Previous Pedi Poll
U
US FDA has found presence of NDMA (a potential carcinogen) in some ranitidine medicines. Should all brands of ranitidine be completely banned?
W
What is the reason for measles outbreak in USA and some european countries?
W
WHO says e-cigarettes, 'smoke-free' products do not help reduce cancer. Should e-cigarettes be banned?
S
Should tobacco items be sold to minors?
I
In February 2018, XDR typhoid outbreak was reported in Pakistan that was resistant to fluoroquinolones and third-generation cephalosporins. Should all children in typhoid endemic countries be given typhoid vaccine as part of government schedule?
W
WHO states that palm oil in its present composition raises cholesterol and total/HDL ratio. Is this true?
S
Should antibiotics banned in animal fodder?
T
Tobacco use is increasing in school going children. How should the menace be controlled?
W
With increasing air pollution across the globe, doctors advise air purifiers at home?
S
Should pulverisation of adult drugs be done for pediatric patients by mortar and pestle?
H
How reliable are the genetic tests to predict drug response in patients?
I
Is artificial intelligence useful in medical science diagnosis and treatment?
F
For TB elimination, is it necessary to treat everyone with latent TB?
S
Should HIV parents undergo medical termination of pregnancy if they desire that option?
C
Can disposable catheters and stents be reused after proper sterilization?
W
When pediatric formulations are not available, is it fine to pulverize the adult tablets and give it to the child?
W
With congenital CMV being the most common congenital infection, should it be mandatory to screen all newborn babies for CMV?
H
How can the outbreak of Nipah virus be contained?
I
Is TB elimination possible by 2025 as envisioned by the authorities?
W
Will a standardised digital health record for every child be useful in medical practice?
P
Pan-resistant bacterial infections are on the rise. Should there be a restricted use of higher antibiotics?
W
With an increase in juvenile crimes, should there be a curb on search engines to prevent access to adult sites?
W
With ICU and hospital bills becoming exorbitant, should there be a curb on private hospital billing charges?
S
Should the government pay for enzyme replacement therapy for rare lysosomal diseases?
S
Should there be a price cap on medical implants and medical devices?
S
Should operation theatres have video recording during surgeries?
S
Should influenza vaccine be made a compulsory vaccine with increased incidence of H1N1?
S
Should dengue vaccine be a part of the immunization schedule of all tropical countries_?
H
Has Zika virus become a global threat_?
S
Should doctors only prescribe generic drugs_?
W
Why is there increasing violence against doctors_?
S
Should Bedaquilline {the new drug for treatment of XDR-TB} be made available in private sector_?
S
Should a doctor`s practice be included in GST_?
D
Do you think vaccine policies are influenced by pharma companies_?
S
Should doctors go for cashless payment options in their clinic_?
L
Lot of patients send their reports on whatsapp to the doctor. Is that a good practice_?
S
Should patients be charged for telephonic consultation_?
A
Are online consultations convenient_?
W
Would you prefer to book a doctor`s appointment through a mobile app or would prefer to call directly to the doctor`s office for an appointment__?
S
Should post graduate students, resident doctors have stipulated working hours_?
A
Are e-book textbooks as useful as published books_?
S
Should combination drugs such as cough syrups be banned_?
I
In couples where one partner is HIV infected and the other uninfected, guidelines mention that uninfected person should take antiretrovirals as pre-exposure prophylaxis {PrEP} for prevention of HIV. Do you agree_?
H
Hospitals put pressure over doctors to increase the income turnover. Is that correct practice_?
H
How can costs of organ transplants be reduced_? Every hospital seems to have different rates.
A
As per WHO 2015, all HIV infected patients should be started on antiretroviral therapy. Do you agree_?
S
Should doctors fees in hospitals be negotiable or non-negotiable_?
A
A child comes in emergency and needs admission urgently, but cannot afford the hospital cost. What should be done_?
P
Patients tend to send their reports to doctors on what`s app or other social media. Should such a practice be encouraged_?
S
Should doctors charge the patient for telephonic consultation_?
I
If a child comes in severe distress in emergency and needs ventilator, but there is no vacancy in the PICU, what should be done_?
W
What should be done if a child is brought to emergency and found to be dead on arrival_? Parents refuse a post mortem
S
Should children undergo genomic testing to identify which diseases they are at a risk of getting_?
A
Are ready to use therapeutic food {RUTF} better that home made high calorie dense foods for treating severe acute malnutrition_?
S
Should pharmaceuticals sponsor doctors for attending medical conferences_?
S
Should there be a national antibiotic policy_?
I
Is cord blood banking useful for future use in the child_?
I
Is virtual consultation replacing a visit to the doctor`s clinic_?
A
Are webinars the future of medical conferences_?
M
Medical apps on your smartphone are convenient due to
W
When hospitals are meant for serving the patients, why do they need marketing team_?
