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 […]

original edition of this skills training manual was published in 1993. At that time, the only re- search conducted on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) was a 1991 clinical trial comparing DBT to treatment as usual for the treatment of chronically suicidal individuals meeting criteria for borderline personality disorder (BPD). Since then, an enor- mous amount […]

Ischemic stroke is the biggest reason for disability and also the 3rd biggest reason for death of the elderly in the US, while TBI (traumatic brain injury) is the biggest reason for disability and death in individuals younger than forty five. In both conditions, individuals who survive often have severe behavioral and memory deficits. The […]

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The Drama and The Tragedy of Indian Healthcare (C) Dr. Sachin LandgeTranslation:Dr. Rajas Deshpande “One doesn’t need to be a doctor to start a hospital, just as one can start a hotel without knowing how to cook”. Big businessmen and corporates who must invest their money in profitable ventures knew this very well. Up came […]

Doctors Post* Just came across a post and sharing it….every doctor and patient must read it …. MBAs with no medical background: The worst thing to happen to Indian Private Healthcare System in the last 20 years? Till 20-25 years ago, almost every private hospital in India was managed by doctors at the top. That […]

How do you ‘judge’ a surgeon? Well OT staff and sister judge a surgeon by their speed of doing surgery. They will keep saying to junior surgeons that particular surgeon is ‘great’ because he wraps up the procedure quickly. So faster is better for them. Anaesthetists also usually make this kind of judgement specially younger […]

Guidance Document on Valproate Use in Women and Girls of Childbearing YearsJudy Shakespeare FRCGP1, Sanjay M Sisodiya FRCP21 On behalf of the Royal College of General Practitioners and 2Association of British Neurologists and Royal College of PhysiciansVersion 1, 29th March 20191 EndorsementsThe following organisations have endorsed this document:2 ContentsEndorsements…………………………………………………………………………………………. 2 Foreword……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 5 Executive Summary………………………………………………………………………………….. 6 […]

Heart attack survivor Kenneth O’Loughlin is cheering the life-saving results of the landmark LIPID study pioneered by University of Sydney researchers at the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre (CTC). Following a heart attack in 1991, Mr O’Loughlin joined the Long-term Intervention with Pravastatin in Ischaemic Disease (LIPID) study—the first to investigate the survival effects of statins […]

Treatment: 1- GAD : ⁃ Psychotherapy⁃ Medications :⁃ Paroxetine + sertraline : SSRI⁃ venlafaxine : SNRI⁃ Buspirone : Serotonin receptor Agonist⁃ Benzodiazepines:⁃ Lorazepam⁃ Diazepam⁃ Clonazepam⁃ Alprazolam 2- panic attacks and panic disorder : ⁃ Psychotherapy ( first choice )⁃ SSRI⁃ SNRI⁃ Benzodiazepines 3-Schezofreniform : ⁃ similar to an acute exacerbation of schizophrenia ⁃ Psychotic symptoms […]

i ADHD: A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING SYMPTOMS, CAUSES, DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT, AND CHANGES OVER TIME IN CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS, AND ADULTS ii iii FIFTH EDITION ✦ ADHD A Guide to Understanding Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Changes Over Time in Children, Adolescents, and Adults PAUL H. WENDER, MD AND DAVID A. TOMB, MD 1 iv 1 Oxford […]

List of contributors Experts • Dr. Ashutosh Biswas, Professor of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (Team Lead ) • Dr. Suresh Kumar, Director Professor. Dept. of Medicine, Maulana Azad Medical College, LNH & GB pant Hospital, Delhi • Dr. Ghanshyam Pangtey, Professor of Medicine, LHMC & Srimati SK Hospital, New Delhi […]

It’s common for most of Psychiatrists to feel lack of confidence and fear of what would happened during initial few months of independent practice… esp when we get tough/difficult cases esp with multiple diagnosis…. But if You know basics of interview esp establishing rapport and eliciting important diagnostic symptoms and basics of prescribing Psychiatric medicines, […]

List of contributors Experts • Dr. Ashutosh Biswas, Professor of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (Team Lead ) • Dr. Suresh Kumar, Director Professor. Dept. of Medicine, Maulana Azad Medical College, LNH & GB pant Hospital, Delhi • Dr. Ghanshyam Pangtey, Professor of Medicine, LHMC & Srimati SK Hospital, New Delhi […]

Regarding “The Case Against Masks for Children” (op-ed, Aug. 9) by Drs. Marty Makary and H. Cody Meissner : As pediatric pulmonologists, we feel strongly that universal masking for children is appropriate and needed to counter the transmission of SARS-CoV-2. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends masking precisely because it has been shown to reduce […]

Vaccination statistics of IndiaIndia has been vaccinating average more than 50 lakh people every day.◆Best performancec of 88.13 lakh vaccinated in one day on 16 August 21 .◆Despite Vaccinating nearly equivalent population of Israel every day India has been able to give one shot to 33% people and both shots to 9.4% of population 🔰 […]

Zydus receives EUA from DCGI for ZyCoV-D, the only needle-free COVID vaccine in the world• World’s first Plasmid DNA Vaccine for COVID-19, ZyCoV-D will be administered in three doses.• Apart from adults, for the first time adolescents in the age group of 12-18 years will take the vaccine shot in India.• Safety, efficacy and immunogenicity […]

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The leadership crisis of medical profession in India: ongoing impact on the health system Raman Kumar Additional article information Abstract By 2030 India will have one million additional MBBS doctors; currently being produced @50,000 per year. Contrary to perception of scarcity of medical doctors, a large section of newly qualified physicians are spending considerable years […]

