Hey you. Im a new blogger and if you found this blog interesting ..uhmm or even not :P , mind to leave a comment and help me improve ? Thankyou :)

Saturday, 28 April 2012

Facebook Free

Lol this wasnt a sudden urge . i was thinking about deactivating my facebook for quite a while now.  and then i thought why not try it for a week and write about if i felt any better. or does it makes no difference. so here. today 10.30 pm 28th April . im going facebook free. lol atleast for a while. lets  see what happens :P

Physical examintaion skills


How to read Chest Xrays:

Amazing Tutorial on how to read Chest Xrays:

Friday, 27 April 2012

Ways to Enhance Focus, Creativity, Productivity and Performance -

  Look for activities that either: (a) by their intrinsic nature, require an intense state of concentration for an extended period of time, or (b) are repetitive and deliberate, allowing you melt into that elusive “zone” state. So, trail-running, which requires intense observation, concentration and adjustment would be example of the first, while track running would be an example of the second. The point is, the right kind of physical activity can induce the relaxation-response state. And, over time that psycho-physiological training filters past health to business performance. Ask any top-level executive who runs every day and they’ll tell you. It’s not just about fitness, but about the effect on mindset and creation of the “edge.”

Wanna jump right in today?
Here’s a simple technique and to get you started with a very basic, accessible 10-minute daily seated practice.
  1. Find a quiet place
  2. Sit in a comfortable upright position with your hands on your knees
  3. Close your eyes and take 10 breaths, letting your exhale get longer and longe with each one
  4. Starting at a very gentle pace, begin to count backwards from 100 by threes, saying each number softly or just sub-lingualizing them with every inhale and exhale. So, for example, inhale and think and say 100, exhale, think and say 97, inhale, think and say 94 and so on. If you get a number wrong, just let it go, say the right one and move one.
  5. When this becomes easy or a few days or week in, pick up the pace a little bit until it becomes easy again. Then, bump the top number by 25 and keep practicing and bumping pace until it gets easy again. Keep at this until the whole practice takes about 20-minutes and give it a few weeks.
  6. Let go of any expectations and see what unfolds...we're all meant to suck at it in the beginning!

Thursday, 26 April 2012

Roux en y Gastric bypass

Roux en y bypass is a procedure done as bariatric surgery used to treat morbid obesity  or after gastrectomy done for gastric cancer!  the Roux-en-Y anastomosis looks like the letter Y; typically, the two upper limbs of the Y represent a proximal segment of small bowel and the distal small bowel it joins with (which is often a blind end), and the lower part of the Y the distal small bowel (beyond the anastomosis).

Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Quotes i lurvee !


Grades of dysphagia

I learnt something new that wasnt in my text book. thought to make a note of it here. These are grades or degrees of Dysphagia!

0 - Normal swallowing
1 - takes solid food but not normally.
2- semisolid food
3- liquid food
4- total obstruction

Monday, 23 April 2012

H. Pylori

Helicobacter : The culprit causing 80% of peptic ulcers and gastric adeno carcinoma , gastric Mucosa associated lymphoid disease  MALT and B cell lymphoma !  The latter two resolve on treatment while adenocarcinoma doesnt . So they are classifiesd as type 1 carcinogens!

 The Drugs we can use to COMBAT h pylori are

 C larithomycin
 O meprazole
 M etronidazole
 B ismuth salicylate
 A moxicillin
 T etracyclin

Gastric Acid Seretion

Here's a video  i found very helpful in understanding the mechanism. of gastric acid secretion and its relationship with peptic ulcer disease  ! Did you know you learn far more easily by watching videos than just reading it . :D