Anaemia in Children: Apathy in Healthcare Priorities

Tahir Shamsi, Asma Danish

National Institute of Blood Disease & Bone Marrow Transplantation, Karachi, Pakistan

Received: October 16, 2018
Accepted: October 17, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.34.0111

Child Abuse in Pakistan-Current Perspective

Aisha Mehnaz

It’s not been long that the case of Baby Zainab from Qasur, a city in Punjab made the headlines in the media.

Received: July 10, 2018
Accepted: October 03, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.34.0114

Frequency of ß-Thalassemia Trait among Pregnant Women Presenting at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences

Asma Mustafa, Maryam Zulfiqar, Bushra Anam Ali, Lubna Naseem

Abstract: Introduction: Thalassemia is a common inherited disorder in Pakistan with around 5000 new cases diagnosed every year. Despite various preventive measures taken at the national level, the disease burden is still not declining.

Received: August 19, 2018
Revised: September 11, 2018
Accepted: September 24, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.34.0118


Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Nurses, Regarding Hepatitis B Prevention at Public Hospital Lahore

Sumaira Rehman, Afsar Ali, Naseem Rooman, Najma Sardar

Abstract: Background: Occupational exposure occurs frequently among Health Care Workers (HCWs). The most serious occupational health hazard faced by HCWs worldwide is exposure to Hepatitis B Virus (HBV).

Received: July 07, 2018
Revised: July 26, 2018
Accepted: July 30, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.34.0122


Disturbances in Serum Electrolytes in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Shahzad Ali Jiskani, Saba Islamaili Khawaja, Rizwan Ali Talpur

Abstract: Introduction: Diabetes mellitus is a multi-factorial disease having widespread effect on various functions of body.

Received: July 26, 2018
Revised: September 27, 2018
Accepted: September 27, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.34.0128


Wealth Index, Education, Access to Electronic Media and Awareness about Tuberculosis: Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey 2012-13

Muhammad Zubair Tahir

Abstract: Objective: To investigate association of education, wealth index and access to electronic media with awareness about TB and its spread among women.

Received: July 30, 2018
Revised: September 13, 2018
Accepted: September 14, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.34.0132


Knowledge and Practice of Foot Care among Diabetic Patients at a Public Tertiary Care Hospital Lahore

Kiran Akhtar, Afsar Ali, Roma Bhatti

Abstract: Background: The diabetic foot complication is further complicated by some UN desired and wrong practices of such as Socio-cultural myths of walking barefoot and religious belief of walking on fire etc.

Received: June 14, 2018
Revised: July 26, 2018
Accepted: July 30, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.34.0139

A Severe Hypokalemia Case Due to Ectopic Acth Syndrome Secondary to Small Cell Lung Cancer

Edip Erkus, M. Zahid Kocak, Gulali Aktas, Emine Ozsari, Selma E. Duzcu, Tuba T. Duman, Burcin M. Atak, Haluk Savli

Abstract: Ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) syndrome is responsible about 15% of Cushing syndrome cases.

Received: July 23, 2018
Revised: September 12, 2018
Accepted: September 14, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.34.0145


High Risk Myelodyplastic Syndrome with Good Risk Cytogenetics and Somatic Oncogenic Driver Mutation

Samra Waheed, Saba Shahid, Jawwad Hasan, Shariq Ahmed, Tahir S. Shmasi

Abstract: Recurrent cytogenetic abnormalities are manifested in approximately fifty percent cases of Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) found as result of genomic instability verifying the presence of oncogenic genetic mutations.

Received: August 07, 2018
Revised: October 06, 2018
Accepted: October 08, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.34.0149

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