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 […]

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 […]

2Consent Form  3Filling the Consent Form 4Risk Information  5Emergencies  6Minor / Incompetent / Emergency patient – Proxy Consent 7Surgery / Procedure / Intervention 8Additional / Alternative / Extension During a Planned Surgery / Procedure (same anesthesia period) 9Family Planning Procedures 10Sterility Anticipated in an Intervention 11Medical Termination of Pregnancy 12Blood / Blood Products Transfusion 13Delay […]

What Is Chikungunya? Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment Introduction Chikungunya fever (CHIK) is a viral disease transmitted by the bite of infected female mosquitoes, Aedes aegypti, and Aedes albopictus. The causative organism is an RNA virus of the alphavirus genus, the Togaviriade family. The name chikungunya is derived from a Kimakonde language word meaning “to become […]

NMC Fee Guidelines 2022 | ‘Illegal’, ‘they are trying to control 100%’ seats in private medical colleges: Expert The Indian Express speaks to former head of Maharashtra’s medical education and research board Dr Pravin Shingare, currently a pro-chancellor of a deemed-to-be university, about the issues that private medical colleges have with the new NMC fee […]

w2 fense CR HOW TO SUCCEED IN THE PSYCHIATRY CLERKSHIP The psychiatry clerkship can be very exciting. Depending on the type of ward or facility, you may see behavior and psychiatric profiles that are profoundly interesting as well as disturbing. A key to doing well in this clerkship is find- ing the balance between drawing […]

Dr. Pk Gupta    0 Points View Close First Fatty Liver Guidelines for Primary Care M3 India NewsdeskAug 10, 2022  An overwhelming majority of NAFLD patients are treated in general care and endocrinology settings. This article presents the AACE and AASLD recommendations for the screening, diagnosis and treatment of fatty liver diseases. Key takeaways NAFLD and NASH […]

Covid Update The pandemic is ending- did we really need boosters?The vaccines have done an excellent job of preventing hospitalisations and death. The primary vaccination series was defined as two doses 28 days apart. And it seemed to work excellent. But then came some studies from Isreal and other parts of the world advocating the […]

null बुढ़ापा आने से पहले खुद को बूढ़ा ना बनाएं, 35 से 40 की उम्र के लोग तुरंत छोड़ें ये सात आदतें ज्यादातर लोग 35 की उम्र के बाद जीवन के प्रति अपने जुनून को खत्म कर लेते हैं. अपनी जिंदगी को वो एक ढर्रे पर चलाने लगते हैं और मान लेते हैं कि अब […]

Take a moment to visualize your favorite place in the world that requires you to walk up an incline. Maybe it’s the Spanish Steps in Rome or the Potala Palace in Tibet. Or maybe it’s a serene hill in your local park. Or the top row of your favorite team’s stadium. Now imagine that you’ve […]

ANALYTICS TOOLS Download Full PDF Package Translate MCI’s new code of ethics for medical professionals: An exercise in vain or a welcome move Vipin M Vashishtha 2010, Indian Pediatrics 34 Views 2 Pages 1 File ▾ India, Humans, Codes of Ethics, Code of Ethics, Drug Industry  …more ▾ Show more ▾ Download Full PDF Package Translate Original PDF […]

WHAT IS ROAD HYPNOSIS? Be Safe and Drive Safe. Article source courtesy: Dr. Shrikant Gundawar, Radiologist, Poona.

