Monthly Archives: December 2019

Lost and Saved Life: The Indian Puzzle

Rajasdeshpande RajasDeshpande 2 weeks ago Mumbai Diary-2 Lost and Saved Life: The Indian Puzzle © DR. RAJAS DESHPANDE He had a sudden, severe chest pain, so he told his office-colleague so. The colleague first called his wife and alerted her “Bhabhiji please don’t panic, I am taking your husband to this hospital, please reach there […]

Impact of Mental Healthcare Act, 2017, on the Indian healthcare insurance industry 2019

MILLIMAN WHITE PAPER Joanne Buckle, FIAI, FIA Neha Taneja, FIAI Rachin Aggarwal, MBA Vidhi Gupta, MSc (OR) Introduction As per the World Health Organisation (WHO), mental health refers to a broad array of activities directly or indirectly related to mental well-being, prevention of mental disorders and treatment and rehabilitation of people affected by mental disorders. […]

Management of severe acute pancreatitis

State of the art reVIeW                     O Joe Hines,1 Stephen J Pandol2    1Department of Surgery, David Ge en School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095- 6904, USA 2Department of Medicine, Cedar-Sinai […]

Diagnose This Indian Disease

©️ Dr. Rajas Deshpande “Doctor, we had gone to the UK” the patient’s husband was telling me, “What an advanced world that is! Extremely clean and very systematic! People are so well mannered, everyone is respectfully treated. So many facilities… and there’s no pollution at all! I think that world is at least thirty years […]


“`”डॉक्टर साहब, आप की शिकायत आयी है। आप मरीज का इलाज न करके नोटस् और ट्रीटमेंट लिखने में व्यस्त रहे। इलाज देर से होने से मरीज खत्म हो गया।”“` “सर, मरीज सीरियस था। कुछ भी हो सकता था। मैंने उसे चेक कर लिया था। उसके बाद मैं उसका ट्रीटमेंट लिखने लगा। जब ट्रीटमेंट लिख चुका […]

Prevalence of ECG abnormalities and risk factors for QTc interval prolongation in hospitalized psychiatric patients

891386    research-article20192019 TPP0010.1177/2045125319891386Therapeutic Advances in PsychopharmacologyN Ansermot, M Bochatay   Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology Original Research  Nicolas Ansermot , Meredith Bochatay, Jürg Schläpfer, Mehdi Gholam, Ariane Gonthier, Philippe Conus and Chin B Eap Abstract Background: Psychiatric patients are at risk of cardiovascular diseases, and many psychotropic drugs can prolong QTc […]

Antipsychotic efficacy. Meta analysis

Articles                          Lancet Psychiatry 2020; 7: 64–77 Published Online December 17, 2019 S2215-0366(19)30416-X See Comment page 6 *Contributed equally Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, London, UK […]

Good habits bad habits

Several years ago, I bought a smartphone and soon came to love it. Being able to send an e-mail, look up a fact, or buy something no matter where I was meant a previously unimaginable gain in productivity. Every time I got an e-mail, the phone emitted a ping and I would deal with whatever […]


These are the common conversations that take place during we doctor’s Reunions post our graduation which reflect the differenct phases of life and it’s priorities.. I- *Graduation Party*:- 1- What are you planning to specialize in? 2- Planning to settle in India or abroad? 3- Did you propose to that girl you were moving around […]


*Tirukkural was written by Tiruvalluvar (a Tamil poet/writer) more than 5,000 yrs ago. It’s one of the ancient sciences on Human Behaviour, which has not changed in spite of modern education & technology!* SOME GOLDEN THOUGHTS OF THIRUKKURAL:* 1. *If your children lie to you often, it is because you over-react too harshly to their […]


Dying is an interesting business. Most of us probably hope to just drop, quickly, out like a light. But that scenario is one of the least likely, as became clear during last week’s Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety hearings in Canberra. At the heart of the issue is the matter of directives […]

The Corruption of Evidence Based Medicine — Killing for Profit

Dr. Jason Fung Apr 10, 2018 · 10 min read The idea of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) is great. The reality, though, not so much. Human perception is often >awed, so the premise of EBM is to formally study medical treatments and there have certainly been some successes.   Consider the procedure of angioplasty. […]

Informed Consent and Withdrawal of Life Support

INDIAN PEDIATRICS 409 VOLUME 48__MAY 17, 2011 C O R R E S P O N D E N C E  I read with interest the article by Kaushik, et al. [1]. The authors have covered the topic in all the aspects where an act of commission is required by the doctors. However, I […]

Medico Legal General Medicine +

Criminal Liabilities In Medical Profession Multimedia section begins Multimedia section ends Multimedia section begins Multimedia section ends Ignorance of the law is never an excuse especially when it comes to the medical profession, the doctors are under tremendous pressure to perform at the best of their ability and follow the lawsuit in general as their […]

Future is here… Really?

Written by Dr Dhananjay Kelkar ex (medical director.. deenanath mangeshkar hospital Pune ) Robotic surgery and more…. Last 12 months, i am looking at robotic surgery and perceived future of high tech surgery. The focus of surgery is shifting from patient needs and benefits to leadership in surgery and perceived needs. Companies come up with […]

What Experts Know About Men Who Rape

Image A dissertation called “The Undetected Rapist” included articles with these headlines. The author suggested that they contribute to misconceptions about rapists, most of whom do not appear in news stories or in court. Share on Facebook Post on Twitter Mail By Heather Murphy Oct. 30, 2017 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 In 1976, a Ph.D. candidate at Claremont […]

PSYCHIATRY UPDATE Psychopharmacology

Editor Kamal N Kalita Co-editor Angshuman Kalita ii PSYCHIATRY UPDATE: Psychopharmacology Editor Kamal N Kalita Co-editor Angshuman Kalita Published by Department of Psychiatry, LGBRIMH, Tezpur-784 001 on behalf of Organising Committee, 28th Annual Conference Indian Psychiatric Society, Assam State Branch in association with Bhabani Books, Guwahati, Assam ISBN: 978-93-87494-14-5 © Publishers All rights reserved. Except […]