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 EDITORIAL
Editorial
Heavy use of CT raises concerns about radiation exposure: Keep your radiation account
Dr KK Aggarwal, 18 February 2019
#Multispeciality

The use of radiation-based imaging is rising, especially in critically ill patients, who are often subject to CT scans and x-rays. In many ICUs, 100 millisieverts (mSv), the limit which otherwise should not exceed in five years, is exceeded within a week of admission. Children undergo between 5 million and 9 million CT scans annually.Abdominal CTs are one of the highest radiation risk tests, ...more

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 CLINICAL NEWS
Clinical News
Cardiac abnormalities present in patients with Alzheimer's disease
eMediNexus, 17 February 2019
#Cardiology #Neurology
ECG and echocardiographic abnormalities, including diastolic dysfunction, are present in patients with AD and that these studies reproduce the pattern of cardiac amyloidosis, suggests a study published online in the February 2018 issue of JACC Heart Failure. These findings indicate that there may be subclinical cardiac involvement in Alzheimer’s disease, which is probably associated wit ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES
Healthcare services affected as private doctors protest in Dehradun
Ishita Mishra, 18 February 2019
#Multispeciality
DEHRADUN: Healthcare services were severely affected as hundreds of private doctors went for a complete shut-down on Friday in Dehradun. While most of the priva ...more
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Safdarjung Hospital to teach the common man how to fight cardiac arrest
Durgesh Nandan Jha, 18 February 2019
#Multispeciality
NEW DELHI: A doctor is not always available to handle a critical situation that a person may be facing. If someone has a sudden cardiac arrest, perhaps you coul ...more
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e-AUSHADHI portal for online licensing system of Ayush medicines launched
eMediNexus, 17 February 2019
#Multispeciality
Minister of State (IC) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik launched the e-AUSHADHI portal, for online licensing of Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopa ...more
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FDA approves triclabendazole for fascioliasis
eMediNexus, 17 February 2019
#Gastroenterology #Public Health
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved triclabendazole (Egaten, Novartis) to treat fascioliasis a neglected tropical disease, in patients aged 6 ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES
Darolutamide improves metastasis-free survival in nonmetastatic, cast
eMediNexus, 17 February 2019
#Oncology #Pharmacist
Among men with nonmetastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer, metastasis-free survival was significantly longer with darolut ...MORE
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Five dermatologic emergencies to know
eMediNexus, 17 February 2019
#Dermatology #Emergency Medicine #Hospital Medicine #Public Health
Recognizing the signs of potentially fatal skin emergencies and knowing when to call for a dermatology consult can save lives. The ...MORE
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Oral complications rare in older women on anti-osteoporosis treatment
eMediNexus, 17 February 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Obstetrics and Gynecology #Orthopedics
Oral complications such as osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) are rare in women taking medications for postmenopausal osteoporosis, ac ...MORE
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Lithium is safe and tolerable as maintenance therapy for children with
eMediNexus, 16 February 2019
#Pediatrics #Pharmacist #Psychiatry
A trial published in the February 2019 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry has support ...MORE
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Decolonization reduces postdischarge infection risk among MRSA carrier
eMediNexus, 16 February 2019
#Emergency Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Pathology and Lab Medicine
Results of the Changing Lives by Eradicating Antibiotic Resistance (CLEAR) trial show that postdischarge methicillin-resistant Sta ...MORE
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OSA patients with excessive daytime sleepiness at greatest risk of car
eMediNexus, 16 February 2019
#Cardiology #Neurology #Public Health
Adults with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who experience excessive sleepiness while awake are at far greater risk for cardiovascul ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES
Natural glycerine to hydrate the skin
eMediNexus, 15 February 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Glycerine is among the best natural moisturizers in the living systems. It is often used in skin care products ...MORE
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Importance of lactic acid for maintaining ideal pH in the intimate area
eMediNexus, 15 February 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
At sufficiently acidic pH, lactic acid acts as a potent microbicide. Lactic acid produced by vaginal lactobaci ...MORE
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Importance of Vitamin E for skin wellness
eMediNexus, 11 February 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vitamin E, a fat-soluble antioxidant, has long been in use in dermatological practice. Vitamin E is an importa ...MORE
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Healthy food habits for healthy breastfeeding
eMediNexus, 11 February 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy and lactation are the phases that place extra demands on a woman’s body. Good nutrition is imp ...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, 15 February 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
About the AuthorDr. Neerja Varshney, Dr. Meenakshi Sharma, Dr. Vandana JainCMO, (NFSG), Incharge, Dept Obs & GynaeJunior Specialist, Dept Obs & GynaeSen ...MORE
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Intraperitoneal Bladder Injury During Tubectomy: A Conservative Approach
Shaveta Jain, Roopa Malik, Smiti Nanda, Nitin Jain, 11 February 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
About AuthorAssistant ProfessorAssociate ProfessorProfessor and HeadDept. of Obstetrics and GynecologySenior ResidentDept. of RadiologyPt BD Sharma, PGIMS, Roht ...MORE
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Cerebral Venous Thrombosis Following Oral Contraceptive Pill use for menorrhagia: Management dilemma
Dr Gonnabaktula Naga Vasanthalakshmi, Dr Pushpalatha, Dr Priyanka Mehta, 05 February 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
About The AuthorsDr Gonnabaktula Naga Vasanthalakshmi D.G.O., D.N.B.Associate Professor , Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology Sri Rama Chandra Medical College, Po ...MORE
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Bilateral Pregnancy Luteoma - A Case Report
Dr. P. Thulasi, Dr. Shanthi. M, 29 January 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
IntroductionPregnancy luteoma was first described by Sternberg and Barclay in 1966. Until now fever than 200 cases of pregnancy luteoma have been reported. In g ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 17 February 2019
#Gastroenterology
A case of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia belongs to a high risk group if disease develop after: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 16 February 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
The earliest immunoglobulin to be synthesized by the fetus is: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 15 February 2019
#Pathology and Lab Medicine
The exaggerated lepromin test seen in cases of Lucios phenomenon is called as: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 14 February 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
IRIS commonly occurs after how many weeks of ART initiation ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Can license to practice be revoked pending inquiry by the criminal cou

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 17 February 2019
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Is the doctor required to obtain consent of the patient in case of acc

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 16 February 2019
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What action can be taken if patient threatens filing an FIR?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 15 February 2019
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Is it necessary to obtain consent of the patient in India?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 14 February 2019
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 Laugh a little

Generation

eMediNexus, 17 February 2019
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After a Bad Accident

eMediNexus, 16 February 2019
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Niece and Nephew

eMediNexus, 15 February 2019
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What It Means

eMediNexus, 14 February 2019
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 Lighter Reads

eInspiration: Look Fear in the Face

eMediNexus, 17 February 2019
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eSpiritual: Temple enhances soul to soul connectivity

Dr KK Aggarwal, 17 February 2019
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eWellness: Why is my nose bleeding?

Dr KK Aggarwal, 17 February 2019
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eInspiration: Keep moving!

eMediNexus, 16 February 2019
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