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How to treat a Scorpion sting

How to treat a Scorpion sting

Scorpions hunt usually at night and use their sting against the prey or predator, both. Every scorpion contains venom (usually neurotoxic), however not all are deadly for adult humans but…

How to Stop or Control Hirsutism

How to Stop or Control Hirsutism

Hirsuitism refers to the abnormal growth of hairs in women. This can either be the development of dark and coarse hairs in areas where women have fine hairs or in…

Acute tonsillitis medication and management

Acute tonsillitis medication and management

This post is not meant to be an alternate to expert doctors advice. It’s intended to be a discussion forum for doctors regarding best medicine for their patients and variable…

BP 160/90, female patient 45 years old

BP 160/90, female patient 45 years old

This post is part of case discussion section for informing and improving the patients management. Scenario Patient seen in rural area with limited resources specially medicines and lack of in…

Do eye drops expire

Do eye drops expire

Eye drops are pharmacological compounds which are available in liquid form for direct usage on eyes instead of systemic medicines. Benefit? well this way maximum medicine is available directly to…

Glucose Fever

Glucose Fever

Glucose fever refers to the high grade fever resulting from hyperglycemia (or glucose infusion usually). In this article, we’ll discuss the common condition in which we can find the glucose…

First Ebola victim in Pakistan – Fake Rumor

First Ebola victim in Pakistan – Fake Rumor

Sorry to ruin your evening, the new is fake. Yes you heard it right, the news about the “Trusted” media and “trusted” website probably ran by kids who don’t know…

Thrombolytic vs Fibrinolytic vs Anticoagulant agents

Thrombolytic vs Fibrinolytic vs Anticoagulant agents

There is sometimes confusion among medical students that what’s the difference between the thrombolytic agents, fibrinolytic agents and the anticoagulants and which drugs or agents perform each of these actions….

Drugs used in VT and SVT

Drugs used in VT and SVT

This post simply summarizes drugs used in ventricular tachycardia and supra-ventricular tachycardia. Note: this post is meant to give a brief quick review for when to use amiodrone, verapamil, lidocaine…

Pollen allergy season in Islamabad, Pakistan

Pollen allergy season in Islamabad, Pakistan

March and April are the months of pollen allergy in Islamabad, Pakistan. The influx of patients to the emergency department with aggravated asthma in these months is too high. P.I.M.S…