Anindo K. Banerjee

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OBJECTIVES To investigate why symptoms indicative of early-stage lung cancer (LC) were not presented to general practitioners (GPs) and how early symptoms might be better elicited within primary care. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS A qualitative cross-sectional interview study about symptoms and help-seeking in 20 patients from three south England(More)
Parasitic infections of the lung occur worldwide among both immunocompetent and immunocompromised patients and may affect the respiratory system in a variety of ways. This review provides an update on the presenting symptoms, signs, investigation and management of diseases affecting the lung caused by protozoa, nematodes and trematodes. The clinical(More)
BACKGROUND Participatory methods are increasingly used in international human development, but scientific evaluation of their efficacy versus a control group is rare. Working horses support families in impoverished communities. Lameness and limb abnormalities are highly prevalent in these animals and a cause for welfare concern. We aimed to stimulate and(More)
Technical Appendix Table. Characteristics of 4 clinical isolates from patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis* Patient MIRU-VNTR RIF rpoB rpoB INH katG mabA † PZA pncA EMB embB STR gidB ‡ gidB ‡ 1 224331432615324 R L452P § H1028R R S315T –8(t>a) R ins ¶ R M306V S 130 bp del R 33241328 2 224331432615324 R L452P § H1028R R S315T –8(t>a) R ins ¶ R M306V(More)
A study of the prevalence of major neurologic diseases will be carried out in a rural population near Ballabgarh. India, using the World Health Organization protocol for epidemiologic studies of neurologic disorders and other internationally standardized survey techniques, screening procedures, and diagnostic criteria. Before applying any protocol developed(More)
BACKGROUND Previous studies have found the prevalence of lameness in working horses to be 90-100%. Risk factors for lameness in this important equine population, together with risk-reduction strategies adopted by their owners, are poorly understood. The objective was to uncover risk factors for lameness and limb abnormalities in working horses, by(More)
—The Modified Early Warning System is a paper based system used in general wards of hospitals to monitor patients health during the duration of the patient stay. Using this system, patient deterioration/improvement can rapidly be detected so as to assist and alert healthcare providers. In this paper we describe a simplified MEWS device which assists(More)
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