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2011 | January | Volume 15 | Issue 1

RESEARCH ARTICLE

K. Punith, Uchil Sudhir, Ravi Kumar Venkatachalaiah, Thimmaiah Anil Kumar, Medha Yogesh Rao

Significance of serum procalcitonin in sepsis

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:5] [Pages No:1 - 5]

Keywords: Procalcitonin, sepsis, septic shock, severe sepsis, sepsis-related organ failure assessment score

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Ashu Mathai, John Abraham, Smitha E. George

Efficacy of a multimodal intervention strategy in improving hand hygiene compliance in a tertiary level intensive care unit

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:10] [Pages No:6 - 15]

Keywords: Hand hygiene compliance, intensive care unit, multimodal intervention

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.78215  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

G. C. Khilnani, T.K.Luqman Arafath, Seema Sood, S.K Sharma

Comparison of bronchoscopic and non-bronchoscopic techniques for diagnosis of ventilator associated pneumonia

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:8] [Pages No:16 - 23]

Keywords: Bronchoscopic brush, bronchoalveolar lavage, endotracheal aspirate, non-bronchoscopic bronchoalveolar lavage, ventilator associated pneumonia

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Binila Chacko, John Victor Peter, Shalom Patole, Jude Joseph Fleming, Ratnasamy Selvakumar

Electrolytes assessed by point-of-care testing - Are the values comparable with results obtained from the central laboratory?

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:6] [Pages No:24 - 29]

Keywords: Agreement, bland and altman, concordance, electrolytes, point-of-care testing

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Peter A. Hampshire, Arpan Guha, Ann Strong, Dawn Parsons, Patricia Rowan

An evaluation of the charlson co-morbidity score for predicting sepsis after elective major surgery

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:7] [Pages No:30 - 36]

Keywords: Charlson score, predictors, sepsis

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CASE REPORT

Deepak Bansal, Ranju Singh, Neha Baduni, Homay Vajifdar

Anaphylactic reaction to intravenous diclofenac

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:37 - 39]

Keywords: Anaphylaxis, diclofenac sodium, intravenous, pulmonary embolism

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CASE REPORT

Vivek B. Kute, A.V. Vanikar, M.R. Gumber, P.R. Shah, K.R. Goplani, H.L. Trivedi

Hemodialysis through persistent left superior vena cava

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:40 - 42]

Keywords: Hemodialysis, hemodialysis catheter, persistent left superior vena cava

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CASE REPORT

Gagan Brar, Jose Chacko, Ashok Elangovan, Ramanathan Moorthy

Apical ballooning syndrome after attempted suicidal hanging

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:43 - 45]

Keywords: Apical ballooing, left ventricular dysfunction, suicidal hanging

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.78225  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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CASE REPORT

Jagjit Singh, Geeta Gathwala, K. N. Rattan, Kapil Bhalla

Nonchylous idiopathic pleural effusion in the newborn

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:46 - 48]

Keywords: Idiopathic neonatal pleural effusion, nonchylous, respiratory distress

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CASE REPORT

Maneesh Singhal, Bijayini Behera, Sandeep Bhoriwal, M. C. Misra

Post-traumatic skin and soft tissue infection due to Aeromonas hydrophila

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:49 - 51]

Keywords: Aeromonas hydrophila, skin and soft tissue infection, trauma

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.78228  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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CASE REPORT

Jyotindu Debnath, R. Bala Murali Krishna, Ankit Mathur

Contralateral hyperinflation: Computed tomography demonstration of an unusual complication of unrecognized endobronchial intubation

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:52 - 54]

Keywords: Contralateral hyperinflation, endobronchial intubation, computed tomography

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CASE REPORT

Shrikant Bobade, Vinay Kulkarni, Sudhir Dhumne, Saurabh Barde, Jitesh Chauhan

Drug interaction leading to prolonged sedation in a postoperative high risk coronary bypass surgery patient

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:55 - 57]

Keywords: Erythromycin, midazolam, prolonged sedation

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Rapid Communication

Taopheeq Bamidele Rabiu

Revisiting the eye opening response of the Glasgow Coma Scale

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:58 - 59]

Keywords: Eye closure response, eye opening response, Glasgow Coma Scale, traumatic brain injury

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Viroj Wiwanitkit

Novel H1N1 influenza infection in intensive care unit

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:1] [Pages No:60 - 60]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.78232  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Jose Chacko, B. Gagan, E. Ashok, M. Radha, H. V. Hemanth

Authors′ reply

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:60 - 61]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/ijccm-15-1-60  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Amit Jain

Right subclavian artery cannulation: Is chest roentgenogram sufficient to diagnose the complication?

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:61 - 62]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.78234  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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Authors' reply

Nataraj Srinivasan

Author′s reply

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:1] [Pages No:62 - 62]

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Vivek B. Kute, Hargovind L. Trivedi, Pankaj R. Shah, Manoj R. Gumber, Aruna V. Vanikar

Critically ill patients with 2009 H1N1 infection in an Indian intensive care unit

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:62 - 63]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.78236  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Syed Ahmed Zaki, Vijay Lad

Encephalopathy as a presenting feature of ascariasis in a child

[Year:2011] [Month:January] [Volume:15] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:63 - 64]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.78237  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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