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Medical Thesis and Research: Importing your excel data on SPSS

Medical Thesis and Research: Importing your excel data on SPSS

Medical students always have a problem with statistics , leaving alone exceptions. Statistics have always been a headache but a needed pain. It is a part of medical life. Just treating isn’t enough, reporting and researching is a must.
 
Step 1: Entering the data in EXCEL is the wisest first thing to do.
Why Enter data on Excel?
1. Built by the giant …

Tetrabenazine – A forgotten drug for Dystonia

Tetrabenazine – A forgotten drug for Dystonia

An 8 year old girl presented to the pediatric ER with complaints of fever for 1 week, altered sensorium for 5 days and multiple episodes of generalized tonic clonic seizures for 4 days. She was a known case of neurocysticercosis for the last 6 years, had been under antiepileptic therapy (carbamazepine and phenytoin) for 3 years and was discontinued after …

Chicken pox and its complications

Chicken pox and its complications

Varicella-zoster virus (VZV)

Causes-  primary, latent, and recurrent infections.
Primary infection – Varicella (chickenpox)
A lifelong latent infection of sensory ganglion neurons.
Reactivation of the latent infection – Herpes zoster (shingles).

Epidemiology
Most children are infected by 15 yr of age, with fewer than 5% of adults remaining susceptible.Within households, transmission of VZV to susceptible individuals occurs at a rate of 65-86%
Infectivity : 24-48 hr before the rash …


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