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A Case of Cyclopentolate Induced Psychosis

  • Vishnu Vardhan, Sharath Vishwaraj...
  • Case Reports
  • June2016 - Volume 2 Issue 2

Cyclopentolate is the cycloplegic drug of choice in children older than 1 year. Though rare, if absorbed systematically, it is known to cause Central Anticholinergic Syndrome. Children are especially prone due to their lower body weight. Symptoms and signs in children include flushing, tachycardia, feeding intolerance, seizures, and drowsiness. We may also see behavioral

Health-related Quality of Life among Diabetics visiting RajaRajeswari Medical...

  • Samantha S Komal, V Srividya...
  • Original Article
  • June2016 - Volume 2 Issue 2

Diabetes mellitus is independently associated with lower levels of health-related quality of life (HRQoL).

Quality of life (QoL) has been defined by World Health Organization as: “Quality of life is defined as individuals’ perceptions of their position in life in the context of the culture and value systems in which they live and in relation to their goals, expectations, standards and concerns.”

Study of Clinical Profile of Community-acquired Pneumonia with...

  • KC Prajwal, MV Krishna, Sharanappa Pat...
  • Original Article
  • June2016 - Volume 2 Issue 2

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) defines community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) as “an
acute infection of the pulmonary parenchyma, i.e., associated with at least some symptoms of acute infection, accompanied by the presence of an acute infiltrate on chest radiograph or auscultatory findings consistent with pneumonia (such as altered breath sounds and or localized rales), in a patient

Mental Health

  • Dr Shashikala Manjunatha...
  • Editorial
  • June2016 - Volume 2 Issue 2

Mental health problems are an extremely important issue worldwide (aggregate point prevalence of 10% for adults and 18 to 20 per 1000 person in India) due to their impact on the human rights and quality of life of those affected and their families.

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10th October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around