Vol. 72 No. 5 (2022): MAY

Narrative Review

Binash Afzal, Nazia Mumtaz, Syed Shakil Ur Rehman, Ghulam Saqulain
Teaching strategies for rehabilitation curriculum: coping with the Covid-19 situation
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Bushra Jamshed, Maham Javed, Saima Zaki, Huma Khalid, Sobia Idrak, Nadia Naseem
Challenges in Screening of Sexually Transmitted Viral Infections of the Female Genital Tract: Where Do we Stand? - A scoping review
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Original Article

Imran Saleem, Murtaza Dhrolia, Ruqaya Qureshi, Kiran Nasir, Aasim Ahmad
‘Haemodialysis burden’ overweighs the associations of demographic, social and clinical factors on quality of life: a single centre study from Pakistan
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Muazama Zaffar, Asma Afreen, Muhammad Waseem, Zaheer Ahmed
Effect of nutritional status on wound healing after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery
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Shazia Durrani Fakhir, Nadia Khalid, Fatima Fakhir Musharraf, Shakeel Ahmad
Trends and outcomes of admissions in the Paediatrics ward at a tertiary care hospital of urban Karachi
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Pir Muhammad Zahid, Saba Samreen, Zafar Ayub Khan, Babur Salim, Syed Nazir Ahmed, Haris Gul
Factors associated with low bone mineral density in postmenopausal women with rheumatoid arthritis
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Perwasha Perwasha, Imran Ahmad khan, Noshaba Kanwal, Gul-E- Mizgan, Maliha Khalid Khan, Hafiza Iram Batool
Association of body mass index, cardiorespiratory fitness, and theirs correlates among female physical therapy students in Multan
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Ying-Hsuen Wu, Yi-Lin Chiu, Jung-Chun Lin, Hsuan-Wei Chen
New insights into sex differences in primary biliary cholangitis. Gender difference in primary biliary cholangitis
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Shahrukh Shah, Muhammad Aamir , Zujaja Haroon , Usman Munir , Afshan Bibi, Syed Raza jaffer
Assessment of National External Quality Assurance Program of Pakistan (NEQAPP) as a tool for improving quality of lab results among participating laboratories
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Urooj Fatima, Shabnam Khan, Syeda Urooj Riaz, Hussain Mehdi, Meesam Iftikhar, Nida Fatima
Myelomeningocele among Pakistani population
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Omema Akhtar, Osama Qazi, Haleema Yasmin, Khadija Bano, Sabiha Qamar
Frequency of HIV among patients seeking antenatal care at a tertiary care hospital, Karachi
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Asma Ansari, Uzma Urooj , Mustafa Waseem , Alveera Ihtasham
Video based learning vs instructor led training for optimizing personal protective equipment use to prevent Covid-19 infection- a comparative study
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Muhammad Bilal, Ansar Ullah , Saima Khattak
Efficacy of rituximab in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
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Warda Saleh, Humaira Jami
Group influence on attitudes towards polio vaccination in Pakistan: Role of group identification and perceived group support for polio vaccines
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Research Article

Javeria Sajid , Muhammad Naveed Riaz
Effect of Brain Damages on Logical Inferences of Depressive Adults
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Hamza Sohail , Abdul Rehman
Outcome of paediatric lobectomy by thoracotomy — a single centre, six-year experience
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Abdullah Munir, Mehwish Akhtar , Amina Khalid , Haider Farooq Khan, Faiza Kiran , Gull Bahar
Assessment of musculoskeletal disorders among cricketers playing in domestic clubs of Lahore
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Hafiz Naweed Ahmad, Fayyaz Ahmad; Admin
Multinodular goitre surgery complications and directly observed surgeons’ skills: a prospective double-blind observational cohort study
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Yasmeen Wajid, Humaira Jami, Aisha Zubair, Arooj Mujeeb
Urdu translation and validation of clinically useful anxiety outcome scale in Pakistan: ‘an observational study’
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Muhammad Haroon Hamid, Bilal Mazher, Saamia Aslam, Aiman Shirin, Tayyab Javed
Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Postgraduate Training in Pediatrics
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Hamza Shahid , Rahim Dhanani, Muhammad Faisal , Abdul Rehman , Arif Jamshed , Raza Hussain
Mammary Analogue Secretory Carcinoma of Parotid gland: literature review and experience of a dedicated cancer institution in Pakistan
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Mehjabeen Musharraf, Ambreen Aslam , Lubna Baig
Role of media and the media hypes in the aftermath of mass casualty incidents a qualitative thematic content analysis
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Muhammad Riaz Shahbaz Janjua, Jamilah Janjua, Shazia Muazam, Gohar Wajid
Perceptions of faculty on promotion policy in medical and dental colleges associated with Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University Islamabad, Pakistan
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Yamna Jadoon, Abiha Abdullah, Asra Qureshi, Jaleed Ahmed Gilani, Unab Khan
Needs assessment survey regarding effectiveness of chronic care in Diabetes in a hospital setting
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Memoona Mansoor, Ali Tayyab, Syed Shoaib Shah, Rehmah Sarfraz
Threshold concepts encountered by second year medical students in a Basic Health Science module; a qualitative study
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Nalan Okuroglu, Elif Sakci, Meltem Sertbas, Yasar Sertbas, Seda Sancak, Ali Ozdemir
Normalization of serum TSH doesn’t represent true euthyroidism for patients on levothyroxine treatment
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Siddika Ersoy, Ismail Hakki Ersoy, Sukran Ozkahraman-Koc
Examination of quality of life in patients using exenatide with different dimensions
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Maryam Zahid, Ume Sughra
Development of a protocol for conducting a randomized control trial on effects of artificial intelligence on nutritional status of children post cardiac surgery
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Short Communication / Short Report

Masood Ali Shaikh
Spousal violence against women in Afghanistan: Bivariate mapping of correlates
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Fakhra Munir, Rimsha Ibrar, Yusra Malik, Sana Bashir, Madiha Ashfaq, Hina Shafi
Effects of Covid-19 on physical activity and eating behaviours and their mutual relationship
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Systematic Reviews

Asifa Qurat Ul Ain, Arooj Fatima , Faraya Yousaf , Filza Shoukat , kashif Siddiqui, Ashfaq Ahmed
Role of virtual reality and active video games in motor and executive functions in cerebral palsy: a systematic review
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Farwa Rais , Hashmat Gul, Zainab Qasim, Amna Zaheer, Muhammad Kaleem
Antimicrobial strategies for scaffolds aided periodontal regeneration- road so far systematic review
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Sahlish Kumar, Iqra Ismail, Komal Noorani, Fatima Ashraf Ganatra, Insiya Hashim, Sara Maratib Ali, Abu Talib
Knowledge and practice of ethics among postgraduates in a public sector tertiary care hospital
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Sanjay Kalra, Saurabh Arora, Nitin Kapoor
Lipokathexis: A fat paradox
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Vineetha K Ramdas Nayak, Praseeda Satheesh, Mohan T Shenoy, Sanjay Kalra
Triglyceride Glucose (TyG) Index: A surrogate biomarker of insulin resistance
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Sarah Razaq, Murat Kara, Levent Özcakar, Farooq Azam Rathore
Diagnosis, management strategies and research horizons in sarcopenia
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Ahmer Nasir Baig, Syeda Kubra Kishwar Jafri, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim
Postoperative cerebro spinal fluid diversion in patients with third ventricular colloid cysts
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