Vol 31, No 1 (2015)

Vol 31, No 1 (2015): January – February 2015

Pak J Med Sci

Table of Contents

Editorial

Patient satisfaction, patient safety and increasing violence against healthcare professionals PDF
Shaukat Ali Jawaid

Original Articles

How to overcome violence against healthcare professionals, reduce medical disputes and ensure patient safety PDF
Hongxing Yu, Zhenglu Hu, Xifan Zhang, Bin Li, Shangcheng Zhou
Hypertensive patients’ readiness to use of mobile phones and other information technological modes for improvingtheir compliance to doctors’ advice in Karachi PDF
Izhar Mirza Hussain, Baqir S. Naqvi, Iqbal Ahmed, Nasir Ali
Self-medication with analgesics among medical students and interns in King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia PDF
Nahla Khamis Ragab Ibrahim, Banan Mohammad Alamoudi, Wejdan Omar Baamer, Rajaa Mohammad Al-Raddadi
Depression, coping strategies, glycemic control and patient compliance in Type 2 diabetic patients in an endocrine outpatient clinic PDF
Hulya Parildar, Ozlem Cigerli, Nilgun Guvener Demirag
Relationship between serum estrogen levels and blood stasis syndrome in postmenopausal women with coronary heart disease PDF
Xin Liu, Chunyu Guo, Xiaojuan Ma, Rui Tian, Ying Zhang, Huijun Yin
Analysis of the relationship between liver regeneration rate and blood levels PDF
Myeong-Seong Kim, Hae-Kag Lee, Seon-Yeong Kim, Jae-Hwan Cho
Efficacy of different doses of atorvastatin treatment on serum levels of 8-hydroxy-guanin (8-OHdG) and cardiac function in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy PDF
Yu Jin, Chunguang Qiu, Qiangsun Zheng, Ling Liu, Zhiqiang Liu, Yi Wang
Prevalence and distribution of musculoskeletal disorders causing unfitness for military service among young adult men: An epidemiologic study PDF
Safak Ekinci, Necmettin Kocak, Ibrahim Aydin, Kenan Koca, Ramazan Akyildiz, Omer Ersen, Selim Kilic
Financial wellness awareness: A step closer to achieve Millennium Development Goals for Pakistan PDF
Rehana Rehman, Dr Shahjahan Katpar, Rakhshaan Khan, Mehwish Hussain
Assessment of primary health care in a rural health centre in Enugu South east Nigeria PDF
Josephat Chinawa
Detection of renal brush border membrane enzymes for evaluation of renal injury in neonatal scleredema PDF
Qing Ren, Yongjun Zhang, Jinying Yang, Lixia Wei, Lili Zhao, Qiaozhi Yang
Pulmonary manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus patients with and without antiphospholipid syndrome PDF
Muhammad Afzal Hamdani, Abdul Rahman Saud Al-Arfaj, Khalid Parvez, Faisal Naseeb, Abdalla El Fateh Ibrahim, Joseph Hope Cal
Ultrasound-guided evaluation of the lumbar subarachnoid space in lateral and sitting positions in pregnant patients to receive elective cesarean operation PDF
Gulay Ucarli, Meltem Turkay, Sitki Nadir Sinikoglu, Aysin Alagol
Effects of glutamine and valsartan on the brain natriuretic peptide and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide of patients with chronic heart failure PDF
Mingliang Shao, Congxin Huang, Zhen Li, Hui Yang, Qifan Feng
Vitamin B12, folate and iron levels in primary nocturnal enuresis PDF
Sebahattin Albayrak, Kürsad Zengin, Serhat Tanik, Ghaniya Daar, Mustafa Yasar Ozdamar, Hasan Bakirtas, M. Abdurrahim Imamoglu, Mesut Gurdal
Expressions and clinical significance of serum bone Gla-protein, bone alkaline phosphatase and C-terminal telopeptide of type I collagen in bone metabolism of patients with osteoporosis PDF
Dongfeng Zhao, Junsheng Wang, Yining Liu, Xinwei Liu
Vacuum Assisted Closure- utilization as home based therapy in the managementof complex diabetic extremity wounds PDF
Kamran Hafeez, Haroon Rashid, Ghulam Mustafa Kaim Khani, Darshan Kumar, Sunil Kumar
Effects of timing of vitrectomy performed for open-globe injury patients on the thickness of retinal nerve fiber layer PDF
Xiaoming Chen, Yanni Zhu, Shuqiong Hu, Yanhua Zhu
Ultrasound-guided bilateral greater occipital nerve block for the treatment of post-dural puncture headache PDF
Fethi Akyol, Orhan Binici, Ufuk Kuyrukluyıldız, Güldane Karabakan
Serum homocysteine level in vegetariansin District Tharparker, Sindh PDF
Draneel Kapoor Rathi, Muhammad Imran Rathore, mukhtiar baig
Revisiting subclavian flap repair for neonates and small infants PDF
Mustafa Kır, Baran Ugurlu, Nurettin Unal, Kivanc Metin, Nuh Yilmaz, Ozgur Kizilca
Journal Club presentation in research orientation at Bahria University Medical & Dental College PDF
Rabiya Rehan, Rehana Rehman, Ambreen Usmani
Rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis using Xpert MTB/RIF assay - Report from a developing country PDF
Noshin Wasim Yusuf, Shagufta Iram, Asyia Zeenat, Shahida Hussain, Maleeha Aslam
Effects of cytotoxin-associated gene A (CagA) positive Helicobacter pylori infection on anti-platelet glycoprotein antibody producing B cells in patients with primary idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) PDF
Yuan-Shan Cheng, Li-Ping Kuang, Chun-Lan Zhuang, Jia-Dian Jiang, Man Shi
Assessment of the Frequency of Autoantibodies in Chronic Viral Hepatitis PDF
Akif Acay, Kasim Demir, Gulsah Asik, Havva Tunay, Gursel Acarturk
Corneal topography analysis of stromal corneal dystrophies PDF
Yusuf Koçluk, Zuleyha Yalnız-Akkaya, Ayşe Burcu, Firdevs Örnek
Association of SNP rs9939609 in FTO gene with metabolic syndrome in type 2 diabetic subjects, rectruited from a tertiary care unit of Karachi, Pakistan PDF
Asher Fawwad, Iftikhar Ahmed Siddiqui, Nimra Fatima Zeeshan, Syed Muhammad Shahid, Sidra Siddiqui, Rubina Sabir, Abdul Basit
Prevalence and pattern of traumatic limb amputations in female population of Bhimber District, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan PDF
Nazish Jabeen, Sajid Malik
Effect of smoking on serum xanthine oxidase, malondialdehyde, ascorbic acid and α-tocopherol levels in healthy male subjects PDF
Fatehuddin Khand, Ali Akbar Shah, Tayyab Uddin Khand
Influence of IL-20 on lumbar disc degeneration: An experimental study PDF
Tianjing Yang, Huaqing Xu
Oral health knowledge of health care workers in special children’s center PDF
Amjad Hussain Wyne, Nouf Hammad, Christian Splieth
Stress among First and Third Year Medical Studentsat University Kebangsaan Malaysia PDF
Abdus Salam, Raynuha Mahadevan, Amir Abdul Rahman, Norsyafiqah Abdullah, Aimi Aqilah Abd Harith, Chu Pei Shan
Predictive value of elevated neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio for left ventricular systolic dysfunction in patients withnon ST-elevated acute coronary syndrome PDF
Adem Bekler, Gokhan Erbag, Hacer Sen, Emine Gazi, Sedat Ozcan
Incidence of retinopathy in chronic Hepatitis C patientstreated with pegylated interferon alpha 2a and ribavirin combination therapy PDF
Muhammad Kashif, Muhammad Khurram Saleem, Imran Khan Farooka, Amina Husnain, Arif Mahmood Siddiqui
Short-term therapeutic effects of low-dose cytarabine plus surgical resection on elderly patients with trigeminal nerve tumor and safety observation PDF
Xiang-Sheng Li, Wei-Long Yang, Fa-Zheng Shen, Guo-Jun Gao, Ji-Wei Ma, Bao-Zhe Jin
An assessment of knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) towards diabetes and diabetic retinopathy in a suburban town of Karachi PDF
Muhammad Saleh Memon, Sikander Ali Shaikh, Abdul Rashid Shaikh, Muhammad Faisal Fahim, Seema N. Mumtaz, Nadeem Ahmed
Spinal anaesthesia for orthopaedic surgery in children with cerebral palsy: Analysis of 36 patients PDF
Ozkan Onal, Seza Apiliogulları, Ergun Gunduz, Jale Bengi Celik, Hakan Senaran
Frequency of gestational diabetes mellitus and the associated risk factors PDF
Nuriye Büyükkayacı Duman
Mean platelet volume can predict cerebrovascular events in patients with Sickle Cell Anemia PDF
Tanju Celik, Sule Unal, Ozalp Ekinci, Cahit Ozer, Gul Ilhan, Gonül Oktay, Vefik Arica
Investigation on the IL-18 -607A/C and -137C/G on the susceptibility of ischemic stroke PDF
Shi Jin-he, Li-dan Niu, Xi-yan Chen, Jing-yu Hou, Ping Yang, Guang-peng Li

