Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing

Authors:  Mrs. Pallavi Mangrule-Kolapkar VIMS Health Sci Journal:  2014, 1 (3) | Abstract | PDF Full Article | DOI: ABSTRACT: Nurses work in a variety of settings, including the hospital, the classroom, the community health department, the business sector, home health care, and the laboratory. Although each role carries different responsibilities, the primary goal of a professional nurse remains the same: to be the client's advocate and provide optimal care on the basis of evidence obtained through research. To affect better patient outcomes, new knowledge must be transformed into cl...
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An Experimental Study of Selected Yoga Poses on Young Adult Female Population Reporting Primary Dysmenorrhoea.

         Authors: Dr Gauri S. Kulkarni [PT], Dr Nilima Bedekar[PT,PhD]           VIMS Health Sci Journal:  2014, 1 (3) | Abstract | PDF Full Article | DOI: Abstract: Background and purpose: Dysmenorrhoea is one of the most common gynaecological complaints in young adolescent girls who present to clinical physician and referral to physiotherapy. Yogic exercises are well designed for women and various yoga poses are mentioned in various research articles but the research related to absenteeism at workplace, frequency of medication and other symptoms related to menstrual period could not be t...
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Maitland Mobilisation along with Conventional Physiotherapy in Lumbar facet joint syndrome – A case Series

Authors:  Dr. Deepak B. Anap , Dr. Subhash Khatri ( Ph.D.), Dr. Zambare B.R. VIMS Health Sci Journal: 2014, 1 (3) | Abstract | PDF Full Article | DOI: Abstract: Background: Interest in the lumbar facet joint has been revived in recent years and various modalities of treatment for lumbar facet joint syndrome have been described by numerous authors. This study was undertaken to find out effectiveness of Maitland lumbar spine mobilization and conventional physiotherapy in patients with lumbar facet joint syndrome. Purpose: To describe the management and outcomes of 5 patients with lu...
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Effectiveness of Integrated Manual Therapy In Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

Effectiveness of Integrated Manual Therapy In Vertebrobasilar Insufficienc Authors: Dr. Juanita Soans, Dr. Subhash Khatri VIMS Health Sci Journal: 2014, 1 (3) | Abstract | PDF Full Article | DOI: Abstract: Background: Verteberobasilar insufficiency(VBI) relates to the transient or permanent reduction or cessation of blood supply to the hindbrain through left and right vertebral and basilar artery. Dizziness is the most common manifestation of VBI and may occur as an initial isolated symptom in some patients however dizziness alone is infrequently the presenting sign of VBI. Est...
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Nurses : A Force For Change – A Vital Resource For Health

Authors: Stephen John. VIMS Health Sci Journal:  2014, 1 (2) | Abstract | PDF Full Article | DOI: How to Cite: Vancouver/ICMJE Style  John S. Nurses: A Force For Change – A Vital Resource For Health, VIMSHSJ,(2014),1(2), Pp-42-44 Harvard Style  John S. (2014),Nurses: A Force For Change – A Vital Resource For Health., VIMS Health Science Journal(VIMSHSJ),1(2), pp-42-44 APA (American Psychological Association) Style John S. (2014),Nurses: A Force For Change – A Vital Resource For Health, VIMS Health Science Journal(VIMSHSJ),1(2), pp-42-44
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Past, Present & Future of Physiotherapy

Authors: Dr. Ashish J. Prabhakar. VIMS Health Sci Journal:  2014, 1 (2) | Abstract | PDF Full Article | DOI: How to Cite: Vancouver/ICMJE Style  Prabhakar A. Past, Present & Future Of Physiotherapy.VIMSHSJ,(2014),1(2), Pp-40-41 Harvard Style  Prabhakar A. (2014),Past, Present & Future Of Physiotherapy, VIMS Health Science Journal(VIMSHSJ),1(2), pp-40-41 APA (American Psychological Association) Style Prabhakar A. (2014),Past, Present & Future Of Physiotherapy, VIMS Health Science Journal(VIMSHSJ),1(2), pp-40-41
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Indian Efforts To Train The Teachers In Health Sector Education

Authors: Dr. SmitaBalwantraoSankaye,Dr. SushilGhanshyamKachewar. VIMS Health Sci Journal:  2014, 1 (2) | Abstract | PDF Full Article | DOI: Abstract: Abundance of universities and health colleges in India has ensured a vast increase in teachers in health sector. But the increased quantity does not mean an increased quality. Although recent advances have been incorporated in health sector textbooks , newer methods of training the teacher have been lagging behind. Of late, reforms in this arena promise a silver lining to the cloud. This article takes a stroll of the currentIndian effo...
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KinesioTaping : Boon Or Bane For Supracondylar Fracture Femur

Authors: Dr. Chandra Iyer, Dr. LeenaChaudhari, Dr. KeerthiRao, Dr. Richa Singh. VIMS Health Sci Journal:  2014, 1 (2) | Abstract | PDF Full Article | DOI: Abstract: A single case study design was used to investigate the effects of kinesio tape to reduce pain and tightness in post-operative fractures. A visual analogue scale was used to measure pain , knee range of motion was used to measure available range and Manual muscle testing was used to measure muscle strength. The study involved three phases in an ABC design. They were 1- week pre assessment, 1week-treatment phase and 1week ...
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Effectiveness of Conservative Management InStenosingTenovaginitis: A Case Study

Authors: Vrushali S. Jadhav, Dr. Deepak Anap, Dr. AshishPrabhakar, Dr. AbhijitDiwate. VIMS Health Sci Journal:  2014, 1 (2) | Abstract | PDF Full Article | DOI: Abstract: A single case study design was used to investigate the effects of ultrasound, Paraffin wax bath, Deep transverse friction massage & strengthening exercise in Stenosingtenovaginitis of thumb. Sub items hand and finger function of the Dutch version of the second version of the Arthritis Impact Measurement Scale (DUTCH AIMS-2) was used to measure Functional improvement, JAMAR Hand Grip Dynamometer was used to meas...
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Successful Anaesthetic Management Of A Patient Who Had UndergoneLaparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Epigastric Hernia Repair Having Myasthenia Gravis With Ischemic Heart Disease, Type Ii Diabetes Mellitus AndBronchial Asthma

Authors: Dr.(Lt.Col.Retd.) A.K.Pandey, Dr. SourabhBokil,  Dr .KhushbooDharmani. VIMS Health Sci Journal:  2014, 1 (2) | Abstract | PDF Full Article | DOI: Abstract: The peri-operative anaesthetic management of a patient with Myasthenia gravis poses significant challenge to the anesthesiologist. A case of successful anaesthetic management of a Myasthenic patient with co-existing Ischemic heart disease, Bronchial asthma and Type II Diabetes mellitus who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy with epigastric hernia repair is reported. The authors review the anesthetic considerations in...
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