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Editorial
Extending OPD timings to 12 hours: Will this mean a shift to better health care?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 17 July 2018
#Multispeciality

The union health ministry is contemplating a 12-hour OPD from 8am to 8pm. Safdarjung Hospital will be the first amongst all hospitals run by the Central govt. to start this, although no timeline for the execution of this project has not yet been defined. If successful, this could be replicated in other hospitals run by the central govt., reports TOI. Presently, OPD timings are 8am-1pm, with specia ...more

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Clinical News
17 picked Nipah virus from 1st victim: Kerala govt report
eMediNexus, 16 July 2018
#Business And Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Multispeciality #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health
Thiruvananthapuram, Jul 15 (PTI) A detailed study by the Kerala government in the recent outbreak of Nipah virus has suggested that 17 of the 19 infected people might have contracted the deadly virus from the first victim, 26-year-old Mohammed Sabith, who died on May 5. He was among the 17 people who lost their lives after they contracted the virus. Two people had recovered.As per available record ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
Some important recent medico-legal judgments
Dr KK Aggarwal, 17 July 2018
#Multispeciality
Morning MEDtalks with Dr K K Aggarwal 17th July 2018 Baby dies in mothers womb The family members of a pregnant woman staged a protest demonstrat ...more
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News and Updates
Watching a soccer or a cricket final can precipitate heart attack
Dr KK Aggarwal, 16 July 2018
#Multispeciality
Morning MEDtalks with Dr K K Aggarwal 16th July 2018DELHI HIGH COURT: NEED TO HAVE FIXED WORKING HOURS FOR DOCTORS & STANDARD FOR DOCTOR-PATIENT RATIO IN HO ...more
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News and Updates
Delhi High Court: Need to Have Fixed Working Hours for Doctors & Standard for Doctor-Patient Ratio in Hospitals
eMediNexus, 16 July 2018
#Multispeciality
  Hon’ble High Court of Delhi comprising of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar acknowledged that doctors have to work for ex ...more
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News and Updates
How watching any World Cup final might affect your health
Rachel Backer, 16 July 2018
#Multispeciality
Apple Watches registered soaring heart rates when the World Cup soccer match between Colombia and England ended in a close penalty shootout, The Independent rep ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
Classic MS is preceded by a prodrome, says study
eMediNexus, 16 July 2018
#Internal Medicine #Neurology #Ophthalmology #Orthopedics
A study published in Multiple Sclerosis Journal says that multiple sclerosis can be preceded by a prodrome comprising of symptoms like blurred vision or numbnes ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke increases risk of habitual snoring in children
eMediNexus, 16 July 2018
#Pediatrics #Pharmacist #Public Health
Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke, in particularly prenatal tobacco smoke exposure and maternal smoking, is associated with an increased risk of habitual ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Healthy diet associated with fewer asthma symptoms and better asthma control
eMediNexus, 16 July 2018
#Allergy and Immunology #Pulmonary Medicine
According to a study published online in the European Respiratory Journal, eating a healthy diet rich in vegetables, fruits, and whole grains reduced asthma sym ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Prevalence of depression is higher in pregnant women today
eMediNexus, 16 July 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pharmacist #Psychiatry
In the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children examining the prevalence of prenatal depression among two generations of pregnant mothers, 25% of the cur ...MORE
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Journal Updates
C. difficile infection rates higher in intermediate levels of hospital occupancy
eMediNexus, 16 July 2018
#Critical Care #Emergency Medicine #Infectious Diseases
A study published online first June 27, 2018 in the Journal of Hospital Medicine has found an inverse association of Clostridium difficile infection with hospit ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Down syndrome patients may have corneal features similar to keratoconus
eMediNexus, 15 July 2018
#Neurology #Ophthalmology
In a multicenter observational study published online June 21, 2018 in JAMA Ophthalmology, around 71% of patients with Down syndrome showed characteristics comp ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Mandibular indexes and fractal properties on panoramic radiographs of patients using aromatase inhibitors.
eMediNexus, 16 July 2018
#Radiology
A new study published in The British Journal of Radiology aimed to determine the mandibular cortical and trabecular bone changes in females with breast cancer u ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Antibacterial property of Pongamia oil
eMediNexus, 14 July 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre (Fabaceae) is a tree found throughout India. Different parts of this plant have been used for various ailments, including various i ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Significance of paraben-free skin care products
eMediNexus, 14 July 2018
#Allergy and Immunology #Dermatology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Certain ingredients used in dermatological formulations are known to result in skin irritation and allergy. For instance, preservatives have often been reported ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Analysis of drug sensitivity of Staphylococcus aureus in patients with chronic sinusitis.
eMediNexus, 12 July 2018
#ENT #Infectious Diseases #Pathology and Lab Medicine
A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology, Head, and Neck Surgery investigated the prevalence and drug sensitivity among patients wit ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
A Rare Case of Cor Triloculare Biventriculare Detected in a Postpartum Female
Parneet Kaur, Khushpreet Kaur, Rama Garg, Isha Gupta, 14 July 2018
#Cardiology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abstract: Maternal heart disease complicates at least 1% of pregnancies and is one of the most important cause of maternal death. This is a case report of postp ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Interesting Case of Fibrolipoma
eMediNexus, 13 July 2018
#ENT
A 41-year-old Asian woman visited an ENT clinic complaining of a slowly progressive swelling of the left subclavicular region since the past 10 years. She also ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
A Case of Intermittent Fever and Fatigue
eMediNexus, 11 July 2018
#Cardiology #Infectious Diseases #Transplantation
A 59-year-old man complained of intermittent fever and fatigue.He had a history of end stage heart failure from severe aortic regurgitation (AR) and cryoglobuli ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
A Case of Submandibular Turbid Collections
eMediNexus, 11 July 2018
#Cardiology #Dental Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery #Infectious Diseases
A 35-year-old man presented with a swelling of the neck. On examination, a submandibular fluctuant and tender swelling was detected which elicited differential ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 16 July 2018
#Gastroenterology
Which of the following statements is true about ulcerative colitis with malignancy? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 15 July 2018
#Oncology
Strong correlation with colorectal cancer is seen in: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 14 July 2018
#Neurology
All are the cardinal clinical features of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) except: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 13 July 2018
#Nephrology
Because of difficulties with hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis is initiated to treat a female clients uremia. Which finding signals a significant problem during this procedure? ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

There can be a common consent for diagnostic and operative procedures

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 16 July 2018
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Choosing the best option in the judgment of the doctor is not medical negligence

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Irs Gupta, 15 July 2018
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Should difference of opinion after consultation be conveyed to the patient?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 14 July 2018
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Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 13 July 2018
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 Laugh a little

Bite my eye

eMediNexus, 16 July 2018
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Jogging Shoes

eMediNexus, 15 July 2018
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The captain

eMediNexus, 14 July 2018
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First day at School

eMediNexus, 13 July 2018
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: Some tips on thyroid disorders from HCFI

Dr KK Aggarwal, 16 July 2018
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eSpiritual: Who is a Good Teacher?

Dr KK Aggarwal, 16 July 2018
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Inspirational: Be content about your life

eMediNexus, 16 July 2018
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Inspirational Story: A Message by a Woman

eMediNexus, 15 July 2018
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