- Danger signs of neonatal illnesses: perceptions of caregivers and health workers in northern IndiaShally Awasthi
Department of Pediatrics, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
Bull World Health Organ 84:819-26. 2006....
- Intestinal nematode infection and anaemia in developing countriesShally Awasthi
BMJ 334:1065-6. 2007
- Maternal blood lead level and outcomes of pregnancy in Lucknow, North IndiaShally Awasthi
Department of Pediatrics and Clinical Epidemiology Unit, King George's Medical College, Lucknow, India
Indian Pediatr 39:855-60. 2002
- Prevalence and risk factors of asthma and wheeze in school-going children in Lucknow, North IndiaShally Awasthi
Department of Pediatrics, K G Medical Uiversity, Lucknow, U P, India
Indian Pediatr 41:1205-10. 2004..To assess the prevalence of asthma and wheeze and factors associated with it in children aged 6-7 and 13-14 years...
- Effectiveness of biweekly versus daily iron-folic acid administration on anaemia status in preschool childrenShally Awasthi
The Department of Paediatrics and Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, King George s Medical University, Lucknow 226003, India
J Trop Pediatr 51:67-71. 2005..However, since there is better adherence and lower drug costs associated with biweekly IFA administration, this can be considered for programme use...
- Polymorphisms of TNF-enhancer and gene for FcgammaRIIa correlate with the severity of falciparum malaria in the ethnically diverse Indian populationSwapnil Sinha
Division of Molecular and Structural Biology, Central Drug Research Institute, Post Box 173, Chattar Manzil, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Lucknow 226001, India
Malar J 7:13. 2008..The aim of this study was to examine the possible contribution of genetic variants in the TNF and FCGR2A genes in determining severity/resistance to P. falciparum malaria in Indian subjects...
- Prioritising between direct observation of therapy and case-finding interventions for tuberculosis: use of population impact measuresRichard F Heller
Evidence for Population Health Unit, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
BMC Med 4:35. 2006..Using tuberculosis (TB) in India as an example, we examined the population impact of two interventions: direct observation of therapy and increasing case-finding...
- Care-seeking behavior and out-of-pocket expenditure for sick newborns among urban poor in Lucknow, northern India: a prospective follow-up studyNeeraj M Srivastava
Department of Pediatrics, Chattrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
BMC Health Serv Res 9:61. 2009..In Uttar Pradesh there is meager data for spending on health care in general and neonates in particular...
- Zinc supplementation in acute diarrhea is acceptable, does not interfere with oral rehydration, and reduces the use of other medications: a randomized trial in five countriesShally Awasthi
Department of Pediatrics and Clinical Epidemiology, King George s Medical University, Lucknow UP 226003, India
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 42:300-5. 2006....
- Does 3-day course of oral amoxycillin benefit children of non-severe pneumonia with wheeze: a multicentric randomised controlled trialShally Awasthi
King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
PLoS ONE 3:e1991. 2008....
- Effects of deworming on malnourished preschool children in India: an open-labelled, cluster-randomized trialShally Awasthi
Department of Paediatrics, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2:e223. 2008..More than a third of the world's children are infected with intestinal nematodes. Current control approaches emphasise treatment of school age children, and there is a lack of information on the effects of deworming preschool children...
- Symptom-specific care-seeking behavior for sick neonates among urban poor in Lucknow, Northern IndiaS Awasthi
The Department of Pediatrics, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, UP, India
J Perinatol 28:S69-75. 2008..Therefore, there is an urgent need to introduce a locally modified community IMNCI program here, for promoting care seeking from qualified providers for sick neonates...
- Four-country surveillance of intestinal intussusception and diarrhoea in childrenShally Awasthi
Department of Paediatrics, King George Medical University, Lucknow, India
J Paediatr Child Health 45:82-6. 2009..The current study assessed the seasonal trend in cases admitted with intussusceptions and dehydrating acute watery diarrhoea in children aged 2 months to 10 years...
- Prevalence and risk factors associated with worm infestation in pre-school children (6-23 months) in selected blocks of Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand, IndiaS Awasthi
Department of Pediatrics, CSMMU Upgraded King George Medical College, Lucknow, India
Indian J Med Sci 62:484-91. 2008..Intestinal worm infestation is widely prevalent in developing countries and can result in impaired nutrition and development...
- Effectiveness of 3-day amoxycillin vs. 5-day co-trimoxazole in the treatment of non-severe pneumonia in children aged 2-59 months of age: a multi-centric open labeled trialShally Awasthi
Department of Pediatrics, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
J Trop Pediatr 54:382-9. 2008..04, 95% confidence interval: - 0.035-0.12). We conclude that there was no difference in effectiveness of oral co-trimoxazole or amoxycillin in treating non-severe pneumonia...
- Effect of behaviour change communication on qualified medical care-seeking for sick neonates among urban poor in Lucknow, northern India: a before and after intervention studyShally Awasthi
Department of Pediatrics, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow 226 003, Uttar Pradesh, India
Trop Med Int Health 14:1199-209. 2009..To assess the impact of a behaviour change communication (BCC) intervention on qualified medical care-seeking for sick newborns in urban Lucknow, northern India...
