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—In many cultures in India, womanhood is defined through motherhood and infertile women usually carry the blame for the couple inability to conceive. A childless woman is stigmatized and sometimes not allowed to participate in various auspicious ceremonies, particularly those involving childbirth. The present study was undertaken in S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan to find out the factors contributing to infertility and the health seeking behavior of infertile women. A hospital based...
Topics: Infertility, Infertile Women
— Female genital tuberculosis is one of the major etiological factors of female infertility. Diagnosis of genital tuberculosis is very important in such cases. So this comparative observational type of study was carried out on infertile women to compare the diagnostic effectively of ultrasonograpgy (USG), genital tuberculosis, Tuberculin test, Nucleic acid amplification test (PCR), histopathology and hysteroscopy & laparoscopy (DHL) assuming culture as gold standard. It was observed that...
Topics: Infertility, diagnostic efficacy, genital tuberculosis, Tuberculin test, Nucleic acid amplification...
—Fetal weight in conjuction with gestational age is an important indicator of pregnancy outcome. So this study was conducted to find out the better method among using Johnson's formula or using Hadlock's formula to estimate fetal weight antenatally at or near term. This prospective study conducted on 100 pregnant women selected by simple random sampling with single term pregnancy with no fetal anomalies, delivered within one week of ultrasonography as well as measuring the symphysiofundal...
Topics: Fetal Weight, Johnson's Formula, Hadlock's Formula
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— Hygiene practices are very important, poor hygiene results into various communicable diseases. These hygiene practices can have cultivated in Childhood. School children are particularly vulnerable to neglect the basic personal hygiene. So this study was conducted on 1385 school children to assess the status of knowledge and practices of their hygiene with the source of their knowledge. This study was conducted on 1385 students of 6 selected schools of Jaipur city. It was observed that it...
Topics: Hygiene, Knowledge, Practices, School Children.
—Chronic patients of spinal cord injury has been detected severe reduction of bone density. Patients with SCI show mostly osteopenia or osteoporosis of the hip and spine. Vitamin D deficiency may contribute to development of osteoporosis in SCI. So a study was conducted on 100 chronic SCI patients to find out status of correlation of Vitamine D and bone mineral density (BMD). Blood samples were collected and investigated routine biochemistry with serum 25(OH)D. DXA scan of hip and spine was...
Topics: 25(OH)D: 25 Hydroxy Vitamin D, DXA: Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry, BMD: Bone Mineral Density.
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—VACTERL / VATER association is defined by the presence of at least three of the following congenital malformations: vertebral defects, anal atresia, cardiac defects, trachea-esophageal fistula, renal anomalies and limb abnormalities. It is diagnosed clinically by the above features with presence of core component features like trachea-esophageal fistula or ano-rectal malformations. Etiology is largely unknown. Management centers on surgical correction of the specific congenital malformations...
Topics: VACTERL Association, Congenital Malformations
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— Pregnancy is highly precious for every couple but presence of risk factors that cause prematurity, post maturity and various other conditions that complicate the pregnancy have adverse effects. Gross examination of the placenta may provide useful information about the etiology of newborn and maternal complications. Hence it is important to study relationships between placental abnormalities, gestational age and occurrence of adverse outcome. So, this study aims to compare the macroscopic...
Topics: Placenta, Macroscopic anatomy of Placenta, Pregnancy Outcomes
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—Stress is the side effect of development. Nowadays school going children also had stress and it's after effects. So this research was carried out in order to evaluate indicators of stress level (stress test), attention (Toulouse-Pièron test), immediate memory (word list test) and working memory (reverse order digit test), to a group of 40 students of the school whose age was between 15 and 17 year. Survey done on first of April in the International Baccalaureate level of the Latacunga city,...
Topics: Stress, Attention, Memory, Concentration
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— Commonalities between the engineering rigor and the medical approach were explored to solve problems and present generic platforms to fuse the engineering rigor into the current medical approach to resolve the concerns of medical machine designers. The design methodology stresses the ability to fragment medical problems and their procedures into a series or a combination of minor or even microscopic problems (and their procedures) which are resolved by enforcing one or more actions by...
Topics: Medical Machines, Evolution of Medical Processor Units, Intelligent Medical Processor
—EEC syndrome is a very rare syndrome having ectrodactyly, ectodermal dysplasia and cleft lip/ palate as cardinal signs with other variable associated features. Very few cases being reported. It is mostly inherited in an autosomal dominant manner. Such cases need coordinated multidisciplinary approach for treatment. A case of incomplete EEC syndrome having ectrodactyly and cleft palate with absence of the signs of ectodermal dysplasia with no systemic anomalies was reported. Other features...
Topics: Syndrome, Ectrodactyly, Ectodermal dysplasia, Syndactyly, Entropion
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— Pterygium is a common disorder in many parts of the world including India. So this study is designed to find out the bio-socio-demographic profile of Pteryzium cases which can help in understanding its distribution. This study observed that mean age of individuals with Pteryzium was 37.23±1.71 years. Maximum number of cases belongs to ≥26-50 years of age (83%). Pterygium was found slightly more in females was 55.71% as compared to males (44.29%). Most of the cases were housewife (52.86%)...
Topics: Pterygium, Bio-socio-demographic factors, Astigmatism Scheimpflug imaging
—Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is a problem which may occur during pregnancy. For treatment of GDM either the Metformin or Insulin is used. So this prospective randomized multicenter trial in women with GDM was conducted to compare the treatment outcomes of metformin and insulin. This study was conducted at Rajkiya Mahila Chikitsalaya, in Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer. This study was done on 110 women who were diagnosed GDM by DIPSI...
Topics: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM), pregnancy outcomes.
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—Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a prominent health problem and micro-albunemia is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in these CVDs in developing countries. This case control study was designed to find out burden of micro-albuminuria in non-diabetic non-hypertensive CVD patients and its associating factors. In this study, 50 Non Diabetic Non Hypertensive CVD Patients were submitted to a complete clinical and laboratory evaluation. Patients with known micro-albuminuria, UTI and...
