3rd edition Edited by Chris Freeman and Peter Tyrer This page intentionally left blank Research Methods in Psychiatry Third edition Edited by Chris Freeman & Peter Tyrer Gaskell © The Royal College of Psychiatrists 2006 Second edition © The Royal College of Psychiatrists 1992 Cover illustrations © Ian Whadcock/Eastwing 2006 Gaskell is an imprint […]

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 Andrew Taylor O’Neil (September 2, 1991–September 9, 2014) This book is dedicated to Andrew – high-school valedictorian, Eagle Scout with highest honors, nat- uralist, intellectual, humorist, friend and teacher to all, brother, and most importantly an amazing, caring, giving, and loving son. No parent could ever be more proud of a son than I […]

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AEFI Adverse Events Following Immunisation Dr.K.Sudhakar,MD., Professor &HOD Department of General Medicine.,GGH Guntur Expert Committee member/Covid-19 Command Control room   Loading…                  Covishield-Viral Vector Vaccine •The gene for a pathogen  protein is inserted into a  different virus that can  infect someone without  causing disease •The safe virus serves […]

[Downloaded free from http://www.ijri.org on Sunday, January 24, 2021, IP:] Rochita V Ramanan, Anagha R Joshi1, Akash Venkataramanan2, Senthur P Nambi3, Rashmi Badhe4 Departments of Radiology and 3Infectious Diseases, Apollo Hospitals Chennai, 2Intern, Madras Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 1Department of Radiology, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Sion, 4Department of Radiology, […]

  CIinicians’ Guide To Adult ADHD Assessment and Intervention  This Page Intentionally Left Blank  Clinicians’ Guide To Adult ADHD Assessment and Intervention Sam Goldstein Universityof Utah,Salt Lake City, UT Anne Teeter Ellison University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,Milwaukee, WI ACADEMIC PRESS An imprintof ElsevierScience Amsterdam Boston London New York Oxford San Diego San Francisco Singapore […]

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The Feynman Technique As for testing whether we really understand something after we’ve read it, there is a powerful and elegant technique called the Feynman Technique. Step 1. Choose the topic or concept that you are trying to understand. Take a blank piece of paper and write the name of the topic at the top. […]

 REVIEW  Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2): a Systemic Infection Aleksandra Synowiec,a  Artur Szczepan ski,a,b  Emilia Barreto-Duran,a  Laurensius Kevin Lie,a  Krzysztof Pyrca aVirogenetics Laboratory of Virology, Malopolska Centre of Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland bMicrobiology Department, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland  SUMMARY […]


http://www.ebook3000.com This page intentionally left blank http://www.ebook3000.com Pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics are areas of rapidly growing importance at the interface of molecular genetics and psychopharmacology, with implications for drug development and clinical practice. This book provides a conceptual framework for understanding and studying the pharmacogenetics of psychotropic drugs; it reviews advances in the field and […]

      MARCEL DEKKER M A R C E LD E K K E RI N, C . Practical Management of the Side Effects of Psychotropic Drugs edited by Richard Balon Wayne State University School of Medicine Detroit, Michigan ISBN: 0-8247-1926-3 This book is printed on acid-free paper. Headquarters Marcel Dekker, […]

IMAGE COPYRIGHT REUTERS / GETTY IMAGES Lisa Montgomery – the only female inmate on federal death row in the US – has been executed for murder in the state of Indiana. Her lawyers had argued she was a mentally ill victim of abuse who deserved mercy. Her victim’s community said otherwise. This story was first […]

 January 16th, 2021 FOR DOCTORS: KNOW YOR VACCINE  Dr. Trupti Gilada  Infectious Diseases Physician, Mumbai  UNISON MEDICARE and RESEARCH CENTRE  MASINA HOSPITAL and PRINCE ALY KHAN HOSPITAL  trupti_gilada@yahoo.com  As the vaccination drive begins today, I do understand that many of us have several  questions on the Covishield […]

The factsheet details information that would enable recipients to understand the benefits and common side-effects of the Covishield vaccine, to prevent Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2.   DOSE: The Covishield vaccination course consists of two separate doses of 0.5 ml each. The second dose should be administered between four […]

  The book “Handbook on Consultation Liaison Psychiatry” is a relevant read for today’s doctors of any discipline. Many medical illnesses are related to psychiatric disorders. Also, behavioural issues in patients presenting with medical illnesses can offer challenges in treatment. Thus, clinicians from any specialty are likely to encounter patients with psychological issues in […]

Indian Academy of Pediatrics ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON VACCINES AND IMMUNIZATION PRACTICES Guidance on Covid-19 vaccines: FAQs on Covid-19 vaccines for Pediatricians Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is an infectious disease caused by the newly discovered coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), which has spread rapidly throughout the world. In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID- 19 outbreak […]

