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Lockdown Exit Policy IMA HCFI CMAAO

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
15th April 2020
Multispeciality
CMAAO Corona Facts and Myth Buster 51
548: What are the minutes of Round Table on Lockdown Exit Policy – ZOOM MEETING organized by IMA in Association with HCFI and CMAAO (11th April 2020, Saturday, 11am-1pm)... Read more »
Important
Dr k k Aggarwal

CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster 52

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
15th April 2020
Multispeciality
Should COVID-19 positive asymptomatic healthcare workers continue working in COVID-19 positive non critical wards - The new CDC guidelines state that essential workers who may have had possible exposure to the virus may continue to work if they are asymptomatic, wear a mask at all times for 14 days after their last exposure and have their temperature checked before entering the workplace... Read more »

Alloveda Liver Update

Dr k k Aggarwal

EASL Clinical Practice Guideline for occupational liver diseases

15th April 2020Gastroenterology Hepatology
Several chemicals have been associated with occupational liver diseases, such as some solvents, pesticides, metals, etc. The latest European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) recommendations... Read more »

News From All Specialities

COVID-19: Testing, tracing, and when to lift restrictions

15th April 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General delineated the agency’s latest advice to countries on Monday, emphasizing that a combination of social distancing, testing, contact tracing and isolation, will be critical to further check the spread of the new coronavirus... Read more »
Important
Practice Updates

Coronavirus 10 times deadlier than Swine Flu, says WHO

15th April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday said that the SARS-CoV2, the new coronavirus that has infected more than 18 lakh people and killed over 1.17 lakh across the globe, is at least 10 times deadlier than the Swine Flu virus. In a virtual media briefing from Geneva,... Read more »
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Practice Updates

Role of povidone iodine in preventing transmission of COVID 19 among healthcare workers

15th April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
2019 ended with the entry of a novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Wuhan China. By the 11th of March 2020, it was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Healthcare workers are a high-risk group for contracting coronavirus infections,...Read more »

China toughens Russian border checks, approves experimental coronavirus vaccine trials

15th April 2020 Pulmonary MedicinePathology & Lab Medicine
China has approved early-stage human trials for two experimental vaccines to fight the new coronavirus as it struggles to contain imported cases, particularly from neighboring Russia. Russia has evolved into China’s largest source of imported cases,...Read more »

Mortality Rate Higher in Ventilated COVID-19 Patients

15th April 2020 Critical Care Pathology & Lab Medicine
Mortality could be as high as two thirds among patients with COVID-19 who require ventilation, suggests new data from the United Kingdom's Intensive Care National Audit and Research Center (ICNARC). The ICNARC data, appearing online April 10,...Read more »

Report of COVID-19 Neurologic Symptoms in China

15th April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
Over a third of 214 confirmed COVID-19 cases in China had neurologic symptoms, noted researchers. About 36.4% of the patients had acute cerebrovascular events, impaired consciousness, and muscle injury and these were more commonly observed...Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

When can a doctor make a formal announcement in the press?

15th April 2020
6.1.1 MCI Act: A medical practitioner is however permitted to make a formal announcement in press regarding the following:
1. On starting practise.
2. On change of type of practise...Read more »

eMedi Humor

A Dishonest Honest Man

15th April 2020
A woman went shopping. At the cash counter she opened her purse to pay. The cashier noticed a TV remote in her purse. He couldn´t control his curiosity and asked, "Do you always carry your TV remote with you?" She replied, "No, not always, but my husband refused to accompany me for shopping today...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

A measure of location which divides the distribution in the ratio of 3:1 is:

15th April 2020
1. Median.
2. First quartile.
3. Third quartile...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Hand, foot and mouth disease: Salient facts

15th April 2020
• Hand, foot and mouth disease is a viral illness most commonly caused by the Coxsackie virus A6.
• Enteroviruses 71 (EV71) can also cause hand, foot and mouth disease.
• Both adults and children can develop this infection... Read more »
Spiritual

eSpiritual: Why is Ganesha worshipped in every puja?

15th April 2020
Every Hindu ritual traditionally begins with a prayer to Lord Ganesh. The wedding ceremony too begins with a puja of Lord Ganesha invoking him to bless the couple and to ensure that the ceremony goes off well. Ganesha, the son of Shiva and Parvati, is the harmonious ...Read more »

Inspirational: How often do you stop to count your blessings?

15th April 2020
In your daily struggle for more, how often do you feel joyful and thankful for the things you already have? Sometime today, stop and think about the things you have, the things you know, the people in your life, your spirituality, your skills, your opinions, your special perspective on life, your family, your hobbies, your sense of humor,...Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

Covid-19: Maharashtra may hand out anti-malaria drug as preventive med

MUMBAI: Worried that Covid-19 cases may rise exponentially in the city's densely populated slums, the Maharashtra government is considering giving hydroxychloroquine sulphate (HCQS) tablets as a "preventive medicine" to slum residents at highest risk of the infection. A high-ranking state government official...Read more »  

Survey

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Doctors Survey

Question 1 : Which of these courses would you pay for - You can select multiple options
How to modernize clinic
Growing your digitize you clinic and practice...Read more »  
Medical voice

How Corona Aware Are You

Question 1 : How confident are you that you could recognize and respond to a potential coronavirus case?
Very confident
Moderately confident...Read more »  

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From Other Newsletter

Orthopedic

Orthopedics

Emblica officinalis and Cissus quadrangularis prevent against bone loss in osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a bone degenerating disorder marked by decreased bone strength. While hormone replacement therapy is often resorted to for the treatment of osteoporosis, it is associated with serious side effects... Read more »

Allergy-and-Immunology

Age-specific incidence of allergic and non-allergic asthma.

Onset of allergic asthma has a strong association with childhood, but only a few studies have analyzed the relationship between the incidence of asthma from childhood to late adulthood and allergy. A new study published in BMC Pulmonary Medicine assessed....Read more »

Dermatology

Vitamin A intake linked with lower skin cancer risk: Study

Intake of vitamin A may be associated with a lower risk of a common type of skin cancer, a study claims. The study of about 125,000 Americans found that people with the highest intake of vitamin A lowered their risk of squamous cell skin cancer by around 15 per cent.... Read more »
 

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