Dr. P K Gupta was born and brought up in the small hill town of Dehradun, in the foot hills of Himalayas. His early education was in St. Thomas High school followed by him graduating to MBBS from the third oldest medical college in India, the famous SN Medical College Agra. He pursued his residency […]

CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE The ASAM Clinical Practice Guideline on Alcohol Withdrawal Management Guideline Committee Members (alpha order): Anika Alvanzo, MD, MS, DFASAM, FACP Kurt Kleinschmidt, MD, FASAM Julie A. Kmiec, DO, FASAM George Kolodner, MD, DLFAPA, FASAM Gerald E. Marti, MD, PhD William F. Murphy, DO, MS, DFASAM Carlos F. Tirado, MD, FASAM Corey Waller, […]

P E R R O E T I T I F O N N & O I T I N G R E C O Table of Contents 1. Cardiology a. Coronary Artery Disease 1 b. Congestive Heart Failure 2 c. Valve Disease 3 d. Cardiomyopathy 4 e. Pericardial Disease 5 f. Hypertension 6 g. […]

WRITING A PSYCHIATRIC CASE HISTORY General Instructions: This model case history is quite comprehensive. Most case histories are under 10 pages (size 10 font). Number of pages do not necessarily translate to a better mark. Reading this model case history, one will have an excellent understanding of the patient’s history, development, current situation and presentation. […]

History taking in Psychiatry & Mental StateExaminationDr. Janaka Pushpakumara Department of Psychiatry FMAS/RUSL History taking in Psychiatry IllnessHealthy person PatientHome Hospital Heath Care SystemHealthy person PatientRHome x Hospital RxProcess of Management?Ex In PsychiatryMost of the diagnostic information coming from the History and Observation of patients’ appearance and behaviour.Very Important History taking in Psychiatry Personal Data:Name, […]

MENTAL STATUS EXAM The Mental Status Exam (MSE) is an assessment of the individual’s current state of mind. It assesses the range, quality, and depth of perception, thought processes, feelings, and psychomotor actions. Direct observation of the individual is required for the completion of the MSE. The observation occurs before, during and after the formal […]

The mental status examination (MSE) is based on your observations of the client. It is not related to the facts of the client’s situation, but to the way the person acts, how the person talks, and how the person looks while in your presence. A mental status examination can be an abbreviated assessment done because […]

Covid Update 324HOW WILL THE PANDEMIC END? Effective Vaccine and or Effective anti viral Drug remain the keys to ending any pandemic. HIV was defeated using an effective antiviral. While Small pox was eradicated using a vaccine. Flu pandemic ended even without either of two. How will Covid End? Will rich and mighty win this […]

The new england journal of medicineClinical PracticeCaren G. Solomon, M.D., M.P.H., Editor Paul K. Drain, M.D., M.P.H.This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the author’s clinical recommendations.A 38-year-old […]

Advantages or usefulness of My classification of Narcissism into Normal Narcissism, Abnormal Narcissism & Pathological Narcissisms : Narcissistic traits or Narcissism are also seen among persons with Hysteronic PD, Paranoid PD, ASPD, Hypomaia, Mania, ‘Average/low-average Intelligent persons’ who are the children of Parent/s with NPD or who are living in a pathologically Narcissistic environment or […]

Version-4 December 2021 COVID-19 MANAGEMENT PROTOCOL FOR HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS ACME AsiaED Collegium of Medical Education DCCET COVID 19 RT-PCR POSITIVE SYMPTOMATIC PATIENT 1) Management of any COVID 19 patient mandates the Health Care Personnel (HCP) to be in full Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) 2) Asymptomatic COVID 19 patient management involves strict containment, isolation and observation […]

[Downloaded free from http://www.indianjpsychiatry.org on Thursday, December 26, 2019, IP:] CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES Clinical Practice Guidelines for Management of Sexual Dysfunction Ajit Avasthi, Sandeep Grover, T S Sathyanarayana Rao1 Department of Psychiatry, PGIMER, Chandigarh, 1Department of Psychiatry, JSS Medical College Hospital, JSS University, Mysore Participants of the Expert group on CPG for management of […]

