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Dr KK Aggarwal
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3rd January 2013, Thursday

All about types of rape

Rape generally encompasses nonconsensual vaginal, anal, or oral penetration that involves force or threat of force (physical or psychological), lack of consent, or inability to provide consent because of age, intoxication, or mental status. Rape is categorized according to the relationship between the perpetrator and the victim.

  • Stranger rape describes nonconsensual sexual penetration between individuals who do not know each other before the sexual act
  • Acquaintance rape describes nonconsensual sexual penetration between individuals who know each other in some capacity before the sexual act

Date rape is a subset of acquaintance rape in which nonconsensual sexual penetration occurs between two people who are in a romantic relationship. Date rape can occur when the victim is alert and rational or irrational, semiconscious, or unable to respond due to alcohol or other drug use. Verbal coercion, threats or use of physical force, or the use of alcohol or illicit drugs may occur as precipitating events. (Source Uptodate)

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    Constipation Update

Dietary interventions: Soluble fiber, especially psyllium may offer benefits to stool frequency and stool consistency. There are less data to support the value of insoluble fiber. Bran, a form of insoluble fiber, is probably the most commonly used fiber. But, soluble fiber, specifically psyllium, is a better choice (Am J Gastroenterol 2005;100:S1-S4).

 
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19th MTNL Perfect Health Mela 2012

Students’ from various schools actively participated in the MTNL perfect Health Mela.

 
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17-year-old raped by two in Delhi on December 31 night: How to avoid being drugged

As most sedatives and date drugs are easily available, the onus lies on us to protect ourselves. Here are a few tips:

  • Don't accept any drinks from other people, except trusted friends
  • Open containers yourself
  • Keep your drink with you at all times, even when you go to the bathroom
  • Don't share drinks.
  • Don't drink from punch bowls or other large, common, open containers. They may already have drugs in them
  • Don't drink anything that tastes or smells strange. Sometimes, GHB tastes salty.
  • Have a non-drinking friend with you to make sure nothing happens (if you are consuming alcohol).
  • If you think that you have been drugged and raped: Go to the police station or hospital right away. Get a urine test as soon as possible. The drugs leave your system quickly. Rohypnol leaves your body 72 hours after you take it. GHB leaves the body in 12 hours. Don't urinate before getting help. Don't douche, bathe, or change clothes before getting help. These things may give evidence of the rape.

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17-year-old raped by two in Delhi on December 31 night: was it a case of date rape drugs

The girl was known to the rapists, was in social website relationship, given some soft drink and then raped. It can be a sedative or a date rape drug.

Once caught, often the defence of the accused is that the girl was a party to the sexual act. The use of such “predator” or “date rape drugs” is common in India. These drugs are commonly used in trains and buses to rob passengers, and in youth parties to exploit young females for drug-facilitated sexual assault.

  1. Because of the effects of these drugs, victims may be physically helpless, unable to refuse sex, and can't remember what happened.
  2. The drugs often have no colour, smell or taste and are easily added to flavoured drinks without the victim's knowledge.
  3. These drugs can include things like alcohol, marijuana or other street drugs, designer or club drugs like ecstasy, over-the-counter sleeping pills and anti-histamines, even cold medications.
  4. However, the term "date rape drug” applies to any of the three drugs: GHB (gamma hydroxybutyric acid) can be made at home, used for narcolepsy in the US; Rohypnol (flunitrazepam) is legal in Europe & Mexico. Used for sleep problems and during anaesthesia and Ketamine (ketamine hydrochloride) used in the Veterinary practice.
  5. Many factors make these drugs desirable to sexual predators. All traces of the drugs leave the body within 72 hours of ingestion and are not found in any routine toxicology screen or blood test.
  6. Date rape drugs are easily slipped into drinks and food and are very fast acting. They render the victim unconscious but responsive with little or no memory of what happens while the drug is active in their system. The drugs also make the victim act without inhibition, often in a sexual or physically affectionate way.
  7. Date rape drugs render a person incapable of thinking clearly or of making appropriate decision. This makes for a very passive victim; one who is still able to play a role in what is happening but who will have no clear memory of what happened after-the-fact.
  8. Without any memory of events the victim is often unaware that they have even been raped, and if they are aware or have suspicions they make very poor witnesses.

