Monthly Archives: September 2021

Perspectives in Psychiatry trainingWhat every postgraduate must know

FIRST EDITIONEdited by:Dr. Suhas Chandran MD. Dr. Kishor M. MD. ISBN: 978-93-5391-222-2Copyright:All rights reserved. The concept, the contents, print & publica

The Drama and The Tragedy of Indian Healthcare

The Drama and The Tragedy of Indian Healthcare (C) Dr. Sachin LandgeTranslation:Dr. Rajas Deshpande “One doesn’t need to be a doctor to start a hospital, just as one can start a hotel without knowing how to cook”. Big businessmen and corporates who must invest their money in profitable ventures knew this very well. Up came […]

MBA IN MEDICINE

Doctors Post* Just came across a post and sharing it….every doctor and patient must read it …. MBAs with no medical background: The worst thing to happen to Indian Private Healthcare System in the last 20 years? Till 20-25 years ago, almost every private hospital in India was managed by doctors at the top. That […]

How do you ‘judge’ a surgeon?

How do you ‘judge’ a surgeon? Well OT staff and sister judge a surgeon by their speed of doing surgery. They will keep saying to junior surgeons that particular surgeon is ‘great’ because he wraps up the procedure quickly. So faster is better for them. Anaesthetists also usually make this kind of judgement specially younger […]

Valproate in women

Guidance Document on Valproate Use in Women and Girls of Childbearing YearsJudy Shakespeare FRCGP1, Sanjay M Sisodiya FRCP21 On behalf of the Royal College of General Practitioners and 2Association of British Neurologists and Royal College of PhysiciansVersion 1, 29th March 20191 EndorsementsThe following organisations have endorsed this document:2 ContentsEndorsements…………………………………………………………………………………………. 2 Foreword……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 5 Executive Summary………………………………………………………………………………….. 6 […]

Statin study

Heart attack survivor Kenneth O’Loughlin is cheering the life-saving results of the landmark LIPID study pioneered by University of Sydney researchers at the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre (CTC). Following a heart attack in 1991, Mr O’Loughlin joined the Long-term Intervention with Pravastatin in Ischaemic Disease (LIPID) study—the first to investigate the survival effects of statins […]

Brief psychiatric treatment

Treatment: 1- GAD : ⁃ Psychotherapy⁃ Medications :⁃ Paroxetine + sertraline : SSRI⁃ venlafaxine : SNRI⁃ Buspirone : Serotonin receptor Agonist⁃ Benzodiazepines:⁃ Lorazepam⁃ Diazepam⁃ Clonazepam⁃ Alprazolam 2- panic attacks and panic disorder : ⁃ Psychotherapy ( first choice )⁃ SSRI⁃ SNRI⁃ Benzodiazepines 3-Schezofreniform : ⁃ similar to an acute exacerbation of schizophrenia ⁃ Psychotic symptoms […]

ADHD

i ADHD: A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING SYMPTOMS, CAUSES, DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT, AND CHANGES OVER TIME IN CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS, AND ADULTS ii iii FIFTH EDITION ✦ ADHD A Guide to Understanding Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Changes Over Time in Children, Adolescents, and Adults PAUL H. WENDER, MD AND DAVID A. TOMB, MD 1 iv 1 Oxford […]

Dengue

List of contributors Experts • Dr. Ashutosh Biswas, Professor of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (Team Lead ) • Dr. Suresh Kumar, Director Professor. Dept. of Medicine, Maulana Azad Medical College, LNH & GB pant Hospital, Delhi • Dr. Ghanshyam Pangtey, Professor of Medicine, LHMC & Srimati SK Hospital, New Delhi […]

Psychiatry practice pointers

It’s common for most of Psychiatrists to feel lack of confidence and fear of what would happened during initial few months of independent practice… esp when we get tough/difficult cases esp with multiple diagnosis…. But if You know basics of interview esp establishing rapport and eliciting important diagnostic symptoms and basics of prescribing Psychiatric medicines, […]

Dengue

List of contributors Experts • Dr. Ashutosh Biswas, Professor of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (Team Lead ) • Dr. Suresh Kumar, Director Professor. Dept. of Medicine, Maulana Azad Medical College, LNH & GB pant Hospital, Delhi • Dr. Ghanshyam Pangtey, Professor of Medicine, LHMC & Srimati SK Hospital, New Delhi […]