WHO recently published guidelines on treating and managing diabetes in low resource settings. Here we bring to you a commentary from Padma Shri Dr. V Mohan, an eminent Indian Diabetologist, who shares his views and opinions on the new guidelines.      I have gone through the new World Health Organization (WHO) Guidelines for diabetes management in […]

Hi, I am currently a faculty of Psychiatry and I went to the US in 2010, after taking Step 1, did 6 months of electives over there, cleared CS examination, and then came back to India, studied for PG entrance examination, and stayed back. I did MBBS from UCMS, Delhi and we had a pretty […]

OPINION FROM TOI PRINT EDITION January 12, 2021, 8:24 PM IST Narayani Ganesh Narayani Ganesh A former associate editor of The Times of India, leader writer and editor of The Speaking Tree, Narayani Ganesh writes on iss … MORE Palliative care is a branch of medical care that aims to mitigate the symptoms of serious […]

1. Which psychiatric medications can cause hyponatremia? Oxcarbazepine, carbamazepine, and serotonergic antidepressants are the psychotropic medications most commonly associated with hyponatremia due to syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH). Several other medications may also be associated with hyponatremia at times, including other antiepileptics like valproate (Beers et al., 2010) and even lamotrigine (Lu and […]

Patient education: Bird flu (avian influenza) Bird flu (also known as “avian influenza”) is a type of flu that normally happens in birds. In rare cases, it has spread from infected birds to humans. Even though bird flu is rare in humans, when it does happen it is usually severe. There are a few different […]

 VIEWPOINT Matthew E. Hirschtritt, MD, MPH Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco. Mark Olfson, MD, MPH Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York; and Department of Psychiatry, The Zucker Hillside Hospital, Glen Oaks, New York. […]

CLEAR INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED BY SANATANA DHARMA 5000 YEARS AGO TO PREVENT PANDEMICS BY MAINTAINING PERFECT HYGIENE: *1 »* लवणं व्यञ्जनं चैव घृतं तैलं तथैव च । लेह्यं पेयं च विविधं हस्तदत्तं न भक्षयेत् ।। धर्मसिन्धू ३पू. आह्निक 1. Lavanam vyajanam chaiva grutham thailam thathaivacha | Lehyam peyam cha vividham hastha dhantham Na bhakshayeth || Dharmasindhu […]

The Neuropsychiatric Mental Status By Michael Alan Taylor, M.D. Professor and Chairman Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences University of Health Sciences The Chicago Medical School Chicago, Illinois Springer-Science+Business Media, B.V. ISBN 978-0-89335-130-4 ISBN 978-94-011-7391-9 (eBook) DOI 10.1007/978-94-011-7391-9 Copyright© 1981 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht Originally published by Spectrum Publications, Inc. in 1981 Softcover reprint of […]

There are many. Hold on. 1 You have entered a medical college. Drop this entrance test preparation bullshit now. You have got 5 years before you do PG. That’s a hell lot of time. Ever wondered what you were 5 years back? A kid of 7th std. Ignore those DAMS preachers. They are not good […]

TO BE OR NOT TO BE – Vaccinated for COVID !!! Dr DP Prakash FRCS American Eyecare & Lasik Centre Have been reading about the vaccine 💉 in almost every group including a dozen professional doctors only groups. I wanted to share my perspective as a doctor on this hoping that it might be of […]

For individuals who are eligible for vaccination according to local allocation priorities, we recommend vaccination with one of the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines, BNT162b2 (Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine) or mRNA 1273 (Moderna COVID-19 vaccine) Vaccines to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection are considered the most promising approach for controlling the COVID-19 pandemic. Various vaccines are becoming available in different […]

uideline Statements Assessment of Behavioral/Psychological Symptoms of Dementia Statement 1. APA recommends that patients with dementia be assessed for the type, frequency, severity, pattern, and timing of symptoms. (1C)Throughout this guideline, we use the term dementia, which was used in the evidence that was considered in developing these recommendations. These recommendations are also meant to apply to individuals with […]

*ADAR POONAWALLA* (a lengthy but good read) Can Adar Poonawalla supply Covid jabs to half the world in 12 months? Adar Poonawalla has all the trappings of a jet-set lifestyle – including an office in a refurbished plane. But he’s also the world’s biggest vaccine manufacturer, with an audacious plan to supply the coronavirus vaccine […]

FAQ’s on Covid Vaccines: 1. _When is the Corona vaccine likely to be available?_ Probably the Government will get it by January and the private market by March. 2. _Do we all need to take it?_ Yes, all should take it. 3. _Who will get it first?_ It will be prioritised. First frontline workers and […]

Q which vaccine we are going to get ? Ans.oxford astra zeneca serum institute of india manufactured covishield Q.what about ICMR biotech vaccine ? Ans.very soon it will also be available Q covishield is a live vaccine or killed Ans Technically its a live vaccine but the virus is genetically modified not to multiply Q […]

