Category: Writer’s Column

October 14, 2021 0

Learnings from the 2nd wave of COVID

By Team FM

Even as we come to terms with the aftermath of the COVID 19 pandemic and continue to face the uncertainty of a third wave; the tragedy and the lessons of the second wave in Apr-May are fresh in our minds.

October 14, 2021 0

PATIENT SAFETY: NOT A SECOND TO BE SPARED

By Team FM

WHO is calling on stakeholders to increase uptake of evidence-based interventions with point-of-care quality improvements, particularly during childbirth, with a focus on several priorities as far as maternal and newborn care is concerned.

August 6, 2021 0

What is epilepsy surgery?

By FM

The first epilepsy surgery in India was performed at Christian Medical College, Vellore in 1952 by Prof Jacob Chandy. Sixty-nine years later, it is quite disappointing that only 2 in 1000 eligible epilepsy surgery candidates get operated on every year in India today, creating a huge surgical treatment gap.

June 9, 2021 0

Need for respiratory distress rehabilitation

By FM

For a significant proportion of people, COVID-19 leads to medium- to long-term effects that can have a significant impact on the quality of life. Some symptoms may linger or recur for days, weeks or months following initial recovery, while some patients develop medical complications that may have lasting lifetime health effects.

January 14, 2019 0

Confidence and contentment are ultimate saviours

By FM

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.

December 13, 2018 0

Dichotomy of price control

By FM

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.