How Philosophy Helps the Physician

Philosophy teaches us the most important lessons of life, lessons on Ethics and Morality, our role in the Universe, the purpose of our existence and so many more.  The ultimate search has always been the one that seeks to know within – ‘Gnothi Seuaton’ says ancient Greek wisdom from many centuries ago – Know Thyself. So how does philosophical teachings…

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How the Pandemic is changing the Patient-Doctor consultation process

“Doctor if I See You Again I Won’t Even Recognize You!” The Doctor-Patient consultation is a sacred covenant, full of meaningful interactions where the patient unburdens herself to the physician who listens, watches, and interacts with the patient. It is one of the most intimate interpersonal communications-  akin to a confessional in a way. The current Pandemic has changed the…

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Covid-19 in a Person With Co-Morbidities

We have been reading about the fact that the virus causes a more serious infection in persons with co-morbidities.  What are co-morbidities? “Morbidity” simply put is a disease. (“Mortality” is death). So a patient who has Covid-19 with ‘Co-morbidities’ is simply a person who has the Coronavirus infection along with pre-existing disease or diseases. Why is this important? We have…

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Vaccines for Coronavirus: A Quick Update

A large majority of the human world is in some stage of lock-down or social restrictions or the other. The world as we knew it a few months ago has ceased to exist. We are scared of stepping outside our homes, children and the elderly are confined indoors, those who step out follow many restrictive guidelines including maintaining a physical…

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Disinfecting Surfaces During COVID-19

Covid-19 is an acute respiratory disease that transmits through respiratory droplets, direct contact with cases, and also through infected surfaces. One of the safety precautions against Coronavirus is regularly disinfecting surfaces.  In today’s video article, I have discussed the following main points: 1) How to clean and disinfect surfaces 2) What are the best disinfection chemicals 3) How to make…

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