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Issue-10

Initial Sputum Smear Grading is a Predictor of Smear Conversion and Treatment Outcome in Pulmonary Tuberculosis: A Retrospective Cohort Study,2016;7(10):792-796

Author:Palash Das, Ranjana Mondal, Kumaresh Chandra Sarkar, Supriti Ghoroi, Piyali Sarkar, Sukanta Biswas

Keywords:Outcome, smear grading, sputum conversion, tuberculosis

Type:Original Article

Knowledge and Attitude of Indian Rural Community towards Leprosy after Post Elimination Phase: A Survey from Karad Block, India,2016;7(10):797-801

Author:Mohite RV, Mohite VR

Keywords:Leprosy, knowledge, attitude, community, association, correlation

Type:Original Article

Prevalence of Tobacco Consumption and Associated Factors among Adolescent School Children of Ahmedabad,2016;7(10):802-806

Author:Monark J Vyas, Amul B Patel

Keywords:Tobacco consumption, prevalence, adolescent students, ever user, current user

Type:Original Article

Cultural and Socioeconomic Barriers in Utilization of Dental Services: A Cross Sectional Questionnaire Based Study,2016;7(10):807-810

Author:Khyati H Patel, Vivek S Nair, Dheeraj D Kalra, Vittaldas Shetty

Keywords:Barriers, Dentistry, Kuppuswamy scale, Social medicine, Oral health, Oral Surgery

Type:Original Article

Compliance to Post Exposure Rabies Vaccination among Patients Attending Anti - Rabies Clinic in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Bengaluru,2016;7(10):811-815

Author:Kishore S Gudegowda, Ravish K Shivalingamurthy, Subathra Vengatesan, Ranganath T Sobagiah, Anil K Krishnappa

Keywords:Compliance, Anti-Rabies Vaccination, Animal bite, Constraints

Type:Original Article

A Study on Needs Assessment of Infection Control Practices at a District Hospital in Southern India, Using KAYAKALP Tool,2016;7(10):816-819

Author:Parvathy T Somaiah, Shivaraj B Mallappa

Keywords:Public Healthcare setting, Infection control, KAYAKALP

Type:Original Article

The Effect of Pre-Pregnant Maternal Obesity on the Breastfeeding Practices in Davangere, Karnataka - A Retrospective Cohort Study,2016;7(10):820-824

Author:Arun Daniel J, Pragati V Chavan

Keywords:Pre-pregnant BMI, obese and non-obese, Breastfeeding practices

Type:Original Article