COVID-19: Pakistan’s Preparedness and response

Sahrish Khan1, Atiq ur Rahman2, Muhammad Imran2 Department of Biotechnology, Quaid e Azam University, Islamabad 46000, Pakistan District Head Quarter Hospital, Layyah 31200, Punjab, Pakistan Corresponding Author: Muhammad Imran, Emergency Department, DHQ Layyah 31200 Pakistan. Contact Author. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0681-5388 Submission: Feb 11, 2020 Acceptance: December 10, 2020 Publication: Mar 10, 2021 © Author(s) (or their employer(s) Read More …

Rapid transmission of SARS-2 among Individuals – A Mini Review

Shehreen Sohail1, Hamza Rana2, Umar Hassan3, Freeha Sohail4, Mukarram Farooq3, Minaam Farooq5 Department of Life Sciences, University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan Student, 3rd Year MBBS, Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan Student, 4th Year MBBS, King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan Student, BS Microbiology, Government College University, Lahore, Pakistan Student, 3rd Year MBBS, King Read More …

Challenging incidents in health centers and how to deal with it: Physician–Patient bad interactions

Feroza Fatima1, Waad Ibrahim Kadori2 Specialist Dermatologist, PHCC Qatar Consultant Dermatologist, PHCC Qatar Corresponding Author: Feroza Fatima, Specialist Dermatologist, PHCC Qatar. Contact Author. Submission: Aug 09, 2020Acceptance: Feb 27, 2021Publication: Mar 10, 2021 © Author(s) (or their employer(s) 2021. Re-use permitted under CC BY. No commercial re-use. Published by Pak J Surg Med. This work Read More …

An Approach towards Integrated Healthcare System in Punjab, Pakistan

Ayesha Parvez1, Taskeen Zahra2 Institute of Social and Cultural Studies, Department of Public Health University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan Department of Community Medicine, Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan Corresponding Author: Ayesha Parvez, Institute of Social and Cultural Studies, Department of Public Health University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. Contact Author. Publication: Mar Read More …

Acne Vulgaris in University Students: Prevalence, Knowledge and Lifestyle Association

Hamna Abbas1, Javeria Awan1, Maryam Ishfaq1 Student, 5th Year MBBS, Rawalpindi Medical University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Corresponding Author: Javeria Awan, 5th year MBBS Rawalpindi Medical University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Contact Author. Submission: Jun 19, 2020Acceptance: Feb 26, 2021Publication: Mar 10, 2021 © Author(s) (or their employer(s) 2021. Re-use permitted under CC BY. No commercial re-use. Published by Pak Read More …

From the desk of Chief Editor

Ammar Anwer1,2 Chief Editor, Pakistan Journal of Surgery and Medicine Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Hospital Lahore. Corresponding Author: Ammar Anwer, Chief Editor Pakistan Journal of Surgery and Medicine, 2nd Floor PMA House, 66 Ferozepur Road, Lahore, 54000 Pakistan. Contact Author.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7652-8050Twitter: @aanwerrehan Publication: Mar 10, 2021 © Author(s) (or their employer(s) 2021. Re-use permitted under Read More …

An Audit of Deaths From Poisoning: A Retrospective Study

Arzoo Rahim1, Asma Azim1, Moeez Munawar1 Student, 3rd Year MBBS, King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan Corresponding Author: Arzoo Rahim, C/O Department of Forensic Medicine, KEMU, Neela Gumbad, Anarkali Lahore. Contact Author.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8664-3589 Submission: Apr 18, 2020Acceptance: Feb 26, 2021Publication: Mar 10, 2021 © Author(s) (or their employer(s) 2021. Re-use permitted under CC BY. No commercial Read More …

Frequency of restrictive pulmonary function tests in patients with chronic Hepatitis C

Shahid Hamid1, Khalid Mehmood Khan2, Fawad Ahmed3, Asia Firdous4 Assistant Professor, South Medical Ward, King Edward Medical University, Mayo Hospital Lahore, Pakistan Associate Professor, South Medical Ward, King Edward Medical University, Mayo Hospital Lahore, Pakistan Assistant Professor Endocrinology, King Edward Medical University, Mayo Hospital Lahore, Pakistan Medical Officer, South Medical Ward, Mayo Hospital Lahore, Pakistan Read More …

Intima Media Thickness of Carotid and Femoral Artery as predictor of Cardiovascular Events

Naveed Rauf1, Furqan Yaqub Pannu1, Bilal Ahmed1, Ahmed Kamran2, Faryal Zafar3, Muhammad Arshad1 Cardiology Department, King Edward Medical University, Mayo Hospital Lahore, Pakistan Cardiac Surgery Department, King Edward Medical University, Mayo Hospital Lahore, Pakistan Pathology Department, Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan  Corresponding Author: Bilal Ahmed, Senior Registrar Cardiology, Mayo Hospital, Lahore, 54000, Pakistan. Read More …

Social Media; its role in the infodemic of COVID-19

Mohammad Ali Akbar1, Zubia Zaman1, Muhammad Ahsan Abbasi1, Imran Mansoor Raza1, Muneeza Ali1, Yusra Najam1 Medical Student, 3rd Year MBBS, Dow Medical College, Dow University of Health Sciences Karachi, Pakistan. Corresponding Author: Mohammad Ali Akbar, 3rd Year MBBS, Dow Medical College, Baba-e-Urdu road, Saddar, Karachi 74200, Pakistan. Contact Author.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8481-6901Twitter: @itmeoliSubmission: May 04, 2020Acceptance: Feb 27, 2021Publication: Mar Read More …