Topics: Cardiovascular disease (CVD), Triglycerides, Micro-albuminuria
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May 15, 2018 Surgical Site Infections (SSI), Laparotomies
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— The microbiological content of Lettuce (a vegetable), commonly vended in the Benin metropolis of Edo state were evaluated. Five vending locations were chosen for the study. Whole and soft rot samples were purchased and analysed for microbiological composition. Results showed high counts in soft rot samples in lettuce. Nutrient agar plated lettuce samples had bacterial counts in the range of 2.0x 103 to 4.7x10 7. Pseudomonas species was the dominant species found in lettuce samples. Bacillus...
Topics: Surgical Site Infections (SSI), Laparotomies
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—Pollution of water resources is a global problem. Unfortunately, groundwater is more sensitive to contamination by industrial waste, agriculture, household waste and wastewater that lead to physicochemical (pesticides, heavy metals, nitrates) and biological (viruses, bacteria, parasites) pollution. Bacterial contaminations of water are responsible for the emergence of many serious epidemic diseases (Cholera, Typhoid, Tuberculosis etc). The purpose of this study is to find out the impact of...
Topics: Pollution of water, Bacterial contamination, Maâmora Tablecloth, Morocco
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—Pain following Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) is very common. So this study was conducted to find out prevalence, associated factors and pattern of Neuropathic Pain (NP) among SCI patients, for which 494 consecutive eligible patients of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) admitted in the Department were evaluated for NP. It was observed that 13.76% of SCI patients complained of neuropathic pain. In 21 to 30 years age group 23.13% and 61.76% cases of neuropathic pain had dorso-lumbar injury. 48.30% cases of...
Topics: Spinal cord injury, Neuropathic pain
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— Rabies is an endemic zoonotic disease in India. Dog is the main reservoir of rabies in India and other developing countries? An estimated 20565 deaths are reported in India due to rabies annually. It is a universally fatal disease but preventable by timely post-exposure prophylaxis. The current study was undertaken to assess the knowledge, attitude and practices towards animal bites and rabies in an urban community catered to Urban Health Centre, Santa Cruz, North Goa. 150 adult family...
Topics: Knowledge, Attitude and Practices, Rabies, Dog bites
— Pregnancy in non-communicating rudimentary horn is very rare and life threatening. It is often not diagnosed unless it terminates by rupture in the second trimester. Prerupture diagnosis of rudimentary horn pregnancy with USG is technically difficult, with sensitivity of 30%. Here a case of unruptured ectopic pregnancy in non-communicating rudimentary horn of unicornuate uterus at 15 weeks of gestation is presented. This patient presented in emergency department as a case of intrauterine...
Topics: Ectopic Pregnancy, Rudimentary Horn, Unicornuate Uterus Foetal Death
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— This paper provides general information on the language of children with Trisomy 21, on their development and on the methods of educational-therapeutic intervention. I defined the means of applying of Total Communication in the development of communication and of the language in 21-trisomic children. Mental retardation in 21-trisomic children impairs learning ability in many fields, with a negative impact on children's communication ability; these communication possibilities should be...
Topics: Communication, Trisomy 21, Language.
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Elderly population is increasing due to demographic shift in favor of geriatric population. This age group is susceptible for many health problems. So this cross-sectional study was carried out from September 2009 to August 2010 on 1620 elderly residing in Municipal corporation area of Jaipur city with the aim to study episodes of acute illness and its associating factors. Study population consist of 1620 elderly with M:F ratio 0.95. Mean age of elderly was 66.08 years with slight female...
Topics: Elderly, Geriatric, Acute Illness, Age & Sex association.
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— Man is the intermediate host in the life cycle of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium. Its larval form Cysticercus cellulosae is the causative agent of cysticercosis. Both intraocular and extra ocular cysticercosis are observed in tropical countries like India. A case of extra ocular cysticercosis is reported here. An eight year old female patient who was brought to emergency department with pain and swelling around peri-orbital region, diminution of vision along with ptosis in left eye. CT...
Topics: Taeniasis, Extra ocular Cysticercosis, Medial Rectus, Peri-Orbital Region.
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—Reproductive health development depends on the menstrual hygiene in adolescence. Half of all mental health disorders in adulthood start during adolescence. Drug, alcohol and tobacco use is major concern in this group. The present study was conducted to study the reproductive health, mental health and various addictions in urban adolescents. This cross sectional study was conducted among 506 adolescents from standard 9 th and 10 th in a high school in Margao city of South Goa district in year...
Topics: Reproductive Health, Menstrual Hygiene, Mental Health, Addictions, Urban Adolescent.
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Nov 11, 2017 AD Publications
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—Melasma is a very common skin disorders which has no fix treatment schedule and is very difficult to treat. This present study was planned to compare the effect of traditional treatment alone and in combination with Root Heal Therapy on Melasma cases. A Quincy experiment was conducted on 60 patients of Melasma, who were taking treatment from a same physician working in Charak Bhawan, a hospital attached to SMS Medical College, Jaipur (Rajasthan). Out of these 67 melasma cases were completed...
Topics: Melasma, MASI scores, Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI), Root Heal Therapy (RHT).
— In the last few decades, indoor air problems have increased in Swedish housing, office and school buildings. The problems that are mentioned are mucosal and respiratory symptoms, asthma, skin symptoms, fatigue and headache. In the environmental health report compiled by the responsible authorities, it is shown that the scope of the problem has been constant since the early 1990s. This is done despite the fact that extensive efforts have been made and extensive resources have been used in...
Topics: Air quality, Hygiene and Health, Indoor Environment, Particle Amount, Particle Measurements,...
— Treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma is done by advanced radiotherapy techniques like VMAT (Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy) where dose to critical organs around tumour is of concern. Present study aimed to describe radiation dose to critical organs in nasopharyngeal cancer patients using VMAT technique. Study was conducted on 10 carcinoma nasopharynx patients treated by VMAT technique at a super-specialty cancer institute in Rajasthan. The structures were contoured using RTOG (Radiation...
Topics: Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC), Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group.
— Menstruation had many tremendous psychological response in adolescent. And there are many myths prevalent regarding menstruation. So this study was conducted with the aim to study menstrual pattern in adolescent school going girls and association of menstrual blood flow with their BMI, diet, sports activities and gadgets. This study is a descriptive type of cross-sectional study in which adolescent girls who attained menarche were included. Present study was carried out on in government...
