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Pratury Trirumala Rao

Pratury Trirumala Rao
Born
Died1997
OccupationPediatrician
Writer
Known forPediatrics
ChildrenLakshmi Pratury
AwardsPadma Bhushan

Pratury Trirumala Rao (died 1997) was an Indian pediatrician and a writer of medical and non-fiction literature.[1][2] He was a professor of pediatrics at the Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad.[3] He was the author of two books on pediatric medicine in English, The insulin requirements of children with diabetes mellitus maintained in good control[4] and Pediatric Problems in Developing Countries[5]), two books in Telugu Gāndhījītō paricayaṃ[6] and Gadacina Rojulu[7]) and two biographical accounts (Living as a Doctor, published by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan)[8] and (Glimpses of American Life, published by the Cultural Renaissance Society of India).[9] The Government of India awarded him the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 1988, for his contributions to medical science.[10] He died in 1997, survived by his daughter, Lakshmi Pratury, a US-based social worker.[11] A yoga institute in Hyderabad, Padma Bushan DRP Tirumala Rao Institute of Yoga is named after him.[12]

Bibliography

  • Pratury Tirumala Rao (1953). The insulin requirements of children with diabetes mellitus maintained in good control. OCLC 148130768.
  • Pratury Tirumala Rao (1970). Pediatric Problems in Developing Countries. Orient Longmans. ASIN B000RH1VU4.
  • Pratury Tirumala Rao (1970). Gāndhījītō paricayaṃ. Viswabharati Socio-Cultural League.
  • Pratury Tirumala Rao (1996). Living as a Doctor. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.
  • Pratury Tirumala Rao (1973). Glimpses of American Life. Cultural Renaissance Society of India. p. 184. ASIN B0006CIQYO.
  • Pratury Tirumala Rao (2000). Gadacina Rojulu.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Tirumala Rao, Pratury". WorldCat. 2016. Retrieved July 23, 2016.
  2. ^ Rotary International (January 1981). The Rotarian. Rotary International. pp. 55–. ISSN 0035-838X.
  3. ^ Swarna Rekha Bhat (ed.). Achars Textbook Of Pediatrics (4Th Edn). Universities Press. pp. 7–. ISBN 978-81-7371-654-6.
  4. ^ Pratury Tirumala Rao (1953). The insulin requirements of children with diabetes mellitus maintained in good control. OCLC 148130768.
  5. ^ Pratury Tirumala Rao (1970). Pediatric Problems in Developing Countries. Orient Longmans. ASIN B000RH1VU4.
  6. ^ Pratury Tirumala Rao (1970). Gāndhījītō paricayaṃ. Viswabharati Socio-Cultural League.
  7. ^ Pratury Tirumala Rao (2000). Gadacina Rojulu.
  8. ^ Pratury Tirumala Rao (1996). Living as a Doctor. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.
  9. ^ Pratury Tirumala Rao (1973). Glimpses of American Life. Cultural Renaissance Society of India. p. 184. ASIN B0006CIQYO.
  10. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Retrieved January 3, 2016.
  11. ^ "Through 'Untold stories' she wants to give back to India". Weekend Leader. 23 July 2016. Retrieved July 23, 2016.
  12. ^ "Padma Bushan DRP Tirumala Rao Institute of Yoga". India Mart. 2016. Retrieved July 23, 2016.