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Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee
Dr KK Aggarwal
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    Nobility of Medical Profession …

Dr KK Aggarwal on Doctor Bhagwan Hai ya Shaitan Watch Video
ASAR–Aamir Khan & Dr KK Aggarwal on Satyamev Jayate Watch Video
Docs vs Aamir Khan Headlines today 9th June 2012 7.30pm Watch Video
Justice A P Shah on Medical Profession Part 1 Watch Video
Justice A P Shah on Medical Profession Part 2 Watch Videos
Nobility of Medical Profession – Panel Discussion part 1 Watch Videos
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  Editorial …

16th July 2012, Monday

Ayurvedic doctors to perform eye surgeries

Jaipur: The National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur plans to hire modern ophthalmologists who will not only perform surgeries with a team of Ayurvedic eye specialists, but also train the postgraduate students of the department of Shalakya Tantra (eye and ENT) in cataract, glaucoma and other eye surgeries. “We will hire qualified ophthalmologists (eye specialists and surgeons) on part-time basis,” said Dr Ajay Kumar Sharma, director, NIA Jaipur, adding, “We will begin with cataract surgery, the most common form, and later cover other eye surgeries, like glaucoma.”

The institute has already implemented two similar synergies between modern surgery and Ayurveda at department of Shalya Tantra (surgery) and department of Prasuti Tantra (gynaecology).

“At Shalya Tantra department, modern surgeons have joined their Ayurveda counterparts in performing most common surgeries, like appendicitis, hernia, gall-stone and at department of Prasuti Tantra they are aiding to perform caesarean deliveries and other tubectomy,” Dr Sharma said. [Source: Bhaskar, Sunday, July 8, 2012]

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Seminar on Health and Happiness

Seminar on Health and Happiness was organised jointly by Heart Care Foundation of India and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan on 5th July, 2012.
Padma Shri and Dr BC Roy National Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal giving memento to Dr AK Merchant

 
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    National News

My Profession My Concern

Drug trials claimed 30 lives in January this year
According to latest official information, 30 people died due to complications during drug trials in the month of January this year. Data provided by the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) under the Right to Information (RTI) act, reveal that in 2012, January alone witnessed 30 deaths due to SAEs. The data, in possession of The Hindu, was obtained by Indore-based medical rights activist Anand Rai.
Earlier, the DCGI had furnished details regarding deaths caused during drug trials over the last five years. From 2007 to 2011, Serious Adverse Events (SAEs) during drug trials caused a total of 2193 deaths. The year-wise break-up of the deaths are: 132 (2007), 288 (2008), 637 (2009), 688 (2010), 438 (2011) and 30 (January, 2012).
As the figures show, the number of deaths due to SAEs during the drug trials kept rising substantially from 2007 through 2009, peaked to 688 in 2010 and then declined to 438 in 2011. However, compensation was paid in only 22 cases and that too only in 2010, the DCG (I) data show. No compensation was paid during 2008 and 2009.
The reason for such a small number of cases receiving compensation is simple: Pharma companies conducting clinical trials pay compensation only in cases where it is established that the death was caused as a result of the trials and not merely during the trial. (Mahim Pratap Singh)

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 re build the image of the medical profession.

Indian consumers have best sustainable behaviour: Survey

WASHINGTON: Indian consumers emerged as the most conscious about their environment footprint in a new survey that found that Indians were more guilty about their impact even when they had the best sustainable behaviour. According to new global analysis by the National Geographic Society, India topped a list of 17 nations on best sustainable behaviour, with consumers in the US last on the list. Ironically, people in developing countries like India, China and Brazil -- in that order -- were making the most sustainable choices, while consumers in the rich nations had the least sustainable lifestyles. India accounted for a Greendex score of 58.9, followed by China at 57.8 and Brazil at 55.5, while the US was ranked the lowest at a score of 44.7. People in India and other developing countries were also found to be the most "guilty about the impact" they have on the environment. "Yet 45 per cent of Indian and 42 per cent of Chinese consumers feel guilty about the impact they have on the environment - first and second among those surveyed and two times higher than Americans," it said.