- Determinants of childhood mortality and morbidity in urban slums in IndiaShally Awasthi
Department of Pediatrics and Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, King George s Medical University, Lucknow UP, India
Indian Pediatr 40:1145-61. 2003....
- Anemia and undernutrition among preschool children in Uttar Pradesh, IndiaShally Awasthi
Department of Pediatrics and Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, King George Medical College, Lucknow, U P, India
Indian Pediatr 40:985-90. 2003..5%) knew that iron intake will improve it. They relied on "doctors" (86.7%) for anemia prevention...
- Helminthic infectionsShally Awasthi
Department of Paediatrics, Upgraded King George Medical College, CSMMU, Lucknow, India
BMJ 327:431-3. 2003
- Six-monthly de-worming in infants to study effects on growthS Awasthi
Department of Pediatrics and Clinical Epidemiology Unit, King George s Medical College, Lucknow, India
Indian J Pediatr 68:823-7. 2001..5-1 year of age in populations with a high transmission rate of intestinal roundworm, Ascaris lumbricoides. It was a cluster randomized trial in the urban slums of Lucknow, North India...
- Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of albendazole in improving nutritional status of pre-school children in urban slumsS Awasthi
Department of Pediatrics, King George s Medical College, Lucknow U P, India
Indian Pediatr 37:19-29. 2000..To study the clinical efficacy and the incremental cost-effectiveness of albendazole in improving the nutritional status of pre-school children...
- Effectiveness of BCG vaccination against tuberculous meningitisS Awasthi
Department of Pediatrics, King George s Medical College, Lucknow UP, India
Indian Pediatr 36:455-60. 1999..To assess the protective effectiveness of BCG vaccination against tuberculous meningitis, while controlling for age, nutrition and socio-economic status, in children 1 month to 12 years of age...
- Genomic diversity of group A rotavirus strains in patients aged 1-36 months admitted for acute watery diarrhoea in northern India: a hospital-based studyV Mishra
Department of Paediatrics, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, UP, India
Clin Microbiol Infect 16:45-50. 2010..A high degree of strain diversity of rotavirus G and P types was detected. Rotavirus was found to be associated with dehydrating diarrhoea, particularly in children aged 0-7 months, placing them at increased risk of mortality...
- Effect of EDTA and ACD on blood storage for the detection of Plasmodium falciparum by PCRP K Patibandla
Department of Microbiology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, India
J Vector Borne Dis 44:69-71. 2007
- Neonatal morbidity and care-seeking behavior in urban LucknowNeeraj Mohan Srivastava
Department of Pediatrics, King Georges Medical University KGMU, Lucknow, India
Indian Pediatr 45:229-32. 2008....
- Clinical profile and prevalence of rotavirus infection in children presented with acute diarrhea at tertiary care referral hospital at northern part of IndiaV L Nag
Department of Microbiology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
J Commun Dis 41:183-8. 2009..Rotavirus excretion was highest (50%) when all three symptoms (diarrhea, vomiting and fever) occurred in the same child. A planned study for surveillance of rotavirus serotypes is required from this area...
- Serum homocysteine in Indian adolescentsPratima Anand
Department of Pediatrics, CSM Medical University, Lucknow, India
Indian J Pediatr 76:705-9. 2009..To assess serum homocysteine levels and its association with conventional risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Indian adolescents...
- Client satisfaction with immunization services in urban slums of Lucknow districtBhola Nath
Department of Community Medicine, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
Indian J Pediatr 76:479-83. 2009..To assess the satisfaction of parents with the immunization services and its association with their sociodemographic characteristics...
- Intra-class correlation estimates for assessment of vitamin A intake in childrenGirdhar G Agarwal
Department of Statistics, Lucknow University, Lucknow, India
J Health Popul Nutr 23:66-73. 2005..014 to 0.45. These estimates may provide useful information for the design of epidemiological studies in which the sampled (or allocated) units range in size from households to large administrative zones...
- IMCI approach in tertiary hospitals, IndiaRitu Jain
Department of Pediatrics, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, India
Indian J Pediatr 76:725-7. 2009..This study was conducted to compare physicians' diagnosis with Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) algorithm generated diagnosis in hospitalized children aged 2-59 months...
- High nasopharyngeal carriage of drug resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae in North Indian schoolchildrenAmita Jain
Department of Microbiology, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
Trop Med Int Health 10:234-9. 2005..Prevalence of resistance to various antimicrobial drugs among S. pneumoniae and H. influenzae was estimated...
- Chlamydia sp. in hospitalised children with community acquired pneumoniaR Jain
Department of Microbiology, King Georges Medical University, Lucknow 226 003, India
Indian Pediatr 44:216-8. 2007..pneumoniae DNA. Chlamydia sp. have an important role in CAP in children < 5 years and for early diagnosis of infection, use of more than one method i.e. PCR and serology both is advisable...
