Monthly Archives: October 2014

The 8th Conference of Asia Pacific Association for Medical Informatics (APAMI) is Just Round the Corner!

The 8th Conference of Asia Pacific Association for medical informatics is round the corner and we have some renowned international and national speakers and delegates. Mobile health, by bringing in the patient, is the catalyst which will ignite the much awaited change in medical informatics uptake in India. Feature phones,… 

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Challenges in Osteoporotic Fracture Management

This presentation gives idea of managing osteoporotic fractures. This presentation also describes different surgical options in treating osteoporotic fractures. Challenges in osteoporotic fracture management from Mohan Krishna Althuri Dr. A. Mohan Krishna, M.S. Ortho, MCh Orth(UK) is currently a consultant orthopedic surgeon at Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills. He is part… 

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Shoulder Instability: Dislocations Around Shoulder

This is a short presentation on shoulder instability, biomechanics, pathology, diagnostic modalities, clinical picture and treatment methods available. Shoulder instabilty from Mohan Krishna Althuri Dr. A. Mohan Krishna, M.S. Ortho, MCh Orth(UK) is currently a consultant orthopedic surgeon at Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills. He is part of the orthopedic team… 

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Tuberculosis of Spine

General and simple presentation of tuberculosis of spine on incidence, pathology, complications, management. This presentation is suitable for PGs, UGs. Tuberculosis of spine from Mohan Krishna Althuri Dr. A. Mohan Krishna, M.S. Ortho, MCh Orth(UK) is currently a consultant orthopedic surgeon at Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills. He is part of… 

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When will Ebola come to India?

In the recent days, we have read news about the second case of Ebola in the U.S., a case in Spain, and a rapid increase in the number of cases in the epicentre of the epidemic, in Western Africa. India remains at a serious risk for Ebola transmission, and given… 

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Socio-Economic Inequalities in the Prevalence of Multi-Morbidity among the Rural Elderly in Bargarh District of Odisha India

The world is moving towards population aging. It is projected that by the year 2020, there will be one billion elderly people (65+ years) in the world and 71% of whom will live in low-income countries [1]. Elderly population in India is approximately hundred million forming 10% of the total population.

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Impact of Introducing the Line Probe Assay on Time to Treatment Initiation of MDR-TB in Delhi, India

Among patients with multidrug resistant- tuberculosis (MDR-TB), delays in diagnosis and treatment initiation are frequently observed, resulting in an increased risk of disease complications and high mortality and pre-treatment lost to follow-up rates.

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