"In what may be a major disconnect between perception and behaviour, the study also shows that consumers who feel the guiltiest about their impact - those in China, India and Brazil - actually lead the pack in sustainable consumer choices. That's despite Chinese and Indian consumers also being among the least confident that individual action can help the environment," it said. In contrast only 21 per cent of US consumers are guilty about the impact they have on the environment. "The data suggest a significant divide between how emerging markets and developed nations experience environmental challenges," said Terry Garcia, Executive Vice President for Mission Programs at the National Geographic Society. She said concern about air and water pollution is highest among Chinese, Mexican, Brazilian and Argentinean consumers as well as in Russia and India. (Source: TOI, Jul 13, 2012)

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    International News

(Contributed by Dr Monica and Brahm Vasudev)

IV fluids for dengue linked to progression to severe disease

A medical record review of adult patients with dengue but no evidence at baseline of plasma leakage or significant volume depletion suggests that such patients might not benefit from intravenous (IV) fluids if they can absorb oral fluids. In fact, IV fluids might increase the risk for severe disease. Alex Cook, PhD, assistant professor at the School of Public Health and the Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at the National University of Singapore, told delegates here at the 15th International Congress on Infectious Diseases that IV fluid administration is an unsettled issue. (Source: Medscape)

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Chronic anxiety speeds aging

Chronic panic, phobia, and similar anxiety disorders may contribute to premature aging by shortening telomeres, an observational study suggested. (Source: Medpage Today)

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Staph infections linked to reuse of single-dose vials

Repeated use of single-use medication vials has been linked to the transmission of life-threatening Staphylococcus aureus infection in 10 patients treated for pain in outpatient clinics in Arizona and Delaware, according to a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Melissa Schaefer, MD, a medical officer in the CDC's Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, and colleagues with the CDC and the Arizona Department of Health Services published their findings in the July 13 issue of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. (Source: Medscape)

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Alzheimer's markers seen way before symptoms

Beta amyloid protein measurements may begin to show abnormalities more than 2 decades before overt symptoms of Alzheimer's disease appear, researchers said. (Source: Medpage Today)

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Iron supplements may cut fatigue in some premenopausal women

Iron supplements cut fatigue nearly in half for nonanemic women in a randomized placebo-controlled trial published online July 9 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. (Source: Medscape)

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    Spiritual Update

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

Aastik Vs Nastik

Traditionally, people believe that Nastik are those people who do not go to temples or related places of worship. They also do not believe in God.

To differentiate between Aastik and Nastik, we need to first understand the concept of Sanatan Dharma and Arya Samaj Dharma. People who believe in Sanatan Dharma consider God as

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    4th Asia Pacific Vascular Intervention Course (APVIC)

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    Infertility Update

(Dr Kaberi Banerjee, IVF expert, New Delhi)

Are there any racial or ethnic associations to specific diseases?

  • Sickle cell disease: Anyone with African-American ancestry should be screened via hemoglobin electrophoresis for carrier status of this disease, as one in 10 may be a carrier.
  • Cystic fibrosis (CF): It is estimated that 3-10% of Caucasians carry a defective CF gene, but do not have symptoms because a person must inherit two defective CF genes, one from each parent, to develop the disease. CF is the most common, serious, inherited disease in Caucasians, and is more common in those of northern or central European background and Ashkenazi Jewish background.
  • Thalassemia: People of Greek, Italian, Mediterranean or southern Asian descent experience a high incidence of this disease. Patients can have a complete blood count (CBC) with mean corpuscular volume (MCV) to rule out the possibility of thalassemia. An MCV of <80 should be evaluated further by hemoglobin electrophoresis. About 3% of the world’s population carries a gene for thalassemia.
  • Tay Sachs: This disease has a high incidence in Eastern European Jews and French Canadians.

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

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

Blood Grouping Systems & Principles, Blood Group Discrepancies & Their Possible Solutions

Blood Grouping Systems

  • Red cells groups
    • ABO
    • Rh
    • Other groups
  • White cells groups
  • Platelets groups

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    An Inspirational Story

(Ms Ritu Sinha)

A little monkey and man

Once upon a time, a man was passing through a jungle. He saw a monkey and was attracted to it. He called the monkey and to his surprise, the monkey came near him.

The man told the monkey that it was his ancestor and so they should cultivate friendship. With different kinds of gestures, he was able to establish friendship with it. The man was just trying to kill time using the monkey as company while crossing the jungle.