Topics: Menstrual Pattern, Menstrual Blood Loss, Adolescence, BMI, Sports Activities.
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—India constitutes about one fourth of the Global TB burden. Cutaneous TB is less common clinical form of tuberculosis accounting for 1-2 % of the total extra-pulmonary cases. Objective of this study was to describe the clinical and epidemiological pattern of Cutaneous TB presenting in the Skin Outpatient Department (OPD). Patients presenting with clinically suspected skin lesions of Cutaneous TB from January 2015 to August 2016 were included in the study. Dermatological and systemic...
Topics: Cutaneous TB, Lupus vulgaris, Mantoux test, Clinico-epidemiology.
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— Ectopic pregnancy is an important cause of maternal morbidity & mortality in the first trimester. Treatment of ectopic pregnancy was limited to surgery. In spite of advancement of diagnosis & management it is still a very serious threat to maternal safety, so this case-series type of study was conducted on 58 ectopic pregnancies to study the clinico-epidemiology and outcome of medically managed ectopic pregnancy at a tertiary level hospital. Out of total 20,354 pregnancies, 443...
Topics: Ectopic Pregnancy, Methotrexate, Clinico-epidemiology.
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— Superior orbital fissure syndrome (SOFS) is a rare disease. So when a case of this came at Aravind Eye Institute, a detailed case report was prepared to publish. A 56 years old male patient, a known case of prostatic malignancy with skeletal metastasis presented with ptosis, exotropia, diminished pupillary reflex and limitations in extraocular movements of left eye. MRI brain revealed diffuse skull base and leptomeningeal metastasis. Whole body CT scan showed metastasis in ribs, scapula and...
Topics: Ptosis, Prostate, Metastasis.
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— Man is the intermediate host in the life cycle of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium. Its larval form Cysticercus cellulosae is the causative agent of cysticercosis. Both intraocular and extra ocular cysticercosis is observed in tropical countries like India. A case of extra ocular cysticercosis is reported here. An eight year old female patient who was brought to emergency department with pain and swelling around peri-orbital region, diminution of vision along with ptosis in left eye. CT scan...
Topics: Taeniasis, Extra ocular Cysticercosis, Medial Rectus, Peri-Orbital Region.
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India is second largest country to have people with Diabetes Mellitus (DM) in world. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) has bad pregnancy outcomes so this present case control study was conducted on 50 pregnant women (ANCs) with GDM and 50 normal ANCs to assess the bio-socio-demographic risk factors of Gestational Diabetes . I t was found that GDM was significantly associated with age, religion, residence and BMI of woman. GDM was found significantly more with increasing age and increasing...
Topics: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, Risk factors, Impaired Glucose Tolerance, Bio-socio-demographic...
— Agave sisalana (Agavaceae), commonly known as sisal plant has an anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anthelmintic, bactericidal and insecticidal activities. Its toxic effects on female reproduction are unknown. This comparative interventional study aimed to assess the ovarian and uterine tissues and fetal parameters of rats treated with the extract of sisal waste (100 mg kg-1 body weight), obtained from decortications of the A. sisalana. The control received distilled water. The treatments were...
Topics: Sisal, Gonadotoxicity, Reproduction Fetotoxicity.
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—Fungal organisms are ubiquitous. A common location for these organisms to enter the human body is through the external acoustic canal, oral cavity, and pharynx and sino-nasal cavity. A study was conducted with clinical and mycological analysis of various fungal infections in ENT. Patients suspected for having fungal infections attending at Department of ENT were interrogated and analysed. Swabs collected from these cases were sent for direct microscopy by KOH mounts for fungal examination...
Topics: Fungal infection, Otomycosis, Aspergillus, Candida.
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— Profunda femoris artery and its branches are extensively used in different diagnostic and therapeutic interventions. Knowledge about the anatomical variations is important to prevent iatrogenic complications. During routine dissection for teaching medical graduates, a variant vascular pattern of lateral circumflex femoral arteries was observed in an adult cadaver. The Lateral Circumflex Femoral Artery was found to be arising directly from the Femoral Artery on its posterior aspect, 7.0 cm...
Topics: Profunda Femoris Artery, Lateral Circumflex Femoral Artery, Femoral Artery.
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Osteogenesis Imperfecta is a genetic connective tissue disorder. It has clinically heterogeneous   four   types. Type 2   is   the   most   severe   and    perinatally   lethal   form   having   small   thorax, curved   limbs   and   blue/gray   sclerae. It is further subclassified into 3 types.   A baby with sign and symptoms with macrocephaly, retrognathia,   low set ears, widely placed eyes with white sclerae, complete cleft palate, narrow chest, curved and shortened...
Topics: Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type 2, White Sclerae, Genetic disorder, Perinatally lethal condition.
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— Paraquat, chemically 1, 1' dimethyl-4-4'-bipyridinium, is a green colored herbicide. It is one of the most lethal herbicide and is hazardous in very small quantities. More than 93% of deaths by paraquat are suicidal in nature. Poisoning by paraquat is commoner in developing countries because of agriculture based economy. The presentation of paraquat poisoning varies from case to case and depends on the amount consumed. As the compound is highly lethal, an early suspicion & management is...
Topics: Paraquat, AKI, Pneumomediastinum, Pneumonitis.
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—In the Indian sub-continent, first isolation of the chikungunya virus was done in Kolkata during 1963. During 2006 reports of large scale outbreaks in several parts of India have confirmed the re-emergence of this virus in the country. Since the incidence of this disease is increasing. So a retrospective analysis of laboratory confirmed chikungunya patients admitted to pediatric ward was done to study biochemical profile of chikungunya fever in children. Total 51 children were laboratory...
Topics: Chikungunya in Children, Viral Fever, Vesiculobullous Lesions.
Abstract— Chikunguniya can be associated with encephalitis which is a rare complication of chikunguniya. Such a rare case was attended at National University Hospital (Hondura) in August 2015, which was studied in detail. A 64 years, Honduran patient was admitted during the convalescent period of an acute febrile illness with arthralgias one month prior.   Two weeks later, he developed a severe inability to form new memories disorientation to date and time; forgetting family member´s names...
