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RMJ. Year: 2017, Volume: 42, Issue: 3


  1. Vitamin D deficiency – A concerning pandemic
    Tahir Iqbal
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 279-280
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  2. Original Research

  3. Comparison of vitamin D deficiency and magnitude of severity of vitamin D deficiency in cirrhotic and non-cirrhotic patients with chronic hepatitis C in a tertiary care hospital Rawalpindi, Pakistan
    Sumaira Hamid, Muhammad Faheem, Saima Ambreen, Muhammad Umar
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 281-285
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  4. Molecular genetic variations in vitamin D receptor gene with risk of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women
    Sumbal Zahid, Mumayyiza Tahir, Sameen Ahmed
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 286-290
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  5. Frequency of deep vein thrombosis among hospitalized patients with liver cirrhosis
    Muhammad Aslam, Qurat ul Ain Javaid, Memona Attaria
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 291-294
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  6. Frequency of metabolic syndrome and its components in 300 Pakistani obese patients
    Ishaq Khattak, Tehniyat Ishaq, Zahid Fida, Faiz Rehman
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 295-298
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  7. Efficacy of metformin in maintaining euglycemia in patients with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
    Zain el Amir, Zainab Saifuddin, Shumaila Tanveer, Shazia Amir Khan
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 299-301
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  8. Evaluation of platelet parameters (PDW and MPV) for differentiation between clonal thrombocytosis and reactive thrombocytosis
    Tanzeel Imran, Lubna Zafar, Humera Naz Altaf, Saif Orakzai, Tariq Butt, Farid Bakhtiar
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 302-305
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  9. Neuropsychiatric events attributed to systemic lupus erythematosus – a single center study from Pakistan
    Shamaila Mumtaz, Uzma Rasheed, Shazia Zammurrad, Wajahat Aziz
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 306-311
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  10. Effect of examınatıon stress on energy and nutrıent ıntake ın unıversıty students
    Gülsün Memi, Nalan Hakime Nogay
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 312-315
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  11. in vitro susceptibility pattern of methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus isolates to animicrobials quinupristin-dalfopristin and linezolid
    Ali Faraz, Muhammad Asad Farhan, Kashif Shaikh, Tahir Ansari, Shafqat Ali, Usama Bin Ghaffar
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 316-319
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  12. Comparison of isokinetic and isometric strength training effects on hamstring and quadriceps torques and physical function in knee pain
    Tahir Masood, Hafiz Muhammad Manan Haider Khan
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 320-325
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  13. Development and validation of Depression Inventory for Amputees in Pakistan
    Ahmer Iqbal, Saeed Bin Ayaz, Shazia Khalid
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 326-333
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  14. Effect of hand arm bimanual intensive therapy including lower extremity in children with bilateral spastic cerebral palsy
    Samreen Sadiq, Hafiz Muhammad Asim, Iqra Khan
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 334-337
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  15. Effectiveness of play therapy in enhancing social skills in intellectually disabled children
    Azka Tauqeer Asjad, Nazia Iqbal, Uzma Masroor
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 338-340
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  16. Effectiveness of task oriented training in improving upper limb function after stroke
    Misbah Marryam, Muhammad Umar
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 341-343
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  17. Prevalence of work related neck pain in computer operators
    Nadeem Younis, Muhammad Waqar Afzal, Ashfaq Ahmad, Imran Ghafoor, Muhammad sharif waqas
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 344-346
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  18. Benign breast diseases: experience at Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad, Pakistan
    Waseem Memon, Ambreen Mannan, Rabia Gilani
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 347-349
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  19. Predictive factors associated with severity of carpal tunnel syndrome in multiethnic Asian patients
    Wan Aliaa Wan Sulaiman, Shariful Hasan Sumon, Hoo Fan Kee, Sazlyna Mohd Sazlly Lim, Liyana Najwa Inche Mat, Salmiah Md Said, Manohar Arumugam, Vasudevan Ramachandran, Siew Mooi Ching, Mohd Hazmi Mohamed, Hasnur Zaman Hashim, Hamidon Basri
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 350-355
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  20. Effectiveness of hematoma block in term of pain relief in distal radial fractures
    Muhammad Inam, Muhammad Naeem Shah, Aimal Sattar, Tariq Ahmad, Muhammad Arif
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 356-358
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  21. Three ports versus four ports laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Syed Fahd Shah, Shahzad Hussain Waqar, Muhammad Amjad Chaudry, Sania Hameed
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 359-362
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  22. Comparison of frequency of synechiae formation in patients of sinonasal polyposis undergoing endoscopic sinus surgery with and without using microdebrider
    Tabassum Aziz, Ahmed Hasan Ashfaq, Kashif Mahmood, Ashfaq Ahmed Malik, Faisal Bashir
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 363-365
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  23. Are all nasal polyps the same?
    Salina Husain, Suria Hayati Mat Pauzi, Aneeza Khairiyah Wan Hamizan, Balwant Singh Gendeh, Valerie J Lund
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 366-371
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  24. Are all nasal polyps the same?
    Salina Husain, Suria Hayati Mat Pauzi, Aneeza Khairiyah Wan Hamizan, Balwant Singh Gendeh, Valerie J Lund
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 366-371
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  25. Frequency of otitis media and its predisposing factors
    Salina Husain, Sazafi Mohd Saad, Asma Abdullah, Goh Bee See, Lokman Saim, Mazita Ami
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 372-378
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  26. Transvaginal sonography in abnormal uterine bleeding and correlation to hysteroscopy
    Shazia Saeed, Syed Dawood Shah, Hazrat Ali, Saeed Khan, Naila Ehsan, Shaik Zahid Ahmed, Muhammad Samsoor Zarak, Mir Zaman Kasi
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 379-384
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  27. Evaluation of anti-inflammatory effect of natural dietary supplement Beta vulgaris (Beet root) in animal models of inflammation
    Sana Sarfaraz, Rahila Najam
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 385-389
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  28. Are blood glucose monitors for home use and hospital use interchangeable?
    Sana Ansari, Adnan Mustafa Zubairi, Mohammad Salman
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 390-395
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  29. ILED fluorescent microscope in laboratory diagnosis of tuberculosis
    Amin Omer Ibrahim Abbas, Entisar Elhaj Elrayah, Fathelrahman Mahd Hassan Gameel
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 396-399
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  30. Role of pharmacist to subside the substantial cost of diabetic patients spent on their disease management at tertiary care hospital of Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan
    Altaf Ali Mangi, Muhammad Ali Ghoto, Abdullah Dayo, Awais Ahmed Juno, Fouzia Panhwar, Nadeem Lund, Muhammad Shahenshah
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 400-403
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  31. A population based study on awareness of cardiovascular disease risk factors and preventive measures in a Rural Community
    Gulshan Umbreen, Chanda Jabeen
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 404-407
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  32. Role of maternal factors in prevention and management of diarrheal diseases in children under the age of 5 years living in Islamabad, Pakistan
    Zafar Hayat Maken, Ali Ghazanfar, Qazi Idress Imtiazuddin, Abdul Wahab, Waleed Malik, Ashbal Bin Yasir, Rabia Mahmood
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 408-413
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  33. Challenging status about patient centricity among health care profession in Pakistan
    Hina Rehman, Zakiuddin Ahmed, Faraz Hashmi, Khizra Jamil
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 414-420
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  34. Problem based learning: Is it a blessing or a curse?
    Umema Zafar, Junaid Ahsan, Henna Salman, Romana Ayub, Nimra Zafar
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 421-424
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  35. Short Communication

