Progress in Medicine 2020

Editor-in-Chief: Amal Kumar Banerjee

Key Features

  • The latest edition of “Progress in Medicine” is a testimony of the high quality of scientific update contributed by the faculty of national and international repute.
  • These articles not only provide up-to-date information but also serve the physicians about the evolving medical trends and help in applying this knowledge into their everyday clinical practice.
  • This book is comprised of 132 chapters, with 21 different sections and 1 miscellaneous section, selected from the CME 2020 program, to enlighten our members, PGTs, PDTs, and practicing physicians of our country and abroad.
  • The book serves as a ready reckoner for different possible approaches to a clinical case management.
  • A valuable resource for physicians and postgraduates in everyday clinical practice.

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1: Corpus Callosum Anatomy and Dysfunction
Chapter 2: Anatomy of Heart Valves and Genesis of Heart Sounds
Chapter 3: Pupillary and Accommodation Reflex: Clinicoanatomical Correlation and Different Aspects
Chapter 4: Bladder Physiology and Types of Bladder Dysfunction
Chapter 5: Blood-Brain Barrier and Its Clinical Significance
Chapter 6: Circadian Rhythm: How It Affects Homeostasis
Chapter 7: Understanding of "Jugular Venous Pulse" and Different Ways of Measurement
Chapter 8: Pathophysiology of Fever: Some Facts for the Clinician
Chapter 9: Physiology of Renal Tubular Transport and Disease
Chapter 10: Pulse and Pulse Wave Velocity: Normal and Abnormal
Chapter 11: Host Defense: Basic Physiology
Chapter 12: Hypersensitivity and Disease
Chapter 13: Stages of Drug Development
Chapter 14: Use of MALDI-TOF MS in Diagnosis of Fungal Diseases
Chapter 15: Clinical Medicine: Is It Going into Oblivion?
Chapter 16: History Taking in Gastroenterology
Chapter 17: History Taking in Neurology
Chapter 18: History Taking in Respiratory System
Chapter 19: Art of History Taking in Clinical Medicine
Chapter 20: High-grade Fever
Chapter 21: Pitfalls in Measurement of Blood Pressure
Chapter 22: Face-face of Internal Diseases
Chapter 23: Fever with Jaundice: An Approach
Chapter 24: Ptosis
Chapter 25: Approach to a Patient with Purpura
Chapter 26: Cognitive Dysfunction in Different Levels of Education
Chapter 27: Nutritional Assessment
Chapter 28: Current Perspective in Immuno-Oncology
Chapter 29: Management of Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders
Chapter 30: Tumor Lysis Syndrome
Chapter 31: Tumor Markers in Clinical Practice
Chapter 32: Telomere and Aging
Chapter 33: Biology of Aging
Chapter 34: Antiaging Medicine: An Overview
Chapter 35: Professionalism and Communication in Geriatric Practice
Chapter 36: ABC of Blood Components Therapy
Chapter 37: An Approach to Thrombocytopenia
Chapter 38: Individualized Transfusion Thresholds
Chapter 39: Emerging Infections in India
Chapter 40: Assessment of an Adult with Recurrent Infections
Chapter 41: Immature Platelet Fraction in the Management of Dengue
Chapter 42: National Guidelines in Diagnosis and Management of Dengue
Chapter 43: Acute Typhus Fever-Serology or Molecular Technique-Diagnostic Dilemma
Chapter 44: Newer Diagnostics for Intestinal Parasites
Chapter 45: Antibiotics of Enteric Fever: Have We Run Out Option
Chapter 46: Making Antibiotic Guidelines for a Tertiary Care Hospital
Chapter 47: Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Febrile Neutropenic Patients
Chapter 48: Utility and Comparison of Different Methods in Diagnosis of Viral Infection
Chapter 49: Cryptococcus Infection in HIV: Experience from Manipur
Chapter 50: Detection of Mutation of Isoniazid in Management of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Its Clinical Significance
Chapter 51: Diagnosis and Treatment of Tuberculosis: What's New
Chapter 52: Management of Tuberculosis in Renal Failure/Hepatic Disease
Chapter 53: Drug-resistant Tuberculosis: Current Guidelines
Chapter 54: Latent Tuberculosis: When and How to Treat?
Chapter 55: Newer Drugs in Tuberculosis
Chapter 56: Management of Adverse Reactions to Antitubercular Drugs
Chapter 57: Salt Sensitivity and Hypertension
Chapter 58: Takayasu Disease: Indian Scenario
Chapter 59: Acute Coronary Syndrome in Patient of Thrombocytopenia: How To Manage?
Chapter 60: Biomarkers in Acute Coronary Syndrome
Chapter 61: Pharmacoinvasive Therapy for ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients in India: Dark Side of the Moon
