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Dr KK Aggarwal

Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee
Dr KK Aggarwal
President, Heart Care Foundation of India; Sr Consultant Physician, Cardiologist and 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 (07–08c); 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 of Publications & Hony. Visiting Professor (Clinical Research) DIPSAR

 

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Nobility of medical profession : Aamir Khan Controversy ( Video 1 to Video 9)
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  Editorial …

18th July 2012, Wednesday

Heat can damage pills

In heat one should not only warn the patients to keep themselves cool but also to prevent their drugs from overheating. Temperatures above 86 degrees Fahrenheit can render some medications useless, according to Robert Glatter, MD, an emergency medicine physician at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. US Pharmacopeia, a medication standards agency, states that drugs generally should be stored at room temperature -- between 68 and 77 degrees Fahrenheit -- with only brief excursions to temps as low as 59 degrees or as high as 86 degrees.

Some drugs increase dehydration or interfere with the body's own cooling mechanisms.

Also, one should not keep the ECG, MT thermal paper as heat may destroy the tracings.

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    Photo Feature (from the HCFI Photo Gallery)

Seminar on Health and Happiness

Large number of people attended the seminar on Health and Happiness organised jointly by Heart Care Foundation of India and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan on 5th July 2012

 
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    National News

My Nation My Profession

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)............

Dear Sir, Please refer to your editorial in eMedinews on 16 July, 2012 on the above subject. As far as I know the doctors of modern medicine are not supposed to train unauthorised persons in methods of modern medicine. This restriction is placed by MCI as it goes against the professional nature of modern medicine to train persons who are not students, or allied helping professions of modern medicine (such as nursing, lab technology, etc.). Since Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Unani etc are systems of medicine in their own right and do not work under modern system teaching methods of modern medicine to them is against the professional ethics of modern medicine.

I also fail to understand why physicians of other systems of medicine are keen to do treatment of modern system of medicine. Do they have no faith and trust in their system of medicine. If this is so why did they study other pathies instead of modern system of medicine?

MCI: 7.10 A registered medical practitioner shall not issue certificates of efficiency in modern medicine to unqualified or non-medical person.

(Note: The foregoing does not restrict the proper training and instruction of bonafide students, midwives, dispensers, surgical attendants, or skilled mechanical and technical assistants and therapy assistants under the personal supervision of physicians.)

NCHR: (7: 9) Professional misconduct if issues certificates of efficiency in modern medicine to unqualified or nonmedical person: Provided that nothing in this clause shall restrict the proper training and instruction of bona fide students, midwives, dispensers, surgical attendants, or skilled mechanical and technical assistants and therapy assistants under the personal supervision of the health professional;

Dr. Suman Kumar Sinha
Asst Prof. of Psychiatry
Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi

My Profession My Concern

‘Sponsored’ doctors under scanner

By Express News Service, 11th July 2012 10:18 AM

NEW DELHI: Eleven doctors from Madhya Pradesh, who allegedly went with their families to England and Scotland, are facing a probe, with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare suspecting that a pharmaceutical company could have sponsored their trip.

Speaking to Express, Medical Council of India (MCI) Secretary, Dr Sanjay Shrivastava, said he is yet to receive a formal order from the Health Ministry for a probe against the doctors. “Our ethics committee, which has eminent members on the board, will examine the matter after receiving the complaint and only after getting the report we will decide the next course of action,” Shrivastava said.

However, the doctors who figured in the list sent to the PMO denied taking a sponsored trip and said the group of doctors paid for the entire travel. One of the doctors, Srikant Rege of Indore told the Express that he never accepted any free tickets from any drug company and that the allegation was a farce. Another medical practitioner from Jabalpur, Dr Harsh Saxena, said somebody with ulterior motives had complained to Member of Parliament Dr Jyoti Mirdha about the group travel and there seemed to be some misunderstanding as it was a self-financed tour. He also refuted the genuineness of evidence submitted to the Prime Minister’s Office by the Mirdha.

