Monthly Archives: November 2020

COVID Appropriate behavior:

Surveillance, Containment and Caution & JE HATCR, IRT HRHT I. District administration shall take all necessary nmeasures to promote COViD-19 appropriate behavior. Striet enforcement of wearing of face masks, hund hygiene and social distancing m u s t be ensured. 2. To enforce wearing of mask nandatory in publie and work spaces, imposition of fines […]

Medical toxicology cases

 Leslie R. Dye · Christine Murphy Diane P. Calello · Michael D. Levine AaronSkolnik Editors Case Studies in Medical Toxicology From the American College of Medical Toxicology         Case Studies in Medical Toxicology Leslie R. Dye • Christine Murphy Diane P. Calello • Michael D. Levine Aaron […]

Covid rehab

 All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh, India – 249203 REHABILITATION FOR COVID-19 PATIENTS Exercise is an important part of recovery in covid-19 illness. It can help to:   Improve fitness   Reduce breathlessness   Improve muscle strength   Reduce stress, improve mental status and psychosocial growth   Increase confidence, socialization and improves […]

REVIEW Prone position in ARDS patients: why, when, how and for whom

Intensive Care Med https://doi.org/10.1007/s00134-020-06306-w Claude Guérin1,2,3 , Richard K. Albert4, Jeremy Beitler5, Luciano Gattinoni6, Samir Jaber7, John J. Marini8, Laveena Munshi9, Laurent Papazian10,11, Antonio Pesenti12, Antoine Vieillard‐Baron13 and Jordi Mancebo14* © 2020 Springer‐Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature Abstract In ARDS patients, the change from supine to prone position generates a more even distribution […]

(Dysregulated hyperimmune response) to covid during 2nd to 5th week

 Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) Clinical Spectrum of Covid Infection (Dysregulated hyperimmune response) during 2nd to 5th week Salient features • COVID-19 Infection is the best characterized by 3 illness periods. The first Phase is acute illness well known to us (fever, cough, dyspnoea) associated with RTPCR positivity . This can be followed […]

PAPER – I POST GRADUATE FINAL YEAR 13. MS (AYU) SHALYA TANTRA – GENERAL SURGERY

CENTRAL COUNCIL OF INDIAN MEDICINE   PAPER – I POST GRADUATE FINAL YEAR 13. MS (AYU) SHALYA TANTRA – GENERAL SURGERY Shalya Tantra Vangmaya – Literature, Research and Development 1. Thorough study of the Sushruta Samhita including other relevant portions of Brihattrayee and Laghutrayee. 2. KnowledgeandimportanceofSurgicalAuditandResearch. 3. Medico legal issues – Understanding the implications […]

POST GRADUATE PRELIMINARY 13. M.S. (AYU) SHALYA TANTRA – GENERAL SURGERY FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES AND APPLIED ASPECTS OF SHALYA TANTRA PAPER-II

CENTRAL COUNCIL OF INDIAN MEDICINE POST GRADUATE PRELIMINARY 13. M.S. (AYU) SHALYA TANTRA – GENERAL SURGERY FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES AND APPLIED ASPECTS OF SHALYA TANTRA PAPER-II 1. Etymology, Definition, Scope and Importance of Shalya Tantra. 2. Study of Sushruta Samhita Sutra Sthana from 1st to 29th chapter. 3. Studyofmodernsurgicalclinicalmethodology. 4. Applied anatomy, physiology and surgical pathology […]

POST GRADUATE FINAL YEAR 14. MS (AYU) SHALAKYA TANTRA (DISEASES OF EYE, EAR, NOSE, THROAT, HEAD, ORO- DENTISTRY)

CENTRAL COUNCIL OF INDIAN MEDICINE  POST GRADUATE FINAL YEAR 14. MS (AYU) SHALAKYA TANTRA (DISEASES OF EYE, EAR, NOSE, THROAT, HEAD, ORO- DENTISTRY) PREAMBLE   The MS Shalakya is a speciality branch of Ayurveda, hence the degree should be specified as Master of Surgery in Shalakya Tantra (Diseases of Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat, Head, […]

POST GRADUATE PRELIMINARY 14. MS (AYU) SHALAKYA TANTRA (DISEASE OF EYE, EAR, NOSE, THROAT, HEAD, ORO- DENTISTRY)