BEGINNER’S GUIDE FOR SYSTEMATIC REVIEWSA step by step guide to conduct systematic reviews and Meta-Analysis(An ICMR Publication)Anju Sinha, Geetha R. Menon, Denny John ForewordI am happy to write this foreword for Beginner’s Guide for Systematic Reviews. This book is mainly aimed at public health and social science researchers for undertaking systematic reviews. The aim of […]

Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)STANDARD TREATMENTGUIDELINES 2022Social Media: Do’s and Don’tsLead AuthorHarish PemdeCo-AuthorsNewton Luiz, Reena RathiUnder the Auspices of the IAP Action Plan 2022Remesh Kumar RIAP President 2022Vineet SaxenaUpendra KinjawadekarPiyush GuptaIAP President-Elect 2022IAP President 2021IAP HSG 2022–2023 © Indian Academy of PediatricsIAP Standard Treatment Guidelines CommitteeChairpersonRemesh Kumar RIAP CoordinatorVineet SaxenaNational CoordinatorsSS Kamath, Vinod H RatageriMember […]

वो 20 प्रमाण जो कुतुब मीनार को ‘वेधशाला/सूर्य स्तंभ‘ साबित करते हैं पूर्व क्षेत्रीय निदेशक धर्मवीर शर्मा के तहलका मचाने वाले 20 दावे 1- इसका निर्माण खगोल विज्ञान पर आधारित है। 2- इसे कर्क रेखा के ऊपर बनाया गया। 3- इसे सूर्य की गतिविधि की गणना करने के लिए बनाया गया था 4- इस मीनार […]

NLEM National List of Essential Medicines 2022 for mental health: 3 oral antipsychotics (+one depot), 3 antidepressants, 3 mood stabilzing agents; 2 hypnotic/anxiolytic NLEM 2011 then 2015, now 2022No big change in last 10 years though markets flooded with >20 new drugs. Let’s go through #NLEM National List of Essential Medicines 2022 for mental health:Antipsychotics- […]

National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM) are those that satisfy the priority healthcare needs, based on: efficacy, safety, quality and the total co.. — Read on health.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/policy/union-health-minister-releases-national-list-of-medicines-2022-check-list/94173475

62 RNevuireowtrAaurtmicaleNIMHANS Bhat et al. THIEMEThe Evolution of NIMHANS Neurotrauma CareDhananjaya I. Bhat1 B. Indira Devi2 Dhaval Shukla21Department of Neurosurgery, RV Aster Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India2Department of Neurosurgery, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, Karnataka, IndiaIndian J Neurotrauma:2020;17:62–68Akshay V. Kulkarni2Address for correspondence B. Indira Devi, MCh, Department of Neurosurgery, National Institute of […]

IntroductionInfluenza is an acute viral respiratory disease caused by infection of the respiratory tract with influenza viruses (seasonal influenza A and B viruses) that circulate among people worldwide. Seasonal influenza refers to disease in humans caused by infection with seasonal influenza A or B viruses and is the focus of this Seminar. Annual influenza epidemics […]

NATIONAL MEDICAL COMMISSION Postgraduate Medical Education Board D 11011/1/22/AC/Guidelines/15 Date: 05-08-2022 GUIDELINES FOR COMPETENCY BASED POSTGRADUATE TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR M.D. IN PSYCHIATRY 1 GUIDELINES FOR COMPETENCY BASED POSTGRADUATE TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR MD IN PSYCHIATRTY Preamble The purpose of PG education is to create specialists who would provide high quality health care and advance the cause […]

Medical Gases and Vacuum Systems in Hospitals Neven Saleh, Assistant Professor, Systems and Biomedical Engineering Department, Higher Institute of Engineering Medical gases and vacuum systems are used in hospitals to provide safe and cost-effective source of medical gases for the clinical applications. In this article, medical gases are described in terms of types and purposes. Moreover, […]

Doctor patient relationship can be seen as in various formsYou may be a father figure, authoritarian, healer, godly man, friend, commercial relations only.Our own counter transferances play a lot of role in developing and maintaining these relationships.You can not have same kind of relationship with all the patients.Relationship with the same patient undergo change from […]

http://www.dgmhup.gov.in/Documents/Oxygen_Guidelines_and_Guidebook_Correction. MEDICAL OXYGEN GUIDELINES For district level hospitals Uttar Pradesh Health System Strengthening Project Training Block 2, SIHFW Campus C-Block, Indira Nagar, Lucknow-226016 Uttar Pradesh TABLE OF CONTENTS Contributors iii Foreword iv List of acronyms v Part I …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 6 Medical Oxygen Guidelines ………………………………………………………………………………….. 7 Part II………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 12 Medical Oxygen Guidelines ………………………………………………………………………………… 13 Guidelines of […]

