Monthly Archives: May 2022

Reality of medical practice!

Chethana Raj passing away Similar incident can happen to any doctor practising surgery or medicine .Media has become such a threat to medical professionals-really scary !! We should demand a law not to publish any details until competent authority (KMC) gives them permission to do so . The present incidence show causes such a weak […]

The bond between medical students and their cadavers

A letter from a medical student at the end of her gross anatomy course. Dearest Walter, The time we’ve spent together over the past few months has been wonderful, but I’m afraid it must come to an end. We knew this day would come. I must move on with my life, and you must move […]

seroprevalence

An older study, showing 97% seroprevalence in Delhi. The twist: this was BEFORE Omicron Children, before vaccination, had nearly as much seroprevalence- indicating that most of them were already infected BEFORE Omicron hit India. The best part: 3rd wave didn’t harm kids. 1/8ImageWe have observed that in Kerala too, where Omicron caused massive levels of […]

: Drug-resistant epilepsy

Epilepsia, 46(6):858–877, 2005 Blackwell Publishing, Inc. ⃝C 2005 International League Against Epilepsy Summary: Drug-resistant epilepsy with uncontrolled severe seizures despite state-of-the-art medical treatment continues to be a major clinical problem for up to one in three patients with epilepsy. Although drug resistance may emerge or remit in the course of epilepsy or its treatment, in […]

OPIOID AGONISTS FOR TREATMENT OF OPIOID DEPENDENCE (OATOD)

OPIOID AGONISTS FOR TREATMENT OF OPIOID DEPENDENCE (OATOD): GUIDELINES FOR IMPLEMENTATION IN THE STATE OF PUNJAB A. Background B. RationaleandScopeofthisdocument C. Objectives D. Basic facts about opioid agonist treatment of opioid dependence (OATOD) E. Essentialpre-requisitesforstartingOATOD F. Guidelines on OATOD for opioid withdrawal (vis-à-vis clonidine) G. Guidelines on OATOD for opioid maintenance (Opioid Substitution Therapy, OST) […]

Drug-resistant epilepsy

Epilepsia, 46(6):858–877, 2005 Blackwell Publishing, Inc. ⃝C 2005 International League Against Epilepsy Summary: Drug-resistant epilepsy with uncontrolled severe seizures despite state-of-the-art medical treatment continues to be a major clinical problem for up to one in three patients with epilepsy. Although drug resistance may emerge or remit in the course of epilepsy or its treatment, in […]

Hormonal Aspects of Epilepsy

NIH Public Access Author Manuscript Neurol Clin. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2010 November 1. Published in final edited form as: Neurol Clin. 2009 November ; 27(4): 941. doi:10.1016/j.ncl.2009.08.005. Hormonal Aspects of Epilepsy Page B. Pennell, MD [Director of Research] Division of Epilepsy/EEG/Sleep, Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis […]

उसनेकहाथा

उसनेकहाथा … वे मेरी शुरुआती प्रैक्टिस के दिन थे। मेरा क्लिनिक बहुत छोटा सा था, इतना छोटा कि बड़े लोग आने में हज़ार बार हिचकें।मगर उस दिन एक लम्बा गोरा और सुदर्शन पुरुष मेरे कमरे में आया। उसके गले में पड़ी सोने की मोटी ज़ंजीर और पर्फ़्यूम की अनोखी महक से उसकी हैसियत का पता […]

AN INCIDENT OF DISCRIMINATION AND SHAME AT THE RANCHI AIRPORT

N INCIDENT OF DISCRIMINATION AND SHAME AT THE RANCHI AIRPORT Via~ Manisha Gupta Yesterday, at the Ranchi airport, an adolescent with special needs, was in great distress. He had had a very uncomfortable car ride to the airport. By the time he had gone through security check and reached the gate (almost an hour ahead […]

Pristine, DocOn, Lybrate and Others with Healthcare.

Zomato. How the Indian restaurants were butchered, grilled and swallowed. SAME WILL HAPPEN TO DOCTORS THROUGH PRACTICE APPS They started off as a directory service for restaurants and listed them. Then they started reviewing them. They slowly ventured into table reservations and asked for a little commission. The restaurants loved it. Zomato was a friend. […]

Daughter from California syndrome

Daughter from California syndrome “Daughter from California” syndrome is a phrase used in the medical profession to describe a situation in which a long-lost relative arrives at the hospital at which a dying elderly relative is being treated, and insists that the medical team pursue aggressive measures to prolong the patient’s life, or otherwise challenges […]

Lessons learnt from Rajasthan suicide case

Lessons learnt from Rajasthan suicide case Dr Gaurav Aggarwal MBBS, MD (Forensic Medicine), DNB, LLB Medicolegal Consultant, Lawyer & Professor-Forensic Medicine Mob: 9811154655 A false case of Murder (u/s 302 IPC) / Culpable homicide (u/s 304 IPC) has been registered against a doctor by the Police. What are the remedies available to a doctor for […]

potentially modifiable risk factor for dementia

Impaired vision: A potentially modifiable risk factor for dementiaProf. V Nagarajan, Chairman & Head Neurosciences Research & Translational Task Force, ICMR, New Delhi; Chairman, IEC, Govt. Madurai Medical College; Director, VN Neuro Care Centre, Madurai, 04 May 2022Coronavirus Live Count Map India remove_red_eye 163 ViewsCOVID-19 Vaccine Updates Multispeciality 0Vision impairment is an important potentially modifiable […]