Chapter 62: Infections Involving Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices: A Devastating Illness to be Diagnosed Early
Chapter 63: Bicuspid Aortic Valve: A New Look
Chapter 64: Role of Revascularization in the management of Chronic Stable Angina
Chapter 65: Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction: What's New
Chapter 66: Management of Resistant Hypertension
Chapter 67: Evaluation and Management of Chronic Stable Angina: An Internist Should Know
Chapter 68: Acute Myocardial Infarction in a Patient with Chronic Kidney Disease: How to Manage
Chapter 69: Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
Chapter 70: Chorea and Parkinsonism: Anatomical and Physiological Basis of Different Manifestations
Chapter 71: Craniovertebral Anomaly: How to Approach?
Chapter 72: Hemorrhagic Cerebrovascular Accident with Deep Vein Thrombosis: How to Manage?
Chapter 73: Central Nervous System Complications in Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Chapter 74: Movement Disorders: Approach
Chapter 75: Functional Neuroimaging: Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) in Neurological Disorders
Chapter 76: Neurological Disorders in Pregnancy
Chapter 77: Proximal Muscle Weakness
Chapter 78: Anandaloke Mangalaloke: Vision of Euthymic Euglycemia
Chapter 79: Diabetes Detection from Exhaled Breath by a Novel Device
Chapter 80: Pitfalls in the Interpretation of HbA1c in the Management of Diabetes
Chapter 81: Environmental Pollution and Diabetes
Chapter 82: Diabetes and Depression: Challenges and Opportunities
Chapter 83: Diabetic Foot Management
Chapter 84: Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitors versus Sodium-glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibitors: Which Drug to Prescribe After Metformin?
Chapter 85: Adrenal Mass: Approach
Chapter 86: Approach to Solitary Thyroid Nodule
Chapter 87: Evaluation of Short Stature
Chapter 88: Graves' Disease: Approach and Complications
Chapter 89: Hypernatremia: Approach
Chapter 90: Hypothalamic Hormones in Health and Diseases
Chapter 91: Thyroid Disorders in Pregnancy
Chapter 92: Nutrition and the Use of Antibiotics in Pancreatitis
Chapter 93: Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Chapter 94: Assessment of Severity of Acute Pancreatitis
Chapter 95: Endoscopic Ultrasound: A Concise Update
Chapter 96: Gut Microbiota in Critical Illness
Chapter 97: Approach to Dyspnea: In Silent Chest
Chapter 98: Chronic Cough: Approach
Chapter 99: Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Chapter 100: Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests
Chapter 101: Role of Eosinophils in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Do they Predict Drug Response?
Chapter 102: Use of Noninvasive Ventilation: Current Status
Chapter 103: Approach to a Case of Interstitial Lung Disease
Chapter 104: Acute Kidney Injury Biomarkers in Clinical Practice
Chapter 105: Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease
Chapter 106: Preparation for Renal Replacement Therapy
Chapter 107: Renal Transplantation: What an Internist should Know?
Chapter 108: Kidney in Elderly Physiology, Pathology and Challenges in Management
Chapter 109: Changes in Critical Care Practice in the Last Decade
Chapter 110: Communication in the ICU
Chapter 111: Principles of Terminal Care/Palliative Care
Chapter 112: Principles of Intravenous Fluid Therapy in ICU
Chapter 113: Role of Magnesium Correction in ICU
Chapter 114: Thrombocytopenia in Intensive Care Unit
Chapter 115: Steroid in Septic Shock: Recent Studies
Chapter 116: Antinuclear Antibodies beyond Rheumatology
Chapter 117: Approach to Gout
Chapter 118: B-cell Targeted Therapy in Rheumatology
Chapter 119: Can We Really Stop Progression of Ankylosing Spondylitis?
Chapter 120: Interstitial Lung Disease with Rheumatoid Arthritis on Methotrexate: How to Manage?
Chapter 121: Oral JAK Inhibitors: The New Weapon in the Armamentarium
Chapter 122: Large Vessel Vasculitis
Chapter 123: Pharmacological Modification of DMARD in a Patient with RA and Pregnancy
Chapter 124: Recent Updates in Rheumatology
Chapter 125: Psoriatic Arthritis: Advance in Management
Chapter 126: Sjögren's Syndrome: Key Takeaways for the Internist
Chapter 127: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Twelve Key Messages
Chapter 128: Data Collection Methods in Medical Research
Chapter 129: Diagnosis of Death
Chapter 130: Heat Stroke
Chapter 131: The First Impression of a Patient Entering the Clinic
Chapter 132: Basic Technology for Practicing Physician