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Dr. Monish Raut
is a Cardiothoracic Vascular Anaesthesiology Consultant

Dr. Monish S Raut is a Consultant in Cardiothoracic Vascular Anaesthesiology. His area of expertise is perioperative management and echocardiography with numerous publications in various national and international indexed journals.

This article provides an overview of acute... more»This article provides an overview of acute pancreatitis (AP), emphasising its increasing global incidence & the need for comprehensive management strategies. These guidelines aim to provide evidence-based approaches for effectively managing AP and reducing associated morbidity & mortality. «less
Apr 08, 2024
Retinal scans unveil potential links betwe... more»Retinal scans unveil potential links between eye health and systemic conditions, paving the way for early detection and preventive care. Explore how this innovative approach could revolutionise healthcare. «less
Mar 23, 2024
Fever of Unknown Origin (FUO) poses diagno... more»Fever of Unknown Origin (FUO) poses diagnostic challenges with prolonged fever despite assessment. The article highlights FUO types, diagnostic approaches, and the role of thorough patient evaluation for effective management. «less
Mar 15, 2024
In cases of acute abdominal pain, prompt e... more»In cases of acute abdominal pain, prompt evaluation through history and physical examination is crucial. Surgical consultation should be considered early, especially for severe pain lasting over six hours, while various investigations, including imaging, help in narrowing down potential causes. «less
Mar 06, 2024
The article discusses the implementation o... more»The article discusses the implementation of the "One Nation, One Registry for Doctors" initiative by the National Medical Commission in India, aimed at providing unique identification numbers to all physicians in the country. «less
Feb 25, 2024
The article highlights the Union Health Mi... more»The article highlights the Union Health Ministry's call for precise antibiotic prescriptions to address the increasing threat of antimicrobial resistance, citing alarming statistics on the widespread misuse of antibiotics in India. «less
Feb 18, 2024
This comprehensive guide provides strategi... more»This comprehensive guide provides strategies for medical practitioners to enhance efficiency in their practices, addressing challenges such as patient management, technology utilisation, and financial considerations. «less
Feb 11, 2024
This comprehensive article on knee discomf... more»This comprehensive article on knee discomfort explores the increasing prevalence of knee issues, emphasising on the crucial role of a thorough assessment by practitioners. «less
Feb 07, 2024
The article details the newly released gui... more»The article details the newly released guidelines by India's Central government for ICU admissions, outlining criteria for patient evaluation & discharge. It emphasises the need for expert consensus among critical care specialists. «less
Jan 31, 2024
The article outlines Indian drug regulator... more»The article outlines Indian drug regulators' prohibition of certain cold medications for children under four due to safety concerns, following expert committee recommendations. «less
Jan 22, 2024
India plans to decriminalise medical negli... more»India plans to decriminalise medical negligence, backed by the Indian Medical Association's request. The Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 proposes shielding physicians through collaboration with statutory bodies, gaining broad support from the medical community. «less
Jan 19, 2024
The article delves into the groundbreaking... more»The article delves into the groundbreaking impact of zilebesiran, an innovative RNA interference therapy. It demonstrates its potential to effectively lower blood pressure for up to six months with just a single injection.  «less
Jan 11, 2024
This article discusses the crucial signs &... more»This article discusses the crucial signs & symptoms of respiratory tract infections, emphasising the importance of thorough patient history for accurate diagnosis. It provides guidance on patient evaluation, management, and when to consider antibiotic prescriptions, referencing NICE guidelines. «less
Jan 06, 2024
The area of cardiology is seeing tremendou... more»The area of cardiology is seeing tremendous growth due to several recent developments. A summary of a few notable clinical cardiology trials that were published in 2023 is provided in this article, which should be of use to researchers and clinicians in practice. «less
Dec 28, 2023
Global concerns rise as the JN.1 COVID var... more»Global concerns rise as the JN.1 COVID variant with unique spike protein mutations sparks worry worldwide. Explore through this article, the symptoms, vaccine updates, and the CDC's response to this evolving threat. «less
Dec 21, 2023
Mefenamic acid, a commonly used analgesic,... more»Mefenamic acid, a commonly used analgesic, has been associated with severe allergic reactions, including DRESS syndrome, prompting a drug safety advisory from the Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission. The advisory emphasises vigilant monitoring for adverse reactions and reporting any incidents promptly. «less
Dec 13, 2023
This article delves into the complex inter... more»This article delves into the complex interplay between medical practice and human rights, shedding light on the challenges faced by doctors in navigating ethical, legal, and societal expectations, emphasising the need for a balanced healthcare system. «less
Dec 10, 2023
This article highlights WHO setup recommen... more»This article highlights WHO setup recommendations and discusses China's pneumonia rise after COVID-19, which is linked to common infections that coincide with winter. «less
Dec 04, 2023
