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Vagal maneuvers
Posted by dkwinter
Mechanism Causes decreased SA node automatism Causes AV node suppression This treats PSVT
Vaginal bleeding Ddx
Posted by dkwinter
See also: Early Pregnancy Bleeding Hx Pre vs. postmenopausal Duration Amount Menstrual history Last menstrual period  
Vaginal discharge Ddx
Posted by dkwinter
Hx Amount Color Consistency Odour Duration Vaginal burning Pain Pruritus
Vaginismus
Posted by dkwinter
Caused by involuntary contraction of the perineal musculature. The underlying cause is psychological. Patients often have had strict religious upbringings in which sex was either not discussed or disccused in a negative fashion, or have had traumatic chi
Ventricular aneurysm
Posted by dkwinter
See also: Sequelae of MIA complication of anterior wall MI that can occur days to months after the initial infarctionPE     Akinesis of the involved portion of of the L ventricular wall     Ventricular arrhythmia
Ventricular free wall rupture
Posted by dkwinter
See also: Sequelae of MI Hx     Most commonly presents 3-7 days post-MI     The majority of cases occur after anterior wall MISx     Acute decompensation     Rapid-onset pul
Verapamil
Posted by dkwinter
Treats     Atrial fibrillation rate control     Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy improves diastolic relaxationNOT used for     Heart failure symptoms, as it is a negative inotrope
Viaderm KC Ointment
Posted by dkwinter
Viaderm KC Cream and OintmentGramicidin neomycin as sulphatetriamcinolone acetonide nystatinPresentationCream: 0.025% gramicidin, 0.25% neomycin, 100 000U nystatin, 0.1% triamcinolone acetonide, per gram.Ointment: 0.025% gramicidin, 0.25% neom
Visual acuity scale conversion table
Posted by dkwinter
US notation6 meter notationDecimal notationMARlogMARVAS20/106/32.00.5-0.3
Vitamin B12 algorithm at Eastern Health
Posted by dkwinter
Source: http://www.easternhealth.ca/Professionals.aspx?d=2&id=2010&p=1507  
Vitamin B12 deficiency
Posted by dkwinter
See also: Vitamin deficiencies Clinical features of VitB12 deficiencyAnemia especially showing oval macromytes, hypersegmented neutrophils and circulating megaloblasts in the blood filmHistory of autoimmune diseaseHistory of glo
Vitamin deficiencies
Posted by dkwinter
Vitamin DOsteomalaciaThiamine vitamin B1Beriberi or Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, which are characterized by neurologic and psychiatric symptoms, and are often seen in alcoholics or patients who have had weight loss surgery.