- A study on determinants of immunization coverage among 12-23 months old children in urban slums of Lucknow district, IndiaBhola Nath
Department of Community Medicine, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
Indian J Med Sci 61:598-606. 2007..To find out the suitable factors for raising the coverage of immunization...
- Modified Glasgow Coma Scale to predict mortality in children with acute infections of the central nervous systemS Awasthi
Department of Paediatrics, King George s Medical College, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Natl Med J India 10:214-6. 1997..In developing countries with limited investigative facilities it can be used for identification and selective referral of patients with a higher risk of death to specialized centres. This study validates the predictive value of the MGCS...
- Performance characteristics of a rapid diagnostic test for malaria, when used to confirm cerebral malaria in children and young adultsV Venkatesh
Department of Microbiology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow - 226003, Uttar Pradesh, India
Ann Trop Med Parasitol 101:85-7. 2007
- Fundamentals of clinical economics in health interventionsS Awasthi
Department of Pediatrics, King George s Medical College, Lucknow
Indian J Pediatr 67:352-7. 2000..Costs incurred at a later time are discounted. Such evaluations help us make informed decision to choose between various health interventions. Their increasing use in health research in the developing countries is needed...
- Response surface methodology-based optimisation of agarose gel electrophoresis for screening and electropherotyping of rotavirusVikas Mishra
Department of Paediatrics, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, 226003, India
Appl Biochem Biotechnol 160:2322-31. 2010..4x) and 4.31 h of electrophoresis at 4.6 V cm(-1) electric field strength. Modified agarose gel electrophoresis can replace other methods as a simplified alternative for routine detection of rotavirus where it is not in practice...
- Blood zinc levels in children hospitalized with severe pneumonia: a case control studySaket Kumar
Department of Pediatrics, KG Medical University, Lucknow, Lucknow, India
Indian Pediatr 41:486-91. 2004..Influenzae from nasopharyngeal swab. Cotrimoxazole resistant S. pneumoniae were isolated from 95% of cases and 41.2 % of controls (P = 0. 0004). Therefore, the role of zinc in treatment of severe pneumonia should be investigated...
- High ampicillin resistance in different biotypes and serotypes of Haemophilus influenzae colonizing the nasopharynx of healthy school-going Indian childrenAmita Jain
Department of Microbiology, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, UP, 226003, India
J Med Microbiol 55:133-7. 2006..9 % were type II and 16.6 % were type III. Most of the strains belonging to biotypes III-VIII were ampicillin sensitive. Ampicillin resistance is significantly more common in biotype I and serotype b than in other biotypes and serotypes...
- Plasma zinc levels in early infancy in north IndiaShally Awasthi
Department of Pediatrics, KG Medical College, Lucknow, India
Indian Pediatr 40:235-8. 2003..56 +/- 20.04 micrograms/dL: P value =.003). The zinc levels were also similar among those with and without exclusive breast-feeding. Studies on the clinical benefits of zinc supplementation in young infants are needed...
- Atypical bacterial pathogens in community-acquired pneumonia in children: a hospital-based studyJyotsna Agarwal
Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Trop Doct 39:109-11. 2009..There was no significant association with any of the clinical, laboratory and radiological variables in children with pneumonia by the atypical pathogen...
- Does cytokine gene polymorphism affect steroid responses in idiopathic nephrotic syndrome?Gaurav Tripathi
Department of Medical Genetics, SGPGIMS, Lucknow, India
Indian J Med Sci 62:383-91. 2008..AIMS, SETTINGS AND DESIGN: We have investigated the association of IL-4, IL-6, and TNF-alpha gene polymorphisms and analyzed the data to evaluate the effect of these polymorphisms on the pathogenesis and clinical course of INS...
- Maternal and child health: is South Asia ready for change?Zulfiqar A Bhutta
Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
BMJ 328:816-9. 2004
- Three day versus five day treatment with amoxicillin for non-severe pneumonia in young children: a multicentre randomised controlled trialGirdhar Agarwal
BMJ 328:791. 2004..89 (1.83 to 4.55)), and non-adherence with treatment at day 5 (11.57 (7.4 to 18.0)). CONCLUSIONS: Treatment with oral amoxicillin for three days was as effective as for five days in children with non-severe pneumonia...
- Survey of school health and absenteeism in LucknowShally Awasthi
Indian Pediatr 41:518. 2004
- Effect of community-based behaviour change management on neonatal mortality in Shivgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India: a cluster-randomised controlled trialVishwajeet Kumar
International Center for Advancing Neonatal Health, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Lancet 372:1151-62. 2008..We developed an intervention of behaviour change management, with a focus on prevention of hypothermia, aimed at modifying practices and reducing neonatal mortality...
- Burden of infectious diseases in South AsiaAnita K M Zaidi
Department of Paediatrics, Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
BMJ 328:811-5. 2004
- Pre-trial evaluation of the potential for unblinding in drug trials: a prototype exampleS D Walter
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, HSC 2C16, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
Contemp Clin Trials 26:459-68. 2005..The methods proposed here could easily be adapted to evaluate the results of such experiments...