CENTRAL COUNCIL OF INDIAN MEDICINE   PRACTICAL AND VIVA VOCE – 100 MARKS Pattern of practical/clinical training- 1. Clinical postings in OPD, IPD, Kriyakalpa and OT. 2. Clinicalbedsidecasepresentation 3. Case record – 20 cases ( Eye, ENT, Shiras and Oro-dental 5 cases each). 4. Hands on training in Ayurvedic treatment procedures in Netra, Karna-Nasa […]

SYLLABUS OF AYURVEDACHARYA (BAMS) COURSE 1ST PROFESSIONAL

CENTRAL COUNCIL OF INDIAN MEDICINE NEW DELHI INDEX 1.1 PADARTHA VIGYAN AND AYURVED ITIHAS 2-6 1.2 SANSKRIT 7-8 1.3 KRIYA SHARIR 9-14 1.4 RACHANA SHARIR  15-18   1.5 MAULIK SIDDHANT AVUM ASHTANG HRIDAYA 19   Central Council of Indian Medicine |UG Ist year Syllabus 1 1.1 PADARTHA VIGYAN EVUM AYURVEDA ITIHAS (Philosophy […]

SYLLABUS OF AYURVEDACHARYA (BAMS) COURSE 2ND PROFESSIONAL

CENTRAL COUNCIL OF INDIAN MEDICINE NEW DELHI 1.1 DRAVYAGUNA VIGHYAN  2-9   1.2 ROGA NIDAN 10-14 1.3 RASASHATRA 15-23 1.4 CHARAK SAMHITA   24    1|UG Syllabus 2nd year 2013  Paper I Part A 2.1 DRAVYAGUNA VIGYAN (PHARMACOLOGY & MATERIA MEDICA) Lectures: 200 Hrs. Practicals: 200 Hrs. Total Marks […]

SYLLABUS OF AYURVEDACHARYA (BAMS) COURSE 3 rd professional

CENTRAL COUNCIL OF INDIAN MEDICINE NEW DELHI   INDEX  3RD PROFESSIONAL 3.1. AGADTANTRA 02-04 3.2. SWASTHAVRITTA     05-12 3.3. PRASUTI TANTRA EVUM STRI ROGA 13-17 3.4. KAUMARBHRITYA PARICHAYA 18-21 3.5. CHARAK SAMHITA (UTTARARDHA)   22 1 | UG-Syllabus 3rd year AGADTANTRA, VYAVAHAR-AYURVED EVUM VIDHIVAIDYAK  Part- A (TOXICOLOGY, FORENSIC […]

BAMS4TH PROFESSIONAL syllabus

 CENTRAL COUNCIL OF INDIAN MEDICINE NEW DELHI SYLLABUS OF AYURVEDACHARYA (BAMS) COURSE   4TH PROFESSIONAL INDEX  4.1 KAYACHIKITSA 02-04 4.2 PANCHKARMA   05-10   4.3 SHALYA TANTRA 11-20 4.4 SHALAKYA TANTRA 21-26   4.5 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND MEDICAL STATISTICS 27-28   1|UG Syllabus 4th year   4.1 […]

DPM-DIPLOMA IN PSYCHOIOGICAL MEDICINE syllabus

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Mumbai  College of Physicians and Surgeons of Mumbai Syllabus for CPS-PG-Course  College of Physicians and Surgeons of Mumbai CPS House, Dr. E. Borges Marg, Parel, Mumbai – 400012. DPM 1 DPM-DIPLOMA IN PSYCHOIOGICAL MEDICINE COURSE DESCRIPTION Eligibility: A candidate should possess MBBS degree/ equivalent degree as per […]

I do not wish to have two husbands

Why is there such a shock if the list of surgeries that a Shalya Chikitsak can do has been notified. What did we think was the full form of BAMS ; It is Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and SURGERY. If an Ayurved graduate is trained & qualified in surgery then a MS (Ayurveda) Shalya Chikitsak […]

The silver lining

The silver lining The seven hundred odd doctors who have lost their lives to Covid 19 may finally not have been in vain. The Parliamentary standing committee on Health has stated in its report ‘Outbreak of Pandemic Covid-19 and its Management’ that the Government must address the abysmally low public spending on healthcare and raise […]

MHE

   Under the MHCA 2017, all hospitals, where the persons with mental illness (PMI) are admitted, are the MENTAL HEALTH ESTABLISHMENTS (MHE). To get recognized as a teaching centre for MBBS, all the medical colleges are required to have a specified number of indoor beds in Psychiatry. Therefore, all the medical colleges are MHE under […]

