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Rawal Medical Journal

Current Issue : 2020, Vol: 45, Issue: 3

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: 2020, Volume: 45

    Editorial

  1. Infodemic vs Pandemic: Role of social media
    Uzma Ilyas
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 500-501
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  2. Original Research

  3. Public awareness and preparedness towards Covid-19 pandemic in Pakistan
    Adeela Rehman, Ramish Fatima, Ahmad Owais Khan, Ibad ullah Sajid, Saad Javed, Eesha Yaqoob
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 502-506
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  4. Studentsí satisfaction in online education programs among undergraduate physiotherapy students of Lahore during covid-19
    Adnan Hashim, Ifrah Mustafa, Sana Shahid, Sameera Saleem Butt, Ahsan Ali
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 507-509
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  5. A comparative study between TSOPT TB and tuberculin skin test for the diagnosis of tuberculosis
    Ishtiaq Ishtiaq, Muhmmad Javaid Asad, Jamila, Muhammad Umer Khan, Tahira Tehseen, Rizwan Ahmed Kiani
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 510-512
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  6. HOMA-IR and TyG Index as acute phase reactants in obese and lean subjects
    Tahrir Etihad Kadium, Abdulhadi Alrubaie, Ahmed Abed Marzook
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 513-518
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  7. Moderating role of diabetes mellitus in older adults: role of depression, attention shifting, task inhibition and working memory
    Javeria Ilyas, Saira Javed, Shoaib Kiani, Shahzad Khan Siddique, Aneela Maqsood
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 519-522
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  8. Frequency of Helicobacter pylori antigen in stool of patients with chronic urticarial.
    Humaira Maryum Agha, Krishan Lal, Sadaf Ahmed Asim, Yasmin Channa, Farah Saleem
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 523-526
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  9. Oral manifestations of Chickengunya and gender difference among the patients of industrial area of Karachi, Pakistan
    Kiran Fatima Mehboob Ali Bana, Arsalan Khalid, Wahab Buksh Kadri
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 527-530
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  10. An epidemiological study for seroprevalence of transfusion transmissible infections among blood donors in Faisalabad, Pakistan
    Muhammad Mudasar, Munazzah Meraj, Mohsina Hamid, Muhammad Saleh Khaskhili, Naheed Akhter, Sadia Javed
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 531-533
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  11. Frequency of depression in patients with stable angina
    Javaid Ur Rehman, Asifullah Khattak Asif, Jehangir Ali Shah, Ghazanfer Ali Shah, Mahesh Kumar, Noor Fraz Faraz
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 534-536
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  12. Frequency of HER-2 positive and expression pattern in gastric adenocarcinoma by immunohistochemistry.
    Shahnawar Gulzar, Nadira Mamoon, Imran Nazir, Zafar Ali
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 537-540
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  13. Hematological parameters in Metabolic Syndrome in pre and post-menopausal women
    Khalida Shaikh, Zulfiqar Ali Laghari, Jamshed Warsi
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 541-544
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  14. Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in HIV/AIDS patients
    Sabeen Aftab, Nauman Ismat Butt, Fahmina Ashfaq, Tashia Malik, Rabia Arshad, Aniqa Anser
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 545-548
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  15. Comparison of 5 Fluorouracil and triamcinolone acetonide intralesional injection in the management of keloid
    Hyder Ali, Madiha Siddique, Mujtuba Pervez, Suneel Kumar, Waqas Sami
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 549-553
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  16. Perceived social support and quality of life among patients with psychiatric disorders
    Syeda Razia Bukhari
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 554-556
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  17. Depression, anxiety and stress among school heads in District Gujrat, Pakistan
    Sameera Shafiq, Rukhma Shahzadi
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 557-560
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  18. Post-traumatic stress disorder and cognitive functioning of female burn survivors by cause, severity and health complaints
    Iram Naz, Zaqia Bano, Ishtiaq Ahmed
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 561-564
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  19. Quality of life and caregiver burden among caregivers of patients with psychiatric disorders
    Syeda Razia Bukhari, Ujalla Zeb Abbasi, Muhammad Usman Ghani, Werdah Ashraf, Adnan Afzal
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 565-568
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  20. Fluid intelligence as the predictor of academic performance and flourishing: role of academic stress
    Sadia Niazi, Adnan Adil, Qaiser Abbas
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 569-572
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  21. Impact of covert sensitization on recovery of alcoholics in Pakistan
    Ivan Suneel, Salma Siddique
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 573-576
