P. K. Sharma

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The present paper deals with the field observations recorded on the traditional indigenous therapeutic applications of the plants used by the inhabitants of the Parvati valley of Kullu district in western Himalaya of India. The Parvati valley is inhabited by different ethnic groups like Gujjars, Gaddis, Malanis, Kulluvis and others. These inhabitants have(More)
Himachal Pradesh, which forms a part of the western Himalaya, is a repository of medicinal and aromatic plants and the traditional knowledge associated with these plants. Utilization of plant resources in their day-to-day life has been an ageold practice of the people inhabiting this hilly state. The people living in remote and tribal areas still depend on(More)
A 32-year-old male patient was diagnosed as having pulmonary tuberculosis and put on category II antitubercular regime since he had a history of antituberculosis treatment 10 years ago. Within 3 weeks, patient presented with ulcers in mouth, and blood picture confirmed thrombocytopenia. Rifampicin-induced thrombocytopenia was suspected and antitubercular(More)
A 43 year old male patient, known case of multidrug resistant tuberculosis, was prescribed antitubercular drugs: kanamycin, levofloxacin, ethionamide, terizidone, Para-Aminosalicylate Sodium (PAS), pyrazinamide and pyridoxine. After 4 months of treatment, the patient developed a lump in the right breast which was approximately around 3 × 3 cm in size,(More)
ETHNOBOTANICAL RELEVANCE Medicinal plants are frequently used by Gaddi and Gujjar tribes of Kangra and Chamba districts of Himachal Pradesh, India to cure various ailments in humans and livestock. Therefore, extensive field work was conducted to document the traditional use of ethnomedicinal plants by these tribes. MATERIALS AND METHODS Direct interviews(More)
A 42-year-old female presented with a history of receiving PPD on right forearm intradermally before two days. Patient started having itching and irritation within a few hours and pain, oedema and vesicles formation by next day at the injection site. On examination, the whole right forearm was oedematous with induration of size 50 mm x 50 mm around the site(More)
Secure routing is one of the main issue in wireless mesh networks (WMNs). Researcher are applying altered methodologies for mesh routing; but still requisite extra energies in terms of security; efficiency; deployment and capability with different scenarios and applications. Considering the limitation of attack resistance present to certain type of error(More)
CONTEXT There is ample evidence to prove that medical graduates are not prescribing rationally and this can be improved by proper training. AIMS To design and implement a prescription writing teaching module for second professional medical students. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A module of 3 h duration consisting of didactic lecture, interactive audiovisual(More)
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