Explore medication challenges in elderly c... more»Explore medication challenges in elderly care with insights from the updated Beers Criteria. Learn about risks and considerations for drugs like aspirin, warfarin, antipsychotics, benzodiazepines, and NSAIDs, emphasising personalised care. «less
Nov 28, 2023
This article elaborates the core principle... more»This article elaborates the core principles & components of Basic Emergency Care (BEC) developed by the WHO, highlighting the significance of scene safety, the systematic ABCDE approach for emergency patient assessment & treatment, also the essential management measures.  «less
Nov 09, 2023
Acute diarrhoea is a sudden & short-term e... more»Acute diarrhoea is a sudden & short-term episode of frequent, loose, & watery bowel movements. This article stresses the systematic assessment of acute diarrhoea, covering warning signs, causes, & evaluation methods for effective patient care. «less
Nov 03, 2023
The article explores a pilot study suggest... more»The article explores a pilot study suggesting that switching from aspirin to colchicine after PCI in ACS patients might decrease the risk of blood clots without raising the risk of bleeding. «less
Oct 26, 2023
The 2023 AHA/ACC Multisociety Guideline pr... more»The 2023 AHA/ACC Multisociety Guideline provides guidance for clinicians on managing patients with chronic coronary disease. This article will serve as a valuable resource for healthcare professionals seeking the latest recommendations in this field. «less
Oct 19, 2023
This article outlines clinical guidelines ... more»This article outlines clinical guidelines for treating acetaminophen toxicity, emphasising the importance of patient history and acetylcysteine administration. It also highlights the evolving landscape of acetaminophen poisoning and the need for further research in this field. «less
Oct 10, 2023
The article discusses the FDA advisory cou... more»The article discusses the FDA advisory council's unanimous decision that oral phenylephrine, commonly found in cold and flu medications, is no more effective than a placebo for congestion relief, potentially leading to its removal from over-the-counter drugs. «less
Oct 05, 2023
This article summarises the 2023 ESC guide... more»This article summarises the 2023 ESC guidelines for ACS, focusing on changes, patient management, diagnostic strategies, interventional cardiology, secondary prevention, MINOCA, and patient engagement, while highlighting the need for more diverse clinical trial participation. «less
Sep 27, 2023
The article covers a novel approach for AC... more»The article covers a novel approach for ACS patients undergoing PCI by replacing aspirin with colchicine, reducing thrombotic risk while maintaining safety, and offering potential benefits for ACS management. «less
Sep 19, 2023
Clinicians who support the evaluation clai... more»Clinicians who support the evaluation claim that a simple test called the cardiorespiratory optimal point (COP) may forecast a person's lifespan or the severity of their heart failure. This article discusses the applications of COP. «less
Sep 05, 2023
This article provides suggestions for impr... more»This article provides suggestions for improving the connection and communication between doctors and patients, addressing challenges doctors face in patient care, and offering ten practical tips. «less
Aug 27, 2023
Recent studies looked at the effectiveness... more»Recent studies looked at the effectiveness of intranasal ketamine for treating persistent migraines that were unresponsive to other therapies. This article presents the research on intranasal ketamine's role in migraine management along with its abuse potential. «less
Aug 25, 2023
Tremors are often misdiagnosed and might b... more»Tremors are often misdiagnosed and might be difficult to appropriately analyse. In order to help primary care physicians diagnose tremors, prescribe initial therapy, and choose whether to send patients to neurologists, this article offers a framework for conducting a clinical examination of tremors. «less
Aug 19, 2023
This article discusses the findings of the... more»This article discusses the findings of the CLEAR Outcomes trial, which showed that bempedoic acid, a novel lipid-lowering medication, can significantly reduce the risk of major cardiovascular events in high-risk primary prevention patients, particularly those with type 2 diabetes. «less
Aug 03, 2023
A recent study suggests that regular low-d... more»A recent study suggests that regular low-dose aspirin use may cause anaemia. This article establishes the link between aspirin usage and anaemia along with a piece of advice for patients who regularly consume aspirin. «less
Jul 26, 2023
The article reports that the Indian govern... more»The article reports that the Indian government has banned 14 Fixed Dose Combination (FDC) medications, including those for cough, cold, and fever, based on an expert committee's finding of no therapeutic justification and potential risks. The article also highlights the banned medications. «less
Jul 22, 2023
Osteoporosis increases fracture risk due t... more»Osteoporosis increases fracture risk due to reduced bone mass. Explore the updated treatment recommendations including pharmacologic treatments & screening guidelines, from the American College of Physicians. Learn about the latest approaches to managing this condition & reducing fracture risk. «less
Jul 15, 2023
Asthma is a chronic lung disease, that can... more»Asthma is a chronic lung disease, that can affect people of all ages. How well-versed are you in the treatment of severe asthma? Use this little quiz to test your knowledge. «less
Jul 11, 2023
The article explores different side hustle... more»The article explores different side hustle options for doctors, including medical evaluations, writing, teaching, telemedicine, consulting, YouTube channels, podcasts, and blogging. These hustles allow doctors to utilise their skills and knowledge while achieving their financial goals. «less
