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 EDITORIAL
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Doctor's Scrawl
Dr KK Aggarwal, 28 September 2020
#Multispeciality

Reproduced from: India Legal https://www.indialegallive.com/cover-story-articles/focus/doctors-scrawl, published August 29, 2020A judge of the Orissa High Court has ordered medical practitioners to write “legible” prescriptions, preferably in capital lettersIt is an order that would bring relief to many patients. On August 14, 2020, there was news that the Orissa High Court&n ...more

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 CLINICAL NEWS
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Bharat Biotech, Washington University to make nasal vaccine
eMediNexus, 24 September 2020
#Allergy and Immunology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health #Pulmonary Medicine #Emergency Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Business And Medicine #Pharmacist

Hyderabad: Bharat Biotech has entered into a licensing agreement with the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis (WashU) for developing, conducting clinical trials, manufacturing and distributing a chimp-adenovirus, single dose intranasal vaccine candidate for COVID-19.According to the deal, Bharat Biotech will distribute the vaccine in all global markets, excluding US, Europe and Ja ...more

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 NEWS AND UPDATES
Alloveda Liver Update: Inclusion of medical nutrition therapy in hospitalized children to overcome weight loss and loss of appetite
Alloveda Liver Update: Inclusion of medical nutrition therapy in hospitalized children to overcome weight loss and loss of appetite
eMediNexus, 28 September 2020
#Gastroenterology #Multispeciality #Hepatology
The daily metabolism of children is dependent on receiving substrates such as food and vitamins and insufficient consumption of these essential nutrients signif ...more
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Hypertension Update : Efficacy of Combination Therapy with Amlodipine & ARBs in Asian Hypertensive Patients
Hypertension Update : Efficacy of Combination Therapy with Amlodipine & ARBs in Asian Hypertensive Patients
eMediNexus, 28 September 2020
#Cardiology
Hypertension (HTN) is a major risk factor for cardiovascular mortality across the globe. There are several studies that have compared the safety and efficacy be ...more
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Woman doctor in Pune files complaint against two male doctors for molesting her
Woman doctor in Pune files complaint against two male doctors for molesting her
Express News Service, 28 September 2020
#Multispeciality
In Pune, a woman doctor at the jumbo COVID facility has filed a police complaint against two male doctors at the same facility of molesting her on several occas ...more
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Written consent now mandatory for treating COVID-19 patients with remdesivir
Written consent now mandatory for treating COVID-19 patients with remdesivir
Umesh Isalkar, 28 September 2020
#Multispeciality
On 23rd September, the state’s medical task force which comes under the Department of Medical Education and Research (DMER) had issued a notification maki ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES
Zinc Update Zinc: Role in immunity, oxidative stress and chronic inflammation
Zinc Update Zinc: Role in immunity, oxidative stress and chronic inflammation
eMediNexus, 28 September 2020
#Allergy and Immunology
Zinc is vital for several cellular functions, including immunity. Several studies have explored zinc supplementation in an attempt to affect the outcome of vari ...more
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Metabolic Blood Biomarkers May Help Distinguish Depression from Anxiety
Metabolic Blood Biomarkers May Help Distinguish Depression from Anxiety
eMediNexus, 28 September 2020
#Allergy and Immunology #Cardiology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Psychiatry #Pharmacist
According to a new study presented at the virtual 33rd European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) Congress, metabolic alterations linked to inflammation ...more
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Zinc Update: Effects of oral zinc supplements in the treatment of acute and persistent diarrhea
Zinc Update: Effects of oral zinc supplements in the treatment of acute and persistent diarrhea
eMediNexus, 27 September 2020
#Allergy and Immunology
Several children in developing countries are at an increased risk for zinc deficiency. Zinc supplements have been earlier shown to deliver therapeutic benefits ...more
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Children Half as Likely to Catch COVID-19 as Adults, Reveals Meta-analysis
Children Half as Likely to Catch COVID-19 as Adults, Reveals Meta-analysis
eMediNexus, 27 September 2020
#Allergy and Immunology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pediatrics #Public Health #Pulmonary Medicine #Emergency Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Business And Medicine #Pharmacist
Children were less likely than adults to contract a COVID-19 infection from an index case, revealed a meta-analysis.Across 32 contact tracing or population test ...more
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 MOLECULE UPDATES
Treatment of post-menopausal acne with tretinoin lotion 0.05% delivers rapid results and concomitant benefits
Treatment of post-menopausal acne with tretinoin lotion 0.05% delivers rapid results and concomitant benefits
eMediNexus, 26 September 2020
#Dermatology
A new article published in SAGE Open Medical Case Reports discussed that comedonal acne and actinic keratoses – hyperkeratotic, scaly lesions caused by pr ...more
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Infant Skin Care Products
Infant Skin Care Products
eMediNexus, 24 September 2020
#Pediatrics
Infant skin is susceptible to dryness and irritation from external factors, including topical skin care products not formulated for the infants skin. This may i ...more
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Luliconazole, a highly effective imidazole, against Fusarium species complexes
Luliconazole, a highly effective imidazole, against Fusarium species complexes
eMediNexus, 18 September 2020
#Dermatology
Luliconazole is a new antifungal that was primarily used for the treatment of dermatophytosis. Some studies have shown that it has excellent efficacy against As ...more
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Clinical Practice Guideline: Maintenance Intravenous Fluids in Children
Clinical Practice Guideline: Maintenance Intravenous Fluids in Children
eMediNexus, 17 September 2020
#Pediatrics
A new article published in Pediatrics discussed that maintenance intravenous fluids (IVFs) are used to provide critical supportive care for children who are acu ...more
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 INTERESTING CASES
Treatment of an elderly patient with dermatophytosis infection involving the eye
Treatment of an elderly patient with dermatophytosis infection involving the eye
, 26 September 2020
#Dermatology
AbstractDermatophytosis is an infection of the hair, skin, or nails caused by a dermatophyte, which is most commonly of the Trichophyton genus and less commonly ...more
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Atopic Dermatitis in Children
Atopic Dermatitis in Children
, 24 September 2020
#Pediatrics
AbstractAtopic dermatitis (AD) is usually diagnosed during childhood and have been associated with other allergies and asthma. Apart from genetic mutations in t ...more
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An Unusual Case of Metabolic Alkalosis
An Unusual Case of Metabolic Alkalosis
eMediNexus, 19 September 2020
#Nephrology
The CaseA case of an 80-year-old woman who presented with chronic metabolic alkalosis and hypokalemia secondary to exogenous alkali exposure from baking soda as ...more
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Treatment of generalized hyperpigmentation with tretinoin 0.05%, induced by Grave's disease in a middle-aged woman.
Treatment of generalized hyperpigmentation with tretinoin 0.05%, induced by Grave's disease in a middle-aged woman.
, 18 September 2020
#Dermatology
AbstractHyperpigmentation is a common dermatologic condition among patients of all skin types. Pigmentation disorders are the third most common among dermatolog ...more
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 MEDICO LEGAL CORNER

                When is consent not necessary to be obtained by the doctor or hospital?
When is consent not necessary to be obtained by the doctor or hospital?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 28 September 2020
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                Should difference of opinion after consultation be conveyed to the patient?
Should difference of opinion after consultation be conveyed to the patient?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 27 September 2020
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                Can the relatives/attendants ask for medical records of a patient who was earlier admitted in another hospital?
Can the relatives/attendants ask for medical records of a patient who was earlier admitted in another hospital?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 26 September 2020
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                What are the benefits of professional indemnity insurance?
What are the benefits of professional indemnity insurance?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 25 September 2020
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