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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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  Editorial …

20th June 2012, Wednesday

Hospital noise fractures sleep

  1. Nighttime hospital noise causes poor sleep and adds up to poor healing
  2. In a lab sleep study, recorded hospital sounds of overhead paging, IV alarms, squeaky carts and the like disrupted sleep and raised heart rates as per Orfeu M. Buxton, PhD, of Harvard and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston in June 19 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.
  3. Electronic alert sounds like ringing phones and IV alarms are the most "potent" in arousing sleepers, disrupting normal sleep brain wave patterns more than half of the time, even when set at their quietest settings.
  4. Staff conversations and voice paging at a level of 50 dB –– quieter than normal conversation –– disrupted sleep half of the time in the study.
  5. The 14 common sounds used in the study were voices, IV alarm, phone, ice machine, toilet flush, laundry cart, outside traffic and helicopter noise (played at levels increasing from 40 to 70 dB). The heart rate jumped about 10 bpm when a sound fully roused a sleeper.
  6. When sleep was disrupted, even for a few seconds, heart rates increased. Sleep disruption occurred most often during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, the lightest sleep stage.

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A dharna was organized by DMA at the Jantar Mantar, New Delhi to protest against the introduction of the National Council for Human Resources in Health (NCHRH) Bill and implementation of the Clinical Establishment Act (CEA).

 
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    National News

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.

Plan for potable water in 15 encephalitis-hit districts

SITAMARHI: The Union rural development ministry has identified 60 districts in five states, including 15 in Bihar, hit by Japanese Encephalitis (JE) or Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). Hundreds of children die due to the disease in these states every year. The medical experts have suggested that this disease is largely because of unhealthy drinking water supply and lack of cleanliness in rural areas, said Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday. "If the state governments give proper attention to supply of potable water, this epidemic can be checked to a great extent," he said, adding that he has asked the state governments to send proposal to his ministry for additional assistance. "In 2012–13, Rs 10,500 crore has been allocated for rural water supply across the country of which Rs 525 crore has been earmarked only for improving quality of drinking water. Of this Rs 525 crore, Bihar will get Rs 61 crore," he said. The JE or AES affected 15 districts identified by the centre are: Araria, Darbhanga, Gaya, Gopalganj, Jehanabad, Muzaffarpur, Nalanda, Nawada, West Champaran, Patna, East Champaran, Saran, Siwan, Vaishali and Samastipur. The other states to be benefited are: UP (20 districts), Assam and West Bengal (10 each) and Tamil Nadu (5). (Source: TOI, Jun 18, 2012)

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Physiotherapy

Government of Kerala has issued orders as GO (Rt) No. 1958/2012/H&FWD Dated, Thiruvananthapuram: 13.06.2012 and has declared that Physiotherapy is only paramedical and has no right o to practice and not eligible for separate council as they had demanded. The main portions of GO is given below. Kindly read and pass your comments. Here after if any physiotherapists are found violating the rules please send their details to the undersigned at your earliest. Already Kerala High court has issued a verdict against Physiotheraist due to persistant fight by IMA KSB especially Dr, Abdulla. Kidly follow this in your state also.

(Dr.Alex Franklin,Hon: Secretary IMA NPPS)

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(Contributed by Dr Monica and Brahm Vasudev)

Human population is getting too heavy for Earth: Study

Obesity is not just a serious health hazard, it’s an environmental problem as well, as a new study has found that our fast growing waistlines are putting an extra weight of 242 million people on the Earth. Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) estimated that the adult human population now weighs in at 287 million tonnes, 15 million of which is due to the overweight and 3.5 million due to obesity. That’s the equivalent of the extra weight of about 170 military aircraft carriers or the weight of an additional 242 million people having an average body mass on the planet, the researchers said. This is, they said, just an attempt to make humans feel uncomfortable about their expanding waistline; looking at the collective mass of humanity can improve understanding of the effects of population growth, LiveScience reported. Writing in the journal BMC Public Health, the researchers said: "United Nations world population projections suggest that by 2050 there could be an additional 2.3 billion people. The ecological implications of rising population numbers will be exacerbated by increases in average body mass." The argument is simple. More body mass takes more energy to maintain; therefore as someone’s weight goes up, so do the calories they need to exist. It means increases in population counts don’t tell the whole story when it comes to demand for resources, said the authors. "Although the largest increase in population numbers is expected in Asia and sub–Saharan Africa, our results suggest that population increases in the USA will carry more weight than would be implied by numbers alone," they wrote. (Source: Business Standard, June 18, 2012)

