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Medically Important Coagulase Negative Staphylococci

In recent years, coagulase negative Staphylococci (CONS) are increasingly recognized as one of the major causes of health care associated infections (HCAI). CONS infections are one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in hospitalized patients. As CONS colonize various parts of the skin and mucous membranes, most of infections are endogenous in origin. However, they are also transmitted …

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Study of serum high sensitivity C- reactive protein and lipid profile in ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke

Introduction: Stroke is the neurological deficit of abrupt onset attributable to focal vascular cause and makes a considerable contribution to morbidity and mortality. High sensitivity C reactive protein (hsCRP) is an acute-phase reactant tends to increase at the onset of inflammation. Atherosclerosis, a major risk factor for cerebrovascular diseases involves inflammation which is triggered by dyslipidaemia. Objective: To estimate and …

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Comparison of the force deterioration of different orthodontic elastomeric materials in artificial saliva: An in vitro study

The orthodontist must be able to choose an elastic band with force-extension characteristics that are most suitable for the particular tooth movement required. From a clinician view it would be mandatory not only to know the clinical aspect of these elastics but also their basic properties, in order to extract the most out of these polymers. Stretching of elastics are …

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Cytogenetic Analysis of Down Syndrome

Objective: Down syndrome is a common genetic disease, diagnosed with congenital malformation/mental retardation. Down syndrome occurs in all races & economic levels. It is caused by third copy of chromosome 21, there are there forms of DS. Simple Trisomy 21, Translocation Trisomy and Mosaic Trisomy. The aim of the study is to know cause of Down syndrome. Chromosomal analysis was …

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Perceptions of Women about Breast Cancer in Rural Area of Wardha District

Background: The incidence of breast cancer is seen to be low in India as compared to western countries, however the mortality is low. The knowledge about breast cancer, breast awareness and self-breast examination is the need of the hour. Breast Cancer, if caught in the early stages, makes it curable by various modalities of treatment. Our study aims here to …

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Efficacy, tolerability and safety of intravenous iron sucrose in postpartum anaemia

Background: Anemia is one of major contributing factor in maternal mortality and morbidity in third world countries and according to the WHO, contributes to 40% maternal deaths. Postpartum anemia is observed in up to 27% of women.It is a common problem throughout the world. Treatment of postpartum iron deficiency anemia includes oral and parenteral iron supplmentaion as well as blood …

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Awareness and effect of Janani Suraksha Yojana on antenatal care and institutional deliveries in rural, urban & tribal areas of Ahmednagar district

Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) is a centrally sponsored scheme which is being implemented with the objective of reducing maternal and infant mortality by promoting institutional delivery among pregnant women. The Government of India introduced the JSY (safe motherhood program) based on the principles of CCT. Under JSY, cash assistance was given to pregnant women receiving at least three antenatal check-ups …

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Impact of MCCD workshop on knowledge and awareness in post graduate residents at a tertiary care teaching hospital

Background: Medical Certificate of Cause of Death is a vital document, important scientific tool issued by the doctors. It is the physician’s primary responsibility to complete the medical certificate of cause of death correctly.  Incorrect filling up of the certificate will result in gross errors in legal scrutiny in medico-legal deaths. Method:  At the beginning the self-designed, pretested questionnaire open …

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Histopathological study of non-neoplastic lesions of nose, paransal sinuses and nasopharynx

Background: The various lesions of the nose, paranasal sinuses and nasopharynx were subjected to histopathological evaluation over a period of 5 years (2010 to 2015) at the Department of Pathology, in a rural based hospital. Total 84 specimens were studied over the time of 5 years. Methodology: The formalin fixed specimens were received with complete clinical and radiological features. Routine …

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