A 44 year old builder presents with weakness over the past 48 hours. A neurological exam reveals the following (N=normal): Upper Limbs Lower Limbs Right Left Right Left Tone N reduced N N Power (MRC) 4/5 4/5 3/5 4/5 Coordination N N N N Sensation Fine touch Proprioception N N N N N N N [...]
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A medical student is practising for her OSCE exams on the ward… She examines a 19 year old female patient admitted with asthma on the medical assessment ward for revision purposes. The patient has a past medical history she has the occasional migraine, and eczema. The observations are as follows. BP 128/70 Pulse 98 regular [...]
The following weeks will represent the culmination of years of hard work by medical students over the past 1-5 years. Revision patterns have been changing and increasingly medical students are approaching final examinations preparing for them using web based MCQ, OSCE and video guides. For the first time, resources like podcasts and the like have [...]