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Rawal Medical Journal

Current Issue : 2019-44-1, Vol: , Issue:

ISSN : 0303-5212

ISSUES : 4 per year

PUBLISHER : Pakistan Medical Association Rawalpindi Islamabad Branch

Rawal Medical Journal is an internationally peer reviewed journal and an official publication of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Rawalpindi-Islamabad Branch. It is funded by PMA and HEC Pakistan and 1000 printed copies are distributed to members of PMA and all major hospitals and teaching institutions of Pakistan. It is published every three months in March, June, September and December.

RMJ. Year: 2019, Volume: 44, Issue: 1


  1. Drug Resistant Typhoid Fever: An emerging Public Health Crisis
    Ejaz Khan
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 1-3
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  2. Original Research

  3. Frequency of salmonella typhi among bacteremic isolates and their susceptibility pattern against azithromycin
    Shazia Erum, Fatima Fasih, Ambreen Fatima
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 4-6
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  4. Antimicrobial resistance trends of Typhoidal Salmonellae In Southern Pakistan
    Altaf Ahmed Shaikh, Anum Shaikh, Amber Tahir
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 7-10
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  5. Gastric biopsy examination for H. pylori associated gastritis and host related risk factors in the indigenous population at Hyderabad, Pakistan
    Bushra Bano Patoli, Atif Ahmed Patoli, Sualeheen Shaikh, Shankarlal Rathi
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 11-15
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  6. Frequency and severity of carotid artery stenosis among patients with Ischemic Stroke
    Kiran Fatima, Khadija Bano, Shazia Amir Khan, Aqsa Naheed, Aamir Shahzad
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 16-19
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  7. Effects of unstable and stable trunk exercise programs on trunk motor performance, balance and functional mobility in stroke patients
    Romasa Sarwar, Muhammad Faizan, Umair Ahmed, Muhammad Waqas
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 20-23
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  8. Frequency of subclinical hypothyroidism in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Rubina Ahmad, Nadia Saeed, Aziz Ahmed
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 24-27
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  9. Effects of diabetes associated complications on quality of life in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Farheen Shoukat, Fahad Tanveer, Sana Shahid, Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Amir Gilani
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 28-31
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  10. Assessment and Association of Health Parameters by Micronutrients and Biochemicals in Insulin Independent Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Humaira Jabeen, Sumreen Begum, Muhammad Imran, Mehwish Zeeshan, Nazia Ahmed, Rashida Qasim
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 32-36
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  11. Frequency of impaired fasting glucose and Diabetes in treatment naÔve HIV infected patients.
    Sundus Mariyam Haroon, Samina Saeed, Amina Husnain
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 37-39
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  12. Frequency of depression among patients with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in a tertiary care hospital of Karachi and an analysis of influencing factors
    Sadia Iqbal, Salma Sheikh, Firasat Waqar, Aisha Javed, Qamar Unnisa, Sadaf Ahmed
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 40-43
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  13. Does Wii Fit balance training improve balance and reduce fall risk in diabetic patients as compared to balance training exercises? A randomized control trial
    Kiran Khushnood, Nasir Sultan, Riafat Mehmood, Sidra Qureshi, Hina Tariq, Imran Amjad
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 44-48
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  14. Effectiveness of Tricardin (Danshenform 250 mg dripping pills capsules) along with physical rehabilitation in diabetic polyneuropathies
    Naureen Tassadaq, Yasmin Wahid
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 49-52
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  15. Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Antibiotics among Kashmiri Population; A cross section study
    Arslaan Javaeed, Rabbia Mustafa, Uzma Qayyum, Sanniya Khan Ghauri
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 53-56
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  16. Prevalence of Plasmodium vivax associated Malaria and screening of positive isolates for pvmdr-1 gene
    Bushra Adeel, Sahar Mudassar, Nazma Kiran, Qurat ul Ain Javaid, Farheen Ansari, Humera Kausar, Shakeel Waqqar
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 57-60
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  17. Skin problems of amputee using lower limb prosthesis
    Saba Afzal, Bazal Bukhari, Muhammad Waqas, Adnan Munir
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 61-63
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  18. Fear of fall among geriatric population
    Fizza Zulfiqar, Muhammad Salman Bashir, Rabiya Noor, Ashfaq Ahmad, syed Amir gilani, Arslan Saleem Chugtai
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 64-66
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  19. Comparison of efficacy of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy versus ureterorenoscopic Holmium Laser lithotripsy in proximal ureteric Stone management
    Malik Hussain Jalbani, Yassar Hussain Patujo, Aamir Ali Shaikh, Azizullah Meerani , Ahmed Bux Shaikh, Sajid Ali Abbasi, Nisar Ahmed Shaikh
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 67-70
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  20. Laser urethrotomy is more effective than optical internal urethrotomy in managing male patients with urethral stricture disease
    Syed Ali Raza Shah, Imran Memon, Zakir Hussain Rajpar, Syed Azhar Hussain Shah
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 71-75
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  21. Conservative verses percutaneous screw fixation for tibial plateau fracture
    Yaqoob-ur-Rehman, Sardar Sohail Afsar, Mohammad Ishaq, Faizul Aziz
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 76-78
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  22. Reduction in blood loss with tranexamic acid in dynamic hip screw surgery for intertrochanteric hip fractures
    Masroor Ahmed, Ghulam Hussain, Mukesh Kumar, Rukhsana Hamid, Nida
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 79-82
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  23. Results of intertrochanteric fracture fixation according to the intertrochanteric intensity scoring system
    Ashraf Mohamad Jbarat, Mohammad Muneer Obeidat, Omar Alajoulin, Raad Alzaben, Belal Mofareh Altarawneh
