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 EDITORIAL
Editorial
Baby's head separated from torso during delivery at the PHC: The medical possibilities behind such cases
Dr KK Aggarwal, 23 March 2019
#Multispeciality

The head of a baby got separated from its torso during delivery at a primary health centre in Koovathur near Chennai, as per a recent report. Doctors said the baby had died in the mother’s womb.Allegation: Staff nurses at the health care centre ignored her pleas for pain relief medication and went ahead with vaginal delivery. There were no doctors at the PHC. Nurses removed only the bab ...more

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 CLINICAL NEWS
Clinical News
Congo Red Dot paper test, a simple point of care test for rapid identification of women with preeclampsia
eMediNexus, 22 March 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Congo Red Dot (CRD) Paper Test is a simple, non-invasive, low technology, easy to use point-of-care clinical tool for rapid identification of women with preeclampsia, says a study published March 1, 2019 in E-Clinical Medicine. Proteins in the urine of women with preeclampsia (PE) bind Congo Red dye (urine congophilia). The CRD Paper Test outperformed measured serum and urine markers (80& ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES
Kochi: Health department and private hospitals come together to provide free TB medicines
, 22 March 2019
#Multispeciality
Kochi: Ernakulam is soon going to be the first district in the country where health authorities have joined hands with 100 private hospitals to provide free tub ...more
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Something fishy with the campaign against cadaver transplant
, 22 March 2019
#Multispeciality
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Amidst several campaigns against organ transplantation gaining momentum, the state branch of Indian Medical Association (IMA) alleges that a ...more
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WHO 2019 consolidated treatment guidelines on drug-resistant TB: Regimens for isoniazid-resistant TB
eMediNexus, 22 March 2019
#Infectious Diseases #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health
In patients with confirmed rifampicin-susceptible and isoniazid-resistant tuberculosis, treatment with rifampicin, ethambutol, pyrazinamide and levofloxacin is ...more
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More children killed by unsafe water, than bullets
eMediNexus, 22 March 2019
#Infectious Diseases #Pediatrics #Public Health
A lack of safe water is far deadlier for children than war in more than a dozen conflict-affected countries, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thurs ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES
Social determinants must also be addressed in cardiovascular preventiv
eMediNexus, 22 March 2019
#Cardiology #Pathology and Lab Medicine
New prevention guidelines developed by the American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology (ACC) recognize tha ...MORE
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Improper removal of personal protective equipment contaminates health
eMediNexus, 21 March 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Hospital Medicine #Infectious Diseases
More than one-third of healthcare workers were contaminated with multi-drug resistant organisms including methicillin-resistant St ...MORE
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New AHA/ACC guidelines recommend avoiding daily aspirin unless prescr
eMediNexus, 21 March 2019
#Cardiology #Internal Medicine
New prevention guidelines developed by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology advise against daily aspi ...MORE
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First-ever drug specifically for postpartum depression
eMediNexus, 21 March 2019
#Neurology #Pharmacist #Psychiatry
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved brexanolone (Zulresso) injection for intravenous (IV) use for the treatment ...MORE
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Emphysema is a risk factor for ruptured aortic aneurysm
eMediNexus, 20 March 2019
#Cardiology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pulmonary Medicine
People with emphysema were more than twice as likely as those without it to experience a ruptured aortic aneurysm and 50 percent m ...MORE
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Untreated osteoporosis accelerates bone metastasis
eMediNexus, 20 March 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Orthopedics #Rheumatology
According to a study of patients with breast cancer published online March 8 in JAMA Network Open, precancer osteoporosis is not a ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES
Relieving stress and anxiety during pregnancy
eMediNexus, 16 March 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy can be a stressful experience for many women as they have to adapt to the new situation. Pregnancy c ...MORE
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Vaginal infection - Causes and prevention
eMediNexus, 16 March 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
A large number of women across the world suffer from a vaginal infection commonly known as bacterial vaginosis ...MORE
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Importance of maintaining good intimate hygiene during pregnancy
eMediNexus, 11 March 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Changes in estrogen and progesterone levels during pregnancy induce physiological changes, such as pH values, ...MORE
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Importance of using paraben free skin care products during pregnancy
eMediNexus, 11 March 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Parabens are a group of related chemicals that are often used as preservatives in cosmetic products. Parabens ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES
Prolapsed huge cervical fibroid with acute red degeneration mimicking uterine inversion- a case report
Dr. Neerja Varshney, Dr. Meenakshi Sharma, Dr. Vandana Jain,Dr. Hedgewar Arogya Sansthan, 16 March 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Acute red degeneration in a large prolapsed cervical haemorrhage can mimick uterine inversion ...MORE
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Bilateral Single System Ectopic Ureters with Secondary Calculi in an Adult: Case Report
Gopi Kishore M, Suhasini G, Prasad Pvgs, Sainadh Av, 11 March 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abstract:Bilateral single system ectopic ureter (BSSEU) is a rare entity in urology presenting typically in the pediatric age group with urinary incontinence, r ...MORE
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An Unusual Case of Adherent Placenta Resolving with Oral Methotrexate - A case report
Dr. Kumkum Avasthi, Dr. Sunil K. Juneja, Dr. Anupama Goel, 02 March 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
About the AuthorsDr. Kumkum Avasthi, MD (Obst. & Gynae), Prof. & HeadDr. Sunil K. Juneja DNB (Obst. & Gynae) Asstt. Prof.Dr. Anupama Goel Senior Res ...MORE
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An Unusual Case of Uterine Anomaly, Surgically Corrected with a Fruitful Pregnancy at Last
Sumitra Yadav, Anita Singh, Niyati Jain, 25 February 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
About the AuthorAssociate ProfessorSenior Resident3rd Year PG StudentMY Hospital and MGM Medical College, Indore, Madhya PradeshAddress for correspondenceDr Sum ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 22 March 2019
#Dermatology
Dietary gluten intake postulated to be a possible etiologic factor in all the following dermatologic diseases except....... ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 21 March 2019
#Critical Care
In dealing with a dying client who is in the denial stage of grief, the best nursing approach is to: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 20 March 2019
#Critical Care
The pain management nurse notices a male patient grimacing as he moves from the bed to a chair. The patient tells the nurse that he is not experiencing any pain. The nurse's response is to: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 19 March 2019
#Neurology
Helen is diagnosed with myasthenia gravis and pyridostigmine bromide therapy is started. The dosage is frequently changed during the first week. While the dosage is being adjusted, the nurses priority intervention is to: ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Will a doctor be held criminally liable if he abides by an advance dir

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 22 March 2019
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What procedure and safeguard is to be followed if there is no advance

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 21 March 2019
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What is the meaning of consent for medical treatment?

Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 March 2019
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Can the medical practitioner bill the drug along with his/her consulta

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 19 March 2019
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 Laugh a little

Top Secret Communications Center

eMediNexus, 22 March 2019
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Sense of humor

eMediNexus, 21 March 2019
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From skipping

eMediNexus, 20 March 2019
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The Leave Application

eMediNexus, 19 March 2019
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 Lighter Reads

Inspirational Story: No regrets about today

eMediNexus, 22 March 2019
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eSpiritual: Spiritual prescriptions learnt from patients

Dr KK Aggarwal, 22 March 2019
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eWellness: Ten Golden Rules for preventing CKD

Dr KK Aggarwal, 22 March 2019
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Inspirational Story: Life and Love Unending Journey

eMediNexus, 21 March 2019
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