S Singhi

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  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical profile of scrub typhus in children and its association with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
    Naveen Sankhyan
    Department of Pediatrics, PGIMER, Chandigarh and Department of Microbiology, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India Correspondence to Prof Sunit C Singhi, Professor and Head, Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 51:651-3. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Approach to a child with upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 80:326-33. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Management of a child with vomiting
    Sunit C Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 80:318-25. 2013
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Potential risk of hypoxaemia in patients with severe pneumonia but no hypoxaemia on initial assessment: a prospective pilot trial
    S C Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics and Incharge, Emergency and Critical Care Division, Advanced Pediatrics Center, PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Paediatr Int Child Health 32:22-6. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Probiotic use in the critically ill
    Sunit C Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Center, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 75:621-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial bloodstream infection in a pediatric intensive care unit
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 75:25-30. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Candida colonization and candidemia in a pediatric intensive care unit
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 9:91-5. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Free water excess is not the main cause for hyponatremia in critically ill children receiving conventional maintenance fluids
    S Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 46:577-83. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Invasive candidiasis in pediatric intensive care units
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 76:1033-44. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical profile of scrub typhus in children and its association with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
    Naveen Sankhyan
    Department of Pediatrics, PGIMER, Chandigarh and Department of Microbiology, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India Correspondence to Prof Sunit C Singhi, Professor and Head, Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 51:651-3. 2014
    ..To study the clinical profile of children with scrub typhus and its association with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis...
  2. doi request reprint Approach to a child with upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 80:326-33. 2013
    ..Therapy in patients having mucosal bleed is directed at neutralization and/or prevention of gastric acid release; High dose Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs, Pantoprazole) are more efficacious than H2 receptor antagonists for this purpose...
  3. doi request reprint Management of a child with vomiting
    Sunit C Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 80:318-25. 2013
    ..2 mg/kg oral; parenteral 0.15 mg/kg; maximum 4 mg) is indicated in children unable to take orally due to persistent vomiting, post-operative vomiting, chemotherapy induced vomiting, cyclic vomiting syndrome and acute mountain sickness...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint Potential risk of hypoxaemia in patients with severe pneumonia but no hypoxaemia on initial assessment: a prospective pilot trial
    S C Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics and Incharge, Emergency and Critical Care Division, Advanced Pediatrics Center, PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Paediatr Int Child Health 32:22-6. 2012
    ..In patients with severe pneumonia who are initially normoxaemic, there is little information on the risk of subsequently developing hypoxaemia and the benefit of routine oxygen therapy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Probiotic use in the critically ill
    Sunit C Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Center, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 75:621-7. 2008
    ..At present, despite theoretical potential benefits, available evidence is not conclusive to recommend probiotics for routine use in the critically ill...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial bloodstream infection in a pediatric intensive care unit
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 75:25-30. 2008
    ..To study the incidence of nosocomial blood stream infections (BSI) in a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) of a tertiary care teaching hospital, identify the organisms responsible and the pattern of antibiotic resistance over one decade...
  8. doi request reprint Candida colonization and candidemia in a pediatric intensive care unit
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 9:91-5. 2008
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  9. ncbi request reprint Free water excess is not the main cause for hyponatremia in critically ill children receiving conventional maintenance fluids
    S Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 46:577-83. 2009
    ..To examine occurrence of hyponatremia in critically ill children receiving conventional maintenance fluids (0.18% saline in 5% dextrose) and its relationship with electrolyte free water (EFW), sodium intake and natriuresis...
  10. doi request reprint Invasive candidiasis in pediatric intensive care units
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 76:1033-44. 2009
    ..Evaluation of newer antifungal agents and precise role of prophylactic therapy in ICU patients is needed...
  11. doi request reprint Clinical Pearls in pediatric infections
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 78:1536-42. 2011
    ..Repeated testing for tuberculosis was negative. The diagnosis was Chronic granulomatous disease. The authors describe the clinical approach and investigations in these cases; along with an outline of the management...
  12. doi request reprint Clinical pearls in pediatric cardiology
    Sunit C Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 78:1273-80. 2011
    ..Advanced investigations confirmed a rare diagnosis of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia; retrospective ECG examination showed the characteristic findings of this condition...
  13. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial pneumonia in a pediatric intensive care unit
    P K Patra
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 44:511-8. 2007
    ..This prospective observational study was conducted in a PICU of a tertiary care teaching hospital, to determine the incidence, etiology and risk factors for NP...
  14. ncbi request reprint Role of dexamethasone and oral glycerol in reducing hearing and neurological sequelae in children with bacterial meningitis
    Jhuma Sankar
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Center, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian Pediatr 44:649-56. 2007
    ..To investigate the efficacy of dexamethasone and oral glycerol in reducing hearing and neurological sequelae in children with acute bacterial meningitis (ABM)...
