Author Archives: deemagclinic

Medicine and the Mind

Medicine and the MindCaleb GarAdner, M.D., and Arthur Kleinman, M.D.bout 100 years ago, the psychiatrist and phi-losopher Karl Jaspers observed that biologicand psychological investigations of the mind were like “the exploration of an unknown continentand most humane care to people with medically and psychologi- cally complicated conditions.Our mind arises from brain function, and both conscious […]

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 […]

What is the salary of a doctor at AIIMS?

What is the salary of a doctor at AIIMS?I am giving a full scenario…………. Let’s start from Junior resident. JR is placed in level 10 (GP 5400). The total salary after all allowance will be around 1.1L. Senior Resident. SR is in Level 11 (GP 6600) and the total pay will be close to 1.25L. […]

STANDING COMMITTEE for MEDICAL ETHICS

IMA l u B – l e t i E n Message Dr. Sahajananda Prasad Singh IMA National President Indian Medical Association has organised a brain storming discussion on issues faced by Medical Profession on 9th April 2022 at IMA Headquarters (New Delhi). The topic chosen this time is “Patients’ Rights & Responsibilities vis-a-vis Doctors’ […]

doctors.

An intern, with a bag of O negative blood, running eccentrically through the hospital corridor to make sure the blood reaches the OT on time.A junior doctor hunching over a patient’s chest with all his strength trying to get a pulse.A surgeon who just identified the bleeder and ligated it.An obstetric surgeon who delivered a […]

SODIUM SELENATE RETARDS EPILEPTOGENESIS VIA ACTIVATING PROTEIN PHOSPHATASE 2A

0001 SODIUM SELENATE RETARDS EPILEPTOGENESIS VIA ACTIVATING PROTEIN PHOSPHATASE 2A P. Zheng*, S. Liu*, N. Jones*, S. Shultz*, G. Dezsi*, D. Wright†, C. Hovens‡, T.J. O’Brien*,§ *The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Medicine, Melbourne, Australia, †The Florey Institutes of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia, ‡The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Surgery, Melbourne, Australia, §Melbourne Brain Centre, Neurology, Melbourne, […]

NMC officials facing CBI probe on allegations of giving approvals to medical colleges for Cash: Report

New Delhi: The top officials of the National Medical Commission (NMC) have now landed in trouble as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has started to investigate the cash-for-clearance… — Read on medicaldialogues.in/health-news/nmc/nmc-officials-facing-cbi-probe-on-allegations-of-giving-approvals-to-medical-colleges-for-cash-report-92118

Hindi.

The bizarre irony is not lost on me when I write this to you in English suggesting to replace English from governance and education. Even though I do not wish to communicate in English, ‘independent’ India has robbed me and most Indians+ of their linguistic wealth and options. A person who doesn’t respect himself can […]

Psychedelics Road Ahead: Are We Ready

EDITORIALPsychedelics Road Ahead: Are We Ready?Mahesh R GowdaAbstrActPsychedelics are classed as a schedule I substance under the Controlled Substances Act of 1970 because of the potential for mind-changing effects. In vulnerable people, unsupervised use has the potential to lead to suicide. However, the management of end-of-life anxiety, severe resistant depression, resistant obsessive–compulsive disorder, and substance […]

Defensive Medicine and what it means to you and your family (non-doctors)

Though a bit long, but worth reading Defensive Medicine and what it means to you and your family (non-doctors)-by Dr. Pranav Kodial This article is primarily for non-doctors, to create awareness about the fast-growing problem of Defensive Medicine, a problem that will soon affect every non-doctor and his family. “Staring at danger may not be […]

Allopathy Hate: The big killer in India

Allopathy Hate: The big killer in India©️ Dr. Rajas Deshpande First Victim: He was twelve years old, had fits, controlled with meds, and had no side effects, monitored regularly. They kept on meeting different doctors. Some qualified quack (people who advise beyond their trained specialty) told them to stop the epilepsy medicine completely. They did. […]

Depression in Epilepsy: Etiology, Phenomenology,

Eprlepsia, . Department o l of Medicin Department zyzxywxwvuvtusrtsqrpqopnomnmlkljkih 4O(Suppl 47, 1999 zwyvxuwtsvruqtpsornmqp Depression in Epilepsy: Etiology, Phenomenology, I0):SZ I- & Wilkins, Philadelphi a Lippincott Williams 0International League Against Epilepsy f Psycholog S zyxwvutzsyrqxw Summary: A history of depression or depressive symptom- atology has been reported in up to two-thirds of patients with medically intractable […]

