Jagdeep Whig

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OBJECTIVES The neuromuscular transmission failure in acute organophosphate (OP) poisoning occurs because of the irreversible inactivation of the enzyme acetylcholinesterase located in the neuromuscular junction, and is distinguished neuroelectrophysiologically by single electrical stimulus-induced repetitive responses and either a decremental or a(More)
CONTEXT Hand hygiene (HH) is the most important measure to prevent hospital-acquired infections but the compliance is still low. AIMS To assess the compliance, identify factors influencing compliance and to study the knowledge, attitude and perceptions associated with HH among health care workers (HCW). SETTINGS AND DESIGN Cross-sectional study(More)
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) can commonly present as chylothorax and rarely as chylopericardium. Here we are presenting a case of a 21-years-old female with bilateral chylothorax, chylopericardium and chylous ascites all together finally diagnosed to have NHL as the etiology. To the best of our knowledge, it has been reported very infrequently.
Tuberculosis is a very common disease often presenting in an uncommon form. High level of suspicion is required to diagnose it, thereby preventing its morbidity and mortality. We present a case of young female with multiple tuberculo-protein hypersensitivity reactions without any evidence of active tuberculosis in the body.
BACKGROUND The use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) has contributed to the depletion of the stratospheric ozone layer resulting in serious health concerns. Ipratropium bromide/salbutamol sulphate CFC-pressurized metered-dose inhalers (IB/SAL-CFC pMDI) have been in widespread use for many years without any apparent ill consequences. This combination has now(More)
Six patients with acute organophosphate pesticide poisoning in whom electrodiagnostic studies influenced or supported specific decisions in management are described. One patient was admitted to hospital with a diagnosis of acute alcoholic intoxication. Electrodiagnostic studies revealed single stimulus induced repetitive responses and decrement-increment(More)
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