Category neuropsychiatry

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 […]

ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL CONSULTANTS MUMBAI Public Trust Act 1950 Regn. No. F – 7373 Bom Societies Regn. Act Xxlof 1860 Regn. No. Bom-454/81 GBBSD 302, The Summit Business Park Premises Chsl, Opp. PVR Cinema, Andheri (East), Mumbai – 40093 Tel: 022 2683 6019 2682 1109 2684 1109 98674 50066 Managing Trustee DR. KISHORE ADYANTHAYA 9867122776 […]

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 […]

8 fights worth picking with your kids:Parenting is hard.

8 fights worth picking with your kids:Parenting is hard. We’re all figuring it out as we go. One of the most difficult things to sort through is when to take a stand, And when to let up. There’s no magic formula for figuring this out, But these are a few things I’ve found worth squaring […]

From 38 yrs of private practice

To summarise the lessons learnt…..From 38 yrs of private practice in Hisar town with then population of less than one lac now Medical Hub of Northern India Never ever fear the judicial process. If there are unhappy moments during any part of treatment process, try that the matter goes in legal process rather than any […]

Basic mechanisms of antiepileptic drugs and their pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic interactions: an update

Basic mechanisms of antiepileptic drugs and their pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic interactions: an updateW3adys3aw Lasoñ1,2, Monika Dudra-Jastrzêbska3,5, Konrad Rejdak4, Stanis3aw J. Czuczwar3,5􏰀Department of Experimental Neuroendocrinology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Smêtna 12, PL 31-343 Kraków, PolandDepartment of Drug Management, Institute of Public Health, Jagiellonian University, Medical College, Grzegórzecka 20, PL 31-351 Kraków, Poland!Department of Pathophysiology, “Department of Neurology, Medical […]

Dr vipin mohan Vaishitha discovers a new disease

Am I taking a break from pandemic-related news? Is the pandemic over? No, then why in the midst of the pandemic, I’m doing this long thread on something different? Will disclose the reason in the end…..but I think this fascinating tale needed to be told to my twitter family 1/Most of my close associates are […]

VIEWPOINTList of essential psychotherapeutic medicines 2019 of India: When science was left behind

VIEWPOINTList of essential psychotherapeutic medicines 2019 of India: When science was left behindArpit Parmar, Santanu Nath1, Susanta Kumar PadhyDepartment of Psychiatry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, 1Department of Psychiatry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Deoghar, Jharkhand, IndiaINTRODUCTIONThe Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, has recently come up with […]

Doctor’s liability -Criminal liability ,Civil liability , Contractual liability

Presented by Dr. S.M.Kantikar National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission New Delhi [www.ncdrc.nic.in] 26 March 2022 at Jabalpur (MP) 1 Doctor’s liability Criminal liability Civil liability Contractual CPA,2019 PRB 2 To succeed to claim, the C/o has to prove 1. Duty towards patient 2. Deficiency in duty (breach) 3. Directly results- injury (causa causans ) 4. […]

MEDICAL PROFESSION BOILING-JUSTICE FOR DR ARCHANA SHARMA

“The God is Dead.” This is the headline which is passing through the minds of scores of patients who were treated by Dr. Archana Sharma. A Gynaecologist par excellence, a Gold medalist, always scoring above 90% in academics, brilliant orator etc is no more with us. It’s not just a loss to the family but […]

Doctors of India, never make the mistake of going to villages

Doctors of India, never make the mistake of going to villages. Everywhere Vikas Dubey or Ballya Joshi gang gang’s gang are sitting to hunt you. 🥵💥!! ️ 20 August 2020, 11 PM – My name is Dr. Sunit Upadhyay. I was Associate Professor and Department President in Psychiatry Department in Govt Medical College Gujarat. More […]

FOGSI statement

We , at FOGSI, are extremely pained at what happenned at Anand hospital in Rajasthan .A patient died at the hospital of complications of delivery . We understand that the family gets devastated at the loss of a pregnant woman who leaves behind a new born . We also understand the need for the police […]

MCI ETHICS

INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION UTTARANCHAL STATE BRANCH (Registered under the Societies Act XXI of 1860)Affiliated to IMA Hqrs., New Delhi47, Ballupur Road, Dehradun – 248001President ElectDr. C. S. Joshi jmhjoshi@gmail.comVice President, Zone-IDr. Dinesh Singh neelkanthnetralaya@gmail.comVice President, Zone-II Dr. D. M. Gahlot drdmgahlot@gmail.comHony. TreasurerDr. Sanjay Upreti drsanjayupreti@gmail.comHony. Jt. SecretaryDr. Amit Singh dramitsingh@hotmail.comHony.Jt. SecretaryDr. Rahul Singh drrahul_singh@yahoo.co.inEditor, IMA […]

INDIAN MEDIGAL GOUNGIL ( PROFESSIONAL CON DUCT, ETIQUETTE AND ETHICS) REGULATIONS, 2OO2

INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION UTTARANCHAL STATE BRANCH (Registered under the Societies Act XXI of 1860) Affiliated to IMA Hqrs., New Delhi 47, Ballupur Road, Dehradun – 248001 President Elect Dr. C. S. Joshi jmhjoshi@gmail.com Vice President, Zone-I Dr. Dinesh Singh neelkanthnetralaya@gmail.com Vice President, Zone-II Dr. D. M. Gahlot drdmgahlot@gmail.com Hony. Treasurer Dr. Sanjay Upreti drsanjayupreti@gmail.com Hony. […]

Gene expression profiling in practitioners of Sudarshan Kriya

Gene expression profiling in practitioners of Sudarshan Kriya Author links open overlay panelHimaniSharmaaNeetaSinghaShow moreShareCitehttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2007.07.003Get rights and contentAbstract BackgroundThe rapid pace of life, eating habits, and environmental pollution have increased stress levels and its related disorders. The complex molecular response to stress is mediated by stress genes and a variety of regulatory pathways. Oxidative stress is […]