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

Dr KK Aggarwal
President, CMAAO and HCFI
Past National President, IMA
Group Editor-in-Chief, IJCP Group

New WHO Guidance Calls for More Evidence on Airborne Transmission


MEDICOLEGAL
Kk Aggarwal, Ira Gupta

The Indian Medical Council (Professional Conduct, Etiquette & Ethics) Regulations, 2002 casts a duty on all medical practitioners, i.e., all medical practitioners must attend to sick and injured immediately and it .... READ MORE


AROUND THE GLOBE
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FDA Approves New Therapy for Myelodysplastic Syndromes That can be Taken at Home

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval to decitabine and cedazuridine tablet.... READ MORE


Spiritual Update
KK Aggarwal

Power is the ability to influence others to get a work done the way you want it. We have seen evolution in the way power works. There was a time when Brahmins ruled using the power of knowledge; then came the era of Kshatriyas, who ruled using the.... READ MORE


Lighter reading
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HUMOR

Price You Pay for Being Good

Three men were waiting to go to heaven. St Peter was at the gate and said, “However, good you were to your wife that is the vehicle you will get in heaven&.... READ MORE


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Inspirational Story
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An expert in time management was once addressing a group of students and to make a strong point, used an illustration that the students will never forget.

He stood in front of the group of overachievers, and said, “Time for a quiz.&r.... READ MORE


MEDICAL VOICE FOR POLICY CHANGE
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Round Table Expert Zoom Meeting on “Recovery is the Rule in COVID-19 and Death is an Exception”

4th July, 2020 (11 am-12 noon)

Participants: Dr KK Aggarwal, Dr Shashank.... READ MORE


Pictorial CME
BV Nagabhushana Rao

Case Presentation

A 58-year-old female patient consulted us for her diabetes control. She was a known diabetic for the last 18 years and had been on insulin injecti.... READ MORE


Clinical Study
Prakash V Kotecha, Sangita V Patel, Rajendra K Baxi, Shagufa Kapadia, Kedar Mehta

Abstract

Objective: To compare users’ and providers’ perspectives on injectable contraceptives (IC). Methods: This qualitative study employed semi-structured in-depth interview.... READ MORE


Case Report
Harshita Dubey, Amar Ranjan, Lawanya Ranjan, Pranay Tanwar, Garima Jain, Chandan Kumar

Abstract

Myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN), a clonal hematopoietic stem-cell disorder, results from the proliferation of one or more hematopoietic series of cells l.... READ MORE


Case Report
Manish N Mehta, Ami Trivedi, Sneha Vadhvana, Arjun Chandrasekharan, Jemima Bhaskar

Abstract

Patient with atherosclerotic narrowing of blood vessels develop thrombotic occlusion and present clinically with cerebrovascular accidents, coronary artery.... READ MORE


Case Report
Cj Selvakumar, Shraddha Laxmidhar Mohanty, V Sadeeshkumar, N Shobana

Abstract

Introduction: Out of all the painful conditions, headache is one of most common cause of patients coming to hospital. Usually few patients present with orthostatic headache, which signifies low ce.... READ MORE


Case Report
Raxith S Ragavendra, Narayan I Hebsur, Narayan Y Kabadi

Abstract

Introduction: The term ‘dermoid cyst’ describes a cystic lesion comprising of strati?ed squamous epithelium with epidermal appendages. Presentation of case: A dermoid .... READ MORE


Case Report
Gopal Raval, Devang Patvari, D Kothari, P Joshi, M Pandya

Abstract

Bancroftian filariasis is a tropical and subtropical disease caused by Wuchereria bancrofti and transmitted by the Culex mosquitoes. It is conventionally diagnosed made by demonstrating microfilariae in t.... READ MORE


Original Research
Mahesh Dave, Rahul Vijayvargiya, Lakhan Poswal, Vikram Bedi, Mayank Sharma, Narendra Deval

Abstract

Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a pandemic, has affected approximately 90,000 healthcare workers (HCWs) worldwide and 548 HCWs in India with an infection rate of 6%. Seroprevalenc.... READ MORE


Original Research
Sandeep Aharwar, Raja Gulfam Shaikh

Abstract

Introduction: Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is an infection of initially sterile ascitic fluid without a detectable, surgically treatable source of infection. We analyzed the prevalence,.... READ MORE


Original Research
Sudhanshu Patwardhan, ST Sucharitha, Balaji Arumugam, Gaurav Kale, RN Sharan

Abstract

Background: Article 14 of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) recommends appropriate ‘demand reduction measures concerning tobacco depe.... READ MORE


Review Article
Parveen Gulati

Abstract

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, which started in Wuhan, China, has rapidly spread worldwide. It is a highly infectious viral disease caus.... READ MORE


Review Article
Lekha L

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Psychoneuroendocrinoimmunology (PNEI) is the study of the interaction between psychological, neural, endocrine and immunological responses, which was first described in 1936. There is a unity of mind and body (ref.... READ MORE


Review Article
Arun Bhatt

Abstract

Pressure ulcers (PU) are a serious complication of immobility as well as multimorbidity, with global prevalence rates ranging from 8.8% to 53.2%. PUs are usually difficult to manage and have a negative impact on t.... READ MORE


Review Article
Jyoti Yadav

Abstract

Polyvalent mechanical bacterial lysate (PMBL) is a mixture of antigens derived from 13 strains of inactivated pathogenic bacteria. PMBL exerts therapeutic as well as preventive effects in acute and recurrent respi.... READ MORE


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Short communication
Ezequiel García-Ballestas, Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar, Amit Agrawal

Studies suggest that there is a link between temperature decline from the highest of the previous day (TDP) to the lowest of the event day with the incidence of subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH).1 The impact of .... READ MORE


Short communication
Ezequiel García-Ballestas, Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar, Amit Agrawal

The evidence shows that selenocysteine (one of the most prevalent among the 25 selenoproteins encoded by the human genome) exerts a regulatory role in the growth of cancer cells, triggering apoptosis mediated by oxidat.... READ MORE


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