JIMSA
Official Publication of
INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL SCIENCES ACADEMY
October - December 2012
Vol.-25, Issue-4
PRESIDENT WRITES 217
FROM EDITOR’S DESK 219
Editorial:
Eye Screening in Children: Its Relevance and Implications.
-A.K. Grover, Surbhi Arora
221
Original:
Prevalence of Refractive Errors, Color Vision Defects and Other Ocular Disorders in School-going Children: Primary Screening by School Teachers
-Anmol Gupta, Ram Lal, S.R. Mazta, Deepak Sharma
223
Lipid Peroxidation and Antioxidant Status in Patients of End Stage Renal Disease with and without Pulmonary Tuberculosis.
-V. Pugalendhi, Prema Gurumurthy, T.M.R. Panicker, M. Paul Korath, K. Jagadeesan, J. Tracy Tina Angelina
225
Evaluation of Liver Functions in Falciparum Malaria
-M. Sharma, N. Nand, H. Kumar, Lata Suman
229
Quality of life of ICTC counsellors of Northern India
-S.R. Mazta, A.K. Gupta, Anupam Parashar, D.S. Dhadwal, Anita Thakur, Saurabh Kumar
231
Changing Trends of Nosocomial Infections in Geriatric Patients in a Tertiary Care Hospital
-Loveena Oberoi, N.S. Neki, Ramanpreet Kaur, Rajat Oberoi
233
Occurrence and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern of Community and Hospital Associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strains in Sikkim.
-O. Kunsang Bhutia, T.S.K. Singh
235
Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus in South India: A Retro spective Analysis.
-Monika Gupta, K. Prabhu, B. O. Parijatham, V.S. kalaiselvi, S.M. Rajendran, Jamila Rose
239
Brief Communication:
Prevalence of use of Tobacco among Male Medical Students in IGMC Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
-A.K. Gupta, S.R. Mazta, Saurabh Kumar, Ivan Joshi
241
Case Report:
Mucocele of the Rectum
-P. Shivakumar, R.P. shanmugam
243
Oral Electrical Burn Injury in a 36 year old Female.
-Shruti Patel, Saurabh Jindal, Mohinder Singh
244
Giant Lipoma of the Posterior Neck-A Rare Entity.
-Shruti Patel, Saurabh Jindal, Mohinder Singh
245
Lymphodenpathy with evaded Clinical Diagnosis
-Pooja Nair, M. Ramya, S. Divya, Mohandas M.S., K. Jagadeesan, T.M.R Panicker
246
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: A Case Report.
-B. Mallikarjunappa, S.R. Ashish
247
Splenic Infract of Unknown Etiology-A Rare Presentation.
-N. Nand, H. Kumar
248
Ileocolic Intussusception- A Rare Cause of Intestinal Obstruction in Adults.
-Shruti Patel, Saurabh Jindal, Mohinder Singh
249
Update:
Current Advances in Understanding the Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis and its Clinical Implications in Coronary Artery Disease
-Amarjit Singh, N.S. Neki, Mithila Bisht, Sakshi Choudhry, Ishu Singh, Himanshu Gupta
251
Pictorial CME:
Hematometrocolpos Secondary to Imperforate Hymen
-B. Mallikarjunappa, Ashish S.R.
255
Symposium:
Drug Addiction : Health Hazards
-R.C. Jiloha
257
Biology of Drug-Addiction
-R.C. Jiloha, Manish Kandpal, Soumiya Mudgal
259
Role of Culture in Psychiatric Evaluation and Management
-R.C. Jiloha Manish Kandpal, Soumiya Mudgal
265
Advances in the Management of Psycho-Active Substance Dependence
-R.C. Jiloha, Soumiya Mudgal
269
Tobacco Use: From Brain Probe to Public Mental Health Menace.
-R.C. Jiloha, Manish Kandpal, Sumit Rana
277
IMSA NEWS 216
JIMSA BEST ARTICLE AWARDS 2012 219
JIMSA Indexed in IndMED 246
Future Special Issues/Symposia 227
Peer Reviewers of JIMSA 267
Drug Profile 237
Literature Review 243,244
JIMSA Travel Grant 234
Nobel Prize in Medicine 245
Manuscript Submission for JIMSA 222
Next Issue Highlights 280
Abstracts of Papers Presented at IMSACON 2012 283
Subject Index 289
Author Index 290
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Editor : Dr. P.D. Gulati