Home Tags General surgery

Tag: general surgery

Acute intestinal obstruction

Primary Survey: Short History Pain (site, character, duration, severity), vomiting, distention, absolute constipation. Look for features of strangulation obstruction Physical Examination: Check heart rate, blood pressure, temperature, respiratory rate,...

Ileostomy Formation and applying stoma bag

First of all anticipate the cases where we may have to make an ileostomy like typhoid perforation. Tuberculosis peritonitis and trauma patients. Pre-operative counseling of...

Pneumothorax and its management

Pneumothorax means "air" in the pleural space. Pathology   1. Chest Trauma 2. Spontaneously occurs in Chronic bronchitis. Emphysema. Bronchial asthma. Carcinoma. Lung Abscess Clinical Features Sudden onset of unilateral pleuritic chest pain and increasing...

Mastitis and breast abscess

It is the inflammation of breast tissues.  Most commonly involved organism is Staph. aureus.  It mostly occurs in lactating mothers.  Infection from infant mouth...

Peripheral Vascular Trauma

Types of Injuries Penetrating Trauma Mechanasim Stab Wound Low velocity bullet wounds Blunt Trauma Mechanasim Motor vehicle accidents Falls from Heights These injuries may or may not be associated with bony fractures...

Shock and its management

It is a clinical state characterized by hypotension, tachycardia, cold & clammy extremities and excessive sweating due to decreased perfusion at the cellular level. ...

Acute cholecystitis

It is an acute inflammation of the gallbladder.  Infection may be mild to moderate.  The condition usually resolves with conservative management, but may lead...

Differential Diagnosis of Inguinal Hernia

  Undescended testis The presence of a groin mass or underdeveloped hemiscrotum with absent testis on the affected side. Inguinal hernia is also associated with fully developed...

Acute abdominal pain

Evaluation of a patient with acute abdominal pain requires careful history, physical examination by skilled physician, in conjunction with selective diagnostic testing.  Common causes...

Burns and their management

Primary Survey: Initial Assessment:   Mechanism of injury, inhalational injury; CO poisoning, associated injuries, patient’s age, and previous state of health, pre-hospital treatment. Physical examination:   Airway, Breathing, Circulation. Removal of...

Stay Connected

4,125FansLike
376FollowersFollow
3,021FollowersFollow