MP Jyoti Mirdha, along with her letter, had enclosed the ticket and PNR numbers, as well as the itinerary prepared by drug manufacturing company for the travel to England and Scotland. “As I’m writing this letter a total of 11 doctors along with their families are holidaying in England and Scotland on a trip financed by Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Details including names of passengers along with their addresses, ticket numbers, hotels and itinerary are attached for your perusal. Needless to say, acceptance of such trips is in violation of MCI rules,” Mirdha’s communiqué to PM stated.

She has also raised the issue of dichotomy in rules set up to govern the sponsorship issues. “While the MCI rules bar doctors from accepting gifts, tickets, hospitality from healthcare industry, there are no corresponding obligations on the part of the drug industry not to offer such freebies and face penal action in case of violations,” the letter dated June 1, 2012, said.

After some multinational companies were fined by regulating authorities for inducing doctors through unethical means, the MCI notified a mandatory code of ethics to be followed by all medical practitioners. The gazette notification dated December 10, 2009, prohibits the acceptance of gifts, hospitality, travel grants, funds and endorsement of commercial products by doctors.

For cheaper drug options, send SMS

MUMBAI: Some good news for consumers might be at hand. You would soon be able to find the most affordable alternative to the medicine prescribed by your doctor through an SMS-based service. The service, expected to be launched by the government in August, will be available throughout the country. Here is how it works: Once the person sends a text message of the prescribed brand of drug to a particular number from his mobile, he will receive two to three options of the same medicine, along with the price differential. Say, a patient is prescribed a popular anti-infective like Augmentin (GlaxoSmithKline). He types in Augmentin and sends the SMS to the designated number. He would get a return SMS, possibly mentioning Moxikind CV (Mankind), which is substantially cheaper. But sources said that all responses would come with a caution: please consult the doctor before popping the alternative (pill).

Sometimes, the price differential between two alternatives of the same medicine is huge—up to 10-15 times. "This service would help a patient choose the cheapest alternative available," an industry source said. The government plans to cover at least two-thirds of the prescription market through this scheme, which would include all widely used therapies like anti-infectives, painkillers, respiratory and gastro-intestinal drugs. There would, however, be riders. The government will set in filters where options may not be available. These would include cases where the person is suffering from serious ailments, and certain lifestyle diseases like diabetes where the medicine and dose vary according to the person's physiological conditions. Also, there could be riders specifying that the alternative offered has to be from large companies with a national presence. Though consumers are price-sensitive, they may not be aware of cheaper options which exist for a particular drug. The SMS programme will arm the consumer with cheaper options. (Source: TOI, Jul 17, 2012)

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)

Long-term Entecavir effective for chronic HBV

Japanese researchers have found that long-term entecavir therapy reduces chronic hepatitis B to undetectable levels in 96% of patients, with only 1.1% experiencing viral breakthrough and less than 0.5% developing resistance. In addition, there were no serious side effects in a group of patients who received entecavir for four years, according to the new results, published online June 1 in the Journal of Hepatology. (Source: Medscape)

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Clipping feeding tubes to GI tract facilitates placement

Nasogastric feeding tube placement is accomplished more effectively if the distal tip of the tube is attached by a clip to the duodenal mucosa, according to a report from The Netherlands. So-called endoscopic clip-assisted nasoenteral feeding tube placement is more precise than standard feeding tube placement, the authors said in a July 3rd online paper in The American Journal of Gastroenterology. (Source: Medscape)

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Weekly teriparatide curbs new vertebral fracture rate

A new Japanese study shows weekly teriparatide cuts the risk of vertebral fractures in addition to increasing bone mineral density (BMD) in patients with primary osteoporosis. The drug was approved in 2002 by the FDA for daily use in men and women with osteoporosis. In their report, online June 20 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Dr. Toshitaka Nakamura and colleagues note that daily 20 mcg injections are "one of the most potent pharmacological treatments currently available for patients with primary osteoporosis." (Source: Medscape)