The Delhi High Court has stated that a private or other government doctor’s opinion which is contrary to that of the doctors of Armed or Police Forces cannot be accepted to determine the medical fitness of a police force aspirant. (Priyanka vs UOI) Relying on a series of similar judgments, a Division Bench of Justices […]

 रजि री स.ं डी.एल.- 33004/99 REGD. No. D. L.-33004/99 स.ं 554] No. 554] असाधारण EXTRAORDINARY भाग III—ख ड 4 PART III—Section 4 ाजधकार से काजित PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY नई दि ली, िु वार, दिस बर 18, 2020/ अ हायण 27, 1942 NEW DELHI, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2020/AGRAHAYANA 27, 1942 क ीय मानजसक वा ्य […]

————————— Bohr Committee advised for Indian Medical Services, in line of Indian Administrative services in year 1948 . After that many Committees were formed on same subject but recommendations not implemented. It is high time that government should immediately nationalise healthcare services in India. Till 1990 it was mainly government hospitals which were providing healthcare […]

The Most Powerful Tool in Medicine: THE HUMAN HAND Dr. PHILIP JOHN, COCHIN IMA PAST-PRESIDENT National Chairman, Biological Psychiatry Senior Consultant Psychiatrist, Cochin Michael Angelo’s ‘hands’ The good Lord allocated quarter of the motor cortex to the Human-Hand. Hand does not act alone, it works in coherence with the Frontal Lobe, and the Mind which […]

01/47 symptoms of the new COVID strain With the onset of the new strain of coronavirus, England has entered a state of chaos and turmoil. While the news of the vaccine roll out did raise a lot of hope amongst the people, the mutant virus has surely challenged that hope and has triggered another wave […]

 American Society of Anesthesiologists and Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Joint Statement on Elective Surgery and Anesthesia for Patients after COVID-19 Infection December 8, 2020 Since hospitals are able to continue to perform elective surgeries while the COVID-19 pandemic continues, determining the optimal timing of procedures for patients who have recovered from COVID-19 infection and […]

FAQ’s on Covid Vaccines 1. When is the Corona vaccine likely to be available? Probably the Government will get it by January and the private market by March. 2. Do we all need to take it? Yes, all should take it. 3. Who will get it first? It will be prioritised. First frontline workers and […]

Diabetic foot ulcer treatment: IWGDF Guideline M3 India Newsdesk Apr 20, 2020 A A A The International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF) has issued an evidence-based guideline which lists out the principles of ulcer treatment. As per IWGDF, foot ulcers will heal in the majority of patients if the clinician bases treatment on the […]

 Psychiatric Disorders in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Principles and Treatment Edited by VICTORIA HENDRICK, MD          Psychiatric Disorders in Pregnancy and the Postpartum CURRENT CLINICAL PRACTICE NEIL S. SKOLNIK, MD • SERIES EDITOR Psychiatric Disorders in Pregnancy and the Postpartum: Principles and Treatment, edited by VICTORIA […]

Introduction Donald R. Mattison 1 Over the past decade, attention to clinical therapeutics has grown substantially from many different directions, including the important in uences of gender differences and pregnancy [1–3]. Despite these advances there is increasing concern that discovery and development of new drugs for these important populations is lagging [4–9]. At the same […]

MJ Eadie FJE Vajda Antiepileptic Drugs and Pregnancy A Guide for Prescribers   Antiepileptic Drugs and Pregnancy MJ Eadie • FJE Vajda Antiepileptic Drugs and Pregnancy A Guide for Prescribers  Adis MJ Eadie Emeritus Professor of Clinical Neurology and Neuropharmacology, University of Queensland, and Honorary Consultant Neurologist, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Brisbane, […]

Radiology. Cardiothoracic Imaging Radiological Society of North America Ran Yang, Xiang Li, […], and Wenbing Zeng Additional article information Abstract article-meta Background Quantitative and semi-quantitative indicators to evaluate the severity of lung inflammation in Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) could provide an objective approach to rapidly identify patients in need of hospital admission. Purpose To evaluate […]

RESUSCITATION 156 (2020) A80 A119  Available online at http://www.sciencedirect.com journal homepage: http://www.elsevier.com/locate/resuscitation                               Adult Advanced Life Support 2020 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency […]

M3 India Newsdesk Aug 26, 2019 A A A Dr. Prithika Chary discusses how simple investigations can be used to make a differential diagnosis of dementia and with the help of two cases explains the approach taken to diagnose and treat such patients. The DSM – IV criteria for definition of the dementia syndrome are […]

 Abbreviations Table of Contents 1. ExecutiveSummary 2. Introduction:COVID-19,Prevention,Vaccines –  About COVID-19 –  Prevention of COVID-19 –  Vaccines for COVID-19 o Background o Type of vaccines o Dose and schedule 3. MultilevelGovernanceMechanism (national, state, district and sub-district) 4. IntersectoralConvergence 5. Human Resources: Training & Capacity Building –  Cascaded training plan –  Three phases of training […]