June 2020
From the Desk of Group Editor in Chief
KK Aggarwal

CMAAO GUIDELINES

  • Evidence of fever, hyperimmune inflammatory response (high erythrocyte sedimentation rate [ESR], C-reactive protein [CRP] or ferritin): Tab Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) 400 mg 1 tab twice on first day,.... READ MORE

MEDICOLEGAL
Kk Aggarwal, Ira Gupta

No, the registered medical practitioner cannot compel or force his patient to purchase the drug/medicine from him only. Though as per Item No. 5 of the Schedule K of the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945  and Clause.... READ MORE


AROUND THE GLOBE
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Is It Time to Switch from TSH to T4 for Assessment of Thyroid Function?

When it comes to assessment of thyroid function, thyroid hormone levels, particularly free t.... READ MORE


Spiritual Update
KK Aggarwal

We follow a ritual of offering ‘bhog’ to the deity we worship. The ritual also involves sprinkling water all around the place where we sit down to eat food. Many people have advocated that the sprinkling of.... READ MORE


Lighter reading
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Hotel Security

A friend and I stayed at a Chicago hotel while attending a convention. Since we weren’t used to the big city, we were overly concerned about security.

The first night we placed a chair against .... READ MORE


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Inspirational Story
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Carole started counseling with me because she was depressed. She had been ill with chronic fatigue syndrome for a long time and believed her depression was due to this. In the course of our work together, she became aware that her depression was a.... READ MORE


MEDICAL VOICE FOR POLICY CHANGE
KK Aggarwal

Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal

CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster

Pregnancy and COVID-19

  • Pregnant women should follow the same recommendations as nonpregnant pers.... READ MORE

ALGORITHM
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Original Article
Shashi Chopra, Gomty Mahajan, Yadwinder Singh

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Background: Nosocomial infections are caused mainly by airborne pathogens found in healthcare facilities and their surroundings. Fungi are.... READ MORE


Original Article
Amit Kumar, Sudhir Chandra Jha, Jitendra Kumar Singh

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Introduction: Endocrine disorders are common among Indian population, out of which, thyroid disorders represent an important subset of the.... READ MORE


Clinical Study
Rekha NH, Mohan Kumar C

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Abnormalities in hematological indices are frequently encountered in cirrhosis of liver. Multiple causes contribute to the occurrence of hematological abno.... READ MORE


Clinical Study
Alka Gahlot, ML Swarankar, Ravikant Soni

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Objective: To evaluate retrospectively the efficacy of  ultrasound-guided embryo transfer method on pregnancy and implantation rate a.... READ MORE


Case Report
KA Vivek, N Vijayakumar, R Umarani

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Hanging is among the most common methods of committing suicide in India, as reported in recent data published by National Crime Records Bureau. Neurologica.... READ MORE


Case Report
Vk Katyal, Deepak Jain, Ishita Gupta, Sandhya Rani Pn, Deepak Yadav, Jay Prakash Kumar

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Senior-Loken syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive syndrome affecting eyes and kidneys. The kidney condition nephronophthisis, classified as medullary cys.... READ MORE


Case Report
Abhijit Gaikwad, Neetu Aggraval

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Tuberculosis (TB) is the commonest infection in a developing country like India. One of the many presentations of TB is meningitis, but tubercular retropha.... READ MORE


Review Article
Hem Shanker Sharma, Abhishek Kumar Tiwari

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A huge proportion of pregnancies are convoluted by medical disorders. With greater advances in pediatric care and artificial fertility, the numbers of wome.... READ MORE


Review Article
Steffi Rose Mathew, Divya Sebastian, Ann Mary Paul, Rajeeve P Thomas

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Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease. Dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) is a deadly complication of dengue fever (DF) characterized by increased vascular .... READ MORE


Review Article
Garima Kachhawa, Anju Singh

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Infertility is defined as failure to conceive after 1 year of regular unprotected intercourse and is estimated to affect 10-15% of couples worldwide. Evalu.... READ MORE


Review Article
Hem Shanker Sharma, Abhishek Kumar Tiwari

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Diet and nutrition play key roles in the management of metabolic disorders like hypertension, obesity, hyperlipidemia and diabetes. All these conditions ar.... READ MORE


Review Article
Raghavendra Rao Mv, Dilip Mathai, Mohammed Khaleel, Khizer Hussain Junaidy, Jithendra Kumar Naik, Abrar A Khan

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All animals are susceptible to infection with Salmonella, a genus of Gram-negative, non-spore forming, usually motile, facultative anaerobic bacil.... READ MORE


Original Study

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There are a few reports of prevalence of hypothyroidism during pregnancy from India with prevalence rates ranging from 4.8% to 11%. Subclinical thyroid dys.... READ MORE


Call For Paper
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Information For Authors
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Research article
Rashmi Zalpuri, Vishal Kamra, JK Sharma, Laxmi Rawat

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There is a lack of awareness among the patients regarding the disposal methodologies for the unused medications, resulting in the pollution of environment .... READ MORE


Research article
Harish GV, Rajashekar Reddy Tupalli

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Background: Capillary leak in dengue presents as ascites, pleural effusion and pericardial effusion. Among the cases of dengue admitted to our hospital in past 2 years, we have observed that right.... READ MORE


Short communication
Amit Agrawal, Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar, Ravish Keni

Functional and structural integrity of severely injured brain remains a challenge for clinicians and neuroscientists.1 New studies2 are further expanding our understanding on noninvasive methods t.... READ MORE


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