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A laboratory-based study of diagnosed bacterial meningitis in the national paediatric hospital identified 852 cases of meningitis in the 8-year period 1987-1994. There were 587 culture-positive cases, of which Haemophilus influenzae (47%) and Streptococcus pneumoniae (32%) accounted for 80%. H. influenzae showed a remarkable increase of 700% during the(More)
Three hundred sixty-two Streptococcus pneumoniae strains were isolated from children under 5 years of age at Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital from 1993 to 1997. The strains were isolated from blood (n = 105), CSF (n = 164), ear swab (n = 61), eye swab (n = 20), and pus (n = 12). Of the 362 isolates, 42 (11.6%) showed intermediate resistance (MIC, <0.1(More)
Inguinal hernia repair is one of the most frequently performed surgical procedures in infants and young children. This prospective comparative study was conducted with initial experience in the department of pediatric surgery, Dhaka Shishu (children) hospital during the period of July 2007 to August 2008. We enrolled 62 children undergoing surgery for(More)
The value of a Widal test in diagnosing typhoid fever was assessed in children aged between 1 and 10 years in Bangladesh. The test was done on sera specimens from 300 healthy school children, 100 patients with non-typhoidal febrile illness and 150 bacteriologically proven cases of typhoid fever. Salmonella typhi O and H agglutinin titres > 1:80 and > 1:160(More)
The urogenital tract is the most severe and common site of associated defects in anorectal malformations (ARM). Urogenital anomalies and their complications significantly increase the morbidity in these children after the ARM is corrected. The purpose of this study was to estimate the incidence of different types of urogenital anomalies with various types(More)
— Traditional education system for preschool children is not updated in Bangladesh. Generally, parents and teachers are tried to teach children by introducing first alphabet and numbers in the form of text books. Sometimes it is quite difficult for teachers to teach play group about their first learning when they are not interested with it. The pedagogy of(More)
This prospective comparative study was conducted in the department of Pediatric Surgery, Dhaka Shishu (children) Hospital during the period of June 2007 to September 2008 with the children of <12 years, diagnosed as acute Appendicitis. Patient selection was done by simple random technique by means of lottery. For open Appendectomy (OA) conventional method &(More)
UNLABELLED Repair of anterior palate after repairing the cleft lip in complete cleft lip and palate patient is sometimes very difficult. It needs wide, extensive and difficult dissection, and has later chances of wound infection, wound dehiscence, complete wound disruption, recurrent oronasal fistula formation and also maxillary hypoplasia. In this study,(More)
Teachers have tried to teach their students by introducing text books along with verbal instructions in traditional education system. However, teaching and learning methods could be changed for developing Information and Communication Technology (ICT). It's time to adapt students with interactive learning system so that they can improve their learning,(More)