Jul 08, 2023
An antibiotic prescription approach is out... more»An antibiotic prescription approach is outlined in a recently revised NICE guideline for common illnesses seen in OPD clinical practice. It seeks to maximise the usage of antibiotics while lowering antibiotic resistance. «less
Jul 07, 2023
Influenza is a highly contagious respirato... more»Influenza is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus. Discover the recommended antiviral medications, including a convenient option, and the intriguing choice between baloxavir and Tamiflu for effective treatment. «less
Jun 30, 2023
Acute dyspnea is among the most frequent c... more»Acute dyspnea is among the most frequent causes of hospital emergency department admissions. The assessment, evaluation and diagnosis of dyspnea along with a case study are discussed in this article. «less
Jun 28, 2023
Cerumen, often known as earwax, keeps the ... more»Cerumen, often known as earwax, keeps the outer ear clean and protected. When this fails, the wax may become impacted and plug the ear canal. This article presents a discussion on the symptoms and severity of ear wax accumulation, as well as therapeutic alternatives and patient preferences. «less
Jun 23, 2023
The latest survey examined neuromuscular b... more»The latest survey examined neuromuscular block management practices in Europe. The study and its conclusions along with the latest guidelines by the European Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care (ESAIC) are discussed in this article.  «less
Jun 21, 2023
Appetite loss refers to a decreased urge t... more»Appetite loss refers to a decreased urge to eat due to various factors like infections, medical conditions, psychiatric disorders, or medications. The article highlights the importance of history, warning signs, and appropriate interventions for individuals with appetite loss. «less
Jun 15, 2023
Discover the groundbreaking new requiremen... more»Discover the groundbreaking new requirement for physicians in India—a Unique Identification (UID) number that unlocks a world of transformative changes in the medical field. Delve into the captivating details of this game-changing development and its implications for healthcare professionals. «less
Jun 13, 2023
How low should you go to get your blood pr... more»How low should you go to get your blood pressure normal, and when should you stop? Let's take a look at the current guidelines for blood pressure objectives before seeing where the new study leads. «less
Jun 09, 2023
The majority of patients react well to med... more»The majority of patients react well to medicine for GERD, but it's crucial to identify those who are most likely to have catastrophic consequences. Do you understand the best methods for diagnosis and treatment of GERD, as well as which symptoms are most worrisome? Take this quiz challenge. «less
Jun 06, 2023
The Shingrix vaccine has been introduced i... more»The Shingrix vaccine has been introduced in India to combat the high prevalence of the herpes virus and reduce the risk of shingles and post-herpetic neuralgia. This breakthrough offers preventive measures for a common condition seen in family medicine practice. «less
May 31, 2023
This article highlights the role of sodium... more»This article highlights the role of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors & glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists in managing glycemic control and cardiorenal risk. The updated guidelines and reframes of doctors' approaches to diabetes pharmacotherapy are also discussed here. «less
May 26, 2023
Managing nasal bleeding in OPD general pra... more»Managing nasal bleeding in OPD general practice is often challenging, time-consuming, & takes practice. Here are 11 tips to manage nasal bleeding in general practice that can help avoid common pitfalls, improve outcomes, and increase patient & physician satisfaction. «less
May 24, 2023
A recent BMJ analysis compared seven popul... more»A recent BMJ analysis compared seven popular structured diets on mortality and cardiovascular disease (CVD) events in at-risk adults. It is crucial for practitioners as it identifies the diets that reduce the risk of death and nonfatal heart attacks in high-risk patients. «less
May 20, 2023
In Indian cultures and clinical practice, ... more»In Indian cultures and clinical practice, chronic constipation (CC) is a prevalent issue. This article presents the 29 key statements made by the Indian Motility and Functional Diseases Association and the Indian Society of Gastroenterology on chronic constipation.  «less
May 16, 2023
In clinical practice, all clinicians are s... more»In clinical practice, all clinicians are seeing a rising number of kids with obesity. This article provides information about the newly published key action statements & consensus recommendations by the American Academy of Paediatrics for evaluating & treating overweight & obese children. «less
May 10, 2023
The risk of physical assault on healthcare... more»The risk of physical assault on healthcare workers is high in many places in the world. M3 India conducted a survey and analysed the current status of safety for HCPs and their opinions about it. «less
May 04, 2023
Treatment of elevated triglycerides has no... more»Treatment of elevated triglycerides has not been shown to improve cardiovascular outcomes in recent clinical trials. The PROMINENT study was published, showing that pemafibrate effectively reduced high levels but was not linked to a decreased risk for cardiovascular events. «less
Apr 28, 2023
Most often in primary health care, an acut... more»Most often in primary health care, an acute sore throat is a common cause for visits to a health care practitioner. Experts from several nations representing various traditions have recently produced a consensus that has provided recommendations. «less
