Vol 31 | Issue 1
Medical Council of India’s Amended Qualifications for Indian Medical Teachers: Well intended, yet half-hearted
The Medical Council of India (MCI) must be commended for its efforts to introduce definitive criteria for appointments and promotions for teachers in medical institutions. On 8 June 2017, the MCI is...
Evaluation of a novel flushing protocol for a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) in the neurological intensive care unit: A prospective randomized study
Background Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are increasingly used in critical care units. Venous arterial blood management protection (VAMP) for PICCs could decrease the rate o...
Rapid antigen diagnostic testing for the diagnosis of group A beta-haemolytic streptococci pharyngitis
Background. It is difficult to make a diagnosis of group A beta-haemolytic streptococci (GABHS) pharyngitis solely on clinical findings. The McIssac scoring system has been recommended as a r...
Prevalence of risk factors for non-communicable diseases in a rural tribal population of Mokokchung, Nagaland, India
Background Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of mortality in India. The northeastern part of India has a high burden of NCDs. However, data on the prevalence of risk factor...
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Frontline use of bevacizumab in ovarian cancer: Experience from India
Background Ovarian cancer is the second most common gynaecological malignancy in India. Despite relatively high response rates to first-line carboplatin and paclitaxel-based chemotherapy in epi...
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