An Insight into the Symptomatology of β-Thalassaemia Major: Molecular Genetic Basis of the Disease – III

Thalassaemia syndrome is a group of inherited disorders resulting in low oxygen carrying capacity; severe anaemia due to

Editor-in-Chief
Tahir Shamsi

Tahir Shamsi, Saqib Ansari, Zeeshan Hussain

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.31.0001

Scientific Basis of Dealing with the Cost Issues in Routine Oncology
Practice in Low & Middle Income Countries

Ahmed Nadeem Abbasi

BACKGROUND : Cancer burden is increasing day by day in our Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC) A practicing clinician faces the issue of cost of treatment in almost all patients who approach him or her for clinical consultation.

Received: April 09, 2018
Accepted: April 09, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.31.0003

Diabetes Mellitus and Impaired Glucose Tolerance in β-Thalassaemia Major Patients with Secondary Haemchromatosis: Frequency and their Associations from a Developing Country

Sana Khurram, Saqib Ansari, Muhammad Nadeem, Nida Anwar, Sadia Parveen, Omair Adil, Tahir Shamsi

Abstract: Objective: Diabetes mellitus is well-known endocrine complication of beta thalassaemia major patients.

Received: November 15, 2017
Revised: April 05, 2018
Accepted: April 09, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.31.0006


Knowledge of Nurses in ENT Related Complications in Non-Dedicated Sub-Specialty Wards

Talha Ahmed Qureshi, Rahim Dhanani, Anwar Suhail, Ahad Ahmed Qureshi, Zeeshan Ali Shaikh

Abstract: Introduction: In our tertiary care hospital, we do not have a specialized ENT in-patient ward. All ENT patients are accommodated in any of the surgical wards or medical wards. In the event

Received: February 20, 2018
Revised: March 23, 2018
Accepted: April 02, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.31.0011


Sero Prevalence of Brucellosis in Pregnant Women Visiting Gynaecology Department of Kathmandu Model Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Seema Thapa and Mahendra Maharjan

Abstract: Introduction: Brucellosis is a highly contagious zoonotic disease caused by ingestion of unpasteurized milk or undercooked meat from infected animals or close contact with their secretions

Received: December 26, 2017
Revised: January 11, 2018
Accepted: January 26, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.31.0016


Incidence of Drug Induced Akathisia with Aripiprazole and Risperidone: A Comparative Study

Naurose Ali, Aysha Rasheed, Ismail Tariq, Altaf Qadir, Ayesha Sarwar, Rizwan Atta, Umaira Maqsood

Abstract: Background: Clinicians have voiced concerns over the possibly high frequency of Akathesia that occur with Aripiprazole use, however, the existing literature is not consistent with these observations.

Received: January 5, 2018
Revised: February 11, 2018
Accepted: February 12, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.31.0020


Are Home Based Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises (PFMES) Effective in Prevention of Stress Urinary Incontinence During Pregnancy ? A Randomized Controlled Trial

Maria Habib, Irum Sohail, Mehak Asim Khan

ABSTRACT: Objectives: To determine effectiveness of 8 weeks home based PFMEs in the prevention of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) during pregnancy and to see how many women were consistent with them.

Received: March 05, 2018
Revised: March 25, 2018
Accepted: March 28, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.31.0023

Bickerstaff Brainstem Encephalitis. A Rare Entity in Children

Muhammad Saeed, Mian Tahir Ali Shah

Abstract: Fisher and Bickerstaff, in the 1950s, reported some cases with distinctive features of ophthalmoplegia and ataxia.

Received: January 25, 2018
Revised: April 3, 2018
Accepted: April 3, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.31.0027


Differential Diagnostics of a Tonsillar Lymphoangiomatous Polyp

Stella Garvie, Omar Qassid, Georgia Karachristou

Abstract: An overview of a rare clinical case of a tonsillar lymphoangiomatous polyp in a patient with a history of retinoblastoma. A sample of tonsillar tissue was taken…

Received: January 25, 2018
Revised: March 30, 2018
Accepted: April 02, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.31.0030

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