Sarala Narayana

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In order to deal with the rising problem of antibiotic resistance, newer antibacterials are being discovered and added to existing pool. Since the year 2000, however, only four new classes of antibacterials have been discovered. These include the oxazolidinones, glycolipopeptides, glycolipodepepsipeptide and pleuromutilins. Newer drugs were added to(More)
BACKGROUND Liver is the main organ for metabolism of drugs and hepatotoxicity is a potential adverse effect for most drugs. AIMS This study was to study the frequency of drug-induced hepatotoxicity and to find the common drugs causing hepatotoxicity. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was conducted at a tertiary care hospital in rural India. It is a study(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of the following study was to assess the knowledge, practice, perception and adverse reactions among hair dye users. SETTINGS AND DESIGN A cross-sectional study was conducted on patients, their attenders and staff of SDUMC. MATERIALS AND METHODS A questionnaire (28) pertaining to use of hair dyes and reactions to them was(More)
Organophosphorous (OP) compound poisoning is one of the most common causes for admission to the Medical Intensive Care Unit. The morbidity and mortality associated with OP poisoning is due to the action of the compound at the muscarinic, nicotinic receptors, and the central nervous system. Here is a rare case of extrapyramidal manifestations occurring in(More)
INTRODUCTION Prediabetes is an intermediate state between diabetes and normoglycaemia, where the glucose levels are higher than normal but not significant to be diagnosed as diabetes mellitus. Guidelines from various associations suggest different types of management in this situation. OBJECTIVE To assess knowledge and attitude of the doctors regarding(More)
CONTEXT Epilepsy is a neurological disorder affecting 70 million worldwide. The high incidence of relapse can be attributed to nonadherence, thus increasing the incidence of refractory epilepsy to 10%-20%. AIMS This study was planned to determine rate of adherence and factors affecting adherence using Antiepileptic Adherence Questionnaire and Baseline(More)
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