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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Traumatic Abdominal wall hernia – Delayed repair

          Authors: *Dr. S.B. Mutha, **Dr. S.R. Kankaria           VIMS Health Sci Journal:  2014, 1 (3) | Abstract | PDF Full Article | DOI:   Abstract: Traumatic abdominal wall hernia (TAWH) is a rare entity, Common in children from bicycle handle bar injury. We present a case of large TAWH following Road Traffic Accident in 55 yrs obese male patient. It was managed by mesh repair. Emergency surgical management is preferred due to high incidence of intra abdominal injuries. But if the patient presents after some days delayed repair should be undertaken. TAWH is rare but should b...
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Knowing Ebola: the beast from the bats

Authors: Mr. Gunjal Prasad N., Mrs. Gunjal Shraddha P VIMS Health Sci Journal: 2014, 1 (3) | Abstract | PDF Full Article | DOI: Abstract: Ebola is one of the most lethal virus that infects primates, endemic to Africa & to Philippines. Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever (EHF) is an acute viral syndrome that present with fever & an ensuing bleeding diathesis that is marked by high mortality in human & nonhuman primates. The fatality rates are in between 50% to 100%. Early signs and symptoms may mimic the infectious diseases like influenza, malaria, non typhoidal salmonellosis, fulminan...
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The knowledge and practice of menstrual hygiene among adolescent girls in one of the municipal corporation school of Ahmednagar

          Authors: *Dr. Rutuja D Pundkar, **Dr Mrs. Zambare, *** Dr Jayant P. Baride           VIMS Health Sci Journal:  2014, 1 (3) | Abstract | PDF Full Article | DOI:   Abstract: AIM: To find out knowledge and practice of menstrual hygiene in school going girls. OBJECTIVES: 1) To assess the level of knowledge regarding menstrual hygiene among school going girls. 2) To find out the status of menstrual hygiene being practiced by the school going girls. MATERIAL & METHODS: A community based cross sectional study on adolescent girls carried at Municipal Corporation School, Ahm...
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Subsequent pregnancy outcome following MTP: medical vs. surgical method

          Authors: Dr Rath S K, Dr Chalukya P           VIMS Health Sci Journal:  2014, 1 (3) | Abstract | PDF Full Article | DOI: Abstract: Background: With the advancement in procedures for termination of pregnancy as well as amendment of MTP act, there has been increasing use of termination by means of medication. However, limited information is available regarding the effects of this procedure on subsequent pregnancies. Methods: A retrospective analysis of records of all admissions and day care procedures in pregnant patients in our institute was carried out. A simple Inclusion cri...
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