Sodium, Potassium and Creatinine Abnormalities in Diabetic Ketoacidosis
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Sodium, Potassium and Creatinine Abnormalities in Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) is associated with a wide variety of metabolic abnormalities, and the most common ones are sodium and potassium irregularities. I will try to explain in brief, the sodium and potassium imbalances in DKA and their causes.  Due to excess glucose in the blood, which acts as an osmotically active substance at such…

Ankidroid for NEET PG preparation
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Ankidroid for NEET PG preparation

Ankidroid is a flash cards app that I have probably used the most for my NEET PG preparation. For those who are not familiar with flashcards, a flashcard is a card bearing information, as words or numbers, on either or both sides, used for revising and memorizing. One writes a question on one side and an answer overleaf. There are a lot of flashcard apps available in the play store and you can use any of them. Now this app is based on the principle of spaced repetition for revision. You can make your own flashcards in the app(so this app is of better use if you start a bit early). These flashcards are then repeated in the app on particular time intervals.

New York and New York University (NYU) : A Five Days Trip
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New York and New York University (NYU) : A Five Days Trip

The New York University and the city are places where people from all over the world can be seen. It is a mini world where everyone feels themselves as individuals and as part of whole. It’s a place where creativity is welcome in every form conceived. The tourist feels at home and the locals seem to be on the move. The young and not so young are the only distinctions of age. Concept of education, skill and livelihood can be appreciated only with liberated and open minds. It is a mini world, but out of the world.

An Open Letter to the Stressed Medico – in Context of the Recent Suicide of an MBBS Student
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An Open Letter to the Stressed Medico – in Context of the Recent Suicide of an MBBS Student

MBBS as a professional course is a highly demanding one – the pupils needs to go through some hard times. It is okay to have stress. Here is how to cope with it. Excerpts of my conversations with a stressed medical student.