It was a Google Doodle of Rukhmabai Raut, a child bride who was not only one of India’s first divorcees but also a pathbreaking female doctor, that led London-based journalist and author Kavitha Rao down an enchanting rabbit hole from which emerged her book ‘Lady Doctors: The Untold Stories of India’s First Women in Medicine’. […]

 Contents Preface Foreword Acknowledgements 1. Drug De-addiction Programmes in India 2. Assessment and Diagnosis in Substance Use Disorder 3. Epidemiology of Substance Use 4. Acute Effects of Alcohol, Opioid and Cannabis Use 5. HealthHazardsofLongTermAlcohol,Opioid and Cannabis Use 6. Treatment Principles and Issues in Manage- ment of Substance Use Disorder – An Overview 7. Pharmacotherapy […]

*Why is lithium-induced “benign” tremor important?* There is something about tremors that make them particularly unacceptable to patients. In part, this may be because they are visible to others. Many of patients have complained to me that it was embarrassing for them for others to notice that their hands were trembling–at work or in social […]

   DSM-5 Classification of Mood Disorders  Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder  Dysthymia (Persistent Depressive Disorder)  Major Depressive disorder (unipolar depression) Depressive disorder not otherwise specified (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, Atypical depression, Postnatal depression, Seasonal affective disorder)   Bipolar II Disorder (Hypomania + Major Depressive disorder)   Bipolar I Disorder (Mania with Major […]

Differential diagnosis  Chronic schizophrenia In chronic schizophrenia the diagnosis itself is rarely in doubt. 1. neurological syndromes (e.g. a leukodystrophy) can mimic the clinical picture. 2. A more common problem is to distinguish negative symptoms from depression 3. from the sedative and parkinsonian effects of antipsychotics. Management of acute schizophrenia The management of schizophrenia […]

 12/7/2019 Assist.Prof.Hafidh M.Farhan 1 References Comprehensive Text book of Psychiatry       ;By B. Manual of Psychiatric Emergencies; By Steven Hyman, and George Emergency Psychiatry; By Randy and Brook Sadock and V. . Sadock     Tesar . Hillard     ,    Saturday, […]

Overview of psychiatry • Psychiatry is, in fact, fundamentally similar to the rest of medicine: the treatments used are primarily evidence-based. • Psychiatric disorders may be defined as illnesses that are conventionally treated with treatments used by psychiatrists, just as surgical conditions are those thought best treated by surgery. Studying psychiatry Studying psychiatry is worthwhile […]

Assist.Prof. Hafidh M. Farhan Head of Department of Psychiatry Kufa College of Medicine University of Kufa ——————————————– Signs and Symptoms in Psychiatry Disorders of perception. Illusions. Misperception or misinterpretation of a real external sensory stimulus. Hallucinations. A false perception without an objective stimulus. a)Hypnogogic Hallucinations. b)Hypnopompic Hallucinations. c)Auditory Hallucinations. d)Visual Hallucinations. e)Olfactory Hallucinations. f)Gustatory Hallucinations. […]

Mental Health care and Neurology Block-Phase II 2017 Psychosis and schizophrenia 1. Synopsis A. A syndrome not a diagnosis B. Symptoms and presentations in psychosis C. Differential diagnosis and classification D. Epidemiology E. Aetiology F. Management. 2. Self-test Questions A. What is “thought broadcast”? B. What are the core symptoms of schizophrenia according to the […]

Dr. Hafidh M. Farhan kufa medical college psychiatry 2018-2019 بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم 6th stage Taking a psychiatric history The purpose of the psychiatric history is help with decisions about diagnosis, will increase understanding of the factors that may influence symptoms or problems, and to help determine the most appropriate treatment and management plan. It […]

*Covid Update-216* *Vaccine Variants and Third Wave*: A meeting was held on the Aegis of East Delhi Physicians Association in 10 July 2021. *Padam Shree Prof Raman Gangakhedkar from ICMR enlightened the audience with his original ideas, Dr Moorjhani Infectious Diseases Specialist also shared his experiences*. Meeting was chaired by Dr SK Gupta, Dr Pankaj […]

1. Never give it for more than 15 days. 2. See Patient again after 15 days and re issue. 3. Even in repeat case’s, make sure that he or she are the patient , identify the pt. By photo I. D. Card , and then issue. *Not to the attendants.* 3. Avoid issuing certificate for […]

