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 About the Society

All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) conceived as an apex Ayurveda institute under the Ministry of AYUSH with a vision to be an outstanding center of excellence for Ayurveda Education, Research and Healthcare. It is a perfect blend of Ancient wisdom and Modern technology, attracting global attention and expected to boost medical tourism in India showcasing strengths of Ayurveda.

The Institute aims at bringing a synergy between Traditional Wisdom of Ayurveda and Modern tools and technology. It is offering Post Graduate and Doctoral courses in various disciplines of Ayurveda and focusing on fundamental research of Ayurveda, drug development, standardization, quality control, safety evaluation and scientific validation of Ayurvedic medicine. Institute has a 200 bedded referral hospital for facilitating clinical research. This tertiary care hospital is equipped with state of the art diagnostic tools and techniques which is used in clinical care, teaching, training and research. This institute also have an international collaborative centre for global promotion and research in Ayurveda. (details can be accessed at https://aiia.gov.in/)

Vision

To be an Outstanding Center of Excellence for Ayurveda Tertiary Health Care and set highest standards of Education, Research and Patient Care through Ayurveda for the benefit of humanity.

Mission

To be a role model by setting up benchmarks for Postgraduate and Post-Doctoral Education in Ayurveda, bringing Ayurveda Health care of highest standards within the reach of every individual at National and International Level and to undertake interdisciplinary research focused on validation of Ancient Wisdom of Ayurveda using modern tools and technology.

  About the Journal

Journal of Ayurveda Case Reports (AyuCaRe) is a Quarterly Journal of All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA). The institute is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India, New Delhi. AyuCaRe is a multidisciplinary and peer-reviewed journal publishing Case Reports from clinical specialties and provides opportunities for students, researchers and faculty of Ayurveda and allied medical sciences to be a part of it. This initiative is expected to play a pivotal role in researches, further generating evidence base for claims and principles of Ayurveda and allied sciences in a systemic way.

Ayurveda practice is challenging. Many physicians come across with certain clinical situations that have not mentioned in textbooks and presented in an unusual way. On the other hand, physicians may also have success stories for certain conditions, where no satisfactory answers are available in contemporary field. Dissemination of such success practices is a way of sharing knowledge that will help in shaping the health care system, what we see today.

Case Reports help practitioners to share their experiences with peers, researchers, students and other interested. Ayurveda needs more and more evidence based success stories. Journal of Ayurveda Case Reports is focusing on this aspect and attempting to create a unique platform for all stakeholders of Ayurveda to share their experiences.

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Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Netherlands ISSN center , ProQuest, TdNet, Wanfang Data

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  Scope of the journal

AyuCaRe Journal focuses on the following areas.
Diseases and diagnosis:

  • Case reporting on exclusive Ayurvedic diagnosis.
  • Unknown / Known etiology of a disease in Ayurvedic parlance.
  • Understanding a disease on Ayurvedic principles.
  • Presentation of Rare disease / Features / Arishta (Bad Prognostic Signs) as mentioned in Ayurvedic literature.
  • Differential diagnosis of an Ayurvedic disease.
  • Cases reporting - Nidanarthakara Roga and Vyadhisankara (Unusual Association of Diseases).
  • Fault in Ayurvedic diagnosis of a disease.
  • Any other cases that supplement the existing knowledge of Ayurveda and principles of diagnosis.

Treatment:
  • Cases where Ayurvedic medicines / therapies / procedures provides demonstrable relief.
  • Cases giving new insight in Ayurvedic management of chronic or rare diseases.
  • Cases providing significant clinical outcomes.
  • Case reports demonstrating practical application of any of the Ayurvedic treatment principles.
  • Cases worthy of discussion particularly around aspects of differential diagnosis, decision making, management, clinical guidelines and pathology.
  • Cases exploring myth and truth regarding extent of Ayurvedic treatment utility in management of rare and auto-immune diseases.
  • Unusual or unexpected effect of a therapy / treatment including adverse drug reactions.
  • Cases depicting common errors of management (related to fixing doses / timing of drug / choosing vehicle etc.) with their possible outcome with remedy.
  • Referral cases from other system of medicine to Ayurveda.
  • Failure of Ayurvedic therapy / management.
  • Management of emergency care only by Ayurvedic modality.
  • Innovative protocol for management of disease conditions following classical Ayurvedic guidelines.
Complications and accidents:
  • Diagnostic / therapeutic accidents (eg. during Panchakarma therapy)
  • Patient complaints / malpractices etc.
Adverse outcome of therapy:
  • Drug reactions during pharmaceutical processing or during ingestion of Ayurvedic drugs
  • Adverse events of Ayurvedic drug or therapy
  • Adverse Drug Reactions / Side Effects of an Ayurvedic drug reported by a physician of any AYUSH system of medicines.
Miscellaneous / others:
  • Educational purpose (only if useful for systematic review or synthesis) Clinical situation that cannot be reproduced for ethical reasons

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