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 EDITORIAL
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Editorial
Minutes of Virtual Meeting of CMAAO NMAs on “Hospital-based COVID-19 therapies”
Dr KK Aggarwal, 16 May 2021
#Multispeciality

8th May, 2021, Saturday, 9.30am-10.30amParticipants: Member NMAs: Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, Dr Yeh Woei Chong, Singapore Chair CMAAO, Dr Alvin Yee-Shing Chan, Hong Kong, Treasurer, CMAAO, Dr Angelique Coetzee, President South African Medical Association, Dr Debora Cavalcanti, Brazil, Dr Marthanda Pillai, India, Member World Medical Council, Dr Marie Uzawa Urabe, Japan Medical Association, D ...more

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 CLINICAL NEWS
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AIIMS, ICMR Task Force, MoHFWs Guidelines on COVID-19 Management
emedinexus, 15 May 2021
#Pulmonary Medicine #Infectious Diseases

SECTION 3: Treatment Updates in COVID-Guidelines and RecommendationsIn the latest guidelines issued by AIIMS Delhi, the use of inhalational budesonide (administered via metered-dose inhaler/dry powder inhaler at a dose of 800 µg b.i.d. for fivedays) is recommended in patient with mild COVID-19 under home isolation and care if symptoms (fever and/or cough) are persistent beyond five days of d ...more

