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   2019| February  | Volume 8 | Issue 2  
    Online since February 28, 2019

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The tyranny of the Medical Council of India's new (2019) MBBS curriculum: Abolition of the academic discipline of family physicians and general practitioners from the medical education system of India
Raman Kumar
February 2019, 8(2):323-325
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Communicable or noncommunicable diseases? Building strong primary health care systems to address double burden of disease in India
Pavitra Mohan, Sanjana Brahmawar Mohan, Manisha Dutta
February 2019, 8(2):326-329
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A health care delivery model focusing on development of a cadre of primary care physicians—Recommendations of Organized Medicine Academic Guild
Sunil Kumar Raina, Raman Kumar, Sagar Galwankar, Ishwar Gilada, Praveen Aggarwal, S Vimal Krishnan, Santosh Soans, Ramesh Bhatt, RP Srivastva
February 2019, 8(2):330-335
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Unmanned aerial vehicle (drones) in public health: A SWOT analysis
Karthik Balajee Laksham
February 2019, 8(2):342-346
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Using the concepts of positive deviance, diffusion of innovation and normal curve for planning family and community level health interventions
Sudip Bhattacharya, Amarjeet Singh
February 2019, 8(2):336-341
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Association between maternal dental anxiety and its effect on the oral health status of their child: An institutional cross sectional study
Jyoti Goyal, Ipseeta Menon, Ricky Pal Singh, Anubhav Sharma, Deepak Passi, Preeti Bhagia
February 2019, 8(2):535-538
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Awareness about oral pathology specialty among medical professionals in hospitals under Kerala Health Services Department in Malappuram district in Kerala, India
Thorakkal Shamim
February 2019, 8(2):590-593
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Effect of academic stressors on eating habits among medical students in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Mohammed I AlJaber, Abdullah I Alwehaib, Hamad A Algaeed, Abdulrahman M Arafah, Omar A Binsebayel
February 2019, 8(2):390-400
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Knowledge, attitude, and practice of breast self-examination amongst female IT professionals in Silicon Valley of India
Samarth Kalliguddi, Sahithi Sharma, Chaitali A Gore
February 2019, 8(2):568-572
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Psychosocial consequences of false-positive results in screening mammography
Zeina El Hachem, Marouan Zoghbi, Souheil Hallit
February 2019, 8(2):419-425
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Effect of iron and folic acid tablet versus capsule formulation on treatment compliance and iron status among pregnant women: A randomized controlled trial
Rahul Srivastava, Shashi Kant, Arvind K Singh, Renu Saxena, Kapil Yadav, Chandrakant S Pandav
February 2019, 8(2):378-384
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Vitamin D status in pregnant women visiting a tertiary care center of North Eastern India
Nalini Sharma, Chandan Nath, Jamil Mohammad
February 2019, 8(2):356-360
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The application of palliative care in dementia
Masoumeh Pandpazir, Mozhdeh Tajari
February 2019, 8(2):347-351
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Sickle cell disease prevents diabetes mellitus occurrence: A hospital based cross-sectional study
Biswaranjan Prusty, Thakura Soren, Anurag Choudhury, Reshma Biswal, Dillip K Pradhan, Pravat K Thatoi
February 2019, 8(2):361-364
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An investigation into the clinical accuracy of twinkling artifacts in patients with urolithiasis smaller than 5 mm in comparison with computed tomography scanning
Mohammad Qasem Hanafi, Ahmad Fakhrizadeh, Esmat Jaafaezadeh
February 2019, 8(2):401-406
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Awareness, knowledge, and practices related to diabetic retinopathy among diabetic patients in primary healthcare centers at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Manal H AlHargan, Khalid M AlBaker, Abdulmajeed A AlFadhel, Mohammed A AlGhamdi, Salman M AlMuammar, Haifa A AlDawood
February 2019, 8(2):373-377
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Knowledge, attitude, and practices regarding dietary supplements in Saudi Arabia
