A Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial Comparing Efficacy, Safety and Cost Effectiveness of Lornoxicam with Diclofenac Sodium in Patients of Osteoarthritis Knee (Original Work) (Report)

A Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial Comparing Efficacy, Safety and Cost Effectiveness of Lornoxicam with Diclofenac Sodium in Patients of Osteoarthritis Knee (Original Work) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Osteoarthritis is a chronic degenerative condition affecting joints including articular cartilage and subchondral bone. Symptoms may include joint pain, tenderness, stiffness and locking of affected joint and sometimes joint cavity effusion. In majority, large joints of human body are affected more than smaller joints (1). Among these larger joints, knee joint is most commonly […]

Perceptions of Medical Students Undergoing Cadaveric Training: A Sociocognitive Perspective (Original Work) (Report)

Perceptions of Medical Students Undergoing Cadaveric Training: A Sociocognitive Perspective (Original Work) (Report)

ABSTRACT: The emotional and sociocognitive aspects of human dissection are important aspects of professionalism in medical training and so should be critically evaluated in the present day changing society. Medical students of Ebonyi State University, Nigeria completed 390 questionnaires. The questionnaires included questions seeking demographic information; open-ended questions on their first experience of dissection and […]

A Study of Eosinophil Count in Nasal and Blood Smear in Allergic Respiratory Diseases in a Rural Setup (Original Work) (Report)

A Study of Eosinophil Count in Nasal and Blood Smear in Allergic Respiratory Diseases in a Rural Setup (Original Work) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) and asthma are two very common allergic diseases of the respiratory tract (1). The two have much in common as to age at onset, seasonal manifestations, and causation. Hay fever involves the mucosa, or lining of the upper respiratory tract only, whereas asthma is confined to the bronchial tubes of […]

Nutritional Status in Rural Adolescent Girls Residing at Hills of Garhwal in India (2009) (Original Work) (Report)

Nutritional Status in Rural Adolescent Girls Residing at Hills of Garhwal in India (2009) (Original Work) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Nutrition is a major component of human health and is a determinant of the quality of life, as inadequacy of it leads to health hazards and even mortality especially during the period of increased demand. Adolescence (10-19 years)–a period of transition between childhood and adulthood is a potential group in view of rapid growth […]

Refresher Training on Maternal and Child Health for Urban Community Health Volunteers: Assessing Knowledge and Skills (Original Work)

Refresher Training on Maternal and Child Health for Urban Community Health Volunteers: Assessing Knowledge and Skills (Original Work)

ABSTRACT: Refresher training is given to the health volunteers/workers for updating and upgrading the knowledge & skills to deliver comprehensive and integrated services and to increase female involvement in the healthcare delivery system and also to develop selfhelp mechanisms at the community & family level. This study was carried out to understand the effect of […]

Resistance Patterns of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Isolated from HIV and Non-Hiv Patients with Lower Respiratory Tract Infections (Original Work) (Report)

Resistance Patterns of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Isolated from HIV and Non-Hiv Patients with Lower Respiratory Tract Infections (Original Work) (Report)

INTRODUCTION A natural consequence of infectious agent is the antimicrobial resistance which occurs by adaptation of antimicrobials due to exposure in medicine used in farms and households (1-4).The effectiveness of the existing antimicrobials have declined which become difficult and expensive to treat the infection. (5-6). Pseudomonas aeruginosa have emerged as an opportunistic multidrug resistant pathogens […]