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 EDITORIAL
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Consider pre-procedural ultrasound guidance for all lumbar punctures
Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 September 2019
#Multispeciality

Lumbar puncture is an important diagnostic tool for the doctor, especially in an emergency. However, at times the procedure may be unsuccessful and fail to yield desired results. Sometimes, LP can be traumatic, which is difficult to interpret. Both situations can delay the diagnosis, which can be life-threatening at times, and increase costs for the patient; they are also a cause for patient dissa ...more

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 CLINICAL NEWS
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Clinical News
Mesh implants have similar outcomes to hysterectomy for vaginal prolapse repair
eMediNexus, 19 September 2019
#General Surgery #Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pharmacist
Mesh hysteropexy and hysterectomy had comparable outcomes, as per results of the Study of Uterine Prolapse Procedures - Randomized Trial (SUPeR). After three years, mesh hysteropexy had a 26% failure rate, while hysterectomy had a 38% failure rate. SUPeR is a randomized clinical trial that recruited 183 postmenopausal women at nine centers across the United States. ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES
Government doctors will protest tomorrow by going on a leave
Government doctors will protest tomorrow by going on a leave
special corespondent, 19 September 2019
#Multispeciality
On September 20, Government doctors in the district will go on leave en masse to protest against the alleged police inaction of not arresting those responsible ...more
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20 bouncers appointed for doctor's safety at Vadodara SSG hospital as 'precautionary measure'
20 bouncers appointed for doctor's safety at Vadodara SSG hospital as 'precautionary measure'
Express News Service, 19 September 2019
#Multispeciality
The state-run Sir Sayajirao General (SSG) hospital has appointed 20 bouncers and two gunmen for added security at the hospital campus. Six bouncers have been po ...more
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Medical Voice 19th September 2019
Medical Voice 19th September 2019
Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 September 2019
#Multispeciality
Diseases of unknown origin: Are environmental toxins the cause?TOI: AIIMS Delhi Toxicology Lab tested patients with serious illnesses whose cause couldnt be est ...more
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Doctors in Pallickal boycott outpatient clinics following attack on doctors
Doctors in Pallickal boycott outpatient clinics following attack on doctors
hindu correspondent, 18 September 2019
#Multispeciality
On Tuesday, doctors in the Health Service in the district boycotted outpatient clinics for an hour in protest against the alleged police inaction to arrest thos ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES
Few TAVR cases develop complications requiring open-heart surgery
Few TAVR cases develop complications requiring open-heart surgery
eMediNexus, 19 September 2019
#Cardiology #Pharmacist #Public Health
Just 1 percent of patients undergoing the minimally invasive heart procedure transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) have co ...MORE
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Video Games Can Trigger Dangerous Arrhythmias
Video Games Can Trigger Dangerous Arrhythmias
eMediNexus, 19 September 2019
#Business And Medicine #Cardiology #Pediatrics #Public Health
While sports can be risky for kids with arrhythmogenic cardiac conditions, researchers are now reporting four cases in which video ...MORE
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One pill with four drugs may lower heart risks in poor population
One pill with four drugs may lower heart risks in poor population
eMediNexus, 19 September 2019
#Cardiology #Internal Medicine #Public Health
A single daily pill containing low doses of common medications might provide a simple, inexpensive way to reduce risks for heart a ...MORE
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Vegan Diet Alters Microbiome and Insulin Sensitivity, Drops Weight
Vegan Diet Alters Microbiome and Insulin Sensitivity, Drops Weight
eMediNexus, 18 September 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Gastroenterology #Pharmacist #Public Health
A low-fat vegan diet induces changes in gut microbiota that are related to altered body composition and insulin sensitivity, and r ...MORE
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Optimized AED Placement May Improve Cardiac Arrest Outcomes
Optimized AED Placement May Improve Cardiac Arrest Outcomes
eMediNexus, 17 September 2019
#Cardiology #Internal Medicine #Pharmacist
 Determining the optimal location for automated external defibrillator (AEDs) may lead to increased defibrillation by bystand ...MORE
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Physicians Still Weak on HPV Vaccine Delivery, Despite Benefits
Physicians Still Weak on HPV Vaccine Delivery, Despite Benefits
eMediNexus, 17 September 2019
#Oncology #Pediatrics #Pharmacist #Public Health
 There is substantial room for improvement in how primary care doctors communicate about and deliver the human papillomavirus ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES
Ten years of experience with herpes zoster vaccine in primary care.
Ten years of experience with herpes zoster vaccine in primary care.
eMediNexus, 12 September 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Infectious Diseases
The purpose of a new study published in Vaccine was to examine changes in healthcare providers perceptions and ...MORE
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Allergy promotes alopecia areata in a subset of patients.
Allergy promotes alopecia areata in a subset of patients.
eMediNexus, 05 September 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Internal Medicine
Several patients with alopecia areata (AA) are detected with one or more of—seasonal relapse, comorbid a ...MORE
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Clinical Efficacy of Allergen-Specific Immunotherapy from Patient and Physician Perspectives.
Clinical Efficacy of Allergen-Specific Immunotherapy from Patient and Physician Perspectives.
eMediNexus, 29 August 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Internal Medicine
The objective of a new study published in the Yonsei Medical Journal was to explore patient and physician pers ...MORE
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Oral amoxicillin-clavulanate or azithromycin for non-severe respiratory exacerbations in children with bronchiectasis.
Oral amoxicillin-clavulanate or azithromycin for non-severe respiratory exacerbations in children with bronchiectasis.
eMediNexus, 22 August 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Internal Medicine
A new study published in The Lancet. Respiratory Medicine was based on the hypothesis that oral amoxicillin-cl ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES
A Case Study on Allergic Contact Dermatitis
A Case Study on Allergic Contact Dermatitis
Jayashree Dinkar Patil, Shyam Sundar Chaudhary, Neha Rani, Anup Kumar Mishra, 12 September 2019
#Allergy and Immunology
AbstractACD is now recognized as a significant problem. The incidence of ACD in children is rising perhaps due to increased exposure to sensitizing agents Sever ...MORE
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Allergic Contact Dermatitis (Type IV Hypersensitivity) and Type I Hypersensitivity Following Aromatherapy with Ayurvedic Oils (Dhanwantharam Thailam, Eladi Coconut Oil) Presenting as Generalized Erythema and Pruritus with Flexural Eczema
Allergic Contact Dermatitis (Type IV Hypersensitivity) and Type I Hypersensitivity Following Aromatherapy with Ayurvedic Oils (Dhanwantharam Thailam, Eladi Coconut Oil) Presenting as Generalized Erythema and Pruritus with Flexural Eczema
Dr Chembolli Lakshmi, 05 September 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Dermatology
Herbal and Ayurvedic medications, believed to be “mild” and “natural” are usually sought as the first line of treatment before resorting ...MORE
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A Rare Case of Imatinib-induced Erythroderma
A Rare Case of Imatinib-induced Erythroderma
Dr Rajesh Verma, Dr Biju Vasudevan, Dr Vijendran Pragasam, Dr Shekhar Neema, 29 August 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Dermatology
Imatinib, a specific tyrosine kinase inhibitor is a newer anticancer agent, which has shown excellent efficacy in managing chronic myeloid leukemia. It is gener ...MORE
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Photosensitivity Dermatitis Caused by Parthenium and Xanthium
Photosensitivity Dermatitis Caused by Parthenium and Xanthium
Dr Saumya Panda, 22 August 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Dermatology
Case historyA 76-year-old man, a dental surgeon by profession, presented with a history of intensely pruritic erythematous lesions with scaling, hyperpigmentati ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 19 September 2019
#Orthopedics
Injury to radial nerve in lower part of spiral groove: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 18 September 2019
#ENT
Valsalva maneuver can result in bradycardia. Which of the following activities will not stimulateValsalvas maneuver? ...MORE
59 Answers

