Indian J Med Res 144, October 2016, pp 491-640 

CONTENTS

Editorials

Dignity in mental health practice & research: Time to unite on innovation, outreach & education
Douglas Ziedonis, Celine Larkin, Raghu Appasani
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200885  

Dignity & first aid in mental health
Rajesh Sagar, Sathya Prakash.
DOI: 10.4103/0971-5916.200883  

Commentaries

Uniform multidrug therapy for leprosy – time for a rethink?
Paul R Saunderson
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200884

Perspective

Rational use of medicines: Cost consideration & way forward
Nilima A Kshirsagar 
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Review Articles

Fats & fatty acids in Indian diets: Time for serious introspection
Indu Mani, Anura V Kurpad
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200904  

Apoptosis, autophagy & endoplasmic reticulum stress in diabetes mellitus
Levent Demirtas, Aydin Guclu, Fatih Mehmet Erdur, Emin Murat Akbas, Adalet Ozcicek, Didem Onk, Kultigin Turkmen
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200887  

Original Articles

International open trial of uniform multidrug therapy regimen for leprosy patients: Findings & implications for national leprosy programmes
Ponnaiah Manickam, Sanjay M Mehendale, Bathyala Nagaraju, Kiran Katoch, Abdul Jamesh, Ramalingam Kutaiyan, Shen Jianping, Shivakumar Mugudalabetta, Vitthal Jadhav, Prabu Rajkumar, Jayasree Padma, Kanagasabai Kaliaperumal, Vijayakumar Pannikar, Padabettu Krishnamurthy, Mohan D Gupte
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200888  

Observation on frequency & clinico-pathological significance of various cytogenetic risk groups in multiple myeloma: an experience from India
Pratibha S Kadam Amare, Hemani Jain, Shraddha Nikalje, Manju Sengar, Hari Menon, Nitin Inamdar, PG Subramanian, Sumeet Gujral, Tanuja Shet, Sridhar Epari, Reena Nair
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200890  

Morphological spectrum of mediastinal lesions with special emphasis on evaluation of needle biopsy: An experience from a tertiary care hospital
Riti Aggarwal, Seema Rao, Prem Chopra, Sunita Bhalla, CL Vijay, Belal Bin Asaf, Arvind Kumar
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200903  

Characterization of cardiac arrest in the emergency department of a Brazilian University Reference Hospital: A prospective study
Cassia Regina Vancini-Campanharo, Rodrigo Luiz Vancini, Claudio Andre Barbosa de Lira, Marília dos Santos Andrade, Maria Carolina Barbosa Teixeira Lopes, Meiry Fernanda Pinto Okuno, Ruth Ester Assayag Batista, Álvaro Nagib Atallah, Aécio Flávio Teixeira de Góis
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200898  

Prevention of phosphine-induced cytotoxicity by nutrients in HepG2 cells
Marzieh Rashedinia, Akram Jamshidzadeh, Abbas Rezaiean Mehrabadi, Hossein Niknahad
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200896  

Comparison of haemoglobin estimates using direct & indirect cyanmethaemoglobin methods
Priyanka Gupta Bansal, Gurudayal Singh Toteja, Neena Bhatia, Sanjeev Gupta, Manpreet Kaur, Tulsi Adhikari, Ashok Kumar Garg 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200882  

Evaluation of the effects of omega-3 & interferon alpha-2b administration on partial bladder outlet obstruction in a rat model
Fatih Firat, Nihat Uluocak, Fikret Erdemir, Dogan Atilgan, Fatma Markoc, Bekir Suha Parlaktas, Adem Yasar
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200899  

Antibacterial nanosilver coated orthodontic bands with potential implications in dentistry
Rahul Damodaran Prabha, Rajasigamani Kandasamy, U Sajeev Sivaraman, Maya A Nandkumar, Prabha D Nair
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200895 

Computational prediction of immunodominant antigenic regions & potential protective epitopes for dengue vaccination
Karthikeyan Muthusamy, Krishnasamy Gopinath, Dharmalingam Nandhini
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200894  

Epidemiological investigation of an outbreak of typhoid fever in Jorhat town of Assam, India
Jashbeer Singh Roy, Lahari Saikia, Mithu Medhi, Dipak Tassa
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200902  

Molecular characterization of Orientia tsutsugamushi serotypes causing scrub typhus outbreak in southern region of K Usha, E Kumar, Usha Kalawat, B Siddhartha Kumar, A Chaudhury, D. V. R. Sai Gopal 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200886

Risk factors associated with fluoroquinolone-resistant enterococcal urinary tract infections in a tertiary care university hospital in north India
Tuhina Banerjee, Shampa Anupurba 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200897  

A cost-effective anaerobic culture method & its comparison with a standard method
Uma Shankar Saha, Richa Misra, Dinesh Tiwari, Kashi Nath Prasad
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200881  

Antidepressant & anxiolytic activities of N-(pyridin-3-yl) quinoxalin-2-carboxamide: A novel serotonin type 3 receptor antagonist in behavioural animal models
Dilip Kumar Pandey, Thangraj Devadoss, Neha Modak, Radhakrishnan Mahesh
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200893  

Long-term outbreak of Klebsiella pneumoniae& third generation cephalosporin use in a neonatal intensive care unit in north India
Tuhina Banerjee, Amitabha Bhattacharjee, Supriya Upadhyay, Shweta Mishra, Karuna Tiwari, Shampa Anupurba, Malay Ranjan Sen, Sriparna Basu, Ashok Kumar
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200900  

Correspondences

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) as a rescue treatment in acute respiratory distress syndrome caused by AH1N1 virus infection
Marzena Zielinska, Alicja Bartkowska-Sniatkowska, Magdalena Checinska, Jowita Rosada-Kurasinska, Waldemar Golebiowski 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200891  

Difference in vector ticks dropping rhythm governs the epidemiology of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever & Kyasanur forest disease in India
Devendra T Mourya, Gajanan N Sapkal, Pragya D Yadav 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200892  

Clinical Images

Oro-facial digital syndrome (type II) with lingual lipomas
Riaz Abdulla, Maya Somasundaran
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200889  

Book Reviews

Patient safety in dialysis access
Sanjay K Agarwal
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200878  

Alopecias: Practical evaluation and management
V Ramesh
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200879 

The tobacco epidemic: 2nd, revised and extended edition
Surinder K Jindal
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.200880  

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