Suddenly unexpectedly, a lion roared fiercely and pounced in front of them. They scarcely had time to escape. The monkey ran and the man followed suit. They found a very huge tree and soon climbed it. Though they were breathless, they did not stop until they climbed to a safe height. The lion continued to prowl here and there, hoping to catch them when they climbed down. The lion was angry and hungry and awaiting his prey finally sat down under the tree. The man was clinging to one of the strong branches, while the monkey was sitting on a branch with ease, as if nothing had happened.

After a prolonged wait, the lion lost patience and proposed to let one of them go scot-free if the other was offered to him as 'food'. The man and the monkey consulted each other. They even offered to sacrifice their lives for each other, but ultimately concluded that they would live and die together. The lion was disappointed, but not dissuaded. He continued his vigil. Nevertheless, the wait on the tree proved a testing time for both the monkey and the man.

They were feeling drowsy. They were both faced with the danger of falling down while dozing on the tree. Ultimately they decided to take turns to sleep. The monkey would sit wide-awake while the man slept and the man would keep vigil while the monkey had his share of sleep. As decided, it was the man's turn to sleep first, while the monkey kept guard. The monkey slept in the other half of the night, while the man held forth. When the monkey was fast asleep, the man started contemplating. He thought that if he pushed away the sleeping monkey, the lion, as promised, would allow him to go scot-free.

Immediately, he translated his thoughts into action. The monkey was in deep slumber. The man pushed him down. As the monkey was accustomed to such things, he immediately caught hold of the branches halfway and was back to his place in a moment. Without uttering a single word, he went back to sleep as if nothing had happened.

In the morning, the monkey led the man to safety. The lion was still on prowl under the tree. When they reached at the safer place, the monkey made a special request to the man, “Please do not allege that monkeys are ancestors of mankind.”

Man without humanity is inferior to animals.

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Higher HDL-Particle Concentrations Associated With Reduced CHD Risk Read More

 
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Study Finds Mismatch Between Kids And Vitamins Read More

Being Obese Greater Risk Factor For Hypertension In Teenage Boys Than Girls Read More

 
    IJCP Special

Dr Good Dr Bad

Situation: Situation: A patient with positive malaria came with severe thrombocytopenia.
Dr Bad: This is classical malaria.
Dr Good: Also look for dengue.
Lesson: Malaria and dengue may co exist in the same patient.

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Make Sure

Situation: A patient of pulmonary Koch’s taking ATT complained of numbness in fingers and toes.
Reaction: Oh my God! I forgot to prescribe vitamin B complex.
Lesson: Make sure that in patients talking ATT (including INH) B–complex vitamins, especially vitamin B6 are prescribed to prevent neuropathy. Addition of antioxidants and multivitamins also boost the immune system.

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    Legal Question of the Day

(Dr MC Gupta)

Q. A lady doctor and an anesthetist were arrested in connection with an illegal MTP. I have the following questions:

a. My opinion is that an anesthesiologist is never in a position to check the legality of a surgical procedure. Wherever there is pain, the anesthesiologist is justified in administering anesthesia if asked for. It is neither illegal nor unethical. Am I right?

b. Can the anesthesiologist refuse to anaesthetize the patient if the surgery is illegal?

c. Is it a legal binding on the anesthesiologist to report any such incidences to authorities?

d. Do we have right to refuse any case?

e. What help can be given to the concerned anesthetist in this case?

Ans.

  • It is incorrect that that an anesthesiologist is never in a position to check the legality of a surgical procedure. There is something called pre-anesthetic check- up where the anesthetist is required to personally examine the patient, take necessary history, look at the diagnosis and the surgery proposed to be done and any complications that may be likely to occur during the procedure. An anesthetist needs to check the basics about what is to be done by the surgeon. If the left limb is to be amputated and the anesthetist has done a PAC before the surgery and the surgeon amputates the right limb in the presence of the anesthetist and somebody sues the anesthetist for being partly responsible for the mishap, an experienced lawyer may be able to convince the court regarding this. After all, an anesthetist is not a robotic machine simply to give some injections and gases and do intubation etc. with eyes and mind closed to everything else. Even otherwise, if a healthy limb is being amputated (as is sometimes done by child lifters to maim the child and make a beggar out of him), the anesthesiologist is expected to know it is illegal.