Apr 26, 2023
Scientists claimed the XBB.1.16 variant of... more»Scientists claimed the XBB.1.16 variant of coronavirus to be responsible for the current surge in cases in India. On March 28, 2023, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) recommended an update in the treatment guidelines for managing COVID-19. «less
Apr 20, 2023
Guidelines have been developed for the cli... more»Guidelines have been developed for the clinical care of individuals with both newly diagnosed and long-term Atrial Fibrillation (AF). Just to understand how well-versed you are on the latest advice for treating AF, take this little quiz to see how well you know this topic. «less
Apr 18, 2023
Finding those at high risk of CVD and prov... more»Finding those at high risk of CVD and providing appropriate treatment can prevent premature deaths. The article highlights the importance of using the Absolute CVD Risk Calculator as a tool for identifying individuals at risk and reducing the incidence and death of CVDs. «less
Apr 14, 2023
The Indian Neurogastroenterology & Motilit... more»The Indian Neurogastroenterology & Motility Association has developed evidence-based guidelines for the management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) due to its prevalence, negative impacts, & recent advancements in understanding the condition in India. Read those recommendations in this article. «less
Apr 13, 2023
Aspirin can increase the risk of internal ... more»Aspirin can increase the risk of internal bleeding, especially in older adults. The article discusses a clinical trial that investigated if a short-term antibiotic treatment could reduce bleeding caused by long-term aspirin use and its long-term effects. «less
Apr 03, 2023
Hiccups are a common condition that many g... more»Hiccups are a common condition that many general practitioners do not fully understand or adequately manage. However, it is essential to recognise that hiccups should not be dismissed, as they may indicate significant medical conditions. «less
Mar 31, 2023
Once COVID-19 subsided in 2022, most of th... more»Once COVID-19 subsided in 2022, most of the healthcare scene began to resemble more normality, and cardiology sees the research on typical cardiovascular practice areas and areas with therapeutic advancements. This article summarises a few of the most significant practice-changing trials. «less
Mar 29, 2023
According to the Indian Council of Medical... more»According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the unexpected increase in influenza infections in India has been connected to the H3N2 virus, popularly known as "Hong Kong flu." This article explains what exactly the H3N2 influenza virus is along with its symptoms and prevention. «less
Mar 22, 2023
The major drawback of taking aspirin is th... more»The major drawback of taking aspirin is the possibility of severe GI bleeding. This article summarises a comprehensive HEAT clinical study that was conducted to determine whether or not the elimination of H. pylori would offer protection against the bleeding linked to aspirin-related ulcers. «less
Mar 15, 2023
To prevent financial mistakes, one should ... more»To prevent financial mistakes, one should always adhere to certain dos and don'ts. In this article, it is made abundantly clear how essential it is for doctors to prioritise their own financial stability. «less
Mar 12, 2023
Acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding (LGI... more»Acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding (LGIB) is a common reason for patients to be admitted to the hospital, and it stands out as a particularly expensive and dangerous condition. This article elaborates on an organised way of controlling LGIB provided by the recently updated ACG Guideline. «less
Mar 11, 2023
New evidence-based guidelines have been re... more»New evidence-based guidelines have been released recommending long-term pharmacologic therapy for adults with obesity who do not respond adequately to lifestyle interventions alone. Which antiobesity medications received an AGA endorsement? Must read for general practitioners. «less
Mar 04, 2023
Gastroparesis is defined as a delay in gas... more»Gastroparesis is defined as a delay in gastric emptying in the absence of mechanical obstruction of the gastric outlet. Over the last decade, there has been a paradigm shift in our understanding of the clinical presentation & management of gastroparesis. «less
Mar 03, 2023
There has been considerable discussion ove... more»There has been considerable discussion over how long an antibiotic treatment should be, but new evidence suggests that shorter courses may be as beneficial as longer ones for many illnesses. «less
Feb 24, 2023
A transient ischaemic attack needs emergen... more»A transient ischaemic attack needs emergency assessment to help prevent a full-blown stroke. The new scientific statement offers a standardised approach to evaluating people with suspected TIA, specifically for GPs that may not have access to advanced imaging or an on-site neurologist. «less
Feb 20, 2023
Electrical injuries are one of the most da... more»Electrical injuries are one of the most dangerous and unpredictable trauma. There is no way to clearly measure the extent of the injury and internal damage caused by electrical injuries. Read about the management and treatment of cases involving electrical injury. «less
Feb 17, 2023
This article elaborates on the clinical pr... more»This article elaborates on the clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) which recently outlined new blood pressure targets for adults who have hypertension.  «less
Feb 13, 2023
There has been a concerning rise in the pr... more»There has been a concerning rise in the prevalence of prediabetes in the Indian population. Thus, it appeared appropriate to create a proactive strategy for managing prediabetes. This article enlightens doctors with some valuable recommendations to treat prediabetic patients.  «less
