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Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee
Dr KK Aggarwal
President, Heart Care Foundation of India; Sr Consultant Physician, Cardiologist & Dean Medical Education Moolchand Medcity; Chairman Ethical Committee Delhi Medical Council; Chairman (Delhi Chapter) International Medical Sciences Academy; Hony Director IMA AKN Sinha Institute (08–09); Hony Finance Secretary National IMA (07–08); Chairman IMA Academy of Medical Specialties (06–07); President Delhi Medical Association (05–06), President IMA New Delhi Branch (94–95, 02–04); Editor in Chief IJCP Group & Hony. Visiting Professor (Clinical Research) DIPSAR

 

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  Editorial …

14th August 2012, Tuesday

Statin Benefits Offset Diabetes Risk

The cardiovascular benefits of statins or primary prevention outweighed the risk of developing diabetes, even among those at risk for the condition, an analysis of the JUPITER trial showed in Aug. 11 issue of The Lancet by Paul Ridker, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

  1. Statin therapy prevented 134 cardiovascular events or deaths for every 54 cases of new–onset diabetes among participants with at least one risk factor for diabetes.
  2. Among those who were not at risk for developing diabetes, statin therapy prevented 86 cardiovascular events or deaths with no additional cases of new–onset diabetes.

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Seminar on Health and Happiness

Heart Care Foundation of India and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan jointly organized a seminar on Health and Happiness at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan on 5th July 2012.

 
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    National News

Indians are No. 2 online searchers for education

MUMBAI: A recent study by Google has found that Indians are second in the world, behind only the Americans, when it comes to searching online about educational institutions and courses. According to the survey, the details of which were released by the online search giant on Wednesday, over 60% Indian students use the internet to research on education. The study, covering the period from January 2011 to June 2012 and titled Students on the Web, revealed that education–related queries from India were growing at over 46% year–on–year and of the total questions asked online, 40% were for higher education courses. The use of mobiles to send queries has grown by 135% year on year, accounting for 22% of the total education–related searches. Rajan Anandan, VP and managing director of Google India, said, "With over 60 million internet users in India being in the 18–35 age group, education–related search queries are exploding on Google. Our core objective behind compiling the study was to understand the impact internet is having on this young population with regard to education–related decision–making." Despite an array of courses available, Indian students seem to stick to the tried and tested ones, with IT/vocational (44%) courses inviting the maximum hits, followed by engineering (40%) and management (16%).(Source: TOI, Aug 9, 2012)

My Profession My Concern
(S Dwivedi, Dean/Principal, Professor and Head, Dept. of Medicine/Preventive Cardiology, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Associated Hakeem Abdul Hameed Centenary Hospital, Jamia Hamdard (Hamdard University)

Involving children and women in gutka/paan masala sale is near sure recipe for oral cancer and premature CAD

There has been a sea change in the marketing strategy of tobacco sale of tobacco products particularly gutka and paan masala in the last one decade. It is a common scene in the local market and common roads that one notices a makeshift improvised tobacco shop manned by children and/or women. Is it not an irony that young children and women are now being pushed in the business of gutka and paan masala across the cities on circle points, near traffic lights, under flyovers, near mosques, temples, hospital and colleges. Most of the time purchasers are young adolescents or labour class sedentary workers. It sounds anachronistic to put them into labour category only because of their low socioeconomic status even though they belong to a heterogeneous group comprising daily wage workers, mason workers, carpenters, barbers, tailors, painters, three wheeler drivers, taxi, bus or lorry drivers, embroidery workers, notionally known as ‘blue collar workers’ in the contemporary society. The common denominator among all such individuals is the monotonous job which they perform whole day for which they feel like having a ‘kick’ which they easily find in gutka and/or paan masala. There is every possibility that the young children involved in the sale of these items are tempted to taste the gutka or paan masala as a matter of curiosity in the first instance and subsequently as a habit or addiction.

