Monthly Archives: October 2012

Ondine’s curse and primary alveolar hypoventilation

Ondine’s curse maybe a familiar phrase to you, after going through the respiratory system topics.When I came across this story in my PG entrance book, I wanted to know more about Goddess Ondine and Ondine’s curse. Ondine was a water …

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Mannings score and Bishops score

The three most important scores in Obtetrics are Mannings score,Bishops score and APGAR score. Mannings score/Biophysical Profile(BPP) The components of Biophysical profile are: Non Stress Test(NST) Amniotic Fluid Index Foetal breathing movements Foetal gross body movement Fetal tone Modified BPP/Vintzileos …

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Ventricles in the brain

What is a ventricle in the brain? The ventricles of the brain are a communicating network of cavities filled with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and located within the brain parenchyma. Which are the ventricles? The ventricular system is composed of 2 …

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Lymphnode levels of neck

The neck is divided into 6 areas called Levels. The levels are identified by Roman numeral, increasing towards the chest. Level I: Submental and submandibular nodes Level Ia: Submental triangle Level Ib: Submandibular triangle Level II: Upper jugular nodes Level …

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