K Javeed Nayeem

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OBJECTIVES To determine the responsiveness of serial Mini-Mental State Examinations (MMSEs) for the diagnosis and monitoring of delirium in elderly hospital patients. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING University teaching hospital. PARTICIPANTS One hundred sixty-five people admitted to an acute geriatric service. MEASUREMENTS Subjects were assessed(More)
INTRODUCTION Although most patients wish to be fully informed about bad news such as a diagnosis of cancer, a significant minority prefer no or minimal information. We examined the value of asking patients about their disclosure preferences at the outset of hospitalization. METHODS Consecutive patients admitted to a respiratory and a geriatric unit were(More)
AIM To compare the use of vildagliptin and sulfonylurea with or without metformin in Indian Muslim patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, fasting during Ramadan. METHODS This was a 4-wk, multicenter, non-interventional, open-label, observational study. Incidence of hypoglycemic events (HEs), adverse events, and changes in glycosylated hemoglobin A1c(More)
OBJECTIVE To find out the superstitions regarding health problems in different ethnic groups, their implications over the socio-economic development of that group and to what extent can those superstitions be related to their level of literacy. METHODS The study was a questionnaire-based survey, 20 subjects from each ethnic group were selected by cluster(More)
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