Result of this social aberration is there for everyone to see. Not unsurprisingly we are now witnessing the rising prevalence of oral cancer and premature coronary artery disease in the ‘blue collar’ segment of the society for last one decade. Thanks to this habit India has now earned the dubious distinction of ‘oral cancer capital’ of the word. The only way to prevent this self inflicted tragedy is to put a ban on the production, sale and purchase of this killer substance. It is heartening to note that several states like Kerala, MP, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Goa and Karnataka have taken a bold step of putting a blanket ban on the sale, production and consumption of these items. This has paved the way for other states to take similar steps in their regions. In no case, children and women should be allowed to sell this product at public places. An alternative source of the income for poor people involved in this trade has also to be thought of concurrently.

Professor Suchitra N. Pandit, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai, Vice President, FOGSI (2008–2009) on the profession

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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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    International News

(Contributed by Dr Monica and Brahm Vasudev)

Hospital–wide solutions needed to reduce ED crowding

Crowding in hospital emergency departments (EDs) harms patients and limits hospitals’ ability to meet national safety and quality goals. Instead of focusing only on ED practices, administrators need to improve the way admitted patients are moved out of the ED and into inpatient beds, according to an article published in the August issue of Health Affairs. (Source: Medscape)

Rapid tests may miss new swine flu

The ability of commercially available rapid influenza diagnostic tests to detect the influenza A H3N2 variant (H3N2v) virus originating in pigs varies widely, researchers found. Four of seven FDA–cleared tests screened by CDC researchers detected all seven H3N2v viruses, Lynnette Brammer, MPH, of the agency’s influenza division, and colleagues reported in an early release of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. (Source: Medpage Today)

Male sex, older age raise risk for gallbladder complications

A 10–year retrospective review of laparoscopic cholecystectomies (LCs) performed by a single surgical group at a non–teaching hospital provides a snapshot of that surgery under real–life conditions. This report is one of the largest to come from a single non–teaching hospital, the authors explain in their article, which was published in the July/August issue of the Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques. (Source: Medscape)

TNF inhibitors linked to first–year infection risk in RA

The first epidemiologic study of infections associated with tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has shown that treatment was associated with a doubled risk for serious infections (SIs) during the first year of treatment. The prospective cohort analysis of a Japanese registry was published in the August issue of Arthritis Care & Research. (Source: Medscape)

Alzheimer’s has milder expression with older onset

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has milder expression in people in their 80s than it does when it first manifests in younger individuals, a new study suggests. (Source: Medscape)

 
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    Spiritual Update

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

Have depression, encourage others

Student says: I am very discouraged. What should I do?
Guru says, "Encourage others"

The above is a classical Buddhist teaching and the same principles are used today in counseling and allopathic psychiatry. Whatever you want in life, give it to other. The more you give, the

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

What are the risks associated with in vitro fertilization?

Most infertile women who choose to attempt pregnancy by IVF require fertility drugs, also called "ovulation induction" medications, to stimulate their ovaries to produce one or more eggs. Possible side effects of the drugs include:

  • Mild bruising and soreness at the injection site. Using different sites for the injections can help.
  • Allergic reaction, gastrointestinal distress, headache, or mood changes. Make sure you tell your doctor and nurse if you experience any bad reaction to these medications.
  • Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS). This is a condition in which the ovaries produce many follicles (fluid–filled sacs each containing an egg) and become much larger than usual. OHSS is a potential complication from almost any fertility drug. Usually, it is mild and improves without treatment. However, in severe cases, OHSS can result in very enlarged ovaries, dehydration, fatigue, and the collection of large amounts of fluid in the abdomen and lungs. The risk of severe OHSS can be made very low by: (1) lowering the dosage of fertility drugs to reduce the ovarian response; (2) withholding the human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) used to trigger ovulation and canceling the cycle; or (3) proceeding with the egg retrieval, but freezing all embryos for a later cycle.

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

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

Cryoprecipitate:

Definition: Cryoprecipitate are precipitated proteins of plasma rich in factor VIII and fibrinogen obtained from a single unit of fresh frozen plasma.

Volume: 10–20 ml

Storage: At–30°C or colder

Shelf life: 1 year

Note: It should be thawed in blood bank in thawing bath between 30°C to 37°C before use. Once thawed, the cryoprecipitate should be transfused immediately but in any case not later than 6 hours.

