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      Meanwhile in India Several Doctors 'Commit Suicides' After watching this

    • Medical Miracles in Indian movies a common appearance. One in every 10 Indian movies patients are cured by super power, miracle medicines and God's blessings. But this one surpassed all the limits. Doctors, please brace yourself, many doctors have already 'committed suicide' and several left medicine forever after watching this. So, watch it at your own risk. The movie Hrudaya Kaleyam is a 2014 Telugu spoof action comedy film directed by Steven Shankar. It stars debutant Sampoornesh Babu in the lead role. The film revolves around Sampoornesh Babu, a petty thief who robs parts in electronic shops and why he robs electronic shops and departmental stores.The movie was considered a hit at Box Office. Learn How to Make an Artificial heart: Yes, you heard me.. An artificial heart is not tough to design. First you have to assess patients vitals by putting the stetho on forehead. Keep your tools ready before proceeding further Human Anatomy Book Physiology Book on Circulatory System An true size heart image for measuring the dimensions Other equipment like hex blade, knives, paints, welder, colors and chemicals Gods blessings   Once you are ready with these please follow the procedure as shown on this video:   Learn How to Make an Artificial heart: Transpiration or more correctly implantation part is rather easy. In the movie, the leading character couldn't perform it himself. However he assisted the doctors by throwing the heart accurately on to patients chest. Doctors did only the suturing and closure of the thorax. Don't miss the suturing procedure.     
      A Leucocyte's Autobiography

    •           By : Mohit Khare Deep within the bones, a place there was, Small and packed, made for a cause. My fathers, forefathers, had all worked here, Leaving behind no chance for flaws. I came to life on one fine night And saw a huge megakaryocyte. He said to me in his heavy voice, ‘Welcome! You are a leucocyte!’ In my home, marrow, I could see, So many cells looking just like me. All waiting on the brink of A big pool of wandering RBCs. Oh boy! I sure was scared to fight, Those frightful bacteria and parasites. But alas! I realised I had no choice, For I was born a leucocyte. So off I swam with all my friends, In plasma, traversing loops and bends. Along the path that was set for us Giggling singing right till the end. But one fateful day, things weren't fine. Someone had smelt a cytokine. Vigilant interleukins apprised us ‘Few bacteria have crossed the line!’  We braced ourselves, for it was time, To unleash our powerful lyzozymes,  Which had been hungry for far too long, All brimming with their lytic enzymes. We scanned the blood from head to toe, Searching for our deadly foe. Ripping their bodies apart, Till they had just no chance to grow. We celebrated our Herculean win But the bacteria had done their sin, For I realised I had been hit By their lethal endotoxin. And thus ended my glorious fight I knew I did my duty right But limited time was all I had For I was but a leucocyte
      Can training 'fake doctors' improve healthcare?

