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 […]

We all know that ‘To err is human’, but did you know that a recent study by the Harvard University showed that more than 50 lakh patients die in India every year due to medical errors triggered by lack of practical knowledge among the doctors and nurses to handle patients when brought to the hospital. […]

Decoding Six Basic Emotions From Functional Brain Connectivity Patterns FeaturedNeuroscience ·November 21, 2022 Summary: Whole brain functional connectivity patterns successfully classified six basic emotions from neutral expressions. Source: Science China Press Emotions are an important part of human intelligence. Identifying specific emotional categories from complex neural patterns (i.e., the neural decoding of emotional information) is a key […]

Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) STANDARD TREATMENT GUIDELINES 2022 Coping with Stress in Adolescents Lead Author Swati Y Bhave Co-Authors Jayshree, Sandeep Kavade Under the Auspices of the IAP Action Plan 2022 Remesh Kumar R IAP President 2022 Vineet Saxena Upendra Kinjawadekar Piyush Gupta IAP President-Elect 2022 IAP President 2021 IAP HSG 2022–2023 © Indian […]

DISULFIRAM CONSENTPatient name: Age:Sex: M/F Consultant: Dept/Unit: UHID:Information for patient:● Disulfiram is a medication that is used to help prevent relapse to alcohol.● The body is not able to process alcohol while taking disulfiram. This includes even very smalldoses that may be absorbed from perfume/deodorant, hand sanitizer, mouth washes, gargles, tonics, ayurvedic/homeopathic medicines, food items […]

The day is not far when Doctor’s trust in Doctor will also erode. Are We really running out of patients..? I wanted to become a doctor as I thought this is one profession where we are making a change and taking away someone’s suffering. But over years the trust in the profession and the pride […]

THE DARK SIDE OF BEING A DOCTOR “Loneliness” Profound loneliness. You can be surrounded by friends, family and colleagues, but in reality, you are quite alone. If your family does not consist of doctors, they hardly understand the difficulties that you go through. They sympathize with you, yet are unable to grasp the reality of […]

PRACTICE GUIDELINE FOR THE Treatment of Patients With Bipolar Disorder Second Edition WORK GROUP ON BIPOLAR DISORDER Robert M.A. Hirschfeld, M.D., Chair Charles L. Bowden, M.D. Michael J. Gitlin, M.D. Paul E. Keck, M.D. Trisha Suppes, M.D., Ph.D. Michael E. Thase, M.D. Karen D. Wagner, M.D., Ph.D. Roy H. Perlis, M.D. (Consultant) Originally published in […]

PRACTICE GUIDELINE FOR THE Treatment of Patients With Bipolar Disorder Second Edition WORK GROUP ON BIPOLAR DISORDER Robert M.A. Hirschfeld, M.D., Chair Charles L. Bowden, M.D. Michael J. Gitlin, M.D. Paul E. Keck, M.D. Trisha Suppes, M.D., Ph.D. Michael E. Thase, M.D. Karen D. Wagner, M.D., Ph.D. Roy H. Perlis, M.D. (Consultant) Originally published in […]

d1wqtxts1xzle7.cloudfront.net/68817945/Vedveer_Arya_Book_1-libre.pdf • Proto-Vedic Period (16000-14500 BCE) The Introduction | 9 10 | The Chronology of India : From Manu to Mahabharata • Vedic Period (14500-10500 BCE) Ādiyuga : The era of early Manu dynasty (14500-14000 BCE) Devayuga: The Vedic Period (14000-11000 BCE) The Great Flood in Vaivasvata Manu’s Kingdom (11200 BCE) Vedic Sarasvati River lost […]

Autism Autism Munib Haroon Consultant Community Paediatrician Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust Harrogate, UK This edition first published 2019 © 2019 by John Wiley & Sons Ltd All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, […]

The Zeigarnik Effect on Short term Memory🤔 😇 You pull out the key to open your house. You unlock the door and get inside. Then several hours later you’re looking for the key and wondering where it is. And you discover that you have left it behind on the door. Has this happened to you? […]

ACADEMIA Letters Advanced Bone Age and Minor Physical Abnormalities and their relation to Schizophrenia Andrew Flocchini Jordan James Minor physical anomalies (MPAs) have been studied in many psychological disorders and are commonly found in individuals with schizophrenia with an increased frequency.[1] While a correlation between an increased number of MPAs and various psychological disorders has […]

It took me 4 months to finish reading Bhagawad Gita but you can learn all of it in 2 mins.  Here are the chapter-wise takeaways: Chapter 1: Negative mindset is the problem.  Arjuna was overpowered by his attachment to his kith and kin. The problem was his wrong thinking and he ended up making false […]

