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An Investigation Guide to Indian Medicine Practitioners

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About the Author   Dr. L. Mahadevan completed his Ayurvedic graduation BAMS from Chennai and did post graduation M.D., in Ayurvedic General Medicine from Government Ayurveda Collage, Trivandrum, with high academic credentials. He has travelled far and wide to spread this science. He has visited USA, Canada, South Africa, Hongkong and has conducted Ayurvedic seminars for medical professionals and non medical students. He does intensive ...

About the Author

 

Dr. L. Mahadevan completed his Ayurvedic graduation BAMS from Chennai and did post graduation M.D., in Ayurvedic General Medicine from Government Ayurveda Collage, Trivandrum, with high academic credentials. He has travelled far and wide to spread this science. He has visited USA, Canada, South Africa, Hongkong and has conducted Ayurvedic seminars for medical professionals and non medical students. He does intensive research in Vedic Neurology and Panchakarma. He has his practice in Derisanamcope (A village in Kanyakumari District, Tamilnadu) and in Chennai and he teaches clinical medicine to Ayurvedic Students. His classes in clinical medicine are unique in nature. He has brought major aspects of the science in audio visual presentation and published seven books on Ayurvedic.

 

Preface

 

Medicine is an ever-changing science. As new research and clinical experience broaden our knowledge, changes in treatment and drug therapy are required. The author and the publisher of this work have checked with sources believed to be reliable in this efforts to provide information that is complete and generally in accord with the standards accepted at the time of publication. However in view of the possibility of human error or changes in medical science, neither the authors nor the publisher nor any other party who has involved in the preparation or publication of this work warrants that the information contained here in is in every respect accurate or complete, and they disclaim all responsibility for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from use of the information contained in this work. Readers are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein with other sources. For example and in particular, readers are advised to check the product information sheet included in the package of each drug they plan to administer to be certain that the information contained in this work is accurate and that changes have not been made in the recommended dose or in the contra indications for administration. This recommendation is of particular importance in connection with new or infrequently used drugs. This book is written for ayurvedic registered medical practitioners only.

 

Contents

 

Hematological values

12

A) Complete Haemogram

12

Haematocrit

12

Hemoglobin

12

RBC

13

MCHC

13

MCV

13

Reticulocyte Count

14

WBC

15

Monocyte

15

Neutrophils

15

Platelet

16

Blood Smear

16

The presence of sickle cells may indicate

20

ESR

20

Prothrombin time

21

Torch screen

21

CPK

22

CRP

22

Allergy test

23

Liver function tests

25

Bilirubin

25

ALP

25

GGT

26

ALT

26

AST

27

Protein

27

Albumin

28

Globulin

29

Hepatitis

31

HBSAG

31

HCV

31

Anti-HCV (HCV Ab)

32

Anti-smooth muscle antibody

32

Alpha fetoprotein

32

Ammonia - Blood

33

Diabetic profile

34

FBS

34

PPBS

34

RBS

34

GTT

34

Insulin

35

HBAIC

36

C Peptide

36

Digestive profile

37

Amylase

37

Anemia profile

37

Ferritin

37

Iron

38

TIBC

38

Serum folic acid

39

Arthritis profile

39

RA factor

39

Uric acid

40

ASO

41

HLAB27

41

ANA

41

Complement component

46

Normal results

47

Causes

48

C-Anca measurement (C-Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies

(C-Anca) Measurement)

49

Cardiac profile

50

Lipid profile

50

Cholesterol- HDL

50

VLDL

50

CPK

51

CK-MB

51

Cardiolipin antibody

51

T 4

52

T 3

53

FT 4

53

FT 3

54

TSH

54

AMA [Anti Microsomal Antibody]

55

ATG

55

Growth hormone test

56

Acth blood test

57

Parathyroid hormone

58

Tuberculosis

59

Sputum examination in TB

59

Quantiferon-TB gold in-tube test

59

Serum cortisol

60

Renal profile

60

Bun

60

Urea

60

Creatinine

61

Phosphorous

61

Serum Magnesium

62

Electrolyte value

63

Sodium

63

Pottassium

64

Chloride

65

Vitamin D ( Hydroxy vitamin D3 )

66

Vitamin B12

66

Food sources

67

AIDS

69

CD3 /CD4 /CD5

69

Cancer profile

70

Prostrate

70

PSA

70

CA- 125

70

Cea blood test (Carcinoembryonic antigen blood test)

70

Ace blood test

71

Hormone profile (Infertility)

73

FSH

73

Testosterone

73

LH

74

Prolactin

75

Anti-Mullerian Hormone

75

DHEAS

75

Typical normal ranges for females are

76

Urine

76

Catecholamines

76

Creatinine

77

Urinary Micro Albumin

77

Fever profile

77

Dengue fever testing

77

QBC malaria test

80

Leptospira igm antibody test

81

Clinical significance

82

Chikungunya

82

Chikungunya IGM

83

Coombs test

84

HCG Blood test - Quantitative

85

Lower-than-normallevels may indicate:

86

Pregnancy test

86

Blood culture

87

Acetylcholine receptor antibody (Blood)

88

Aldosterone and Renin

88

Valproic Acid

88

Lithium

89

24 Hours urine

92

Chloride - urine test

94

Ketones urine test

95

Urine culture

96

24-Hour urine protein

97

HCG in urine

99

Stool guaiac test

99

Stool culture

101

Sputum stain for Mycobacteria

104

Urine common test

105

Urine test results

105

Semen analysis

108

Scrotal doppler

110

A testicle ultrasound is done to

110

Possible causes of abnormal results include

110

Bone scan

111

Testing blood glucose level in house

112

Method of testing blood

112

Testing blood

112

Uroflometry

113

Pulmonary function test

113

Kidney - Ureter - Bladder radiography

113

Barium Enema

114

Barium Swallow

114

Upper GI and small-bowel series

115

Paranasal sinus radiography

116

Chest Radiography

116

Selected clinical Implications of chest X-ray films

118

Renal Ultrasonography

118

Thyroid Ultrasonography

120

Doppler Ultrasonography

120

Colonoscopy

123

Risk

123

Direct Laryngoscopy

123

Echocardiography

123

Ultrasonography of the Pancreas

124

Ultrasonography of the Liver

124

Ultrasonography of Gallbladder and Biliary System

124

Ultrasonography of Abdominal Aorta

124

Ultrasound of the Abdomen & Pelvis

124

Polysomnography

125

Throat swab culture

128

Bence-jones protein - quantitative

130

Pap Smear

131

Myelogram

133

Coronary Angiogram

134

Arthroscopy

135

Thyroid scan nuclear scan

138

Fine Needle Aspiration of the Thyroid (FNAC)

139

Holter Monitor ( h)

140

Synovial Fluid Analysis / Joint Fluid Analysis; Joint Fluid Aspiration

142

Bone Marrow Aspiration

144

Flow Cytometry

147

CT Scan

148

CT with contrast or CTA

149

CT

149

MRA

150

MRI scan

150

Comparison between eT and MRI- Brain

153

CT - Brain

153

MRI- Brain

153

MRI of Spine

154

MRI/ MRA

155

NCS (Nerve conduction study)

155

EMG (Electromyo graphy)

156

EEG (Electroencephalogram)

157

Carotid Ultrasound

159

 

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Item Code: NAK506 Author: Dr. L. Mahadevan Cover: Paperback Edition: 2014 Publisher: Ayurvedic Educational and Charitable Trust Language: English Size: 9.5 inch x 7.0 inch Pages: 160 Other Details: Weight of the Book: 270 gms
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