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Citicoline provides no benefit in acute ischemic stroke

Adding to a long line of negative study results for potential neuroprotective agents, the International Citicoline Trial on acUte Stroke (ICTUS) could not confirm any efficacy of this agent in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke. Antoni Dávalos, MD, PhD, from the Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol in Badalona, Spain, presented the results of this randomized, placebo–controlled, double–blind, sequential clinical trial at the XXI European Stroke Conference (ESC). Oral citicoline (cytidine–5’–diphosphocholine) had previously shown some positive results in single trials and in a meta–analysis for functional and neurologic recovery. It is an intermediate in the generation of phosphatidylcholine from choline in the body and is sold over the counter in many countries. (Source: Medscape)

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Vitamin B12 deficiency with metformin linked to neuropathy

In patients with type 2 diabetes taking metformin, vitamin B12 deficiency is associated with higher levels of peripheral neuropathy, according to a study presented here at the American Diabetes Association 72nd Scientific Sessions. Chronic metformin use has been previously shown to be associated with vitamin B12 deficiency. Peripheral neuropathy is typically diagnosed as diabetic neuropathy, but this can also be a symptom of vitamin B12 deficiency. (Source: Medscape)

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Calcium scores help chest pain triage

A new risk prediction model that includes coronary artery calcium scores for low–risk chest pain patients may be better than current models at estimating the probability of coronary artery disease (CAD), researchers suggested. Three predictive models were tested: (Source: Medpage Today)

  • A basic model including age, sex, symptoms, and setting
  • A clinical model including the basic model factors plus diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, body mass index, and smoking
  • An extended model including the clinical model factors and use of the CT–based coronary calcium score

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    Spiritual Update

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

You cannot hate strangers

You can only hate somebody to whom you have loved. Hatred, therefore, is withdrawal of love. Love is opposite of fear and not hate. Most of us assume that love and hatred are opposite to each other but hatred is withdrawal of love and manifestation of fear and not it’s opposite.

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    Infertility Update

(Dr Kaberi Banerjee, IVF expert, New Delhi)

Does a hysterosalpingogram enhance fertility?

It is controversial whether this procedure enhances fertility. Some studies indicate a slight increase in fertility lasting about three months after a normal HSG. Most physicians perform the HSG only for diagnostic reasons.

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

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

Microaggregate filters

Screen or depth type filters have an effective pore size of 20–40 microns and trap the microaggregates composed of degenerating platelets, leukocytes and fibrin strands that form in blood after ≥5 days of refrigerated storage. Microaggregates pass through standard blood filters and have been thought to accumulate in pulmonary capillaries after transfusion. There appears to be no benefit to the routine use of microaggregate blood filters for low–volume transfusions. These filters can reduce the leukocyte count in a unit of blood to approximately 5×104, a level that reduces the incidence of febrile non–hemolytic transfusion reactions, but does not achieve the other goals of leukocyte reduction.

Microaggregate filters are designed for transfusion or red cells. They may be used for other components if this use is mentioned in the manufacturer’s instruction; however, the large volume required for priming causes a significant portion of these components to be lost if the set is not flushed with saline after ward. Depth–type microaggregate filters, or any filters capable or removing leukocytes must be used for transfusion or granulocyte concentrates. Hemolysis of red cells has been reported with both microaggregate and leukocyte with both microaggregate and leukocyte–reduction filters.

