Daily Archives: 03/07/2020

*COVID19 tests and significance*

1) *RT PCR* gold std Highly expensive Read ORF of proteins and E gene Result is in 3hrs 2) *CBNAAT* detect E&N gene in one go Both for screening and confirmatory Less expensive than RTPCR Result is in 2hrs ICMR adviced for SARI&ICU patients 3) *TRUENAT* Detect E gene in first level for screening suspected […]

Long QT syndrome (LQTS)

Overview Long QT syndrome (LQTS) is a heart rhythm condition that can potentially cause fast, chaotic heartbeats. These rapid heartbeats might trigger you to suddenly faint. Some people with the condition have seizures. In some severe cases, LQTS can cause sudden death. Begin Rubicon Project Tag Site: Mayo Clinic (INTL) – Tag Zone: Top – […]

A brief history of vaccine routes.

This answer covers: ‘Depot‘ effect: How this immunological dogma got started and a brief assessment of its impact. Role practical field conditions play in choice of vaccination routes. Book Your Booth Now One-Stop Quality Sourcing Platform. Nov. 5-10 in Shanghai, China. Join The 2020 CIIE. Ads by Stop seeing this adWhy this ad?  Ads by […]

Net user glossary

App A software program that performs a specific function that is used on a computer or mobile device. Avatar A graphic or illustration that represents a particular person in a computer game or on an Internet site. Blog An interactive website, or part of a website, maintained by an individual, a group of individuals, or […]

Which category do you belong to?

Developing keen interest in mental health at some point of time in life is a sign of emotional intelligence. Some reach that point via personal experience, some via observations in life, but most people reach there somehow. Modern human has this insatiable urge to follow interests. Fortunately middle and upper middle class life offers time […]

Social Media and Health Care Professionals: Benefits, Risks, and Best Practices

C. Lee Ventola Additional article information INTRODUCTION Many social media tools are available for health care professionals (HCPs), including social networking platforms, blogs, microblogs, wikis, media-sharing sites, and virtual reality and gaming environments.1–8 These tools can be used to improve or enhance professional networking and education, organizational promotion, patient care, patient education, and public health […]

Statement on Guidelines for the Ethical Use of Social Media by Surgeons

Online May 1, 2019 The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Committee on Ethics developed the following Guidelines for the Ethical Use of Social Media by Surgeons. The ACS Board of Regents approved the guidelines at its February 8−10 meeting in Chicago, IL. Social media has become a ubiquitous part of modern life. As such, surgeons […]

Position statement and guideline on media coverage of suicide

[Downloaded free from http://www.indianjpsychiatry.org on Monday, June 29, 2020, IP:]  Guest editorial Smitha Ramadas, Praveenlal Kuttichira1, C. J. John2, Mohan Isaac3,4, Roy Abraham Kallivayalil5, Indira Sharma6, T. V. Asokan7, Asim Mallick8, N. N. Raju10, Chittaranjan Andrade9 Departments of Psychiatry, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, 5Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Thiruvalla, Kerala, 6Institute of Medical […]

Media Matters in suicide – Indian guidelines on suicide reporting

[Downloaded free from http://www.indianjpsychiatry.org on Monday, June 29, 2020, IP:]  GUEST EDITORIAL Lakshmi Vijayakumar1,2,3 1Department of Psychiatry, VHS, SNEHA (suicide prevention agency), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Hon Associate Professor, 2Univeristy of Melbourne, Melbourne, 3Univeristy of Gri th, Southport, Australia   The Press Council of India chaired by Justice C.K. Prasad, in a […]