    On similar lines, an anesthetist needs to check the basics about what is to be done by the gyne-obs surgeon. This was a case of illegal abortion. There is rarely an illegality if pregnancy is up to 12 weeks. One can safely presume that the lady was pregnant up to 20 or even more weeks. The anesthetist has no business giving anesthesia without PAC. PAC includes: talking to the patient, doing necessary clinical examination and, checking the medical record (there can be no medical record in such a case without the mention of LMP and the duration of pregnancy). All these three, within a minute, would have certainly made it clear to any doctor that the pregnancy is between 12 and 20 weeks (when two doctors' opinion is required) or more than 20 weeks, when abortion is illegal. This does not call for special knowledge of anesthesia or gyne-obs or any other specialty. If he is a party to crime done by another, he cannot escape the clutches of law.
  • There is no question of a responsible anesthetist giving anesthesia for incision and drainage of a small abscess on one’s forearm, even though it may be painful. Every doctor, including an anesthetist, has to use his professional expertise before taking a decision regarding treatment. He gives a medicine not because the patient wants it or demands it but because he needs it.
  • Yes, the anesthesiologist can refuse to anesthetize the patient if the surgery is illegal.
  • In general, every citizen, including an anesthesiologist, is expected to bring the occurrence of a crime to the knowledge of the authorities.
  • Yes, any doctor has a right to take up or not take up a case. A doctor is not bound to treat each and every case that comes to him. He can refuse to give treatment/anesthesia if there are valid grounds.
  • The best help such a person can get is from a lawyer.
  • An expert opinion from a committee of three anesthetists will help. Let the Association of anesthetists appoint such a committee, which should examine the case of the accused who has been arrested. If they come to a conclusion that, as an anesthetist, he has not done anything wrong, then let the Association render an Expert Opinion on its letterhead stating so.

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  Fitness Update

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

Sleep deprivation effect on the immune system mirrors physical stress

Researchers in the Netherlands and United Kingdom compared the white blood cell counts of 15 healthy young men under normal and severely sleep-deprived conditions. The greatest changes were seen in the white blood cells known as granulocytes, which showed a loss of day-night rhythmicity, along with increased numbers, particularly at night. "Future research will reveal the molecular mechanisms behind this immediate stress response and elucidate its role in the development of diseases associated with chronic sleep loss," said Katrin Ackermann, PhD, the study's lead author. "If confirmed with more data, this will have implications for clinical practice and for professions associated with long-term sleep loss, such as rotating shift work."

Previous studies have associated sleep restriction and sleep deprivation with the development of diseases like obesity, diabetes and hypertension. Others have shown that sleep helps sustain the functioning of the immune system, and that chronic sleep loss is a risk factor for immune system impairment.

 
  Quote of the Day

(Dr GM Singh)

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Thomas Jefferson

 
    Lab Update

(Dr Navin Dang and Dr Arpan Gandhi)

Serum lactate dehydrogenase

Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH or LD) is an enzyme found in almost all body tissues, but only in a small amount in the blood. LDH is found in the bloodstream when cells are damaged. So, it can be used as a general marker of cell damage. Level of LDH may be measured either as a total LDH or as LDH isoenzymes. Elevated levels of LDH may be seen with:

  • Cerebrovascular accident (CVA, stroke)
  • Drugs: Anesthetics, aspirin, narcotics, procainamide, alcohol
  • Hemolytic anemia
  • Pernicious anemia (megaloblastic anemia)
  • Infectious mononucleosis (Mono)
  • Intestinal and pulmonary infarction
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Pancreatitis
  • Lymphoma or other cancers
 
    Mind Teaser

Read this…………………

When suctioning mucus from a client's lungs, which nursing action would be least appropriate?

A. Lubricate the catheter tip with sterile saline before insertion.
B. Use sterile technique with a two-gloved approach
C. Suction until the client indicates to stop or no longer than 20 second
D. Hyperoxygenate the client before and after suctioning

Yesterday’s Mind Teaser: Which is the most relevant knowledge about oxygen administration to a client with COPD?

