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.

Easy Patient Transport System for Rural Hospitals: A Proposed System

The proposal is to produce a transport device that is smaller than 2 x 2 feet that has the capability of transporting the patient in an erect position and has the capability of fitting into a 2 x 2 feet lifting device in the stairs…

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Surgical Care for Northeast India: Take Home Message from a ARSICON 2017 Session

Several current challenges in delivering rural surgery to underserved populations of the north-eastern states of India were discussed at the 2017 Association of Rural Surgeons of India Conferences (ARSICON) this November. Rural surgery needs to be attractive for both

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Use of Traditional Eye Medicine and Self-Medication in Rural India: A Population-Based Study

Infectious keratitis contributes significantly to ocular morbidity and corneal blindness, especially in developing nations. In India, corneal blindness is the…

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Gas Less Lift Laparoscopic Surgeries (GLLS): Our Initial Experience of 750 Surgeries in Remote Rural Areas in India

Minimally invasive surgeries especially laparoscopic surgeries are difficult if not impossible in rural areas because of the high costs associated with the equipment and the difficulty in getting anesthesiologists with…

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When There is No Gas: Laparoscopic Surgery in Rural Areas

Laparoscopic surgery is now widely performed for treating many abdominal conditions. These surgeries use gases for abdominal insufflation and despite trials with other gases most commonly used gas is carbon dioxide…

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The NHS Global Health Research Group in Health Technology Project India

The National Health Service in UK has a program and initial funding to develop a research program to meet the needs of rural surgical patients in Sierra Leone and rural India. The preliminary proposal is to…

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The National Health Services (NHS) Conference at Leeds 2017: Take Home Messages

The National Health Services of United Kingdom [NHS-UK] held their annual conference of the Colorectal Services and GI and Vascular Surgery at the famous Town Hall at Leeds in UK. The theme of the conference was “Jugaad Innovations”…

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