Daily Archives: 06/03/2020

Women’s Day and A Frightening Secret

Women’s Day and A Frightening Secret ©️Dr. Rajas Deshpande A well respected senior, a social celebrity, walked in with his daughter. Cultured, proud people. Probably highly educated and rich. While he was richly dressed in a traditional Indian attire, she wore a saree. Many phone calls had told me since a day prior that he […]

Improving Your Memory

  Student Success Center Stages of Memory There are three stages of memory: Short-Term/Sensory Memory – brief storage until working memory decides what to do with the information Working Memory – the active part of your memory decides how to use what you just learned Long-Term Memory – stores what we have learned but […]

Covid vaccine

A Magen David Adom worker wears protective clothing as a preventive measure against the coronavirus, outside the special emergency call center in Kiryat Ono, on Thursday. (Flash90) YERUSHALAYIM – A group of researchers in northern Israel said Thursday they had achieved a “scientific breakthrough” in treating coronavirus. At a press conference, researchers of the Migal […]

Dangerous viruses

Different sources estimate the mortality rate for COVID-19 at roughly 2% to 3%—but that could change as the virus rages on. But, the world has been through other outbreaks that were much, much worse. To that end, let’s look at five other viruses that, in their own ways, are more dangerous than COVID-19.  The novel coronavirus—officially […]

Management of covid

Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection when Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection is suspected: Interim Guidance Introduction This is the first edition of this document for novel coronavirus, an adaption of WHO Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection when MERS-CoV infection is suspected publication (2019). This document is intended for clinicians taking care of […]

Preventing covid

AIIMS, New Delhi February 5, 2020 When to suspect Any patient with acute respiratory illness with: 1. A history of travel to or residence in China in the 14 days prior to symptom onset, or 2. Close contact with a confirmed/ suspected case of 2019-nCoV in the 14 days prior to symptom onset, or 3. […]

Home care for covid suspect

Home care for patients with suspected novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection presenting with mild symptoms, and management of their contacts Interim guidance 04 February 2020  Introduction WHO has developed this rapid advice to meet the need for recommendations on safe home care for patients with suspected novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection who present with mild symptoms1 […]

Dreams. Success

T he dreams of my youth were simple. Someday I wanted to be like I already was but older. I sought a house to share with a beloved family and a job that I was good at. I wanted to be loved and respected and to feel that way about others in my life. In […]

Covid data

  02nd March 2020  Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in China and Public Health Response 1 Situational Status in China  6000 5000 4000 3000 2000 1000 0 New Confirmed cases for the day   New Confirmed cases for the day             […]

When should medical records be written

Can I write my notes later ? I have had doctors bring empty or incomplete files to me of patient who expired and asking me to dictate what should be written in notes. Shocking though this may appear it is not uncommon for doctors to complete the medical records only after an adverse event. Even […]