Indications:

  • As an alternative to factor VIII concentrate in the treatment of inherited deficiencies of:
    • Von Willebrand factor (Von Willebrand disease)
    • Factor VIII (hemophilia A)
    • Factor XIII
  • As a source of fibrinogen in acquired coagulopathies e.g. disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)

Dosage: 2 units/10 kg wt. One bag contains more than 80 units of factor VIII and more than 150 mg of fibrinogen.

Dose of factor VIII (Cryoprecipitate) depends upon the nature of bleeding episode and severity of factor VIII deficiency. Each unit of factor VIII per kg raises plasma factor VIII by 2%.

Administration:

  1. No compatibility testing required
  2. After thawing, infuse as soon as possible through a standard blood transfusion set
  3. Must be transfused immediately or within 4 hours of thawing

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    An Inspirational Story (Ms Ritu Sinha)

The seed of honesty

A successful businessman was growing old and knew it was time to choose a successor to take over the business. Instead of choosing one of his Directors or his children, he decided to do something different. He called all the young executives in his company together. He said, "It is time for me to step down and choose the next CEO. I have decided to choose one of you."

The young executives were shocked, but the boss continued. "I am going to give each one of you a SEED today – one very special SEED. I want you to plant the seed, water it, and come back here one year from today with what you have grown from the seed I have given you. I will then judge the plants that you bring, and the one I choose will be the next CEO."

One man, named Jim, was there that day and he, like the others, received a seed. He went home and excitedly, told his wife the story. She helped him get a pot, soil and compost and he planted the seed. Every day, he would water it and watch to see if it had grown. After about three weeks, some of the other executives began to talk about their seeds and the plants that were beginning to grow. Jim kept checking his seed, but nothing ever grew. Three weeks, four weeks, five weeks went by, still nothing. By now, others were talking about their plants, but Jim didn’t have a plant and he felt like a failure.

Six months went by — still nothing in Jim’s pot. He just knew he had killed his seed. Everyone else had trees and tall plants, but he had nothing. Jim didn’t say anything to his colleagues, however… He just kept watering and fertilizing the soil – He so wanted the seed to grow. A year finally went by and all the young executives of the company brought their plants to the CEO for inspection.

Jim told his wife that he wasn’t going to take an empty pot. But she asked him to be honest about what happened. Jim felt sick to his stomach, it was going to be the most embarrassing moment of his life, but he knew his wife was right. He took his empty pot to the board room. When Jim arrived, he was amazed at the variety of plants grown by the other executives. They were beautiful — in all shapes and sizes.

Jim put his empty pot on the floor and many of his colleagues laughed, a few felt sorry for him! When the CEO arrived, he surveyed the room and greeted his young executives. Jim just tried to hide in the back. "My, what great plants, trees, and flowers you have grown," said the CEO. "Today one of you will be appointed the next CEO!"

All of a sudden, the CEO spotted Jim at the back of the room with his empty pot. He ordered the Financial Director to bring him to the front. Jim was terrified. He thought, "The CEO knows I’m a failure! Maybe he will have me fired!"

When Jim got to the front, the CEO asked him what had happened to his seed – Jim told him the story. The CEO asked everyone to sit down except Jim. He looked at Jim, and then announced to the young executives, "Behold your next Chief Executive Officer! His name is Jim!"

Jim couldn’t believe it. Jim couldn’t even grow his seed. "How could he be the new CEO?" the others said. Then the CEO said, "One year ago today, I gave everyone in this room a seed. I told you to take the seed, plant it, water it, and bring it back to me today. But I gave you all boiled seeds; they were dead – it was not possible for them to grow. All of you, except Jim, have brought me trees and plants and flowers. When you found that the seed would not grow, you substituted another seed for the one I gave you. Jim was the only one with the courage and honesty to bring me a pot with my seed in it. Therefore, he is the one who will be the new Chief Executive Officer!"