Topics: Temporal Lobe, Encephalitis, Chikungunya.
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Abstract— 3D ultrasound (3-dimensional sonography) when combined with sonosalpingography, it provides detailed information regarding internal and external contours of the uterus, without the need for radiation contrast material or surgical intervention. This study was done because of the need of such diagnostic modality that is highly accurate as well as least invasive. A descriptive study was conducted on 50 infertile females to assess the diagnostic value of 3-dimensional SHG in reference...
Topics: Infertility, 3-dimensional SHG (SHG), Diagnostic Hystero-Laproscopy (DHL), Diagnostic Values.
Abstract— Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) is seen mostly in advanced human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.   In some individuals, especially those with very low CD4 +  counts, worsening of PML or new-onset PML can be observed after the initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). A case of IRIS associated PML is reported here which is much more rare as compared to PML in HIV patients unrelated to HAART. This is thought to be secondary to immune...
Topics: PML, HIV, HAART, IRIS
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Abstract—Hydatid cyst disease is a zoonotic disease caused by the larval stage of Echinococcus granulosus and Echinococcus Multilocularis. In human beings, apart from involving the liver and lungs commonly, it also affects other organs like brain, kidney and spleen. Rupture of Hydatid cyst into abdominal cavity causes disseminated abdominal hydatidosis which is a rare complication. Here this rare case was presenting as a 48 years old female patient of disseminated intra-abdominal hydatidosis....
Topics: Zoonotic, Disseminated, Abdominal, Hydatid Cyst
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Abstract— Subclinical Hypothyroidism is a much more common disorder with a world-wide occurrence as compared to overt Hypothyroidism. Overt Hypothyroidism is associated with abnormalities of lipid metabolism, but the significance of dyslipidemia in subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) remains controversial. Aims: To compare the lipid profile between subclinical hypothyroid patients & healthy controls (age & sex matched) so as to determine any association between lipid profile &...
Topics: Subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH), TSH, Lipid Profile.
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Abstract — Abnormalities that characterizes lipoprotein metabolism in non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) patients, fasting concentration of triglyceride rich lipoprotein especially very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) are higher and those of HDL, commonly measured as HDL-c, are lower than among people without diabetes, which leads to increased triglyceride HDL -c ratio and insulin resistance. This type of diabetic dyslipidemia is a major cause of oxidative stress which promote and...
Topics: Diabetic dyslipidaemia, Insulin Resistance, Oxidative Stress Malanodialdehyde, Myocardial...
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Feb 7, 2017 AD Publications
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Abstract — Anemia in pregnancy is commonly considered as risk factor for poor pregnancy outcome and can threaten the maternal and fetal life also. So this present cases control study was carried at R. K. Joshi District Hospital Dausa (Rajasthan) India, with the aim to find out the effect of anemia in Antenatal period on pregnancy outcomes. For this study, 50 Antenatal Cases (ANCs) with anemia were selected as study group among ANCs attending for delivery in district hospital Dausa. For...
Topics: Antenatal Cases (ANCs), Anemia in pregnancy, Pregnancy outcomes IUGR, LBW babies
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Abstract — Season seems to have its role in wound infection which is the second commonest nosocomial infection and most troublesome disorder of wound healing. This study was carried out on 100 post-operative cases of Surgical Unit 1 st of General Surgery Department of Sawai Man Singh Hospital, Jaipur (Rajasthan) India in years 2014. This study aimed to find out the seasonal trend in Post-operative wound infections (PSI). After interview of these, swab from post-operative wound was taken and...
Topics: Post-operative wound Infection, Seasonal Variation, Micro-organism.
Abstract — The frequent occurrence of epidemics even after the launching of the Integrated Diseases Surveillance Programme (IDSP) was an indication toward inadequacy of the control system. These epidemics/outbreaks may be identified if disease status analysis is done properly. The aim of the this study was to find out status of some of major diseases included in the IDSP in a tertiary level hospital of western Rajasthan. It was a record-based analysis carried out in hospitals attached to SMS...
Topics: Communicable Diseases, Survillance, IDSP, PCR, PDR, CFR
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Oct 8, 2016 International Multispecialty Journal of Health (IMJH)
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Abstract— Bronchial Asthma is a public health problem in childhood. A llergic Rhinitis (AR) is a very common co-morbidity with Bronchial Asthma. So this study was conducted on 250 Primary School Children to find prevalence of Bronchial asthma and Allergic Rhinitis and their association. It was observed from this study that 17.2% of children were having Bronchial asthma and 20.4% were found to have allergic Rhinitis. Co morbidity of Bronchial Asthma with Allergic Rhinitis was observed in 11.6...
Topics: Bronchial Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis, School Children
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Oct 8, 2016 International Multispecialty Journal of Health (IMJH)
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Abstract— Dental diseases are health problem of developing countries mainly because of the fact that in developing countries these diseases are given less importance. People also not much bothered about children's personal hygiene and dental diseases until it leads to toothache and disability. And at this time it may lead to complication and expensive treatment. So a community based study was conducted in rural area of Jaipur district to find out the association between dental diseases and...
Topics: Dental Carries, Personal Hygiene, Dental Fluorosis, Malocclusion, Periodontitis
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Abstract— In India, communicable diseases account for nearly half of its disease burden. Nursing staff plays a major role in the health care delivery system; therefore their role in prevention of infectious diseases by taking care of universal precautions is very important. So this study was conducted aimed to know the status of universal precaution practices of nursing personnel of a tertiary care hospital of Rajasthan. 100 nursing professionals were interrogated and supervised for practice...
Topics: Nursing Personnel. Universal Precautions, Practice
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Oct 8, 2016 International Multispecialty Journal of Health (IMJH)
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Abstract— Diabetes is a disease which is on continuous increase specialy in country like India. It involve is a multisystem so intend to affect quality of life of patients. So this study was conducted on 250 Diabetes Mellitus patients to observe their quality of life on various domains viz Physical, Mental, Social and environmental through WHOQOL-Bref questionnaire. It was found that 54.4% were unable to level their quality of life, they say neither good nor bad. But 23.2% were feeling bad...
