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July-September 2018| Vol 16| Issue 3

Original Article

Emergency department visits of staff and students of a large medical college and hospital in South India

Background: The emergency department (ED) is always kept busy by patients requiring urgent health care. A part of the patients is the staff and students of the very institute running the ED. Si...


Original Article

Neonatal outcome in women receiving vaginal progesterone for prevention of preterm birth

Background: Preterm birth (PTB) may be caused by several etiological factors and there is some evidence that administration of progesterone has an effect in the prevention of preterm birth, how...


Review Article

Corrosive injuries of the upper gastrointestinal tract: A review of management practices

Corrosive injuries to the upper gastrointestinal tract can occur by either acid or alkali ingestion. They can lead to significant morbidity and mortality, thus necessitating a rapid assessment and app...


Evidence Based Medicine - Summary of Study

Aspirin may be related to an increased death rate, especially from cancer-related deaths

Source: This is a summary of the study: Effect of Aspirin on All-Cause Mortality in the Healthy Elderly. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2018.[1] Summary Prepared by Dr. Ann Helen Prasad, Christi...


Evidence Based Medicine - Summary of Study

Is transcatheter mitral-valve repair a safe and effective treatment option for secondary mitral regurgitation?

Source: This is a summary of the study: Transcatheter Mitral-Valve Repair in Patients with Heart Failure. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2018.[1] Summary Prepared by Dr. Ann Helen Prasad, Christ...


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