Monthly Archives: August 2014

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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Reducing Bleeding in FESS

Reducing Bleeding fess from Balasubramanian Thiagarajan Dr. Balasubramanian Thiagarajan, is a Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at Stanley Medical College in Chennai, Tamilnadu. He has authored a number of journal articles and case reports on otolaryngology and related topics, as well as three books. Presentation used with permission from… 

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Quick Case: Accelerated Hypertension

By: Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani
Patient Profile: Age: 50, Sex: Male, History: Nothing particular, Presenting complaints: Multiple migrating joint pains, feeling tired since 1 week.

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Effect of Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 on Salivary Glucose

Early screening of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) is essential for improved prognosis and effective delay of clinical complications associated with diabetes, and has been suggested as an important strategy to lower the incidence of this disease worldwide [1]–[3]. To date, urine and blood tests are available for screening type 2 DM.

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Thresholds of Oxidative Stress in Newly Diagnosed Diabetic Patients on Intensive Glucose-Control Therapy

Fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1C) are the central measures of diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes (FPG ≥126 mg/dl (7.0 mmol/L); HbA1C ≥6.5%) and prediabetic states (FPG 100–125 mg/dl (5.5–6.9 mmol/L); HbA1C 5.7–6.4%). The clinical management of diabetes focuses on the control of hyperglycemia using a combination of nutritional and pharmacological therapies.

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Tuberculosis Management Practices of Private Practitioners in Pune Municipal Corporation, India

According to the third National Family Health Survey in India, conducted in 2006, the private sector remains a primary source for health care for patients of all socioeconomic levels [1]. A large proportion of patients with tuberculosis (TB) in countries with high TB prevalence first seek care with a private practitioner.

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