Prof Abid Hossain Mollah sir is one of the living legends in the field of Pediatrics. Every doctor in Bangladesh has gone through his book named by Step on to Pediatrics. This is the core book of Pediatrics in Bangladesh. Recently sir has announced the publication of 4th Edition of this book. The 4th Edition is now available in the market. The 3rd edition was published in last year. Who is Prof Abid Hossain Mollah? Professor Dr. Abid Hossain Mollah Continue Reading…..
What does SMA mean? Spinal Muscular Atrophy also is known as SMA is a medical term. It is a kind of neuromuscular disease. There are other types of neuromuscular disorder. SMA is a disorder of motor neuron of brainstem or anterior horn cells of the spinal cord. Weakness and increased fatiguability are important features of the neuromuscular disease. Limb weakness first appears in the legs before arms. There is also marked delay in motor development. It’s also known as the Continue Reading…..
As a student of Pediatrics, I have seen many rare cases. Diagnosis of these rare cases of pediatrics needs the special procedure and diagnostic centers. The ordinary diagnostic center doesn’t perform all investigations. Like Metabolic diseases of the children diagnosed by the metabolic panel. Inborn Error of Metabolism known as IEM panel investigations done by very few diagnostic center in Dhaka, Bangladesh. They just collect the sample in a very strict manual and send the sample to foreign countries like India for Continue Reading…..
Neonatology deals with the new born babies of age less than 1-month-old. It’s a branch of Pediatrics. Neonatology is a highly paid profession. And it requires extreme dedication and hard work. Sometimes your hand will save the life of a baby. And not only that it will bring a smile to babies parents. Who can pay for that smile! My life target was to be a Neonatologist. I have not lost hope yet. If God permits one day, I may become. Continue Reading…..
As a Doctor of Children’s, I have recently seen some measles affected babies. Measles is a highly contagious disease. Bangladesh is an overpopulated country. Especially in a slum area and in low socioeconomic condition peoples are living in the congested environment. Also, measles has links with immunity. Measles can easily attack in a reduced immunity condition. Children’s living in these areas have low immunity and undernourished. As a result infectious diseases are more common among them. Bangladesh has adopted EPI program. Continue Reading…..
Chikungunya fever is a new terror in Dhaka city. It’s spreading very fast in our capital. Yesterday I attended a scientific seminar on Clinical Management of Chikungunya. It was arranged by Bangladesh Society of Medicine and Department of Medicine of Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Bangladesh Society od Medicine have provided a guideline. This guideline elaborates the facts about chikungunya. Directorate General of Health Services under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has published a National Guideline on Clinical Management of Continue Reading…..
Directorate General Of Health Services under Ministry Of Health And Family Welfare Bangladesh has published the National Guidelines for the Management of TB in Children recently. 1st edition was published in 2012 and now the 2nd edition has been published in 2016. A lot of changes has been made in this new TB guideline. It is published by World Health Organisation (WHO). WHO has the policy to review guidelines every 3-5 years. Hence, NTP, Bangladesh has decided to publish the second edition of Continue Reading…..