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  22. Association of working alliance with attachment styles in clinical supervisory relationship
    Shakir Iqbal, Muhammad Tahir Khalily, Irshad Ahmad
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 577-581
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  23. Measurement of adolescentís social support: A study on translation and validation of CAS-9
    Aasma Munir, Jamil Ahmed Malik, Samar Fahad
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 582-585
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  24. Current physical therapy practices and parental satisfaction for rehabilitation services of cerebral palsy children
    Kehkshan Khalid, Naveed Anwar, Mehwish Saghir, Riffat Asghar Gill, Muhammad Izhar Ahmed, Ashfaq Ahmad
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 586-589
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  25. Temporomandibular disorders awareness among dentistís about physical therapy management
    Aqsa Anjum, Hassan Javed, Faiza Sharif, Wajeeha Bakhat, Kinza Mubashar
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 590-592
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  26. Serum insulin levels and anthropometric indices in macrosomic neonates; a comparative study between fetuses of diabetic and non-diabetic mothers
    Shahneela Siraj, Meraj Raheem, Durr e Sameen Kamran, Afshan Mehboob Khan, Naila Parveen, Masood Anwar Qureshi
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 593-597
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  27. Outcome of acute kidney injury in children at Nishtar hospital, Multan, Pakistan
    Muhammad Faisal Mehar, Sana Ullah, Rabia Saleem Safdar, Afsheen Asghar Khan, Madiha Naz, Qurrat ul Ain
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 598-601
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  28. Impact of bacterial sepsis on thrombocytes and mortality rate in Sudanese neonates
    Albara A Ahmed, Abozer Y Elderdery, Muhammad Atif, Babiker A Mohamed, Muhammad Imran
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 602-606
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  29. Serum vitamin D status in children of bronchial asthma
    Afshan Mehboob Khan, Shahjabeen Khan, Darakhshan M Saleem, Fearoz Khan, Uzair Abbas, Shahneela Siraj
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 607-610
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  30. Oral versus topical propranolol in infantile hemangiomas
    Abdul Hameed Khan, Gulwish Salah u Din, Jawaria Irshad, Anam Altaf
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 611-615
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  31. Meningitis in patients presented with first episode of febrile fits
    Rifaq Zeb, Shahzad Rauf, Arshia Munir, Muhammad Kashif, Hanif Ullah, Muhammad Tahir
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 616-618
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  32. Presentation and management of impacted foreign bodies in pediatric tracheobronchial tree
    Sadia Chaudhry, Asmatullah Khan, Afzal Khaliq, Khalil ur Rehman, Nighat Arif, Habib Ullah Khan
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 619-621
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  33. Comparisons of obturator jerk using monopolar versus bipolar diathermy following transurethral resection of urinary bladder tumor
    Aamir Ali Shaikh, Ahmed Bux Shaikh, Muhammad Imran Soomro, Nisar Ahmed Shaikh, Amanullah Abassi, Malik Hussain Jalbani
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 622-625
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  34. Hypocitraturia in the treated patients of urolithiasis
    Suhail Dilawar Arain, Arif Ali Shaikh, Saeed Ahmed Khan, Mumtaz Ali Chandio
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 626-628
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  35. Surgical fixation and grafting of traumatic distal tibia atrophic nonunion with or without platelet-rich plasma: A comparative study
    Ghadeer H. Majeed, Mohammed Sh. Al-Edanni, Mokhalad Waleed Hatem, and SadeqA. Al-Mukhtar
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 629-632
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  36. Functional outcomes of locking plate fixation in complex proximal humerus fractures
    Saeed Ahmed Shaikh, Muhammad Arif Arain, Muhammad Mansoor Rehman, Nadeem Ahmed, Muhammad Qasim Ali Samejo
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 633-636
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  37. Functional outcomes of sandwich reconstruction technique for giant cell tumor around the knee joint
    Shihab Aledanni, Zaid Wajeeh Alshahwani, Humam Raad Hussein
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 637-640
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  38. Pain intensity and level of disability in patients with upper extremity fractures
    Mahnoor Rao, Arooj Fatima, Ashfaq Ahmed, Syed Amir Gilani
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 641-644
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  39. Upper limb musculoskeletal disorders and effected activities of architects of Lahore, Pakistan
    Muhammad Umar Sadiq, Muhammad Sharif Waqas, Mehwish Niaz, Ayesha Rehman
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 645-647
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  40. Comparison of unstable inter-trochanteric femur fracture treated with Dynamic Hip Screw and Proximal Femur Nail
    Muhammad Saleem, Masroor Ahmed, Mukesh Kumar, Khurram Sahar, Ghulam Hussain, Muhammad Bux
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 648-651