As the drugs are easily available, the onus lies on us to protect ourselves. Here are a few tips:

  1. Don't accept any drinks from other people, except trusted friends
  2. Open containers yourself
  3. Keep your drink with you at all times, even when you go to the bathroom
  4. Don't share drinks
  5. Don't drink from punch bowls or other large, common, open containers. They may already have drugs in them
  6. Don't drink anything that tastes or smells strange. Sometimes, GHB tastes salty.
  7. Have a non-drinking friend with you to make sure nothing happens (if you are consuming alcohol).
  8. If you think that you have been drugged and raped: Go to the police station or hospital right away. Get a urine (pee) test as soon as possible. The drugs leave your system quickly. Rohypnol leaves your body 72 hours after you take it. GHB leaves the body in 12 hours. Don't urinate before getting help. Don't douche, bathe, or change clothes before getting help. These things may give evidence of the rape.

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Medical mistakes in Indian movies

Dear all, eMedinewS is starting a special series on ‘Medical mistakes in Indian movies’. We invite all our readers to share with us the following information:

  1. Scene/s where the image of the medical profession has been maligned in an unrealistic manner, or
  2. Scene/s where medical care and approach has been depicted incorrectly, or
  3. Scenes where the medical profession has been portrayed correctly.

Send us the clippings or description of the scenes. This would be a start to a special campaign to rebuild the image of the medical profession.

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    Valvular Heart Disease Update

Mitral stenosis in the elderly

Valvular mitral stenosis is rarely seen in elderly patients. Mitral obstruction may be produced by protuberant mitral annular calcification (MAC). It is present in 6% of the elderly population.

(Experts: Dr Ganesh K Mani, Dr Yugal Mishra, Dr Deepak Khurana, Dr Rajesh Kaushish, Dr K S Rathor, Dr Sandeep Singh and Dr KK Aggarwal)

 
    International News

(Contributed by Dr Monica and Brahm Vasudev)

Evidence-based guidance on elective surgery could save money

If the United States followed the lead of other countries and used evidence-based criteria to identify patients likely to benefit from elective surgeries — which could result in insurers rejecting reimbursement for patients who do not meet the benchmarks — rising healthcare costs might slow and quality might improve, according to a commentary published online December 27, 2012, in the New England Journal of Medicine. (Source: Medscape)

Altitude sickness: Does ibuprofen prevent or mask it?

A new study finds that ibuprofen was effective at preventing acute mountain sickness (AMS) in the intent-to-treat analysis group but raises questions about whether it may mask underlying symptoms such as headache. Jeffrey H. Gertsch, MD, from the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, and colleagues report their findings in the December issue of the Wilderness & Environmental Medicine Journal. (Source: Medscape)

Pill characteristics may be linked to patient adherence

Shape and color differences between branded and generic drugs may be associated with medication discontinuation, according to the findings of a nested case-control study. Aaron S. Kesselheim, MD, JD, MPH, from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, and colleagues published their findings online December 31, 2012, in the Archives of Internal Medicine. (Source: Medscape)

Antioxidants may slow age-related macular degeneration

Oral antioxidant supplementation, including with lutein and zeaxanthin, was associated with some benefits in macular function and morphologic features among patients at high risk for progression to advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to results from a new study. The results were published online December 7 in Ophthalmology by Stephen Beatty, MD, from the Macular Pigment Research Group, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford City, Waterford, Republic of Ireland, and colleagues. (Source: Medscape)

 
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    Spiritual Update

(Dr KK Aggarwal, Group Editor in Chief, IJCP Group of Publications and eMedinews)

Are we honest?

Most of us are relatively honest. If I introspect myself, I consider myself as an honest doctor but when I go deep into introspection, I see that I am only relatively honest. I used to give money to the TT to get a reservation in a train, buy a cinema ticket in black, pay money to the electrician to get my electricity in time …

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    Infertility Update (Dr Kaberi Banerjee, IVF expert, New Delhi)

What are the psychological aspects of hirsutism and PCOS?

Dealing with hirsutism and PCOS can be emotionally difficult. You may feel unfeminine, uncomfortable, or self–conscious about your excessive hair growth or weight, as well as worry about your ability to have children. Even though you may be embarrassed to share these feelings with other people, it is very important that you talk to your physician as soon as possible to explore the medical and cosmetic treatments available to treat these disorders.