  • If you plant honesty, you will reap trust.
  • If you plant goodness, you will reap friends.
  • If you plant humility, you will reap greatness.
  • If you plant perseverance, you will reap contentment.
  • If you plant consideration, you will reap perspective.
  • If you plant hard work, you will reap success.
  • If you plant forgiveness, you will reap reconciliation.
  • If you plant faith in God, you will reap a harvest.

So, be careful what you plant now…

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Dr Good Dr Bad

Situation: A patient on Mediclaim developed a recurrence of illness after three months.
Dr. Bad: It will not be covered under Mediclaim.
Dr. Good: Yes, it will be covered as it is a fresh illness.
Lesson: Occurrence of the same illness after lapse of 105 days is considered as fresh illness for the purpose of Mediclaim policy.

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Make Sure

Situation: During evening round in a renal unit, a doctor came across a patient complaining of headache.
Reaction: Give him a tablet of Nimesulide.
Lesson: Make sure to remember that nimesulide, a selective COX–2 antagonist has minimal potential for renal toxicity.

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  Quote of the Day (Prof S.K. Grover)

Hold on tight to the ones you love! "If you judge people, you have no time to love them. Mother Teresa.

 
  Fitness Update (Rajat Bhatnagar, MonaVie www.mymonavie.com/sonraj)

A study published in the journal Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine shows that in comparison to 4 years ago, 50% less students, or 1 in 4 U.S. public high school students could buy regular soda in school, during the 2010–11 school year. The researchers decided to examine the availability of competitive beverages, such as drinks sold by schools outside of meal programs, in school stores and snack bars, as well as vending machines and a la carte lines in the cafeteria in U.S. middle and high schools for four academic years, from 2006–07 to 2010–11. The study used nationally representative data from U.S. public schools with 8th, 10th or 12th grades, involving over 1,400 middle schools and over 1,500 high schools and found that in the 2006–2007 school year, 27% of middle school students could buy soda, but by 2010–11 this figure dropped to 13%.

  • In the 2010–11 school year, 63% of middle school students and 88% of high school students still had wide access to sugary drinks like sports and fruit drinks – despite the schools’ progress in removing sodas.
  • The study also showed that even though the number of middle students with access to sports drinks dropped considerably from 72 to 44%, this did not apply to high school students. Whilst in 2006–07, 90% of high school students had access to sports drinks by 2010–11 83% of these students still had access to these drinks.
  • Access to higher–fat milks (including 2% milk) dropped in both middle and high school students. However, over a third (36%) of middle school students and almost half (48%) of high school students still had access to higher–fat milk.
  • Although for high school students the availability of healthier drink alternatives remained fairly stable, for middle school students the report noted a statistically important drop from 96 to 89%.
  • Middle and high school availability for lower–fat milk was similar for both student groups, whilst access to bottled water remained about the same for high–school students, even though those in middle school had a slight decline in accessing bottled water, which may be due to some schools removing their vending machines.
 
  Legal Question of the Day (Dr MC Gupta)

Q. A patient dies and the hospital bill is pending. Can the hospital refuse to release the body till the payment is made? What other options are available to the hospital?

Ans.

  • It is illegal to refuse to release the body till the payment is made.
  • The options with the hospital are:
    • To file a civil suit against the relatives/legal heirs/estate of the deceased for recovery for the bill amount out of the actual/potential/accruable assets of the deceased.
    • To file a civil suit against the guarantor, if any, who had guaranteed payment of the hospital bill.
    • To show the bill amount as adjusted against the obligation to provide free treatment to poor patients in terms of the Delhi High Court judgment in respect of hospitals that have been granted land etc. at concessional prices.
    • To try to claim the bill amount from the government in case the patient was admitted under some government order/law making it obligatory for a private hospital to provide free emergency admission and treatment even if the hospital had not availed of any concessions given by the government. An example would be the Clinical Establishment Act, 2010.
    • To waive off the payment and show it as irrecoverable amount in the account book
 
  Lab Update (Dr Arpan Gandhi and Dr Navin Dang)

Prostate specific antigen (PSA)

Some experts recommend doubling the measured PSA value before interpreting the result for patients on finasteride. Longitudinal results from the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial suggest that PSA values be corrected by a factor of 2 for the first two years of finasteride therapy, and by 2.5 for longer term use.

