High Yield

High Yield Microbiology for exams

Simplified version of important Microbiology points that you need in Medical School. Facultative Intracellular Salmonella, Nesseria, Brucella, Mycobacterium, Listeria, Francisella, Legionella, Yersinia. [Some Nasty Bugs May Live FacultativeLY.] Obligate Intracellular Rickettsia, Chlamydia. Can’t make own ATP [Stay inside (cells) when it is Really Cold.] Bacterial Growth Lag Phase                 Initial Phase (only 1 lag phase) […]

Must know adverse effects in Pharmacology

List of all the important adverse effects of different common drugs that are usually asked in exams and also essential in our clinical practise. Agranulocytosis Clozapine, Chloramphenical Aplastic Anemia Chloramphenicol NSAIDs  Benzene       Atropine-like Side Effects Tricyclics Cardiotoxicity Doxorubicin    Daunorubicin Cartilage Damage in Children Fluoroquinolones (Ciprofloxacin & Norfloxacin) Cinchonism Quinidine Cough ACE […]

High Yield General Pathology

All the high yield facts from general pathology that are usually asked in examsUSMLE STEP 1, Medical Council exams. Reversible Cell Injury • swelling of cell organelles and entire cell • dissociation of ribosomes from endoplasmic reticulum • decreased energy production by mitochondria • increased glycolysis → decreased pH → nuclear chromatin clumping Irreversible Cell […]

Important Muscles origin, insertion, innervation & action for exams

 Origin, Insertion, Innervation and Action of commonly asked muscles of our body. Abductor magnus [Hamstring part] Origin: Ischial tuberosity Insertion: adductor tubercle of femur Innervation: tibial part of sciataic nerve (L4) Action: extends thigh Abductor magnus[Adductor part] Origin: Adductor part: Inferior ramus of pubis and ramus of ischium Insertion: Gluteal tuberosity, linea alba, medial supracondylar […]

List of common tumors, pathogens, causes and disorders

List of the most common tumors, causes, most common pathogens, most common disorders, etc. Most Common Primary Tumor arising from the bone in adults Osteosarcoma Most Common Adrenal Medullary Tumor Pheochromocytoma: 5 P’s: ↑ Pressure; Pain (Headache); Perspiration; Palpitations; Pallor/Diaphoresis Most Common Adrenal Medullary Tumor Children Neuroblastoma Most Common Agent of severe viral encephalitis Herpes […]

High Yield Classification of Drugs

Drugs with their corresponding class according to their actions. Classification of drugs which are important for all. Antisera and Immunoglobulins Antisera (from Horse) Tetanus antitoxin (ATS) Gas gangrene antitoxin (AGS) Diphtheria antitoxin (ADS) Antirabies serum (ARS) Antisnake venom polyvalent Immuneglobulins (Human) Normal human gamma globulin Rho (D)immuneglobulin Tetanus immuneglobulin Rabies immuneglobulin Hepatitis-B immuneglobulin Ectoparasiticides 1. […]

High Yield Anatomy Mnemonics

Simple and fun anatomy mnemonics that will make anatomy easier to remember. Carpal Bones “She Looks Too Pretty; Try To Catch Her” -Scaphoid -Lunate -Triquetrium -Pisiform -Trapezium -Trapezoid -Capate -Hamate Tarsal Bones “Tiger Cubs Need MILC” -Talus -Calcaneus -Navicular -Medial cuneiform -Intermediate cuneiform -Lateral cuneiform -Cuboid Axillary Artery Branches “SomeTimes Life Seems A Pain” -Superior […]

Notes on General Physiology

Notes for medical students on general physiology. Physiology is defined as the Study of nature. Human Physiology Study of all the processes that make the human body a living being. Homeostasis A process of maintenance of the nearly constant internal environment. Coined by Sir Walter Cannon, an American Physiologist. Extracellular fluid (ECF) It is approx. […]

High yield hallmark findings for USMLE Step 1

Collection of 100+ important findings that are high yield for a medical student. This is important for USMLE Step 1 or other equivalent exams. 2 types of COPD Pink Puffer  è Type A: Emphysema Blue Bloater è Type B: Bronchitis Emphysema- Centroacinar-smoking; Panacinar – α1-antitrypsin deficiency 45 Degree Branch Points Aspergillosis Acanthocytes RBSc w/ spiny […]

Scroll to top