Approach to Headache

The presentation is on headache, one of the most common symptoms we encounter in general medicine and neurology. This presentation will cover the approach to headache in a clinical setting. The main objectives are to learn about the causes and classification of headache, the pertinent history and physical examination for a patient presenting with headache,…

A Clinical Approach to Pediatric Heart Murmurs

A Clinical Approach to Pediatric Heart Murmurs. When evaluating a heart murmur, the most important thing to determine is whether the murmur is innocent or pathologic. The majority of cardiac murmurs in children are innocent, with no underlying heart defect. However, it is important to identify pathologic murmurs that are a manifestation of cardiac abnormalities….

Thrombophilia

I’m Mya Mae Tho, registrar from the Department of Hematology, Singapore General Hospital. Thrombophilia is a hypercoagulable state, which may lead to pathogenic thromboembolism. It can be due to heredity or acquired conditions resulting in loss of balance between natural coagulants and anticoagulant proteins. Some of the thrombophilic conditions can lead to occurrence of recurrent…