Monthly Archives: May 2021

*Covid Update-152

*Covid Update-152* *When to get vaccinated after Covid 19 infection?* 🌹 *What various agencies have to say?* *CDC* The US’ Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that a covid recovered person should get vaccinated but CDC does not frame any time line. Though CDC clarifies that *If you were treated for COVID-19 with […]

Covid-19 Vaccines: What We Know So Far!

Covid-19 Vaccines: What We Know So Far! (By Dr Vipin M. Vashishtha, MD) Global Scenario: 1-Ten different Covid-19 vaccines have shared their Phase III data; 2 based on mRNA, 4 on viral vector, 3 on inactivated & 1 on protein subunit platform 2-After 4 months of their trials, now there is a definite gradient in […]

COVID-19 Management with New Protocol Prof. Soumitra

COVID-19 Management with New Protocol Prof. Soumitra Ghosh MD (Cal), FRCP (Edin), FACE (USA), FACP (USA), SCOPE (UK) MD, FRCP (Edin), FACE (USA), DTCD, FICP MSc. Diabetes (UK), PG.Dip Diabetes (UK), DTCD (Cal), FICP Professor of Medicine Head, Obesity & Lifestyle Diseases Division Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education & Research SSKM, Belle Vue & Nightingale […]

How to Reduce Prednisone Withdrawal Symptoms

Determining the Appropriate Tapering Strategy By Carol Eustice Medically reviewed by Grant Hughes, MD on July 21, 2019 Table of Contents Table of Contents Why Taper? Withdrawal How to Taper What to Expect Alternatives Prednisone is a synthetic steroid with potent anti-inflammatory effects that is used to treat inflammatory types of arthritis and other conditions.1 […]

SARS-CoV-2 triggered ‘PANIC’1 attack in severe COVID-19

Part I. SARS-CoV-2 triggered ‘PANIC’1 attack in severe COVID-19 Elliot M. Frohman, Nicole R. Villemarette-Pittman, […], and Teresa C. Frohman Additional article information Abstract article-meta The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has produced a world-wide collapse of social and economic infrastructure, as well as constrained our freedom of movement. This respiratory tract infection is nefarious […]

Psychosocial Support during the COVID-19 pandemic

 A Training Manual for Counsellors April 2021  Rahbar A Field Action Project of the School of Human Ecology Tata Institute of Social Sciences In collaboration with National Disaster Management Authority   Psychosocial Support During The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Training Manual for Counsellors April 2021 By Rahbar A Field Action Project of the […]

The Impact of COVID-19 on Recovery and Rehabilitation

Bouncing Back From COVID-19 Your Guide to Restoring Movement 1  The Impact of COVID-19 on Recovery and Rehabilitation As COVID-19 attacks the body and mind — our rehabilitation e orts aim to restore the whole person, helping you return to your previous quality of life. Common impairments of COVID-19 include weakness, fatigue and shortness […]

An overview of the MATH+, I-MASK+ and I-RECOVER Protocols. In covid

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*Should we combine methylphenidate and guanfacine? *

Fact no. 1: Even though stimulant medications are very effective for ADHD in children and adolescents, only about half the patients get full improvement in the ADHD symptoms. Even with energetic and careful optimization of the dose of the stimulant in the MTA study, only 56% of children with ADHD reached symptom remission. Fact no. […]

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 […]

Prof. Kapila

Prof. Kapila 83 years of age had history of Diabetes and CAD S/P stents. He had received 2 doses of mRNA vaccine a month before leaving for India. During his visit he contracted COVID-19 and was hospitalized for 4 days but signed out against medical advice. Thereafter he was admitted to a different hospital where […]

INDIAN MEDICAL SERVICES

  REPORT ON INDIAN MEDICAL SERVICES PREPARED BY NATIONAL WORKING GROUP (Indian Medical Association, New Delhi) Dr. Rajan Sharma Dr. R.V. Asokan National President Hony. Secretary General  INDEX CHAPTER NO. CONTENTS PAGE NO. 1. PROLOGUE 01 2. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE 04 3. THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE SERVICE 10 4. NEED 13 5. POST INDEPENDENCE […]

*आवश्यक मेसेज* कोविद बीमारी

सभी यह information पढ़े और शेयर करें। *शरीर में ब्लड प्रेशर.* *120 / 80 — Normal * *130 / 85 — Normal (Control)* *140 / 90 — High थोड़ा बढ़ा हुआ* *150 / 95 — Very High बहुत ज्यादा* *Oxygen Leval)* *ऑक्सिजन लेव्हल* ऑक्सिजन ऑक्सिमीटर से चेक करने पर.. *94 – Normal * *95, 96, […]

The COVID-19 adaptive risk predictor (SCARP), an algorithmic tool

The COVID-19 adaptive risk predictor (SCARP), an algorithmic tool, can estimate the risk of progression to serious disease or death in adult patients (18 years and older) hospitalised with COVID-19 on a 1-day and 7-day basis. Given the current crisis, this calculator can prove to be an indispensable tool for Indian clinicians in the front […]

Covid treatment and sudden death

COVID-19 treatments, QT interval, and arrhythmic risk: The need for an international registry on arrhythmias Lia Crotti, MD, PhD and Elena Arbelo, MD, PhD, MSc Additional article information In December 2019, the Chinese public health authorities reported several cases of acute respiratory syndrome in the city of Wuhan caused by the novel severe acute respiratory […]

*Tips on Selecting the right oxygen concentrator.*

The most important is to understand Covid patients require 90% Oxygen concentration at 1to 5Litre flow and above to 10L when they are suffering with acute respiratory discomfort. *90% oxygen concentration is the most important point here.* 1. We can break down oxygen concentrator into small (5 to 10 kg) oxygen concentrator suitable for COPD […]

*Covid Update-130*

COVID SECOND WAVE *Guiding Principles* 1. RT-PCR may be negative-(read ORF/Rdrp and N/E gene as S gene may not be detectable). 2. Diagnosis (If RT-PCR negative) Clinical symptoms, Serum Markers CT Chest. 3. Loss of smell is equal to RT-PCR 4. Virus stops replicating after 9 days. 5. Around15 minutes of exposure is required to […]

Military hospitals for civilians during Covid

Finally a Good News : To Counter scarcity of Covid ICU Beds in India (Second Wave ) ADGPI – Indian Army today announced opening up of its all Military hospitals for civilians during Covid. The medical staff of the Army is being made available to various State governments also and the Indian Army is setting […]

Fauci. What’s to be done

NO nation likes to lock itself down but an “immediate” shutdown for a “few weeks” could put an end to the cycle of transmission in India, Dr Anthony S Fauci, one of Covid’s most trusted global voices, told The Indian Express. That will provide a window, he said, to take critical “immediate, intermediate, and long […]

Covid mild cases