Case Reports

Laparoscopic removal of an intrauterine device from the sigmoid colon PDF
Fatih Şanlıkan, Oğuz Arslan, Muhittin Eftal Avcı, Ahmet Göçmen
Syphilis in pregnancy PDF
Md Mostafizur Rahman, Asrul Abdul Wahab, Umi Kalsom Ali, Marlyn Mohammad, Ezura Madiana Md. Monoto
A pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm caused by concurrent chemoradiation therapy for lung cancer PDF
Jung Ho Kim, Sanghoon Han
Differential diagnosis problems in a patient with dysphonia and chronic lymphocytic leukemia PDF
Gabriela Ariadna Gavrila, Romeo Gabriel Mihaila, Ioan Manitiu
Enteroscopic sclerotherapy in blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome PDF
Shoubin Ning, Yafei Zhang, Zhanfei Zu, Xuyan Mao, Gaoping Mao
An intractable case of suspected psoriatic arthritiscombined with Dupuytren’s disease PDF
Wen Quan Ding, Jian Hui Gu
Floating thrombus in the right heart associated withpulmonary embolism: The role of echocardiography PDF
Kashif Naeem
Pleural Fibroma: A meandering path to surgical removal PDF
Shafqat Hassan, Syed Shirjeel Husain, Muhammad Amim Anwar, Saema Saeed

Brief Communication

Health impacts of obesity PDF
Shirin Djalalinia, Mostafa Qorbani, Niloofar Peykari, Roya Kelishadi

Conference Proceedings

Second International Conference of Chief Editors of ResearchJournals organized by Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC) (Shiraz, Iran December 1-2, 2014) PDF
Shaukat Ali Jawaid


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