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    An Inspirational Story

(Ms Ritu Sinha)

A heart warming story

There is a story many years ago of an elementary teacher. Her name was Mrs. Thompson. And as she stood in front of her 5th grade class on the very first day of school, she told the children a lie. Like most teachers, she looked at her students and said that she loved them all the same. But that was impossible, because there in the front row, slumped in his seat, was a little boy named Teddy Stoddard.

Mrs. Thompson had watched Teddy the year before and noticed that he didn’t play well with the other children, that his clothes were messy and that he constantly needed a bath. And Teddy could be unpleasant. It got to the point where Mrs. Thompson would actually take delight in marking his papers with a broad red pen, making bold X’s and then putting a big "F" at the top of his papers. At the school where Mrs. Thompson taught, she was required to review each child’s past records and she put Teddy’s off until last. However, when she reviewed his file, she was in for a surprise.

Teddy’s first grade teacher wrote, "Teddy is a bright child with a ready laugh. He does his work neatly and has good manners…he is a joy to be around."

His second grade teacher wrote, "Teddy is an excellent student, well liked by his classmates, but he is troubled because his mother has a terminal illness and life at home must be a struggle."

His third grade teacher wrote, "His mother’s death has been hard on him. He tries to do his best but his father doesn’t show much interest and his home life will soon affect him if some steps aren’t taken."

Teddy’s fourth grade teacher wrote, "Teddy is withdrawn and doesn’t show much interest in school. He doesn’t have many friends and sometimes sleeps in class."

By now, Mrs. Thompson realized the problem and she was ashamed of herself. She felt even worse when her students brought her Christmas presents, wrapped in beautiful ribbons and bright paper, except for Teddy’s. His present, which was clumsily wrapped in the heavy, brown paper that he got from a grocery bag.

Mrs. Thompson took pains to open it in the middle of the other presents. Some of the children started to laugh when she found a rhinestone bracelet with some of the stones missing, and a bottle that was one quarter full of perfume. But she stifled the children’s laughter when she exclaimed how pretty the bracelet was, putting it on, and dabbing some of the perfume on her wrist. Teddy Stoddard stayed after school that day just long enough to say, "Mrs. Thompson, today you smelled just like my Mom used to."

After the children left she cried for at least an hour. On that very day, she quit teaching reading, and writing and arithmetic. Instead, she began to teach children.

Mrs. Thompson paid particular attention to Teddy. As she worked with him, his mind seemed to come alive. The more she encouraged him, the faster he responded. By the end of the year, Teddy had become one of the smartest children in the class and, despite her lie that she would love all the children the same, Teddy became her "teacher’s pet." A year later, she found a note under her door, from Teddy, telling her that she was still the best teacher he ever had in his whole life.

Six years went by before she got another note from Teddy. He then wrote that he had finished high school, third in his class, and she was still the best teacher he ever had in his whole life. Four years after that, she got another letter, saying that while things had been tough at times, he’d stayed in school, had stuck with it, and would soon graduate from college with the highest of honors. He assured Mrs. Thompson that she was still the best and favorite teacher he ever had in his whole life. Then four more years passed and yet another letter came. This time he explained that after he got his bachelor’s degree, he decided to go a little further. The letter explained that she was still the best and favorite teacher he ever had. But now his name was a little longer–the letter was signed, Theodore F. Stoddard, MD.

The story doesn’t end there. You see, there was yet another letter that spring. Teddy said he’d met this girl and was going to be married. He explained that his father had died a couple of years ago and he was wondering if Mrs. Thompson might agree to sit in the place at the wedding that was usually reserved for the mother of the groom. Of course, Mrs. Thompson did. And guess what? She wore that bracelet, the one with several rhinestones missing. And she made sure she was wearing the perfume that Teddy remembered his mother wearing on their last Christmas together.

They hugged each, and Dr. Stoddard whispered in Mrs. Thompson’s ear, "Thank you Mrs. Thompson for believing in me. Thank you so much for making me feel important and showing me that I could make a difference."

