JIMSA
Official Publication of
INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL SCIENCES ACADEMY
October-December 2008
VOL.21     No.4
PRESIDENT WRITES 185
FROM EDITOR’S DESK 187
Editorial :
Nosocomial Infections – Therapeutic Challenges
- N. S. Neki
189
Original
Prevalence of Nasal Carriage of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococci in Healthy Population of Gangtok, East Sikkim
- Devjyoti Majumdar, Ankur Barua, Barnali Paul
191
Preoperative Evaluation of Colorectal Carcinoma by Computed Tomography
- Rajul Rastogi, Satish Kumar Bhargava, Satish Kachhawa
195
MRI Changes in Compressive Myelopathy in Fluorosis- Study of 18 Cases from North West India
- Ashok Panagariya, Ravindra Singh, Paresh Sukhani, Bhawana Sharma
199
Case Report
A Case of Myopathy Caused by Simvastatin in a Hypertensive Diabetic Patient – A Case Report
-N.S. Neki, H.L. Kazal
203
Solitary Osteochondroma of the Scapula : A Rare Differential Diagnosis of Shoulder Pain
- J.P.S Walia, Nitin Bansal, Baljeet Singh, Sameer Gupta
205
Amiodarone Induced Systemic Lupus Erythematosus – A Case Report
- N.S. Neki
207
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome- A Case Report
- N.S.Neki
209
Update
Organophosphorus Poisoning – Revisited
- N.S.Neki
211
Health
Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in India : Challenges and Opportunities
- A.Nath, S.Garg, M.M.Singh
215
Pictorial CME
Neuropathic Edema and Charcot Foot in a Diabetic Patient
- N.S. Neki
219
Letter to the editor
Slow Epidemic of Bronchial Asthma
- Ranabir Pal, Ankur Barua
219
Symposium
Pediatric Nephrology
221
Editorial
Development of Pediatric Nephrology in India
- Vijay Kher
223
Management of Bedwetting in Children
- M. Kanitkar
225
Advances in the Pathogenesis and Management of Idiopathic Steroid Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome in Children
- Rajendra Bhimma
228
Renal Replacement Therapy in Children
- Sanjeev Gulati
231
Obstructive Uropathy in Newborns
- S.K. Chowdhary
234
JIMSA BEST PUBLISHED ARTICLE AWARDS 187
DRUG PROFILE 201
LITERATURE REVIEW 218
ETHICAL GUIDELINES FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH 206
FUTURE SPECIAL ISSUES/SYMPOSIA 227
NEXT ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS 227
IMSA NEWS 186
PEER REVIEWERS OF JIMSA 236
ABSTRACTS : IMSACON 2008 237
GUIDELINES OF AUTHORS 249
SUBJECT INDEX 247
AUTHOR INDEX 248
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Editor : Dr. P.D. Gulati