Feb 10, 2023
Knee pain is so common in patients with OP... more»Knee pain is so common in patients with OPD that every second elderly patient complains about it. Recently, studies have successfully demonstrated that local nerve block as an OPD procedure can give patients instant relief. Much useful for all general practitioners. «less
Feb 02, 2023
Statins aid manage cholesterol levels & re... more»Statins aid manage cholesterol levels & reducing the risks linked with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease; however, many patients cannot achieve their cholesterol goals or face adverse drug events. Read about the two new non-statin-approved cholesterol-lowering medicines over the past 2 years. «less
Jan 26, 2023
Blood pressure (BP) changes caused by drug... more»Blood pressure (BP) changes caused by drugs or other agents have been linked with triggering hypertension (HTN), worsening control in patients, or reducing the effect of antihypertensive therapy. This article specifies those commonly prescribed drugs by family physicians. «less
Jan 25, 2023
In everyday clinical settings, the vast ma... more»In everyday clinical settings, the vast majority of Indian patients either go undetected or are given erroneous diagnoses. The purpose of this article is to evaluate the clinical predictors that help in identifying high-risk populations and making timely diagnoses of bronchial asthma. «less
Jan 19, 2023
Experts warned that COVID-19 showed a dras... more»Experts warned that COVID-19 showed a drastic increase in resistance to several important antibiotics and antifungals. Every clinician is using antibiotics in routine clinical practice and this will practice changing recommendations.  «less
Jan 18, 2023
Flatulence is a common disease symptom & a... more»Flatulence is a common disease symptom & an adverse event associated with certain medications can signal a more serious health concern. General practitioners should know the key clinical facts about it, including conditions & medications known to cause it & best treatment practices.  «less
Jan 17, 2023
A widespread and intricate illness called ... more»A widespread and intricate illness called motion sickness develops in reaction to actual or imagined motion. The prevalence, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment for motion sickness are penned down in this article. «less
Jan 13, 2023
Chest x-ray images are commonly available.... more»Chest x-ray images are commonly available. Based on a single chest radiograph image, deep learning can predict the risk of future cardiovascular events independent of cardiovascular risk factors and with similar performance to the established and guideline-recommended ASCVD risk score. «less
Jan 12, 2023
Doctors can not prescribe the same medicin... more»Doctors can not prescribe the same medicines to pregnant patients compared to nonpregnant patients because medicines have certain effects on developing fetuses as well. This article deals with the various appropriate treatment options for common conditions in pregnant patients.  «less
Jan 11, 2023
Sudden cardiac death (SCD) accounts for ro... more»Sudden cardiac death (SCD) accounts for roughly fifty per cent of all cardiovascular fatalities, with up to fifty per cent being the first indication of heart illness. This article pens down the 10 recommendations from ESC for the prevention of sudden cardiac deaths. «less
Jan 06, 2023
A muscle cramp is an involuntary contracti... more»A muscle cramp is an involuntary contraction of a muscle that occurs suddenly and does not relax. In this article, we talk about determining, and managing muscle cramps with some important recommendations to handle them. «less
Jan 04, 2023
This article highlights the recent ruling ... more»This article highlights the recent ruling that the Supreme Court affirmed that every hospital-related fatality does not inevitably constitute medical negligence based on the hypothetical assumption of inadequate medical treatment. «less
Dec 29, 2022
Hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating that's... more»Hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating that's not always related to heat or exercise, causing social anxiety and embarrassment. In this article, we have covered the symptoms, assessment, evaluation, triggers and treatment advice to deal with this condition in patients. «less
Dec 28, 2022
This article will outline emergent/early t... more»This article will outline emergent/early therapy challenges for individuals with acute coronary syndrome. «less
Dec 22, 2022
This article enlightens us with a case in ... more»This article enlightens us with a case in which the division bench of the Madras High Court reprimanded the doctor for his role in providing a bogus medical certificate, upholding the Tamil Nadu Medical Council (TNMC) judgement prohibiting him from practising medicine for two years. «less
Dec 20, 2022
This article does a good job of explaining... more»This article does a good job of explaining how the FACE trial found that intravenous iron carboxymaltose treatment is well tolerated and associated with improvements in exercise tolerance and symptoms in persons with COPD and iron insufficiency, with or without anaemia. «less
Dec 16, 2022
The key recommendations from the 2021 Euro... more»The key recommendations from the 2021 European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy ESGE guidelines that can be helpful in practice are penned down in this article. «less
Dec 14, 2022
This part of the Simplified in Practice se... more»This part of the Simplified in Practice series explains ECG characteristics of complete heart block along with its possible causes. Additionally, a simplified explanation of AV blockages on the ECG is included in the article. «less
Dec 08, 2022
