Category Archives: Primary Care

Primary Care: international clinical news and research of interest to the general practioner or family doctor in India who is the primary care physician for patients in his or her community. This includes but is not limited to topics such as the treatment and diagnosis of the chronic illnesses that are often seen by primary care providers such as hypertension and diabetes as well as basic health provider infomation on family planning and vaccinations.

Multimodal Medical Image Fusion Using Soft Computer Algorithms

Medical Images are often used for diagnosis of a variety of disease process. The findings noted on the images depend on the type of process that is used for…

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Economic Burden of Cancer in India: Evidence from Cross-Sectional Nationally Representative Household Survey, 2014

The term “Cancer” is derived from the Greek word “Karkinos” (for crab) which refers to a generic non-communicable disease (NCD) characterized by growth of malignant (cancerous or neo-plasms) abnormal cells (tumor/lump) in any part of the…

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Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgeries / Rural Urology for Uganda

Laparoscopic surgeries offer many well-known benefits to the patients and Health Care providers. Some benefits like quick turnovers help in better utilization of the…

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The Singlimari Diagnostic Camp: A Report

Singlimari is a village with a population of 212 and has a century old Church with 120 families. It is about 35 kilometers from Bhalukpong and 10 kilometers from…

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Spectrum of Interstitial Lung Diseases at a Tertiary Center in a Developing Country: A Study of 803 Subjects

Interstitial lung diseases or diffuse parenchymal lung diseases are a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by varying degrees of inflammation and fibrosis in the lung parenchyma…

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Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgery Workshop at Midnapore Medical College

GILLS or Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgeries is ideal for rural hospitals because it is possible under the easily available Spinal anesthesia, is less expensive, is easy to…

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Pattern and Severity of Multimorbidity Among Patients Attending Primary Care Settings in Odisha, India

With increased life expectancy and better living conditions, the co-occurrence of multiple chronic conditions, commonly referred to as ‘multimorbidity’ is being increasingly observed among individuals globally…

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