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Editorial
Dr Bawa-Garba case: We only hope this was not a case of ethnic discrimination
Dr KK Aggarwal, 21 February 2018
#Multispeciality

Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba, a trainee pediatrician in the NHS-UK, was convicted of manslaughter by being grossly negligent resulting in the death of Jack, aged 6 years, from sepsis in 2011 by the High Court. The jury returned the verdict 10:2 and she was sentenced to two years in prison, suspended for two years.Dr Bawa-Garba was held responsible for a series of errors.A wrong working diagnosis: Failing ...more

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Clinical News
Europe observes a 400% increase in measles cases in 2017 compared to previous year
eMediNexus, 20 February 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Pediatrics #Public Health
Measles has rebounded in the WHO European Region. The disease affected 21 315 people and caused 35 deaths in 2017, following a record low of 5273 cases in 2016. The WHO Regional Office for Europe has released new data for 2017 one day ahead of a health ministerial meeting on immunization in Montenegro on 20 February 2018.“Every new person affected by measles in Europe reminds us that unvacci ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
Transgender, Biological Male Breastfeeds
eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
#Multispeciality
A transgender woman became the first to be able to breastfeed his baby. The journal Transgender Health published a case study last month highlighting a 30-year- ...more
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News and Updates
Insurance company: Will not pass claim if lab report not signed by qualified doctor
eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
#Multispeciality
New India Assurance Company has now issued a circular to all the regional offices across the country instructing them not to approve medical claims if the repor ...more
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News and Updates
COMMISSIONING MOTHER ENTITLED FOR MATERNITY LEAVE IN CASE OF SURROGACY
Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 19 February 2018
#Multispeciality
Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira GuptaThe Department of Personnel and Training of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Government of India has vide offi ...more
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News and Updates
No harm to the patient-doctor relationship from prognostic disclosure
Dr K K Aggarwal, 18 February 2018
#Multispeciality
(November 2017)Most doctors are reluctant to discuss prognostic information directly with the patient  due to  concerns about a negative impact on the ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
Variables associated with loss of ileoanal pouches constructed in childhood.
eMediNexus, 20 February 2018
#Gastroenterology #Pediatrics
A recent study published in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery aimed to quantify the incidence of loss of an ileoanal pouch in children and to identify variables ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Clinical Spectrum of Solitary Rectal Ulcer in Children Presenting With Per-Rectal Bleed.
eMediNexus, 20 February 2018
#Gastroenterology #Pediatrics
The purpose of a recent study published in the Journal of Ayub Medical College was to determine the frequency and clinical spectrum of solitary rectal ulcer in ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Transanal irrigation is effective in functional fecal incontinence.
eMediNexus, 20 February 2018
#Gastroenterology #Pediatrics
Functional fecal incontinence (FFI) is divided into cases related to functional constipation (FC) and cases without concomitant constipation  ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Pediatric colonic volvulus.
eMediNexus, 20 February 2018
#Gastroenterology #Pediatrics
A recent study published in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery presented an analysis of cases over 15 years at a single institution, focusing on workup and diagno ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Risk factors for stroke different in women from men
eMediNexus, 20 February 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology #Emergency Medicine #Neurology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Compared with men, women face different risk factors for stroke and experience worse outcomes after stroke, according to results of four related articles in a f ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Second Go Red for Women issue of Circulation journal focuses on womens heart health
eMediNexus, 20 February 2018
#Cardiology #Family Medicine #Obstetrics and Gynecology
The second Go Red For Women issue of the Circulation journal focuses on heart health in women and cover topics such as cardiovascular aspects of pregnancy ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Pharmacological interventions on early functional gastrointestinal disorders.
eMediNexus, 20 February 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine #Pediatrics
The goal of a study published in the Italian Journal of Pediatrics was to update and critically review the current literature, in order to assess the effects an ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Study on Clinical and Biochemical Parameters in Amlodipine and Cilnidipine Treated Hypertensive Patients
eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
A study, published in the Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, explored the clinical and biochemical profile in amlodipine and cilnidipine treated patie ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Efficacy and safety of azilsartan medoxomil in patients with essential hypertension
eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
A phase 3, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, published recently in Clinical Hypertension, randomized adult patients with essential hypertensio ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Safety of bowel cleansing using polyethylene glycol with ascorbic acid before pediatric colonoscopy.
eMediNexus, 13 February 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine #Pediatrics
A recent study published in Digestive Endoscopy assessed the feasibility and safety of same-day regimen of low-volume polyethylene glycol solution with ascorbic ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1 Treated With Vitamin C
Dr Shital Bhattad Gondhali, Dr Suresh H. Bhattad, Dr Girish Nanoti, Dr Himanshu Dua, Dr. Bhupendra Asudani, 20 February 2018
#Pediatrics
Abstract: Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), formerly Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy or Causalgia, is a chronic progressive disease characterized by severe p ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Kidney and Its Prognosis: A Case Report
Dr Tapan Kumar Sahoo, Dr Saroj Kumar Das, Dr Chandraprava Mishra, Dr Ipsita Dhal, Dr Rohani Nayak, Dr Iftekhar Ali, Dr Debashis Panda, 19 February 2018
#Nephrology
Abstract: Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the renal parenchyma is an extremely rare entity. The diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis is u ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
An unusual association of aplasia cutis congenita with twin pregnancy and maternal varicella Case Report
Dr. Rimzim Gupta MD, Dr Mukesh Kumar Gupta, Dr Munish Kakkar , 13 February 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pediatrics
Abstract: We report an unusual case of Aplasia Cutis Congenita associated with twin pregnancy and maternal varicella in first trimester; occurring over the extr ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Acute Kidney Injury: A Rarity in Methemoglobinemia
Dr R UMARANI, Dr BABURAJ K, Dr JINO VINCENT, Dr SARAVANAN M, 12 February 2018
#Nephrology
ABSTRACT: Methemoglobinemia can be due to some drugs, poisoning or congenital metabolic errors. Methylene blue is used as anti-dote for symptomatic methemoglob ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 20 February 2018
#Critical Care
Which medication is the best choice to treat breakthrough pain for a patient who is currently receiving methadone, 10 mg, every 8 hours? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
#Cardiology
The right coronary artery supplies all of the following parts of the conducting system in the heart except: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 18 February 2018
#General Surgery
Adenoidectomy should be avoided in: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 17 February 2018
#Neurology
A client with head injury is confused, drowsy and has unequal pupils diagnosis? ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 20 February 2018
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Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 19 February 2018
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Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 18 February 2018
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Medical Malpractice Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 17 February 2018
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 Laugh a little

We didnt have a schedule

eMediNexus, 20 February 2018
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A girl was crying bitterly.

eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
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Identity

eMediNexus, 18 February 2018
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But where were you yesterday?

eMediNexus, 17 February 2018
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: Diet and Aging: Gaining a Nutritional Edge

Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 February 2018
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eSpiritual: Merits & Demerits of Focused Living

Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 February 2018
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Inspirational: Who you are speaks louder to me than anything you can say

eMediNexus, 20 February 2018
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Inspirational: Story of Appreciation

eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
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