Shadan Institute of Medical science

Hyderabad, India

Shadan Institute of Medical science

Hyderabad, India
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Saraswathi K.S.,Shadan Institute of Medical science | Aljabri F.,Shadan Institute of Medical science | Shyamala R.,Bhaskar Medical College
Der Pharmacia Lettre | Year: 2013

Nutritional anaemia in pregnancy is one of India's major public health problems. The prevalence of anaemia in pregnant women ranges from 33% to 89%. The object of this study is to assess the incidence of anaemia in antenatal women. 9642 antenatal women were tested for Haemoglobin concentration in the blood. Incidence of anaemia was seen in 4918 women accounting for 51%.


Saraswathi K.S.,Shadan Institute of Medical science | Aljabri F.,Shadan Institute of Medical science
Der Pharmacia Lettre | Year: 2012

To determine the prevalence of of Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) during pregnancy in South Indian population. The study was conducted at Shadan Institute of Medical Sciences and Post graduate Research centre, Hyderabad, India during January 2010 to April 2012, including 2155 antenatal women. All of them were screened for HBsAg. Of the total 2155 antenatal women, 19 were found to be positive for HBsAg (0.9%). Hepatitis B infection is highly infectious, associated with maternal complications and transmission to the child. It is mandatory that all the antenatal women should be screened for HBsAg and appropriately managed.


Aljabri F.,Shadan Institute of Medical science | Saraswathi K.S.,Shadan Institute of Medical science
Der Pharmacia Lettre | Year: 2012

To determine the seroprevalence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus in pregnant women in a tertiary care hospital, South India. This study was conducted at Shadan Institute of Medical Sciences and PostGraduate Research Centre, Hyderabad, during August - 2007 to May 2012. The study included 4384 antenatal women, all of whom were screened for HIV. of the 4384 antenatal women, 12 were found to be positive for HIV (0.27%).


Kodakandla K.,Shadan Institute of Medical science | Nasirabadi M.,Dr Vrk Womens Medical College | Pasha M.S.,Shadan Institute of Medical science
Asian Journal of Psychiatry | Year: 2016

Objective: : This study aims to assess the intern's beliefs about mental illness, their attitude towards psychiatry and psychiatry as a career choice. Methods: : In a cross-sectional design, one hundred and seventy six interns from the two medical colleges completed the Belief about Mental illness scale and Attitudes Towards Psychiatry (ATP-29) scale. Results: : Majority of the interns considered mentally ill patients as dangerous, unpredictable, cannot take up major responsibilities, cannot be a good parent, have poor interpersonal or social skills. The attitude towards psychiatry overall, functioning of a psychiatrist, efficacy of psychiatry treatment was found to be good in over 90% of the interns. The attitude towards career and reward aspect of psychiatry was not favorable in about 40%. About 13% considered psychiatry as a career choice. Conclusions: : Beliefs about mental illness continue to be negative. Though the attitude towards psychiatry, psychiatrist and treatment efficacy is good, the social and reward aspects of psychiatry are not encouraging. Steps for changes in undergraduate medical education policies are required. © 2016 Elsevier B.V.


PubMed | Shadan Institute of Medical science and Dr Vrk Womens Medical College
Type: | Journal: Asian journal of psychiatry | Year: 2016

This study aims to assess the interns beliefs about mental illness, their attitude towards psychiatry and psychiatry as a career choice.In a cross-sectional design, one hundred and seventy six interns from the two medical colleges completed the Belief about Mental illness scale and Attitudes Towards Psychiatry (ATP-29) scale.Majority of the interns considered mentally ill patients as dangerous, unpredictable, cannot take up major responsibilities, cannot be a good parent, have poor interpersonal or social skills. The attitude towards psychiatry overall, functioning of a psychiatrist, efficacy of psychiatry treatment was found to be good in over 90% of the interns. The attitude towards career and reward aspect of psychiatry was not favorable in about 40%. About 13% considered psychiatry as a career choice.Beliefs about mental illness continue to be negative. Though the attitude towards psychiatry, psychiatrist and treatment efficacy is good, the social and reward aspects of psychiatry are not encouraging. Steps for changes in undergraduate medical education policies are required.


