January 2018

Informed Consent — agreement or permission accompanied by full information on the nature, risks, and alternatives of a medical procedure or treatment. Comgetent Individual – A person who is mentally capable of understanding the nature of the procedure and associated risks who has reached the age of consent. Sterilization –…

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Combined management: Combined management is a comprehensive care, with the involvement of more than one specialty for the patients requiring complex care. Patient will be admitted under the Most Responsible Physician who will be able to provide the maximum care to the most significant presenting symptoms of the patient.

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Ischemic chest pain of at least 15 minutes duration, and unrelieved with sublingual nitroglycerine (2 times).
ECG evidence of Acute Myocardial Infarction (1- 2 mm ST segment elevation in two contiguous leads or new onset of complete left bundle branch block.
Thrombolytic therapy should be given within 12 hours (preferably < 4 hours) of onset of chest pain that is consistent with myocardial infarction .In case of recurrence or persistence  of chest pain the period can be extended to 24 hours.

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Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a disease includes deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) and is a significant potential health complication for hospitalised patients. Serious adverse outcomes may occur, including an increased risk of recurrent thrombosis, morbidity from post thrombotic syndrome or death.

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To provide guidelines for staff to follow when patients are unable to be responsible for caring for
their own possessions temporarily or permanently. And to protect patients possessions from theft or loss.

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    Normal immunoglobulin   HUMAN NORMAL IMMUNOGLOBULIN: Indications: Replacement therapy in: Primary immunodeficiency syndromes such as: congenital agammaglobulinaemia and hypogammaglobulinaemia. common variable immunodeficiency. severe combined immunodeficiency. Wiskott Aldrich syndrome. Myeloma or chronic lymphatic leukaemia with severe secondary hypogammaglobulinaemia and recurrent infections. Children with congenital AIDS and recurrent infections. Immunomodulation….

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Radiology Preparations IOHEXOL: Indications: It is an X-ray contrast medium for use in adults and children for cardioangiography, arteriography, urography, phlebography and CT-enhancement. Lumbar, thoracic, cervical myelography and computed tomography of the basal cisterns, following subarachnoid injection. It is also indicated for arthrography, endoscopic retrograde pancreatography (ERP), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography…

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General anaesthesia Several different types of drug are given together during general anaesthesia. Anaesthesia is induced with either a volatile drug given by inhalation or with an intravenously administered drug; anaesthesia is maintained with an intravenous or inhalational anaesthetic. Analgesics, usually short-acting opioids, are also used. The use of neuromuscular…

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Local anaesthesia Local anaesthetic drugs act by causing a reversible block to conduction along nerve fibres. The drugs used vary widely in their potency, toxicity, duration of action, stability, solubility in water, and ability to penetrate mucous membranes. These variations determine their suitability for use by various routes, e.g. topical…

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Emergency treatment of poisoning   Prevention of absorption Given by mouth, activated charcoal can bind many poisons in the gastro­intestinal system, thereby reducing their absorption. The sooner it is given the more effective it is, but it may still be effective up to 1 hour after ingestion of the poison—longer…

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