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Wellens Syndrome

Wellens syndrome - learn how to recognise this sign of critical LAD occlusion, with some great ECG examples from the LITFL ECG library.
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Sgarbossa Criteria

Myocardial infarction diagnosis in the presence of left bundle branch block (LBBB) or ventricular paced rhythm. Sgarbossa Criteria
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Mallampati Score

The Mallampati Score is a grading system based on the visualisation of the pharyngeal structures during laryngoscopy. A study of 210 patients confirmed the degree of difficulty in seeing three pharyngeal structures (uvula, soft palate and faucial pillars) as an accurate predictor of difficulty when using direct laryngoscopy.

Hunt-Hess Scale

Description The Hunt-Hess Scale is a graded scale used to predict the rate of mortality based solely on the clinical features seen in a patient presenting with an aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage. Grade Characteristic Mortality Rate1,2 0 Unruptured aneurysm without symptoms…
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Tolosa-Hunt syndrome

Tolosa-Hunt syndrome: severe unilateral periorbital headache and ophthalmoplegia resulting from a non-caseating granulomatous inflammation of the cavernous sinus and/or superior orbital fissure.
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Rovsing sign

Rovsing sign (1907): In acute appendicitis, palpation of the left lower quadrant may elicit pain in the right lower quadrant. Niels Thorkild Rovsing (1862-1927)
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Charles Bonnet syndrome

Charles Bonnet syndrome: Visual hallucinations in psychologically normal elderly people and most commonly associated in individuals with visual impairment .