Gitanjali Bajaj

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We conducted a randomized controlled trial comparing EUSOL (Edinburgh University Solution of Lime) and sugar as dressing agents in the treatment of traumatic wounds. Patients in both groups were matched for age and gender. We found EUSOL did better than sugar in terms of contraction of size of wound, presence of discharge, floor area covered with slough,(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the adaptive competences and behavioral problems in children with nephrotic syndrome, and whether their mothers also showed features of psychosocial stress. DESIGN Prospective case-control study. SETTING Pediatric Out-Patient Department. SUBJECTS Seventy consecutive patients of nephrotic syndrome, between the ages of 4 to 14(More)
Diabetic muscle infarction is a rare, often unrecognized complication seen in patients with poorly controlled Diabetes Mellitus. The diagnosis is often missed and leads to unnecessary invasive investigations and inappropriate treatment. The patients usually present with unilateral thigh pain and swelling. MRI typically demonstrates diffuse swelling and(More)
Iatrogenic errors in medication were studied in a busy pediatric ward. The study was based on voluntary reporting of errors noticed by the doctors and nurses in the ward. The error rate was 6.4%. Prescription errors accounted for 37.7% of the errors and 2 of these were potentially fatal. Dispensing errors and missed dosages were other frequent errors.(More)
Diabetic myonecrosis is a rare complication of long-standing diabetes mellitus that presents as acute onset of swelling and pain of the affected muscles. The differential diagnosis includes cellulitis/pyomyositis, necrotizing fasciitis, neoplasm, and deep venous thrombosis (DVT). Missed diagnoses can lead to unnecessary invasive diagnostic procedures and(More)
'C' reactive protein (CRP) levels were determined in 100 cases of tuberculosis and 30 age and sex matched children. Serial estimations, one and 3 to 6 months after initiation of therapy was done in 81 and 41 of these patients, respectively. Mean initial levels of CRP in tuberculosis group was 18.52 micrograms/ml while in the control group it was 2.77(More)
INTRODUCTION Graves' orbitopathy is the extra thyroidal manifestation of Graves' disease and the most common cause of exophthalmos. It is also known as thyroid-associated orbitopathy (TAO) as it occasionally occurs in euthyroid or hypothyroid patients with chronic thyroiditis. 5% of patients with Graves' orbitopathy can be euthyroid or hypothyroid as they(More)
It is a prospective study based on 100 consecutive cases of diarrhea following antibiotic therapy admitted to the pediatric services of J.N. Medical College, A.M.U., Aligarh between January to December 1987. They had C. penicillin (50), chloramphenicol (34), ampicillin (34), gentamicin (34), cephalosporin (4) and cotrimoxazole (4) for 3 days to 3 weeks(More)