Medicine · Neurology

Risk factors for medical complications of acute hemorrhagic stroke

ABSTRACT Objective: To assess the risk factors leading to medical complications of hemorrhagic stroke. Methods: We conducted an observational study in neurology, emergency and general medicine wards at a tertiary care teaching hospital in Kadapa. We recruited hemorrhagic stroke patients, and excluded the patients have evidence of trauma or brain tumor as the cause of hemorrhage. We observed the… Continue reading Risk factors for medical complications of acute hemorrhagic stroke

Medicine · Microbiology

Microbiological Study of Respiratory Tract Infections in a South Indian Hospital

ABSTRACT This study was aimed to determine the common and clinically significant bacteria isolates in this environment. A retrospective study was conducted in the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences for the period of 6 months. Case sheets & microbiological reports from general medicine department were included in the study and out patients in general… Continue reading Microbiological Study of Respiratory Tract Infections in a South Indian Hospital

Medicine · Pharmacology

Evaluation of Respiratory Tract Infectious Pathogens and Their Antibiotic Sensitivity in a South Indian Hospital

ABSTRACT This study is aimed to determine prevalence of infectious agents causing respiratory tract infection (RTIs) and their sensitivity to antibiotics. The study was conducted in Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences of Kadapa in Andhra Pradesh in South India from December 2013 to May 2014. Patients who were clinically suspected of RTIs were included… Continue reading Evaluation of Respiratory Tract Infectious Pathogens and Their Antibiotic Sensitivity in a South Indian Hospital

Medicine

Potentiality Of Newer Oral Anti-Hyperglycemic Combination Therapy Over Conventional Therapy

ABSTRACT Background: Antidiabetic agents have an important role in normalizing plasma glucose levels. Metformin is now recommended as the first agent for blood glucose lowering in type 2 diabetes patients. However, Monotherapy is capable of maintaining a target glycemic control only for a short term. Effective management requires combination therapy that addresses both insulin resistance and beta cell dysfunction. Patients and… Continue reading Potentiality Of Newer Oral Anti-Hyperglycemic Combination Therapy Over Conventional Therapy

Medicine · Pharmacology

Respiratory Tract Infection: A Focus on Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

ABSTRACT Respiratory tract infection (RTI) is considered as one of the most important public health problems in developing countries. Respiratory infections that occur in upper respiratory tract are seen with great frequency in both children and adults. RTIs are common cold, sore throat, sinusitis, laryngitis, pharyngitis, earache, and otitis media. Upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs)… Continue reading Respiratory Tract Infection: A Focus on Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

Medicine · Microbiology · Pharmacology

Urinary Tract Infections: Pattern of Antibiotic Susceptibility

ABSTRACT A urinary tract infection is an infection can occur anyplace along the urinary tract and caused by bacteria such as E.coli. It is the most common infectious diseases; nearly 10% of people will experience a urinary tract infection during their lifetime. It had been estimated that about six million patients visit outpatient departments and about… Continue reading Urinary Tract Infections: Pattern of Antibiotic Susceptibility

Medicine

Antibiotics In Travelers Diarrhoea

ABSTRACT Travellers’ diarrhea is the most common illness experienced by travellers and with an incidence estimated from 20% to over 80%. The occurrence of three or more unformed stools within a 24 hour period or any number of such unformed stools when accompanied by either nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, tenesmus (involuntary straining with little or no passage of fecal… Continue reading Antibiotics In Travelers Diarrhoea