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9th March 2010, Tuesday
Why we prohibit starting new work for 8 days before Holi but not before Dusshera
Nine days before Dussehra and Ramnavami we celebrate Navratras, a period where starting any new work is considered auspicious. From Dussehra to Diwali 20 days period is again considered auspicious.
Dr KK Aggarwal
Laughter the best medicine cum MORAL
1st year students of MBBS were attending their 1st anatomy class.
Then he said them to do the same.
Life is tough but it’s a lot tougher when you are not paying attention (Source: email@example.com)
Formulae in Critical Care
Nitrogen balance (g)
Milestones in Neurology
Sir James Crichton–Browne (1840 –1938) was a British psychiatrist celebrated for his scientific study of brain tissue in cases of psychiatric disorder, for his concepts of mental illness in relation to evolutionary theory and for the development of medical psychology in public health and education.
Mistakes in Clinical Practice
Write out ‘Units’ not U; U often is misinterpreted and read as the number 0, leading to massive overdoses. We have seen patients getting 40 units of insulin instead of 4u.
11th March World Kidney Day (Dr N P Singh)
Testing for kidney disease: A simple test can be done to detect protein in your urine. Persistent protein in the urine is an early sign of chronic kidney disease. The results of serum creatinine are used to calculate overall kidney function, or glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and blood sugar to rule out diabetes. Early detection and treatment of CKD not only slows or halts the progression of patients to end–state renal disease, but can also significantly reduce the increased incidence of cardiovascular diseases, the most common cause of premature deaths worldwide.
1–7 April Prostate Disease Awareness Week: Prostate SMS of the Day (Dr Anil Goyal)
IPSS Score : (i) 0–7 point – mildly symptomatic (ii) 8 – 19 point – moderately symptomatic (iii) 20 – 35 point – severe symptomatic
Lab test (Dr Navin Dang)
Lipid Profile: Insist that the lab provides a direct estimated LDL value and not a calculated LDL value for more accurate results.
List of Approved drug from 1.01.2009 to 31.10.2009
ZEN IMMUNE–FACT SHEET
Zen Immune Power – a known immunity booster with ability to help reduce absorption of aluminum from the GI tract and enhance excretion through kidneys and is a key to eliminate aluminum toxicity and the related systemic involvement.
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Will be organized at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi on July 4, 2010, Sunday to commemorate Doctors’ Day. The speakers, chairpersons and panelists will be doctors from NCR, who have been past and present Padma awardees.
The second eMedinewS–revisiting 2010 conference will be held at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi on January 2, 2011. The event will have a day–long CME, Doctor of the Year awards, cultural hungama and live webcast. Suggestions are invited.
NATIONAL SEMINAR ON STRESS PREVENTION (17–18 April)
A Stress Prevention Residential Seminar cum spiritual retreat with Dr KK Aggarwal and Experts from Brahma Kumaris will be organized from April 17–18, 2010.
Co–organizers: eMedinews, Brahma Kumaris, Heart Care Foundation of India, IMA New Delhi Branch and IMA Janak Puri Branch
Venue: Om Shanti Retreat Centre, National Highway 8, Bilaspur Chowk, Pataudi Road, Near Manesar.
Timings: On Saturday 17th April (2pm onwards) and Sunday 18th April (7am–4pm). There will be no registration charges, limited rooms, kindly book in advance; stay and food (satvik) will be provided. Voluntary contributions welcome. For booking e–mail and SMS to Dr KK Aggarwal: 9811090206, firstname.lastname@example.org BK Sapna: 9811796962, email@example.com
Stroke Update Workshop for GPs
Indian Stroke Association and International Stroke Conference are organizing a Stroke Update Workshop on March 13–14, 2010 at AIIMS Auditorium. eMedinewS has tied up with the conference for free registration for the first 200 GPs of NCR. Organizer: Dr Padma, Prof of Neurology, AIIMS, New Delhi. SMS for free registration to 9717298178 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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1. Dear Dr Agarwal, It is a matter of great pleasure and pride for all of us that you were recently awarded Padma Shri by Govt of India. I am sorry to send you my wishes belatedly. With personal regards and best wishes: Roop K Khar, Professor Department of Pharmaceutics Ex–Dean and HOD Faculty of Pharmacy Jamia Hamdard (Hamdard University) Editor–in–Chief Journal of Pharmacy & BioAllied Sciences www.jpbsonline.org
2. To, Padma Shri and Dr. B C Roy National Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal : Sir, Heartiest congratulations for achieving Padma Shri award. I got my first opportunity to meet you during Glaxo–IJCP InterMedical college essay competition prize ceremony during my undergraduate days at Delhi. Congratulations for your innovative, timely relevant initiative "FIRST NATIONAL DAILY eMEDICAL NEWSPAPER OF INDIA". Presently I am working as an Assistant Professor in the Dept of Pharmacology and also an Associate Editor in a monthly medical magazine "Medicoz Lemon". With regards: Dr. Sukanta Sen, Assistant Professor, Dept of Pharmacology, Index Medical College, Indore; Mob–09893633424
3. Dear Dr K K :I totally oppose the concept of rural medical diplomas. My suggestion to motivate MBBS graduates for rural serving is to get a bond of huge amount 20 to 30 lakhs which people are spending to get degree from private colleges & this bond has to be strictly enforced (I remember rural service bond was also taken from all my batchmates but no authority bothered about that at the time of completion of degree): Dr V K Goyal, MBBS;MD (Ped)