*Drug dilution simplified* To make a solution of Norepinephrine, should I take Normal Saline or 5D? –the nurse asked. Which solution NS or 5D to take to make Amiodarone infusion? Is it better to write the solvent in the prescription? And does it matter? This is an everyday happening and how to solve the diluents […]

Finally, good news: *THE BRAIN OF AN ELDERLY PERSON.* The director of the George Washington University College of Medicine argues that the brain of an elderly person is much more plastic than is commonly believed. At this age, the interaction of the right and left hemispheres of the brain becomes harmonious, which expands our creative […]

WHO designated 2020 as the “International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife” and while this designation came prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot think of a better time to honour and recognize nurses for their commitment to the profession. Around the world nurses are on the front lines battling COVID-19 daily. But what […]

*Covid Update -204* *Covid vaccination in Pregnancy* *Government of India on 25 June 21 approved covid-19 vaccination for pregnant women*. The Ministry of Health has issued guidelines that covid-19 vaccine can be given to the *pregnant women*. Note : MoHFW had already recommended vaccine for lactating women in second Half of May 21 *Is it […]

*Covid Update- 203* *Delta+ and Third Wave* 🔰 *Will the Third wave be driven by Delta plus variant?* *Too early to say as Virus* is constantly mutating. But the way this variant has spread across nations possibility can’t be denied. 🔰 *Does Delta plus variant has higher transmission?* ◆No definite evidence as yet. Evidence of […]

While delivering his speech on the occasion of National Doctors’ day, CJI NV Ramana expressed concern towards the brutal attacks happening on doctors while on duty. “It is saddening that our doctors are being brutally attacked while on duty. Why is it that the medical professionals are at the receiving end for someone else’s failure?” […]

Pandemic Surges Again in Many Parts of the World, Fueled by Variants The highly contagious Delta variant is on the rise, and countries that hoped they had seen the worst of Covid-19 are being battered again. June 30, 2021 The nightmare is returning. In Indonesia, grave diggers are working into the night, as oxygen and […]

The Dragon Man lived more than 146,000 years ago in a chilly region in northeastern China, as depicted in this reconstruction. ILLUSTRATION BY CHUANG ZHAO Please be respectful of copyright. Unauthorized use is prohibited. SCIENCENEWS ‘Dragon Man’ skull may be new species, shaking up human family tree Hidden down a well for decades, the stunningly […]

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine takes the prestigious title of the world’s medical school for 2021, that’s according to the CEOWORLD magazine. Harvard Medical School earned itself a respectable second place, with Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is ranked third. The 2021 rankings placed NYU Grossman School of Medicine in […]

  Guidance for Management of Pregnant Women in COVID-19 Pandemic  ICMR – National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health Jehangir Merwanji Street, Parel, Mumbai – 400 012 PREFACE These infection prevention and control considerations are for healthcare facilities providing obstetric care for pregnant patients with confirmed novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) or pregnant Persons […]

आए दिन डॉक्टरों को कूटने वाली भारत की “भोत समझदार” जनता के लिए कुछ भोत इम्पोर्टेन्ट जानकारियाँ… 1. भारत में दस हज़ार लोगों के लिए एक डॉक्टर उपलब्ध है। विश्व मानकों के अनुसार एक हज़ार लोगों पर एक डॉक्टर होना चाहिये। 2. भारत की सरकार जीडीपी का सिर्फ़ 1.02 प्रतिशत स्वास्थ्य सेवाओं पर ख़र्च करती […]

*THE VEBLEN EFFECT* At 23, Julius Caesar was a junior politician on the way up – and he had substantial advantages: Confidence and Brains! While sailing across the Aegean Sea, he was captured by Sicilian pirates. They demanded a ransom: 20 talents of silver. That is about 620 Kg, worth about $600,000 today. Caesar told […]

International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) Primary Care Task Force of the Education Council Epilepsy Competencies & Learning Objectives for Primary Health Care 6 Domains | 26 Competencies | 85 Learning Objectives 1.0 Diagnosis . 1.1  Define what is a seizure and epilepsy? 1.1.1 Demonstrate working knowledge of what is an epileptic seizure. 1.1.2 Demonstrate working […]

 How to get your research published… …and then noticed. elsevier.com/authors  Contents Introduction Getting published Getting noticed Tracking your impact Why publish with Elsevier? Useful links 1 2 23 27 29 31            December 2020 Copyright © 2020 Elsevier All rights reserved   […]

How to Write and Publish an Academic Research Paper 101 Tips from JournalPrep.com 1. The research paper topic should be unique and there should be a logical reason to study it. 2. Do your homework. Make sure you know what investigators in your field and other fields have published about your topic (or similar topics). […]

