Hospital Librarians' Perceptions Related to Evidence-Based Health Care (Brief Communications) (Report)

Hospital Librarians’ Perceptions Related to Evidence-Based Health Care (Brief Communications) (Report)

INTRODUCTION According to the 2006 needs assessment conducted by the Hospital Libraries Section (HLS) of the Medical Library Association (MLA), 30.4% of the members responding to the assessment considered evidence-based medicine (EBM) the most important issue they would face in their workplace over the next three years [1]. The responsibilities and support systems of hospital […]

Atherosclerosis, (Vascular Thickening) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Treatment And Related Conditions

Atherosclerosis, (Vascular Thickening) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Treatment And Related Conditions

Atherosclerosis is a degenerative disease due to the thickening of arterial wall.Atherosclerosis is a disease in which plaque builds up inside the arteries.Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood to the heart and other parts of the body.Plaque is made up of fat, cholesterol, calcium and other substances found in the blood.Over time plaque […]

The Children's Amendment Act and the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act: Duty to Report Child Abuse and Sexual Offences Against Children and Mentally Disabled Persons (Medicine and the Law) (Report)

The Children’s Amendment Act and the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act: Duty to Report Child Abuse and Sexual Offences Against Children and Mentally Disabled Persons (Medicine and the Law) (Report)

The Children’s Amendment Act (1) and the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act (2) (Sexual Offences Act) impose duties on medical practitioners and others to report child abuse and sexual offences against children and mentally disabled persons that go beyond those in the Child Care Act (3) and the Prevention of Family […]

Pkdl--a Drug Related Phenomenon? (Commentary) (Post-Kala-Azar Dermal Leishmaniasis ) (Clinical Report)

Pkdl–a Drug Related Phenomenon? (Commentary) (Post-Kala-Azar Dermal Leishmaniasis ) (Clinical Report)

Post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis (PKDL) is a cutaneous manifestation of visceral leishmaniasis (VL), characterized by skin lesions, nodules or papules, frequently on the face. It often appears 2-7 years after the apparently successful treatment of VL by antimonial drugs. It has long been considered a curious phenomenon, difficult to treat and difficult to explain. Recent studies […]

Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Related Activities of Certain Botanicals Frequently Used in Ayurveda and Other Indigenous Systems of Medication (Global Dispensary)

Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Related Activities of Certain Botanicals Frequently Used in Ayurveda and Other Indigenous Systems of Medication (Global Dispensary)

Abstract: Crude extracts (in 50% v/v, ethanol) of Wax negundo L. (Verbenaceae), Argemone maxicana L. (Papaveraceae), Cuminum cyminum L. (Apiaceae), Moringa oleifera Lamk (Moringaceae), Solanum virginianum L. (Solanaceae), Datura metal L. (Solanaceae) and Zingiber officinale Rosc. (Zingiberaceae) were screened for antioxidant and anti-inflammatory related activities. The antioxidant potentials were determined by performing reducing ability assay, […]