It’s Friday. Boggle your brain with FFFF challenge and some old fashioned trivia. Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 281
Paracetamol is a hard overdose to understand. There I said it. I’m no longer going to feel bad when I have to sit down and work this one out.
Physiology Philes: Draw a diagram of the changes in systolic and diastolic pressure as blood flows through the systemic circulation BSCC Examination question
Physiology Philes: Draw a Frank Starling curve and list the factors that affect contractility of the ventricle. BSCC Examination question
Tetanus MCQ Q1. Which of the following is true for the tetanus vaccine? A. Every traveller should be up to date.B. No one should have more than 6 shots in their lifetime.C. Reactions are less likely to occur the more you have.D. A tetanus vaccine should only be given to highly contaminated wounds regardless or […]
The Box Jellyfish is found in the Northern waters of Australia. It has a ferocious reputation having been responsible for a number of deaths in Australia with the majority of recent deaths in children.
Ticks are arachnids that obtain blood for nourishment. There are over 70 species in Australia but only three that cause paralysis: Ixodes holocyclus (almost always the culprit). Ixodes cornuatus and Ixodes hirsti.
White-tailed Spiders are fund throughout Australia and wrongfully been accused of causing necrotic lesions on the skin. We now how evidence that this is not the case and a painful bite with red mark is the typical presentation.