Mashael Abdullah Alowais, Manal Abd El-Hakim Selim
February 2019, 8(2):365-372
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Knowledge, attitude, and practice among Saudi primary health care attendees about family planning in Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Hassan M Al-musa, Mohammed Abadi Alsaleem, Waleed Hassan Alfaifi, Zainah Alshumrani, Nouf Saleh Alzuheri, Abeer Saeed Aslouf, Jamaan Raffia Alshahrani, Abdullah Saeed Mastour, Abdulrahman Mohammad Alqahtani, Rishi Kr Bharti, Shweta Chaudhary
February 2019, 8(2):576-582
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Assessment of need for limiting family after two children: A cross-sectional study from a Northern State of India
Rajesh Kumar Singh, Amandeep Kaur
February 2019, 8(2):407-413
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Dual-degree MBBS-MPH programs in Saudi Arabia: A call for implementation
Ahmed Abu-Zaid, Abdulaziz M Eshaq, Khaled Alkattan
February 2019, 8(2):352-355
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Supportive supervision of routine immunization in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh
Harshal G Mendhe, Kiran G Makade, Nitin Kamble, Rohit David, Daneshwar Singh, Lalit Chandrawanshi
February 2019, 8(2):385-389
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Effect of 1,25 dihydroxy vitamin D3 supplementation on pain relief in early rheumatoid arthritis
Dibyendu Mukherjee, Sandeep Lahiry, Sayanta Thakur, Dwaipayan Sarathi Chakraborty
February 2019, 8(2):517-522
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Higher risk of developing active TB among adult diabetics exposed to TB during childhood: A study from Kerala, India
Shibu Balakrishnan, PS Rakesh, Krishnaveni Viswanathan, Vincy Nelson, Sony Simon, Sreenivas A Nair, Manu E Mathew, M Sunilkumar
February 2019, 8(2):695-700
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Prevalence and risk factors of gastroesophageal reflux disease among Shaqra University students, Saudi Arabia
Abdulaziz A Alrashed, Khalid I Aljammaz, Aslam Pathan, Aeshah A Mandili, Samah A Almatrafi, Mashaeel H Almotire, Salha M Bahkali
February 2019, 8(2):462-467
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Premenstrual syndrome in Anand District, Gujarat: A cross-sectional survey
Shruti V Kamat, Archana Nimbalkar, Ajay G Phatak, Somashekhar M Nimbalkar
February 2019, 8(2):640-647
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Anxiety, depression, self-esteem among children of alcoholic and nonalcoholic parents
Dayananda Bittenahalli Omkarappa, Sreevani Rentala
February 2019, 8(2):604-609
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Questionnaire to assess adherence to diet and exercise advices for weight management in lifestyle-related diseases
Sravan Kumar Dubasi, Piyush Ranjan, Charu Arora, Naval K Vikram, Sada N Dwivedi, Namrata Singh, Gauri S Kaloiya, Shalimar
February 2019, 8(2):689-694
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Mortality pattern of elderly patients at a tertiary care hospital: A study from Sub-Himalayan region, Uttarakhand, India
Debajyoti Banerjee, Minakshi Dhar, Monika Pathania, Ravikant , Vyas Kumar Rathaur
February 2019, 8(2):426-431
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Dermatomyositis associated with adenocarcinoma of the lung: A case report
Naseem Palakkuzhiyil, R Namitha, SV Rakhesh, Rinu Thomas, NA Uvais
February 2019, 8(2):754-756
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Quality of life among migrant construction workers in Bangalore city: A cross-sectional study
Shaik Zabeer, Leeberk R Inbaraj, Carolin E George, Gift Norman
February 2019, 8(2):437-442
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Prevalence and associated factors of burnout among family medicine residents in Al Madina, Saudi Arabia
Sami A. R. Aldubai, Abdullah M Aljohani, Abdulwahab G Alghamdi, Khalid S Alghamdi, Kuru Ganasegeran, Ayman M Yenbaawi
February 2019, 8(2):657-662
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Asymptomatic bacteriuria among the patients of type 2 diabetes mellitus
Aman Bharti, Sumit Pal Singh Chawla, Sandeep Kumar, Sarabjot Kaur, Divya Soin, Neerja Jindal, Ravinder Garg
February 2019, 8(2):539-543
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Evaluation of knowledge and attitude of parents about the importance of maintaining primary dentition - A cross-sectional study
Mahesh Ramakrishnan, Sarah Banu, Sharna Ningthoujam, Victor A Samuel
February 2019, 8(2):414-418
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Knowledge and practices related to burn first aid among Majmaah community, Saudi Arabia
