Question of the Day

Q. in acute asthma , nebulisations every 20 min , is from the start of 1st nebulisation or 20 min from completing 1st nebulisation . Can sc terbutaline be preferred to infusion of aminophylline
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Teaching Files/ Grand Rounds

A 6 month old girl was diagnosed to have cystic fibrosis (CF) in 2009 in view of recurrent respiratory tract infections and diarrhea with malnutrition. Sweat chloride conductivity test was positive (75 mmol/L equivalent NaCl). She tested positive for ...
How to manage persistent pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in cystic fibrosis?
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Diagnostic Dilemma

A 9 months old boy born of third degree consanguineous marriage presented with recurrent cold and cough (more in mornings) for one and a half months associated with fever. Every time he was treated with some oral medications but had to be admitted 15 days ago and was treated with IV antibiotics, neb ...
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Q. How reliable are the genetic tests to predict drug response in patients?
  • They are very useful and prevent unnecessary medications
  • Their utility is still not established in clinical practice as per US FDA
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