Contents – January 2015

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TOPIC IN FOCUS – EBOLA

Ebola – Overview, Transmission and Clinical Features 3

Ebola – Origins 10

Ebola – Practices for prevention Hema Paul 11

Ebola – An Indian perspective Jacob John 15

Dengue – Protocol for management 40

Dengue – Information leaflet 41

EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE

Cochrane reviews

Antibiotic use in bronchiolitis 17

Steroid use in pulmonary tuberculosis 19

Evidence update – Pre-hospital vs. In-hospital thrombolysis in MI 21

Exercise in heart disease 23

Lifestyle factors and risk of gestational diabetes 24

GESTATIONAL DIABETES MELLITUS – Practice guidelines 27

Oral hypoglycaemic agents in pregnancy Jiji Mathews 33

Screening in Gestational diabetes Preethi R.N. 35

HISTORY OF MEDICINE

Jonas Salk – The man who stopped polio 56

LEGACY INTERVIEW

Dr. Jacob John – The story of Polio elimination in India 59

INVITED ARTICLES

Cochlear implants – Current status and future directions 73

Steroids in general practice Ronald Carey 51

Methyl mercury content in fish Mahendri N.V. 69

Kiss of life Poem by Debidas Ray 79

CUTTING EDGE SCIENCE

Maps in the brain Tony Abraham Thomas 80

REGULARS

SUBSCRIPTION 39

CME News 34 Contribute to CMI 58 CME Quiz 68

DEVOTIONAL 84

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