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Use of the modified Atkins diet for treatment of refractory childhood epilepsy: A randomized controlled trial
The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the modified Atkins diet in a randomized controlled trial in children with refractory epilepsy.
Prevalence of hypertension among schoolchildren in Shimla
Nearly 20% of the school children had elevated blood pressures, and rates of elevated BP were significantly higher among those with high BMI (overweight and obese) compared to those with normal BMI. Expand
Pediatric scrub typhus in Indian Himalayas
To retrospectively confirm the suspected rickettsial disease (Scrub typhus) using a gold standard diagnostic test i.e. microimmunofluorescence in pediatric patients with acute febrile illness ofExpand
Detection of fetal malnutrition using “CAN score”
CAN score identifies malnourished neonates which can be missed by other methods and identifies well nourished Neonates classified as growth retarded by other method. Expand
Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis GlcB or HspX Antigens or devR DNA Impacts the Rapid Diagnosis of Tuberculous Meningitis in Children
The detection of M. tb GlcB/HspX antigens/devR DNA in CSF is likely to improve the utility of existing algorithms for TBM diagnosis and also hasten the speed of diagnosis. Expand
Use of the modified Atkins diet in infantile spasms refractory to first-line treatment
The modified Atkins diet was found to be effective and well tolerated in children with refractory infantile spasms and the most frequent adverse effect observed was constipation. Expand
Spotted fever group rickettsioses in Himachal Pradesh.
This work presents two cases of SFG rickettsioses; from the northern hilly region of India that were confirmed using specific microimmunofluorescence assay. Expand
Outcome in childhood Guillain-Barré syndrome
Children needing ventilation have the worst short-term prognosis, however, irrespective of severity during acute phase, good long-term recovery can be expected in most children. Expand
Clinical profile of scrub typhus in children and its association with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis can occasionally complicate scrub typhus in children and is a common cause of unexplained fever in children in northern India. Expand
Full Outline of Unresponsiveness score and the Glasgow Coma Scale in prediction of pediatric coma.
FOUR score was as good as GCS in prediction of in-hospital and 3-month mortality and functional outcome at 3 months and FOUR score had a good inter-rater reliability. Expand