 ASSOCIATION FOR PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF RABIES IN INDIA APCRI 1. Should we give rabies vaccines and immunoglobulins to animal bite cases if they have received COVID-19 vaccines recently? Yes; Post Exposure Prophylaxis is life-saving in all animal exposures for all age groups [1, 7]. A complete course of vaccination and immunoglobulins/ monoclonal antibodies […]

 Since January 2020 Elsevier has created a COVID-19 resource centre with free information in English and Mandarin on the novel coronavirus COVID- 19. The COVID-19 resource centre is hosted on Elsevier Connect, the company’s public news and information website. Elsevier hereby grants permission to make all its COVID-19-related research that is available on the […]

Periventricular Leukomalacia (PVL) in Children What is periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) in children? Periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) is a softening of white brain tissue near the ventricles. The ventricles are fluid-filled chambers in the brain. These are the spaces in the brain that contain the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). The white matter is the inner part of the […]

Contents Part 1: Introduction Introduction ……………………………………………………………..1 WhyContents Part 1: Introduction Introduction ……………………………………………………………..1 Why Values in Healthcare? : an introductory paper ………………………2 . 1  A Values-based Approach…………………………………………….8 . 2  A Spiritual Approach……………………………………………….12 . 3  Values in Healthcare Programme ………………………………….14 OHPs 1–8 Part 2: Guidance for Facilitators Introduction…………………………………………………………….25 . 1  Structure of Values in Healthcare Programme………………………25 . […]

The 1970s saw a intense competition between various countries in producing the first test tube baby. The Americans were almost there but their own quagmire of legal laws handed over the victory to Dr. Robert Edwards of the UK. History was created when the first IVF baby, Louis J Brown was delivered on 25 July […]

I still remember that day I was on the dice lifting up Dr Malviya and repelled Dhakka etal single handed ,as when I challenged and pushed them away they ran out of the class I still remember Vijaya Sharma spotted me and told Dr Malviya about my action. I was called to the Principals residence […]

Came across this well written article. Needs to be given wide circulation. “Our Answers Have Changed – the root cause of liberal & international angst against India” By Kishore Asthana In 1942, Albert Einstein was teaching at Oxford and he gave his senior students an examination. Later, when his assistant asked him why he had […]

All CDMOs & CMO Rourkela, Sundergarh. Sub: Fire Prevention measures in Hospitals and clinical establishments. Sir/Madam, As pr the recommendation of the Joint Committee, the following categories of Hospitals/clinical establishments require a Fire Safety Clearance Certificate from the Fire Prevention Wing of the office of “Directorate General, Fire Service, Home Guards & Civil Defense, Odisha, […]

Trust and faith …. 333 BCE. Alexander’s army was passing through Cicilia (Modern day Turkey). Alexander the Great decided to take a bath in the icy water of the river Cidnus (Now called ‘Berdan’). The following day he developed fever, and gradually it led to febrile convulsions. The royal physicians accompanying the king were very […]

15 वर्षों की नौकरी के अनुभव के आधार पर बताना चाहूँगा कि भारी कमी के बावजूद चिकित्सकों का कहाँ कहाँ दुरुपयोग किया जाता है – 1. सबसे ज्यादा दुरुपयोग VIP ड्यूटीज में, जब किसी एक VIP के लिए कई-कई चिकित्सकों को, अस्पतालों से हटा कर एम्बुलेंस में ठूँस कर घंटों के लिए बैठा दिया जाता […]

The possibility that the pandemic began with an escape from the Wuhan Institute of Virology is attracting fresh attention. President Biden has asked the national intelligence community to redouble efforts to investigate. Much of the public discussion has focused on circumstantial evidence: mysterious illnesses in late 2019; the lab’s work intentionally supercharging viruses to increase […]

Part 1 Dr. Rahul Jain, Psychiatrist, West Bengal June 2017 (PDF files are difficult to read in mobiles. I would like to request you to read it in your laptop. Also if the hyperlinks do not work in your mobile, please open with another PDF reader app, or read the PDF in your computer) In […]

To mix or not to mix – compatibilities of parenteral drug solutions Peter Murney, Deputy Director, Pharmacy Department, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney  Summary many injectable drugs cannot be mixed together in syringes or infusions. Some cannot be safely diluted in infusion bags. Incompatibility can involve precipitation, ionic reactions, evolution of gas and denaturation […]