We are seeing hospitals being run like companies: CJI NV Ramana The Chief Justice of India said that with the growing and unchecked corporatisation of healthcare, profit-making has become more important than service to society. CJI NV Ramana Abhimanyu Hazarika Published on :  23 Aug, 2022, 10:04 pm 3 min read Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana on […]

डोलो——-देश के एक कट्टर बुद्धिजीवी वर्ग की मानें तो लगभग सभी डाक्टर्ज़ चोर और कमिशनखोर होते हैं इसलिए इन्हें केवल दवा का जेनेरिक नाम लिखने की अनुमति होनी चाहिए। जेनेरिक दवा वाला पर्चा लेकर जब मरीज़ दवा ख़रीदने जाएगा तो फिर दवा की दुकान पर जो कट्टर ईमानदार व विद्वान दवा विक्रेता होगा वह अपनी […]

कोरोना,डोलो 650,मैं और मेरा अपराध बोध!!डॉ नरेन्द्र सिंहआज जब से मैंने यह ख़बर पढ़ी है कि,सी बी डी टी,ने यह निष्कर्ष निकाला है कि ,कोरोना के दौरान डोलो 650लिखने के लिए,निर्माता कंपनी ने डॉक्टर्स को 1000 करोड़ रु के उपहार दिए!!तब से मैं अवसाद और गुस्से दे जूझ रहा हूँ।गुस्सा इसलिए कि,कोरोना काल में मैंने […]

Today is the 74th Death Anniversary of Dr Yellapgrada Subba Rao, one of the brightest Scientists / Discoverers, the World of Medicine had witnessed, hailing from India. A famous Writer Doron Antrim observed in 1950 – “ You’ve probably never heard of Dr. Yellapragada Subbarao yet !! Because he lived you may be alive and […]

NAational Snakebite Management Protocol,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 […]

During pregnancy, some baby cells migrate into the mother’s bloodstream and then return to the child. It’s called “mother-fetal microchimerism”.For 41 weeks, the cells mix and circulate back and forth, and, after the baby is born, many of these cells remain in the mother’s body, leaving a permanent imprint in the tissues, bones, brain and […]

Doctors feesAre we working for peanuts ?*Dear Colleagues,It is a great opportunity and responsibility to become a doctor.Recently I had an opportunity to visit Hon. Supreme court of India for a public interest litigation. I paid 1.25 lakhs for filing the case and 2.5 lakh to the senior counsel to appear for us.The case was […]

How India treats its physicians: The patient is dead, let’s beat up the doctor. And go home TNN | Aug 7, 2022, 07:26 IST OPEN IN APP These are real stories. ➤His colleague was under assault, he stepped in to protect her, and was assaulted with an iron rod. ➤A young professional tried his best to reverse […]

Open accessReviewcopyright.Gen Psych: first published as 10.1136/gpsych-2022-100760 on 4 August 2022. Downloaded from http://gpsych.bmj.com/ on August 6, 2022 at India:BMJ-PG Sponsored. Protected byBipolar depression: a review of treatment optionsTo cite: Levenberg K,Cordner ZA. Bipolar depression: a review of treatmentoptions. General Psychiatry 2022;35:e100760. doi:10.1136/ gpsych-2022-100760Received 31 January 2022 Accepted 13 July 2022Kate Levenberg, Zachary A CordnerAbsTrACTBipolar […]