First to vaccinate and first to party, Israel now mulls lockdowns One of the most vaccinated nations in the world is a test case for how Delta will play out. So far, it’s not pretty. August 13, 2021 11:21 am by Mehul Srivastava This June, as I packed for a trip to London, I realised I couldn’t […]

The Ashoka Syndrome: An interesting article by a Retd Army Officer: 👉 In India, it’s never about Ideology.. It is only about Civilisation.. 👉 And to put it on record this is why PM Modi faces a massive smear campaign from a powerful Lobby.. 👉 But this did not start in 2014.. It started long […]

Drug-Induced Hyperthermic Syndromes in Psychiatry Key PointsWhen a patient presents with markedly elevated temperature and altered mental status, is it neuroleptic malignant syndrome or serotonin syndrome? If you do not have a medication list, some clinical signs may help. Moreover, relax a bit, because unless it is a severe case, treatment—even in the intensive care […]


Interface of Indian Laws & Mental HealthShalini S Naik Dinakaran Damodharan C Naveen Kumar Suresh Bada Math2021 NIMHANS Publication No. 196 EDITORSDr. Shalini S Naik, MDAssistant Professor,Department of Psychiatry,National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, (Institute of National Importance) Bengaluru – 560029Dr. Dinakaran Damodharan, MDAssistant Professor, Centre for Disaster Management,National Institute of Mental Health […]

MANUAL ON MENTAL HEALTH CARE OF TRANSGENDERED PERSONS IN INDIAFOR PRACTISING PSYCHIATRISTS FIRST EDITION2021Naveen Manohar Pai Shalini S NaikC. Naveen Kumar Suresh Bada MathNational Institute of Mental Health and NeuroSciences(Institute of National Importance) Bengaluru-560029 NIMHANS Publication No. 205EDITORSDr. Naveen Manohar Pai, DPM, MD, (PGDMLE)Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry,National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, […]

COVID 19 AND CHILDREN –MISSION ‘SCHOOL AGAIN’ July 2021IMPACT OF PANDEMIC ON MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH IN CHILDRENandSTRATEGY FOR REOPENING SCHOOLSThe Indian Psychiatric Society PrefaceIt is a momentous occasion for me to be part of a revolutionary mission to save our future generation and our country. We have been devastated by the physical, social, financial […]

How the HIPAA Law Works and Why People Get It Wrong The measure prohibits health professionals from revealing your medical records, but it is perfectly legal to ask whether someone has been vaccinated. A nurse prepared a dose of the coronavirus vaccine in the Bronx this month. Online misinformation and misstatements about vaccines have helped […]

10 7.21 No act of invitro fertilization or artificial insemination shall be undertaken without the informed consent of the female patient and her spouse as well as the donor. Such consent shall be obtained in writing only after the patient is provided, at her own level of comprehension, with sufficient information about the purpose, methods, […]

*Post Covid -Heart** It is 2 -3 months since Second wave -But patients keep flocking the OPD with Complaints of Paplitations tachycardia exhaustion fatigue. Many of them being even unaware of past Covid infection. It is important for every doctor to recognise post covid cardiac issues . *Clinical manifestations* 1. *Chest pain in up to […]

The complexities of firing a patient, according to experts Naveed Saleh, MD, MS|July 23, 2021 Physicians cherish caring for patients. The drive to help others is woven into the very fabric of medicine, as demonstrated by lines from the modern version of the Hippocratic Oath:  It doesn’t happen often, but occasionally it is necessary for […]

India is recognised as having the highest snakebite mortality in the world. Most of the fatalities are due to the victim not reaching the hospital in time and are preventable. Research has shown that PHC doctors do not treat snakebite mainly due to lack of confidence. At the secondary and tertiary care level Emergency departments, […]

*Is lamotrigine safe for use in pregnancy? Part one* The use of psychotropic medications during pregnancy. For women with bipolar disorder, one of the medications that is very frequently used is lamotrigine. For many psychotropic medications, we just don’t have enough data on their use in pregnancy. But we do have a fair amount of […]

     Auscultations       Incidence of and risk factors for nodding off at scientific sessions Kenneth Rockwood, David B. Hogan, Christopher J. Patterson; for the Nodding at Presentations (NAP) Investigators  Abstract We conducted a surreptitious, prospective, cohort study to ex- plore how often physicians nod off […]

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 Government of West Bengal Department of Health & Family Welfare State Family Welfare Bureau Swasthya Bhawan GN 29, Sector V, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700091. FAQ on COVID-19 in Pregnancy (July 2021) ANS: Though the incidence of Covid-19 in pregnancy is similar to the general population, absolute risk of severe Covid-19 in pregnancy was […]

*NewsFirst* : Supreme Court takes Gujarat Govt to task for extending deadline till June 30 next year for hospitals to correct building bye-law violations. • Supreme Court had ordered fire-safety audits and other illegalities by hospitals across India after hospital fires in Gujarat and Maharashtra had killed scores of patients. • Supreme Court says Hospitals […]

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         Kanekar, Imaging of Neurodegenerative Disorders (ISBN 978-1-60406-854-2), copyright © 2016 Thieme Medical Publishers All rights reserved. Usage subject to terms and conditions of license. Imaging of Neurodegenerative Disorders Best Evidence Recommendations 2nd Edition Sangam G. Kanekar, MD Associate Professor of Radiology and Neurology Milton S. Hershey […]

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