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Confidence and contentment are ultimate saviours

Be always prepared for discouragements and disappointments that can pull you down in this profession. One should be aware that there are traps all around you, especially at a time when the organisational, social and political systems often turn hostile to committed services and endeavours.

Dr K M Cherian
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Dichotomy of price control

India has followed a policy of price control of pharmaceutical products for long, and in recent times it has extended the ambit to include certain devices as well.

Muralidharan Nair

Medical devices as healthcare tools

Today, medicine has become highly specialised and technology-driven, leading to the widespread use of medical devices as diagnostic and therapeutic healthcare tools. This has led to the rapid growth of the medical device industry.

Dr Arun Bhatt

Don’t restrict yourself to ‘dotcom’ era

One of the serious concerns about the new generation in our profession is obviously the increasing tendency to blindly follow modern clinical procedures. And, when it occurs at the cost of patient safety and comfort, it is all the more worrying. Completely ignoring time-tested conventional methods, which are often much safer and better in given […]

Prof. Bhaskar D Goolab

Revisiting primary care

The Alma Ata declaration of 1978, one of the most significant milestones in the field of public health, identified effective primary care as the very bedrock of a health system that aims for universal healthcare.

Harnessing AI for healthcare

I believe this artificial intelligence is going to be our partner. If we misuse it, it will be a risk. If we use it right, it can be our partner.” – Masayoshi Son, Japanese business magnate.

Failure to view patient as a whole is a huge tragedy

I was trained as an anaesthesiologist in the early part of my career, when the responsibility of giving relief from pain was gradually coming into our field. In Calicut (now Kozhikode), where I first began working at a senior level, I was doing nerve blocks on various parts of the body.