IS MENTAL ILLNESS A GROUND FOR DIVORCE ? Dr Harish Shetty ( Dr Harish Shetty is a Psychiatrist at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital ) 1 Delhi High Court recently annulled a marriage on the grounds that mental illness was not disclosed before the nuptials. 2 This Judgement has many ramifications but cannot be generalised […]

The international journal of science / 13 January 2022 COVID is here to stay: countries must decide how to adapt The Omicron variant has laid bare the need to live with a disease that throws up an ever-changing set of challenges. For those who had hoped that 2021 would be the year that put the […]

Important points from the lecture by Dr Nitin Shah on 13th Jan 2022 on covid-19 latest vaccinations As far as the booster dose is concerned giving killed vaccine after two primary doses of killed vaccine gives 3.5 times rise in neutralizing antibodies, whereas giving COVAVAX/Nova wax as a booster will give 8 times rise in […]

Advisory on Purposive Testing Strategy for COVID-19 in India (Version VII, dated 10thJanuary 2022)Scope: This advisory on COVID-19 testing strategy is for: Early detection of symptomatic cases for quick isolation and care. Early detection of infections in elderly (>60yr) and individuals with co-morbidities (diabetes,hypertension, chronic lung or kidney disease, malignancy, obesity etc) for quick care.Spectrum […]

Revised discharge policy is aligned with the COVID-19 clinical management protocol, guidelines for home isolation of mild COVID-19 cases and advisory on Covid-19 testing strategy issued by Ministry of Health & FW. Mild cases of COVID-19Mild cases admitted to a COVID Care Facility or under home isolation will undergo regular health monitoring. The patient shall […]

Published by Department of Health & Family Welfare, Govt of West Bengal (modified on 04.01.22) LABORATORY CONFIRMED COVID 19 PATIENT All asymptomatic patients. Comorbid patients with no symptoms (prioritise to control the comorbid state) Mild symptoms (low fever, dry cough, anosmia, ageusia, nasal block, sore throat, weakness, diarrhea, myalgia etc) with Fever No signs of […]

Have you ever considered walking out of the clinic and not looking back? Then you’re not alone. According to a 2021 non-clinical physician careers report, one in five physicians are thinking about leaving their primary jobs in medicine for a career outside of the clinic. Here’s a brief examination of why doctors are leaving their […]

Why do older people need to talk more….? A Doctor once told me, that I must talk more when I am retired and old, because there is currently no way to prevent the memory loss . Talking more, may be the only way. There are at least three advantages, if the elderly people talk more. […]

Covid Update 315Early Omicron Trends & FAQ TimelineIndia witnessed the first case of Omicron on 2 December 21. Since then, cases have risen rapidly, especially in the last 7 to 8 days. Short Doubling PeriodAs of 4 January 22, there were 1892 cases of Omicron across 23 states and UTs. Out of which, 766 have […]

Dr Jacob john & Nk Arora etall spoke yesterday & following is the summary. 1.Probably delta plus virus is the last major mutation that occurred at the human levelDelta plus used to cause syncytia pathological formation in the lungs that resulted in multinucleated cell which incited more damage of lungs and in turn hypoxia,fibrosis and […]

What will I Learn? Learning Objectives By the end of this lesson you would learn about.. Is This Lesson For Me ? If you are carrying out any of the following responsibilities, then this lesson is for you • Indications of oxygen therapy • Oxygenation Targets • Types of Oxygen Devices • Ventilation strategies • […]

Normal Narcissism, Abnormal Narcissism & Pathological Narcissisms : Narcissistic traits or Narcissism are also seen among persons with Hysteronic PD, Paranoid PD, ASPD, Hypomaia, Mania, ‘Average/low-average Intelligent persons’ who are the children of Parent/s with NPD or who are living in a pathologically Narcissistic environment or Narcissistically brain washed by close person/s with Narcissistic PD, […]

A SILENT TRAGEDY There is a silent tragedy that is unfolding today in our homes and concerns our most precious jewels: our children.Our children are in a devastating emotional state! In the last 15 years, researchers have given us increasingly alarming statistics on a sharp and steady increase in childhood mental illness that is now […]

Key points The use of antipsychotics in patients with BPD can be useful for anger, impulsivity, aggression, and cognitive–perceptual disturbances.Lamotrigine can be helpful for affective instability in mild-to-moderate BPD patients.Omega-3 fatty acids can decrease depression, suicidality, and affective instability.The clinical approach from the Handbook of Good Psychiatric Management is that psychotherapy is the primary treatment.Limiting […]