Fahad Ali AlQahtani, Mohammed Ayed Alanazi, Mohammed Khaled Alanazi, Khalid Saud Alshalhoub, Abdulaziz Ahmed Alfarhood, Syed Meraj Ahmed
February 2019, 8(2):594-598
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Knowledge and attitude regarding child abuse among primary health care physician in Abha, Saudi Arabia, 2018
Safar A Alsaleem, Mohammed A Alsaleem, Ahmed M Asiri, Saif S Alkhidhran, Waleed S. S. Alqahtani, Mohammad S Alzahrani, Huda A Assiri, Khadejah M Alshahrany, Awad S Alsamghan
February 2019, 8(2):706-710
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Designing culturally acceptable screening for breast cancer through artificial intelligence-two case studies
Sudip Bhattacharya, Neha Sharma, Amarjeet Singh
February 2019, 8(2):760-762
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The effect of willpower workshop on anxiety, depression, and the excitement components in the students of Shiraz university of medical sciences
Seyed Ziaeddin Tabei, Mohammad Hasan Ehrampoush, Seyed Saeed Mazloomy Mahmoodabad, Hossein Fallahzadeh, Mohammad Nami, Atefeh Zare, Nahid Ardian, Firoozeh Nourimand, Forouhari Sedighe
February 2019, 8(2):741-747
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Is work-associated stress converted into psychological distress among the staff nurses: A hospital-based study
Anuradha Davey, Parul Sharma, Sanjeev Davey, Arvind Shukla
February 2019, 8(2):511-516
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Depression and anxiety among high school student at Qassim Region
Reem Alharbi, Khalid Alsuhaibani, Abdullah Almarshad, Abdulhameed Alyahya
February 2019, 8(2):504-510
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Assessment of knowledge, attitude, and practice about first aid among male school teachers and administrators in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Ibrahim Adel AlYahya, Hamad Adel Almohsen, Ibrahim Ahmed AlSaleem, Mishari Mohammed Al-Hamid, Ali Mohammedirfan Arafah, Yousef Abdullah Al Turki, Abdulmajeed Abdulrahman Aljasser, Mohammad Abdullah Alkharfi
February 2019, 8(2):684-688
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Impact of different stages of chronic kidney disease on the severity of Willis–Ekbom disease
Jahnabi Bhagawati, Sunil Kumar, Abhijeet Kumar Agrawal, Sourya Acharya, Anil K Wanjari, Tarachand K Kamble
February 2019, 8(2):432-436
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An outbreak of cutaneous leishmaniasis among a displaced population in North Sudan: Review of cases
Amel Abdalrhim Sulaiman, Wadie Mohammed Elmadhoun, Sufian Khalid Noor, Sarra Osman Bushara, Ahmed O Almobarak, Heitham Awadalla, Elmoubashar Farag, Mohamed H Ahmed
February 2019, 8(2):556-563
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Comparative study of risk indicators associated with tooth loss among adult population in urban and rural areas of Muradnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Deepa Tomar, Ipseeta Menon, Avnish Singh, Upasana Tyagi, Deepak Passi, Jyoti Goyal
February 2019, 8(2):528-534
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Parents awareness toward antibiotics use in upper respiratory tract infection in children in Al-Qassim region, Saudi Arabia
Mohammed A Alsuhaibani, Renad S AlKheder, Jumanah O Alwanin, Marwa M Alharbi, Malak S Alrasheedi, Rania F Almousa
February 2019, 8(2):583-589
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A comparative study of satisfaction and family conflicts among married nurses with different working hours
Mohammad Islami Vaghar, Mojgan Javedani Masrour
February 2019, 8(2):472-476
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Trends of HIV prevalence in rural South India
K Manjunath, Anne George Cherian, Vinod Abraham, Shantidani Minz, Kuryan George, Jasmin Helan
February 2019, 8(2):669-672
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Effect of orthodontic treatment needs on oral health related quality of life among the young population in Delhi NCR-region of North India
Tarun Kumar Singh, Preeti Bhagia, Utkarsh Gupta, Deepak Passi, Jyoti Goyal, Garima Yadav, Bhawna Gautam, Swati Jain
February 2019, 8(2):550-555
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ART Registries–Characteristics and experiences: A comparative study
Maryam Zahmatkeshan, Majid Naghdi, Mojtaba Farjam, Mehrshad Mokhtaran, Azita Yazdani, Zahra Mahmoudvand, Reza Safdari
February 2019, 8(2):449-454
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Evaluation of the tibial cortical thickness accuracy in osteoporosis diagnosis in comparison with dual energy X-ray absorptiometry
