Wednesday, September 28, 2011

which is better-Hearing Aid or Cochlear implant



In a Case of deaf child, cochlear implant is indicated only if hearing aid does not work at all.
If a child is getting benefited by HA and. She is achieving comprehensible and spoken speech. Then no need for CI. Parents and her audiologist can better judge for improvement.

Which Steroids


What extra advantage Methylprednisolone has over prednisolone for sudden SNHL or Indirect Optic nerve injury.
Fact is Methylprednisolone is only marginally potent than prednisolone. Dexamethasone and betamethasone are 5 times potent than methylprednisolone. So then why not dexa or betamethasone espl when later have zero mineralocorticoid activity and hence less fluid retention.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Attacking Docs Non-bailable Offense in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra assembly has passed the Maharashtra Medicare Service Persons and Medicare Service Institution (Prevention of Violence and Damage or Loss to Property) Act, 2010 on Friday.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Bruxism (Grinding of Teeth)




Grinding of teeth is a topic of concern to parents. This commonly occurs in children or because of any drug which increases serotinin in brain. Increased serotinin leads to anxiety.

Grinding of teeth occurs during stage 2 of non rapid eye movement NREM sleep.

Treatment consists of reducing the anxiety and giving preventing oral appliance in consultation with dentist to prevent damage to teeth.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Soon, six months jail for disclosing the health status of a person



Soon, six months jail for disclosing the health status of a person

As per the new proposed Right to Privacy Bill, doctors and hospitals cannot disclose the health status of a person. If they do, they could face imprisonment up to six months and/or a fine of up to Rs 1 lakh.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Hearing problem

sir  i am saying DS chandel , sir jab se ear ka bahna band ho gaya hai tab se hearing problem jyada ho gayee hai , sir whai i do
 good night sir


Hi
It happens that you hear better sometimes when ear is discharging as pus forms temporary contact between sound conducting structures. I shall suggest you to show ENT doctor who will assess damage ang may advise you to undergo surgery .. Dr Ajay Jain