There is tremendous debate about what constitutes evidence for neural plasticity. Perhaps the most unambiguous evidence is when training increases the thickness or volume of neural structure. It has been demonstrated that sedentary older adults who engage in aerobic exercise can delay shrinkage in prefrontal cortex, an area maximally sensitive to age-related volumetric shrinkage. In terms […]

Government of India Ministry of Health & Family WelfareRevised guidelines for Home Isolation of mild /asymptomatic COVID-19 cases 1. BackgroundOver the past two years, it has been seen globally as well as in India that majority of cases of COVID-19 are either asymptomatic or have very mild symptoms. Such cases usually recover with minimal interventions […]

Published by Department of Health & Family Welfare, Govt of West Bengal (modified on 04.01.22) LABORATORY CONFIRMED COVID 19 PATIENT 1. All asymptomatic patients. 2. Comorbid patients with no symptoms (prioritise to control the comorbid state) 3. Mild symptoms (low fever, dry cough, anosmia, ageusia, nasal block, sore throat, weakness, diarrhea, myalgia etc) with  […]

Researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) of McGill University examined the effects of aging on neuroplasticity in the primary auditory cortex, the part of the brain that processes auditory information. Neuroplasticity refers to the brain’s ability to modify its connections and function in response to environmental demands, an important process in […]

The ears, nails, forehead, scalp, and oral cavity could all be unusual parts of the human body to show subtle indications of CVD. Therefore, it may be a good idea to keep an eye out on these areas for certain signs that might indicate heart disease. Death rates for coronary heart disease in the United […]

NEW AGE ANTIVIRAL IN NON-HOSPITALIZED ADULT PATIENTS WITH COVID-19**For the treatment of adult patients with COVID-19, with Spo2 >93% and who have high risk of progression of the disease including hospitalization or death. SARS-CoV-2 virus has been evolving since its discovery and reasoning for the National emergency since March 2020. The current strains are highly […]

secureservercdn.net/ 2 Omicron infection enhances neutralizing immunity against the Delta variant 3 Khadija Khan1,2#, Farina Karim1,2#, Sandile Cele1,2, James Emmanuel San3, Gila Lustig4, Houriiyah 4 Tegally3,5, Mallory Bernstein1, Yashica Ganga1, Zesuliwe Jule1, Kajal Reedoy1, Nokuthula Ngcobo1, 5 Matilda Mazibuko1, Ntombifuthi Mthabela1, Zoey Mhlane1, Nikiwe Mbatha1, Jennifer Giandhari3, 6 Yajna Ramphal3, Taryn Naidoo1, Nithendra Manickchund6, Nombulelo […]

See discussions, stats, and author profiles for this publication at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/333885688 Anxiety Disorders in Adolescents Article in Psychiatric Annals · June 2019 DOI: 10.3928/00485713-20190507-04 CITATIONS READS 0 32 4 authors, including: Anh Truong Baylor College of Medicine 7 PUBLICATIONS 39 CITATIONS SEE PROFILE Some of the authors of this publication are also working on these […]

Numbers — Read on snmcalumniagra.com/numbers/ Dr B.S Yadav (43 Batch) Psychiatrist 9837380074 Delhi Gate Agra 2 Maj Pramod Krishn Ashthana ( 49 B) 9319053547 3 Dr H. S Asopa (51 Batch) Senoir Most Surgeon 9837059232 Asopa Hospital Agra 4 Dr M C Gupta (52 Batch) Senior Most Physician 9837028866 Sahitya Kunj M.G Road Agra 5 […]

Different Strokes Pearls of Wisdom in Clinical Psychiatry Editors Dr Arabinda Brahma Dr George V Reddy An IPS Publication 1 Dr Naren P Rao Different Strokes Different Strokes 2 Different Strokes Pearls of Wisdom in Clinical Psychiatry An IPS Publication Editors Dr Arabinda Brahma Dr George V Reddy Dr Naren P Rao Publication Committee Indian […]

