Central Nervous system (CNS) / Head and Neck Mnemonics

1. Mnemonics : Contents of the Cavernous Sinus @ Our Teacher Overlooked My Correct Answers.
Oculomotor Nerve (CN III)
Trochlear Nerve (CN IV)
Ophthalmic Nerve (V1)
Maxillary Nerve (V2)
Carotid artery
Abducent Nerve (CN VI)

2. Mnemonics: Bones of the skull: @  Person Tired Of Studying Fails Everytime.
 Parietal (2) , Temporal (2) i.e. Paired
 O- Occipital (Unpaired)
 S- Sphenoid (Unpaired)
 F- Frontal (Unpaired)
 E- Ethmoid (Unpaired)

Oral Histology Slides - Papilla of tongue, Maxillary sinus, Parakeratinised epithelium, Vermillion border of lip, Serous and Mixed gland, Bone, muscle and Fat cells

Here are some of  the histologic slides of various tissue preparations of oral cavity and maxillary sinus prepared in the Department of Oral Pathology, College of Dental Surgery(CODS) , BPKIHS Dharan Nepal

1. Serous Gland
Salivary glands consists of secretory end pieces called acini which may either be of serous nature or mucuous nature. Some mucous acini are found to be capped by serous cells giving a bonnet or crescent shaped appearance which gives rise to the structures called demilunes.

CNS, MSK and Special Senses MCQs

1.Pain is conducted by?
A - alpha fibres
A - beta fibres
A - gamma fibres
A - delta fibres

2. Hunger center of brain is ?
Stria nigra
Frontal lobe
Temporal lobe
None of the above

MCQs on Gastrointestinal system, Hepatobiliary system and Metabolism

# In jaundice, there is an unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia which is most likely due to :
A. Hepatitis
B. Cirrhosis
C. Obstruction of bile canaliculi
D. Increased breakdown of red cells

# Bilirubin is conjugated with which of the following ?
A. Glycine
B. Glutamine
C. Acetyl CoA
D. Glucuronic acid

MCQs on Amalgam restoration

1. Conventional dental amalgam alloy contains:
a. Silver, tin, copper and zinc
b. Silver , mercury, copper and zinc
c. Silver, tin , palladium and zinc
d. Silver, copper, iridium and mercury

MCQs on Complete Dentures : Impression Procedures

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# In making a final impression for a complete denture, the most important area of the impression is :
A. Ridge area of maxilla and buccal shelf of mandible
B. Lingual border area of mandible
C. Junction of hard and soft palate of maxilla and distolingual area of mandible
D. Mid palatal area of maxilla and ridge of the mandible

# The stabillity of a mandibular complete denture will be enhanced when:
A. the level of occlusal plane is above the dorsum of the tongue
B. the tongue rests on the occlusal surface
C. the lingual contour of the denture is concave
D. the posterior teeth on the denture have a broad buccolingual width

Treatment Modalities of Leukemia

Most feared blood borne Cancer Leukemia is not incurable, however it takes the survivor so close to death that its scars takes years to heal. 

There are more than 15 million Cancer survivors under the age of 21 in United States alone. With increasing research in anti-cancer drugs and early detection of the disorder, it has been possible to reduce the fatalities due to Cancer and Leukemias in the recent few years.

Must Watch Movies for Students

Movies are the greatest sources of knowledge in today's world. About one-third of our knowledge is derived from what we have seen in movies or on television, that could go up to around fifty percent for the movie freaks like me. 

But not all movies are worth watching. You would not like to waste you 2 hours of life by watching something which will make you regret later for watching that bullshit. Here I have compiled a list of movies which are definitely worth watching and could have a great impact on the rest of your life. Everyone will love these movies irrespective of their age, but I recommend that every Student watch all of these. Make sure you watch the IMDB ratings and reviews before watching in case you are doubtful that you may not like it.

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) on Vitamins : Biochemistry

Some important review MCQs on Vitamins. The answers are highlighted in red.

1. Which Vitamin is the most indispensable during mitosis?
a) Folic acid
b. Ascorbic acid
c. Pantothenic acid 
d. Aspartic acid

Diagnostic Criteria Of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders

A week long PBL (Problem Based Learning) session on the Topic of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders was conducted from 25th January to 31st January 2016. 

Medical Mnemonics and some techniques of mnemonics

Medical Jargons and Pathophysiologies of infinite number of diseases and syndromes, anatomical relations and all the loosely linked facts and figures seem almost impossible to assimilate unless we use mnemonics.

BDS Syllabus of Nepal : Curriculum of B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences ( BPKIHS )

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Bachelor of Dental Surgery is a five and a half year course in Nepal including one year compulsory rotatory internship.