Monthly Archives: October 2011

November AIIMS 10 days express revision tips.

November AIIMS entrance exam is just 13 days away, and it is time to start an express revision schedule.Since most of you maybe writing this exam as a stepping stone to All India PG 2012, it is good to complete …

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Two quotes from Einstein which has inspired millions

Imagination is more important than knowledge – Albert Einstein Imagination has no limits.It is a very sad fact that people who have knowledge fail to inspire others by planting ideas in their minds. In the medical profession only a few …

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No common entrance test for medicine PG in 2012

After a long and anxious wait, the central government has decided not to conduct common entrance test for PG seats in medicine in 2012. The reasons cited are the lack of resources and expertise needed for conducting such a huge …

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Prerequisite for drugs to be eliminated by dialysis

Drugs eliminated by dialysis have the following features Low molecular mass<500da High water solubility Low plasma protein binding Small volume of distribution Long half life High dialysis clearance relative to total body clearance Drugs which can be cleared by dialysis …

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Body Mass Index latest values to determine obesity.

Body mass Index Underweight – <18.5 Normal – 18.5-24.9 Overweight >25 1.Preobese 25-29.9 2.Obese 1 -30 -34.9 3.Obese 2 – 35 -39.9 4.Morbid obesity >40 WHO has set some recommendations for Asians(to reduce the Obesity limit due to higher cardiovascular …

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Developmental milestones in a child

Draws a vertical line – 2 year Draws a circle – 3 years Become aware of his/her sex- 3 -4yrs Draw a cross or plus sign – 4years Draw a Rectangle – 4 years Draw a triangle – 5 years …

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