In this second section of the article, Reg... more»In this second section of the article, Registered Medical Practitioners will learn about one of the subjects covered by NMC regulations, specifically, RMPS's duties to patients. «less
Dec 07, 2022
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome ... more»Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) occurs when someone gets up from laying down while experiencing an exceptionally substantial rise in heart rate. This article addresses its assessment and emphasises the need for an interprofessional team in treating individuals with this disease. «less
Nov 30, 2022
The IAP Advisory Committee on Vaccines and... more»The IAP Advisory Committee on Vaccines and Immunisation Practices (ACVIP) reviewed and analysed new advancements in the field of vaccination in order to revise the IAP Immunisation Timetable for 2020–2021. Details regarding it are provided in this article. «less
Nov 25, 2022
Each patient has the right to be informed ... more»Each patient has the right to be informed of all available healthcare options and to make that decision. One practical embodiment of this autonomy is the need for legally needed patient consent. In light of the Supreme Court's position, this article provides a draught SOP on patient consent. «less
Nov 24, 2022
Recent professional conduct regulations by... more»Recent professional conduct regulations by the National medical commission NMC for registered medical practitioners RMPs are penned down in this article. «less
Nov 17, 2022
Hoarseness is a symptom of the changed voi... more»Hoarseness is a symptom of the changed voice quality that patients have described. This article's goal is to assist doctors in determining the root cause of dysphonia. Careful history-taking and physical examination may assist determine the underlying cause and guide therapy. «less
Nov 15, 2022
This article explains a case of a doctor w... more»This article explains a case of a doctor who got threatened and restricted from her job while executing her duties. This case could enable physicians to comprehend more about the healthcare act, of 2012.  «less
Nov 10, 2022
This article, the third in a series on oph... more»This article, the third in a series on ophthalmic emergencies, discusses the symptoms and therapeutic care of ophthalmic disorders that can suddenly impair vision. «less
Nov 09, 2022
Admissibility of the dying declaration as ... more»Admissibility of the dying declaration as a piece of evidence is a powerful course of action taken by the courts to provide justice to the dead, and there is no possibility of cross-examination since this could only occur in rare situations. «less
Nov 04, 2022
Acute pharyngitis/tonsillopharyngitis is o... more»Acute pharyngitis/tonsillopharyngitis is one of the most frequent showing symptoms in patients presenting with OPD. Hence, this article illustrates the causes, diagnosis and management of Acute pharyngitis with the help of standard treatment guidelines 2022 published by IAP. «less
Nov 03, 2022
More than 70 children in the African count... more»More than 70 children in the African country of Gambia have died, and the World Health Organisation (WHO) has linked their deaths to four cough syrups made by Maiden Pharma Company. This article addresses the possible effects and India's response to them. «less
Nov 02, 2022
In this second part of the ophthalmic emer... more»In this second part of the ophthalmic emergencies article, practitioners will get guidance on some more vision-threatening disorders along with their presentation, examination, and management. «less
Oct 28, 2022
Allergic Rhinitis AR, an inflammatory cond... more»Allergic Rhinitis AR, an inflammatory condition produced by an IgE-mediated immunological response to inhaled allergens, is a common childhood disease. This article discusses the inducing factors, diagnosis and treatment of allergic rhinitis. «less
Oct 27, 2022
Even though millions of individuals take v... more»Even though millions of individuals take vitamins and supplements daily to prevent heart disease and cancer, recent analysis reveals that the data to support this practice is mostly missing. This article discusses the latest recommendations and pieces of evidence pertaining to multivitamins. «less
Oct 26, 2022
Enuresis is a common childhood problem. Ch... more»Enuresis is a common childhood problem. Children with this disorder are often described as heavy sleepers who fail to awaken at the urinary urge to void or when their bladders are full. This article includes various reasons for enuresis and ways to treat the condition. «less
Oct 21, 2022
This article provides clear treatment algo... more»This article provides clear treatment algorithms accessible for a prevalent diagnosis like sinusitis along with new recommendations, concerns about antibiotic resistance, and the prudent use of antibiotics. «less
Oct 19, 2022
This article elucidates the EMPRISE study'... more»This article elucidates the EMPRISE study's findings and highlights the significant effect that SGLT2 inhibitors may have when compared to other glucose-lowering treatments. «less
Oct 18, 2022
Epistaxis is often a straightforward and e... more»Epistaxis is often a straightforward and easily-treatable illness. Given the possible repercussions of a major bleed, however, general practitioners should be familiar with the causes, potential hazards, and emergency care. «less
Oct 11, 2022
Chronic kidney disease or CKD is a conditi... more»Chronic kidney disease or CKD is a condition where there is a gradual loss of kidney function over time. The latest management recommendations by the National Kidney Disease Education Program and Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative are penned down in this article. «less
Oct 06, 2022
