S. V. Patel

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Scopolamine hydrobromide was administered intravenously to 23 normal subjects (40-89 years) in doses of 0.1 mg, 0.25 mg, and 0.5 mg, in a double-blind. Placebo-controlled, random-order fashion. The effects of scopolamine, as compared to placebo, were assessed using a comprehensive cognitive test battery, as well as behavioral and physiological measures.(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected population in India. DESIGN Systematic review and meta-analysis. MATERIALS AND METHODS The Medline and Cochrane library database were searched. Any prospective or retrospective study enrolling a minimum of 10 subjects with a primary(More)
The disruption of multiple neurotransmitter systems in Alzheimer's disease plays an important role in the pathophysiology of cognitive and behavioral disturbances associated with the illness. The central cholinergic system is significantly disrupted in a fashion that correlates with cognitive impairment. This article describes drugs, such as scopolamine,(More)
INTRODUCTION Early diagnosis and early adequate drug treatment is very important aspect to reduce the load in cases of leprosy. So, correct labeling of paucibacillary and multibacillary cases is a prerequisite for the adequate treatment. Confirmation of diagnosis is an important indication for histopathological examination in doubtful cases. OBJECTIVES(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify the reproductive health issues associated with adolescence and their readiness to avail services like Adolescent Friendly Clinic (AFC) among rural school going children. MATERIALS AND METHODS A quantitative survey was carried out using a self-administered structured questionnaire among 768 (428 boys and 340 girls) students from 15(More)
BACKGROUND In spite of a few shortcomings such as over diagnosis and over treatment, syndromic management is a recommended practice in India for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). This study tries to find out the efficacy of syndromic management measured as symptomatic improvement in females with vaginal discharge syndrome. OBJECTIVE The objective of(More)
The Requirement Engineering (RE) is a systemic and integrated process of eliciting, elaborating, negotiating, prioritizing, specifying, validating and managing the requirements of a system. The detailed and agreed requirements are documented and specified to serve as the basis for further system development activities. The software industry has moved from(More)
AIMS This study compares the clinical and laboratory diagnosis of vaginal discharge syndrome. SETTINGS AND DESIGN This cross-sectional study was carried out at the gynaecology outpatient department of a tertiary care hospital in Gujarat, India. MATERIAL AND METHODS Total of 180 females diagnosed as vaginal discharge or cervicitis based on syndromic(More)