Choudhury Habibur Rasul

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BACKGROUND Kernicterus occurs in infants around the world. This study examined the outcomes of various treatments for neonatal hyperbilirubinemia (NH) used in the Khulna Medical College Hospital in Bangladesh. METHODS All of the jaundiced newborns in the neonatal ward between 2005 and 2008 were included in the study. Total serum bilirubin and fractional(More)
BACKGROUND Efficacy of high-dose vitamin A (VA) in children suffering from severe acute malnutrition (SAM) has recently been questioned. This study compared the efficacy of a single high-dose (200,000 IU) in addition to daily low-dose (5000 IU) VA in the management of children suffering from SAM with diarrhea and/or acute lower respiratory tract infection(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the magnitude and outcome of influenza in southern part of Bangladesh and also to identify intrusion of novel influenza virus. METHODS This study was conducted for two years (2008-2009) in outpatient and inpatient department of both paediatrics and medicine discipline of Khulna Medical College Hospital. Nasal and throat swab(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the effectiveness and safety of misoprostol in severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia patients with unripe cervix. METHODS A prospective observational study was carried out in 135 severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia patients who required termination of pregnancy at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Khulna Medical College(More)
This prospective study was done to determine the predisposing factors and outcome of stroke in Bangladeshi children. It was carried out in Khulna Medical College Hospital from July 2002 to June 2007. Admitted children with acute neurological deficit attributable to a vascular cause were included in the study. Forty two children were finally diagnosed with(More)
During April 2007-April 2010, surveillance physicians in adult and pediatric medicine wards of three tertiary public hospitals in Bangladesh identified patients who developed hospital-acquired diarrhea. We calculated incidence of hospital-acquired diarrhea. To identify risk factors, we compared these patients to randomly selected patients from the same(More)
This study was done to determine the clinical course, cause and outcome of Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) in children. All AFP cases (< 15 years) in the children's ward of Khulna Medical College Hospital (Bangladesh) were recorded, investigated and followed up to sixty days as a part of passive surveillance. Main outcome variables were vulnerable age group,(More)
BACKGROUND Acute meningoencephalitis is an important cause of morbidity and mortality around the globe. The objective of this study was to examine the distribution of acute meningoencephalitis and its aetiological agents among children admitted to a tertiary hospital in southern Bangladesh. METHODS This prospective study was carried out in Khulna Medical(More)