Forensic Pathophysiology

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Fatal Anaphylaxis: Mortality Rate and Risk Factors.

2017 Sep - Oct;5(5):1169-1178. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2017.06.031.<p>1Department of Paediatric Allergy, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom; …

Biomedicine

Lessons for management of anaphylaxis from a study of fatal reactions. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>The unpredictability of anaphylactic reactions and the need for immediate, often improvised treatment will make controlled trials …

PubMed

#COPD Pathophysiology of exacerbations #Medicine #Pulmonology #Pneumology http://t.co/0LPeDISD7d

Obstrucitive lungj disease from bronchial hyperresponsiveness and air trapping, basis of #copd and #asthma, let me explain: #medicine #neumology #FOAMed #MedEd #medicalillustration #illustration #USMLE #ENARM #2MIR18 #medstudent #medstudentlife #science #anatomy #pathophysiology https://t.co/l2AKAPfqO0

Congestive heart failure #pathophysiology #cardiology #neumology #medicine #FOAMed #FOAM #MedEd #medicalillustration #illustration #USMLE #ENARM #2MIR18 #medstudent #medstudentlife #primarycare #familymedicine #internalmedicine #medicalresidency #emergencymedicine https://t.co/iD8lVoBNZW

Abdominal pain: Differential diagnosis

In this illustration you can find 4 different possible diagnosis from their typical location and presentation. Remember to identify signs of …

Pain

Acute failure and pulmonary edema by @theplaguemd https://t.co/IaaBwQfrYE

Pericarditis: Presentation, pathology and EKG

If it was ever difficult to remember pericarditis you have come to the right place. The following illustration revises the clinical data from the …

Pathology

DVT and pulmonary embolism

The following illustration summarises the events of the most feared complication of a deep vein thrombosis: Pulmonary embolism. What are some signs …

Physiology

Sepsis and Septic Shock from the legend @theplaguemd #FOAMed #FOAMcc #sepsis @sepsisUK https://t.co/vnuUDRWN3W

Heart failure due to atrial fibrillation

Here’s the sequence of events that lead to heart failure and symptoms in a patient with atrial fibrillation. Symptoms occur specially when oxygen …

Biomedicine

Aortic dissection pathophysiology and presentation

Clinical presentation and pathophysiology, with basic tratment choices, of a patient in which suspect aortic dissection. Check it out!<p>Remember this …

Physiology

Cardiac arrest by cardiac tamponade

Remember:<p>Sometimes cardiac arrest is secondary to something.<br>• This is usually because something interferes with the mechanics or metabolism of the …

Compress

Cardiac arrest by pulmonary embolism

<b>Tips to remember:</b><p>PE is considered the most feared complication of DVT.<br>• A pulmonary artery, or several depending on how proximal is the eomblus …

Medicine

Neutrophils kill the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis using trogocytosis

by Frances Mercer, Shek Hang Ng, Taylor M. Brown, Grace Boatman, Patricia J. Johnson <i>T</i>. <i>vaginalis</i>, a human-infective parasite, causes the most common …

Life Sciences

Doctor—your septic patients have scurvy!

🔪 #Grossgnosis Chronic & Acute Supurative Pyelonephritis+mark dilated Pyelocaliceal System, hydronephrosis and Lithiasis (EndStageRenalDisease) 745 grs. This is the end (it’s a song from The Doors 2) result of many renal diseases whether they are GN, vascular or CPN #pathology https://t.co/3O1aiEDn4R

Heart Failure: Pathophysiology

• Heart failure (HF)­ is defined as the inability of the heart to provide sufficient output to meet the metabolic demands of the body.<br>• Heart failure …

Typical Community Acquired Pneumonia

Community acquired pneumonia (CAP) is an acute infection of the lung parenchyma acquired outside of the hospital or less than 48 hours after hospital …

Rhabdomyolysis

Rhabdomyolysis is the breakdown of muscle tissue with release of intracellular contents such as myoglobin into the bloodstream. The condition usually …

Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) refers to increased pressure in the pulmonary circulation. It develops when pulmonary vessels become constricted and/or …

How Does the Flu Actually Kill People?

One Sunday in November 20-year-old Alani Murrieta of Phoenix began to feel sick and left work early. She had no preexisting medical conditions but …

Portal hypertension: pathophysiology, diagnosis and management.

2015 Jan;45(1):16-26. doi: 10.1111/imj.12590.<p>1Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Eastern Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.<p>Abstract<p>Portal …

Environmental extremes: origins, consequences and amelioration in humans.

2016 Jan;101(1):1-14. doi: 10.1113/EP085362. Epub 2015 Oct 16.<p>1Extreme Environments Laboratory, Department of Sport & Exercise Science, University of …

U.S. Cold Snap: What Do Bitter Temperatures Do to the Human Body?

Experts weigh in on how to safely weather the severe cold enveloping much of the country.<p>Thinking of taking a jog in the cold weather gripping much of the country? You may want to read this.<p>Subzero temperatures can do a number on your body in short order. According to experts, a wind chill of -50°F …

Weather

Learn pulmonary hypertension with a Medcomic

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) refers to increased pressure in the pulmonary circulation. It develops when pulmonary vessels become constricted and/or …

Medicine

NHS England approves use of National Early Warning Score (NEWS) 2 to improve detection of acutely ill patients

The score, often placed on the <b>chart at the end of the patient’s bed</b> but also used in digital forms, is used by doctors and nurses to record vital …

Current Treatment for Venom-Induced Consumption Coagulopathy Resulting from Snakebite

1. Kasturiratne A, Wickremasinghe AR, de Silva N, Gunawardena NK, Pathmeswaran A, et al. (2008) The global burden of snakebite: a literature analysis …

Necrotizing Soft

The hallmarks of necrotizing fasciitis are friable superficial fascia, gray exudate without pus, and widespread tissue destruction. The infection is …