 
    Tat Tvam Asi………and the Life Continues……

(Dr N K Bhatia, Medical Director, Mission Jan Jagriti Blood Bank)

Q: What is hemoglobin?

Hemoglobin is a substance present in the red blood cells. It helps in carrying the oxygen and carbon dioxide. On an average, it should be between 14-16 gm% in a healthy male and about 12-14 gm% in a female. Hemoglobin is synthesized daily and new one replaces the old stock.

Q: What are the various blood groups?

Every individual has two types of blood groups. First is called the ABO Grouping and the second type is called Rh grouping.

In the ABO Group, there are four categories namely "A", "B", "O" and "AB".

In the Rh Group, the individual is either Rh–positive, or Rh–negative. Rh is a factor called as Rhesus factor that has come to us from our ancestors called Rhesus monkeys.

Thus each and very human being will fall in one of the following groups.

• A positive or A negative
• B positive or B negative
• O positive or O negative
• AB positive or AB negative

There are certain subgroups also. But, for all practical purposes this should suffice.

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    An Inspirational Story

Military story: True friend

Horror gripped the heart of the World War I soldier as he saw his lifelong friend fall in battle. Caught in a trench with continuous gunfire whizzing over his head, the soldier asked his lieutenant if he might go out into the “no man’s land” between the trenches to bring his fallen comrade back.

“You can go,” said the lieutenant, “but I don’t think it will be worth it. Your friend is probably dead and you may throw your life away.” The lieutenant’s advice didn’t matter, and the soldier went anyway. Miraculously he managed to reach his friend, hoist him onto his shoulder and bring him back to their company’s trench. As the two of them tumbled in together to the bottom of the trench, the officer checked the wounded soldier, and then looked kindly at his friend.

“I told you it wouldn’t be worth it,” he said. “Your friend is dead and you are mortally wounded.” “It was worth it, though, sir,” said the soldier. “What do you mean; worth it?” responded the Lieutenant. “Your friend is dead.” “Yes, Sir” the private answered. “But it was worth it because when I got to him, he was still alive and I had the satisfaction of hearing him saying, “Jim…, I knew you’d come.”

Many times in life, whether a thing is worth doing or not, really depends on how u looks at it. Take up all your courage and do something your heart tells you to do so that you may not regret not doing it later in your life. May each and every one of you be blessed with the company of true friends.

A true friend is one who walks in, when the rest of the world walks out. War doesn’t determine who’s right. War only determines who’s left.

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    Cardiology eMedinewS

Poor antiplatelet response with clopidogrel does not predict mortality
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CPAP not better than traditional respiratory care for preemies Read More

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    IJCP Special

Dr Good Dr Bad

Situation: A female with diabetic kidney disease wanted to know if she could take OCP (oral contraceptive pills).
Dr Bad: You can.
Dr Good: You cannot.
Lesson: There is a link between OCP and diabetic kidney disease.

Make Sure

Situation: A diabetic patient died of flu pneumonia.
Reaction: Oh my God! Why was flu vaccine not given?
Lesson: Make sure that all diabetics are given flu vaccine every year.

 
    Legal Question of the Day (Dr MC Gupta)

Q. Is naturopathy recognized as a system of medicine by the government?

Ans.

  • An answer given by the Health Minister in the Parliament is reproduced below:

    “GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
    MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE

    LOK SABHA
    UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 4332
    ANSWERED ON 23.04.2008

    ACCUPUNCTURE AS AN APPROVED SYSTEM OF TREATMENT

    4332. SHRI PRALHAD VENKATESH JOSHI

    Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:-
    • whether the Government proposes to acknowledge Acupuncture therapy as an approved system of treatment in the Government Hospitals; and
    • if so, the details thereof along with the notification issued thereon?

      ANSWER

      THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE(DR. ANBUMANI RAMADOSS) (a) & (b): A Standing Committee of Experts constituted by the Central Govt. under the chairmanship of DG, ICMR recommended that Acupuncture and Hypnotherapy which qualified as modes of therapy could be allowed to be practiced by registered practitioners or appropriately trained personnel. The Committee further recommended that those considered as Mode of Therapy can be conducted as Certificate courses for registered medical practitioners to adopt these modes of therapy in their practice, whether modern medicine or Indian System of Medicine and Homeopathy.

