First of all I thank Lord Krishna for teaching me the concept of Gyan Yoga (importance of always Learning) & Karam Yoga (to do one’s duty with utmost sincerity – Work is Worship!!!).
I am thankful to Lord Ganpati whose eternal blessings, divine presence and masterly guidance helps all of us to fulfill our Goals.
I will always remain obliged & grateful to my teacher Dr. G.D Gupta, Former Prof. & HOD, Department of Medicine MAMC, New Delhi for his everlasting blessings.
I am thankful to my Mother & (Late) Father for their constant undemanding love, dedication, sacrifice, inspiring guidance, affectionate encouragement and never-ending enthusiasm; without which this book would not have seen the light of the day.
I thank Dr. Saif Thameem (Our Medicine faculty), Dr. Vishnu (Senior Resident Department of medicine, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi) Dr. Vikas Malhotra (Prof. ENT, MAMC, New Delhi, I am also very proud to write that Dr. Vikas was my first student!!!) for their valuable and critical suggestions, constant inspiration and encouragement, instinctive corrective measures, tireless efforts, unstinted cooperation and sentimental support throughout, which have made this marathon task a smooth journey.
I thank my following colleagues for diligent and ingenious editing effort and proof reading.
• Dr. Karamveer Sabharwal, (M.S Surgery), M.P Shah Medical College, Jaam Nagar, Gujarat
• Dr. Pawan Kharwar, RIMS Saifai, Etawa U.P.
• Dr. Rajat Bajaj, (MD Medicine) MAMC New Delhi
• Dr. Imran (M.S Surgery) R.G Kar Medical college, Kolkata
• Dr. Karan (M.S ENT) PGI Chandigarh
• Dr. Vinit (MD, Medicine) Safdarjung Hospital, Ne Delhi
• Dr. Sandeep (M.S Surgery), GMC, Miraj
• Dr. Bhuvanjee Jha (TNMC, Mumbai)
• Dr. Rajeev Verma (TNMC Mumbai)
• Dr. Deepika, AMU
• Dr. Anubha Mittal, Rohtak Medical College
I thank to Mr. Sanjay Singh for giving useful inputs to make this book look much better.
I am thankful to all my coordinators of all the centres in India for their kind co-operation.
I am thankful to my wife Mrs. Anu, My son Nachiketa and daughter Urvashi for giving me constant moral support and inspiration for writing this book
I am also thankful to my office staff Madam Sonia & Mr. Shiv for their co-operation throughout the process.
I am thankful to Mr. Sunil Gupta (Gupta Offset Printers) for printing this book.
Lastly I would like to thank all my Faculty members & students.
Dr. Mukesh Bhatia
1st March 2011, New Delhi