Pratibha Singhi

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Publications

  1. pmc Pyruvate dehydrogenase-e1α deficiency presenting as recurrent demyelination: an unusual presentation and a novel mutation
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    JIMD Rep 10:107-11. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Sudden-onset ptosis caused by midbrain neurocysticercosis in 2 children
    Pratibha Singhi
    Pediatric Neurology and Neurodevelopment, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 23:334-7. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Infectious causes of seizures and epilepsy in the developing world
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Paediatrics, Advanced Paediatrics Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:600-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Ohtahara syndrome with biotinidase deficiency
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 26:507-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Neurocysticercosis in children
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 76:537-45. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Management of acute seizure and status epilepticus in pediatric emergency
    K Sasidaran
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 79:510-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Combination therapy with albendazole and praziquantel versus albendazole alone in children with seizures and single lesion neurocysticercosis: a randomized, placebo-controlled double blind trial
    Satvinder Kaur
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Center, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:403-6. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Corticosteroids versus albendazole for treatment of single small enhancing computed tomographic lesions in children with neurocysticercosis
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 19:323-7. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of long term neurological outcome in bacterial meningitis
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 74:369-74. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Raised intracranial pressure (ICP): management in emergency department
    - Ramesh Kumar R
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 79:518-24. 2012

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  1. pmc Pyruvate dehydrogenase-e1α deficiency presenting as recurrent demyelination: an unusual presentation and a novel mutation
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    JIMD Rep 10:107-11. 2013
    ..This phenotypic variability of pyruvate dehydrogenase complex deficiency and early suspicion of its unusual neurological manifestations is highlighted. Thiamine and ketogenic diet can be helpful...
  2. doi request reprint Sudden-onset ptosis caused by midbrain neurocysticercosis in 2 children
    Pratibha Singhi
    Pediatric Neurology and Neurodevelopment, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 23:334-7. 2008
    ..We report a rare nonepileptic manifestation of neurocysticercosis: midbrain neurocysticercosis presenting as sudden-onset ptosis in 2 children. To our knowledge, this has not been reported previously in children...
  3. doi request reprint Infectious causes of seizures and epilepsy in the developing world
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Paediatrics, Advanced Paediatrics Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:600-9. 2011
    ..Prevention of CNS infections is the only definitive way forward to reduce the burden of epilepsy in developing countries...
  4. doi request reprint Ohtahara syndrome with biotinidase deficiency
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 26:507-9. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Neurocysticercosis in children
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 76:537-45. 2009
    ..Extraparenchymal NCC has a guarded prognosis but it is rare in children. In endemic areas NCC must be considered in the differential diagnosis of seizures and various other neurological disorders...
  6. doi request reprint Management of acute seizure and status epilepticus in pediatric emergency
    K Sasidaran
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 79:510-7. 2012
    ..When pharmacological coma is initiated, the child needs to be shifted to pediatric intensive care unit for proper monitoring and titration of medications...
  7. doi request reprint Combination therapy with albendazole and praziquantel versus albendazole alone in children with seizures and single lesion neurocysticercosis: a randomized, placebo-controlled double blind trial
    Satvinder Kaur
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Center, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:403-6. 2009
    ..A combination of albendazole and praziquantel was more effective than albendazole alone in destroying Taenia cysts in an animal model. There are no such studies in humans...
  8. ncbi request reprint Corticosteroids versus albendazole for treatment of single small enhancing computed tomographic lesions in children with neurocysticercosis
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 19:323-7. 2004
    ..Children in the corticosteroid group had significantly more seizure recurrences while on antiepilepsy drugs...
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of long term neurological outcome in bacterial meningitis
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 74:369-74. 2007
    ..To study the long-term neurological and developmental outcome and the clinical and laboratory predictors of sequelae in children with acute bacterial meningitis (ABM)...
  10. doi request reprint Raised intracranial pressure (ICP): management in emergency department
    - Ramesh Kumar R
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 79:518-24. 2012
    ..Short-term hyperventilation (to achieve PCO(2) ≈ 30 mm Hg) using bag ventilation can be resorted to if signs of impending herniation are present...
