A step by step guide to performing ankle-brachial pressure index (ABPI) measurement in an OSCE setting.
Category: General Surgery
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Abdominal X-rays (AXRs) are a commonly performed radiological investigation that you’ll be expected to be capable of interpreting . Therefore before hitting the wards as doctors it is essential that you develop the ability to interpret abdominal x-rays.
A succinct explanation of hernias, including anatomy of the inguinal canal, causes and management. We also discuss ways to clinically differentiate direct and indirect inguinal hernias.
Confused about stomas? Can’t tell an ileostomy from a colostomy? This guide provides a succinct overview of the different types of stomas, including how to differentiate them clinically.
An overview of compartment syndrome, discussing the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, investigations and management strategy.
Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are one of the few truly preventable medical emergencies. This article discusses AAA’s covering symptoms, signs, investigation & management.
A comprehensive guide to the clinical features, diagnosis and management of pancreatic cancer, complete with an anatomy and physiology recap.
When a junior surgical trainee is asked, “Which suture would you like for skin?”, a common...
A down-to-earth guide to the inferior vena cava, including snippets of anatomical wisdom, clear diagrams and real life radiological and surgical anatomy
A down-to-earth guide to the abdominal aorta, including snippets of anatomical wisdom, clear diagrams, and real life radiological and surgical anatomy
Everything you ever wanted to know about the diagnosis and management of hepatocellular carcinoma – the sixth commonest cancer worldwide