Allopathy Most of we, doctors,are unaware of this basic term A system of alternative medicine, that treats symptoms with substances that produce the opposite effect. The word “allopathic” comes from the Greek “ allos” — meaning “opposite or other” άλλα— and “pathos” — meaning “to suffer.” OtherWords having root word αλλα: means other 1.Allele-German Allel, […]

Every time the Global Hunger Index (GHI) is released, concerns are raised by many about the ranking of India, given the apparent economic and social progress made by the country. In the 2022 Global Hunger Index, India ranks at 107th positionout of 121 countries. With a score of 29.1, the GHI report describes India’s level of […]

Evolution, Emotions, and Emotional Disorders Randolph M. Nesse and Phoebe C. Ellsworth University of Michigan Emotions research is now routinely grounded in evolution, but explicit evolutionary analyses of emotions remain rare. This article considers the implications of natural selection for several classic questions about emotions and emotional disorders. Emotions are special modes of operation shaped […]

Lee A. Lindquist Scott M. Dresden Editors Geriatric Emergencies A Case-Based Approach to Improving Acute Care 123 Geriatric Emergencies AL GRAWANY Lee A. Lindquist • Scott M. Dresden Editors Geriatric Emergencies A Case-Based Approach to Improving Acute Care Editors Lee A. Lindquist Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Chicago, IL USA Scott M. Dresden Northwestern […]

Practical Issues in Geriatrics Series Editor: Stefania Maggi Alberto Pilotto FinbarrC.Martin Editors Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Practical Issues in Geriatrics Series Editor Stefania Maggi Aging Branch CNR-Neuroscience Institute Padua Italy AL GRAWANY This practically oriented series presents state of the art knowledge on the principal diseases encountered in elderly patients and addresses all aspects of management, […]

Recent Advances in Geriatric Medicine Volume 2 (An Interdisciplinary Approach to Geriatric Medicine) Edited by Jeremy W. Grabbe Department of Psychology, The State University of New York, Plattsburgh 101 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY 12801 USA AL GRAWANY Recent Advances in Geriatric Medicine Volume # 2 An Interdisciplinary Approach to Geriatric Medicine Editor: Jeremy W. Grabbe […]

Routine Blood Results Explained AL GRAWANY Routine Blood Results Explained By Andrew Blann PhD FRCPath FIBMS AL GRAWANY Routine Blood Results Explained By Andrew Blann PhD FRCPath FIBMS This edition first published 2022 1st Edition 2006 2nd Edition 2007 3rd Edition 2013 4th Edition 2021 Cambridge Scholars Publishing Lady Stephenson Library, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 […]

Shilpa Srinivasan · Juliet Glover James G. Bouknight Editors Geriatric Telepsychiatry A Clinician’s Guide 123 Geriatric Telepsychiatry AL GRAWANY Shilpa Srinivasan • Juliet Glover James G. Bouknight Editors Geriatric Telepsychiatry A Clinician’s Guide Editors Shilpa Srinivasan, MD Department of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Science University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia, SC, USA James G. […]

Bipolar Disorders 2005: 7(Suppl. 3): 5–69 Copyright a Blackwell Munksgaard 2005 BIPOLAR DISORDERS Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) guidelines for the management of patients with bipolar disorder: consensus and controversies Yatham LN, Kennedy SH, O’Donovan C, Parikh S, MacQueen G, McIntyre R, Sharma V, Silverstone P, Alda M, Baruch P, Beaulieu S, […]

ACADEMIA Letters DISSOCIATION IS A FORM OF ANOSOGNOSIA AND ANOSODIAPHORIA Francisco Orengo García We have a problem in Medicine. Especially between the fields of Neurology and Psychia- try. Often, the same or similar signs, symptoms, and/or phenomenological descriptions of deficits in the nervous system and the psyche are described using completely different terms, expressions, even […]

Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews 64 (2012) 930–942Contents lists available at SciVerse ScienceDirectAdvanced Drug Delivery Reviewsjournal homepage: http://www.elsevier.com/locate/addrThe transport of antiepileptic drugs by P-glycoprotein☆ Chunbo Zhang a, Patrick Kwan b,c,d, Zhong Zuo a, Larry Baum a,⁎a School of Pharmacy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kongb Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University […]