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 17 September 2019
#Gastroenterology
Raised serum level of lipoprotein (a) is a predictor of: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 16 September 2019
#Gastroenterology
A 7-year-old girl presented with three episodes of massive hematemesis and melena. There is no history of jaundice. On examination, she had a large spleen, non-palpable liver and mild ascites. Portal vein was not visualized on ultrasonography. Liver function tests were normal and endoscopy revealed esophageal varices. The most likely diagnosis is: ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner
Can a Doctor give 100% guarantee that the treatment and/or surgery wou

Can a Doctor give 100% guarantee that the treatment and/or surgery wou

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 19 September 2019
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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 & Advocate Ira Gupta, 18 September 2019
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What action can be taken if patient threatens filing an FIR?

What action can be taken if patient threatens filing an FIR?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 17 September 2019
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An MBBS doctor admits a patient under him & a specialist visits the pa

An MBBS doctor admits a patient under him & a specialist visits the pa

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 16 September 2019
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 Laugh a little
Interesting 911 Calls

Interesting 911 Calls

eMediNexus, 19 September 2019
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Trouble on the Roof

Trouble on the Roof

eMediNexus, 18 September 2019
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Cab Drivers

Cab Drivers

eMediNexus, 17 September 2019
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Three Professionals

Three Professionals

eMediNexus, 16 September 2019
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 Lighter Reads

Inspirational: The Falcon & the Branch

eMediNexus, 19 September 2019
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ESpiritual: Aastik vs. Nastik

Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 September 2019
506 Views
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eWellness: Eat slowly for good health and well-being

Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 September 2019
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Inspirational: Our Time in History

eMediNexus, 18 September 2019
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