EXPERIENCE AS AN INTERN

EXPERIENCE AS AN INTERN

    Being a child, I was always afraid of doctors. They always seemed like a demon with a sword ready to pierce me through. But the reality would be just a simple man, wearing a bright white coat and standing right in front of me with a 2cc syringe. I never thought of them as a demon because of their deeds but the fact that they had a needle in their handmade my imagination go crazy. After all, I…

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SEXUAL HEALTH

SEXUAL HEALTH

Over the last 25 years sexual health has become one of the most important areas of healthcare across the world a global pandemic of HIV, the rapid worldwide spread of other sexually transmitted infections and an increasing awareness of sexual health issues by the public globally have all increased enormously the needs of those dealing with sexual health problems to have access to information on theory and practice that can help them adverse the diversity of issues they now face …

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TRICHODYSPLASIA SPINULOSA

TRICHODYSPLASIA SPINULOSA

INTRODUCTION: In the late spring of 2017, a 15 years old male heart transplant patient was seen in the Dermatology outpatient department of Thanjavur Medical College and  Hospital because of spots and spines in the face. One and a half year prior to presentation, a year after transplantation and start of immune suppressive treatment, his skin condition had started to develop with desquamation of the eyebrows, gradually followed by the development of follicular, skin-colored, indurated papules on the eyebrows, nose,…

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EXPERIENCE OF A DOCTOR

EXPERIENCE OF A DOCTOR

The hustle bustle, the chaos of the daily life, splattered blood on the floor and big blobs of Potassium Permanganate scattered all around –Yes this is the Emergency Room or fondly called the ER. The daily commotion of the ER and its speed of treating patients is what makes it the most critical yet exciting area of the hospital. It must sound preposterous to some, to call a Department or award with critically ill patients as ‘exciting’, but a Doctor’s…

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AN IDEAL DOCTOR-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP

AN IDEAL DOCTOR-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP

A doctor is the one who referred as a god, he should be empathetic towards his patients rather than sympathetic. A patient is going to doctor with a lot of hopes and faith; even if the patient is suffering from tormenting pain with an incurable disease, a single heart filled kind word of doctor could give great relief to the patient rather than any palliative care. A doctor has a tremendous and valuable role in a patient’s life, in some…

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LUMBAR PUNCTURE (SPINAL TAP)

LUMBAR PUNCTURE (SPINAL TAP)

  INTRODUCTION: It is an important element to have a detailed view of the procedure known as Lumbar puncture which is also known as the Spinal Tap. It is mostly used as a diagnostic procedure by which a sample of CSF can be obtained, (which is known as the Cerebrospinal Fluid, the fluid found in the brain and spinal cord.) which is used for bacterial or microscopic examination in the case of meningitis, as well as providing a way for…

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GAUCHER DISEASE

GAUCHER DISEASE

INTRODUCTION:- Most common disorder among the group of lysosomal storage diseases. The deficiency of glucocerebrosidase, a lysosomal hydrolase, leads to accumulation of large quantities of glucocerebroside in the lysosomes of cells of the macrophage lineage. Lipid engorged cells, known as more gauche cells displace healthy normal cells particularly in the bone marrow and visceral organs and induce secondary pathology through largely still unknown Pathways. If left untreated irreversible disability and early mortality are the rule. It is inherited in an…

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MY EXPERIENCE AS A DOCTOR

MY EXPERIENCE AS A DOCTOR

  I’ve dealt my experiences and knowledge with WHO’s this year theme Health for all Let`s define Health for all-“Attainment of a level of health that will enable every individual to lead a socially and economically productive life” When wealth is lost nothing is lost When health is lost something is lost When a character is lost everything is lost Last year WHO stressed on the character aspect that too in individual level through the topic, ”Depression-Let’s talk”. This year…

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Story of Multiple Epiphyseal Dysplasia

Story of Multiple Epiphyseal Dysplasia

  A very rare disease which you will misdiagnose most of the times. Let’s me introduce you to this skeletal system disorder called Multiple Epiphyseal Dysplasia. I have a Friend of mine who has a deformity in both of her legs and being a medic I had a very simple diagnosis in my mind which of course I never discussed with her. But suddenly a few days back she was very depressed and she wanted my help so she said…

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KURU DISEASE – The Omen of Death

KURU DISEASE – The Omen of Death

Download Article TOPIC – Rare Disease                                            KURU DISEASE – The Omen of Death   Imon Roy Malda Medical College and Hospital (West Bengal, India) — Introduction:- Out of thousands of rarest diseases known so far on earth Kuru is one of them. It is an incurable and fatal neurodegenerative disorder caused due to the transmission of highly infectious Prion…

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