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Albumin beneficial in cirrhosis patients with bacterial infections

Adding albumin to antibiotic therapy helps cirrhosis patients with spontaneous bacterial infections, researchers from Spain have found. "The results of our study indicate that albumin administration improves renal and circulatory function in patients with cirrhosis and infections other than spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP)," (said) Dr. Pere Gines from the University of Barcelona. "The survival benefit shown in the study is small," he added. "Ideally, these results should be confirmed in larger studies and in different settings before this treatment approach becomes the standard of care in this clinical situation." The new findings were published online June 22 in the Journal of Hepatology. (Source: Medscape)

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Walking irregularities a harbinger of cognitive decline?

Gait disturbances — including slowing of walking pace or variations in stride — may be an indicator of cognitive decline, new research suggests. Four new studies presented here at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2012, suggest that observing and evaluating gait in older patients may be a valuable tool when trying to determine the need for further cognitive evaluation. (Source: Medscape)

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HIV prevention pill ‘Truvada’ approved by FDA

In the first significant milestone in the 30-year battle against AIDS virus, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection. Gilead Sciences’ pill Truvada was approved by the agency as a preventive measure for people who are at high risk of acquiring HIV through sexual activity, such as those who have HIV-infected partners. Truvada is the first HIV drug that can be been prescribed for people who have not yet been infected.

Tenofovir/emtricitabine,(Truvada), is a fixed-dose combination of two antiretroviral drugs used for the treatment of HIV. It consists of 300 milligrams of tenofovir and 200 milligrams of emtricitabine. By combining the two agents into one tablet, it reduces the pill burden and increases compliance with antiretroviral therapy.
The drug has been examined for use as a pre-exposure prophylaxis against HIV infection. A Cochrane review found that both tenofovir alone, as well as the tenofovir/emtricitabine combination, significantly decreased the risk of contracting HIV.

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

Doctor-Patient Relationship

The doctor-patient relationship is sacred and is based on many Vedic principles. The first is that this relationship should run on the principle of detached attachment.

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    Infertility Update

(Dr Kaberi Banerjee, IVF expert, New Delhi)

How do we know that a man has a problem contributing to pregnancy?

There's about a 50-50chance that the man has a problem contributing to the pregnancy. He might:

  • Produce too few sperm to fertilize an egg
  • Make sperms that are not shaped properly or that do not move the way they should
  • Have a blockage in his reproductive tract that keeps the sperms from getting out.

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

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

Antibodies

Alloantibodies / Agglutinins

Natural Iso / immune antibodies

IgM IgG

(Formed in response to foreign RBCs or soluble blood group substance)

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    An Inspirational Story

(Ms Ritu Sinha)

A mad elephant

Buddha never forgot the promise he made to king Bimbisara to return and give him teachings. So when the time was right, he journeyed to Rajagriha. Outside this royal city was a hill called Vulture's Peak, and Buddha and many his disciples went and lived in caves there? King Bimbisara often went to Vulture's Peak to hear the words of the Buddha. The people of the city went too, and soon the number of Buddha's followers grew very large.

After some time, the King and several other rich people gave Buddha and his followers parks where everyone could stay and listen to his teachings in comfort. Buddha's cousin, Devadatta, became very jealous. "He has so many people following him,” he thought, "and everyone shows him so much respect. But they all ignore me, and I am as great as he is. I must destroy him!” He knew that he would need help in killing the Buddha, so he went to King Billiards's son. "Don't you want to be King?" he asked.

"Why should your father have all the wealth and power?" Come, if you help me kill the Buddha, I shall help you kill your father. Then you can become King in his place." The King's son listened to these wicked words and agreed. Then the two of them tried many ways to murder the Buddha. One day, while Buddha was sitting in meditation near Vulture's Peak, they rolled a very large boulder down the hill towards him. But just before it was going to crush him, the rock split in half, leaving Buddha unharmed.

