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Editorial
Dr Bawa-Garba Case: Lets Revise Sepsis
Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 February 2018
#Multispeciality

Dr KK AggarwalRecipient of Padma Shri The conviction of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba on the charges of manslaughter by gross negligence following the death of Jack Adcock, a 6-year-old boy with Down syndrome in 2011 has generated controversy. The successful appeal by the GMC to erase her name from the medical register has shaken the medical community not only in the UK, but outside UK also and a ...more

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Clinical News
WHO recommendations to establish global care standards for healthy pregnant women
eMediNexus, 17 February 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pediatrics
WHO has issued new recommendations to establish global care standards for healthy pregnant women throughout labour and immediately after childbirth aimed at reducing the use of needless and potentially harmful routine clinical and medical interventions.The new WHO guideline includes 56 evidence-based recommendations on what care is needed throughout labour and immediately after for the woman and h ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
Transgender, Biological Male Breastfeeds
eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
#Multispeciality
A transgender woman became the first to be able to breastfeed his baby. The journal Transgender Health published a case study last month highlighting a 30-year- ...more
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News and Updates
Insurance company: Will not pass claim if lab report not signed by qualified doctor
eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
#Multispeciality
New India Assurance Company has now issued a circular to all the regional offices across the country instructing them not to approve medical claims if the repor ...more
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News and Updates
COMMISSIONING MOTHER ENTITLED FOR MATERNITY LEAVE IN CASE OF SURROGACY
Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 19 February 2018
#Multispeciality
Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira GuptaThe Department of Personnel and Training of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Government of India has vide offi ...more
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News and Updates
No harm to the patient-doctor relationship from prognostic disclosure
Dr K K Aggarwal, 18 February 2018
#Multispeciality
(November 2017)Most doctors are reluctant to discuss prognostic information directly with the patient  due to  concerns about a negative impact on the ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
The Association of Aortic Valve Pathology with Renal Resistive Index as a Kidney Injury Biomarker.
eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
A new study published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery investigated renal resistive index (RRI) variability related to aortic valve pathology. This was a retro ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Steroid regulation and chronic rejection in kidney transplantation.
eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
#Internal Medicine #Nephrology #Transplantation
A new study published in Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology examined steroid conversion (HSD11B1, HSD11B2, H6PD) and receptor genes (NR3C1, NR3C2) in kid ...MORE
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Journal Updates
The use of the new pangenotypic direct-acting antivirals in special populations.
eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Internal Medicine #Nephrology
A new study published in Liver International disclosed that the notion of "special populations" – patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Effect of calcitriol on serum hepcidin in individuals with chronic kidney disease.
eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
#Internal Medicine #Nephrology
A new study published in BMC Nephrology examined whether treatment with calcitriol reduces serum hepcidin in individuals with CKD. In this randomized trial, 40 ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Plasma gelsolin level predicts acute kidney injury after cardiopulmonary bypass in children.
eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology #Pediatrics
The aim of a new study published in the World Journal of Pediatrics was to determine the alterations of plasma gelsolin (pGSN) level in infants and young childr ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Study shows long-term efficacy of guselkumab in moderate-severe plaque psoriasis
eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
#Dermatology #Pathology and Lab Medicine
Results from the VOYAGE 2 trial presented at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) meeting in San Diego show that treatment with guselkumab (Tremfya) r ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Study on Clinical and Biochemical Parameters in Amlodipine and Cilnidipine Treated Hypertensive Patients
eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
A study, published in the Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, explored the clinical and biochemical profile in amlodipine and cilnidipine treated patie ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Efficacy and safety of azilsartan medoxomil in patients with essential hypertension
eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
A phase 3, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, published recently in Clinical Hypertension, randomized adult patients with essential hypertensio ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Safety of bowel cleansing using polyethylene glycol with ascorbic acid before pediatric colonoscopy.
eMediNexus, 13 February 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine #Pediatrics
A recent study published in Digestive Endoscopy assessed the feasibility and safety of same-day regimen of low-volume polyethylene glycol solution with ascorbic ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Efficacy and safety of azilsartan compared with candesartan in patients with hypertension
eMediNexus, 12 February 2018
#Nephrology
A study published in Hypertension Research explored whether 10 mg/day azilsartan (half of the normal dosage), would be non-inferior to 8 mg/day ca ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Kidney and Its Prognosis: A Case Report
Dr Tapan Kumar Sahoo, Dr Saroj Kumar Das, Dr Chandraprava Mishra, Dr Ipsita Dhal, Dr Rohani Nayak, Dr Iftekhar Ali, Dr Debashis Panda, 19 February 2018
#Nephrology
Abstract: Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the renal parenchyma is an extremely rare entity. The diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis is u ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
An unusual association of aplasia cutis congenita with twin pregnancy and maternal varicella Case Report
Dr. Rimzim Gupta MD, Dr Mukesh Kumar Gupta, Dr Munish Kakkar , 13 February 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pediatrics
Abstract: We report an unusual case of Aplasia Cutis Congenita associated with twin pregnancy and maternal varicella in first trimester; occurring over the extr ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Acute Kidney Injury: A Rarity in Methemoglobinemia
Dr R UMARANI, Dr BABURAJ K, Dr JINO VINCENT, Dr SARAVANAN M, 12 February 2018
#Nephrology
ABSTRACT: Methemoglobinemia can be due to some drugs, poisoning or congenital metabolic errors. Methylene blue is used as anti-dote for symptomatic methemoglob ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Familial Hypercholesterolemia, a Widely Underdiagnosed and Undertreated Clinical Entity: The Physician Perspective
Dr Harpreet Singh, Dr Deepak Jain, Dr Kiran B, Dr Ruchi Jagota, 09 February 2018
#Cardiology
ABSTRACT: Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is the most common autosomal dominant genetic disease. The clinical syndrome (phenotype) is characterized by extre ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
#Cardiology
The right coronary artery supplies all of the following parts of the conducting system in the heart except: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 18 February 2018
#General Surgery
Adenoidectomy should be avoided in: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 17 February 2018
#Neurology
A client with head injury is confused, drowsy and has unequal pupils diagnosis? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 16 February 2018
#Gastroenterology
Which is true about ulcerative colitis with malignancy? ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 19 February 2018
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Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 18 February 2018
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Medical Malpractice Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 17 February 2018
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What to do if we find a non pharmacist dispensing a drug in a pharmacy?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 16 February 2018
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 Laugh a little

A girl was crying bitterly.

eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
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Identity

eMediNexus, 18 February 2018
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But where were you yesterday?

eMediNexus, 17 February 2018
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Keep Your Bloody Ice Creams

eMediNexus, 16 February 2018
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 Lighter Reads

Inspirational: Story of Appreciation

eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
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eSpiritual: Leverage your strengths

Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 February 2018
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eWellness: The woman is at risk if

Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 February 2018
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Inspirational: Believe in Yourself

eMediNexus, 18 February 2018
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