Daily Archives: 27/12/2017

In defence of doctors

First Fortis, then Max and now BL Kapoor Hospital have fallen prey to slander. All three hospitals serve thousands of patients everyday in Delhi and NCR. The latest video doing the rounds is of Bobby Kataria and his mob laying siege to Balaji Action Hospital – 1.9 million FB views in 48 hours – to […]

Exercise for the Surgeon: Counteracting the Effect Surgery Takes on the Surgeon

Christopher J. Neal, MD, FAANS; Kevin Oelschlaeger | Departments | Wellness Outside the ORAANS Neurosurgeon: Volume 26, Number 4, 2017 SURGEONS OFTEN WORK IN A KYPHOTIC POSTURE. WE EXPLORE A SERIES OF EXERCISES THAT FOCUS ON MAINTAINING GOOD POSTURE TO COUNTERACT THIS OCCUPATIONAL HAZARD.As surgeons, we spend much time in a kyphotic posture. Culprits include […]

‘Virtual psychiatrist’ is effective in diagnosing mental disorders: study

Updated: December 26, 2017 17:48 IST | Dinesh C Sharma, India Science Wire A tool called clinical decision support system (CDSS) for diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders has been developed.India has severe shortage of psychiatrists, as a result of which mental illness in rural areas either remains undiagnosed or does not get proper treatment. […]