Topics: Diabetes Mellitus, Quality of Life, WHOQOL-Bref.
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Oct 8, 2016 International Multispecialty Journal of Health (IMJH)
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Abstract— Myiasis is a rare disease by developing larvae (Maggots) of a variety of fly species within the arthropod order Diptera. Recognition and Management of Myiasis are demanding. Herein we present a 7-months-old Saudi girl presented with multiple skin lesions over her body, clinical diagnosis of skin abscess was made initially. Incision revealed multiple maggots coming from the incision wounds, the larva was extracted and the clean dressing was done. Patient showing complete recovered...
Topics: Cutaneous Myiasis, Dermatobiahominis.
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Oct 8, 2016 International Multispecialty Journal of Health (IMJH)
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Abstract — Occupational exposure to formaldehyde (FA) has been related to adverse outcomes. However, a short period of exposure has never been assessed in terms of evaluating DNA. This study conducted on 39 medical students exposed to FA in a university laboratory of human anatomy and aimed to analyze the relationship between FA exposure and DNA damage. The buccal micronucleus cytome assay (BMCyt) was used to evaluate the students at four time points: before FA exposure, after four months of...
Topics: Buccal MNi, DNA Damage, Formaldehyde Exposure, Genome Instability, Medical Students
Abstract — Cataract is the main cause of blinding and Diabetes Mallitus (DM) is the one of major cause of early cataract. Patents of DM has poor So this study is aimed to assess the corneal endothelial cell count in patients of DM (Type 2)after phecoemulsification and intra-ocular lens implantation. This study was conducted on 66 patients of cataract, out of which 33 patients with and 33 without DM (Type 2). Both groups underwent pre operative investigation and ophthalmological assessment and...
Topics: Diabetes Mellitus Type 2, Glycemic Control, Corneal Endothelial Cells, Phacoemulsification, Cell...
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Jul 1, 2016 International Multispecialty Journal of Health (IMJH)
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Abstract — Hutchinson–Gilford Progeria Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by premature aging involving the skin, bones, heart, and blood vessels. We report a five year old female child with clinical manifestations characteristic of this syndrome. This child had a senile look with large cranium, frontal bossing, sparse light brown hair and dilated visible veins over the scalp. Other features were prominent eyes, beaked nose, micrognathia, sclerodermatous changes in both feet...
Topics: Hutchinson, Gilford Progeria Syndrome, Hypothyroidism.
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Jul 1, 2016 International Multispecialty Journal of Health (IMJH)
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Abstract — Spiritual health is not given its due importance since long time. But nowadays modern medicine is seen in relation to spiritual health. and studies were conducted to find out its effect in various diseases. So this study was conducted on medical students of SMS Medical College, Jaipur (Rajasthan) India. aimed to assess the spiritual health and its association with psycho wellness. A cross-sectional study was conducted on 1 st MBBS students present on the day of survey were given...
Topics: Spiritual health, Psycho-wellness, Spiritual Health Assessment Scale (SHAS), Modified Mini Screen...
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Abstract — By providing proper architecture as per the need and behaviour of the individuals a person may be satisfied with surrounding that may affect spiritual health of individual and in turn the overall health. So this study was conducted on two type of housing society with the aim to find out relationship between type of architecture, interpersonal relationship and spiritual health of their residents. Methodology: A comparative observational was conducted on two type of housing society...
Topics: Architecture, Interpersonal Relationship, Spiritual Health
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Abstract — Child nutrition is an important factor for their physical and neuro- psychological development and overall health not only in childhood but also in adulthood . The World Health Organization recommends that mothers should be informed about the advantages and the enormous benefits of breastfeeding. It is part of the professional responsibility of nurses to promote good health care habits among women in fertile age and raise the overall health awareness of parents. The aim of the...
Topics: Infant Nutrition, Health Awareness Promotion, Student Knowledge, Nurse, Education
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Abstract — Sexual health (SH) and sexual behavior of young people have become a growing public concern. But few studies have been conducted to investigate the prevalence and psychosocial correlates of this phenomenon. Purpose: To understand college students’ sexual knowledge (SK) , sexual attitudes (SA), sexual desire (SD) and sexual behavior (SB). Methods : A self-reported questionnaire survey on SK , SA, SD, and SB was conducted among 520 university students. Their demographic data, SK ,...
Topics: University students, Sexual behavior, Sexual knowledge, Sexual attitude
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There is a scarcity of available studies in India on parental stress and depression among parents of children with intellectual disability. Present hospital based cross sectional analytical type of observational study was carried with the specific aims to assess and compare daily parenting stress and depressive symptoms among parents of children with various degree of intellectual disability . Total 90 randomly selected subjects ({both parents of mentally retarded (MR) children and normal...
Topics: Mental retardation, depressive symptoms, daily parenting stress, medical journal, International...
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Osteomyelitis is a rare complication of Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine particularly in Immunocompetent children. Recognition and Management of BCG osteomyelitis is challenging. Herein a 7-months-old Saudi girl admitted with right foot swelling, clinical diagnosis of cold abscess was made. MRI imaging revealed osteomyelitis of 1st right tarsal bone, open biopsy tissue culture and PCR were positive for mycobacterium bovis. BCG osteomyelitis is devastating complication of BCG vaccination...
Topics: BCG vaccine, Osteomyelitis, Immunocompetent, medical journal, International Journal, Journal,...
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In Italy the hydatid disease is more prevalent and new cases are highlighted more frequently in Sicily, Sardinia, (Italy). Aim of this study is to put the indication in search of iaditea nature in both spleen swelling and muscle tendon. Material and Method Patients observed during the period 2007-2009 at the Surgical Clinic III and Digestive Surgery, Policlinico G Rodolico were explored for Hydatid cyste at various sites. Diagnosis of cysts ecchinococcus occurred primarily for various four...
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Mycosis fungoides is the commonest cutaneous T cell lymphoma. It may be difficult to distinguish it from other dermatoses. Non responsive ulcerated plaques may be a presenting feature of mycosis fungoides. A definitive diagnosis can be made only on careful correlation of the clinical with the histopathological, immunophenotypical and molecular features. A case of mycosis fungoides who presented with de novo ulceration in plaque stage of mycosis fungoides was observed and presented which is a...