      The above recommendations of the Committee were brought to the notice of all the State Govt./UTs for compliance. A copy of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare’s letter dated 25.11.2003 in this regard, is annexed.

      Annexure

      No.R.14015/25/96-U&H(R)(Pt.) Government of India Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (Research Desk)

      Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi Dated the 25th November, 2003
      ORDER
      The matter regarding grant of recognition to the various streams of alternative medicine including electropathy/electro homeopathy, has been under consideration of the Govt. In this process Govt. has considered the orders dated 18.11.98 of the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi in CWP No.4015/96 & OM No.8468/97 which has inter-alia directed the Central/State Govts. to consider making legislation to grant of licenses to the existing and new institutes etc. to control & regulate the various ‘unrecognised’ streams of alternative medicines and also to give adequate publicity through media informing public about the ‘Respondents’ and similar other institutes not being recognized by the Govt. & affiliated with any of the Councils.
    • Government constituted a ‘Standing Committee of Experts’ under the Chairmanship of Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research and members were drawn from various fields of medicine to consider & give its recommendations to the Government on the efficacy/merits of various streams of alternative medicine and also examine feasibility of making legislation as suggested by the Hon’ble Court.
    • The Committee developed essential & desirable criteria for grant of recognition to a new stream of medicine and analysed the different streams of ‘Alternative medicine viz. Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Homeopathy, Yoga & Naturopathy, Electropathy/Electro homeopathy, Acupuncture, magnetotherapy, Reiki, Reflexology, Urine Therapy/Autourine Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Aromatherapy Color therapy, Pranic Healing, Gems & Stone Therapy and Music Therapy.
    • The Committee did not recommend recognition to any of these alternative medicines except the already recognized traditional systems of medicines, viz. Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Homeopathy and Yoga & Naturopathy which were found to fulfill the essential & desirable criteria developed by the Committee for recognition of a system of medicine. The Committee has, however, recommended that certain practices as Acupuncture and Hypnotherapy which qualified as modes of therapy, could be allowed to be practiced by registered practitioners or appropriately trained personnel. The Committee further suggested that all those Systems of Medicine not recognized as separate Systems should not be allowed to continue full time Bachelor and Master’s degree courses and the term “Doctor” should be used only by practitioners of Systems of Medicine recognized by the Government of India. Those considered as Mode of Therapy can be conducted as Certificate courses for registered medical practitioners to adopt these modes of therapy in their practice, whether modern medicine or Indian Systems of Medicine and Homeopathy.

      After carefully examining the various recommendations of the Committee, the Government accepted these recommendations of the Committee. Accordingly, it is requested that the State/UT Govt. may give wide publicity to the decision of the Govt. They may also ensure that institutions under the State/UT do not grant any degree/diploma in the stream of medicine which have not been recommended for recognition and the term ‘Doctor’ is used by practitioners of recognized system of medicine.

      This issues with the approval of Secretary(Health), Ministry of Health & FW. (Bhavani Thyagarajan) Joint Secretary”
  • At the risk of repetition, the relevant para in the above is shown below:
    • The Committee did not recommend recognition to any of these alternative medicines except the already recognized traditional systems of medicines, viz. Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Homeopathy and Yoga & Naturopathy which were found to fulfill the essential & desirable criteria developed by the Committee for recognition of a system of medicine. The Committee has, however, recommended that certain practices as Acupuncture and Hypnotherapy which qualified as modes of therapy, could be allowed to be practiced by registered practitioners or appropriately trained personnel. The Committee further suggested that all those Systems of Medicine not recognized as separate Systems should not be allowed to continue full time Bachelor and Master’s degree courses and the term “Doctor” should be used only by practitioners of Systems of Medicine recognized by the Government of India. Those considered as Mode of Therapy can be conducted as Certificate courses for registered medical practitioners to adopt these modes of therapy in their practice, whether modern medicine or Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy.

      After carefully examining the various recommendations of the Committee, the Government accepted these recommendations of the Committee.”
    • It is clear that naturopathy is recognized as a system of medicine by the government.
 
