Medical Updates

Combination Antihypertensive Therapy and the Risk of developing Hypokalemia in Hypertensives

The impact of antihypertensive combination therapy on the risk of hypokalemia is unclear as of now. A recent study revealed hypokalemia to be a...

26 Mar, 2020

 
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Higher Visual Impairment in Parkinson’s Disease Adversely Impacts the Daily Activities of the Patient

Various ophthalmologic symptoms are frequent yet under-reported in Parkinson’s disease patients. Majority of these visual impairments are treatable...

20 Mar, 2020

 
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ACS Patients with Poor Adherence to Beta-blockers are at Increased Risk of Long-term Mortality

Majority of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients are prescribed beta-blockers (BBs) at discharge. A recent study with an exceptionally long-term...

20 Mar, 2020

 
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Patients with Early-onset T2DM, less likely to Achieve Glycemic Control at One Year

A recent study demonstrated that adults with early onset (age; 21-44 years) of type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) were less likely to achieve glycemic...

17 Mar, 2020

 
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eCMEs

Date: 02nd April 2020
Time: 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Key Trials

Cough Stress Tests to Detect Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women with Pelvic Organ Prolapse Before and After Surgery

Know how to carry out these useful tests as well as the manoeuvres to increase their diagnostic ability in an outpatient setting.  

Efficacy of High Dose Minocycline against Carbapenem Resistant Gram Negative Bacilli

In the era of increasing resistance to antibiotics, high dose of minocycline plays a pivotal role in managing gram negative bacilli. The need for...

Efficacy of Chlorhexidine in Reducing Oral Colonisation in the Geriatric Population

The present randomised controlled trial evaluated the effects of the use of chlorhexidine compared to routine oral care in edentulous geriatric...

Tigecycline Monotherapy vs. Imipenem/Cilastatin in Hospitalized Chinese Patients with cIAIs

The present trial evaluated the efficacy and safety of tigecycline monotherapy vs imipenem/cilastatin among hospitalized Chinese patients with cIAIs...

Slide Library

4 R’s of Antibiotcs

Antibiotics are life-saving drugs, but unlike drugs used in other therapeutic areas, the future utility of many antibiotics is threatened by the...

 
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Osteoarthritis

This presentation shows the structure of bone joint majorly affected in osteoarthritis, its pathophysiology, risk factors, signs and symptoms and...

 
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Management of Diabetes during Ramadan

Fasting & feasting during Ramadan in diabetes patients is associated with increased risk of complications such as hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia,...

 
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Probiotics-Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG

This slide set covers basic understanding of probiotics and mechanism of action focussing on Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG strain.  

 
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Our Publications

Cytorx (Flucytosine) Monograph

This monograph describes the role of Flucytosine tablets in the management of invasive cryptococcal infections and some Candida spp. infections.  

Are You Prescribing the Correct Inhalation Device?

This article provides details on various factors which influence the correct choice of inhaler device that will help improve patient adherence to...

Incorrect Inhaler Techniques: A Perpetual Challenge!

Correct inhaler technique is important in achieving good clinical outcomes for patients with asthma and COPD. This article provides details on how...

How to Help Patients Optimise Their Inhaler Technique?

Good inhaler technique is essential to maximize the benefits of inhaled medications and improve outcomes for the patient. This article provides...

Patient Education

Nasal Allergy

This input gives a brief on symptoms, triggers and complications of nasal allergy. Correct usage of nasal spray is also explained.  

Suncare Tips

Sun rays are harmful. Unprotected exposure to these rays can cause skin damage, eye damage, immune system suppression, and skin cancer. Here are a fe...

Age-related Macular Degeneration

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a common eye condition and a leading cause of vision loss among people age 50 and older. This patient educa...

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the most common and most serious of the ocular complications of diabetes mellitus. This patient education leaflet on DR...

Poll

Taking drugs through inhalers is the best way to treat asthma.
Strongly agree
72% (51 votes)
Agree
23% (16 votes)
Disagree
4% (3 votes)
Strongly disagree
0% (0 votes)
Can’t say
1% (1 vote)
Total votes: 71