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This paper describes the development of a self-rating scale to measure adjustment to cancer. The Mental Adjustment to Cancer (MAC) Scale has been completed by 235 patients with various types and stages of cancer. It is easily understood by, and acceptable to, patients. Data relating to reliability and internal consistency indicate that the MAC scale is a(More)
BACKGROUND Indomethacin, a non-steriodalanti-inflammatory drug, is used mainly for the treatment of painful joints such as rehumatoid arthritis, osteo-arhtritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis etc. It relieves pain, reduces swelling and tenderness of the joints. It also induces ulceration of stomach and small intestine both in experimental animals and humans.(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess dose related toxic effects of Cypermethrin, a new synthetic pyrethroid insecticide, on the mammalian kidney. METHODS The study was conducted at Khyber Medical College, Peshawar, in the year 2001, 2002. Adult albino mice (6-8 weeks old) were used for the study. Cypermethrin was administered in doses of 15 mg/kg body weight and 30 mg/kg(More)
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