Autumn/Winter 2021In this editionThe Long View of Medical PsychotherapyTrainee Voices Book Reviews Events and notices Page 3 Page 4Page 6 Page 7 Page 9 Page 24 Page 31 Page 34 Page 40 Page 42ContentsEditor’s welcomeMessage from the Faculty Vice Chair, Jessica YakeleyMessage from the Academic Secretary, Maria Eyres Message from the SAC Chair, William Burbridge-James […]

Autumn/Winter 2021 In this edition Trainee Voices Book Reviews Events and notices Page 3 Page 4 Page 6 Page 7 Page 9 Page 24 Page 31 Page 34 Page 40 Page 42 Contents Editor’s welcome Message from the Faculty Vice Chair, Jessica Yakeley Message from the Academic Secretary, Maria Eyres Message from the SAC Chair, […]

Circulation AHA/ACC CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE 2021 AHA/ACC/ASE/CHEST/SAEM/SCCT/ SCMR Guideline for the Evaluation and Diagnosis of Chest Pain: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines Writing Committee Members* Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, Chair†; Phillip D. Levy, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, Vice Chair†; Debabrata […]

1 Agranulocytosis is not the only medically serious potential adverse effect of clozapine. There are three other important ones. It can also cause intestinal ileus, seizures, and myocarditis. Mnemonic for the four: SIAM It is absolutely essential that if we ever prescribe clozapine or see patients who are on clozapine, we should be aware of […]

Issue 9 shorturl.at/djowB First 3 early bird entries will get exciting prizesCase 8: Psychiatrist alleged of negligently administering Haloperidol in an alcoholic pa

[Downloaded free fromMedical Jousting: Think Well Before Speakingwhat Is MedIcal JoustIng?The historical meaning of jousting is to be engaged in a sporting contest in which two opponents on horseback fight with lances.[1]In modern times, making derogatory remarks on a coworker/ colleague is called jousting. When such comment/criticism is made by a medical professional on the […]

Parallel Pandemic of 2020 Dr Arabinda Brahma Dr George V Reddy Dr Sujit Sarkhel Editors Dr Arabinda Brahma Dr George V Reddy Dr Sujit Sarkhel Publication Committee Indian Psychiatric Society Parallel Pandemic of 2020 (A Publication by Publication Committee, Indian Psychiatric Society) Editors Dr Arabinda Brahma Dr George V Reddy Dr Sujit Sarkhel First Edition: […]

The Stalwarthttp://doi.org/10.18231/j.tjp.2019.035M. Sarada MenonSiva Anoop YellaPostgraduate, Dept. of Psychiatry, Institute of Mental Health, Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, Telangana, India*Corresponding Author: Siva Anoop YellaEmail: anoop180@gmail.comAbstractDr. M. Sarada Menon is the first woman psychiatrist in India internationally reputed Psychiatrist, and passionate about rehabilitation who held the post of Superintendent of the Institute of Mental Health, Chennai for […]

Ethics and Medical Registration Board (ERMB), which operates under the National Medical Commission (NMC), has recently developed certain recommendations that set out the punishment of physicians for causing the death of innocent people as a result of gross medical negligence or reckless treatment. This article throws light on the principles to safeguard physicians from unfair […]

Critical Care Asia Also in this Issue Ll£:/.ffeifilu; ftu[iif ( – :/’,;~ ”J i]JJJ ~ – : .,(fHm. ,f ,, A Publication of Critical Care Education Foundation ,-m:. t mias April-Sept, 2003 Volume 1 Issue 2 Editorial . . . The First “Claris International ·- Critical Care Achievement Award” : l; .: -” Oration was […]

Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia: Prevalence and Patient Impact Supraventricular tachycardias (SVTs) are a group of conditions that produce elevated heart rates of >100 bpm at rest due to altered electrical activity in or above the His bundle.1,2 As a subgroup of SVT, PSVTs are characterised by sporadic episodes of regular tachycardia that start and stop abruptly. […]

NEWS 25 November 2021 Heavily mutated coronavirus variantputs scientists on alertResearchers are racing to determine whether a fast-spreading variant in South Africa poses a threat to COVID vaccines’ effectiveness.Ewen CallawayMedics at an infectious-disease unit in South Africa, where a new strain of COVID is spreading quickly. Credit: Alet Pretorius/Gallo Images/Getty Researchers in South Africa are […]