Two Thirds of Physicians Have Been Named in a Malpractice Suit

Two Thirds of Physicians Have Been Named in a Malpractice Suit: Survey

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri
23rd November 2019
(Excerpts from Medscape): More than 4300 physicians in 29 specialties responded to a new Medscape Malpractice Report 2019. Responses show that specialists were sued more often than those in primary care (62% vs 52%).
Most physicians (59%) who responded to the Medscape survey... Read more »

News From All Specialities

Full-fledged emergency departments must in colleges by 2022: MCI

23rd November 2019Business and Medicine, Medical Students,Emergency Medicine
Most doctors treating patients in casualty wards of hospitals are not experts in emergency care, trained as they are in general medicine. But things are likely to change soon... Read more »

E. coli outbreak sickens 17 people in eight states, says CDC

23rd November 2019 Gastroenterology, Pathology & Lab Medicine
Public health officials are investigating an E. coli outbreak that has infected at least 17 people in eight states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday.... Read more »
FDA approves first treatment for inherited rare disease

FDA approves first treatment for inherited rare disease

23rd November 2019Gastroenterology, Pathology & Lab Medicine, Internal Medicine
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted approval to Givlaari (givosiran) for the treatment of adult patients with acute hepatic porphyria,... Read more »
New drug to fight migraine shows promise

EEE: The Next Mosquito-Borne Pandemic?

23rd November 2019 Neurology, Pathology & Lab Medicine, Public Health,
With a spike in cases of eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus in the U.S. this year, the illness is an emerging threat that can neither be treated with a drug,...Read more »

Cancer Rates Remain Low in JIA

23rd November 2019Orthopedics, Pathology & Lab Medicine Pediatrics
Children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) have a small but significant increased risk of lymphoproliferative cancers, but this does not appear to have increased with the widespread use of biologic therapies,... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Is it obligatory for hospitals to provide copy of the case record to patient or his legal representative?

23rd November 2019
Yes, it is obligatory for doctors, hospitals to provide the copy of the case record or medical record to the patient or his legal representative...Read more »

eMedi Humor


23rd November 2019
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eMedi Quiz

At the end of a balanced anesthesia technique with non-depolarizing muscle relaxant, a patient recovered spontaneously from the effect of muscle relaxant without any reversal. Which is the most probable relaxant the patient had received?

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Non obstructive heart blockages not benign

23rd November 2019
In a retrospective study of patients undergoing elective coronary angiography, non-obstructive coronary artery disease (heart blockages), compared with no apparent coronary artery disease (no blockages),... Read more »

eSpiritual: You look at people the same way as you are

23rd November 2019
Honest people see everybody as honest and dishonest people see everybody as dishonest... Read more »

Inspirational Story: Our Time in History

23rd November 2019
The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings, but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints.... Read more »

Medical Voice

New drug to fight migraine shows promise

A new drug to treat migraines has shown promise in a large-scale clinical trial, offering hope to people unable to use current treatment options... Read more »


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Diverse Diet in Pregnancy May Protect Baby From Eczema

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