S. G. Kabra

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A prescription audit was carried out among the outpatient attendees of 31 secondary level hospitals under Maharashtra Health Systems Development Project. Use of drugs and cost of treatment of diarrhoea were studied using the prescriptions for diarrhoea collected for the prescription audit. Average number of drugs prescribed per prescription for treatment of(More)
Radiographs of the foot and hip in 61 patients with fractures of the upper end of femur have been studied, noting the progressive loss of bone trabeculae with age. The trabecular pattern in the calcaneum (expressed as the calcaneal index) closely parallels that in the upper end of the femur (Singh's index) and is easier to assess. Both indices have a(More)
A load deflection and a cyclic loading apparatus capable of measuring dorsiflexion/plantarflexion, pronation/supination, internal/external rotation, and cyclic dorsiflexion (60 cycles per minute) of ankle-foot prostheses are described. A test protocol was developed to assess the functional parameters of the Jaipur ankle-foot prosthesis before and after(More)
  • S G Kabra
  • 1990
This report describes the construction and evaluation of an ankle-foot prosthesis using human cadaveric bones as the endoskeleton inside a fiber-reinforced vulcanized rubber shell. Cadaveric bones and exhumed skeletal bones were used. Three designs were fabricated, subjected to radiographic evaluation, and underwent 4-week field trials of normal daily use(More)
OBJECTIVE The main objective of the prescription audit of the secondary level government hospitals under the Maharashtra Health Systems Development Project (MHSDP) was to develop a list of essential drugs. Other objectives were to articulate measures for improving the prescription practices and to generate information on the core prescribing indicators(More)
Sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis (SEP) was diagnosed in two men, one middle-aged woman, and a prepubertal girl, none of whom had been treated with beta-blockers, peritoneal dialysis, or peritoneal shunting. Idiopathic SEP has hitherto been reported mainly in adolescent females. It is hypothesised that in these patients, who were from two adjacent(More)
In India, vitamin tonics are promoted and sold as a means to improve the intelligence of children. 3 research studies in the UK have attempted to evaluate the influence of vitamin intake on nonverbal and verbal intelligence. The University of Dundee study by Dr. D. Benton and Dr. G. Roberts in 1988 followed 12-13 year old children who received vitamin(More)