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 83-85
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  24. Prevalence of patellofemoral pain disorder or anterior knee pain in both genders ages between 18-35.
    Zoya Mujahid, Waqar Afzal, Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Amir Gilani, Fatima Akram, Asifa Ashiq
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 86-88
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  25. Microbiology and antibiotic susceptibility patterns of wound and soft tissue infections on surgical floor Mayo Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan
    Balakh Sher Zaman, Salman Farooq Dar, Malik Muhammad Atif, Talha Farooq Dar
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 89-93
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  26. Rectal foreign bodies: A case series from Pakistan
    Shahid Mirani, Altaf Awan, Abdul Sami Mirani
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 94-98
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  27. Effect of chest physical therapy with early mobilization on post-operative pulmonary complications in upper abdominal surgeries
    Sana Bashir, Furqan Ahmed Siddiqi, Mehreen Baig, Eitazaz Ahmed Bashir, Muhammad Ehab Azim, Muhammad Iqbal Tariq
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 99-105
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  28. Caregivers stress and quality of life among female family members of poly drug abusers
    Maryam Rafiq, Riffat Sadiq
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 106-108
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  29. Association of demographic variables and tobacco addictions with psychological disorders in patients treated at tertiary care hospital, Hyderabad, Pakistan
    Quratulain Khuhro, Safdar Ali Amur, Naseem Aslam Channa, Muzna Paras, Muhammad Haneef Mugheri, Najaf Ali Soomro
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 109-112
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  30. Effect of supervised exercise on sleep deprivation and quality of life in patients with depression
    Nabeela Safdar, Misbah Marryam, Suman Sheraz, Arshad Nawaz Malik, Imran Amjad
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 113-116
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  31. Internalizing and Externalizing behavioral problems among patients with Borderline Personality Disorder: Mediating role of Adaptive Family Functioning
    Saira Khan, Anila Kamal
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 117-120
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  32. Development and Psychometric Properties of Adult Temperament Scale: A reliable measure for adjustment and psychopathology
    Razia Anjum, Zaqia Bano
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 121-125
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  33. Screening of bipolar disorder in third trimester pregnant and postpartum women
    Sadia Shafaq, Saira Javed, Shahzad Khan Siddique
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 126-129
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  34. An analytical study of contributory factors of postpartum depression among women in Punjab, Pakistan
    Faiza Anjum, Zahira Batool
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 130-133
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  35. Frequency of thrombocytopenia in pregnancy induced hypertension
    Shabana Bano Soomro, Ahmed Bux Shaikh, Bushra Noor Khuhro, Aamir Ali Shaikh, Fozia Kashif Shaikh
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 134-136
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  36. Safety and efficacy of 600 ug sublingual Misoprostol versus 10 U intramuscular Oxytocin for management of third stage of labor
    Nighat Shaheen, Safia Khalil
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 137-140
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  37. Factors associated with early menopause
    Shabnam Naz Shaikh, Nailla Yousuf Memon, Saima Shaikh
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 141-144
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  38. Perinatal outcome in late preterm birth
    Irum Arain, Naushaba Rizwan, Sajida Alias Sahibzadi Hingoro
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 145-147
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  39. Bacteria causing pneumonia in pediatric age group 1-5 years
    Farman Ali, Rifaq Zeb, Farid Ullah, Junaid Zeb
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 148-150
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  40. Work related Neck disability due to active myofascial trigger points (MTrPs) in female computer users.
    Rabia Saeed, Rabiya Noor, Muhammad Salman Bashir
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 151-154
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  41. Comparison of Kaltenborn and Mulligan mobilization techniques for treat-ment of non-specific neck pain
    Muhammad Izhar Ahmed, Muhammad Adeel, Muhammad Asad Chaudhary, Muhammad Junaid Ijaz, Muhammad Salman Bashir
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 155-158
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  42. Prevention strategies adopted by physiotherapists in response to work related musculoskeletal disorders
    Muhammad Umair Shaikh, Muhammad Faizan, Malik Sheraz, Muhammad Waqas, Abid Kamal
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 159-161
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  43. Changes in gait parameters during multi-tasking in healthy young individuals using GAITRite system
    Fatima Khan, Waqar Afzal, Ashfaq Ahmed, Mamoona Fatima
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 162-164
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  44. Negative autopsy and contributory factors: A study at Sheikh Zayed Medical College, Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan
    Ummara Munir, Altaf Pervez Qasim
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 165-168
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  45. Comparison of cervical traction and spinal mobilization with arm movement in the management of non-specific neck pain
    Saima Bibi, Muhammad Arif
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 169-173
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  46. Effectiveness of exercise based physical therapy management protocols on shoulder function and quality of life after Modified Radical Mastectomy
    Sidra Majeed, Sumaiyah Obaid, Maria Jamil, M. Zishan Ahmad
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 174-178
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  47. Preference of modalities and exercises by physiotherapists in low back pain
    Kiran Haq
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 179-181
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  48. Effect of Nurseís Empathy on patient-perceived empathy and patient anxiety
    Fatemeh Ghanee, Maryam Hazrati, Seyedeh Ameneh Motalebi
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 182-186
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  49. Review Article