A. Oxygen at 1-2L/min is given to maintain the hypoxic stimulus for breathing.
B. Hypoxia stimulates the central chemoreceptors in the medulla that makes the client breath.
C. Oxygen is administered best using a non-rebreathing mask
D. Blood gases are monitored using a pulse oximeter.

Answer for Yesterday’s  Mind Teaser: A. Oxygen at 1-2L/min is given to maintain the hypoxic stimulus for breathing.

Correct answers received from: Dr Gopal Shinde, Dr Gopal Shinde, Dr. Sushma Chawla, Dr shashi saini, Dr. Thakor Hitendrsinh G, Dr Pankaj Agarwal, Raju Kuppusamy, Dr.Chandresh Jardosh, Muthumperumal Thirumalpillai, Dr Jainendra Upadhyay, Dr Kanta Jain, panwar raja, Anil Bairaria, chanchal Das, Dr. Sushma Chawla, Dr. L. C. Dhoka

Answer for 14th July Mind Teaser: B. It prevents conversion of factors that are needed in the
Correct answers received from: Muthumperumal Thirumalpillai, Dr Avtar Krishan, panwarraja,

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    Laugh a While

(Dr GM Singh)

A man swallowed a mouse while sleeping on the couch one day. His wife quickly called the doctor and said, "Doctor, please come quickly. My husband just swallowed a mouse and he's gagging and thrashing about."

"I'll be right over," the doctor said. "In the meantime, keep waving a piece of cheese over his mouth to try to attract the mouse up and out of there."

When the doctor arrived, he saw the wife waving a piece of fish over her husband's mouth. "Uhh, I told you to use cheese, not fish, to lure the mouse."

"I know, doc," she replied, "but first I've got to get the darn cat out of him."

 
    Medicolegal Update

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

Left ventricular hypertrophy is the second leading cause of sudden cardiac death in the adult in autopsy

  • Longstanding high blood pressure causes secondary damage to the wall of the main pumping chamber of the heart, the left ventricle. Hypertrophy is associated with cardiac arrhythmias.
  • The mechanism of death in a majority of patients dying of sudden cardiac death is ventricular fibrillation and as a consequence there may be no prodromal symptoms associated with the death.
  • These patients may be going about their daily business and suddenly collapse without the typical features of myocardial infarction such as chest pain and shortness of breath. There are a number of cases in which patients feel the effect of myocardial ischemia. Myocardial ischemia is associated with referred pain, classically to the front of the chest, the left arm and the jaw. Patients may feel generally unwell, with nausea, dizziness and vomiting.
  • These symptoms may precede the death for any length of time between a few minutes and several hours.
  • I have conducted the postmortem examination of four cases of left ventricular hypertrophy causing sudden death. These cases were found dead in the bathroom during their daily pursuits.

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    Public Forum

(Press Release for use by the newspapers)

Post menopausal women should get their insulin levels done

All postmenopausal women should try to keep insulin at normal levels through weight loss, regular exercise and other methods, said Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India. Postmenopausal women with elevated insulin levels are at higher risk of developing breast cancer.

As per a report published in the International Journal of Cancer from Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in New York City, there is a strong association between elevated insulin levels in the blood and increased risk of breast cancer. The researchers examined data on 5,450 women who took part in the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) and found that women with insulin levels in the highest third were twice as likely to develop breast cancer as women in the bottom third.

The link between elevated insulin levels and breast cancer was stronger for thin women than for obese women, who tend to have higher insulin levels. This finding is potentially important because it indicates that, in postmenopausal women, insulin may be a risk factor for breast cancer that is independent of obesity.

 
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Annual Scientific Congress 2012

Menopause Society of Sri Lanka
"Long and Healthy Life for Post Reproductive Women"
July 27th – 29th 2012
Venue: Galadari Hotel, Colombo
Organized by: Menopause Society of Sri Lanka in Association with South Asian Federation of Menopause Societies (SAFOMS)
Supported by: Sri Lanka College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (SLCOG)
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All are cordially invited for the 2nd National Conference of IYCF Chapter of IAP. This conference is organized by: IYCF Chapter, MOH&FW GOI, MOWCD GOI, WHO, UNICEF, IMLEA, SDHE Trust.
The theme of the conference is: "Proper Nutrition: Defeat Malnutrition – Investing in the Future"
Venue: India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110 003.
Date: 5th Aug 2012
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