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In the case of neurological disorders, patient autonomy is a fundamental principle which must be taken into consideration. In the case of this pathology, fluctuating mental deterioration is encountered most frequently in the case of mild forms of dementia. In the case of severe forms of dementia, the patient loses any autonomy and requires permanent medical care, as well as a permanent legal representative. Aim of this study was to know autonomy of the patients with certain neurological...
Topics: Autonomy, Neurological Disorders, Competency, medical journal, International Journal, Journal,...
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There is a dearth of research work and scarcity of availability of data on psychiatric morbidity among railway employees in India. Present hospital based observational descriptive study was carried out at medical OPD of Central Hospital of Northern Western Railway, Jaipur with the specific aims to study occupational attributes of common psychiatric disorders . Total 450 randomly selected individuals were screened for psychiatric morbidities by using Mini-international neuropsychiatric...
Topics: Common Psychiatric Disorders, Occupational Risk Factors, Shifts Duties, Medical Comorbidity,...
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Colorectal cancer is leading cancer-related public health problem. This study was conducted to determine the effect of High-Dose-Rate intraluminal brachytherapy (HDR-BT) with or without interstitial brachytherapy during neoadjuvant chemoradiation for locally advanced rectal cancer. This randomized contrial was conducted on 28 patients attended with locally advanced rectal cancer (T3, T4 or N+) treated initially with concurrent capecitabine (800 mg/m2 twice daily for 5 days per week) and pelvic...
Topics: HDR, Brachytherapy, Neoadjuvant, Chemoradiation, Rectal cancer, medical journal, International...
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Submental intubation is a method for airway without trachiotomy. This study was conducted with the aim to   evaluate the frequency, indications, and outcomes of airway management by submental intubation in maxillofacial trauma patients and comparison with tracheostomy regarding its advantages and disadvantages.40 patients with maxillofacial injuries were selected for submental intubation who required tracheostomy/ retromolar intubation in a 2 year period (2013–2015).   Submental intubation...
Topics: Submental Intubation, Tracheostomy, Maxillofacial Trauma Cases, Midfacial and Panfacial Traumatic...
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Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a chronic and progressive condition with a hereditary predisposition which is further induced by unhealthy lifestyle. It is a silent killer with cardiovascular complications being most common cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with T2DM. Objective:   To find out association of socio demographic and clinical parameters of diabetes type 2 with hypertension and dyslipidemia among Diabetes Mellitus type 2 cases aged 18 to 70 years.   Methodology: A cross...
Topics: Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, Body mass Index, medical journal, International...
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Lack of sufficient physical activity is the second most important contributor to preventable deaths trailing only to tobacco use. So an interventional study was conducted on University students to study effect of sports   with   Blood Pressure & HRV. Comparison was made between Non exercise control group (n=31) and exercise group (n=31). Exercise group had an intervention of atleast 60 minutes of various sports of moderate to vigorous intensity daily for one year.   Various variables of...
Topics: Blood Pressure, Heart Rate Variability, Exercise, Sports, medical journal, International Journal,...
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This case report describes how CAD CAM technology can be used in a complex dental prosthetic treatment. The patient was a 62 years-old man with loss of the vertical dimension resulting in chronic pain in his temporo-mandibular articulations. All the fixed prosthetic elements were created using CAD/CAM technology using the Lyra™3shape™Trios® system and vitro-ceramic blocs (IPS E.max CAD, IvoclarVivadent®) and (IPS Empress LT CAD, Ivoclar Vivadent®). The diagnostic set-up and wax-up...
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Joint replacement operations which are applied to reduce the pain and increase the movement capacity are among the surgical procedures that are used mostly nowadays. Even though a dramatic recovery is seen in the life of the patient after total knee prosthesis, possible prosthesis infection increases cost and causes high morbidity. This study was conducted with the aim to determine rates of surgical site infection after performing primer total knee prothesis operation in our c linic....
Topics: Joint replacement, Surgical site Infection, Arthroplasty, medical journal, International Journal,...
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Purpose : To evaluate the morphological changes of the Meibomian glands in patients with evaporative “dry eye” compared to normal subjects by in vivo laser scanning confocal microscopy (LSCM). To correlate these changes to the clinical observations and tear functions. Methods : The study was based on trans-tarsal images of 30 normal and 30 diseased lids (patients with subjective complaints and objective symptoms of evaporative   “dry eye”). Each participant was examined by in vivo LSCM...
Topics: Dry Eye, in vivo Laser Confocal Microscopy, Meibomian glands, medical journal, International...
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Cervical ripening is an essential factor for initiation of normal labour for vaginal delivery.   Prior to onset of spontaneous labour the cervix undergoes a gradual process of ripening. But in certain cases it does not occur spontaneously at term and sometimes induction of labour is required. Then cervical ripening means high bishop score in essential for successful induction of labour. This comparative study was conducted at Bikaner to compare induction of labour by vaginal prostaglandin E1...
Topics: Cervical Ripening, Induction of Labour, Intracervical Dinoprostone Gel, Intravaginal...
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Alcohol is a psychoactive substance that their consumption can cause some damage to the body, mainly in the central nervous system, also it is possible observed changes in the social behavior of the individual when ingested in large amounts. In addition, a placebo effect is based on the total of similar beneficial effects to health regarding physiological - psychological active substance. With regard to this issue, have been conducted to observe the behavior of volunteers where it is used a...
Topics: Alcohol, Anxiety, Neurocognition, Placebo, medical journal, International Journal, Journal,...
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Healthcare resources need to maintain pace with the increasing population and expectations. So this record based trend analysis was done from records of year 2005 to 2009 of a tirtiary care hospital of Rajasthan India. It was revealed from this study that OPD cases, IPD cases, total operations including major and minor operations, LSCS and total deliveries conducted were on increase trend with the time but sterilizations and MTPs were on decreased trend with the time. Maximum change was...
Topics: Healthcare resources, trend analysis, gynecological hospital
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Amputation is one of the major causes of permanent disability. In addition, amputation can often be associated with anxiety, isolation and depression which may change the social and free time activities of the person with lower limb amputation. So this present study was conducted to know profile of lower limb amputees this study was conducted on 500 lower limb amputees in attendees of PMR Department of SMS Medical College, Jaipur (Rajasthan) India. In this present study mean age of amputees was...
