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Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS)

Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome

Ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome (OHSS) is the most serious consequence of induction of ovulation. It may occur after stimulation of the ovaries into superovulation with drugs such as human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) and human menopausal gonadotrophin. It is rare with clomifene except in polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Grades and associated clinical features: Mild OHSS Abdominal bloating. Mild abdominal pain. Ovarian size usually <8 cm. Moderate OHSS …

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CAP 6: Breathlessness


1. Spontaneous Pneumothorax By definition spontaneous pneumothoraces occur in the absence of any trauma (including iatrogenic causes) to the chest wall. Primary spontaneous pneumothoraces occur in people with no underlying lung pathology. Secondary spontaneous pneumothoraces occur in patients with pre-existing lung parenchymal or pleural pathology (e.g. asthma, lung carcinoma). All patients with secondary pneumothoraces should be admitted and, unless specifically …

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Obstetrics & Gynaecology – Short Answer Questions (SAQ)

Obstetrics & Gynaecology SAQ Questions FCEM

I have found the following Obstetrics and Gynaecology questions. If you have any more questions, you want to share, kindly drop me a line. Question 1 A 20 year old female presents with pyrexia, lower abdominal pain and offensive vaginal discharge. Give 5 signs or symptoms that are suggestive of PID. What investigations would you perform in the ED? You …

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SAQ – Practice Paper 1

FCEM Short Answer Questions

Question 1: A 64-year-old female is brought in to the Emergency Department by ambulance feeling generally unwell. She collapsed at home. Her family says that she has been complaining of feeling generally weak and has severe abdominal pains. She has a background of autoimmune hepatitis and her medications included Prednisolone, Azathioprine and Ramipril. The ambulance crew found her to be …

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