  11. ncbi request reprint Neurocysticercosis in children
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 19:482-92. 2004
    ..Neurocysticercosis must be considered in the differential diagnosis of seizures and a wide variety of neurologic disorders, particularly in endemic areas...
  12. ncbi request reprint Topiramate in the prophylaxis of pediatric migraine: a double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    C V S Lakshmi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Center, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 22:829-35. 2007
    ..Weight loss, decreased concentration in school, sedation, and parasthesias were important side effects with topiramate. Most of these side effects were mild to moderate and were not significant enough to cause dropout from the study...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and treatment gap in childhood epilepsy in a north Indian city: a community-based study
    Swati Pandey
    Advanced Pediatrics Center, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh, India, 160012
    J Trop Pediatr 60:118-23. 2014
    ..Objective: To study the prevalence and treatment gap in childhood epilepsy in north Indian city, in the age group of 1-18 years...
  14. ncbi request reprint One week versus four weeks of albendazole therapy for neurocysticercosis in children: a randomized, placebo-controlled double blind trial
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:268-72. 2003
    ..Observations in small, uncontrolled clinical trials that short course therapy is as effective as longer regimens must be tested by proper trials...
  15. ncbi request reprint Intravenous sodium valproate versus diazepam infusion for the control of refractory status epilepticus in children: a randomized controlled trial
    Vishal Mehta
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 22:1191-7. 2007
    ..It is concluded that intravenous sodium valproate is an effective alternative to diazepam infusion in controlling refractory status epilepticus in children and is free of respiratory depression and hypotension...
  16. doi request reprint Cerebral perfusion pressure--targeted approach in children with central nervous system infections and raised intracranial pressure: is it feasible?
    Rakshay Shetty
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 23:192-8. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint Profile of West syndrome in North Indian children
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Brain Dev 27:135-40. 2005
    ..In India WS is often diagnosed late because of lack of awareness. Adverse perinatal events are important etiological factors. Non-affordability of ACTH and Vigabatrin prompts the use of prednisolone in most cases...
  18. doi request reprint Infantile metabolic encephalopathy due to fumarase deficiency
    Arushi Gahlot Saini
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 28:535-7. 2013
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first Indian child to be described with fumarase deficiency...
  19. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy in children with cerebral palsy
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    J Child Neurol 18:174-9. 2003
    ..6%) and diplegia (15.8%). Epilepsy in cerebral palsy is seen in about one third of cases; it is often severe and difficult to control particularly in children with mental retardation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Child maltreatment in India
    Pratibha Singhi
    Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Paediatr Int Child Health 33:292-300. 2013
    ..Rehabilitation of abused children and their families requires a multi-disciplinary service including paediatricians, child psychologists and social workers, and the training of police forces in how to tackle the problem. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical pearls in pediatric neurology
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 81:690-5. 2014
    ..The authors also present concise review of the topics. ..
  22. doi request reprint Changes in the clinical spectrum of cerebral palsy over two decades in North India--an analysis of 1212 cases
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    J Trop Pediatr 59:434-40. 2013
    ..Clinical spectrum of cerebral palsy (CP) is different in developing and developed countries. We evaluated the clinical profile, etiological factors and co-morbidities of children with CP in North India, and compared with our previous study...
  23. ncbi request reprint CNS vasculitis and stroke in neonatal lupus erythematosus: a case report and review of literature
    Arushi G Saini
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 18:444-8. 2014
    ..A review of previously reported central nervous system manifestations of neonatal lupus is also presented. ..
  24. doi request reprint An Indian Boy With a Novel Leukodystrophy: 4H Syndrome
    Prashant Jauhari
    1Pediatric Neurology Division, Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 29:135-8. 2014
    ..We present an Indian boy with this novel syndrome with previously unreported feature of bilateral undescended testes. We also provide a brief overview of all published cases. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Status epilepticus: emergency management
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 70:S17-22. 2003
    ..The outcome depends on the underlying etiology, age, rapidity of SE and adequacy of care. Adherence to a time-framed protocol in the emergency department helps in improving the final outcome...