As the symptoms of swine flu are similar t... more»As the symptoms of swine flu are similar to those of the common cold, many individuals do not take it seriously until it reaches a critical stage, hence this article provides a proper understanding of swine flu and also furnished treatment management for physicians to manage this viral infection.  «less
Sep 27, 2022
Recent reports of hand, foot, and mouth di... more»Recent reports of hand, foot, and mouth disease in various cities have brought into focus another viral illness in India. Hence this article highlights the clinical management of HFMD and Herpangina caused by coxsackievirus. «less
Sep 20, 2022
Even though back pain is highly prevalent,... more»Even though back pain is highly prevalent, it's important to be on the lookout for warning signs and symptoms that point to a more significant underlying pathology or a problem that goes beyond a basic mechanical problem. «less
Sep 16, 2022
Although the monsoon is pleasant, it also ... more»Although the monsoon is pleasant, it also brings a host of health issues. Conjunctivitis is one of them. This article explains the difference between bacterial and viral conjunctivitis, its clinical manifestation and its treatment. «less
Sep 14, 2022
It is clear that the frequency of jaundice... more»It is clear that the frequency of jaundice has increased steadily and alarmingly despite the appalling record-keeping practices in the majority of the states of the union. In this article, the author talks about the occurrence of jaundice due to Hepatitis A and E, its transmission and management. «less
Sep 07, 2022
In addition to delivering delightful rains... more»In addition to delivering delightful rains and milder temperatures, the monsoon season also brings prevalent water-borne-air-borne illnesses and bacterial and viral infections. This article elaborates on the clinical symptoms, management and prevention of the monsoon flu. «less
Sep 01, 2022
In this article, the author talks about a ... more»In this article, the author talks about a new flu virus namely Tomato flu, that has infiltrated southern India. The clinical manifestations, treatment and preventive measures against tomato flu are also discussed in this article. «less
Aug 30, 2022
What does the practice recommendation, as ... more»What does the practice recommendation, as well as existing studies, suggest for the proper use of NSAIDs in primary care? Following are real-life clinical vignettes that would help clinicians to prescribe NSAIDs rationally. «less
Aug 21, 2022
As per the New Advisory, vitamin B12 insuf... more»As per the New Advisory, vitamin B12 insufficiency is now considered a typical adverse effect in metformin-treated individuals. This article discusses the co-relation between metformin and vitamin B12 deficiency and guides physicians with some valuable advice on how to manage such patients. «less
Aug 19, 2022
The differential diagnosis, recent treatme... more»The differential diagnosis, recent treatment guidelines by the Indian Academy of Paediatrics IAP and prevention of typhoid fever are elucidated in this article.  «less
Aug 16, 2022
This article articulates the use of antaci... more»This article articulates the use of antacids, which induce irregular heartbeats and plaque development in the arteries, also raise the risk of cardiovascular disease in GERD patients. «less
Aug 12, 2022
An overwhelming majority of NAFLD patients... more»An overwhelming majority of NAFLD patients are treated in general care and endocrinology settings. This article presents the AACE and AASLD recommendations for the screening, diagnosis and treatment of fatty liver diseases. «less
Aug 10, 2022
Chikungunya fever is a viral disease that ... more»Chikungunya fever is a viral disease that is spread to humans by the bites of infected Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. This article discusses the transmission, clinical manifestations and treatment guiding principles by National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP). «less
Aug 09, 2022
Concerns over Paracetamol's long-term safe... more»Concerns over Paracetamol's long-term safety, particularly its impact on blood pressure, have been gradually growing in response to its widespread use. This article enlightens the impact of the use of Paracetamol on patients with hypertension.  «less
Aug 05, 2022
A few days ago, the first instance of the ... more»A few days ago, the first instance of the virus was discovered in India, causing residents and the government to be concerned. This article provides awareness about monkeypox, also its management, diagnosis and preventive measures to be taken during this disease. «less
Aug 03, 2022
Throughout history, severe cholera epidemi... more»Throughout history, severe cholera epidemics have periodically devastated people on every continent. The etiopathogenesis, treatment and prevention guidelines by WHO for cholera are elucidated in this article.  «less
Aug 02, 2022
Hepatitis is a significant global killer, ... more»Hepatitis is a significant global killer, equivalent to HIV, TB, and malaria. Hence, it is of extreme importance to understand its clinical course, diagnosis and management for the disease to be eradicated completely. «less
Jul 28, 2022
Here are answers to 4 FAQs on use, dosage,... more»Here are answers to 4 FAQs on use, dosage, effectiveness, and appropriate statin selection in the elderly. «less
Mar 30, 2021
The use of statins in chronic liver diseas... more»The use of statins in chronic liver disease patients has always been a matter of concern for doctors, mainly relating to drug-induced liver injury. Newer studies are, however, proving that there may be possible benefits in using the drug, provided one exercises caution while prescribing. «less
Mar 24, 2021
How helpful are statins at lowering CVD mo... more»How helpful are statins at lowering CVD mortality in patients with renal disease and are they safe in renal failure? This article provides answers. «less
Mar 17, 2021
