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Hematological Profile and Serum Potassium Level in Patients of Chronic Renal Failure at a Tertiary Health Care Center

Background: Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) can be defined as an estimated glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) of less than ml/min/1.73 m2 for a minimum period of three months. CKD is commonly associated with various hematological abnormalities especially anemia. Aim: The present study was planned to assess the hematological variations in CKD patients as compared to healthy subjects. Method: Fifty patients diagnosed …

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DRUG UTILIZATION PATTERN FOR SKIN DISEASES IN DERMATOLOGY OPD AT TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL OF WESTERN MAHARASHTRA

Background: Periodic auditing of prescriptions in terms of drug utilization study is an important tool to enhance the efficacy of the treatment, to decrease the risk of the adverse effects, to give cost-effective treatment and to provide useful feedback to the clinician. Prevalence of dermatological diseases is very high throughout the world, and in day to day practice, a quarter of the cases …

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IN SILICO DESIGN OF POTENTIAL 1, 5-BENZOTHIAZEPINE DERIVATIVES AS AN ANTI – CONVULSANT AGENT BY MOLECULAR DOCKING STUDIES

Epilepsy is characterized by the presence of recurrent seizures. A seizure can be defined as “an episodic disturbance of movement, feeling, or consciousness caused by sudden synchronous, inappropriate, and excessive electrical discharges in the cerebral cortex”. One in every three patients with epilepsy is probable to be severely disabled. It is continuing this scenario as an attempt to develop potent and nontoxic anti-convulsant …

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EFFECT OF YOGURT INTAKE ON PLASMA GLUCOSE AND SERUM LIPID PROFILE IN APPARENTLY HEALTHY STUDENTS OF COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES, NNEWI, ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA.

This study was designed to investigate the effect of oral intake of yogurt on plasma glucose and serum lipid profile levels (total cholesterol, triglyceride, high-density lipoprotein and low-density lipoprotein) in apparently healthy students. A total of 30 subjects (16 males and 14 females) were recruited to serve as both test and control groups. Each subject was advised to abstain from …

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Clinico-Microbiological Profile of Infective Keratitis in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Eastern India

Background: Infective Keratitis (Microbial Keratitis) is an infection of the cornea caused by a wide spectrum of microbial agents. Its main clinical presentation is a Corneal ulcer that is defined as a Loss of corneal epithelium with infiltration and suppuration of the underlying stroma. According to the World health organization (WHO), corneal diseases are among the major causes of vision …

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Lessons learned from performance of students of Pharmacology in self coded surprise test with negative marking.

Introduction: The present study aims to find the effect of instruction of negative marking in a self-coded MCQ examination on the performance of students in the subject of Pharmacology with respect to the raw score, correct score and negative score. Material and methods: This longitudinal study was conducted in the Department of Pharmacology, Rural Medical College, Loni. The Second MBBS …

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Various Sources and Mode of Burns: Descriptive Study

Background: The World Health Organization estimates that the lifetime incidence of severe burns is 1% and that more than 300,000 people die annually from fire-related burns worldwide.  Thermal injury is one of the major causes of morbidity & mortality in surgical patients & their successful management remains a challenge to modern medicine. Aim:  Study of various sources and mode of …

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Magnesium Status in Hospitalized ICCU and non ICCU Patients With Special Reference to Waterborne Magnesium

Introduction: Low serum magnesium levels in hospitalized patients including those with cardiovascular ailments have been reported by many studies. On the other hand, magnesium therapy is advocated but has not yet been conclusively proved. In our earlier study, an association between waterborne magnesium and hypomagnesaemia in healthy subjects was reported. The present study was aimed at the contribution of waterborne …

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Effect of 4 week expiratory muscle strengthening on exercise induced breathlessness in normal adults-a pilot study

Background: During exercising, the expiratory phase plays an equally important role in improving the endurance as it helps in reducing the exercise-induced breathlessness, therefore this study aims at specifically strengthening the expiratory muscles so as to study the effect of expiratory muscle strengthening on exercise-induced breathlessness Aims and objectives: To evaluate the effect of 4 weeks of expiratory muscle strengthening …

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