Umamaheswari Govindan

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BACKGROUND Evidence-based therapies that have been shown to improve outcomes in acute coronary syndromes (ACS) are often underused in clinically eligible patients. We evaluated the impact, efficacy and acceptability of a quality improvement programme to manage ACS. METHODS A well-defined geographical area was identified and a situational analysis done.(More)
Two groups of hospital inpatients, one with asthma and the other with chronic bronchitis were studied during the course of an acute episode. All had comparable airways obstruction and were free of cardiac involvement. They were treated on roughly similar lines and without the use of adrenal corticosteroids or any other agent that may influence body water(More)
Hepatopancreatic microsporidiosis in cultivated Litopenaeus vannamei and Penaeus monodon is caused by the newly emerged pathogen Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHP). It has been detected in shrimp cultured in China, Vietnam and Thailand and is suspected to have occurred in Malaysia and Indonesia and to be associated with severely retarded growth. Due to(More)
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