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.

LECTURE: The Laptop Cystoscope, Thursday, October 1, 2020

The Cystoscope consists of three parts the Telescope, the Bridge, and the Sheath. The most expensive part is the Telescope. In addition to these…

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Training Rural Surgeons: The Viking Conference 2020 Presentation

The Association of Rural Surgeons of India [ARSI] took the initiative to do the necessary background work for starting the DNB course. ARSI prepared the curriculum and helped start the course with…

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LECTURE: Learning Laparoscopy Skills with Lap-Pack, Thursday, September 10, 2020

This is a well-researched and validated training for converting the 2D images to 3D actions…

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LECTURE: Cleaning and Sterilization of GILLS Equipment, Thursday, August 27, 2020

The concept of doing something to prevent infection during surgical treatment dates to the Egyptians who used pitch and tar. The use of steam for sterilization started when…

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LECTURE: Urology Emergencies for Rural Surgeons, Thursday, August 20, 2020

Unlike the other surgical specialties’ Urology does not have too many emergencies. It is about 2% of the emergencies presenting to the hospitals and in the population about 1.5 per 100000…

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LECTURE: GILLS Rural Urology: Managing Foley’s Catheter Including Non-Deflating Balloons in Rural Areas – Thursday, August 13, 2020

Insertion of Foley’s catheter is one of the most carried out procedure that can cause serious problems if not done carefully…

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LECTURE: Managing Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder in Rural Areas – Thursday, August 6, 2020

There are many causative agents associated with bladder cancer. This is because most of the unwanted substances are excreted through the bladder and there is significant contact time…

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