Cardiac Output

Hello everybody. Once again, welcome. We are going to discuss another important physiological concept which is cardiac output. So what is actually cardiac output? And what is it’s important? It measures the ability of the heart to pump enough blood to the different organs. How do we measure the cardiac output? So it is the volume of blood ejected from […]

Osteomyelitis – Causes & Symptoms – Bone Infection

Today we are going to talk about Osteomyelitis Right We’ll talk about its pathology as well as its relevant clinical medicine Right So, first of all, what is meant by osteomyelitis Osteo means bone myelos mean bone marrow Right, Itis mean inflammation So, what is osteomyelitis? Inflammation of bone and bone marrow Right, so what is osteomyelitis? Inflammation of bone […]

Normal heart sounds

If you put a stethoscope over the chest, you’ll usually hear something that sounds like lub dub, lub dub, lub dub, which repeats over and over again, with each cardiac cycle, or heartbeat. Now, the question is, where does this sound come from? Normally, blood is constantly moving through the four chambers of the heart- coming through the veins into […]

Google filed a Patent for Needle-Free Blood Drawing Device.

Google has filed for a patent for a needle-free blood draw device that can be incorporated into a wearable, such as a smartwatch, and monitor blood glucose levels. Many Diabetes patients have to regularly monitor their blood glucose levels and administer insulin. They need to do the test three times everyday. Currently this test requires the individuals to draw blood […]

Medical Coding Ejection Fraction Diagnosis

Q: [Ejection Fraction] What is an ejection fraction? Can I code an ejection fraction of 0% as with occlusion? A: Now, ejection fraction just happens to be part of a cardiology aspect as well. You have ejection fractions for your gallbladder but you also have ejection fraction as most commonly known for cardiology. It’s pretty exciting. When I saw this […]

Portal hypertension – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Learning medicine is hard work, Osmosis makes it easy. Portal hypertension means increased blood pressure in the hepatic portal system or portal venous system. Most commonly, this happens because of hepatic cirrhosis, which is when the liver tissue is replaced by fibrotic functionless tissue. Now, the portal venous system comprises of the portal vein and its tributaries, namely the Splenic […]

Prezcobix a Prescription Medication Used to Treat HIV Infection in Adults – Overview

Prezcobix is a prescription medication used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in adults. It is a single product containing 2 medications: darunavir and cobicistat. Darunavir belongs to a group of drugs called protease inhibitors. It works by decreasing the amount of HIV in the blood. Cobicistat belongs to a group of drugs called pharmacokinetic enhancers. Cobicistat helps to […]

Diflucan A Prescription Medication For Fungal Infections

Diflucan, the brand-name form of fluconazole, is a prescription medication used to treat fungal infections. It is also used to prevent fungal infections in people with a weak immune system. Diflucan belongs to a group of drugs called azole antifungals, which work by inhibiting a fungal enzyme needed for the fungus to grow. This medication comes in tablet and oral […]