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Dopamine Pathways in the Brain (and schizophrenia) | Sketchy Medicine

There are 4 main dopamine pathways in the brain: Nigro-Striatal: substantial nigra to basal ganglia, involved in movement (what gets affected to cause EPS: tardive dyskinesia, akatisia) Meso-Limbic.

Maculopapular Childhood Rashes | Sketchy Medicine Love this website!

BUY THIS AS A STUDY CARD A kid without a rash just isn’t a kid. Chicken Pox Incubation: infective until crusted over Rash: vesicles on macules (dewdrops on rosepetals), Very pruritic!

The nephron is composed of distinct areas that are specific to regulating different electrolytes. An overview of nephron anatomy Loop diuretics: blocks the sodium/potassium/chloride transporter in ...

The nephron is composed of distinct areas that are specific to regulating different electrolytes. An overview of nephron anatomy Loop diuretics: blocks the sodium/potassium/chloride transporter in …

Nursing Med-Surg Class: Common post-op complications to monitor for (& know for testing purposes!) I love how the data is arranged! From Sketchy Medicine #Pharm #NursingPharmacology #MedSurg

Nursing Med-Surg Class: Common post-op complications to monitor for (& know for testing purposes!) I love how the data is arranged! From Sketchy Medicine

Drugs that increase GFR    Prostaglandin: vasodilator (afferent > efferent)  Angiotensin II: vasoconstrictor (efferent > afferent)  Norepinephrine: vasoconstrictor, increases blood pressure  ANP: afferent vasodilator, efferent vasoconstrictor  Drugs that decrease GFR    NSAIDs: afferent vasoconstriction  ACE Inhibitors: decrease efferent vasoconstriction  Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs): decrease efferent vasoconstriction

GFR should be mL& Calculating GFR – age) x lean body weight (kg) & sCr (umol& What determines GFR Renal blood flow: effective circulating volume, cardiac output Resistance to f…

Psych | Sketchy Medicine

Serotonin syndrome is a serious and life-threatening reaction caused by excess serotonin in the CNS. The classic triad Mental status changes (anxiety, restlessness, delirium, easy to startle) Auton.

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The jugular venous pulse/pressure (JVP) is a favourite topic on the wards! The jugular veins fill with blood and pulsate in relation to filling in the right atrium. Since the JVP correlates well wi…

femoral triangle Sup border - Inguinal Lig Medial - Adductor Longus Lateral - Sartorius

The femoral triangle is a convenient triangle where the femoral nerve, artery and vein pass from the abdomen to the leg.

Cephalosporins work much like penicillins, inhibiting peptidoglycan cell wall synthesis in bacteria.  Of course the issue is that they just keep making new cephalosporins and each generation is a little bit different in terms of its spectrum and whether it’s better at fighting Gram positive or Gram negative bacteria. Generally the newer the generation, the more broad spectrum and less Gram positive coverage.

Cephalosporins work much like penicillins, inhibiting peptidoglycan cell wall synthesis in bacteria (remember those sites of action and mechanisms?) Of course the issue is that they just keep makin…

Pulmonary Function Test patterns

Same old pulmonary function tests (PFTs) that we’ve all probably memorized countless times. The only thing to remember that is a little odd is that you can get a restrictive type pattern of t…

DANGER ZONE!!! (the cavernous sinus) | Sketchy Medicine

The danger zone on the face is a little triangle from the corners of the mouth up to the bridge of the nose. The reason it has such an epic name is because due to its venous drainage (from the faci…

Anesthesia basics... I can't wait to use this one day...

General anesthesia has a bunch of different steps: Pre-oxygenation/Pre-induction (some people don't count this as a step) Induction (putting them "to sleep") Maintenance (keeping them asleep) Emerg.

Types of sutures (and when to use them) | Sketchy Medicine

There are many types of sutures and they differ by size, material and needle. I made this handy chart to help remember how long each type of material lasts in the body and what it’s commonly …