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Editorial
Children with a gaming addiction will now be able to get free NHS treatment: Will Mediclaim follow?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 June 2018
#Multispeciality

The World Health Organization (WHO) has listed gaming disorder as a disease in ICD 11, its latest International Classification of Diseases (ICD) released on Monday.The ICD contains around 55 000 unique codes for injuries, diseases and causes of death. The ICD-11 has defined gaming disorder as a pattern of gaming behavior (“digital-gaming” or “video-gaming”) charac ...more

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Clinical News
WHO releases its latest International Classification of Diseases
eMediNexus, 19 June 2018
#Business And Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Internal Medicine #Multispeciality #Pathology and Lab Medicine
The World Health Organization (WHO) is releasing its new International Classification of Diseases, ICD-11.The ICD is the foundation for identifying health trends and statistics worldwide, and contains around 55 000 unique codes for injuries, diseases and causes of death. It provides a common language that allows health professionals to share health information across the globe. The ICD is a produc ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
Morning Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 19th June 2018
Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 June 2018
#Multispeciality
Mistakes occur around the globeDozens of patients have suffered harm because of major medical blunders by the Welsh NHS in the last three years. The Welsh Gover ...more
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News and Updates
Attack on doctor at Stanley hospital sparks protest
, 19 June 2018
#Multispeciality
CHENNAI: A death allegedly due to medical negligence is often the reason for flare-ups among patients’ families at hospitals. Now, all it takes is a needl ...more
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News and Updates
Gaming addiction a mental illness: WHO
Sumitra Debroy, 19 June 2018
#Multispeciality
MUMBAI: Addiction to video games is officially a mental health condition now. World Health Organisation (WHO) has listed gaming disorder as a mental illness, pu ...more
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News and Updates
Propranolol in addition to amiodarone for treatment of electrical storm
Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 June 2018
#Multispeciality
Morning MEDtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 20th June 2018Propranolol in addition to amiodarone for treatment of electrical storm: For hemodynamically stable patients ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
Metabolic syndrome is a strong risk factor for contrast-induced acute kidney injury
eMediNexus, 19 June 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology #Internal Medicine #Nephrology #Pathology and Lab Medicine
Metabolic syndrome is a strong risk factor for contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) in nondiabetic patients undergoing elective coronary interventions ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Non-culprit plaque characteristics in ACS patients similar to that in patients with diabetes
eMediNexus, 19 June 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health
Results of an intravascular optical coherence tomography study published June 15, 2018 in Cardiovascular Diabetology has shown that compared to patients with no ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Zoledronic acid does not reduce knee pain in patients with knee OA
eMediNexus, 19 June 2018
#Orthopedics #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pharmacist #Public Health #Rheumatology
A study presented June 15, 2018 at EULAR 2018, the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology in Amsterdam has shown no benefit of zoledronic acid infusion in red ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Female patients with colorectal cancer more at risk of developing chemotherapy side effects than men
eMediNexus, 19 June 2018
#Family Medicine #Gastroenterology #Hematology #Oncology #Pathology and Lab Medicine
Analysis of data from the PETACC-3 trial involving around 3000 patients with colorectal cancer treated with FOLFIRI chemotherapy regimen shows that compared to ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Fluid restriction in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery does not improve disability-free survival
eMediNexus, 19 June 2018
#General Surgery #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health #Residents
Restricting fluids during surgery and for 24 hours postoperatively in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery at increased risk for complications offers no ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Study suggests atezolizumab as first line treatment for patients with metastatic nonsquamous NSCLC
eMediNexus, 19 June 2018
#Hematology #Oncology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pulmonary Medicine
Addition of atezolizumab to bevacizumab + chemotherapy significantly improved progression-free survival and overall survival among patients with metastatic nons ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Yashad bhasma - A potential agent for treating pruritic rashes during pregnancy
eMediNexus, 18 June 2018
#Dermatology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pruritic skin conditions are common during pregnancy. Skin conditions specific to pregnancy include pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP) ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Cocoa butter to treat dry skin
eMediNexus, 18 June 2018
#Dermatology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Eczema is the commonest dermatosis in pregnancy. About 20-40% of patients seem to have a pre-existing history of eczema while the remaining develop symptoms for ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Polymorphic eruption of pregnancy
eMediNexus, 08 June 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Polymorphic eruption of pregnancy is a benign, self-limiting, pruritic inflammatory disorder of pregnancy. The condition is also known as pruritic urticarial pa ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Therapeutic massage during postpartum period
eMediNexus, 08 June 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pediatrics
Women are known to benefit from postpartum massage. The benefits include hormone regulation, reduction in swelling, improved sleep and improved breastfeeding.1 ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
Lower Segment Large Fibroid In A Unicornuate Uterus With 34 Weeks Pregnancy
Singh Urvashi, Panchpal Shivangi, 18 June 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Case reportA 24 year old infertility treated primigravida with 34 weeks pregnancy was seen on 2nd of June 2011 with complain of leaking per vaginum for 12 hours ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Fetal head showing at vagina and anus simultaneously with an intact perineum: a rare presentation of obstructed labour.
, 08 June 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abstract: In a parturient woman, tears of vagina, urethra and rectum along with an intact perineum is rare. A 20 years old woman presented with an obstructed la ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Intraperitoneal bladder injury during tubectomy- A conservative approach
Shaveta Jain, Roopa Malik, Smiti Nanda, Nitin Jain, 02 June 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abstract: Iatrogenic bladder injury is a recognized rare complication of gynecological surgery and may result in significant morbidity when associated with int ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome with Pulmonary Hypoplasia: A Rare Case Report
SOURAJIT ROUTRAY, SAMARENDRA MAHAPATRO, NIJWM MAHILARY, 31 May 2018
#Allergy and Immunology #Infectious Diseases #Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Freeman-Sheldon syndrome is a rare congenital dysplasia characterized by facial and skeletal abnormalities. ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 19 June 2018
#Public Health
The parameters of sensitivity and specificity are used to assess: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 18 June 2018
#Infectious Diseases
All of the following conditions may predispose to pulmonary embolism except: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 17 June 2018
#Pathology and Lab Medicine
The blood vessel related to the paraduodenal fossa is: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 16 June 2018
#Pharmacist
Halfway through the administration of blood, the female patient complains of lumbar pain. After stopping the infusion, the nurse should: ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 18 June 2018
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What happens if the state medical council does not decide the complaint in six months?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 17 June 2018
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Can the councils direct to attend CMEs as a form of punishment?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 16 June 2018
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 Laugh a little

Under the wagon

eMediNexus, 19 June 2018
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A Following Person

eMediNexus, 18 June 2018
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Stop Following Me

eMediNexus, 17 June 2018
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Nobel Prize

eMediNexus, 16 June 2018
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: Protection from mosquito bites

Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 June 2018
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eSpiritual: Why Spirituality is Friendly to wellbeing

Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 June 2018
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Inspirational: Black or White

eMediNexus, 19 June 2018
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eWellness: Warning signs of worsening heart failure

Dr KK Aggarwal, 18 June 2018
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