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Does the Type of Food Consumed Contribute to GI Symptoms at Hostels? A Review at Karunya University

Gastroenteritis is an infection of the intestines that causes diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal pain. The incidence of gastroenteritis has been steady for decades, but mortality due to diarrhea has declined (4). Admissions for diarrhoeal disorders account for about 1.5 to 4% of …

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Value of a Pain Relief Clinic with Physiotherapists in a General Outpatient Clinic

Pain experienced by patients can vary from very mild to extreme, and it can be localized or widespread, depending on the cause. The word “pain” itself is derived from the Latin word “poena,” which means a fine or penalty (1). Pain is the most common reason for…

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Emergency Medical Care During a Sports Event: An Experience

Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM) is a specialty now. Sports and Exercise Medicine doctors have finished medical school and residency training in a specialty like rehabilitation medicine (or physiatry) or orthopedic surgery.

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Innovations in Surgical Care for the Poor: Presented at the Canadian Conference on Global Health 2014

Objective Advanced surgical care is not available to most people in rural areas because of reasons related to “Accessibility, Availability and Affordability.” We describe how the Surgical Services Initiative helped to address these problems and make advanced surgical care available to the poor and the needy over three decades, in… 

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21st Canadian Conference on Global Health: A Report

The 21st Canadian Conference on Global Health was held at the Westin Hotel in Ottawa, Canada, from November 2-4, 2014. The theme of the conference was “Partnerships for Global Health.” About 143 papers were presented in various forms – papers, posters, symposiums, etc. – to approximately 441 participants from 28… 

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NABH Pre-Accreditation Entry-Level Standards: Using Software for Help

The National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Health Care Providers (NABH) has now given standards that need to be followed before applying for accreditation. The Indian Medical Association recommends these standards too. The standards might become mandatory for insurance companies for empanelling, and the state Governments might eventually make them… 

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Tips for Marketing Hospitals in Rural India

Marketing is essential for both rural and mission hospitals in order to enable the optimum use of the hospital services. Here are some of the innovative ways that worked in mission hospitals.

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