Acute Chlorine Gas Poisoning and Electrocardiogram Changes: A Cross-sectional Observational Study

Anum Latif1, Rida e Zehra1, Karim Ullah Makki2 Resident, Department of Medicine, Liaqat National Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan Consultant, Department of Medicine, Liaqat National Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan Corresponding Author: Anum Latif, Department of Medicine, Liaqat National Hospital, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan. Contact Author Submission: July 01, 2020Acceptance: Dec 20, 2020Publication: Sep 30, 2021 © Author(s) (or their Read More …

Sepsis and stone clearance in ureteric stones managed with uretro-renoscope plus lithoclast with and without DJ stenting

Muhammad Farhan Qureshi1, Imran Hussain1 Assistant Professor, Urology Department, Sheikh Zayed Medical College, Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan Corresponding Author: Muhammad Farhan Qureshi, Assistant Professor, Urology Department, Sheikh Zayed Medical College, Hospital Road, Rahim Yar Khan 64200, Pakistan. Contact Author. Submission: Aug 18, 2020Acceptance: Mar 07, 2021Publication: Sep 30, 2021 © Author(s) (or their employer(s) 2021. Re-use Read More …

A retrospective study of maternal outcome, causes, and management of postpartum hemorrhage in a tertiary care hospital

Saima Choudhry1, Sadaf K Rana2, Mubashira Nasir3, Shagufta Jabbar4, Moiz Ahmed5, Kiran Abbas5 Consultant Gynecologist, Bahria International Teaching Hospital, Lahore Senior Registrar Gynae & Obs, Fatima Memorial Hospital, Lahore Medical Officer,Gynae & Obs, Bahria International Teaching Hospital, Lahore Gynecologist, Social Security Hospital, Multan Road, Lahore Post Graduate Resident, JPMC, Karachi © Author(s) (or their employer(s) 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 …

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 …

Satisfaction level of patients visiting orthopedics wards – A descriptive cross-sectional study

Humayun Israr1, Haroon Israr2, Sabah Humayun3 Post Graduate Resident, Orthopedics, DHQ Teaching Hospital, Sahiwal, Pakistan. Post Graduate Resident, Urology, Lahore General Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan Post Graduate Resident, Pediatrics, DHQ Teaching Hospital, Sahiwal, Pakistan Corresponding Author: Humayun Israr, Post Graduate Resident, Orthopedics, DHQ Teaching Hospital, Sahiwal, 57000, Pakistan. Contact Author.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9564-5324 Submission: Jun 24, 2020Acceptance: Feb 26, 2021Publication: Read More …

Prevalence of nail-biting in children and its association with mental health in Karachi, Pakistan

Introduction: The crossing of digit from an individual’s mouth known as onychophagia or nail biting. Nail-biting is not a life-threatening condition. However, the border between its healthy and unhealthy associations still need conclusive establishment. Objectives: To determine the prevalence of nail-biting among children in Karachi, Pakistan and its association with pediatric mental health and behavioral disorders. Methodology: Sample size was parents of 171 children between the ages 4-10 was selected by convenience sampling. Data collection was conducted with a use of questionnaire in two hospitals of Karachi, Pakistan. All participants of the study were explained the purpose of the study and written consent was obtained. Results: The overall prevalence of nail-biting in the sample was 39.2%. The prevalence in boys and girls was not statistically significant (P = 0.06). The mean total SDQ score was 15.3 (SD = 5.3) and the mean prosocial score was 6.8 (SD = 2.2). The comparison of the effect of a child’s schooling neither showed any significant effect on nail-biting frequency (P = 0.093) nor on SDQ score (P = 0.845). Conclusion: To conclude more research should be done on the importance of nail biting in children, parents and pediatricians alike should pay special attention to children that bite their nails. Read More …