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Myth and reality of “theory-driven individualised practice” in Ayurveda: Mapping…
Gender awareness among the undergraduate medical students: A cross sectional…
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Surfactants and the importance of informed consent: Nurturing culturally competent care in healthcare settings

Background: Culturally competent healthcare improves patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes. Many drugs, dressings and implants have human or animal-derived content which may conflict with patients’ religious beliefs, and may even have medicolegal implications....

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Myth and reality of “theory-driven individualised practice” in Ayurveda: Mapping physicians’ approaches using case-based scenarios

Background: The curricula of Ayurveda programmes emphasise various theoretical constructs such as Tridosha (three factors determining the state of health), Agnibala (digestive strength), Samprapti (patho-physiology), among others. It is often argued that practition...

“Our curriculum ourselves”: A participative approach to curriculum development on ethics and professionalism for community health workers

Based on a felt need for training of community health workers on ethics and professionalism, we embarked on an attempt to develop a curriculum for the short course. We conducted interviews among community health workers and community members in Tamil Nadu and compi...

Gender awareness among the undergraduate medical students: A cross sectional study from Hyderabad, India

Background: Physician trainees need to have robust gender awareness for better professional relationships and patient outcomes. A cross-sectional study was conducted among undergraduate (UG) medical students (MBBS) of a medical college in Hyderabad, India, in Novem...

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