7 Tips for dentists and surgeons to prevent occupation-based back pain

Most of us do not quite enjoy our periodic visits to the doctor as sympathy often lies fairly and squarely with the patient. However, what many people fail to appreciate is that these situations place considerable musculoskeletal demands on health professionals, such as dentists and surgeons while they are treating us in an attempt to improve the quality of our lives

7 Tips for dentists and surgeons to prevent occupation-based back painThe cause of this lies in the fact that, for a patient, medical visits typically involve sitting in a comfortable reclined position, while the dentist often has to bend to perform the oral work. In the case of a surgeon, while the patient is usually unconscious or supine, the medical professional must contort their own […]

#DoctorsDay: Maha IMA in process of compiling exclusive registry on doctor attacks

The Maharashtra IMA is currently in the process of creating a one-of-a-kind registry on doctor attacks. This will compile incidences where doctors were attacked and how it happened. The ‘violence registry’ will be completed within two to three months

#DoctorsDay: Maha IMA in process of compiling exclusive registry on doctor attacksAt the moment, no such registry is being maintained across the country. This ‘violence registry’ will contain the names of those who have attacked doctors in the past and suspected people, as well. Incidents of manhandling, assaults, brutal attacks, and verbal altercation will be mentioned in the registry. The registry will provide details of the […]

#DoctorsDay: ‘Doctors should change their approach towards patients,’ Dr Amte 

July 01 is observed as Doctor’s Day in India. Over the past few years, the number of attacks upon medical professional in India is on the rise. Over 75 per cent of the doctors have faced an attack during the tenure of their medical practice. In Maharashtra too, 53 doctors have been attacked in the past two years

#DoctorsDay: ‘Doctors should change their approach towards patients,’ Dr Amte Manhandling, brutal attacks, assault on the doctors are common terms you might have come across while reading the newspapers these days. These incidences are spreading like an epidemic in India. Day by day doctors are becoming a soft target for patients and their relatives. A few years ago, doctors were revered by patients and relatives. […]

#DoctorsDay: Resident doctors at Hindu Rao Hospital go on strike to protest attack against colleague

The strike entered its second day; the doctors went on strike on Sunday, June 30. After the death of a patient at Hindu Rao Hospital, in Delhi, the relatives went into a frenzy; they manhandled doctors and broke hospital equipment

#DoctorsDay: Resident doctors at Hindu Rao Hospital go on strike to protest attack against colleagueIt is a sad reminder that even though we are observing Doctor’s Day on July 01, the incidents of violence against doctors keep increasing. Relatives become embolden and the innocent doctors have to bear the brunt of their anger. The shocking incident took place on Saturday, June 29. At the moment, only emergency services are […]

#DoctorsDay: A 6-step plan to help doctors deal with occupational stress

On the occasion of doctor’s day, here are a few factors contributing to a doctor’s stressful life along with an expert plan for stress relief

#DoctorsDay: A 6-step plan to help doctors deal with occupational stressAll over the world, individuals are generally advised to speak to a doctor when stress-related issues feel too challenging, and rightly so. Doctors are trained to understand the causes and effects of stress which enables them to point us to health resources for stress management. While they may be quite adept at managing their own […]

#DoctorsDay: Budding docs speak about the changes they would like to see

Doctor’s Day will soon be observed on July 01. Before the advent of this crucial day in the medical field, My Medical Mantra caught up with young guns to know about their thoughts and opinions and the things they would like to see a change in the health sector

#DoctorsDay: Budding docs speak about the changes they would like to see  Future doctors of the country say that much needs to be improved when it comes to health care services in our country. While all these doctors who are completing their education or doing internship, are going through many problems, they want many improvements to be done in medical colleges and hospitals run by government. […]

Sticking to one doctor could save your life, reveals study

Researchers concluded that when a patient was always or repeatedly seen by the same doctor, the death rate went down. The study drew attention to the place of human interactions in medical practice, with its ‘potentially life-saving’ role

Sticking to one doctor could save your life, reveals studySeeing the same doctor doesn’t just give you the comfort of a familiar face – it might save your life. Denis Pereira Gray of St Leonard’s Medical Practice and colleagues at the University of Exeter, UK analysed the results of 22 studies from nine countries which had quite different cultures and healthcare systems. Eighteen of […]

When patients become ‘life-takers’ for lifesavers

Doctors point out reasons which influence the attacks by the patients on doctors. An activist demands that state should improve the public healthcare facilities

When patients become ‘life-takers’ for lifesaversAccording to a recent report in the medical journal The Lancet, over 75 per cent of doctors have faced physical or verbal violence at work at least once in their life. Patients have become ‘life-takers’ of those who are lifesavers – think doctors these days. Recently, hundreds of doctors have gone on a strike and […]

The grim reality of medical students in India

We are all here, young doctors with white coats, ready to serve the country irrespective of what society thinks of doctors, we are here to save you all, to heal your pain, to cure it. We just expect the world around us to remember that we are humans entering early adulthood having limits to every aspect of ours!

The grim reality of medical students in India“The medical fraternity is like a public toilet, the ones outside are waiting eagerly to enter it and the ones in it want to exit it.” I feel really sorry to start with this bitter metaphor, but reality is always hard to digest. In awe if the idea of serving mankind and saving human lives, […]

Doctors Day: Work stress more now than earlier, state doctors

When all their non-medico friends settle down early and have achieved work-life balance, the doctors, on the other hand, have a different life trajectory. Many studies, conducted in recent years, show that doctors are handling a lot of stress.

Doctors Day: Work stress more now than earlier, state doctorsWhen a student opts for the field of medicine, s/he is not opting for the career option that is like any other which their non-medico peers may choose. A medical student has to study for more number of years, settle down late and has to handle an ample amount of workload. When their non-medico friends […]