  15. pmc Outbreak of Pichia anomala infection in the pediatric service of a tertiary-care center in Northern India
    A Chakrabarti
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    J Clin Microbiol 39:1702-6. 2001
    ..Our study highlights the importance of P. anomala as an emerging nosocomial fungal pathogen...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diabetic ketoacidosis: predictors of outcome in a pediatric intensive care unit of a developing country
    M Jayashree
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 5:427-33. 2004
    ..To study the outcome and predictors of mortality in children with diabetic ketoacidosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Bacterial meningitis in children: critical care needs
    S Singhi
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Advance Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 68:737-47. 2001
    ..Provision of critical care to children with ABM may reduce the mortality significantly as experienced by us...
  18. ncbi request reprint Predictors of outcome in children with hydrocarbon poisoning receiving intensive care
    M Jayashree
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Center, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian Pediatr 43:715-9. 2006
    ..05). Two (4.2%) children died and one suffered hypoxic sequelae. Prior lavage, hypoxemia at admission, need for ventilation, secondary sepsis and ventilator related complications were associated with poor outcome...
  19. ncbi request reprint Aerosolized L-epinephrine vs budesonide for post extubation stridor: a randomized controlled trial
    A Sinha
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian Pediatr 47:317-22. 2010
    ..To compare the efficacy and adverse effects of aerosolized L-epinephrine vs budesonide in the treatment of post-extubation stridor...
  20. ncbi request reprint Study of nosocomial primary bloodstream infections in a pediatric intensive care unit
    K S Lakshmi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Trop Pediatr 53:87-92. 2007
    ..Lower hemoglobin, pre-existing infection and prolonged duration of urinary catheter were independent risk factors identified on multivariate analysis. BSI was associated with significantly higher mortality and longer stay in our PICU...
  21. ncbi request reprint Strangulation injury, a fatal form of child abuse
    V Jain
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 68:571-2. 2001
    ..This case report describes the clinical features associated with such injuries and complications which should be anticipated in such cases...
  22. ncbi request reprint Chromobacterium violaceum septicaemia from north India
    Pallab Ray
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Med Res 120:523-6. 2004
    ..The patient was successfully treated with ciprofloxacin and amikacin. This is probably the first documented case report of C. violaceum infection from north India and the only Indian case with septicaemia which survived...
  23. doi request reprint Recent experience with fungaemia: change in species distribution and azole resistance
    Arunaloke Chakrabarti
    Departments of Medical Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Scand J Infect Dis 41:275-84. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the study highlighted the rise of non-albicans Candida species in our hospital with differential distribution in paediatric and adult wards and emergence of azole resistance...
  24. ncbi request reprint Reversible brain lesions in childhood hypertension
    P Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Acta Paediatr 91:1005-7. 2002
    ..In this report we discuss the cases of two children with acute onset hypertension of different aetiologies that presented with the characteristic features of posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome...
  25. ncbi request reprint Inhaled budesonide in acute asthma
    S Singhi
    Paediatric Emergency and Intensive Care Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Paediatr Child Health 35:483-7. 1999
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of aerosolized budesonide therapy (with metered dose inhaler and spacer) early in the emergency room treatment of acute moderate exacerbations of bronchial asthma in children...
  26. doi request reprint Invasive zygomycosis in India: experience in a tertiary care hospital
    A Chakrabarti
    Department of Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Postgrad Med J 85:573-81. 2009
    ..To report the natural history and clinical course of zygomycosis from a single tertiary care centre in India where doctors maintain an institutional zygomycosis registry...
  27. ncbi request reprint Post-neonatal tetanus: issues in intensive care management
    S Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh-160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 68:267-72. 2001
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  28. ncbi request reprint Mannan antigen detection in the diagnosis of patients with invasive candidiasis
    D S V Raman Rao
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Med Res 116:13-20. 2002
    ..Hence mannan antigen detection was evaluated in patients with suspected invasive candidiasis in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Predictors of outcome in patients with diphtheria receiving intensive care
    M Jayashree
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Center, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 43:155-60. 2006
    ..05) adverse effect on outcome; multiple regression analysis ascertained that, development of myocarditis was the only independent predictor of death (Adjusted OR 0.061; 95% CI 0.009-0.397; P = 0.003)...
  30. doi request reprint Low-dose hydrocortisone in pediatric septic shock: an exploratory study in a third world setting
    Harsha T Valoor
    Department of Pediatrics Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 10:121-5. 2009
    ..To study the efficacy of low-dose intravenous hydrocortisone therapy in the management of pediatric septic shock with respect to the time taken for shock reversal and requirement of inotropes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Toxic shock syndrome
    Rashna Dass
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 71:433-5. 2004
    ..The cases highlight that TSS is very much with us and can mimic a variety of other diseases. Early recognition, and aggressive antimicrobial supportive and IVIG therapy cover can ensure complete recovery...