 USOO6896907B2 (12)UnitedStatesPatent (10)PatentNo.: US6,896,907B2 Khanujaetal. (54) USE OF BOACTIVE FRACTION FROM COW URINEDISTILLATE(“GO-MUTRA)AS A BIO-ENHANCER OF ANTI-INFECTIVE, ANT-CANCERAGENTS AND NUTRIENTS (75) Inventors: SumanPreetSinghKhanuja, (45)DateofPatent: May24,2005 (60) ProvisionalaplicationNo.60/241,842,filedonOct.20, 2000. (51) Int.Cl.”.A61K35/24;A61K35/23 (52) U.S.Cl..424/558;424/537 (58) FieldofSearch.424/537,558 Lucknow(IN);SushilKumar, Lucknow(IN);AjitKumarShasany, Lucknow(IN);JaiShankarArya, Lucknow(IN);MahendraPandurang Darokar,Lucknow(IN);Monika Singh,Lucknow(IN);PrachiSinha, Lucknow(IN);SoumyaAwasthi, Lucknow(IN);SubhashChandra Gupta,Lucknow(IN);VivekKumar Gupta,Lucknow(IN);MadanMohan Gupta,Lucknow(IN);Ram Kishore Verma,Lucknow(IN);SwetaAgarwal, Lucknow(IN);SunilBalkrishna Mansinghka,Maharashtra(IN);Suresh HaribhauDawle,Maharashtra(IN) (73) ASSignee: Council ofScientificand […]

*गंभीर चिंतन,आत्ममंथन* *(कुछ जरूरी बिंदु)* *किसी भी व्यक्ति के पूर्व में किये अच्छे कर्मों के आधार पर उसे जो सम्मान दिया गया,वो तत्कालीन था।उसे वर्तमान में किये जा रहे कर्मों के आधार पर ही सम्मान मिलना चाहिए।उसे लगातार सम्मान पाने के लिए लगातार सम्मानजनक कार्य करने होंगे।अंधभक्ति आदमी को अंधा बना देती है।* *उदाहरण के […]

 HISTORICAL GLIMPSE Anatomy Journal of Africa, 2014; 3 (2): 362 – 365 Deepa, K Pushpalatha Correspondence to: Dr Deepa Bhat, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, JSS Medical College, JSS University, S S Nagar, Mysore, Karnataka. 570015. (India) E-mail: deepavijaybhat@gmail.com ABSTRACT Sushruta, a practitioner of ancient Indian Medicine has made significant contributions to various branches […]

Logo Indian Medico- Legal Ethics Association Professional Assistance / Welfare Scheme . 1)  The scheme shall be known as PAS “Professional Assistance Scheme”. . 2)  ONLY the life member of IMLEA & IAP shall be the beneficiary of this scheme on yearly basis. The member can renew to remain continuous beneficiary of this scheme by […]

The Indian Journal of Medical Research Wolters Kluwer — Medknow Publications Violence against doctors: A wake-up call Kanjaksha Ghosh Additional article information ‘No physician, however conscientious or careful, can tell what day or hour he may not be the object of some undeserved attack, malicious accusation, black mail or suit for damages….’1 The above paragraph […]

Oxford Textbook of Headache Syndromes EDITED &v Michel Ferrari Joost Haan AndrewCharles David W. Dodick SEGlES EDITOR Fumihiko Sakai Christopher Kennard ALL CONTENT AVAILABLE AT OXFORDMEDICINE .COM  Oxford Textbook of Headache Syndromes OXFORD TEXTBOOKS IN CLINICAL NEUROLOGY Published Oxford Textbook of Epilepsy and Epileptic Seizures Edited by Simon Shorvon, Renzo Guerrini, Mark Cook, and […]

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#आईएमए #IMA आईएमए का स्वाधीनता संग्राम में योगदान. IMA इसाई धर्म को प्रोमोट करता है..IMA ब्रिटिश की बनाई गई संस्था है..ये सब क्यो बोला जा रहा है? IMA के खिलाफ नफरत क्यो फैलाई जा रही है? क्योंकि IMA ने कांग्रेस के नेतृत्व में जंगे आजादी में हिस्सा लिया था..IMA ने आजादी में बड़ी कुर्बानियां दी […]

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Corona is a virus infection of neo corona virus. The fact that it is new to human make it more lethal. The fact that it may not be natural and made in a Chinese laboratory from which it leaked makes it highly infectious. The fact that only 2 % of people infected with it die, […]