Guidelines for the management of status epilepticus

420 Viewpoint Hervé Outina, Hugues Lefortb and Vincent Peignec; the French Group for Status Epilepticus Guidelines European Journal of Emergency Medicine 2021, 28:420–422 aService de réanimation médico-chirurgicale, Centre hospitalier intercommunal de Poissy, Saint-Germain en Laye, bStructure des urgences, Hôpital d’Instruction des Armées Legouest, Metz and cService de Réanimation, Centre Hospitalier Métropole-Savoie, Chambéry, France In 2019, […]

Lead Poisoning From Ayurvedic Medicine Thomas Kron, MDApril 15, 202212189This article was originally published in German on Univadis.Core Messages Lead is used as a diluting agent for illegal drugs such as heroin and marijuana. However, drug users are not the only ones who need to watch out for the toxic heavy metal ― believers in […]

The art of caring

http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kishor-Manohar-Rao/publication/332035760_The_Art_of_Caring_-_Emergency_Minds/links/5c9c4892299bf111694bd045/The-Art-of-Caring-Emergency-Minds.pdf See discussions, stats, and author profiles for this publication at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/332035760 The Art of Caring – Emergency Minds Book · October 2018 CITATIONS READS 0 496 3 authors, including: Kishor Manohar Rao JSS Medical College, JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research Mysore 117 PUBLICATIONS 220 CITATIONS SEE PROFILE Some of the authors of […]

Anaesthesiologist: The Captain of Sinking Ship

Anaesthesiologist: The Captain of Sinking Ship Dr Balaji Asegaonkar Aurangabad He (Anaesthesiologist) got an urgent call from the coronary care unit to attend to one post-angioplasty patient who was deteriorating.. He rushed in… Patient was almost gasping with Blood pressure of 80 mmHg.. He immediately intubated him and started his work… Being cardiac Anaesthesiologist, he […]

Hormonal Aspects of Epilepsy

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 Street, Boston, MA 02115, Phone: 617-732-7547, FAX: 617-730-2885 Page B. Pennell: PPENNELL@PARTNERS.ORG Synopsis The interactions between hormones, epilepsy, and the medications […]

Retirement for doctors

“I am planning to retire in March”.When I said this, I was met with various types of responses that I hadn’t dreamt of.“Are you crazy?”, “You are too young to retire”, “What will you do after retiring?” “Doctors don’t retire, they only die” were some of the wacky responses to my statement.After almost four and […]

MEDICO-LEGAL STRESS SYNDROME

The recent horrendous case of a lady gynecologist in Rajasthan putting an end to her life , following charges of murder being leveled against her by the Police after the death of a patient due to PPH , has prompted me to re-publish this presentation I wrote a couple of years ago. The issue has […]

Ethics

IMA STANDING COMMITTEE for MEDICAL ETHICS l u B – l e t i E n Message Dr. Sahajananda Prasad Singh IMA National President Indian Medical Association has organised a brain storming discussion on issues faced by Medical Profession on 9th April 2022 at IMA Headquarters (New Delhi). The topic chosen this time is “Patients’ […]

How much does it cost to educate a medical student?

Medical College versus Other CollegeHow much does it cost to educate a medical student? 6 lakhs? 13 lakhs? Take the budget (yearly fund) of running a medical college and divide it by the number of MBBS students and you will get the figure. But is this money really spent on the students? Let’s see.What are […]

Pregnancy in women who have epilepsy Page B. Pennell, MD

Neurol Clin 22 (2004) 799–820 Emory Epilepsy Program, Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, 101 Woodruff Circle, Suite 6000 Atlanta, GA 30322, USA More than one million women who have epilepsy in the United States are in their active reproductive years and give birth to more than 24,000 infants each year. It is […]

Grey

Today is death anniversary of Henry Gray, father of Anatomy, surgeon, who was born in year 1827.He was an English anatomist, a product of St. George’s Hospital medical school. At age 25 he had been elected Fellow of Royal Society, at age 28 wrote the famous comprehensive anatomy book having 750 pages and 363 figures.Gray […]

Long COVID

More than 450 million individuals have recovered from COVID-19, but little is known about the host responses to long COVID. We performed proteomic and metabolomic analyses of 991 blood and urine specimens from 144 COVID-19 patients with comprehensive clinical data and up to 763 days of follow up. Our data showed that the lungs and […]

Sloth antibiotics

The extraordinary biological diversity of tropical forests harbors a rich chemical diversity with enormous potential as a source of novel bioactive compounds. Of particular interest are new environments for microbial discovery. Sloths – arboreal mammals commonly found in the lowland forests of Panama – carry a wide variety of micro- and macro-organisms on their coarse […]

What doctors must learn – Vol 1 Doctor, look beyond science Table of contents

Title of the book What doctors must learn – Vol 1 Doctor, look beyond science Table of contents 1.Is medicine a science or art? 2. Uncertainties in medicine in spite of advances 3. Changing trends, a challenge to the already trained 4. Diagnostic process often reversed 5. Super-specialty – boon or bane 6. Old and […]