According to a new global study, surgery s... more»According to a new global study, surgery should be delayed for seven weeks after a patient tests positive for COVID-19 – as operations taking place up to six weeks after diagnosis are associated with increased risk of death. «less
Mar 16, 2021
In a meta-analysis of 14 randomised clinic... more»In a meta-analysis of 14 randomised clinical trials with a total of 94,943 participants, during a 4-year follow-up, 4,599 developed incident diabetes. It is expected that approximately 10-11 percent of patients using statins will develop T2DM. So, how are statins causing diabetes? «less
Mar 10, 2021
The first article in our new 'Statin Serie... more»The first article in our new 'Statin Series' will address the use of the therapy among patients with heart failure, the efficacy and safety assessment via three major studies- Corona, GISSI-HF and TOPCAT, and selection of the type of statin that will offer the best clinical outcome. «less
Mar 03, 2021
Here is an interesting challenge for you. ... more»Here is an interesting challenge for you. Given below are the details for a patient with a history of CAD and cardiomyopathy who is also referred for T2DM management. Which therapy will you choose to lower the possibility of HF exacerbation? «less
Jan 28, 2021
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) i... more»The American Society of Hematology (ASH) in 2020 has given recommendations for the management of DVT/PE as per the time frame of diagnosis. Dr. Monish Raut covers initial management of venous thromboembolism in the first part of this series. «less
Dec 14, 2020
Dr. Monish Raut provides an elucidation on... more»Dr. Monish Raut provides an elucidation on the SAMSON trial which showed remarkable results proving statin side effects do in fact exist but in most cases are not caused by the drug molecule but by patients expecting to feel worse, which existed even if they were on placebo. «less
Nov 24, 2020
Dr. Monish Raut puts forth data from a cas... more»Dr. Monish Raut puts forth data from a case with ASCVD risk estimate of 6.4%, and is further advised CACS to refine risk estimate. What would the next steps in the case be? And, how helpful is CACS as tool in primary prevention of ASCVD? «less
Nov 02, 2020
While the country is already grappling wit... more»While the country is already grappling with one pandemic, the rise of another viral disease is cause for concern. Here, Dr. Monish Raut provides a quick primer on diagnosis and treatment approach for Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever. «less
Oct 01, 2020
The Infectious Disease Society of America ... more»The Infectious Disease Society of America has updated the recommendation for glucocorticoid for the management of COVID-19. Dr. Monish Raut provides a explains the recent update basis the two trials that influenced the change in recommendation. «less
Sep 30, 2020
Dr. Monish Raut elaborates on the role of ... more»Dr. Monish Raut elaborates on the role of HRCT as a valuable tool in confirming COVID-19 diagnosis and studying disease progression and severity among patients who test negative for RT-PCR initially. He also adds a note on the accuracy of the CO-RADS scoring system. «less
Sep 24, 2020
Dr. Monish Raut throws light on a very nov... more»Dr. Monish Raut throws light on a very novel SEMMELWEIS-CRT score which significantly outperforms other conventional risk scores to predict mortality among patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) implantation. «less
Jun 16, 2020
Dr. Monish Raut, takes us through the curr... more»Dr. Monish Raut, takes us through the current clinical status of COVID-19 along with the need for special consideration for cardiac patients. He also provides a quick rundown on the latest guidelines issued by the ACC based on published literature and expert evaluation. «less
Apr 15, 2020
Dr. Monish Raut, provides the latest guide... more»Dr. Monish Raut, provides the latest guidelines issued by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions to helps clinicians to decide which COVID-19 patient should undergo a cath lab procedure. «less
Mar 24, 2020
Dr. Monish Raut, details on how telemedici... more»Dr. Monish Raut, details on how telemedicine can lessen the burden on healthcare systems, hospitals, and prevent the spread of infection among vulnerable populations during crisis situations like the current COVID-19 pandemic. «less
Mar 20, 2020
Dr. Monish Raut answers questions on manag... more»Dr. Monish Raut answers questions on managing pulmonary embolism (PE) in cancer patients and secondary prevention basis the recent European Society of Cardiology (ESC) guidelines «less
Mar 16, 2020
Dr. Monish Raut details on the most recent... more»Dr. Monish Raut details on the most recent update from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) explaining the cardiac complications of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) with practice pointers for doctors dealing with cardiac patients. «less
Feb 20, 2020
In light of the recent, massive outbreak o... more»In light of the recent, massive outbreak of Coronavirus (n-CoV) infection, Dr. Monish Raut puts together notes for doctors on what is known about the infection so far. «less
Feb 03, 2020
Dr. Monish Raut covers the salient points ... more»Dr. Monish Raut covers the salient points of the first, evidence-based cardiac surgical ERAS guidelines. The recommendations arranged into pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative strategies emphasise on prehabilitation of patients and benefit of surgical site infection care bundles. «less
Jan 22, 2020
Dr. Monish Raut discusses key excerpts fro... more»Dr. Monish Raut discusses key excerpts from the 2019 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) guidelines on the treatment of acute phase of pulmonary embolism (PE). «less
Dec 24, 2019
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