Saturday, December 11, 2010

The buccinator muscle


The buccinator muscle
is attached to the sphenomandibular ligament
is supplied by the facial nerve
is pierced by the parotid duct
is not used in chewing
is pierced by a branch of the mandibular nerve

The maxillary artery


The maxillary artery
arises in the parotid gland
supplies Wood to the lower teeth
is lateral to the sphenomandibular ligament
ends immediately deep to the lateral pterygoid muscle
supplies blood to the nasal cavity

The thyroid cartilage

The thyroid cartilage
lies at the level of the third cervical vertebra
articulates with the cricoid cartilage by fibrous joints
has the vocal folds (true vocal cords) attached to it
has the isthmus of the thyroid gland anterior to it
forms the lateral wall of the piriform fossa

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Emergency Medicine, Pulmonary Emergencies


Pulmonary Emergencies
Created By: Mubbashir Iftikhar
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Which of the following is the MOST common effect of pregnancy on an asthma patient?
An improvement in respiratory function
An exacerbation of asthma symptoms
A decrease in asthma symptoms
A worsening in overall respiratory function
An increase in maternal complications and perinatal mortality
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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Colorectal Surgery, MCQs



Colorectal MCQs
Created By: Jeffrey John
One Best Answer 2009-08-24 09:14:20
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Question 1 : A 17-year-old female model presents to the emergency room with a 1-day history of lower abdominal pain. On examination she is most tender in the right lower quadrant (RLQ) and also has pelvic tenderness. White blood cell (WBC) count is 13,000 and temperature is 100.6°F. A provisional diagnosis of uncomplicated appendicitis is made and laparoscopic appendectomy is offered. 1. Regarding laparoscopic appendectomy which of the following is TRUE?
It can be performed safely with minimal morbidity compared to open technique.
Length of hospital stay is longer than with open technique.
Procedure cost is less than with open technique.
Return to full feeding is less than with open technique.
Wound complication rate is greater with open technique.
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Medicine, MCQs



Infectious Diseases
Created By: Amy Gordon
One Best Answer 2009-08-24 10:02:11
3 Ratings

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Question 2 : A 70-year-old patient with long-standing type 2 diabetes mellitus presents with complaints of pain in the left ear with purulent drainage. On physical exam, the patient is afebrile. The pinna of the left ear is tender, and the external auditory canal is swollen and edematous. The peripheral white blood cell count is normal. The organism most likely to grow from the purulent drainage is
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Draining system
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Staphylococcus aureus
Candida albicans

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Obstetrics, MCQs



General Obstetrics
Created By: Mubbashir Iftikhar
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Question 1 : After an initial pregnancy resulted in a spontaneous loss in the first trimester, your patient is concerned about the possibility of this recurring. An appropriate answer would be that the chance of recurrence
Depends on the genetic makeup of the prior abortus
Is no different than it was prior to the miscarriage
Is increased to approximately 50%
Is increased most likely to greater than 50%
Depends on the sex of the prior abortus

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