Shruthi Bhat's research while affiliated with KVG Medical College and other places

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Background: Menopausal health demands priority in Indian scenario due to increase in life expectancy and growing population of menopausal women. Most are either unaware or do not pay adequate attention to these symptoms. Aims: To find the prevalence of menopausal symptoms and perceptions regarding menopause among menopausal women of Kerala. Setting...
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Background: There are about 1.2 billion adolescents, a fifth of the world's population and their numbers are increasing. Hence it is essential to assess their nutritional status. Objectives: To study the nutritional status of rural adolescents, to determine the type of malnutrition among them. Methods: The study was conducted among 100 adolescents...
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The Indian Menopause society Guidelines may be used in future for the purpose of conducting scientific studies of such nature.These concepts need to reach each and every doctor treating patients with menopausal complaints in India so that no lady goes home untreated appropriately. Thus there is an urgent need for future authors to follow the guidel...
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Background: The differential diagnosis of a patient who presents with a neck mass is broad and extensive. An unusual midline mass in the neck, encircling the right common carotid artery was found on routine dissection of about 45 year old male embalmed cadaver which was brought to K.V.G. Medical College and hospital, Department of Anatomy. Aims: To...
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Background: It is estimated that immunization averts between 2 and 3 million deaths every year. India has declared 2012-2013 as a year of intensi􀏐ication of routine immunization. Because the doctors train the health workers and paramedics in proper implementation of vaccine delivery, their knowledge should be perfect and no error or ambiguity of an...
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Background: Beehives are made up of wax, which are the natural glandular secretions of honeybees. One such huge beehive was incidentally noticed on the wall behind the Department of Anatomy, K.V.G. Medical College Sullia in 2012. The bees had already abandoned it and there were no bees even fluttering around. So we plucking it ensured that it was e...
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Menopausal health demands priority in Indian scenario due to increase in life expectancy and growing population of menopausal women. Most are either unaware or do not pay adequate attention to these symptoms. To find the prevalence of menopausal symptoms and perceptions regarding menopause among menopausal women of Kerala. A community based cross-s...
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Background : Beehives are made up of wax, which are the natural glandular secretions of honeybees. One such huge beehive was incidentally noticed on the wall behind the Department of Anatomy, K.V.G. Medical College Sullia in 2012. The bees had already abandoned it and there were no bees even fluttering around. So we plucking it ensured that it was...
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Objective: To study the knowledge, accessibility and utilization of the existing Medical rehabilitation services by the PWD (Persons with Disability) in a rural Goan community and their reasons for inaccessibility. Methods and Materials: Semi structured questionnaire with the interview technique was used. Systematic random sampling of families was...
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Objective: To study the knowledge, accessibility and utilization of the existing Medical rehabilitation services by the PWD (Persons with Disability) in a rural Goan community and their reasons for inaccessibility. Methods and Materials: Semi structured questionnaire with the interview technique was used. Systematic random sampling of families was...

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... Lack of awareness or improper practices could have far reaching implications in later life. Many studies in India have shown that menstrual practices in India are not adequate 2,3,4 and there are good proportion of girls with problems related with menstruation. 5 In spite of huge advances made by Kerala in the area of health, the menstrual practices especially in rural areas are unsatisfactory in certain spheres. ...
... Very few studies have been conducted on outreach sessions. 7 This study was conducted with objectives, to assess the quality of outreach Immunization sessions in a rural area using a checklist. To study the extent of immunization coverage in the outreach sessions in the rural area. ...
... The Indian Menopause Society guidelines should be used as a reference in the future for conducting scientific studies at least in an Indian setting. [9] Financial support and sponsorship Nil. ...
... Menopausal symptoms negatively impact Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) among women [2,8,9]. The symptoms connected with poor health-related quality of life could be distressing because they occur when women have essential societal roles, the family, and the workplace [10]. ...
... This might be deliberate or due to stress of the first MBBS course. The tender adolescent first MBBS student's age group cannot be held responsible for these mishaps, which are minor according to them (Bhat et al., 2013). The research was needed since the students are usually misguided by their seniors that bonesets are not mandatory they are not good for health or are scary. ...
... Accordingly, the households that might have received free rehabilitation services for having supplementary insurance were considered as households with no utilization of rehabilitation services. However, studies in Tehran have shown that rehabilitation services covered by insurance are less popular than other services [29], which may be due to the limited options and low quality of available services [30]. ...