Ahmad Fakhri Zadeh, Mohammad Ghasem Hanafi, Ali Kiasat, Marjan Mousavi
February 2019, 8(2):523-527
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A study on elder abuse in an urban resettlement colony of Delhi
Pritish Kumar, Somdatta Patra
February 2019, 8(2):621-625
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Why psychiatry as a career: Effect of factors on medical students' motivation
Fahad Marzouq Shafi AlOsaimi, Husam M AlShehri, Waleed I AlHasson, Sajida Agha, Amir Omair
February 2019, 8(2):648-651
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Effect of gabapentin in comparison with hydrocortisone on postlaparoscopic cholecystectomy pain control
Negin Ghadami, Arvin Barzanji, Karim Nasseri, Farzad Sarshivi, Bijan Nouri
February 2019, 8(2):652-656
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The impact of sickle cell anemia on the quality of life of sicklers at school age
Karimeldin M. A. Salih
February 2019, 8(2):468-471
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A study on the health seeking behavior among caregivers of under-five children in an urban slum of Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Krishna Mishra, Ipsa Mohapatra, Amit Kumar
February 2019, 8(2):498-503
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Risk of developing Diabetes Mellitus among urban poor South Indian population using Indian Diabetes Risk Score
Aditya Oruganti, Avinash Kavi, Padmaja R Walvekar
February 2019, 8(2):487-492
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Interrelationship between dental health status and nutritional status among elderly subjects in India
Aakriti Gupta, Ritika Khandelwal, Umesh Kapil
February 2019, 8(2):477-481
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Status and determinants of birth preparedness and complication readiness in a rural block of Haryana
Nitika Sharma, Neelam Kumar, Srishti Singh, Jagbir Singh Malik, Anuj Jangra
February 2019, 8(2):482-486
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Evaluation the efficacy of prophylactic tamsulosin in preventing acute urinary retention and other obstructive urinary symptoms following colporrhaphy surgery
Maryam Shokrpour, Elmira Shakiba, Ali Sirous, Alireza Kamali
February 2019, 8(2):722-727
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Uncommon cause of persistent hypoxia in a patient with obstructive sleep apnea
Subodh Kumar Mahto, Pankaj Kumar Gupta, Pritam Majumdar, Gwenette Andrea War, Vishakha Mittal, Atul Goel
February 2019, 8(2):763-765
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Relationship between serum procalcitonin level and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Hamid Borsi, Elham Pajohan Nia, Mehrdad Dargahi Mal-Amir, Hanieh Raji
February 2019, 8(2):738-740
  64 15 -
Assessing mental health and the relation with variables of demographic and clinical in Crohn's disease patients; 2016-2017
Masoumeh Nazarinasab, Sorour Nematpour, Seyed Saeed Seyedian, Nilufar Esfahanian
February 2019, 8(2):728-732
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Promising pain-relieving activity of an ancient Persian remedy (mixture of white Lily in sesame oil) in patients with chronic low back pain
Saeed Rasoulinezhad, Nafiseh Hosseini Yekta, Ehsan Fallah
February 2019, 8(2):634-639
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Retrospective study of etiology of non variceal acute gastrointestinal bleeding in Eastern Himalayan region of india in Sikkim
Karma D Bhutia, Sangey C Lamtha
February 2019, 8(2):573-575
  70 9 -
Does this HIV-positive patient have progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy or PML-immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome?
Rahul R Abraham, Ashoojit Kaur Anand, Ramakrishna Prasad, BC Rao, Praneeth Pillala
February 2019, 8(2):751-753
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Effect of intravenous iron sucrose on hemoglobin level, when administered in a standard dose, to anemic pregnant women in rural Northern India
Sakiyeva Kanshaiym, Ibrahim A Abdelazim, Tatyana Starchenko, Gulmira Mukhambetalyeva
February 2019, 8(2):769-770
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An exploratory study to assess primary care physicians' attitudes toward talking about sexual health with older patients in Trinidad and Tobago
Patrice A Rabathaly, Vijay Kumar Chattu
February 2019, 8(2):626-633
  62 16 -
Severity and prevalence of allergic rhinitis among school children, Jazan Region Saudi Arabia
Taher Abdullah Mahnashi, Mohammed Ali Faqihi, Abdulrahman Nasser Moafa, Abdulhameed Ahmed Basudan, Mohammed Nasser Alhazmi, Alhussen Fahad Khawaji, Yaseen Mohammed Y. Haddadi
