Forgery in Research

Sadaf Shahab, Tahir Sultan Shamsi

According to one definition “intention or gross negligence leading to fabrication of the scientific message or a false credit or emphasis given to scientist’’ is known as forgery or misconduct in science.

Received: December 31, 2018
Accepted: January 28, 2019

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.41.0001

Perspective on Polio Eradication – What is the Issue?

Sultan Mustafa, Summaya Ghazal, Sumbal Waheed

Abstract: WHO proclaims polio a social and community health crisis. Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) was resolved to make world polio-free and had contributed significantly to eradicate polio from 1000 cases per day in 1988 to 8 per year in 2017.

Received: September 17, 2018
Accepted: January 23, 2019

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.41.0003

Knowledge and Awareness about Hepatitis B and C Infections among Visitors of the Gastroenterology Clinic of Tertiary Care Centre in Pakistan

Rajesh Mandhwani, Syed Mudassir Laeeq, Muhammad Manzoor ul Haque, Amir Bakhsh, Jawaid Iqbal, Nasir Hassan Luck, Zain Majid

Abstract: Background: Hepatitis B and C infections are endemic in Pakistan. The general population has poor knowledge about the HBV vaccine’s availability and the modes of transmission for HBV/HCV.

Received: July 23, 2018
Revised: November 20, 2018
Accepted: November 23, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.41.0007


Etiology and Predisposing Factors for Electrical Current Injury in Children

Muhammad Kashif Bashir, Muhammad Sharif, Aisha Javeed, Aisha Ishtiaq, Sadaf Abbas

Abstract: Aims and Objectives: To analyze the data regarding etiological and predisposing factors in pediatric burns and make conclusion for prevention of pediatric burns.

Received: September 19, 2018
Revised: October 31, 2018
Accepted: November 01, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.41.0014


Bedsores Incidence in ICU Patients: A Tertiary Care Experience

Qurat-ul-Ain Khan

Abstract: Introduction: The aim of this study was to see the incidence of bedsores in our hospital and determine relating factors.

Received: October 1, 2018
Revised: November 07, 2018
Accepted: November 07, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.41.0017


Role of Discrimination Indices in Screening of Beta Thalassemia Trait in Low-Resourced Areas of Pakistan

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

Abstract: Introduction: Thalassemia is a common inherited hemoglobinopathy in Pakistan. Despite various preventive measures taken, each year around 5000 new cases are diagnosed. The problem occurs due to undiagnosed beta Thalassemia carriers

Received: September 24, 2018
Revised: October 30, 2018
Accepted: November 01, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.41.0021

Fanconi Anemia

Saima Siddiqui, Tahir Sultan Shamsi

Abstract: Fanconi anemia(FA) is the most common inherited bone marrow failure disorder characterized by cytopenias, somatic defects and increased propensity to develop malignancies.

Received: October 03, 2018
Revised: November 26, 2018
Accepted: November 28, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.41.0025

CHILD Syndrome

Sejal Neel, Neel Kanth, Raveet Kumar

Abstract: CHILD syndrome is a rare X-linked genetic disorder caused by mutation of NSDHL (NADPH steroid dehydrogenase-like protein) at Xq28 gene. The mutation causes the defective synthesis of cholesterol, which is an important constituent of viscera, hormones etc.

Received: October 1, 2018
Revised: October 24, 2018
Accepted: October 30, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.41.0031


How We Managed Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders in Pakistan – A Case Based Study

Asifa Noor, Mehjabeen Imam, Tasneem Farzana, Saqib Ansari, Uzma Zaidi, Saima Munzir and Tahir Sultan Shamsi

Introduction: This article emphasizes on the importance of time frame for diagnosis and management of immunodeficiency syndromes and also highlights the diagnostic dilemma that most often such cases are misdiagnosed or undiagnosed which contributes to significant morbidity and mortality

Received: October 03, 2018
Revised: November 15, 2018
Accepted: November 23, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.41.0034


De Novo Deletion 17p (del17p) in an Adult T-Cell Prolymphocytic Leukemia as a Rare Presentation

Zara-tul-Ain Bashir, Saima Siddiqui, Jawwad Hassan, Tahir Sultan Shamsi

Abstract: T-Cell Prolymphocytic leukemia is a rare and an agressive lymphoproliferative disease which is unresponsive to conventional chemotherapy. We present a case of 72 years old female hospitalized in July 2018 in National Institute of Blood diseases and…

Received: September 3, 2018
Revised: November 20, 2018
Accepted: November 23, 2018

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.41.0042

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