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Category: EMERGENCY MEDICINE

Phineas Gage: The Neurosciences’ most famous patient

07/30/2020 Hello readers! Today, we bring to you the case of an erstwhile American railroad worker- Phineas Gage who was injured in an accident during the railroad construction. Why?  Of course, if we have hit this case today, there’s definitely something very special about it. This is a hitherto unprecedented case. This case is one […]

SPIRITUALITY – Treating Mental Health Disorders

“Create a life that feels good on the inside and not just one that looks on outside” Are you Believer or an atheist?  Well the answer doesn’t matter if you know the true meaning of spirituality and how it helps one sail the boat of life in all sorts of life conditions. The increasing rate […]

UPRISING OF TELEMEDICINE IN MODERN MEDICINE: ADDRESSING THE NEW FUTURE

ROLE OF TELEMEDICINE IN HEALTH CARE:- A term coined back in 1970’s, means “healing at a distance”, signifies the use of Information Communication Technology(ICT) to improve patient outcomes by increasing access to medical caree professionals using information and communication technological and medical information. WHAT IS TELEMEDICINE? According to WHO, “the delivery of health care services,where […]

Joints for the weekend: should you pass them on or let them PASS?

“The most obvious important realities are often the ones that are the hardest to see and talk about” – David Foster Wallace That kick, that high, those oohs and aahs. When the world around you becomes 7-D and slows down, when you can hear colours and see sounds. When you crave that feeling over and […]

Work through the day yet sleep flies away!

Everyone has been affected with this at one point of their life or another, whether it is because of studies or stress or even a significant other. This is even more prevalent, considering the present scenario of the lock down, when our sleep cycles have become completely twisted and the future has become uncertain. What […]

SanMen: The Frontline Warriors of all Time

“Once I had an accident at work. A slab caught my finger, and I had to treat the wound for 11 months. In total, the care cost me about 60,000 CFA francs (Rs 7580). But I must say that I continued to work while caring for the injury. In the meantime, my mother told me […]

BMCH: Team claims to have found drug combination for treating COVID successfully

05/22/2020 A medical team at a premier private health care facility in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Medical College Hospital (BMCH) has claimed that it has successfully found the drug combination to treat COVID. This news has been doing rounds in both social media and news channels, spreading faster than a wild-fire. The research has not been published […]

10 CONDITIONS/SYNDROMES YOU NEVER KNEW EXISTED

05/19/2020 So, here we are again. Let us help you dive into an ocean of knowledge. Be sure to swim to the surface, there’s no end to the depth to this ocean. Let us introduce you to the 10 conditions/syndromes you never knew existed. You are sure to be left with your mouths wide open […]

Struggles and Vagaries of an Epileptic: Unveiling the Truth

In the rich and culturally diverse country of ours, it is very heart breaking to see how certain diseases and abnormalities are analysed and judged in the lower strata of the society. One such disease which is looked down upon and treated by quacks rather than doctors is epilepsy. It still comes as a surprise […]

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