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 NEWS AND UPDATES
Liver Update: Beneficial effects of antimicrobial proteins in prevention of liver disease
Liver Update: Beneficial effects of antimicrobial proteins in prevention of liver disease
eMediNexus, 16 May 2021
#Gastroenterology #Multispeciality #Hepatology
Modification of gut microbes play a crucial role in the pathogenesis and progression of many disorders including liver and gastrointestinal diseases and both qu ...more
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Over 18 crore individuals vaccinated against COVID-19 in India
Over 18 crore individuals vaccinated against COVID-19 in India
eMediNexus, 16 May 2021
#Allergy and Immunology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health #Pulmonary Medicine #Emergency Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Business And Medicine #Pharmacist
India crossed a major landmark in the fight against COVID-19 as the cumulative number of vaccine doses against the disease administered in the country surpassed ...more
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 Liver Update: Significance of gut microbiota in management of hepatitis-B-virus-induced chronic liver disease
Liver Update: Significance of gut microbiota in management of hepatitis-B-virus-induced chronic liver disease
eMediNexus, 15 May 2021
#Gastroenterology #Multispeciality #Hepatology
Hepatitis B is one of the most frequently encountered infectious diseases globally. Epidemiological surveys suggest that there are 350 million chronic hepatitis ...more
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Infection risk reduced to half by one vaccine dose
Infection risk reduced to half by one vaccine dose
eMediNexus, 15 May 2021
#Infectious Diseases
A single dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by either Pfizer or AstraZeneca brings downthe risk of a person transmitting SARS-CoV2 to their closest contacts by half. ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES
Cough Update: Protracted Bacterial Bronchitis in Children.
Cough Update: Protracted Bacterial Bronchitis in Children.
eMediNexus, 16 May 2021
#Allergy and Immunology
Protracted Bacterial Bronchitis in Children. Protracted bacterial bronchitis (PBB) is often present with airway malacia in children. It is an often encount ...more
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Most COVID Patients Admitted to Hospitals Aren't Fully Vaccinated, Reports Cleveland Clinic
Most COVID Patients Admitted to Hospitals Aren't Fully Vaccinated, Reports Cleveland Clinic
eMediNexus, 16 May 2021
#Allergy and Immunology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health #Pulmonary Medicine #Emergency Medicine #Hospital Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Business And Medicine #Pharmacist
The vast majority of individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 at the Cleveland Clinic werenot fully vaccinated, reported the institution.Out of 4,300 hospital adm ...more
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Cough Update: A newer approach to Chronic Cough Condition - H. Pylori and Chronic cough
Cough Update: A newer approach to Chronic Cough Condition - H. Pylori and Chronic cough
eMediNexus, 15 May 2021
#Allergy and Immunology
A study investigated the potential association between Helicobacter pylori (an H. pylori) positive state and chronic cough utilizing 278 patients with complaint ...more
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Early inhaled budesonide therapy reduced urgent medical care and reduced time to recovery
Early inhaled budesonide therapy reduced urgent medical care and reduced time to recovery
eMediNexus, 15 May 2021
#Infectious Diseases
SECTION 1: Inhaled budesonide in COVID-19Budesonide is an inhaled glucocorticoid that may prove to be an effective treatment of early COVID-19 in adults when gi ...more
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 MOLECULE UPDATES
Retinoic Acid and Its Derivatives: Therapeutic value in various skin conditions
Retinoic Acid and Its Derivatives: Therapeutic value in various skin conditions
eMediNexus, 14 May 2021
#Dermatology
Retinoids are a group of compounds that includes vitamin A and its active metabolite all-trans-retinoic acid (ATRA). They help in regulating many physiolog ...more
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Maternal knowledge, attitude and practices during childhood diarrhea
Maternal knowledge, attitude and practices during childhood diarrhea
eMediNexus, 12 May 2021
#Pediatrics
 The goal of a recent study published in Tropical Doctor was to ascertain maternal knowledge and practices concerning childhood diarrhea.This was a cross-s ...more
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ORS for dehydration-induced muscle spasm immunity
ORS for dehydration-induced muscle spasm immunity
eMediNexus, 08 May 2021
#Pediatrics #Internal Medicine #Hospital Medicine
Rare are the studies comparing water and oral rehydration solution (ORS) intake after dehydration induced by exercise in the heat and its effect on muscle cramp ...more
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Efficacy and tolerability of short contact therapy with tretinoin, clindamycin, and glycolic acid gel in acne
Efficacy and tolerability of short contact therapy with tretinoin, clindamycin, and glycolic acid gel in acne
eMediNexus, 07 May 2021
#Dermatology
Irritant contact dermatitis is a common side effect of topical retinoids. To increase local tolerability, "short contact therapy" (SCT) approach has been utiliz ...more
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 INTERESTING CASES
Successful treatment of dermatophyte  and keratomycosis infection
Successful treatment of dermatophyte and keratomycosis infection
, 14 May 2021
#Dermatology
IntroductionDermatophytosis is a fungal infectious disease caused by dermatophytes, which produce protease and keratinase to digest keratin, leading to the colo ...more
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Diaper Rash in an Infant
Diaper Rash in an Infant
, 12 May 2021
#Pediatrics
IntroductionA 4-week-old male is being seen for a 3-week history of severe diaper dermatitis.He has red rash, firm, and spreading despite consistent use of barr ...more
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Multiple Causes Leading to Massive Splenomegaly in an Elderly Female
Multiple Causes Leading to Massive Splenomegaly in an Elderly Female
Muhammad Uwais Ashraf, Shehzad Faizul Haque, Mohd. Javed, 09 May 2021
#Pediatrics #Internal Medicine #Hospital Medicine
IntroductionSplenomegaly is the enlargement of the spleen as measured by size or weight. The spleen is an essential site for hematopoiesis and immunosurveillanc ...more
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Malassezia (Pityrosporum) Folliculitis Masquerading As Recalcitrant Acne in a teenager
Malassezia (Pityrosporum) Folliculitis Masquerading As Recalcitrant Acne in a teenager
eMediNexus, 07 May 2021
#Dermatology
AbstractMalassezia (Pityrosporum) folliculitis is a fungiform condition normally misdiagnosed as acne vulgaris. Though often associated with common acne, this m ...more
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 15 May 2021
#Pharmacist
The extent to which ionization of a drug takes place is dependent upon pKa of the drug and the pH of the solution in which the drug is dissolved. Which of the following statements is not correct? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 15 May 2021
#Cardiology
A 78-year-old man is scheduled for discharge after treatment for heart disease. His wife, who has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, plans to care for him at home. She says that their grown children who live nearby will help. The best approach to discharge planning is to: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 14 May 2021
#Pharmacist
Which of these drugs has been shown to improve labyrinthine blood flow and to re-equilibrate central vestibular imbalance and is considered useful in treatment of patients with vascular disease of the vestibular system? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 13 May 2021
#Emergency Medicine
A vitreous aspirate has been collected in an emergency at 9 pm. What advice would you like to give to the staff on duty regarding the overnight storage of the sample? ...MORE
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 MEDICO LEGAL CORNER

                What is informed refusal?
What is informed refusal?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 16 May 2021
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                Check list in case of a dispute regarding consent
Check list in case of a dispute regarding consent
Dr KK Aggarwal, 15 May 2021
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                Can one claim damage of a mistake not ending up in damage?
Can one claim damage of a mistake not ending up in damage?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 14 May 2021
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 LAUGH A LITTLE

                Science Lesson
Science Lesson
eMediNexus, 16 May 2021
# Multispeciality
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                Murphy's Laws for Humor
Murphy's Laws for Humor
eMediNexus, 15 May 2021
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                At Ninety-Nine
At Ninety-Nine
eMediNexus, 14 May 2021
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                Price you pay for being Good
Price you pay for being Good
eMediNexus, 13 May 2021
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 LIGHTER READS

                eWellness: Chocolate, not tea, good for the heart
eWellness: Chocolate, not tea, good for the heart
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# Multispeciality
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                eSpiritual: Think Differently
eSpiritual: Think Differently
Dr KK Aggarwal, 16 May 2021
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                Inspirational: A Pillow and a Blanket
Inspirational: A Pillow and a Blanket
eMediNexus, 16 May 2021
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