The Cutting Edge of Schizophrenia Treatment

4/15/22, 2:40 PM https://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/557148_printhttp://www.medscape.orgThis article is part of a certified activity. The complete activity is available at: http://www.medscape.orgThe Cutting Edge of Schizophrenia Treatment: An Expert Interview With Henry A. Nasrallah, MDPosted: 5/25/2007Editor’s note: Recently published effectiveness studies of antipsychotic medication have changed the risk-benefit analysis for clinicians and patients. Beyond effectiveness, clinicians must consider neurologic […]

मेरा मुंसिफ ही मेरा कातिल है

Medical Negligence: Karnataka Court Convicts Three Doctors For Death Of Woman Operated Without Ventilator Facility & Other Life Saving EquipmentMustafa Plumber15 Jan 2022 4:30 PM “A Judicial Magistrate First Class court in Bidar district of Karnataka recently convicted three doctors for causing the death of a woman who was operated on by them without having […]

मारुति 800 vs मर्सीडीस in health care

मारुति 800के बजट में मर्सीडीस कैसे आएगी ?———————मारुति 800में कोई सेफ़्टी फ़ीचर नहीं था ।लेकिन अस्सी नब्बे के दशक में जब मारुति 800कार भारत के बाज़ार में आई तो उसने धूम मचा दी ।देखते ही देखते भारत के मध्यम वर्ग ने बजाज स्कूटर से मारुति की ऊँची उड़ान भरी और अपना कार का सपना पूरा […]

Medical Negligence: Karnataka Court Convicts Three Doctors For Death Of Woman Operated Without Ventilator Facility & Other Life Saving Equipment

Medical Negligence: Karnataka Court Convicts Three Doctors For Death Of Woman Operated Without Ventilator Facility & Other Life Saving EquipmentMustafa Plumber15 Jan 2022 4:30 PM “A Judicial Magistrate First Class court in Bidar district of Karnataka recently convicted three doctors for causing the death of a woman who was operated on by them without having […]

CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES Management of Psychiatric Disorders in Patients with Endocrine Disorders

CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES Management of Psychiatric Disorders in Patients with Endocrine Disorders Kshirod Kumar Mishra, Neena Sawant1, Shobit Garg2 Department of Psychiatry, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, 1Department of Psychiatry, Seth GSMC and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, 2Department of Psychiatry, Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical and Health Sciences, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India […]

Misconstrued Medico

A delightful epistle written by a colleague A Misconstrued Medico Dear Sir, I belong to a profession that Shashi Tharoorji would describe as ‘Somatic decrepitude mender’ and in common parlance… ‘Doctor’. Of late, I had some weird experiences which I would like to share with you sir! Recently I travelled with my family by flight […]

Treatment, rehabilitation and social reintegration for drug use disorders

Chapter I. Treatment, rehabilitation and social reintegration for drug use disorders: essential components of drug demand reduction A. Background 1. Concern for the health and welfare of humankind is the cornerstone of the international drug control frame- work. The Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961 as amended by the 1972 Protocol,4 the Convention on […]

Interactions between antiepileptic

Interactions between antiepileptic drugs Review Clinically important drug interactions in epilepsy: general features and interactions between antiepileptic drugs Philip N Patsalos and Emilio Perucca There are two types of interactions between drugs, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic. For antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), pharmacokinetic interactions are the most notable type, but pharmacodynamic interactions involving reciprocal potentiation of pharmacological effects […]

GODS IN THE OPERATION THEATRE

GODS IN THE OPERATION THEATRE‘Can I see one surgery?’ my engineer brother queried when he once came visiting me. He had never been inside an operation theatre. Spending time in any profession except our own is always fascinating but nothing beats the experience of an actual surgery for a layperson. I rubbed my hands in […]

NGO AND FOREIGN FUNDING

main.sci.gov.in/supremecourt/2021/10824/10824_2021_3_1501_34940_Judgement_08-Apr-2022.pdf NOEL HARPER & ORS. UNION OF INDIA & ANR. VERSUS WITH …PETITIONERS …RESPONDENTS 1 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL ORIGINAL JURISDICTION WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO. 566 OF 2021 WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO. 634 OF 2021 AND WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO. 751 OF 2021 JUDGMENT A.M. KHANWILKAR, J. 1. These petitions under Article […]

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CAN BRAIN SCANS REVEAL behaviour

CAN BRAIN SCANS REVEALassociations between MRI scans and various cognitive, behavioural and demographic traits, in samples ranging from 25 people to more than 32,000.In simulated studies involving thousands of people, the researchers identified reliable correlations that linked brain structure and activity in particular regions with behavioural traits — associations that they could replicate in different […]