Pre-Marital Screening for Thalassaemia – Legal, Social and Technical Obstacles

Zeeshan Hussain, Saqib Ansari

Pre-marital or carrier screening before marriage conventionally refers to detect defective or diseased genes causing

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.32.0033

A Perspective on Thalassaemia

Zeeshan Hussain, Saqib Ansari, Tahir Shamsi

TS is a varied group of genetic disorder results from reduced rate of synthesis of alpha or beta globin chains. Its inheritance is autosomal recessive.

Received: May 30, 2018
Accepted: June, 05, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.32.0036

Predicting Surgical Site Infection by ‘Suction Drain Tip’ and ‘Drain Fluid’ Cultures: Are they Helpful?

Qamaruddin Baloch, Farah Ahmed, Farhan Zaheer, Imrana Aziz

Abstract: Introduction: The aim of the study was to check the predictability of ‘suction drain tip’ and ‘drain fluid’ cultures for detecting their association with possible surgical site infection.

Received: March 19, 2018
Revised: May 16, 2018
Accepted: May 23, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.32.0041


Pinworm (Enterobius vermicularis) Infection among Primary Level Government School Children of Chhampi, Lalitpur District, Nepal

Karuna Khadka and Mahendra Maharjan

Abstract: Introduction: Poor sanitation and crowding effect are easy way for transmission of enterobiasis between infected and uninfected person and it is usually common among playgroup and school kids.

Received: March 06, 2018
Revised: May 26, 2018
Accepted: May 29, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.32.0046


Adjunct Use of Low Dose Risperidone Verses Adjunct Use of Clonazepam with an SSRI in Treatment of Moderate to Severe Anxiety States; A Comparative Study

Naurose Ali, Aysha Rasheed, Ismail Tariq, Farukh Abdullah, Ayesha Sarwar, Rizwan Atta, Zahra Qammer

Abstract: Background: The unprecedented and unaccounted use of benzodiazepines is running havoc in many countries in terms of substance abuse problems and is exponentially increasing.

Received: January 04, 2018
Revised: February 11, 2018
Accepted: March 09, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.32.0051


Optimal Gestational Weight Gain Based on Different Body Mass Index and its Relation with Adverse Pregnancy Outcome in a Tertiary Care Hospital

Tehmina Parveen, Zakia Sheikh, Saira Jam, Asif Zia Akhtar, Anjum Ara Hassan, Sana Ghayas

Abstract: Introduction: Maternal and neonatal complications have been linked to pre-pregnancy Body Mass Index (BMI) and gestational weight gain. Controlling of BMI and weight gain during pregnancy is desirable in order to optimize the maternal and perinatal outcomes.

Received: March 21, 2018
Revised: May 15, 2018
Accepted: May 17, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.32.0054

Post-Operative Intussusception in a Child after Pseudo Cyst of Pancreas Excision

Aditya Pratap Singh, Arun Kumar Gupta, Dinesh Kumar Barolia, Maryem Ansari

Abstract: Intussusception is commonly seen in pediatric age group. It is rarely present as a cause of post-operative obstruction.

Received: January 22, 2018
Revised: April 5, 2018
Accepted: April 23, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.32.0061


Central Pleomorphic Adenoma of Mandible – Report of the First Case in a Pediatric Patient

Manas Bajpai

Abstract: Pleomorphic adenomas (PA) are the commonest salivary gland tumors of parotid gland. Central pleomorphic adenomas are extremely rare and so far only 7 cases have been reported in the literature; 2 in maxilla and 5 in mandible.

Received: March 26, 2018
Revised: May 25, 2018
Accepted: May 30, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.32.0063


A Case of Long Standing Unusual Elbow Pain, Diagnosed as Glomus Tumor on Biopsy: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Masud Ur Rahman, Mehtab Ali Shahani, Abdullah Osama Mirdad

Abstract: Extra digital presentation of glomus tumors is not common. We are presenting the case report of glomus tumor around elbow and review of literature with regard to its clinical presentation,

Received: Februay 08, 2018
Revised: April 16, 2018
Accepted: April 23, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.32.0066

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