Daily Archives: 05/05/2021
Why oxygen shortage in India
Because the number of cases are huge. Simple. Cases were falling right from 71660 in October to 16110 around end of February. As cases fell, demand for Oxygen fell and nobody thought twice about restocking. When the cases surged, they surged too fast and the Oxygen stocks in states where cases are surging is getting […]
Why india exported the vaccine when it is in short supply
This man karan Thapar hates modi. He is intelligent enough to understand that SII vaccine is a contract between Poona wala and those who funded him and the company whose research the SII is using. Nothing was freely distributed. Because the vaccine is not indegenously developed, SII has contractual obligations to fulfill with regard to […]
WHO updated the criteria for discharge from isolation as part of the clinical care pathway of a COVID-19 patient.
Updated recommendation New recommendation (published on 27 May 2020 as part of more comprehensive clinical care guidance1) Within the Clinical Management of COVID-19 interim guidance published on 27 May 2020,1 WHO updated the criteria for discharge from isolation as part of the clinical care pathway of a COVID-19 patient. These criteria apply to all COVID-19 […]
IRIA PRESS STATEMENT on CT SCANS
IRIA PRESS STATEMENT (05-05-2021) The Indian Radiological and Imaging Association is shocked and disappointed at the recent comments by Dr Randeep Guleria, Director AIIMS on the use of CT Scans in the evaluation of Covid 19 patients, which has been widely circulated by the press and social media. The statement given by Dr Randeep are […]
Running fever. What to do
Looking at overall confusion and panic in the society, and even doctors, we a group of AIIMS-trained doctors have tried to summerise what seems reasonable. *Consensus guidance of AIIMS-trained specialists (AIMS2Health.com) on treatment of COVID 19* Q-1: I am running fever for three days, should I go for RT-PCR/Rapid Antigen Test/CBNAAT? In the current situation […]
*Fever in Covid- How to treat difficult cases?*.
*Covid Update-149* Fever is seen in about 78% cases of Covid. *Most patients (45%)will have intermittent fever in range of 100.5 to 102°F* especially young *About one-third patients may have low grade fever upto 100.4°F especially in old age* In only 15% cases fever crosses 102°F. About 15% cases can have fever with chills. Fever […]
Essentials of Psychiatry for Dermatology and Aesthetic Practice
￼ ￼ ￼ ￼ ￼ ￼ Essentials of Psychiatry for Dermatology and Aesthetic Practice Editors Dr. Ashwini P.K. Associate Professor Department of Dermatology JSS Medical College & Hospital JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research Dr. Kishor M. Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry JSS Medical College & Hospital JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research […]