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External fixation of intertrochanteric fractures of the femur.
External fixation was used in the treatment of 154 intertrochanteric fractures of the femur over a period of eight years. Good fixation and early ambulation was achieved in all cases. Blood loss wasExpand
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Medical Anthropology: A Review
Abstract Medical anthropology looks at cultural conceptions of the body, health and illness. Medical anthropology is the study of ethno-medicine; explanation of illness and disease; what causesExpand
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Pastoralists of Himalayas
Abstract Pastoral societies have revived strong and renewed interest among the anthropologist. Pastoralism is a subsistence pattern in which people make their living by domesticating large herds ofExpand
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Status of Tribal Women in India
The tribal women, constitute like any other social group, about half of the total population. The tribal women, as women in all social groups, are more illiterate than men. Like others social groups,Expand
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Settlements and Land-Use Patterns in the Lepcha Reserve-Dzongu Zone in the Sikkim Himalaya, India
Abstract With only 540,000 inhabitants, Sikkim is the least populated state in India. Sikkim is a multi-linguistic, multi-religious and multi-ethnic state. Historic events have played their part inExpand
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People, health, and disease: The Indian scenario
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Social Change, Religion and Medicine among Brokpas of Ladakh
Abstract The present study focuses on relationship between religion and medicine in context of social change among Brokpa, a distinctive cultural ethnic community nestled in central Ladakh on anExpand
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Status of Tribal Women
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Economic Pursuits and Strategies of Survival Among Damor of Rajasthan
Abstract The present study aims to investigate the economic pursuits and activities that Damors-a tribal group of Rajasthan ensue for their survival. How these low-income tribal families in southernExpand
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