  26. ncbi request reprint Impact of parent and teacher concordance on diagnosing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and its sub-types
    Prahbhjot Malhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 75:223-8. 2008
    ..It assesses whether the extent of agreement between informants improves by making the ADHD criteria more flexible...
  27. ncbi request reprint Risperidone in children with autism: randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study
    Ravishankar Nagaraj
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh, India 160012
    J Child Neurol 21:450-5. 2006
    ..Risperidone improved global functioning and social responsiveness while reducing hyperactivity and aggression in children with autism and was well tolerated...
  28. ncbi request reprint Patterns of development in young children with autism
    Prahbhjot Malhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 72:553-6. 2005
    ..To determine the extent to which the developmental profile of children less than 4 years can help in distinguishing children with autism from children with developmental delay...
  29. ncbi request reprint Stroke following a bicycle injury
    Pratibha Singhi
    Division of Pediatric Neurology and Neurodevelopment, Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 74:856-8. 2007
    ..However, stroke following intraoral trauma is rare. A high index of suspicion of neurological complications following apparently asymptomatic oral trauma helps to identify this peculiar form of childhood stroke...
  30. ncbi request reprint Teaching NeuroImages: Griscelli syndrome and CNS lymphohistiocytosis
    Arushi Gahlot Saini
    From the Unit of Pediatric Neurology and Neurodevelopment A G S, P S, Department of Pediatrics S N, J K S, A R, and Department of Radiodiagnosis S V, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Neurology 82:e122-3. 2014
    ..Hair microscopy confirmed Griscelli syndrome (GS) (figure 1, B-D). MRI brain was suggestive (figure 2, A-D). CSF showed 20 degenerated leukocytes. He died of an intercurrent illness 2 months later. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint Acute axonal polyneuropathy following honey-bee sting: a case report
    Arushi Gahlot Saini
    1Unit of Pediatric Neurology and Neurodevelopment, Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 29:674-6. 2014
    ..Use of intravenous immunoglobulin induced halt of progression, prompt stabilization and a gradual recovery. This case highlights that even a single honey-bee sting can result in acute-onset axonal variety of polyneuropathy in children. ..
  32. doi request reprint Approach to a child with acute flaccid paralysis
    Sunit C Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 79:1351-7. 2012
    ..Irrespective of the cause, generalized weakness frequently affects respiratory and bulbar function. Such children need careful monitoring and respiratory support...
  33. doi request reprint Regression in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Prahbhjot Malhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 79:1333-7. 2012
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  34. doi request reprint Bell palsy in a neonate with rapid response to oral corticosteroids: a case report
    Arushi Saini
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 28:506-8. 2013
    ..Such an early presentation of idiopathic facial nerve palsy and use of corticosteroids in neonates is scarcely reported in the literature...
  35. doi request reprint Approach to headache in emergency department
    Karthi Nallasamy
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 79:376-80. 2012
    ..While simple analgesics like paracetamol and ibuprofen are used for symptomatic therapy, identification and appropriate treatment of underlying conditions is necessary for complete resolution of headache...
  36. ncbi request reprint Seven days vs. 10 days ceftriaxone therapy in bacterial meningitis
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Trop Pediatr 48:273-9. 2002
    ..Seven days ceftriaxone therapy may be recommended for uncomplicated ABM in children in developing countries...
  37. doi request reprint Non-traumatic coma and altered mental status
    Atul Jindal
    Department of Pediatrics, and Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 79:367-75. 2012
    ..The primary goal is to establish airway, breathing and circulation and to identify and treat raised intracranial pressure and seizures...
