Volume 2, Issue 3

Journal-Cover-BigThis issue comes out at a time when India’s doors are being knocked by the Ebola Epidemic. A special Guest Editorial discusses in detail the country’s preparedness to face the epidemic and the measures that need to be urgently implemented. Two original research articles deal with cardiology; one outlining the clinical profile of acute heart failure and the other studying the benefits of intra-aortic balloon pump.

Two malignancies are dealt with in this issue. While an original research article looks into the effectiveness of VAD regimen in the treatment of Multiple Myeloma, a case report describes a rare case of glomus tumour. Pediatrics topics dealt with are childhood liver diseases and malnutrition. Other topics covered include atypical presentations of dengue infections, effectiveness of crossword puzzles in medical education and the importance of limiting medical investigations.

Editorial

Ebola in India: How Prepared are We?

Anoop Amrith Lal

Original Research

Benefits of Intra Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) in Acute Coronary Syndrome

Rupesh George, Biju Jacob, T P Antony, Regi Jose, Jayaraj K

Original Research

Spectrum of Liver Diseases among Children in Kashmir Valley

Gulzar Ahmad Dar, Showkat A Zarger, Kowsar Jan, Mohammad Ishaq Malik, Tariq Abdullah Mir, Maqsood Ahmad Dar

Original Research

Crossword Puzzles: Review and Implication in Urogynecology Education

Mário Maciel de Lima Junior, Mário Maciel de Lima, José Geraldo Ticianeli, Lucilane Santana Pereira, Fabiana Granja

Original Research

Atypical Presentations in Dengue Viral Infection: Experiences at a Tertiary Care Centre in North India

Amith Kumar S, Raminderpal Singh Sibia

Original Research

Toxicity Profile of VAD Regime in Patients with Multiple Myeloma

S R Dawnji, R Reeja, Rakesh Praveen Raj M R, N Geetha

Original Research

Clinical Profile of Acute Heart Failure in Rural Trivandrum

Anil Roby, Noufal A

Original Research

Prevalence and Determinants of Under-nutrition among School-aged Children in an Urban Slum in India

Ranu Rawat, Santosh Kumar, Manju L, Regi Jose

Case Report

Glomus Tumor in the Groin Mimicking an Inguinal Hernia

Ambikavathy M, Kumar S

Correspondence

The Need for Limiting Investigations in Medical Practice

Jayasree Chandrasekharan Nair

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