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July-August 2017

Vol 30 | Issue 4

Editorial

Theorizing medical practice for India

Modern scientific medicine originated in the West. Its emphasis on empiricism, experimentation and evidence resulted in an explosion of knowledge, increase in technology and had a major impact on he...


Original Article

Role of synaptophysin in the intraoperative assessment of quadrantic innervation of the proximal doughnut in Hirschsprung disease

Background. Symptoms may persist in a retained aganglionic segment of the colon after corrective (pull-through) surgery in Hirschsprung disease (HD). Thus, it is important to assess the proxima...


Original Article

Psychometric validation of a Hindi version of a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) assessment test in patients in northern India

Background. We aimed to validate a Hindi version of a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) assessment test (CAT) for assessing the health status of patients in northern India.


Short Report

Population-based estimate of urinary stones from Ballabgarh, northern India

Background. Stones in the urinary tract are a common condition but there is paucity of data on their population-based estimates in India. We describe our findings of the burden of urinary stone...


Review Article

Assessment of pain in the elderly: A literature review

Background. Pain perception is highly subjective, and effective pain management can be challenging in the elderly. We aimed to identify a set of practical measures that could be used to assess ...


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Peer Review Congress

Online Course on Medical Certification of Cause of Death

The Division of Epidemiology and Population Health, St. John's Research Institute, Bangalore is running an online course on Medical Certification of Cause of Death (MCCD).