RAISING a child is sacred….. GENETICS (Inherited genetic sequence or DNA) is as important as EPIGENETICS (our socio-cultural milieu) is…. Recent studies in monkey twins, with advanced mapping of chemical marks (called methylation marks) of identical DNA sequences of both siblings showed interesting results…. The infant-monkey who was cuddled, licked and groomed cozily by the […]

A Review of Suicide Assessment Measures for Intervention Research with Adults and Older Adults Gregory K. Brown, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania Correspondence: Gregory K. Brown, Ph.D., Room 2030, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104-3309. Email: Browng@landru.cpr.upenn.edu Acknowledgements: The author would like to thank Randy Fingerhut, Ph.D., Gregg R. Henriques, Ph.D., Hilary Himes, and Anna Tverskoy […]

Is this the first direct evidence for a lab leak origin of COVID19? A new research has again fuelled the debate on the origin of SARS2. Was SARS2 originated as an infectious clone assembled in vitro? 1/ But, why is it important to know exactly the origin of SARS2?  To prevent future pandemics, it is […]

” 1. MYTH – MEDICAL PROFESSION IS A NOBLE PROFESSION..FACT- EVERY PROFESSION, WHETHER OF A TEACHER, SOLDIER, TAILOR OR SHOPKEEPER, IS NOBLE, IF DONE WITH SINCERITY AND INTEGRITY. A CARELESS DOCTOR CAN KILL ONE*, A CARELESS DRIVER CAN KILL DOZENS, A CARELESS ENGINEER CAN KILL HUNDREDS.. 2. MYTH – AS IT IS A SERVICE TO […]

12   From Hurried Habitability to Heightened Habitability                                        By Dr.Shashi K. Pande. Position paper presented at the First National Symposium on Habitability LA May 11-14 1970 ​Ideas languish under the pomp of their own idolatry. A legend from […]

एलोपैथिक की प्रथम वर्ष की पुस्तकों का देवनागरी में लिखे जाने के पक्ष विपक्ष में अनेकों तर्क दिए जा रहे हैं. किन्तु मुझे लगता हैं की अधिकतर तर्क किसी पक्ष विशेष की तरफ झुके हुवे हैं.मातृ भाषा को बढ़ावा देना अच्छी बात है और अंग्रेजी चिकित्सा साहित्य का हिन्दी में अनुवाद प्रत्येक शब्द में निहित […]

De-Stigmatizing Mental HealthThis editorial is based on “Mental health and children: It’s time to face the NextGen challenge” which was published in Hindustan Times on 12/10/2022. It talks about the status of mental health among children in India and related issues.For Prelims: National Mental Health Program (NMHP), Kiran Helpline, Mental HealthCare Act 2017, Mental Health […]

World Anaesthesia Day.(W.A.D) 16th October is celebrated all over as W.A.D to mark the first successful demonstration of anaesthesia by WTG Morton at ETHER DOME,M G Hospital in Boston,USA.This event is truly extraordinary, an example that aligns with definition of Quality and rightly the right person doing the right thing in right way to get […]

Chapter I.Treatment, rehabilitation and social reintegration for drug use disorders: essential components of drug demand reductionA. Background 2 INCB REPORT 2017Specifically, drug dependence accounts for 0.9 per cent of the global burden of disease from all causes, as expressed in disability-adjusted life years, with opioid dependence contributing the largest share of that burden.10 Association of […]

Interactions between antiepileptic drugsReviewClinically important drug interactions in epilepsy: general features and interactions between antiepileptic drugsPhilip N Patsalos and Emilio PeruccaThere are two types of interactions between drugs, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic. For antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), pharmacokinetic interactions are the most notable type, but pharmacodynamic interactions involving reciprocal potentiation of pharmacological effects at the site of […]

imauastatebranch.com/document/ima-ua-addressograph-2020-21-dehradun-lm-cl.pdf Addressograph of Life Members of IMA Dehradun Branch (2020 – 21) S No. Name Membership No. Address E-mail id Mobile no. 1 Dr. Pandhi Bhim UA/125/36/68/10045/89-92/L 10,Gandhi Road,Dehradun bhimpandhi@gmail.com 9837070913 2 Dr. Rawat D.S. UA/128/3/71/64050/98-99/L 26-B,Pritam Road,Dalanwala,Dehradun 9412057966 3 Dr. Rukmini Indurthi UA/90/3/33/66903/98-99/L Rukmini Nursing Home,11/9,Rajpur Road,D.dun 9897069111 4 Dr. Saini Mrs. Pratiba UA/648/3/120/9815/2003-04/L […]

