Medical Quiz: SBA – Answers

Question No. 1: Correct Answer – D Although a positive gram stain and culture of synovial fluid (SF) confirm the diagnosis of septic arthritis, the absence of organisms on gram stain or a negative subsequent culture does not exclude it. … Continue reading

Answer to Medical Quiz: Images

1. Acute ischemic stroke with right sided hemiplegia. 2. CT Scan finding: There was no evidence of infarct Dense left middle cerebral artery. Follow up MRI brain findings: Acute infarct in left fronto-parieto- temporal areas. There was also acute tempero-parietal … Continue reading

FROM THE DESK OF EXECUTIVE EDITOR

This peer reviewed journal is an assortment of different articles related to various disciplines of medical science. It welcomes original articles, review articles, meta-anlysis and systemic reviews,case reports from physicians and allied professions of different medical institutions from home and abroad. The … Continue reading

LETTERS TO THE EDITORS

Editor-in-Chief BIRDEM LIBRARY Ibrahim Memorial Diabetes Centre 122 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue Shahbagh, Dhaka-1000 Subject: About Journal. Dear Sir, I would like to inform you that North East Medical College is established with the approval of Ministry of Health and … Continue reading

BIRDEM NEWS

Tuberculosis (TB) and Diabetes Mellitus (DM) are two reciprocally related diseases and one can adversely affect the management of other. For a comprehensive management of TB-DM co-morbid patients, Bangladesh Diabetic Samity (BADAS) took an initiative under the name of BADAS-USAID … Continue reading

MEDICAL QUIZ Answer

Question No. 1 Regarding examination of aspirated synovial fluid it is TRUE that: A. It is the ‘gold standard’ for diagnosing septic arthritis B. Samples should be refrigerated if not analyzed immediately C. Fluid from any hot swollen joint must … Continue reading

MEDICAL QUIZ

A 62-year old hypertensive male admitted in ICU with altered level of consciousness and right sided weakness for 4 hours. There was no preceding headache, trauma or convulsion. On examination, he had pulse-90bpm, BP-140/80 mm Hg, GCS-E3, M-4, V-5=12/15 with … Continue reading

A Case of Pregnancy with Ebstein’s Anomaly

RUMAN Ua, CHOWDHURY TSb, NESSA Mc, SULTANA Rd, NARGIS Se   Abstract A 26- years old multigravida ,developed palpitation and dizziness at 30th gestational weeks and was got admitted in BIRDEM hospital. Her ECG showed ST-depression (anteriors) .Echocardiogram revealed severe … Continue reading