 
    Mind Teaser

Read this…………………

A Sengstaken–Blakemore tube is inserted in the effort to stop the bleeding esophageal varices in a patient with complicated liver cirrhosis. Upon insertion of the tube, the client complains of difficulty of breathing. The first action of the nurse is to:

A. Deflate the esophageal balloon
B. Monitor VS
C. Encourage him to take deep breaths
D. Notify the MD

Yesterday’s Mind Teaser: Which of the drug of choice for pain controls the patient with acute pancreatitis?

A. Morphine
B. NSAIDs
C. Meperidine
D. Codeine

Answer for Yesterday’s Mind Teaser: C. Meperidine

Correct answers received from: Dr Sushma Chawla, Dr Ajay Gandhi, YJ vasavada, Dr Kanta Jain,
Dr (Maj. Gen.) Anil Bairaria, Dr Pankaj Agarwal, Dr Jainendra Upadhyay, Dr K Raju, Dr Chandresh Jardosh, Dr Avtar Krishan, Dr Arvind Khanijo, Dr Thakor Hitendrsinh G, Dr Mohit Sharma.

Answer for 12th August Mind Teaser: A. "The liver cannot rid the body of ammonia that is made by the breakdown of protein in the digestive system."
Correct answers received from: Dr Arvind Khanijo, Dr Mohit Sharma.

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    Laugh a While (Dr GM Singh)

Third Son

In a meeting during his speech a leader told a story.

"There was a father who gave 100 rupees each to his 3 sons and asked them to buy things and fill up a room completely.

First son bought hay for Rs. 100 but couldn't fill the room entirely.

Second son bought cotton for Rs. 100 but couldn't fill the room entirely.

Third son bought a candle for Rs. 1 and light it up and the room was filled with light completely."

The leader added "Our CEO is like the third son."

Since the day he has taken charge of his office, our country is filled with the bright light of prosperity"

A voice from the backbench asked:

"Woh sab toh theek hai…! But where are the remaining Rs. 99/–?"

 
  Medicolegal Update

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

Disinterment

Disternment means the act of digging up something (especially a corpse) that has been buried.

  • Many early groups placed the corpse in the ground and exhumed it at a later date for religious rituals, a practice still undertaken by some traditional societies.
  • In fourteenth–century France, it became common procedure to dig up the more or less dried–out bones in the older graves in order to make room for new ones.
  • The high death rate from the European plagues coupled with a desire to be buried in already–full church cemeteries led to old bones being exhumed so that new bodies could be placed in the graves.
  • In earlier times, on rare occasions prior to embalming, the body was removed from the ground. This happened when burial professionals or the authorities suspected that the person might have been buried alive.
  • The French philosopher and death expert Philippe discussed necrophiliacs who disinterred dead bodies for sexual purposes and scientists who dug up corpses to conduct scientific experiments.

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    Public Forum

(Press Release for use by the newspapers)

Even nuts can cause severe allergy

Most allergic reactions in children occur at home, most are triggered by peanuts or cashews, and treatment is often delayed, said Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee Dr K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India in a statement.

Anaphylaxis is a severe life–threatening allergic reaction and develops within seconds or minutes of exposure. The immune system releases histamine that cause tightening of the airways and shock. Common causes of anaphylaxis are foods, drugs or insect bites.

In the journal Allergy, Dr. Mimi L. K. Tang from Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne and colleagues report 123 anaphylactic reactions in 117 children over a 5–year period. The median age of the children was 2.4 years. One death was reported in a 7–year old girl with a known peanut allergy who ate a peanut satay sauce. Most events, 48%, took place at home, and almost all initially involved breathing and skin symptoms. Gastrointestinal and cardiovascular effects were also common.

The median time from exposure to the offending agent to allergic reaction was 10 minutes, and the median time until treatment was 40 minutes.

Food was the most common trigger (85 percent), with peanuts (18 percent) and cashew nuts (13 percent) the most common cause. Six percent of allergic reactions were caused by drugs and 3 percent by insect stings.

 
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