When properly administered before an exposure, vaccines are effective at protecting people against monkeypox. ACAM2000 and JYNNEOSTM (also known as Imvamune or Imvanex) are the two currently licensed vaccines in the United States to prevent smallpox. On This Page Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis To Prevent Monkeypox Vaccine Effectiveness Receiving Vaccine After Exposure to Monkeypox Virus Revaccination After […]

If you struggle to sleep 8 hours every night, read this: You can’t be your best if you aren’t getting enough rest. Many of us struggle to sleep as much as we should. This makes us • Stressed• Exhausted• Brain fogged I learned the importance of sleep the hard way. Here are 6 things that’ll help you […]

The protein kinase C (PKC) signaling system plays a role in mood disorders and PKC inhibitors such as endoxifen may be an innovative medicine for bipolar disorder (BP) patients. In this study we show for the first time the antimanic properties of endoxifen in patients with bipolar I disorder (BPD I) with current manic or […]

Avoid these three antipsychotics in women with breast cancer Whether use of antipsychotics is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer is controversial and has certainly not been shown. BUT, here are some facts about prolactin, antipsychotics, and breast cancer that I think psychopharmacologists should know but seemed to come as a surprise to […]

DONATE HEALTH Experts hope COVID-19 will evolve to be more like the common cold January 12, 20225:17 AM ET Heard on  Morning Edition ROB STEINTwitterFacebookLISTEN· 4:46 4-Minute ListenToggle more options Some infectious disease experts think there may be something of a silver lining with the omicron surge. It may leave a blanket of enhanced immunity that leaves […]

Study lists down vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms that ‘may not reverse’; supplementation may also fail to help TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Last updated on – Aug 4, 2022, 12:44 IST 01/8Why is vitamin B12 essential for the body?nullVitamin B12 is one of the most essential nutrients for your body. It is not only necessary and needed to […]

Alexander “Sasha” Shulgin, a chemist and psychopharmacologist who introduced the world to the drug MDMA — later called Ecstasy — while creating hundreds of other psychedelic drugs that ultimately provoked a harsh government crackdown, died June 2 at his home in Lafayette, Calif. He was 88. His death was announced by his wife and research […]

Members of the Sackler family who are at the center of the nation’s deadly opioid crisis have won sweeping immunity from opioid lawsuits linked to their privately owned company Purdue Pharma and its OxyContin medication. Federal Judge Robert Drain approved a bankruptcy settlement on Wednesday that grants the Sacklers “global peace” from any liability for […]

Original Research Article Eating ourselves to death: How food is a drug and what food abuse costs Matthew Robinson Abstract Drug Science, Policy and Law Volume 8: 1–21 © The Author(s) 2022 Article reuse guidelines: sagepub.com/journals-permissions DOI: 10.1177/20503245221112577 journals.sagepub.com/home/dsp The objective of this paper is to examine definitions of the terms “drug,” “drug use, “drug […]

The most important skill you didn’t learn in school: Negotiation. 7 simple strategies to become a world-class negot:Is ANCHORING: Is a psychological tactic that uses “shock value” of a VERY high/low offer. It creates a desired reference point for the subsequent (real) offer.  When the real offer is presented, it’s compared to the anchor YOU […]

GUIDELINES FOR MANAGEMENT OF MONKEYPOX DISEASEMinistry of Health and Family Welfare GOVERNMENT OF INDIA1 IntroductionMonkeypox (MPX) is a viral zoonotic disease with symptoms similar to smallpox, although with less clinical severity. MPX was first discovered in 1958 in colonies of monkeys kept for research, hence the name ‘monkeypox.’ The first human case of monkeypox was […]

Indian Medical Council (Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics) Regulations, 2002 (Published in Part III, Section 4 of the Gazette of India, dated 6th April, 2002) MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA NOTIFICATION New Delhi, dated 11th March, 2002 No. MCI-211(2)/2001/Registration. In exercise of the powers conferred under section 20A read with section 33(m) of the Indian Medical […]