February 2019, 8(2):663-668
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Knowledge about menstrual hygiene, sexual health, and contraception in educated late adolescent age girls
Sarada Mamilla, Sandhya Goundla
February 2019, 8(2):610-613
  65 11 -
Effect of gutkha chewing on periodontal health and oral hygiene of peoples in Delhi NCR region of North India: A cross-sectional multicentered study
Santosh Kumar Verma, Barun Dev Kumar, Swati Singh, Puja Kumari, Anurag Agarwal, Tarun Kumar Singh, Deepak Passi, Jyoti Goyal
February 2019, 8(2):564-567
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Scedosporium apiospermum as a rare cause of fungal rhinosinusitis
Ankita Baidya, Nitin Gupta, Ayan Basu, Parul Kodan, Karan Aggarwal, Chirom A Singh, Gagandeep Singh, Manish Soneja, Immaculata Xess
February 2019, 8(2):766-768
  61 14 -
Study of needle stick injuries among healthcare providers: Evidence from a teaching hospital in India
Shyamkumar Sriram
February 2019, 8(2):599-603
  62 13 -
Patterns of healthcare seeking behavior among persons with diabetes in Central India: A mixed method study
VV Nimesh, Anupam Halder, Arun Mitra, Sanjeev Kumar, Ankur Joshi, Rajnish Joshi, Abhijit Pakhare
February 2019, 8(2):677-683
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Clinical and demographic characteristics of geriatric patients with acute poisoning in the state of Uttarakhand
Nidhi Kaeley, Bharat Bhushan, Vempalli Subramanyam, Subodh Kumar, Ankita Kabi
February 2019, 8(2):443-448
  62 13 -
An investigation into the sensitivity of endoscopic ultrasound in the diagnosis of malignant bile duct in patients with idiopathic acute pancreatitis
Abazar Parsi, Abdolrahim Masjedizadeh, Seyed Saeid Seyedian, Seyed Jalal Hashemi, Farzad Jasemi, Razieh Nourinejad
February 2019, 8(2):733-737
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Greater concern about hypoglycemia in Type 2 diabetics is the need of the hour—findings from a prospective, single-center, observational study
Prafull Mohan, Shubham Saini, Jayant Kumar Kairi
February 2019, 8(2):493-497
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Knowledge and practices of primary health care physicians regarding updated guidelines of MERS-CoV infection in Abha city
Saad Al-Amri, Rishi Bharti, Safar A Alsaleem, Hassan M Al-Musa, Shweta Chaudhary, Ayub A Al-Shaikh
February 2019, 8(2):455-461
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Prevalence of constipation among central region population, Riyadh and Qassim provinces, Saudi Arabia, 2018-2019
Mohammed Alhassan, Abdulaziz Alhassan, Abdulaziz Alfarhood, Khalid Alotaibi, Nashmi Alrashidy, Khalid Alshalhoub, Meshal Almeshal
February 2019, 8(2):673-676
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Sexual healthcare knowledge, attitudes, and practices among primary care physicians in Trinidad and Tobago
Patrice A Rabathaly, Vijay Kumar Chattu
February 2019, 8(2):614-620
  59 11 -
Mucormycotic osteomyelitis of maxilla following maxillofacial trauma: The disease of the diseased
Dhirendra Srivastava, Sonal Mishra, Lokesh Chandra, Deepak Passi
February 2019, 8(2):748-750
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Assessment of efficacy of ultrasonography in cervical lymphadenopathy in oral malignancies
Samruddhi Swapnil Metha, Amit Anil Mhapuskar, Swati P Marathe, Swapnil Suresh Metha, Santosh Jadhav, Shweta D Thakare, Deepak Passi
February 2019, 8(2):544-549
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Prevalence of medication adherence and its associated factors among patients with noncommunicable disease in rural Puducherry, South India – A facility-based cross-sectional study
K Yuvaraj, S Gokul, K Sivaranjini, S Manikandanesan, Sharan Murali, Gayathri Surendran, Marie Gilbert Majella, S Ganesh Kumar
February 2019, 8(2):701-705
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Mucor menace in an immunocompetent young male after dental manipulation
Nitin Gupta, Rajeev Kumar, Manish Soneja, Gagandeep Singh, Wasim Khot, Sundeep Malla, Immaculata Xess
February 2019, 8(2):757-759
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The effect of family-centered education on the quality of life of adolescents with spinal cord injuries
Sedigheh Khanjari, Zahra Tajik, Hamid Haghani
February 2019, 8(2):711-716
  54 9 -
Evaluating the trend of cutaneous malignant tumors in Ilam from 2002 to 2011
Mohammad R. Hafezi Ahmadi, Zeinab Bakhtari, Behrang Kazeminezhad, Samiramis Ghavam
February 2019, 8(2):717-721
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