PubMed | Shadan Institute of Medical science, Panineeya Institute of Dental science and Research Center and Teaching Hospital and Research Center
Type: Journal Article | Journal: Indian dermatology online journal | Year: 2016

We report a patient with Downs syndrome and neurofibromatosis who presented with a keloid, sebaceous cyst and acanthosis nigricans, along with dental and ophthalmological defects. The coexistence of neurofibromatosis type 1 and Downs syndrome which are two unrelated genetic conditions is itself a rarity.


Amer S.,Mayo Medical School | Manzar H.S.,Shadan Institute of Medical science
Reviews in Clinical Gerontology | Year: 2015

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a condition in which non-native bacteria and/or native bacteria are present in increased numbers in the small bowel, resulting in excessive fermentation, inflammation or malabsorption. Patients with SIBO vary in presentation, from being only mildly symptomatic to suffering from chronic diarrhoea, weight loss and malabsorption. A number of diagnostic tests are currently available, with aspiration of the small intestinal fluid being the gold standard. Treatment encompasses a multimodal approach including treatment of the underlying disease, nutritional support and antibiotic therapy. In this review, we discuss the risk factors, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and treatment of SIBO in older people. Copyright © 2015 Cambridge University Press.


Yasmeen N.,Shadan Institute of Medical science | Siddique A.R.O.,Shadan Institute of Medical science | Panda S.,Shadan Institute of Medical science | Taranikanti M.,Shadan Institute of Medical science
Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology | Year: 2016

Cortical pathways for perception of sensory input are believed to be modulated by signals from other modalities. It is responsible for the fine tuning of the ability to perceive in the absence of a particular sense. In blind individuals associative visual areas of occipital cortex are polymodal in nature involved in processing of somatosensory and auditory signals in the absence of visual stimuli. Objectives – To study and compare the somatosensory evoked individuals in congenitally blind individuals. Materials & Methods – Ten Visually challenged females in the age group of 18-30 yrs were included in the study along with ten age & sex matched individuals. Somatosensory evoked potentials were recorded on Nicolet Viking select neurodiagnostic system version 10.0 using 3-channel with normal averaging technique. Conclusions – In congenitally blind individuals, the latency of N20 and P25 are shortened indicating faster conduction along the involved neural tracts & amplitude of N20 & P25 are increased which indicates greater somatosensory cortical activity. © 2016, Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India. All Rights reseved.


Gajjala S.R.,Shadan Institute of Medical science | Khalidi A.,Shadan Institute of Medical science
Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases | Year: 2014

Premature ejaculation (PE) is a common male sexual disorder. It is defined by the Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders as "ejaculation occurring, without control, on or shortly after penetration and before the person wishes it, causing marked distress or interpersonal difficulty. [1] Although the timing of intravaginal ejaculatory latency time (IELT) (i.e., time from penetration to ejaculation) is not included in this definition, an IELT of <2 min, or ejaculation occurring before penetration, has been considered consistent with PE. [2] Management involves both the patient and his partner. Therapeutic options should suit both partners and be appropriate to their habit in planning and frequency of intercourse. Follow-up at appropriate intervals to judge efficacy, titrate dosage of pharmacological treatments and ascertain side effects is mandatory.


PubMed | Shadan Institute of Medical science
Type: Journal Article | Journal: Indian journal of sexually transmitted diseases | Year: 2015

Premature ejaculation (PE) is a common male sexual disorder. It is defined by the Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders as ejaculation occurring, without control, on or shortly after penetration and before the person wishes it, causing marked distress or interpersonal difficulty.([1]) Although the timing of intravaginal ejaculatory latency time (IELT) (i.e., time from penetration to ejaculation) is not included in this definition, an IELT of <2 min, or ejaculation occurring before penetration, has been considered consistent with PE.([2]) Management involves both the patient and his partner. Therapeutic options should suit both partners and be appropriate to their habit in planning and frequency of intercourse. Follow-up at appropriate intervals to judge efficacy, titrate dosage of pharmacological treatments and ascertain side effects is mandatory.

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