  50. Medicinal effects of honey; a short review
    Farjad Afzal, Asma Afzal
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 187-188
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  51. Original Research

  52. Key-feature questions for assessment of clinical reasoning: Reliable and valid or not?
    Sadaf Zia, Munazza Suharwardy Obaid, Jamshed Ahmed, Shoreh Qazi
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 189-191
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  53. Item analysis of multiple choice questions of ophthalmology at Rawalpindi Medical University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
    Rizwana Shahid, Qamar Farooq, Rahim Iqbal
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 192-195
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  54. Personality and specialty preference in Medicine
    Maqbool Ahmad Khan, Iram Mansoor, Muhammad Waqas Rabbani, Saadia Zahid
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 196-199
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  55. Postgraduate career preferences of female medical students of Rawalpindi Medical University, Pakistan
    Muneeba Faisal, Syed Arshad Sabir, Zohaib Jamal, Aneeqa Akhtar, Erum Nasir, Mohammad Ali Khalid
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 200-202
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  56. Professional Life Stress among Medical Doctors in Public and Private Hospitals
    Shahzad Khan Siddique, Saira Javed, Umm-e- Siddiqa
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 203-206
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  57. Patient's expectations and satisfaction with the public hospitals: a case study of tertiary care Allied Hospitals of Rawalpindi, Pakistan
    Ibadullah Sajid, Alia Shaheen, Aqib Shahzad Alvi
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 207-211
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  58. Practices and preference for vaccination among parents of children less than 5 year of age attending Public and Private Sector hospitals
    Imran Shaikh, Khola Noreen, Nadia Khalid, Farhan Muhammad Qureshi
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 212-215
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  59. Association study of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism rs4961 and dyslipidemia in hypertensive Rawalpindi/Islamabad population
    Hamid Ali, Sadaf Jafar, Naveeda Zagham, Qurat-ul-Ain Zia, Maleha Asim
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 216-219
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  60. Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain among young females using different heel heights: a cross-sectional study
    Umber Nawaz, Muhammad Aamir Hashmi, Muhammad Yahya Qureshi, Amna Yahya Qureshi, Abid Minhas, Saima Abdul Aziz, Unzila sahar siddiqui, Mehwish Naz, Maryam Razzaq
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 220-222
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  61. Case Report

  62. Huge verruca vulgaris in external auditory canal
    Amarpreet Singh Gill, Shamesh Baskaran, Nur Dini Jalaludin, Periyathamby Sinnathamby
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 223-225
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  63. Corrigendum

  64. Corrigendum
    Rawal Medical Journal
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 226-226
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  65. Other

    Rawal Medical Journal
    RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 227-227
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