Month: November 2017

Evaluation of Diagnostic Accuracy in Emergency Department and role of clinical, point of care testing and imaging in it in a tertiary care teaching hospital in northeast India.

Emergency department involves challenging care for undifferentiated and unexpected patients with critical illnesses or injuries requiring immediate medical attention. It has a vital role in triaging t...

Hyperammonemic encephalopathy due to urea cycle disorder: A Case Report

Urea cycle is the  final pathway for nitrogen metabolism. Urea cycle disorders are inherited deficiencies of the enzymes involved in the cellular excretion of excess ammonia produced during protein me...

Epidemiology of Fungal infection in a tertiary care hospital in northeast India: A Retrospective study

Invassive fungal infection is a common problem faced in ICU’s of all over the world.If we went back to history, It started in 1835 by the discovery of a mould , beauvariabassiana by Agostino Bassi. Th...

Evaluation of ICU mortality in a tertiary care hospital in northeast India

Intensive care unit is a highly dynamic area of a hospital with the sickest patient being managed very intensively. But beacause of super severity of illness the mortality rate is also significantly h...

Saving Paraquat Poisoning A Casereport

Paraquat(chemically a dipyridyl compound) isa herbicide.It acts by producing local and systemic toxicity.Plasma and urine paraquat levels are strongly associated with mortality in acute poisoning. The...

Epidemiology and outcome of poisoned patient : A Retrospective analysis in a tertiary care hospital in northeast India

A common medical emergency is poisoning, irrespective of whether it is intentional or accidental. Poisoning is a significant global public health problem. According to WHO data, in 2012 an estimated 1...

Validation of Culture & sensitivity reports

The clinical microbiology laboratory plays a critical role in antimicrobial stewardship by providing patient specific culture and susceptibility data to optimize individual antimicrobial management an...

Prone Ventilation In Severe Ards

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a clinical entity with a high mortality rate, requires aggressive ventilatory management. With a picture compounded with features of septic shock and multio...

Snake Bite Protocol – An Indian Perspective

Snakebite cases are not unusual to ED visit across the globe. Snakebite is an acute life-threatening time limiting medical emergency. It is a preventable public health hazard often faced by rural popu...

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