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2016 | May | Volume 20 | Issue 5

RESEARCH ARTICLE

R Ravikumar, Dheeraj Masapu, Sritam Jena, H. B. Veenakumari, Venkatapura J. Ramesh, Varadarajan Bhadrinarayan

Comparison of suction above cuff and standard endotracheal tubes in neurological patients for the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia and in-hospital outcome: A randomized controlled pilot study

[Year:2016] [Month:] [Volume:20] [Number:5] [Pages:6] [Pages No:261 - 266]

Keywords: Mini-broncho-alveolar lavage fluid, neurological patients, outcome, subglottic secretions, ventilator-associated pneumonia

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.182196  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Nikhilesh Anand, I. M. Nagendra Nayak, M. V. Advaitha, Noble J. Thaikattil, Kiran A. Kantanavar, Sanjit Anand

Antimicrobial agents' utilization and cost pattern in an Intensive Care Unit of a Teaching Hospital in South India

[Year:2016] [Month:] [Volume:20] [Number:5] [Pages:6] [Pages No:274 - 279]

Keywords: Antimicrobial agents, cost analysis, DDD/ATC, drug utilization study, Intensive Care Unit

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.182200  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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REVIEW ARTICLE

Aisling Longworth, David Veitch, Sandeep Gudibande, Tony Whitehouse, Catherine Snelson, Tonny Veenith

Tracheostomy in special groups of critically ill patients: Who, when, and where?

[Year:2016] [Month:] [Volume:20] [Number:5] [Pages:5] [Pages No:280 - 284]

Keywords: Complications, mechanical ventilation, percutaneous tracheostomy, surgical tracheostomy, tracheostomy, translaryngeal intubation, ventilator-associated pneumonia

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BRIEF COMMUNICATION

Debashish Dhar, Ashish Garg, Rahul Singh, Dimple Anand, Seema Bhargava, Lalit M. Srivastava, Imran Gafoor

Exploration of eosinopenia as a diagnostic parameter to differentiate sepsis from systemic inflammatory response syndrome: Results from an observational study

[Year:2016] [Month:] [Volume:20] [Number:5] [Pages:6] [Pages No:285 - 290]

Keywords: Absolute eosinophil count, negative predictive value, procalcitonin, sepsis, systemic inflammatory response syndrome

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.182199  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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BRIEF COMMUNICATION

Qalab Abbas, Anwar Ul Haq, Raman Kumar, Syed Asad Ali, Kashif Hussain, Sadia Shakoor

Evaluation of antibiotic use in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of a developing country

[Year:2016] [Month:] [Volume:20] [Number:5] [Pages:4] [Pages No:291 - 294]

Keywords: Antibiotic use, developing country, infection, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.182197  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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CASE REPORT

Desh Deepak, Suneel Kumar Garg, Akhilesh Singh, Kirti Vashist

Extracorporeal treatment with high-volume continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration and charcoal-based sorbent hemoperfusion for severe metformin-associated lactic acidosis

[Year:2016] [Month:] [Volume:20] [Number:5] [Pages:4] [Pages No:295 - 298]

Keywords: Charcoal hemoperfusion, extracorporeal, metformin

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.182205  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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CASE REPORT

Wan Fadzlina Wan Muhd Shukeri, Wan Mohd Nazaruddin Wan Hassan, Chandran Nadarajan

A rare complication of tracheal intubation

[Year:2016] [Month:] [Volume:20] [Number:5] [Pages:3] [Pages No:299 - 301]

Keywords: Endobronchial intubation, left main bronchus intubation, right main bronchus intubation

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.182209  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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CASE REPORT

Shoma Vinay Rao, Gijoe George Jacob, Nithin Abraham Raju, Sneha Ann Ancheri

Spontaneous arterial hemorrhage as a complication of dengue

[Year:2016] [Month:] [Volume:20] [Number:5] [Pages:3] [Pages No:302 - 304]

Keywords: Arterial haemorrhage, dengue, recus sheath haematoma

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.182201  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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CASE REPORT

Sachinkumar N. Ambapkar, Naresh Shetty, Arpita Dwivedy, Harshad Onkarrao Malve

Statin-induced rhabdomyolysis in patient with renal failure and underlying undiagnosed hypothyroidism

[Year:2016] [Month:] [Volume:20] [Number:5] [Pages:3] [Pages No:305 - 307]

Keywords: Atorvastatin, foot drop, myopathy, myositis

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.182210  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Shahla Siddiqui

Dying within dying: Ethical dilemmas of treating terminally ill patients with acute life-threatening illnesses

[Year:2016] [Month:] [Volume:20] [Number:5] [Pages:2] [Pages No:308 - 309]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.182206  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Atul Jindal, Gajanan Yelme

Scorpion bite, a sting to the heart!

[Year:2016] [Month:] [Volume:20] [Number:5] [Pages:2] [Pages No:309 - 310]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.182198  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Vikas Saini, Tanvir Samra, Aakriti Gupta

An aberrantly positioned central venous catheter: A presage of an underlying anatomical anomaly

[Year:2016] [Month:] [Volume:20] [Number:5] [Pages:2] [Pages No:310 - 311]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.182208  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Prateek Saurabh Shrivastava, Jegadeesh Ramasamy

Mid-term assessment of the decade of action for road safety: Progress made, yet at a slow rate

[Year:2016] [Month:] [Volume:20] [Number:5] [Pages:2] [Pages No:312 - 313]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.182204  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Jayabal Pandiaraja

Another cutaneous sign of acute pancreatitis

[Year:2016] [Month:] [Volume:20] [Number:5] [Pages:2] [Pages No:313 - 314]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.182207  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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