Sachee R Agrawal

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The purpose of this study was to determine the self-report pain rating scale(s) that can be used to quantify pain in elderly persons across cognitive functioning levels. Randomly selected elderly subjects (N = 100) completed the Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire to categorize their level of cognitive impairment: intact (n = 36), mild (n = 9),(More)
BACKGROUND Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is the most powerful risk factor for the progression of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection to Tuberculosis (TB) disease. TB accelerates the progression of HIV infection to AIDS and shortens the survival of such patients. AIM To determine the seroprevalence of HIV infection among TB confirmed patients in a(More)
BACKGROUND Chikungunya fever (CHIK) is an arboviral disease. Dengue fever (DENG) and CHIK are indistinguishable clinically and need to be differentiated by laboratory investigations. PURPOSE This study aimed at estimating the seroprevalence of CHIK mono-infection and CHIK and DENG dual infection in suspected patients. We also analyzed the age, sex(More)
BACKGROUND Access to reproductive health services in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) programs can greatly enhance program's potential to limit the spread of disease, reduce unintended pregnancies and safeguard the health of infected people. OBJECTIVES To assess (i) knowledge, attitude, and use regarding contraceptives; safe sex and dual protection;(More)
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