World Asthma Day

World Asthma Day A recent study stated that India has about ten percent of the global asthma burden. Burden of asthma in India is higher than that of HIV and Tuberculosis combined. In India, about 70 crore people use coal & kerosene stove to cook and the smoke generated by these is one of the […]

CME on Growth Monitoring- By Dr Kochar

By DR. IPS KOCHHAR Pediatric endocrinologist APOLLO HOSPITAL VENUE- KALAM CENTRE KGMU ⌚TIMING- CME- 2:30-5:00 PM DATE – 22nd April SUNDAY Wonderful talk by Dr Kochar, His main emphasis was…   always evaluate when growth is <5cm in a year always calculate target height after taking wt and HT. also calculate range of target HT […]

Key points of 17/03/2018’s CME

Key points of 17/03/2018’s CME

Key points of 17/03/2018’s CME 1. Generally no investigations required for acute Urticaria. 2. Commonest cause of Acute Urticaria- infections especially Viral. 3  2nd generation of antihistamines are the drug of choice for Urticaria. 4. 1st generation antihistamines not recommended mainly due to impairment of Cognitive function, affects R.E.M. sleep & tachyphylaxis. 5. Poor response […]