Another time, Buddha was walking through the city with several of his closet disciples. The two men knew he was coming and were ready. They had bought an elephant and gave it lots of liquor to drink. When the elephant was quite drunk, they beat it with sticks until it was crazy with anger. Then they released it in the direction of the Buddha, hoping the elephant would trample him to death. When the disciples saw the enraged elephant charging towards them, they ran away in fear. All except Ananda, Buddha's closet companion, who stayed by his teacher's side, holding onto Buddha's robe.

Buddha saw the elephant coming and, instead of being frightened or angry, felt great love and pity for the poor beast. Even though the elephant was drunk and crazed, it felt the power of Buddha's love. It stopped charging and walked over to the Buddha meekly, and then bowed down its large head at Buddha's feet.

Buddha patted the elephant gently and turned and said to Ananda," The only way to destroy hatred is with love. Hatred cannot be defeated with more hatred."

This is a very important lesson for all to learn.

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    IJCP Special

Dr Good Dr Bad

Situation: A patient of CAD developed dengue.
Dr Bad: Start paracetamol.
Dr Good: Start paracetamol and stop low–dose aspirin.
Lesson: In dengue, lose–dose aspirin needs to be stopped.

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Make Sure

Situation: A patient after receiving 40 units of insulin developed severe hypoglycemia.
Reaction: Oh my God! The order was 4 units.
Lesson: Make sure that 4 unit is not written as 4.0 units as it may be read incorrectly as 40.

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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 surgical procedure. Where ever there is pain, 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 of 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.

a) It is incorrect that that an anesthesiologist is never in a position to check the legality of 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. If the anesthetist gives anesthesia for the purpose of MTP, the duration of pregnancy cannot escape his notice. If it is more than 12 weeks, he is expected to know that the MTP can be performed only when 2 doctors are of the opinion that it should be done. If it is more than 20 weeks, he is expected to know that the MTP is illegal. 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.

b) Yes, the anesthesiologist can refuse to anesthetize the patient if the surgery is illegal.

c) In general, every citizen, including an anesthesiologist, is expected to bring the occurrence of a crime to the knowledge of the authorities.

d) Yes, any doctor has a right to take up any case if there are valid grounds. A doctor is not bound to treat each and every case that comes to him.

e) The best help such a person can get is from a lawyer.

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

Importance of exercise in health plans upheld by Supreme Court Decision

According to scientists and medical experts, even though the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) anticipated much speculation while putting plans into effect, it still does not change one important thing they are sure of. Leaders of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) strongly believe physical activity and exercise to be the most powerful tool in helping aid the sick people in the U.S. There is widespread support in Congress for a plan to help prevent disease instead of helping people pay for treatment after they get sick, including promotion healthy lifestyles and physical activity.

 
  Quote of the Day

(Dr GM Singh)

If there is any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not deter or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again. William Penn

 
  Lab Update

(Dr Navin Dang and Dr Arpan Gandhi)

Serum amylase

  • Increased: Acute pancreatitis, pancreatic duct obstruction, alcohol ingestion, mumps, parotitidis, renal disease, cholecystitis, peptic ulcers, intestinal obstruction, mesenteric thrombosis, postoperative abdominal surgery.
  • Decreased: Liver damage, pancreatic destruction (pancreatitis, cystic fibrosis)
 
    Mind Teaser

Read this…………………

Mario undergoes a left thoracotomy and a partial pneumonectomy. Chest tubes are inserted, and one-bottle water-seal drainage is instituted in the operating room. In the postanesthesia care unit Mario is placed in Fowler's position on either his right side or on his back to

A. Reduce incisional pain.
B. Facilitate ventilation of the left lung.
C. Equalize pressure in the pleural space.
D. Increase venous return

Yesterday’s Mind Teaser: Dr. Santos prescribes oral rifampin (Rimactane) and isoniazid (INH) for a client with a positive Tuberculin skin test. When informing the client of this decision, the nurse knows that the purpose of this choice of treatment is to