S
Should doctors having conflict of interests due to pharmaceutical grants be allowed to be part of policy making especially in vaccine sector_?
M
Medical organizations organize conferences where speakers are asked to sponsor their talk. Should such conferences be given credit points for their scientific content.
C
Cloxacillin is not available in the pharmacies currently. What medication would you use as anti-staphylococcal medicine_?
S
Same pharmaceuticals are preparing branded medicines and generic medicines with a wide difference in the pricing. Should they be allowed to do this_?
H
How reliable is medical teleconferencing to help in patient management_?
S
Syrup formulations of antiretrovirals especially zidovudine and nevirapine are in short supply due to decreased production. How to give prophylaxis to the babies to prevent vertical transmission of HIV_?
S
Should foreign medical post graduates be allowed to practice in other countries__?
S
Should all HIV infected children less than 5 years of age be put on antiretroviral therapy_?
W
With Antiretroviral therapy being given free of cost by governments all over the world for HIV patients, which other diseases should be treated for free_?
S
Should teicoplannin, colistin be used in case of neonatal sepsis where culture does not reveal any organism_?
S
Should antenatal diagnosis be offered for conditions where medical termination of pregnancy is not legally possible_?
W
Which vaccines should be a part of EPI schedule_?
W
Which medical facilities should be available as mobile apps_?
S
Should neonatal screening for metabolic disorders be done for all newborn babies_?
S
Should all healthcare workers take influenza vaccine_?
S
Should ayurvedic doctors to be allowed to practice allopathy after one year of training in allopathy medicine_?
G
Generic drugs are available at a low cost. How reliable are generic drugs_?
H
How safe are disposal diapers for babies_?
S
Should all patients with viral respiratory infection be treated with oseltamivir in current epidemic of H1N1 influenza_?
W
With increasing resistance to first line drugs, should category 2 treatment be modified_?
F
For treatment of tuberculosis, should anti TB drugs be given as fixed drug combination {FDC} or singly_?
S
Should mothers who are breast feeding be given vitamin D supplements_?
I
In case of non-availability of pediatric formulations, can adult capsules be opened and pulverised for use in children_?
V
Vitamin D deficiency is rampant in children. How should these children be treated_?
I
If a patient is not affording can comes to emergency in severe shock, should the child be admitted in the hospital_?
S
Should INH prophylaxis be given to all HIV infected children_?
A
Antibiotic resistance is on rise. Should there be a national antibiotic prescribing policy_?
S
Should linezolid be used as antibiotic for community acquired pneumonia_?
H
How should pediatricians keep themselves updated in pediatrics_?
I
Is GM {genetically modified} food good for health_?
I
Is presence of high fructose corn syrup {HFCS} in canned juice good for health_?
S
Should miilk derived from cows given growth hormone injections be used in children_?
E
Etrapenam is being projected as drug for community acquired pneumonia, intractable abdominal infections and complicated UTI. Is it correct to use this drug for these indications_?
W
With antibiotic resistance on the rise and emergence of superbugs, should antibiotics such as carbapenems and colistin be used by general pediatricians_?
S
Should all children and doctors be vaccinated with H1N1 vaccine_?
S
Should oseltamivir be given in all children with fever and cough even if the symptoms are mild_?
W
With live organism being produced from computer generated genetic code - is it useful or harmful_?
S
Should physicians of alternative medicine practice allopathy and vice versa_?
S
Should derecognition of MBBS courses be based on number of teachers or standard of care applied in the medical colleges_?
S
Should all married couples undergo testing to check if they are thalassemia minor_?
W
Why are the number of doctor negligence medicolegal cases increasing_?
I
Is H1N1 being under-reported now___?
S
Should all patients with fever and cough or cold receive oseltamivir in current situation of H1N1 pandemic_?
S
Should an adolescent with a terminal illness be told about its illness_?
S
Should swine flu testing and treatment be allowed in private hospitals_?
S
Should medical resident doctors go on strike for better pay scale and better working hours_?
S
Should HIV testing be done only after informed written consent_?
W
When a patient is being transferred to another hospital for ICU care and goes into cardiorespiratory arrest, what should be done_?
W
What should be done for antenatally diagnosed severe congenital birth defects such as complex congenital hearts or renal anomalies etc_?
I
If a child with a known chronic disease is brought dead to the hospital should a death certificate be issued_?
S
Should patients with spinal muscular atrophy {SMA} be put on ventilators in case of respiratory failure_?
S
Should medical euthanasia be allowed?
A
Are online CMS more scientific or actual CMES?
S
Should medical conferences cover original research or talks on various medical topics?
A
Are DNB degrees equivalent to MD degree?
S
Should interns be posted in rural areas?
I
Is DOTS the answer to decrease MDR TB load?
S
Should doctors accompany patients while transferring patients to other hospitals?
S
Should medical residents work with fixed working hours?
 
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