Mrs. Thompson, with tears in her eyes, whispered back. She said, "Teddy, you have it all wrong. You were the one who taught me that I could make a difference. I didn’t know how to teach until I met you."

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Situation: A patient with diabetic nephropathy was found to have a high homocysteine levels.
Dr Bad: Homocysteine has no correlation with nephropathy.
Dr Good: You should control your homocysteine levels.
Lesson: Results of a nested case–control study suggest that hyperhomocysteinemia has an etiologic role in the pathogenesis of diabetic nephropathy. In the study, baseline plasma homocysteine concentrations and mean A1c levels during follow–up were significantly higher in patients who developed microalbuminuria than in those who remained normoalbuminuric. Multivariate logistic regression analysis showed that baseline plasma homocysteine level and mean A1c were independent predictors of microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetes.

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Make Sure

Situation: A diabetic patient died of flu pneumonia.
Reaction: Oh my God! Why was flu vaccine not given?
Lesson: Make sure that all diabetics are given flu vaccine every year.

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    Health News Bulletin

Early insulin intake may prevent diabetes, but not heart disorders: Study

The Times of India, Pushpa Narayan

Chennai: Does long–term intake of a special form of insulin prevent diabetes and heart problems, but cause cancer? The debate has been raging in medical circles for long. Now, an international study involving 12,000 pre–diabetics settles two parts of it, but leaves the other open for further research. Results of ORIGIN (Outcome Reduction with Initial Glargine Intervention) study presented in the wee hours of Tuesday at the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association found basal insulin (known by brand name Lantus) or omega–3 fatty acid (fish oil) did not lower risks of cardiovascular disorders, but delayed the onset of diabetes by 31%. The delaying effect, however, remains open to scientific debate as some experts say it could be because of the good sugar control the pre-diabetics had during the study. The researchers debunked fears that the insulin can cause cancer. The study put to test glargine insulin, a long–acting drug given once a day to help diabetics keep sugar level under control. Unlike normal insulin, glargine has microcrystals that slowly release insulin and hence reduces the risk of low sugar levels. This insulin is nearly three times more expensive than the normal insulin and is used by less than ten percent of insulin users in India. In 2009, a study from Sweden had linked glargine with increased chances of cancer.

 
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(Dr GM Singh)

Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends. Jawaharlal Nehru

 
  Lab Update

(Dr Navin Dang and Dr Arpan Gandhi)

ADH

Also known as: Antidiuretic hormone

  • To help detect, diagnose, and determine the cause of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) deficiency or excess
  • To investigate low blood sodium levels (hyponatremia)
  • To distinguish between the two types of diabetes insipidus
 
  Legal Question of the day

(Prof. M C Gupta, Advocate & Medico–legal Consultant)

Q. PCPNDT & MTP authorities are seizing the MTP pill stock from all nursing homes at Nagpur. They are also visiting each & every medical shop & asking for the records of each & every MTP pill sold. What are your comments?

Ans.

My comments are as follows:

  • raises the question as to whether the PCPNDT & MTP authorities are authorised by law to do the following:
    • Demand to inspect the MTP pill stock of a hospital and seize it?
    • Demand to inspect the records of drugs sold by a drug seller?
  • In my opinion, the PCPNDT & MTP authorities have no such power and are acting against law in an unauthorised manner.
  • Owners of hospitals and drug shops should politely but firmly refuse the illegal demands or directions of the PCPNDT & MTP authorities and should tell them that they have no such role under the law.

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  Microbial World: The Good and the Bad They Do

(Dr Usha K Baveja, Prof. and Senior Consultant Microbiology, Medanta – The Medicity, Gurgaon)

Polio vaccine

Polio disease, responsible for paralysis in millions of children across the world, is caused by a virus named polio virus that lives in the throat and intestinal tract of humans and is transmitted via the fecal–oral route. The virus invades the central nervous system and as it multiplies, it destroys the nerve cells that activate muscles, causing irreversible paralysis in hours. Muscles responsible for breathing become immobilized in 5–10% cases leading to death. Polio mainly affects children under the age of 5. Polio myelitis has no cure, however, there are safe, effective vaccines which, given multiple times, protect a child for life. Polio vaccines are of two types: the oral live attenuated polio vaccine (OPV) and the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV).