  38. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin in children with cerebral palsy
    Pratibha Singhi
    Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 71:1087-91. 2004
    ..Whereas Botulinum toxin can be a valuable adjunct in select cases, it should not be projected as a panacea for children with spastic cerebral palsy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Correlates of quality of life with epilepsy
    Prahbhjot Malhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 72:131-5. 2005
    ..To examine the quality of life of children with epilepsy and to identify the demographic, disease related, and behavioral and emotional functioning variables in the prediction of quality of life of children with epilepsy...
  40. doi request reprint Ependymal brain cyst with posterior cerebral artery infarct
    Arushi G Saini
    Division of Pediatric Neurology and Developmental Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 80:509-12. 2013
    ..Surgical removal to decompress the brain was done; histopathology revealed an ependymal cyst. Identification of this rare pathology in the pediatric age group is emphasized with a review of the literature...
  41. ncbi request reprint Analysis of 26 amino acids in human plasma by HPLC using AQC as derivatizing agent and its application in metabolic laboratory
    Gaurav Sharma
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012, India
    Amino Acids 46:1253-63. 2014
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  42. doi request reprint Clinical profile and outcome of children with opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome
    Pratibha Singhi
    1Pediatric Neurology Division, Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 29:58-61. 2014
    ..Of the 11, 4 had paraneoplastic etiology. Children with paraneoplastic opsoclonus had more relapses and a poor outcome as compared to an idiopathic group. Paraneoplastic opsoclonus had a poor outcome in our experience. ..
  43. doi request reprint Pediatric moyamoya disease: clinical profile, literature review and sixteen year experience from a tertiary care teaching institute
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160017, India
    Indian J Pediatr 80:1015-20. 2013
    ..To assess the clinical spectrum and outcome of pediatric moyamoya disease (MMD) in Indian sub-continent...
  44. doi request reprint Tropical pyomyositis in children: 10 years experience of a tertiary care hospital in northern India
    Sanjay Verma
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    J Trop Pediatr 59:243-5. 2013
    ..All received antibiotics along with surgical drainage, and recovered. It is important for health professionals to have a high index of suspicion and familiarity with this imminently treatable disease entity...
  45. ncbi request reprint Continuous midazolam versus diazepam infusion for refractory convulsive status epilepticus
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advance Pediatric Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 17:106-10. 2002
    ..However, midazolam was associated with more seizure recurrence and higher mortality in refractory status epilepticus predominantly caused by central nervous system infections...
  46. pmc Nonconvulsive status epilepticus on electroencephalography: an atypical presentation of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis in two children
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Center, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Case Rep Pediatr 2012:374232. 2012
    ..Both had elevated measles antibodies in cerebrospinal fluid and blood. Pediatricians need to be aware of this atypical presentation of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis...
  47. ncbi request reprint Low plasma zinc and iron in pica
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 70:139-43. 2003
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  48. doi request reprint Follow up of children with autism spectrum disorders: stability and change in diagnosis
    Prahbhjot Malhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 78:941-5. 2011
    ..To assess diagnostic stability of initial autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosed in children three years or less...
  49. ncbi request reprint Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus with intracranial calcifications
    Munni Ray
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Center, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 39:197-202. 2002
  50. ncbi request reprint Infective endocarditis in a child due to Abiotrophia defectivus
    Munni Ray
    Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 39:388-92. 2002
  51. ncbi request reprint Bell's palsy in children
    Pratibha Singhi
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 10:289-97. 2003
    ..A simple practical approach to diagnosing and treating children with Bell's palsy is suggested...
  52. ncbi request reprint A "bunch of grapes" intracranial tuberculoma
    Vivek Jain
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Neurology 59:1111. 2002
  53. ncbi request reprint Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Prahbhjot Malhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 70:883-4. 2003
    ..Concerns both about over-diagnosis and under-diagnosis have been expressed in the literature. Management emphasizing parental counseling, behavior management strategies, and appropriate pharmacotherapy is recommended...
  54. ncbi request reprint Utility of the WHO Ten Questions Screen for disability detection in a rural community the North Indian experience
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, India
    J Trop Pediatr 53:383-7. 2007
    ..The low-positive predictive value would lead to over referrals but a large number of these children would benefit from medical attention...