imauastatebranch.com/document/ima-ua-addressograph-2020-21-dehradun-lm-cl.pdf Addressograph of Life Members of IMA Dehradun Branch (2020 – 21) S No. Name Membership No. Address E-mail id Mobile no. 1 Dr. Pandhi Bhim UA/125/36/68/10045/89-92/L 10,Gandhi Road,Dehradun bhimpandhi@gmail.com 9837070913 2 Dr. Rawat D.S. UA/128/3/71/64050/98-99/L 26-B,Pritam Road,Dalanwala,Dehradun 9412057966 3 Dr. Rukmini Indurthi UA/90/3/33/66903/98-99/L Rukmini Nursing Home,11/9,Rajpur Road,D.dun 9897069111 4 Dr. Saini Mrs. Pratiba UA/648/3/120/9815/2003-04/L […]

Why are elderly people more vulnerable to Covid even after vaccine boosters?A new study offers some explanations. 1/ Individuals 70 y/o or older who received a primary 2-dose schedule with AZD1222 and booster 3rd dose with mRNA vaccine achieved significantly lower neutralizing antibody responses against SARS2 spike compared to those younger than 70 2/ One month […]

Interactions between antiepileptic drugs Review Clinically important drug interactions in epilepsy: general features and interactions between antiepileptic drugs Philip N Patsalos and Emilio Perucca There are two types of interactions between drugs, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic. For antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), pharmacokinetic interactions are the most notable type, but pharmacodynamic interactions involving reciprocal potentiation of pharmacological effects […]

Platelet deficiency is not the cause of death in people suffering from Dengue According to International guidelines, unless a patient’s platelet count is below 10,000, and there is spontaneous, active bleeding, no platelet transfusion is required. The outbreak of dengue in the City and Hospital beds are full and families are seen running around in […]

Turkish Association for Psychopharmacology thInternational Congress on PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY 2nd International Symposium on Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology From Neuroscience to Clinical Practice: Tailoring Treatments April 16th – 20th 2014 Susesi Hotel – ANTALYA / TURKEY http://www.psychopharmacology2014.org Scientific Program Abstracts Scientific Program Abstracts JOINT SYMPOSIA [JS-1] Cognitive behavioral group therapy in obsessive compulsive disorder Kadir Ozdel Diskapi […]

Rishi ji was lying immobile with closed eyes, breathing imperceptibly, on a bed in Safdarang hospital, New Delhi, in ICU. His motor cycle had skidded a week back in Dehradun and his head struck the pavement during the fall that sent him to coma. He was immediately brought to New Delhi on the same day and was […]

While almost everyone practising surgery in India and indeed around the world recognises the pioneering contributions of Sushruta towards establishing surgery as an invaluable modality of treatment and often refer to him as the ‘Father of surgery’, his earliest contributions in the field of anatomy have not attracted similar attention. The fact that in his […]

Overcoming Your Pathological Gambling: Workbook Robert Ladouceur Stella Lachance OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Overcoming Your Pathological Gambling -- David H. Barlow, PhD    Anne Marie Albano, PhD Jack M. Gorman, MD Peter E. Nathan, PhD Paul Salkovskis, PhD Bonnie Spring, PhD John R. Weisz, PhD G. Terence Wilson, PhD Overcoming Your Pathological Gambling Workbook […]

Severity of COVID19 shows an extraordinary correlation with increasing age. In an animal study, the researchers generated a mouse model for severe COVID19 1/ The study shows that the age-dependent disease severity is caused by the disruption of a timely and well-coordinated innate and adaptive immune response due to impaired interferon (IFN) immunity. 2/ Aggravated disease […]

Psychiatry History Taking Third Edition Alex Kolevzon, MD Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, New York Craig L. Katz, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Director, Psychiatric Emergency Department Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, New York Current Clinical Strategies Publishing http://www.ccspublishing.com/ccs Digital Book and Updates Purchasers […]

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 time, the country was much poorer than now. Private hospitals were beyond the common man’s reach even […]

[MTP Act] Doctors need not disclose identity of minors seeking abortion: Takeaways from Supreme Court judgmentThe Court held that in cases where minors seek termination of their pregnancy, Registered Medical Practitioners need not disclose the identity of the minor to police, even though the same is requIn a significant judgment expanding and re-affirming the right […]

10th SOP on Paents Consent 2022 10th SOP on Paents Consent 2022 10th SOP on Paents Consent 2022 1. Consent in Non-Emergency Situations – General Procedures 1.1 Take consent only of the patient in a non-emergency situation if the patient is adult (also refer to Clause 6.1), competent (also refer to Clause 6.5), and oriented […]