    • Unqualified medics, popularly known as quacks, are routinely arrested in India for posing as doctors. But a charity is now trying to train them in primary medical care. Atish Patel explains why. Sanjoy Mondal opened his small clinic with just a desk and a few plastic chairs in eastern India 15 years ago, after a short stint assisting a doctor working at a government hospital. Although he has not studied medicine, Mr Mondal says he has conducted countless minor surgeries and prescribed drugs to hundreds of patients in a village of mud-walled homes in West Bengal state. Now, the 40-year-old is one of thousands who have been taught the basics of front-line care by a non-governmental organisation which wants to ensure patients aren't harmed by self-taught medics. "I now understand what safe drugs and what unsafe drugs are," Mr Mondal says, boxes of pills piled up behind him on shelves hammered into the sky-blue walls of his dark, dingy clinic. Liver Foundation, the Kolkata-based charity offering the training, says most of India's medical establishment will criticise such a programme because they think unqualified practitioners are the bane of the country's healthcare system. Serious shortage In recent weeks, in southern Tamil Nadu state, authorities launched a crackdown after several children died reportedly after seeking treatment from unqualified medics. Anil Bansal, a former head of the anti-quackery section of the Delhi Medical Council, which registers and oversees the Indian capital's doctors, says "they are cheating the general public" and breaking the law. But the Liver Foundation's founder, Abhijit Chowdhury, believes they should be utilised because India faces a chronic shortage of qualified doctors and medical staff. A new study published last week in Science magazine has assessed the effectiveness of the foundation's training programme. The Healthcare Federation of India says the country has a shortfall of nearly two million doctors and four million nurses. It is most prominent in rural swathes where it is estimated that more than 60% of primary care visits made by villagers are to fee-charging unqualified practitioners like Mr Mondal. In Banbataspur village where he works, villagers say they turn to him because the free primary health centre, several kilometres away, is understaffed and open for just a few hours a week. Mr Mondal says he has treated locals for common illnesses like hypertension, diarrhoea and anaemia. Sanghamitra Ghosh, secretary at West Bengal's state health and family welfare department, admitted it was difficult to retain doctors in remote areas and says unqualified medics are "filling a gap" in an "overburdened healthcare system". More than 100,000 unregistered freelancers practise self-taught medicine in West Bengal, home to some 90 million people. Across India, there's an estimated one million - meaning there are more fake doctors than real ones. Mixed results "I'm more confident in my job," Mr Mondal said about the training he received, which lasted nine months with two classes each week. But has it reduced the risk of medical errors? The new study out last week showed mixed results. It used so-called "mystery clients" trained to pose as patients suffering from three conditions - chest pain, asthma and child diarrhoea. How to detect these ailments were among the things taught to those who had undergone training. To compare care, the mystery clients were sent to trained and untrained informal providers, as well as doctors working in government clinics. The study found that although those who had taken the Liver Foundation course were more likely to adhere to checklists after training and made big improvements in providing correct treatments, it did not affect the unnecessary doling out of antibiotics and other drugs. This is worrying and "one of our goals - harm reduction - in that sense, was not achieved," said Dr Chowdhury, who co-authored the paper along with World Bank economist Jishnu Das, Abhijit Banerjee from MIT and Yale University's Reshmaan Hussam. But the team discovered the situation was worse among trained physicians. They found unqualified providers - trained or untrained - were less likely than doctors at public clinics to give out unnecessary antibiotics and medicine - reinforcing findings from earlier studies. What could explain this? Well for one, the study's authors say, medical knowledge among trained doctors varies dramatically because of differences in the quality of training given at India's medical schools. Second, along with high levels of absenteeism, low effort among doctors working in rural India remains a problem. A study published last year and conducted in the central state of Madhya Pradesh found that because untrained providers spent longer with patients than government doctors on average, they performed no worse on diagnoses and treatment. In other words, what untrained providers lack in terms of classroom time, they made up for in patient contact. Giving incentives to government doctors is of course one approach to rectify this, but the new study's authors point out that efforts in the past have proved difficult. 'Grounds for optimism' With this in mind, and the reality that rural public healthcare infrastructure is scarce (for example, West Bengal has 909 primary health centres in total, far short of the required 2,166, according to official statistics) training quacks - already with a large presence across India - could be more viable and cost-effective, the authors say. There is "some grounds for optimism", they said, because "training was sufficient to improve the clinical practice of the most regular attendees to the point where the performance of these informal providers matched that of better-trained, but presumably poorly motivated, public sector doctors". They added that training fake doctors "offers an effective short-run strategy to improve health care". The West Bengal state government has said it will make this model a reality. Since 2007, it has funded the Liver Foundation's classes in Birbhum - one of the districts in the state where training has been offered. "Training is expected to be scaled up by December and offered to thousands more informal practitioners across the state," says Dr Chowdhury. "They will be known as village health workers and not doctors." But it's likely to face serious resistance. In the past, the Indian Medical Association, a membership organisation for registered doctors, has taken legal action and successfully stopped similar schemes. The same could happen in West Bengal. Source: BBC News
      Medical Doctors Ranked First With Highest IQ Amongst Job Professions

    • How Smart are Medical Doctors? An interesting study published by the University of Wisconsin suggests that doctors (M.D or equiv O.D, dents, etc) have the highest IQ on average. Though I’m not a huge supporter of IQ tests but I would say that most doctors are somewhat smart. However, I would further add that, having a high IQ does NOT make good doctor. Being a good doctor requires more than just book smarts. It requires strong work ethics,  commitment and clear communication skills. Understanding basic science and pathology requires you to be smart. Facing death and the sickness of others requires human compassion. A often neglected, but perhaps more important measurement is Emotional intelligence. Doctors with high EQ care for their patients better. Medicine is both a science and an art. Doctors have to understand bio-mechanisms and lab tests as well as human emotions and feelings. People who are aware of their own emotions and can empathize with others will be more likely to give excellent patient care. Unfortunately, the ever increasing emphasis on test scores (GPA, MCAT, USMLE) may be a bad sign for our future doctors. We are increasing our IQ statistics but consistently neglecting our EQ measurements. Medical schools have acknowledged these problems and have begun pushing for more arts and humanities in medicine. People don’t care how much you know–until they know how much you care. A higher EQ is beneficial for doctors too. A patient is more likely to trust their physician and disclose information if they know their thoughts and ideas will be respected. Even though medical knowledge is growing exponentially and as physicians, we will continually learn medicine, we must not neglect our emotional education either. Doctors treat patients, not diseases.
      The Doc Who Rocks Institutionalizes Painless Normal Delivery

    • "The first Ever Painless Vaginal Delivery has been Institutionalized'  - Dr Ronald Bathari. Dr. Bathari has induced epidural analgesia injecting Sensorcaine fentanyl on a pregnant lady for the first time, who delivers a healthy baby naturally but without pain. This new beginning has started today at Haflong Civil Hospital. The team: Dr Ronald Bathari : Intensivist and anesthesiologist, Dr Bibah Bora: Obstetrician, Nursing team: L Sitlhou, Junti Saikia and Armika C singson attained this Phenomenal achievement, without much infrastructural and technical need.  Before this milestone, Dr Bathari has successfully applied epidural analgesia for multiple occasions for other cases.  Ronald Bathari is more popularly known as Ronnie within his friend circle. People often tend to forget him as a doctor when he is on the stage. This super sexy doc is an Assam Medical College alumni who hails from Haflong, NE India. He is a born artist and was recognized early for his talents during medical college days. There is much more about Ronnie than just an Anesthesiologist. He is a fine human being, a thorough gentleman, an outperforming artist and  an entertaining personality. He leaves an pleasant impression behind him always. Congratulations to him on his achievements.   Dr. Ronnie Performing Live
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