Balevendra Antonisamy

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BACKGROUND Two oral hypoglycaemic agents, metformin and glibenclamide, have been compared with insulin in separate large randomised controlled trials and have been found to be as effective as insulin in gestational diabetes. However, very few trials have compared metformin with glibenclamide. MATERIALS AND METHODS Of 159 South Indian women with fasting(More)
This is a prospective observational study of 100 consecutive patients who were at risk for developing acute lung injury and were admitted into the surgical intensive care unit. We found a highly significant correlation between an increase in serum albumin levels and a fall in lung injury score and vice versa (r = -0.51, P = 0.000). A highly significant(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness of tepid sponging and antipyretic drug versus only antipyretic drug among febrile children. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. SETTING Tertiary care hospital. PARTICIPANTS 150 children 6 mo - 12 yr age with axillary temperature 101F. INTERVENTION Tepid sponging and antipyretic drug (Paracetamol) (n=73) or only(More)
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