Topics: Amputation, lower limb amputees, Physical Medical Rehabilitation (PMR), medical journal,...
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Adolescents are biologically prone to have more mood swings because of the hormonal changes associated with adolescence. Adolescent health problems are usually the result of their behavioural disorders. This study was aimed to know psychiatric morbidity and its bio-socio-demographic associates in adolescent aged children. This community based cross-sectional study was carried out on 400 students as per Modified Mini Screen (MMS) scale to assess the psycho-wellbeing of students schools of Jaipur...
Topics: Adolescence. Psycho-wellness, Associating Factors, medical journal, International Journal, Journal,...
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About 67,000 women in India die every year due to pregnancy related complications. So this present study was carried out on 300 mothers of field practice area of   RHTC Naila, to find out status of ANC visit and its associates. In this community based cross sectional study 300 mothers were selected who had delivered within one year. It was found in this present study 86.33% of mothers had 3 or more than 3 ANC visits and only 13.67% mothers who had ANC visit for once or twice.   And 94%...
Topics: Mothers, Antenatal (ANC) Visits, Associating Factors, medical journal, International Journal,...
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Peeling skin syndrome (PSS) is a rare recessively inherited ichthyosiform genodermatoses characterized clinically by asymptomatic, localized or generalized, continuous exfoliation of the superficial layer of the skin. A 12-year-old male child was presented with history of asymptomatic peeling of skin from his neck, trunk, and proximal extremities, since the age of 6 years. Histologically, stratum corneum was separated from the underlying stratum granulosum. Clinical and histopathological...
Topics: Peeling skin syndrome (PSS), stratum corneum, Biophysical profile, medical journal, International...
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Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome (KTW) is a rare, sporadic syndrome characterized by a triad of port-wine stain, varicose veins with or without venous malformations, and bony and soft tissue hypertrophy. It usually affects only one extremity, organ involvement is uncommon. A case of 17-year-old boy with this syndrome having solid viscous organ involvement was observed at surgery Outdoor. This case is rare so it was reported. Splenic lymphangiomatosis is also observed in this KTW syndrome case as...
Topics: Arterio-Venous Malformations, Limb Hypertrophy, Port-Wine Stain, Splenic Lymphangiomatosis, medical...
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If job satisfaction is there in employees, work done by these employees is usually of better quality in comparison where the employees are not satisfied with their jobe. So this study t o assess job satisfaction and influence of demographic variables on job satisfaction, this study was carried out on   105 doctors of teaching hospitals. Questionnaire method of data collection was adopted. Job satisfaction was measured by six domains: Organizational functioning, Interpersonal relationship,...
Topics: Job satisfaction, Doctors, Patient care, medical journal, International Journal, Journal, Research...
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Cigarette smoking is one of the major causes of cancer and cardiovascular diseases leading to millions of premature deaths each year all over the world. Scientists have identified about 4,000 different substances in tobacco all of which have certain degree of toxic effects. At least 43 of them known carcinogens. Objective: The aim of this study is to assess the extent of adverse effect of cigarette and shisha on haematological parameters in male population of Khartoum State – Sudan. Subject...
Topics: Cigarette, Shisha, Smoking, Haematology, medical journal, International Journal, Journal, Research...
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Obesity is the major global nutrition concern. Modernisation and urbanisation    have led to changes in dietary and lifestyle factors which are contributing to the increased prevalence of overweight and obesity. Objective: To find out various life style risk factors for obesity among school children of affluent families aged 10-18 years in Jaipur city. Methods: A cross-sectional study in ten randomly selected schools of Jaipur city with tuition fee > 18000 ₹/year was conducted from July...
Topics: Obesity/overweight, Affluent families, Adolescents, Life- style factors, medical journal,...
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Human papilloma virus (HPV) is the main reason for cervical carcinoma. The viral E7 oncogene induces increasing expression of the cyclin dependent kinase inhibitor p16 INK4a in dysplastic cells. This can be used to identify dysplastic cells in histological slides. The aim of this study was to determine the presence of p16INK4a expression and to evaluate the diagnostic value of p16 immunohistochemical (IHC) investigation in different types of lesions in the uterine cervix. The study was...
Topics: Cervical dysplasia, Cervical cancer, HPV, p16INK4a, medical journal, International Journal,...
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Aim of the research is to determine the specific character of the social-behavioral functioning of patients with oncological diseases by focusing and analyzing the results of patients with carcinoma of the cervix. Methods: A sociological survey among 150 patients with malignant neoplasms has been done, in which the principles of confidentiality and informed consent were strictly followed. In accordance with the topic, the results of 41 women with carcinoma of the cervix have been commented....
Topics: Oncological Diseases, Social Activities, medical journal, International Journal, Journal, Research...
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The verbal behaviour of persons with special educational needs features delayed speech evolution compared to normally developed persons. In the speech therapy process for children with SEN, it is necessary to delimit strictly the objectives proposed, the responsibilities for each factor involved, and the corresponding priorities. The paper focuses on the importance and necessity of speech therapy activities, conducted for students with special educational needs. Speech therapy activities are...
Topics: Disability, Special Educational Needs, Speech Therapy, Speech Communication, medical journal,...
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Dermatitis artefacta is a self-inflicted dermatologic injury with underlying primary psychiatric condition. Precipitating factors ranges from simple anxiety to interpersonal conflicts and several personality disorders including obsessive compulsive disorder, depression and psychotic disturbances. The diagnosis of this entity is often missed. Herein, we are reporting a case of dermatitis artefacta with description of its various manifestations.
Topics: Psychodermatology, Dermatitis Artefacta, Factitious Disorders, Liaison Psychiatry, medical journal,...
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Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is one of the major global public health problems with nearly 2 billion   people   infected worldwide. So this present study was planned to have information about socio-demographic characteristics of study subjects, level of knowledge about Hepatitis B and vaccination among adults. A cross-sectional, community-based study about hepatitis B knowledge and vaccination status among ethnic 1300 Kashmiri   population aged 18 years and above was conducted. The...
