Pravara Medical Review (ISSN : 0975-0533) is a quarterly journal published as a medium for the advancement of scientific knowledge in all branches of Medicine & allied sciences, Dental science, Physiotherapy, Nursing and publication of scientific investigation in these fields.
It is official scientific publication of Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences (DU), Loni and being published by Pravara Offset, Loni. The basic ideology of publication of Pravara Medical Review is based on the objectives of Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, Loni.
Pravara institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) the Deemed University was established in the year 2003 under the provisions of section 3 of the University grants commission (UGC) Act 1956.
Academic and Research excellence achieved and quality medical care rendered to the Rural community during the last 31 years at national and international level by the Pravara Medical Trust (the parent body of PIMS) was recognized by the University Grants commission(UGC) and the ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Government of India bestowed the status of “Deemed to be University” to the Pravara institute of Medical Sciences,Loni. vide its notification No- F-9-11/2000-U.3 dated 29th September2003.
Aims & Objective of journal
- To provide a medium for the dissemination and permanent record of the results of clinical experience and scientific medical research.
- To keep in touch with the latest development in sciences viz. Medicine, Dental, Physiotherapy, Nursing.
- Offering peer-reviewed, scientifically based articles and original research, this journal will assist in understanding intricacies of sciences. The journal provides sound expert research and advice to expertise and broaden information on the technology or the application of science.
- Focusing on information, the journals provide effective and proven latest technical information on medical science which can be implemented.
- Hence, Pravara Medical Review publishes commentary, review articles, original research articles, case reports, letter to editor, short communication and medical quiz.
From the Editors Desk (First issue, March 2006) :
The concept was provided by the Management of PIMS as it was felt that this institution being thirty years old. It was about time that the rest of the world took cognizance of the various scientific and socio-medico-cultural activities being undertaken. This is one of the few institution located in a rural area providing comprehensive medical care from the primary to the tertiary level to the rural people. We are proud of what we achieved in this span of time and would like to share our experiences with the rest of the country and the world. We moved on from there and take satisfaction in the fact that we have been able to achieve reasonably good results considering time constraints. We received tremendous response to appeals made to various departments in the form of original articles. case reports etc. so much so that we unable to publish all available material in the inaugural edition.
The Journal is proposed to printed quarterly with editions to be published in the first weeks of Jan,April,July and October.
The aims and objectives of this Journal are to inculcate a scientific temper among all institutions in PIMS, to highlight various efforts beings undertaken by various institutions in the diverse fields of medico-social activities and to inculcate a sense of confidence in the various students and staff in colleges to undertake research activities and publish them so that a large number of colleagues are made aware of the latest work being undertaken in our institutions. We encourage all members of our organization to make full use of this opportunity to see their name in print. We also propose to get this fledgling Journal of ours to be indexed at the national level so that we bring forth name, fame and glory to our already illustrious institutions.
We encourage all faculty and students of all institutions to make full use of the opportunity provided by this Journal to express themselves and make their mark in the scientific community web directory. This will encourage them to publish material in various national and international Journal.
We also ensure stringent quality control of all material being published so that accreditation may be achieved in the shortest possible time based on merits of quality and originality of work undertaken. We have purposely set our goals very high and we are determined to be the best in any field we endeavour to undertake.