Summary of Anaemias

  Microcytic Type Aeitology Clinical features Investigations Management Iron Deficiency Anaemia Blood loss: GI bleeding (peptic ulcer, diverticulitis), Menorrhagia, hookworm (developing countries) Poor Diet Malabsorption – Brittle hair + nails – Atrophic glossitis –...

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Summary of Congenital Cardiac Abnormalities

Introduction Cardiac abnormalities in children are predominantly congenital. Cardiac abnormalities are the largest group of congenital defects Epidemiology 8 per 1000 children have a significant congenital cardiac abnormality 1 in 10 still births have...

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Summary of ECG Abnormalities

This summary of ECG abnormalities is part of the almostadoctor ECG series. For a more in depth explanation of ECG abnormalities, see ECG abnormalities. To learn about the basic principle of an ECG, see Understanding ECGs...

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Summary of Headaches

  Headache Characteristics Duration Fequency Mechanism Treatment Tension ¬† Tight band feeling, stress, low mood ¬†-Diffuse, ache,dull – Worse on touching scalp, agg by noise -Associated with tension – Depression may co- exist –...

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Summary of Milestones

  GROSS MOTOR VISION + FINE MOTOR HEARING + SPEECH SOCIAL NEWBORN Limbs flexed Symmetrical posture Head lag Startles to loud noises 6 WEEKS Follows moving object or face by turning head. (3M) Smiles...

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