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Editorial
CGHS may not be able to deny claim for medical reimbursement now
Dr KK Aggarwal, 23 April 2018
#Multispeciality

Government employees who are Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) beneficiaries are required to seek treatment in empanelled hospitals. CGHS guidelines say that “if the Central govt servant or a member of his family covered under CGHS falls ill at a place not covered under CGHS, the treatment shall be admissible under CS(MA) Rules. The reimbursement in such cases shall be restri ...more

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Clinical News
Today is World Earth Day: End Plastic Pollution
eMediNexus, 21 April 2018
#Business And Medicine #Public Health
World Earth Day is observed globally on April 22 annually to demonstrate support for environmental protection. The theme chosen for the World Earth Day this year is “End Plastic Pollution” to change human attitude and behavior about plastics thereby reducing plastic pollution. “Inform and activate citizens” to take personal responsibility for the plastic pollution that each ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
World Book and Copyright Day: Athens is the World Book Capital for 2018 
eMediNexus, 22 April 2018
#Multispeciality
World Book and Copyright Day is an annual event organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on 23r ...more
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News and Updates
Morning Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 23rd April
Dr KK Aggarwal, 22 April 2018
#Multispeciality
Alcohol > 300 ml per week is bad for the heartClinicalIn a study, in Lancet of over 600,000 drinkers in 19 high-income nations without a history of heart dis ...more
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News and Updates
Morning Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 22th April
Dr KK Aggarwal, 21 April 2018
Topical steroid creams can no longer be sold over the counter in India  AMRAs per ICMR Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network January 2017-December ...more
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News and Updates
Morning Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 20th April
Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 April 2018
#Multispeciality
Can CGHS deny a claimClinicalA US FDA advisory committee unanimously recommended approval of an epilepsy drug that would be the first plant-derived cannabidiol ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
High risk of multi-drug resistant infections with multi-use thermometers
eMedINexus, 22 April 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health
The use of multi-patient axial thermometers increases risk of multi-drug resistant hospital infections as per findings of a study presented at the annual meetin ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Very resistant case of gonorrhea successfully treated with ertapenem
eMediNexus, 22 April 2018
#HIV AIDS #Infectious Diseases #Pathology and Lab Medicine
The very resistant case of gonorrhea from the UK has been successfully treated with a three-day course of intravenous ertapenem. The gonorrhea strain was highly ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Screening as per limited criteria of weight and age misses out on 50% of patients with diabetes
eMediNexus, 22 April 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Internal Medicine
About half of adults with diabetes and prediabetes would be missed out as a result of targeted screening for diabetes only with age- and weight-based criteria a ...MORE
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Journal Updates
First test to identify Candida auris
eMediNexus, 22 April 2018
#Hospital Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Pathology and Lab Medicine
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has permitted marketing for a new use of the BRUKER MALDI Biotyper CA system as the first test to identify the emergin ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Piperacillin+tazobactam inferior to meropenem in bloodstream infections due to ceftriaxone-resistant  E. coli 
eMediNexus, 22 April 2018
#Hospital Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health
A new research presented April 22, 2018 at the 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) in Madrid, Spain has shown piper ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Aromatherapy is effective for reducing pain during labor
eMediNexus, 21 April 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Aromatherapy is a noninvasive, alternative medicine used as an adjunct for labor pain control. A study, published in the Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Tea tree oil for managing vaginal infections
eMediNexus, 21 April 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Obstetrics and Gynecology #Urology
Pregnancy is associated with changes in the lower genital tract, such as hypertrophy of the vaginal walls, increase in blood flow and temperature, increase in n ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Coconut oil for sore and cracked nipples
eMediNexus, 21 April 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sore, painful and cracked nipples are a common problem during pregnancy. Nipple pain or infection during breastfeeding can often lead to cessation of exclusive ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Stretch marks during pregnancy
eMediNexus, 21 April 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Striae gravidarum (SG), or stretch marks commonly develop during pregnancy, and affect up to 90% of women. SG can be disfiguring, and often cause emotional and ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Efficacy of polyethylene glycol 3350 plus electrolytes for treating functional constipation in children.
eMediNexus, 18 April 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine #Pediatrics
A study published in the Anales de Pediatria aimed to evaluate the safety – renal, malabsorption or excessive production of gas, and efficacy of PEG+E tre ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
Secondary Abdominal Pregnancy Following Rupture of Rudimentary Horn: A Rare Case Report
Kshama Vishwakarma, P Shukla, K Yadav, 21 April 2018
#Gastroenterology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy in the rudimentary horn of the uterus is a rare form of ectopic pregnancy; most of the cases were being diagnosed at laparotomy for hemorrhagic shock ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Larva Migrains - A Case Report
Dr. Mangla Sood, 18 April 2018
#Pediatrics
Abstract: An interesting case of pruritis whose cause turned out to be Cutaneous Larva Migrains is submitted for the knowledge of the readers. ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
A Rare Case of Cor Triloculare Biventriculare Detected in a Postpartum Female
Parneet Kaur, Khushpreet Kaur, Rama Garg, Isha Gupta, 13 April 2018
#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
Congenital Facial Palsy with Bilateral Anotia
Dr Geeta Gathwala, Dr. Jagjit Singh, Dr Poonam Dalal, Dr B.D. Sharma, 10 April 2018
#Pediatrics
Abstract: Congenital facial palsy is generally considered developmental or acquired. Most of the cases are related to birth trauma. Herein we report a case of c ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 22 April 2018
#General Surgery
Heat labile instruments for use in surgical procedures can be best sterilized by: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 21 April 2018
#Pediatrics
An anxious mother brought her 4 year old daughter to the pediatrician. The girl was passing loose bulky stools for the past 20 days. This was often associated with pain in abdomen. The pediatrician ordered a stool examination which showed the following organisms. Identify the organism: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 20 April 2018
#Neurology
Preservation is: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 20 April 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
The mouse model used for diabetes research is/are: ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Is it necessary to take high-risk consent for an angiography procedure?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 21 April 2018
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What is adequate information?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 20 April 2018
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Is there a need to take consent for doing echo on a female patient?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 19 April 2018
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 Laugh a little

Organized Crime

eMediNexus, 22 April 2018
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Price you pay for being good

eMediNexus, 21 April 2018
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Financial Management

eMediNexus, 20 April 2018
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Cheer nuts

eMediNexus, 19 April 2018
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 Lighter Reads

Inspirational: Planting Potatoes

eMediNexus, 22 April 2018
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eSpiritual: Positive Attitudes

Dr KK Aggarwal, 22 April 2018
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eWellness: Cycling can cause erectile dysfunction

Dr KK Aggarwal, 22 April 2018
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eWellness: 5 Ways to Stop A-Salting Your Kidney

Dr KK Aggarwal, 21 April 2018
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