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If we would see the color of our future, we must look for it in our present; if we would gaze on the star of our destiny, we must look for it in our hearts. Canon Farrar

 
    Mind Teaser

Read this…………………

Mr. Valdez has undergone surgical repair of his inguinal hernia. Discharge teaching should include

A. Telling him to avoid heavy lifting for 4 to 6 weeks
B. Instructing him to have a soft bland diet for two weeks
C. Telling him to resume his previous daily activities without limitations
D. Recommending him to drink eight glasses of water daily

Yesterday’s Mind Teaser: Roxy is admitted to the hospital with a possible diagnosis of appendicitis. On physical examination, the nurse should be looking for tenderness on palpation at McBurney’s point, which is located in the

A. Left lower quadrant
B. Left upper quadrant
C. Right lower quadrant
D. Right upper quadrant

Answer for Yesterday’s Mind Teaser: C. Right lower quadrant

Correct answers received from: Muthumperumal Thirumalpillai, Dr Kanta Jain, Dr PC Das,
Dr KV Sarma, Dr SK Bansal, Dr Vishal Wahane, Bal Kishan Agarwal, Dr Bharat Bhushan Aggarwal,
Dr Bharat Bhushan Aggarwal, Rajiv Kohli, Dr BB Gupta, Dr Jella, Dr Pankaj Agarwal, Muthumperumal Thirumalpillai, Dr PC Das, Rajiv Kohli.

Answer for 30th December Mind Teaser: B. Avoid taking blood pressure measurements or blood samples from the affected arm.

Correct answers received from: Dr. Bharat Bhushan Aggarwal, Rajiv Kohli, Dr BB Gupta, Dr Jella,
Dr Pankaj Agarwal, Muthumperumal Thirumalpillai, Dr PC Das, Rajiv Kohli
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    Laugh a While (Dr GM Singh)

Funny meanings...

Optimist: A person who, while falling from the EIFFEL TOWER, says midway: "SEE I AM NOT INJURED YET!"

 
    Medicolegal Update

(Dr Sudhir Gupta, Additional Prof, Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, AIIMS)

Postmortem examination in death due to Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI)

  • It is recommended that an autopsy in a death suspected to be due to an AEFI be performed as soon as possible (within 72 hours) to avoid tissue damage, development of postmortem artifacts and autolysis of the adrenal glands, which can alter diagnosis.
  • Samples for both histopathological and toxicological examination should be sent to approved and accredited government reference laboratories through investigating police agencies. The samples should be collected and transported to forensic laboratories as early as possible to avoid loss of biological samples due to decomposition.
  • All samples should be labeled with the name, number and autopsy report/form number along with the necessary documents requesting the examination and investigation, and the conclusions from the autopsy, which should list the cause of death, utilizing International Classification of Disease (ICD 10) and, if possible, the causative agents/drugs.
  • Sampling for histopathology examination to be sent to pathologist for underlying disease/pathologies in the deceased which may be the cause of death or contributed in the cause of death: The samples should be representative of the suspicious area of disease/pathology; however, in general 80 to 100 gms of liver, 100 gms of brain with meninges, fragments from both adrenal glands, half of transverse section of kidneys, half of Spleen and whole heart should be taken.
  • All the visceral specimens should be collected in separate containers, a wide – mouthed bottle as prescribed and 10% formalin should be added as preservatives. The quantity of the formalin should be sufficient to cover all the pieces of specimen viscera in bottle.
  • The specimens should be sealed, signed, labeled by the doctor/autopsy surgeon and should be handed over to police/investigating officer for further pathological examination.

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Should all patients getting admitted to ICU be given antibiotics?

Giving people antibiotics before they are admitted to an ICU leads to a drop in patient deaths, as per a Dutch study, said Padma Shri & Dr. B.C. Roy National Awardee, Dr. KK Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India & Vice President Elect IMA.

The study, published in the journal New England Journal of Medicine, included nearly 6,000 patients treated at 13 hospitals in The Netherlands between 2004 and 2006. In the study, all the patients were expected to be on a ventilator for at least two days and/or to be admitted to the ICU for at least three days. The patients were grouped into three. The first group was given an oral antibiotic paste four times a day. The second group was given antibiotics through a gastric tube in the intestinal tract and by intravenous drip, plus the antibiotic paste. The third group was given the standard ICU care.

After four weeks, the preventive use of antibiotics reduced the number of deaths by 3.5 percent in the second group, and by 2.9 percent in the first group. The difference between the two groups treated with antibiotics was not significant. The number of antibiotic-resistant bacteria did not increase in patients receiving antibiotic treatment.

 
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