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Sinus Infection

Sinus Infection

Sinus infection means infection of the layer lining the sinuses in skull. The tissue covering these sinuses, when get infected by a virus, bacteria or a fungi, can result in…

Wound healing with sugar and honey

Wound healing with sugar and honey

Ever wondered how ancient people used to treat their wounds? There weren’t any antibiotics manufactured, there weren’t any fancy laboratories who tested their products first on the rats, then monkeys…

Reasons why Dettol is bad for health

Reasons why Dettol is bad for health

Dettol is a brand since 1950’s. Their product line includes a number of items they call hygiene products. It’s a common myth that killing all the bacteria around you is…

British Scientists clone Dinosaur – Fake hoax

British Scientists clone Dinosaur – Fake hoax

Recently there have been a picture rotating around the internet with the text that some scientists at liverpool’s John Moore University have successfully cloned a dinosaur! Seriously? Well, technically a…

Doctors duty timings and schedules (in Pakistan)

Doctors duty timings and schedules (in Pakistan)

There exists a wide variation in duty structure and schedule of doctors, not only in different hospitals but in different departments of the same hospital even. However, I’ll try to…

How to calculate drops per minute of iv set to adjust ml/min

How to calculate drops per minute of iv set to adjust ml/min

We have dialer flow in hospitals which are used for ml/hour flow of the i/v fluid that we give to the patient, but in some cases we might require knowing…

Who is responsible for recent doctors strike

Who is responsible for recent doctors strike

We, as a nation, have a very weak memory as well as common sense . . . In the current scenario, everyone is just trying to yell at one party,…

YDA Islamabad protested against torture to the doctors

YDA Islamabad protested against torture to the doctors

YDA Islamabad protested against brutal act of police and government against the doctors of punjab hospitals. They blocked the road for traffic for 2 hours and recorded their protest on…

PIMS housejob test 2012

PIMS housejob test 2012

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Islamabad, conducted tests for houe jobs in all departments (medicine, surgery, paeds, gynae & obs, neonatology) last week. Tests this year were very much…

How Doctors serve people

How Doctors serve people

We normally sit in our gatherings and only blame doctors for their high fees, bad attitude and mal practices. Most of these observations are either completely or partially false. Corruption…