Daily Archives: 29/03/2020

Addictive Disorders in India

 CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES on Newer and Emerging Published by Indian Psychiatric Society, India Editors Debasish Basu | P.K. Dalal | Y.P.S. Balhara  Indian Psychiatric Society Specialty Section on Substance Use Disorders CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES on Newer and Emerging Addictive Disorders in India  Indian Psychiatric Society Specialty Section on Substance Use Disorders 2016 […]

Mental health

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have given their support to a campaign to protect people’s mental health during the coronavirus outbreak. Public Health England (PHE) has launched new advice on wellbeing. The guidance encourages people to keep in contact with family and friends by phone or social media and stick to a regular routine […]

Correlation between universal BCG vaccination policy and reduced morbidity and mortality for COVID-19: an epidemiological study

medRxiv preprint doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.03.24.20042937. The copyright holder for this preprint (which was not peer-reviewed) is the author/funder, who has granted medRxiv a license to display the preprint in perpetuity. It is made available under a CC-BY-ND 4.0 International license . Aaron Miller, Mac Josh Reandelar, Kimberly Fasciglione, Violeta Roumenova, Yan Li, and Gonzalo H. Otazu* […]


Do Indians have better chances of survival from COVID 19 epidemic? The impact of epidemic depends on three factors: the infectivity and virulence of the agent, the suspecptibity of the host, and the environment favorability of the agent. That means simply, if the infectivity is high, it’s going to attack more people, but if the […]


Summary of today’s webinar session with Dr. WenHong Zhang, the chair of the Society of Infectious Diseases of China Medical Association. -There about 7000 attendees, mostly United States listeners, including Stanford Health Care, Santa Clara County hospitals, and New York City hospitals and also India and London . Here are some notes. -Predicted number of […]


This is a copied post from another page and is a very good overview of the clinical presentation written by an A and E consultant in the US. Is identical to our experience in London. An experience from the field……… I am an ER MD in New Orleans. Class of 98. Every one of my […]

पूरे भारत में कई लोग डॉक्टर्स की बंद क्लीनिक पर सवाल उठा रहे है ,यह है मेरे विधिवत जवाब

:- 1.सारे बड़े अस्पताल और उनकी आकस्मिक सुविधाएं चालू है हमेशा से , लोकडाउन की अपील प्रधान मंत्री जी ने की थी इसलिए हमने आप की सुरक्षा के लिए आम ओपीडी बंद की जो की कई सरकारी अस्पताल भी कर चुके है। 2.हमें आपकी सेवा के लिए उपकरण चाहिए जैसे पी पी ई मतलब करोना […]

Summary points of Telemedicine CME held in NIMHANS

1. Patient requesting for phone consultation is consent implied. 2. If we are giving an option for phone consultation patient should give it in writing via mail, message or voice or video message as explicit consent is needed. 3. Mode of consultation in Telemedicine (like video or audio) can be decided by us. 4. New […]

Who lives. Who dies

How do doctors and hospitals decide who gets potentially lifesaving treatment and who doesn’t? A lot of thought has been given to just such a predicament, well before critical shortages from the coronavirus pandemic. “It would be irresponsible at this point not to get ready to make tragic decisions about who lives and who dies,” […]

Covid 19 update

Hope all of you are staying safe ,while trying to save the community. NSAIDs should not be used . No steroids (unless COPD/Asthma patients requiring absolutely ) Ok to continue ACEI/ARB,no need to stop them for suspicious or confirmed covid cases . Look for troponin elevation in COVID 19 ,which generally signifies myocarditis with electric […]