Medband

MedBand   Emergency Alert & Vitals Remote Tracking Device Findings Based on Market study done and findings from others sources, more than 50% of people do not reach hospital on time. A lot of precious time is still being wasted in taking a heart attack patient to a facility that is capable of treating heart […]

WHO CHIEF

Tedros was born in Asmara, which at that time was in Ethiopia—but is now the capital of Eritrea to Adhanom Gebreyesus and Melashu Weldegabir. The family originated from the Enderta awrajja of the province of Tigray. Tedros recalls that as a child he was very aware of the suffering and death caused by malaria.His younger […]

Drug-induced QT interval prolongation: mechanisms and clinical management

Drug-induced QT interval prolongation: mechanisms and clinical management Senthil Nachimuthu, Manish D. Assar, and Jeffrey M. Schussler Additional article information Abstract article-meta The prolonged QT interval is both widely seen and associated with the potentially deadly rhythm, Torsades de Pointes (TdP). While it can occur spontaneously in the congenital form, there is a wide array […]

Arrhythmogenic Foods: Grapefruit, gram floor, sesame seeds, another threats for Long QT Patients

June 07, 2019 at 11:52 PM Yes, Grapefruit!  While it has been known for over a decade that grapefruit contains a chemical that can block your body’s ability to degrade many prescribed medicines, it would not otherwise be expected to have direct effects on the electrical system of the heart.  Nevertheless, a recent study conducted […]

Po2

Precautions/Checklist while doing pulse oximetry : 1. Check spo2 after 15 minutes of rest 2. Hands should be warm. Low temperature may decrease the capillary perfusion leading to false low values 3. Use right middle finger or right thumb 4. Pulse oximetry should not be done under direct light like sunlight or OT light 5. […]

Low dose steroids in rheumatoid arthritis

Dr. Rohini Handa explains the role of low-dose and high-dose steroids in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), types of corticosteroids and when to use them in established RA, and useful facts for clinicians to use steroids in resource-constrained settings. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is the most common inflammatory polyarthritis chanced upon in clinical practice. The use of corticosteroids […]

Covid and mental health

 CONTRIBUTORS  Dr. Manisha Murugesan, Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bengaluru -560029. Dr.Patley Rahul, Post-Doctoral Fellow in Community Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bengaluru -560029. Dr. Rakesh Chander K., Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and […]

Neurotransmitters

SEROTONIN Now, onto the individual neurotransmitters. We’ll start with serotonin (also known as 5-hydroxytryptamine or 5-HT). Serotonin is a complex little guy because it has so many roles in your body. You probably are familiar with the idea that drugs that boost serotonin in the brain are used as antidepressants. However, serotonergic drugs have functions […]

Neurotransmitters

SEROTONIN Now, onto the individual neurotransmitters. We’ll start with serotonin (also known as 5-hydroxytryptamine or 5-HT). Serotonin is a complex little guy because it has so many roles in your body. You probably are familiar with the idea that drugs that boost serotonin in the brain are used as antidepressants. However, serotonergic drugs have functions […]

KAPLAN & SADOCK’S Study Guide and Self-Examination Review in Psychiatry Ninth Edition  KAPLAN & SADOCK’S Study Guide and Self-Examination Review in Psychiatry NINTH EDITION Benjamin James Sadock, M.D. Menas S. Gregory Professor of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine; Attending Psychiatrist, Tisch Hospital; Attending Psychiatrist, Bellevue Hospital Center; Honorary Medical Staff, Lenox Hill […]

Study Guide and Self-Examination Review in Psychiatry

KAPLAN & SADOCK’S Ninth Edition  KAPLAN & SADOCK’S Study Guide and Self-Examination Review in Psychiatry NINTH EDITION Benjamin James Sadock, M.D. Menas S. Gregory Professor of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine; Attending Psychiatrist, Tisch Hospital; Attending Psychiatrist, Bellevue Hospital Center; Honorary Medical Staff, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York Virginia Alcott […]

LABORATORY CONFIRMED COVID 19 PATIENT

LABORATORY CONFIRMED COVID 19 PATIENT  MILD DISEASE Uncomplicated URTI (&/or Fever) WITHOUT breathlessness/ Hypoxia SEVERE DISEASE Respiratory rate ≥ 30/min AND/ OR SpO2< 90% on Room Air MODERATE DISEASE Respiratory rate ≥24/min AND/ OR SpO2< 94% on Room Air    ADMIT in COVID WARD ANTIVIRALS   HCQ 400 mg BD for 1-day […]

