Category: Second Opinion

I Say Chaps

Mandatory CT-Chest Pre-Hospitalisation. Are Mumbai Hospitals Flouting Norms?

Mrs. Niranjana, a seventy-nine-year-old lady, was lying on the stretcher, outside a private hospital in Mumbai, waiting for admission. She was a case of urinary tract infection and does not exhibit any signs and symptoms suggestive of a chest infection. The hospital wouldn’t admit her until the relatives allow the patient to undergo a CT-Chest…
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July 6, 2020 0

The Corona Expose

I know this is a crisis time probably the worst mankind has witnessed over past several decades and even centuries but this will pass as many of our other nefarious pasts. I sincerely hope it does but at what cost I can’t foretell, nobody can but, that’s not what I am going to talk today.…
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March 23, 2020 0

The Manifesto I want For My India

Is the idea of a democracy is just to vote and choose a group of people and empower them with constitutional rights to loot us. If you dismiss this statement as irrational, illogical and a product of negative mindset well, take a brief pause and think again with a microscope of pragmatic analysis. I am…
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April 5, 2019 0

AAP… A Lost Opportunity

It was perhaps November 2012, I was sitting in my Nursing Home there was a cesarean section about to start and we all were waiting for the anaesthetist of our team to arrive. For some reasons, which were evident when he arrived, an otherwise very punctual man, a very serious and non-political person dedicated to…
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April 3, 2019 0

Four Gravest Mistakes Of My India

I am no political analyst but I am compelled to write this because my nationalist self will not allow me a quieter repose otherwise. With so much talk going around in current arena about nationalism and anti-nationalism about an impactful retaliation and considering the long term repercussions of such retaliation. Well, these are political decisions…
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February 23, 2019 5

KPS…Opening Minds

Having deprived of overnight sleep due to a sick patient in the neonatal unit and having to skip my morning OPD, I concede, I wasn’t in the best of my mood for any tangible discussion. But as I always say, life is a set of choices, out of the N number of choices that every…
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July 19, 2018 0

Padmavati….Pride or Prejudice

What is a man without an identity and what is a nation without the sense of pride in its identity? Whether Rani Padmavati had a real historical existence or she was a work of fiction cannot change one basic fact that she was a symbol of pride. We have all grown up reading stories of…
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January 19, 2018 1

A small voice……Rise or perish

To my mind, thanks to media bashing and public outcry severely against doctors, this is the best time for the fraternity. The disorganised, asynchronous and highly self-centred fraternity was never so fluid to allow itself to be glued together in a strong cohesive unit. Thanks mainly to the rising incidence of uncalled for violence  against…
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December 1, 2017 0

Negative India

June 21, 2017 2

Can I afford my patient ?

It feels so condescending even to, cater to a thought such as this but the fact of the matter is that the thought lies well within the realm of reality and the sooner the medicos understand this the better it would be for them. Gone are the days when a doctor’s aspirations were, to treat the…
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June 5, 2017 0