  32. doi request reprint Changing trends and predictors of outcome in patients with acute poisoning admitted to the intensive care
    M Jayashree
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    J Trop Pediatr 57:340-6. 2011
    ..Acute poisoning in children is a medical emergency and preventable cause of morbidity and mortality. Knowledge about the nature, magnitude, outcome and predictors of outcome is necessary for management and allocation of scant resources...
  33. doi request reprint Knowledge, attitude and practice of pediatric critical care nurses towards pain: survey in a developing country setting
    P J Mathew
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Postgrad Med 57:196-200. 2011
    ..Children in critical care units undergo more painful procedures than those in general wards...
  34. ncbi request reprint Clinical spectrum of 500 children with neurocysticercosis and response to albendazole therapy
    P Singhi
    Department of Paediatrics, Advanced Paediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 15:207-13. 2000
    ..Although albendazole therapy should be considered, especially in children with multiple lesions, many children with isolated neurocysticercosis will improve without antiparasitic therapy...
  35. 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...
  36. doi request reprint Epidemiological study of a large cluster of fungaemia cases due to Kodamaea ohmeri in an Indian tertiary care centre
    A Chakrabarti
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Microbiol Infect 20:O83-9. 2014
    ..4% of patients recovered after antifungal therapy. The present study reports the largest cluster of K. ohmeri fungaemia from a single centre. The study also stresses the need for accurate identification of clinical yeast isolates. ..
  37. doi request reprint Vitamin D levels during and after resolution of ketoacidosis in children with new onset Type 1 diabetes
    - Devidayal
    Department of Paediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Diabet Med 30:829-34. 2013
    ..To study the effect of ketoacidosis on measured 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 in children with new onset Type 1 diabetes...
  38. ncbi request reprint Pediatric emergencies at a tertiary care hospital in India
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Advanced Pediatric Center, Chandigarh, India
    J Trop Pediatr 49:207-11. 2003
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint 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 trial
    Shally 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...
  40. 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint Comparison of pediatric emergency patients in a tertiary care hospital vs a community hospital
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 41:67-72. 2004
    ..We concluded that diarrhea and AR1 continue to be the most important reasons for utilization of pediatric emergency service at a primary as well as a tertiary care hospital...
  42. ncbi request reprint Are primary health workers skilled enough to assess the severity of illness among young infants?
    Sutapa Bandyopadhyay
    Department of Community Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 40:713-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate the skills of health workers in assessing the severity of illness among young infants...
  43. ncbi request reprint Randomized evaluation of fluid resuscitation with crystalloid (saline) and colloid (polymer from degraded gelatin in saline) in pediatric septic shock
    Manasaranjan Upadhyay
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian Pediatr 42:223-31. 2005
    ..To compare the efficacy of crystalloid (Normal saline) and colloid (polymer from degraded Gelatin in saline Haemaccel) intravenous fluid in restoration of circulating volume in children with septic shock...
  44. ncbi request reprint Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis in North Indian children: clinical profile and follow-up
    Pratibha D Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 21:851-7. 2006
    ..In spite of an aggressive presentation, most children respond well to corticosteroids. MRI lesions disappear or are significantly reduced at 6 months in the majority of cases...
  45. ncbi request reprint PCR-based identification and strain typing of Pichia anomala using the ribosomal intergenic spacer region IGS1
    Sonia Bhardwaj
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    J Med Microbiol 56:185-9. 2007
    ..Strain typing of Pichia anomala isolates confirmed the previous finding of a point-source outbreak. The results suggest that IGS sequences and their polymorphisms could be exploited for similar typing methods in other organisms...
  46. pmc Three day versus five day treatment with amoxicillin for non-severe pneumonia in young children: a multicentre randomised controlled trial
    Girdhar Agarwal
    BMJ 328:791. 2004
    ..To assess the efficacy of three days versus five days of treatment with oral amoxicillin for curing non-severe pneumonia in children...
  47. pmc Chloramphenicol versus ampicillin plus gentamicin for community acquired very severe pneumonia among children aged 2-59 months in low resource settings: multicentre randomised controlled trial (SPEAR study)
    Rai Asghar
    Rawalpindi General Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
    BMJ 336:80-4. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether five days' treatment with injectable ampicillin plus gentamicin compared with chloramphenicol reduces treatment failure in children aged 2-59 months with community acquired very severe pneumonia in low resource settings...
  48. ncbi request reprint Sepsis-induced pulmonary edema: what do we know?
    Sunit Singhi
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:289-90. 2006
  49. pmc Does 3-day course of oral amoxycillin benefit children of non-severe pneumonia with wheeze: a multicentric randomised controlled trial
    Shally Awasthi
    King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
    PLoS ONE 3:e1991. 2008
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Probiotics in the critically ill: handle with care!
    Sunit Singhi
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 8:499-501. 2007