A. Cause less irritation to the gastrointestinal tract
B. Destroy resistant organisms and promote proper blood levels of the drugs
C. Gain a more rapid systemic effect
D. Delay resistance and increase the tuberculostatic effect

Answer for yesterday’s Mind Teaser: D. Delay resistance and increase the tuberculostatic effect

Correct answers received from: Yogindra Vasavada, Dr. Thakor Hitendrsinh G, Raju Kuppusamy, Dr Pankaj Agarwal, Dr. L. C. Dhoka, Dr. P. C. Das, Muthumperumal Thirumalpillai, Dr Jainendra Upadhyay, Dr Avtar Krishan, Anil Bairaria

Answer for 17th July Mind Teaser:C. Suction until the client indicates to stop or no longer than 20 second

Correct answers received from: chanchal Das, Dr.K.V.Sarma,

Send your answer to ijcp12@gmail.com

 
    Laugh a While

(Dr GM Singh)

Flight Time

A blonde calls Delta Airlines and asks, "Can you tell me how long it’ll take to fly from San Francisco to New York City?" The agent replies, "Just a minute…"

"Thank you," the blonde says, and hangs up.

 
    Medicolegal Update

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

Medical examination of a person accused of firing a firearm

A doctor may be required to examine a person suspected of shooting by the doctor. The concerned investigating agency takes measure of this medical examination as many corroborative scientific evidences may be collected in medical examination.

  • Any scuffle injuries, intoxication will be revealed in medical examination
  • The firearm discharge residues on the hands and face may be present for some time. But, they may remain on clothing for several days, which may be clinching evidence.
  • If a revolver is fired, the escaping powder pressure between the cylinder and barrel may be expected to fall upon the hands that grasp the weapon and pull the trigger. This material, which may deposit upon the hand, consists of: powder particles in various stages of decomposition; bits of bullet material, if the cylinder and bore are not correctly aligned; ignition products of the primer; combustion products of propellant, primer, and cartridge case.

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    Public Forum

(Press Release for use by the newspapers)

Poor hygiene habits may lead to Typhoid fever

New Delhi: Tuesday, 17 July 2012: Typhoid fever is caused by a bacterium called Salmonella typhi and is transmitted through the ingestion of food or drink that has been contaminated by the feces or urine of infected people, said Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee Dr K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India. Flying insects feeding on feces may occasionally transfer the bacteria through poor hygiene habits and public sanitation conditions.

Though the cases occur round the year, more cases are seen during the summer and rainy seasons.

Symptoms usually develop 1–3 weeks after exposure, and may be mild or severe. They include high fever, malaise, headache, constipation or diarrhea and enlarged spleen and liver. A healthy carrier state may follow acute illness.

It can be treated with antibiotics. However, resistance to common antimicrobials is widespread. Healthy carriers should be excluded from handling food.

Sanitation and hygiene are the critical measures that can be taken to prevent typhoid.

Few salient facts about Typhoid fever

1. Typhoid does not affect animals and therefore transmission is only from human to human.
2. Typhoid can only spread in environments where human feces or urine are able to come into contact with food or drinking water.
3. Careful food preparation and washing of hands are crucial to preventing typhoid.
4. Typhoid fever in most cases is not fatal.
5. Prompt treatment of the disease with antibiotics reduces the case-fatality rate to approximately 1%. 6. When untreated, typhoid fever persists for three weeks to a month.
7. Resistance to common antibiotics is now common
8. Typhoid that is resistant to common antibiotics is known as multidrug-resistant typhoid (MDR typhoid).
9. Ciprofloxacin resistance is an increasing problem, especially in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia.
10. Azithromycin is a new drug for drug-resistant typhoid.
11. Typhoid vaccine taken every three years is the best preventive approach.

 
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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.
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Date: 5th Aug 2012
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