Contents April 2016

CURRENT MEDICAL ISSUES Volume 14 Issue 2 April 2016

Issue in focus – MANAGEMENT OF PAIN

TOPIC IN FOCUS

Chronic pain – Physiology and approach to management        John Mathew         

Acute postoperative pain management        Anita S. Joselyn, Sajan P. George    

Postoperative pain assessment & management            Asha Solomon

ARTICLES

Dermatophyte infections (Tinea)         Anjana A Joseph, Renu George

Bedside ultrasound – Diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis         Kishore K Pichamuthu        

Nutrition for bone health     N.V. Mahendri                           

BASIC SCIENCE

Cell based model of haemostasis        Anand Bhaskar, Sukesh C. Nair, Thomas T.A.        

EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE

Effectiveness of smoking ban legislation – Cochrane Evidence Update

Tafenoquine for malaria – Cochrane Evidence Update

Does exercise protect against cancer

Is bridging anticoagulation necessary – BRIDGE trial                             

MEDICINE AND THE LAW

Legal aspects of medicine – Questions, Precautions against Consumer Protection Act

MEDICAL IMAGES

CME in Images

LEGACY INTERVIEW

Dr. Mammen Chandy – Bone marrow transplantation and Hematology in India      

REGULARS

Letters from Readers

Clinical Questions from readers

CME Quiz

Drug Dialogues

Medical news from around the world

DEVOTIONAL


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