Topics: Knowledge, Hepatitis B, Vaccination, medical journal, International Journal, Journal, Research...
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Government of India launched the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) on 12th April 2005, to provide accessible, accountable, affordable, effective and reliable primary health care, especially to the poor and vulnerable sections of the population.   And ASHAs are a ‘bridge’ or an interface between the community and health service outlets. NHM set some standard for ASHAs. So this study was conducted to assess the socio demographic profile in Rajasthan. This cross-sectional study was...
Topics: ASHA, Socio-demographic profile, medical journal, International Journal, Journal, Research Journal
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Geriatric population is increasing as life expectancy is increasing. This population is susceptible for many health problems which have a significant impact on their quality of life.   So this cross-sectional study was carried out from September 2009 to August 2010 on 1620 elderly residing in Municipal corporation area of Jaipur city with the aim to study the heart diseases and its associated factors in geriatric population. Mean age of elderly was 66.08 years with slight female predominance...
Topics: Heart Diseases, Hypertension, Elderly, Geriatric, Metropolitan City, medical journal, International...
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Traumatic cataract is the commonest complication causing diminution of the vision following any type of ocular injury. It causes serious visual disability in working population So this study was aimed to analyse the post traumatic cataract cases and to observed its surgical outcomes. This study was conducted on 47 post traumatic cataract cases attended at Opthalmology department of SMS Medical college, Jaipur. Present study observed that males predominate over females in traumatic cataract with...
Topics: Traumatic cataract, Open globe injuries, Closed globe injuries, Surgical Outcomes, PCIOL...
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Adolescents are the future resources for any country to progress and prosper. According to Census 2001, in India, adolescent constitute one-fifth of the total population. Adolescent AGs are one of the important segments of the population for they are the future mother whose nutritional status affects that of the newborn baby. Anemia being a major public health problem among adolescent girls, a study was conducted with the objective to determine the socio-demographic correlates of anemia among...
Topics: Adolescent girls, Anemia, Socio-demographic Variables, medical journal, International Journal,...
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At a time of heightened expansion of health care facilities, proper disposal of health care waste is of paramount importance, not only for the health care providers but for the society as a whole. Healthcare industry is a source of life threatening waste and toxins. Unregulated handling of healthcare waste has a serious impact on human health and safety. Bio medical waste management in India has undergone a paradigm shift with strict implementation of Biomedical Waste Management Rules and its...
Topics: Biomedical Waste, Management, Health care auxiliaries, medical journal, International Journal,...
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To strengthen the surveillance system in India, Integrated Disease Surveillance Program (IDSP) was launched in 2004. The frequent occurrence of epidemics even after the launching of the IDSP was an indication toward inadequacy of the system. The aim of the this study was to find out the IDSP disease pattern and load on a tertiary hospital. It was cross-sectional study carried out in hospitals attached to SMS medical College, Jaipur (Rajasthan) India. Weekly report of IDSP in 'P' Form was...
Topics: Integrated Diseases Survillance Programme (IDSP), Communicable Diseases, Survillance, medical...
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Geriatric population is increasing as life expectancy is increasing. This population is susceptible for many health problems which have a significant impact on their quality of life.   So this cross-sectional study was carried out from September 2009 to August 2010 on 1620 elderly residing in Municipal corporation area of Jaipur city with the aim to study the health status of geriatric population and their inclination towards Indigenous medicine system. Study population consist of 1620 elderly...
Topics: Health Status, Elderly, Geriatric, Metropolitan City, Urban Area
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Epidemiological study of Rivers State University of Science and Technology Port Harcourt, Nigeria was carried out to identify the morbidity pattern in the University community in order to establish the current health status and trends. This study utilized secondary morbidity data sourced from Health Services Department. Data on staff mortality were obtained from the Personnel/Establishment Division. Methods employed for data collection were health records survey and data collection sheets....
Topics: Morbidity, Mortality, Communicable Diseases, Epidemiology, medical journal, International Journal,...
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Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease is also becoming public health impotance nowadays. So this study was aimed to determine the association of Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease with metabolic syndrome and Cardio-Vascular disease along with assessment of degree of severity of NAFLD with respect to number of components of metabolic syndrome. This study includes a total of 222 subjects were enrolled as per the inclusion/exclusion criteria, out of which 110 cases who had NAFLD with hepatic steatosis...
Topics: CVD: Cardio Vascular Disease, MS: Metabolic Syndrome, NAFLD: Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease,...
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Lymphadenopathy is one of the commonest presentation in inflammatory and neoplastic cases. Pathological diagnosis of enlarged lymph nodes is crucial in further management of patients. Fine Needle Aspiration cytology (FNAC) is quick and cost effective OPD procedure for establishing etiology of enlarged lymph nodes. This study was aimed t o observed the pattern of lymphadenopathy as per FNAC and its diagnostic accuracy assuming histopathology as gold standard. This study was conducted on two...
Topics: Fine Needle Aspiration cytology (FNAC), Lymphadenopathy, Metastatic tumours, Lymphadenitis,...
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) poses a great risk to burn patients with potential to cause significant morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to find out the prevalence of MRSA and its susceptibility, in burn wound infection/colonization in a Tertiary Care Hospital in North India. A retrospective study was conducted among patients admitted in burn ward of our hospital, between January to December 2012. All the patients irrespective of age, sex, duration of hospital stay,...
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Spiritual or compassionate care involves serving the whole person i.e. physical, emotional, social, spiritual etc dimensions of health. Spirituality has now been identified globally as an important aspect for providing answers to many questions related to health and happiness. The World Health Organization is also looking beyond physical, mental and social dimensions of the health i.e. the spiritual health and its impact on the overall health and happiness of an individual. Spiritual commitment...
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Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common physical disability of childhood. Children with CP frequently grow slowly and are more prone to fractures. So t his study was aimed to explore   relationship of bone mineral density (BMD) with cerebral palsy by case-control study. This study was conducted at Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur . Hip bone and spine bone was used to assess BMD. Bone mineral density was measured by DEXA in both groups...
Topics: Cerebral Palsy, Bone Mineral Density, DEXA, medical journal, International Journal, Journal,...