In a community if sufficient numbers are immunized against polio, the virus is unable to find susceptible children to infect, and dies out (Herd immunity). The incubation period for polio myelitis is commonly 6 to 20 days with a range of 3 to 35 days. India which used to account for 50% of world polio cases once, recorded one year (2011) without any cases, paving the way for regional certification of the South East Asian Region (as free of polio) in 2014 if India, and its south–east Asian neighbors can remain polio-free. Only Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria remain endemic. On February 25, 2012, India was officially struck off the list of polio–endemic countries by the World Health Organization (WHO), having gone more than one year without reporting any cases of wild poliovirus. We all should be proud of the fact and continue to immunize children to eradicate the infection.

 
    Mind Teaser

Read this…………………

Which of the following complications is associated with tracheostomy tube?

a. Increased cardiac output
b. Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
c. Increased blood pressure
d. Damage to laryngeal nerves

Yesterday’s Mind Teaser: Nurse Katrina should anticipate that all of the following drugs may be used in the attempt to control the symptoms of Meniere’s disease except:

a. Antiemetics
b. Diuretics
c. Antihistamines
d. Glucocorticoids

Answer for yesterday’s Mind Teaser: d. Glucocorticoids

Correct answers received from: Dr Sushma Chawla, Dr Kanta Jain, Dr Avtar Krishan, Devendra Niranjan, Mannalal Bhansali, YJ vasavada, Dr Jainendra Upadhyay, Dr Chandresh Jardosh, Raju Kuppusamy, Dr Thakor Hitendrsinh G.

Answer for 18th June Mind Teaser: b. Neural tube defects

Correct answers received from: Anil Bairaria, Dr B Rajammal.

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Hard work has a future payoff. Laziness pays off NOW!

 
    Medicolegal Update

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

What is concussion of the brain?

Concussion of the brain is a rotational injury caused by sudden acceleration.

  • As seen in autopsy it occurs when the head is free to move with sufficient velocity, but not when it is fixed. It is more commonly known as ‘stunning’, and may be produced by direct violence on the vertex, by indirect violence as a result of a violent fall upon the feet from height, or by an unexpected fall on the ground, when pushed forcibly in any traffic accident or an injury received in industry.
  • The impact on hollow structures of skull is propagated by radiating waves of motion along with the site of impact and coverage as they approach the opposite pole giving rise at the point of collision to a contralateral or countercoup injury.
  • The contusion and laceration of brain occurs due to the traction as the brain is torn away from its covering by the force of its own momentum. Application of a blow to the movable head is followed by a positive pressure in the area of brain underlying the zone of impact and by a negative pressure over the contralateral brain surface where the brain pulls away from the skull.
  • The injuries of the brain heal by forming adhesions and may later cause secondary epilepsy.

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Nine modifiable risk factors for heart attack

The majority of known risk factors for heart attack disease are modifiable by specific preventive measures said Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India.

Nine potentially modifiable factors include smoking, dyslipidemia, hypertension, diabetes, abdominal obesity, psychosocial factors, regular alcohol consumption, lack of adequate fruits and vegetables in diet and sedentary lifestyle. These account for over 90 percent of the population–attributable risk of a first heart attack.

In addition, aspirin is recommended for primary prevention of heart disease for men and women whose 10–year risk of a first heart attack event is 6 percent or greater.

Smoking cessation reduces the risk of both heart attack and stroke. One year after quitting, the risk of heart attack and death from heart disease is reduced by one-half, and after several years it begins to approach that of nonsmokers.

A number of observational studies have shown a strong inverse relationship between leisure time activity and decreased risks of CVD. The Heart Care Foundation of India recommends walking 80 minutes in a day and with a speed of 80 steps per minute.

 
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