Prashant Mishra

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BACKGROUND Influenza A (H1N1) is the most recent of the pandemic diseases that has affected the world's population. The aim of this study was to assess knowledge, attitude and behavioural responses of an Indian community toward Influenza A (H1N1). METHODOLOGY A cross-sectional questionnaire survey was conducted in Udaipur (Rajasthan, India) among 791(More)
This cross-sectional survey was conducted to assess the prevalence and severity of dental erosion and to determine the potential risk factors for dental erosion among 11- to 14-year-old school children in South India. The total sample size for the study was 605, of which 303 school children were from private schools and 302 from public schools. A(More)
INTRODUCTION Infants and children constitute a large proportion of the population in developing countries. In Nepal, studies on drug use patterns in the paediatric age group are lacking in hospitals in the western region. The present study was carried out to obtain demographical information and information on the prescribing patterns of drugs. The(More)
Self-directed learning and evidence-based medicine are becoming increasingly important in medical education. Medical student research projects can enable students to learn research methodologies and critical analysis skills. Medical schools in developed countries have introduced research programmes for medical students. A few medical colleges in developing(More)
OBJECTIVES The intensive care unit (ICU) is a setting where a large number of drugs are administered to patients and the costs of hospitalization and drug treatment are high. Information on drug utilization in intensive care units (ICUs) are lacking in western Nepal. The present study was carried out to obtain information on the basic demographic pattern of(More)
Histone deacetylase inhibitors (HDACi) have been actively explored as anti-cancer agents due to their ability to prevent deacetylation of histones, resulting in uncoiling of chromatin and stimulation of a range of genes associated in the regulation of cell survival, proliferation, differentiation and apoptosis. During the past several years, many HDACi have(More)
Objective. To determine the level of knowledge, opinions, and preventive practices followed by dental students against Hepatitis B. The study also explored if any correlation existed between knowledge, opinion, and preventive practices score. Materials and Methods. A cross-sectional study was conducted in a dental teaching institution. The subjects(More)
Drug related complications, a major cause of hospitalizations, lead to huge economic burden and significant human suffering. New chemical entities enter the market without sufficient safety data on patient population making rare (Adverse Drug Reactions) ADRs undetected in the clinical trials. ADR monitoring helps in detecting the occurrence of rare and(More)