiogram which quotes air and bone hearing thresholds in dB. Sensorineural hearing loss pathology...

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Overview of Heart Murmurs

Overview of Murmurs – Click for full size Eponymous signs of aortic regurgitation Name Sign Austin Flint Murmur Mid-diastolic murmur in the absence of mitral stenosis Becker Sign Accentuated Retinal Artery Pulsation Corrigan’s Sign...

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