Should ovaries be sacrificed during uterus removal operation (hysterectomy)?

Most hysterectomy operations also include removal of ovaries and this practice is going on for decades and probably no one knows who started this practice. The rational which is kept forward for removal of ovaries is that it will eliminate the risk of developing ovarian cancer. Read the rest of this entry

Salman Khan: Bollywood star denies driving ‘hit-and-run’ car – BBC News

Bollywood star Salman Khan has told an Indian court that he was not driving on the night he is accused of running over five men sleeping on a pavement, killing one of them.

The actor was charged with culpable homicide by the Mumbai court for the September 2002 hit-and-run incident.

Khan said his driver Altaf was driving the car when the crash occurred.

The actor is one of Bollywood’s biggest stars and has starred in more than 80 Hindi-language films. Read the rest of this entry

Calculation of potassium requirement?


Previously we discussed maintenance fluid requirements (link).  Today we will see how we can determine the amount of potassium requirement of our body.

2 Things to know before calculation of potassium requirement –

-Potassium requirement of body is 2 mEq / kg bodyweight.
-1 ml KCl is equal to  2 mEq of K+

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Which spelling is correct – maintenence or maintenance?


Which spelling is correct – maintenence or maintenance?

Answer – maintenance is correct

Which spelling is correct: kindergarten or kindergarden?

Which spelling is correct: kindergarten or kindergarden?

answer: kindergarten


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