Ruchika Kumar

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World Health Organization-recommended rehydration solution for malnourished children (ReSoMal) for rehydrating severe acute malnourished children is not available in India. In present study, 110 consecutive children aged 6-59 months with severely acute malnourishment and acute diarrhea were randomized to low-osmolarity oral rehydration solution (ORS)(More)
Indexing the databases for efficient querying has been almost for long era and the advantage of using it is eminent. Conversely, deciding whether or not to make use of indexes in a circumstances commands detailed assessment in addition to trade-off amid its outlay and operation. The investigation by Mofidpoor et al. (2013 IEEE international conference on(More)
Spatial distribution of ectoparasites on the gills of the mullet Liza macrolepis collected from two sites, the unpolluted reference site (Site I) and the heavily polluted North western arm of Visakhapatnam harbour (Site II), was analysed. Of the various ectoparasite species found on the gills of the mullet, only Ancyrocephalus vanbenedeni (Monogenea) and(More)
  • R Kumar
  • Indian journal of pediatrics
  • 2000
Epilepsies are a diverse group of disorders with both shared and distinct features. Classification allows a coherent, systematic approach and serves as a 'universal language' between neurologists all over the world. There are two systems of classifications of epilepsies in use today. The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) Classification of(More)
OBJECTIVES The study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of abnormal lactose breath hydrogen test in children with non-organic chronic abdominal pain. METHODS Children with chronic abdominal pain were examined and investigated for organic causes. All children without a known organic cause underwent lactose and glucose breath hydrogen test. After a(More)
Enteric fever is an important public-health problem in India. The clinical presentation of typhoid fever is very variable, ranging from fever with little other morbidities to marked toxemia and associated multisystem complications. Fever is present in majority of patients (>90 %) irrespective of their age group. Mortality is higher in younger children.(More)
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