MEASUREMENT OF WAIST CIRCUMFERANCE AND WAIST-HIP RATIO AMONG ELDERLY MONGOLOID AND THARU POPULATION OF SUNSARI AND MORANG DISTRICTS OF EASTERN NEPAL

Yadav P, Jha CB, Koirala S, Yadav D, Baral DD ABSTRACT       Anthropometric standards derived from adult population may not be appropriate for elderly because of body composition change occur during ageing. The objective is to provide anthropometric characteristics of elderly Mongoloid and Tharu population & to describe gender differences of anthropometric characteristics in the…

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SYSTEMIC ANTIBIOTICS IN ENDODONTIC PRACTICE: MANDATORY OR, OPTIONAL

Dr.Maneesha Das, Dr.Bharat Deosarkar, Dr.Renu S Pande, Dr.Abhishek Singh Nayyar ABSTRACT Antibiotics are life-saving adjuncts to the armamentarium available to health professionals for management of a plethora of infections. In endodontic treatment and trauma cases, antibiotics are prescribed systemically in the form of either oral and/or, parenteral drugs. Systemic antibiotics are routinely used during treatment…

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THE EFFECT OF VITAMIN E IN THE GENTAMICIN INDUCED NEPHROTOXICITY IN WISTAR ALBINO RATS- A HISTOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE

Yadav G, Awasthi J R, Pandey N, Shrestha S, Jha CB ABSTRACT Introduction: Gentamicin is commonly applied aminoglycoside antibiotic for the treatment of gram negative infection which causes nephrotoxicity. Vitamin E had shown promising effect in Cisplatin and adriamycin-induced nephrotoxicity and expected to show the palliative effect in GM- induced nephrotoxicity. Aims & Objectives: To…

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EFFECT OF BODY MASS INDEX ON DYNAMIC BALANCE AND FUNCTIONAL ACTIVITY IN PERSONS WITH OSTEOARTHRITIS OF KNEE: A CROSS SECTIONAL OBSERVATIONAL STUDY

Mittal T. Raval , Bhavna Gadhavi ABSTRACT Osteoarthritis is a chronic and degenerative disease, with disease prevalence increasing with advancing age. Higher BMI is a significant risk factor for OA in weight bearing joints. Balance is an integral component of Activity of Daily Living. Obese individuals have more stable postural balance but may still experience…

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EVALUATION OF THE INFLUENCE OF DIFFERENT IMPLANT ANGULATIONS ON THE ACCURACY OF AN IMPRESSION RECORDED USING VARIOUS VISCOSITIES OF ADDITION SILICONE IMPRESSION MATERIAL-AN IN-VITRO STUDY

Reshma Babu, Neelima Menon.S ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: Implant with an axial orientation that is not in line with the needs of prosthetic rehabilitation may occur for various reasons. As a result, the impression procedure may be adversely influenced. Inaccuracies during impressions inevitably lead to laboratory errors resulting in lack of precision and misfit of the restoration.…

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COMPARING THE EFFECT OF CONVENTIONAL PHYSICAL THERAPY APPLICATIONS AND KINESIOLOGICAL TAPING ON PAIN INTENSITY AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN CHRONIC BACK AND LEG PAIN PATIENTS

Burcu ÖZÃœBERK, Nihal BÃœKER ABSTRACT Objectives: The aims of this study are to compare effects of conventional physical therapy and kinesiology taping methods on the patients with chronic low back and leg pain and to control in terms of pain intensity and quality of life. Materials and Methods: A total of 48 participants were randomly…

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A PROSPECTIVE KAP STUDY ON DISASTER MANAGEMENT OF HEALTHCARE STAFF

Nidhi Yadav, K. Preetham, P. Anchalia ABSTRACT The study is designed and conducted to understand the baseline of knowledge, attitude and practice towards disaster management among health care providers. Sampling is done among nurses, housekeeping and security staff to obtain statistically significant findings, based on which targeted intervention can be planned. The key findings suggest…

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