Rheumatic Heart Disease – At A Glance

It was one of the major causes of death in 1960s, but now the incidence is declining, even though it prevails more in developing countries. Importance of this disease lies on the risk of developing recurrent attacks which can lead to heart failure, therefore prophylaxis is a crucial aspect of…

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Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) In Children

DKA is considered as one of the paediatric emergencies.  This occurs as a complication of diabetes mellitus and in children, it usually occurs following type 1 DM.  Pathogenesis Deficiency of insulin         ↓ Hyperglycemia, resulting from Increased gluconeogenesis from fat and proteins Glycogenolysis        …

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Neonatal Resuscitation – At A Glance

This is one of the core topics of Neonatalogy, which should be known by all to reduce the mortality and morbidity. Neonatal resuscitation takes place after delivery of a new borne. If time permits, you can introduce yourself to the mother and tell her that you are going to take…

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Neonatal Breast Hypertrophy

I would like to share with you all, a presentation on "Neonatal Breast Hypertrophy" that I presented at Bangabandhu Memorial Hospital (BBMH), Chittagong, Bangladesh. You can download the presentation from here. 

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Perinatal Asphyxia / Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy

It is an insult to the fetus or newborn infant due to lack of oxygen (hypoxia) and/or a lack of perfusion (ischemia) to various organs Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy H  : Lack of oxygen I   : Lack of perfusion E  : Damage to various organs Incidence : 1 – 1.5% in…

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