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August 30th, 2013 by admin
Theophylline

Action – bronchodilator by blockkng phosphodiesterase and increasing cAMP concentration

Other actions – cardiac stimulation, diuresis, gastric acid secretion

Indication – Chronic bronchitis and emphysema

Side effect – Fatal – Arrhythmia, Convulsions and Hypotension on rapid infusion

NOTE – Avoid excessive intake of coffee and avoid smoking while using this drug

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August 30th, 2013 by admin
Important HEALTH DATES are the following,

January 12 – Indian youth day

January 30 – antileprosy day

February 12 – sexual&reproductive awareness day

February 15 – international childhood day

February 28 – Indian science day

March 7-14 – international women’s week

March 8 – international women’s day

2nd Thursday of March – World Kidney day

March 24 – TB day

March 15 – consumer rights day

March 22 – world water day

March 24 – TB day

April 7  – world health day

April 11 – Indian safe motherhood day

April 17 – national hemophilia day

April 22 – earth day

May 4 – world asthma day

May 5 – international day of midwives

May 8 – world red cross day

May 12 – Nurse’s day

May 15 – world family day

May 17 – World Hypertension day

May 29 – schizophrenia day

May 31 – No tobacco Day

June 2 – clean air day

June 5 – environment day

June 8 – world oceans day

June 26 – international day against drug abuse

June 27 – world diabetes day

July 1 – doctor’s day

July 6 – world zoonosis day

July 11 – world population day

August 1-7 – world breast feeding week

August12 – international youth day

September(1-7) – Indian nutrition week

september 8 – world literacy day

september (8-22) – eye donation fortnight

september 21 – world Alzheimer’s day

september 26 – day for deaf

Last sunday of September – World Heart Day

september 30 – blood donation day

October 10 – world mental health day

November 10 – world immunisation day

November 14 – children’s day

December 1 – world AIDS day

Courtesy – Jins Jose – Nursingexamaid.blogspot.in

Out of all these some important ones are population day, Alzheimer’s day, day for deaf, mental health day, TB day, Asthma day, Envt day and diabetes day

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The elected Presidents of Republic of India are,

1 Rajendra Prasad 26 Jan 1950 – 13 May 1962  – Indian National Congress

2 Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan 13 May 1962 – 13 May 1967 – Independent

3 Zakir Hussain 13 May 1967 – 3 May 1969 Independent
 
  Varahagiri Venkata Giri* 3 May 1969 – 20 July 1969 Independent
  Muhammad Hidayatullah  20 July 1969 – 24 Aug 1969  Independent

4 Varahagiri Venkata Giri 24 Aug 1969 – 24 Aug 1974  Independent

5 Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed 24 Aug 1974 – 11 Feb 1977 Indian National Congress

  Basappa Danappa Jatti* 11 Feb 1977 – 25 July 1977 Independent

6 Neelam Sanjiva Reddy 25 July 1977 – 25 July 1982 Janata Party

7 Giani Jail Singh 25 July 1982 – 25 July 1987  Indian National Congress

8 Ramaswamy Venkataraman 25 July 1987 – 25 July 1992 Indian National Congress

9 Shankar Dayal Sharma 25 July 1992 – 25 July 1997  Indian National Congress

10 Kocheril Raman Narayanan 25 July 1997 – 25 July 2002 Independent

11 A.P.J. Abdul Kalam 25 July 2002 – 25 July 2007 Independent

12 Pratibha Patil  25 July 2007 – 25 July 2012 Indian National Congress

13 Pranab Mukherjee 25 July 2012 – Incumbant Indian National Congress

So till now, those who have completed five years reign are the following,

Rajendra Prasad

S. Radhakrishnan

V.V Giri

Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

Giani Jail singh

R. Venkattaraman

Shankar Dayal Sharma

K.R Narayanan

APJ Abdul Kalam

Pratbha Patil

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