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Psychological morbidity, sources of stress and coping strategies among undergraduate medical students of Nepal
BackgroundIn recent years there has been a growing appreciation of the issues of quality of life and stresses involved medical training as this may affect their learning and academic performance.Expand
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Perceived Stress, Sources and Severity of Stress among medical undergraduates in a Pakistani Medical School
BackgroundRecently there is a growing concern about stress during undergraduate medical training. However, studies about the same are lacking from Pakistani medical schools. The objectives of ourExpand
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Time delays in diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis: a systematic review of literature
BackgroundDelay in diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis results in increasing severity, mortality and transmission. Various investigators have reported about delays in diagnosis of tuberculosis. WeExpand
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Delays in diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis in India: a systematic review.
OBJECTIVE To systematically review Indian literature on delays in tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis and treatment. METHODS We searched multiple sources for studies on delays in patients with pulmonary TBExpand
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Home delivery and newborn care practices among urban women in western Nepal: a questionnaire survey
BackgroundAbout 98% of newborn deaths occur in developing countries, where most newborns deaths occur at home. In Nepal, approximately, 90% of deliveries take place at home. Information about reasonsExpand
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Care seeking behaviour for childhood illness- a questionnaire survey in western Nepal
BackgroundThe World Health Organization estimates that seeking prompt and appropriate care could reduce child deaths due to acute respiratory infections by 20%. The purpose of our study was to assessExpand
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Comparison of pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Nepal- a hospital-based retrospective study
BackgroundStudies from developed countries have reported on host-related risk factors for extra-pulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB). However, similar studies from high-burden countries like Nepal areExpand
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Estimates of global, regional, and national morbidity, mortality, and aetiologies of diarrhoeal diseases: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
  • Christopher Mohammad Puja C Ibrahim Alexandria Robert C Nancy Troeger Forouzanfar Rao Khalil Brown Reiner Fullma, Christopher E Troeger, +66 authors A. Mokdad
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet. Infectious diseases
  • 1 June 2017
Summary Background The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2015 (GBD 2015) provides an up-to-date analysis of the burden of diarrhoeal diseases. This study assesses cases,Expand
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Prevalence and correlates of tobacco use amongst junior collegiates in twin cities of western Nepal: A cross-sectional, questionnaire-based survey
BackgroundCollege students are vulnerable to tobacco addiction. Tobacco industries often target college students for marketing. Studies about prevalence of tobacco use and its correlates amongExpand
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Tuberculosis and Indoor Biomass and Kerosene Use in Nepal: A Case–Control Study
Background In Nepal, tuberculosis (TB) is a major problem. Worldwide, six previous epidemiologic studies have investigated whether indoor cooking with biomass fuel such as wood or agricultural wastesExpand
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