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Viral hepatitis genotyping: a tool for therapeutic management

Viral hepatitis genotyping: a tool for therapeutic management

Viral hepatitis – a group of infectious diseases known as hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E – affects millions of people worldwide, causing acute and chronic liver disease and killing close to 1.4 million people every year. The WHO assembly meeting held on 28th July, 2014 reaffirmed viral hepatitis as a global epidemic and agreed to intensify efforts to …

TOOTH SPACE MAINTENANCE: Keeping the Space Safe for Permanent Teeth

TOOTH SPACE MAINTENANCE: Keeping the Space Safe for Permanent Teeth

Children as they grow, achieve multiple milestones starting from smile, walk and talk and from the dental perspective , getting the first tooth and the remaining teeth. As a child reaches the 6 years mark the baby tooth start shaking heralding another milestone in the development of the child. Many a times the happy phase of natural tooth loss is …

How to Prevent Tooth Decay in Children?

How to Prevent Tooth Decay in Children?

A baby’s first tooth is a happy occasion for parents. However, did you know that the first teeth are as susceptible to getting dental cavities as adult and permanent teeth?
Oral health & hygiene get crucial since early childhood. The lack of both can cause cavities and teeth decay. It is, therefore, important to take special care of children’s teeth to …

Human tail associated with Lumbosacral meningocele

Human tail associated with Lumbosacral meningocele

 
During the 5th and 6th week of gestation, the human embryo possess a tail with 10 ­-12 caudal vertebrae which regresses by reduction in the number of vertebrae and fusion, leaving the vestigial coccyx. Hence, the true human tail is a vestigial structure and never contains vertebrae. It has been suggested that true tail is a dermal appendage coincidentally located in …

After Safe Abortion : Care and Curiosity

After Safe Abortion : Care and Curiosity

Abortion refers to the expulsion of fetus from the uterus before the birth. According to medical science, expulsion before 22 weeks is regarded as abortion. As a doctor, your counselling must quench the following curiosities of the patient/client.

Curiosity 1: What are the things I should know after Safe Abortion Service (SAS) ?

Take given medications in appropriate time and doses
Understand about …

MBBS Guide : Topics for Gyne/Obs Exam

MBBS Guide : Topics for Gyne/Obs Exam

Obstetrics
Anatomy
Placenta anatomy, functions, umbilical cord and abnormalities (Viva)
Physiological changes in Pregnancy and normal puerperium
Human chorionic gonadotrophin and Urine pregnancy test
Terminologies used in History and Examination (Viva)
Labor vs False labor vs Braxton-Hicks contraction and D/d of acute abdomen in pregnancy
2 methods of placental separation
Mechanism of normal labor (Theory and viva)
Signs of placental separation
Active management of third stage labor and Postpartum hemorrhage
Hyperemesis …

Saving a Preterm baby: Ethical ego vs Darwinism

Saving a Preterm baby: Ethical ego vs Darwinism

As a doctor we do our best for patients. As in many surgical cases of Neurosurgery, Oncology cases, we are faced with issue of reality vs ethical egoism. Is survival the outcome or survival with out the disability. Let’s look at it from the realistic view and view of the patient attendant and view of tomorrow.  Everyone is bound ethically, …

MBBS Internship : Planning will make you distinct

MBBS Internship : Planning will make you distinct

After Years of Hardship, after the claimed most difficult examination, after years of being worms of book, the entry into the rotatory internship releases the all the dead energy and refreshes students and we often enjoy intership in general. Gone are the days of sleepless readings, gone are the exams, gone are the classes, your first stipend is right ahead …

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