Monthly Archives: April 2015

Biporder and Schizophrenia, the Key to Genius

Added by Alex Lemieux on April 12, 2015. Saved under bipolar disorder, Headlines, Health, Mental Illness Tags: bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, darpp-32, schizophrenia In today’s society, mental illness receives and bad rap. After all, for centuries, and most likely even further in the past, the notion of mental illness was seen to be a taboo […]

violence towards doctors

It was a hot and clammy morning in S. N. Medical College. Agra. India.​.Dr Y Agarwal was on his morning round in the Coronary care Unit.He had to prepare all the details before the visit of the Professor.A old patient with CAD,HT,type 2 DM and other complications who had had a cardiac arrest last night […]

The Hypocrisy Of The Hippocratic Oath

Dr. Mukul C Kapoor Apr 12 2015 Share with Colleagues Career in Medicine Votes(12)   Comments(155)   Viewed 3028 Times Hippocrates wrote an oath for Physicians circa 350-370 BC. Medicine in those times was considered a holy service meant to heal the sick and not a profession. With time medicine became a profession and monetary […]

The “token” gift, and the “real” punishment!

View image | (Things doctors don’t get time to say!) © Dr. Rajas Deshpande Wherever possible, and whenever they deal with “mature and understanding” relatives, most doctors explain and predict about the patients, but the moment they sense accusive, legality oriented, halfbaked googlecakes, doctors have no option but to turn on their guards in […]

Medical Gods I met upon Earth: Part I

(C) Dr. Rajas Deshpande KEM Mumbai Ward No 10. 2.30 PM somewhere in 1999. Prof. Dr. Sorab Bhabha, Neurologist, entered the clinic room. Dr. RNR, my seniormost chief resident appearing for DM Neurology exams, was to present the case to him. Three other batches of DM students, almost 20 others including medicine residents, lecturers, interns […]

Medical Gods I met upon Earth: Part II

Medical Gods I met upon Earth: Part II © Dr. Rajas Deshpande Today (10th April) would be Dr. Sorab K. Bhabha’s Birthday. Due to some administrative glitches, Dr. Sorab Bhabha left KEM Hospital Mumbai. He still visited us at KEM for the famous “Neuro-Radiology” meet on Fridays at 8 AM. This was the war zone […]

Medical Gods I met upon Earth:

View image | Medical Gods I met upon Earth: Part III (c) Dr. Rajas Deshpande “My decision is final. You can kill me now” Said my professor to the mob in his room, about twenty hardcore muscular giants in the trademark outfit of a dreaded political party. He was just about five feet, thin […]

Medical Gods I met upon Earth

Medical Gods I met upon Earth: Part IV (c) Dr. Rajas Deshpande “He’s a King.. and also a Superman” Deb said. One of the most respected figures in the world of clinical and research Neurology, director of a specialty unit and professor in one of the best reputed western universities, and the highest among genius […]

Lets talk about FEEDBACK.

Lets talk about FEEDBACK. This is something which we should do everyday, may be after every shift or may be twice/thrice on a single shift. An effective feedback can really transform learners. This is important for the attendings/consultants as well as the residents as they need to provide constant feedback to the residents/medical students. So, What […]

Violation of MCI’s code of ethics by the Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)

The matter with regard to violation of MCI’s code of ethics by the Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP). The Medical Council of India noted the following recommendations of the Executive Committee:- “The Executive Committee considered the matter alongwith opinion of the Law Officer and the Committee accepted the legal opinion. The Committee also considered the […]