  36. Vitamin D supplementation: Preventive and therapeutic implications in Diabetes mellitus
    Haider Ghazanfar, Ali Ghazanfar
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 425-426
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  37. Frequency of mitral valve prolapses in patients with mitral regurgitation
    Javaid ur Rehman, Asifullah
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 427-428
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  38. Case Report

  39. A complicated case of rhabdomyolysis in dengue fever: Finding balance between aggressive hydration and preventing plasma leakage in critical phase
    Liyana Najwa Inche Mat, Hakimah Sallehuddin, Siti Zulaikha Zakariah, Fan Kee Hoo, Ahmad Zaidi Othman
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 429-431
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  40. A rare case of vein of Galen thrombosis: Exploring a potential role for novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) in cerebral deep vein thrombosis
    Liyana Najwa Inche Mat, Wan Aliaa Wan Sulaiman, Hoo Fan Kee, Hakimah Sallehuddin, Hamidon Basri
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 432-434
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  41. Esophageal perforation in a preterm newborn
    Hashem E Aqrabawi, Mohhamed Z Al-Hasan
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 435-436
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  42. Foreign body, which came out of hiding after 14 years
    Nor Hafiza Qualickuz Zanan, Marina Mat Baki, Thean Yean KEW, Mawaddah Azman, Abdullah Sani Mohamed
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 437-439
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  43. Tuberculous otomastoiditis: a rare entity
    Inshirah Muhtar, Puvan Arul Arumugam, Tengku Mohamed Izam Tengku Kamalden
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 440-443
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  44. Acquired abdominal intercostal hernia: Challenges in diagnosis and treatment
    Ashok Marappan, Ismail Burud, Mahadevan Deva Tata
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 444-445
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  45. Large water cell parathyroid adenoma associated with primary hyperparathyroidism presented as femur fracture with recurrent renal stone formation
    Abdel Rahman M. Radaideh
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 446-449
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  46. Letter to the Editor

  47. Clinical prediction rules-new concept in physical therapy
    Samreen Sadiq, Iqra Khan
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 450-450
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  48. Corrigendum

  49. Virtual reality training improves turning capacity and functional reach in stroke patients
    Arshad Nawaz Malik, Tahir Masood
    RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 451-451
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