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Dr k k Aggarwal

Its time to start de-locking: Seal 2 km of area around active and new cases and open areas with no new cases in the last 14 days

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI, and Past National President IMA
30th April 2020
Multispeciality
To,
Sh Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India
This is why, because now we know
1. That lock down has given us enough prevention guidelines
2. That lock down has made India prepared for the eventuality... Read more »
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Dr k k Aggarwal

CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster 76

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
30th April 2020
Multispeciality
(With regular inputs from Dr Monica Vasudev)
Asymptomatic transmission has made controlling the spread of the disease all the more difficult In order to control the disease, even asymptomatic cases need to be tested in varied population settings such as prisons, mental health facilities, homeless shelters, hospitalized inpatients and other congregate living situations,... Read more »

Alloveda Liver Update

Dr k k Aggarwal

Long-term prognostic factors of patients with HCC surviving over 10 years following hepatectomy

30th April 2020Gastroenterology Hepatology
A study conducted recently in Japan assessed the long-term prognostic factors in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients who survived more than 10 years after hepatectomy. The study also compared the prognostic factors between patients ... Read more »
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News From All Specialities

UN leads bid to assist 135 countries get vital COVID-19 medical kit

30th April 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
A large-scale UN-led initiative is in progress that is aimed at securing supplies of vital medical equipment for 135 low- to medium-income countries amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.... Read more »
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Practice Updates

Disruption of childhood vaccination in South Asia poses urgent threat to children’s health

30th April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
South Asia may have to deal with another health emergency if children across the region do not receive life-saving vaccine shots, the UNICEF cautioned. A quarter of the world’s unimmunized or partially immunized children are in South Asia,... Read more »
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Practice Updates

COVID-19 in India: Record 1,840 cases, 69 deaths on Tuesday

30th April 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
NEW DELHI: The COVID-19 cases have topped 30,000 and the death toll has surpassed 1,000 in India. There were 1,840 new cases and 69 fatalities on Tuesday, reflecting the highest reported in a single day so far. Maharashtra reported its highest daily death toll of 31, followed by Gujarat (19),...Read more »

22 new coronavirus cases in Mainland China compared to 6 a day earlier

30th April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
Mainland China recorded 22 new coronavirus cases on April 28, increasing from 6 reported a day earlier, with the total number of COVID-19 infections recorded to date at 82,858. The National Health Commission, in a statement released on Wednesday, mentioned that the number of imported...Read more »
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Practice Updates

Alert Over Multisystem Hyperinflammatory State in Children

30th April 2020 Pharmacists Pathology & Lab Medicine
An alert has been issued from within NHS England over an increasing number of cases over the past 3 weeks of new symptoms in children requiring ICU admission that may be linked to the new coronavirus. The symptoms have been described as a multi-system inflammatory...Read more »

Derma Update

Dr k k Aggarwal

Clinicoepidemiologic Features of Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria in Patients with Elevated Plasma D-Dimer Levels Compared to those without it

30th April 2020 Dermatology
Activated coagulation cascade has a role in urticaria pathogenesis, characterized by high plasma D-dimer, a marker of fibrinolysis. Levels correspond to high urticaria... Read more »
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Medicolegal Corner

Can doctor be held liable for not rendering a service or facility, which is not available in the hospital?

30th April 2020
The doctor cannot be held liable for not rendering a facility, which was not available in the hospital. If the hospital knowingly fails to provide some amenities that are fundamental for the patients, then it would certainly amount to medical malpractice; but for the same the doctor cannot be held liable for medical negligence....Read more »

eMedi Humor

A traffic slogan

30th April 2020
Don’t let your kids drive if they are not old enough – or else they never will be....Read more »

eMedi Quiz

When teaching a 65-year-old patient to use a pain scale, a pain management nurse anticipates that:

30th April 2020
a. Additional time is needed for the patient to process the information.
b. Older adults are unable to use pain scales reliably.
c. The Pain Assessment in Advanced Dementia Scale is appropriate for the patient...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Is caffeine good for health?

30th April 2020
• Caffeine is the most consumed stimulant in the world in the form of coffee and tea.
• Short-term benefits include mental alertness and improved athletic performance.
• Short-term adverse effects include headache, anxiety, tremors and insomnia.... Read more »
Spiritual

eSpiritual: Relieve Stress by Changing the Interpretation

30th April 2020
Stress is the reaction of the body or the mind to the interpretation of a known situation. Stress management, therefore, involves either changing the situation, changing the interpretation or taming the body the yogic way in such a way that stress does not affect the body....Read more »

Inspirational: : The Rebellion against the Stomach

30th April 2020
Once a man had a dream in which his hands and feet and mouth and brain all began to rebel against his stomach. "You good–for–nothing sluggard!" the hands said. "We work all day long, sawing and hammering and lifting and carrying...Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

Covid patients with very mild symptoms allowed home isolation option

New Delhi: The Health Ministry has issued guidelines for home isolation of very mild and pre-symptomatic Covid-19 cases under which a patient can stay at home but will have to be in touch constantly with the District Surveillance Officer, and a hospital and will have to sign an undertaking....Read more »  

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Doctors Survey

Question 1 : Which of these courses would you pay for - You can select multiple options
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How Corona Aware Are You

Question 1 : How confident are you that you could recognize and respond to a potential coronavirus case?
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From Other Newsletter

Orthopedic

Orthopedics

Exercise and Nutritional Intervention for Adults with Sarcopenic Obesitys

People with sarcopenic obesity (SO) have both low muscle mass, i.e., sarcopenia, and high body fat, i.e., obesity. These individuals are at a greater risk of metabolic diseases and physical disability when compared with people with sarcopenia or obesity alone... 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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