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CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster: Around the Globe

Dr KK Aggarwal President CMAAO, HCFI
5th March 2021
Multispeciality
With input from Dr Monica Vasudev
1421: In a bid to reduce the risk for escape variants, the US FDA has revised the emergency use authorization for monoclonal antibodies bamlanivimab and etesevimab to be used in combination for the treatment of mild to moderate cases of non-hospitalized COVID-19. (Medscape) 1422: The vaccines currently available are effective against the COVID-19 variants, though there is decreased protection against the South African variant. More variants will possibly emerge, and the FDA is planning for the worst-case scenario,...Read more »
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World COVID Meter 4th March 2021: Acute manageable immunogenic thrombogenic inflammatory contagious novel viral disease pandemic

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
5th March 2021
Multispeciality
Cases: 1M April 2, 2M April 15, 3M April 27, 4M May 8, 5M May 20, 6M May 30, 7M June 7, 8M June 15, 9M June 22, 10M June 29th, 11M July 4, 12M July 8, 13M July 13, 14M July 17, 15M July 23, 16M July 25, 17M July 29, 18M August 1, 19M August 6, 20M August 10, 21M August 16, 22M August 19, 23M August 21, 24M August 27, 25M August 30, 26M September 3, 27M September 7, 28M September 10, 29M September 14, 30M September 18, 31M September 21, 32M September 23, 33M September 28, 34M October 1, 35M October 4, 36M October 8, 37M October 11, 38M October 14, 39M October 17, 40M October 19, 41M October 22, 42M October 24, 43M October 26,...Read more »
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Role of Liv.52 DS Tablets as a Hepatoprotective Agent in TB Patients Receiving Antitubercular Drugs

5th March 2021 Gastroenterology Hepatology Multispeciality
Drug-induced liver injury (DILI) is a minor but significant cause of liver injury across all regions. Antituberculosis druginduced liver injury (TB DILI) is a leading cause of DILI and drug induced acute liver failure (DIALF). Although TB DILI develops more commonly in males, ALF is noted to be commoner in females with a worse prognosis... Read more »
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Cough Update

Effect of terbutaline sulphate in chronic allergic cough

5th March 2021 Allergy & Immunology Multispeciality
A study published in the British Medical Journal aimed to assess the effect of terbutaline sulphate in chronic "allergic" cough. In this randomized, double blind, crossover trial, the effects of terbutaline sulphate were studied in 30 patients who presented with chronic cough at an allergy clinic... Read more »
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News From All Specialities

COVID-19 vaccines reach Sudan and Rwanda through COVAX

5th March 2021 Business and Medicine Public Health
Through the COVAX vaccine facility, Sudan and Rwanda have become the latest countries to receive the COVID-19 vaccines, stated UN agencies. Overall, 800,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine arrived in Khartoum as Sudan became the first country in the Middle East and North Africa region to receive the vaccine through COVAX... Read more »
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COVID-19 prevalence in England dropping at slower rate

5th March 2021 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
Researchers at Imperial College London have stated that the prevalence of COVID-19 infections in England has declined since January; however, the rate of decline has slowed and cases might even be rising in some areas. The national prevalence was estimated at 0.49%,... Read more »
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Bharat Biotech says its COVID-19 vaccine shows 81% efficacy

5th March 2021 Pathology & Lab Medicine Emergency Medicine
Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine has shown an interim efficacy of 81% in late-stage clinical trials, reported the company. The interim analysis included 43 recorded cases of COVID-19 in a trial of 25,800 participants. Thirty-six of these 43 cases were noted in participants in the placebo group,... Read more »
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CDC director urges people to wear masks and observe distancing irrespective of what states decide

5th March 2021 Pathology & Lab Medicine Emergency Medicine
The director of the US CDC hoped that people will decide to do what is right when it comes to distancing and wearing masks, even in states that move to remove restrictions against the CDC's recommendations. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, during a White House COVID-19 Response Team briefing, said that the CDC has been clear that this is not the time to release restrictions... Read more »
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Persistent or New Obesity Tied to Gout

5th March 2021 Orthopedics Pharmacists
People who were obese all through their adult life had an increased risk for developing gout. Individuals who gained weight between early adulthood and midlife also had an increased risk, reported a large retrospective study. In comparison with people who had a stable weight in the normal range during adulthood,... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

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

5th March 2021
A doctor cannot be held liable for not rendering a facility, which was not available in the hospital. If the hospital fails to provide some amenities that are fundamental for the patients, it would amount to medical malpractice; but the doctor cannot be held liable for medical negligence for the same. In the matter Malay Kumar Ganguly vs Sukumar Mukherjee... Read more »
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eMedi Humor

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A traffic slogan

5th March 2021
Don’t let your kids drive if they are not old enough – or else they never will be... Read more »
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eMedi Quiz

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

5th March 2021
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

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eWellness: Is caffeine good for health?

5th March 2021
• Caffeine is the most consumed stimulant in the world in the form of coffee and tea.
• Short-term benefits of caffeine intake 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

5th March 2021
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. Every situation has two sides. Changing the interpretation means looking at the other side of the situation... Read more »
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Inspirational: The Little Wave

5th March 2021
Once there was a little wave, bouncing along in the ocean, having a wonderful time. While he was enjoying the wind and the fresh air, he noticed the other waves in front of him crashing against the shore. The little wave felt terrible. He was worried what will happen to him. Along came another wave. It saw the first wave looking grim,... Read more »

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Medical voice

Doctors Survey

Question 1 : Which of these courses would you pay for - You can select multiple options
How to modernize clinic
Growing your digitize you clinic and practice... Read more » 
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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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Moderately confident... Read more » 

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From Other Newsletter

Recovery Digest

Orthopedics

Outcome of enhanced detailing and mass media on community use of oral rehydration salts and zinc during a scale-up program in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh

In a study aimed to estimate the effect of activities on ORS and zinc use, a scale-up program was executed from 2012-2016 by The Clinton Health Access Initiative to upsurge the use of oral rehydration salts (ORS) and zinc to treat diarrhea in children under 5 in three states: Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, and Uttar Pradesh.... Read more »

Nephrology

Orthopedics

COVID-19 in patients with chronic kidney disease

Novel coronavirus disease is a condition newly discovered in the end of 2019 and started in the Wuhan city of China. It is caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus and its main clinical manifestations include acute respiratory illness with pneumonia... Read more »

Pediatrics

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Impact of Moisturizing Skincare on Skin Barrier Function in Infants

Newborn skin is dry and undergoes significant changes in sebum. These changes are known to cause problems such as diaper dermatitis, seborrheic eczema and prickly heat in more than 50% of newborns. Routine bathing and moisturizer use are some of the preventive measures for such conditions in newborns... Read more »

Surgery

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An antibiofilm hydrofiber wound dressing: Clinical and in vitro performance

Biofilm has often been cited as a key pathological factor in non-healing wounds. It therefore seems crucial to manage the biofilm in order to expedite wound healing and achieve the desired outcome. A study by Scully and colleagues compared the clinical and in vitro performance of a next-generation antibiofilm silver dressing (NGAD) enriched with an antimicrobial dressing technology... Read more »
 

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