MANAGEMENT OF COVID-19 PATIENTS IN HOME ISOLATION

MANAGEMENT OF COVID-19 PATIENTS IN HOME ISOLATION Prof. (Dr). Bibhuti Saha Prof. (Dr). Jyotirmoy Pal Prof. (Dr). Soumitra Ghosh   Clinical Presentation • Malaise • Fever • Dry cough • Rhinorrhoea • Headache • Anosmia • Dysgeusia • Ageusia • Irritability • Diarrhoea • Weakness • Confusion  Whom To Test • Patient with […]

Duration of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Infectivity: When Is It Safe to Discontinue Isolation?

Clinical Infectious Diseases REVIEW ARTICLE Duration of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Infectivity: When Is It Safe to Discontinue Isolation? Chanu Rhee,1,2,3 Sanjat Kanjilal,1,2 Meghan Baker,1,2,3 and Michael Klompas1,2,3 1Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School/Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 2Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, […]

Neurobiology of sleep*

Link to session recording and Summary of Live CME Chitchat 7 dated 08.11.2020 on *Neurobiology of sleep* (Please follow the page for future updates) Summary of Chitchat 7: Neurobiology (in general) broadly encompasses six aspects (i) Neuroanatomical structure, (ii) Neurophysiological function, (iii) Evolutionary biology, (iv) Molecular correlates, (v) Body correlates and (vi) Neurochemistry. Sleep has […]

‘A Disease protected in India”

‘A Disease protected in India” ©️ Dr. Rajas Deshpande There’s a deep valley between Doctors and many Patients, especially in India. Most patients and relatives refuse to grasp: That some diseases have no treatment, are not curable yet need a doctor’s supervision to maintain, prolong life with supportive medicines and techniques. That there cannot be […]

cases in psychiatry

Case Vignettes 1 1. Alzheimer’s Dementia 2. Delirium not induced by alcohol and other psychoactive substances. 3. Mental and behavioural disorder due to use of alcohol; dependence syndrome; uncomplicated withdrawal. 4. Mental and behavioural disorder due to use of alcohol; dependence syndrome – complicated withdrawal. (Delirium tremens with convulsions) 5. Mental and behavioural disorder due […]

Blood clots and covid

Blood clots continue to wreak havoc for patients with severe COVID-19 infection, and a new study explains what may spark them in up to half of patients. The culprit: An autoimmune antibody that’s circulating in the blood, attacking the cells and triggering clots in arteries, veins, and microscopic vessels. Blood clots can cause life-threatening events […]

What is Proteinuria?

What is Proteinuria? Increased excretion of proteins in the urine is called as proteinuria. Normal individuals excrete less than150 mg of total proteins per day. It consists of albumin less than 30 mg derived from serum, others mainly, Tamm-Horsfall/uromodulin secreted by thick ascending limb of Henle and early distal convoluted tubule, small molecular weight proteins […]

Breaking Down COVID-19

 Carey Kriz • Naiyer Imam Sarah Zaidi Editors BREAKING DOWN COVID-19 A Living Textbook Publication of First Medicine and Global Clinical Partners  Breaking Down COVID-19  Carey Kriz • Naiyer Imam • Sarah Zaidi Editors BREAKING DOWN COVID-19 A Living Textbook Publication of First Medicine and Global Clinical Partners Contents Chapter 1 Chapter […]

MCQ IN PSYCHIATRY

 Edited by Dr Anil Kakunje MCQ’s in Psychiatry & Psychology 1555 PLUS Revised Second Edition  1555 PLUS Published by The Indian Psychiatric Society Karnataka Chapter Copyright with the Editor First Edition : 2017 Printed at: Chetana Printers, Milagres, Mangalore Price: Rs. 250/- MCQ Rapid Fire Identify the person Fill in the blanks True/ […]

Indian Roots

Roots Written by Kadambi Srinivasan Published by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Tirupati 2019 ROOTS By Kadambi Srinivasan T.T.D. Religious Publications Series No.1181 © All Rights Reserved First Print : 2015 Re-print : 2019 Copies:1000 Published by Sri Anil Kumar Singhal, I.A.S., Executive Officer, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, Tirupati. D.T.P. Office of the Editor-in-chief, TTD,Tirupati. Printed at Tirumala […]