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  41. Effectiveness of mini-open incision surgical release for carpal tunnel syndrome
    Adeel Ahmed Siddiqui, Mohammad Irfan Rajput, Uzair Yaqoob, Rahat Zahoor Moton, Muhammad Jamil, Mariyam Adeel
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 652-655
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  42. Problems related to prosthetic components seen in amputees of Pakistan law enforcement agencies during prosthetic episodes
    Zaheer Ahmed Gill, Saeed Bin Ayaz, Naureen Tassadaq, Sumeera Matee, Khaula Ashraf, Saqib Ur Rehman
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 656-660
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  43. Association of work-related musculoskeletal symptoms and disability among health care professionals
    Ayesha Noureen, Anna Zaheer, Muhammad Waqas
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 661-664
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  44. Translation of the satisfaction with amplification of daily life questionnaire in Urdu for Pakistani population
    Nazia Mumtaz, Ghulam Saqulain, Fatika Noor
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 665-668
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  45. Neuro ophthalmic complications of functional endoscopic sinus surgery among chronic sinusitis patients
    Khalil Ahmad Orakzai, Imran Khan, Naseer Ahmad, Sahibzada Fawad Khan, Sajid Ali, Azam Khan
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 669-672
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  46. Comparison of e-audiologica.pl android hearing application with pure tone audiometry for hearing assessment in normal hearing group
    Maryiam Asghar, Muhammad Umar Aasim, Muhammad Ali, Ghulam Fareed, Manzoor Ahmed, Fasih Hashmi
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 673-676
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  47. Maternal Near Miss Events at a tertiary care center
    Farhat Karim, Jahan Ara Rafiq, Nabila Amin, Tehreem Yazdani
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 677-681
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  48. Frequency of diastasis recti and lumbopelvic pain during pregnancy and factors associated with diastasis recti
    Sara Aabroo, Huma Riaz, Aruba Saeed, Faiza Ashraf
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 682-685
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  49. Correlation between dynamic balance and flexibility among young athletes
    Sana Naqi, Muhammad Asif, Muhammad Atif Khan, Muhammad Riaz Baig Chughtai, Saher Pasha, Kiran Arshad
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 686-689
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  50. Assessment and factors associated with wasting in under five children in Faisalabad, Pakistan
    Anum Afzal, Nazia Malik
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 690-693
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  51. Drugs abuse, health hazards and antisocial activities among University Students of Lahore, Pakistan
    Hina Sultan, Subha Malik
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 694-697
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  52. Eating habits and food choices at work of women working in the banking sector in Islamabad, Pakistan
    Akhlaq Ahmad
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 698-701
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  53. Relationship between binge watching and cognitive functioning among university students in Lahore, Pakistan
    Uzma Ilyas, Aisha Sitwat Qureshi
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 702-706
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  54. Sedentary lifestyle and health factors as leading cause of diseases: A multi centered study
    Faiza Qureshi, Sajjan Iqbal Memon
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 707-710
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  55. The impact of intimate partner violence on victimized women residing in shelter home in Multan, Pakistan
    Tehmina Sattar
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 711-715
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  56. Why Pakistani students join medical college: passion or pressure!
    Muhammad Attique Sadiq, Khalil Ur Rehman, Sadia Chaudhry, Naveed Arshad, Raja Khalid Shabbir, Aamir Afzal
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 716-719
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  57. Correlation of learning strategies with academic performance in students of Basic Medical Sciences
    Huma Musarrat Khan
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 720-724
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  58. Short Communication

  59. Comparison of Cassia fistula leaves and garlic in preventing drug induced liver injury in rats
    Nasim Ilyas, Wasif Hassan Awan, Zafar Latif Awan, Zareena Akram, Kashif Rahim, Fouzia Hanif
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 725-727
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  60. Original Research

  61. Efficacy and safety of pneumatic lithotripsy in pediatric vesical stone
    Aftab Ahmed Channa, Syed Muhammad Hassan Akhtar, Naeem Ahmed Cheema, Aftab Anwar, Fazal Nauman, Zeshan Qamar Cheema
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 728-730
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  62. Timings of insertion and complications among intrauterine copper device users; A prospective cohort study
    Samina Irshad, Arifa Bari, Wardah Ajaz Qazi, Sanna Pervaiz, Shamim Irshad, Nasim Irshad
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 731-734
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  63. Case Report

  64. A 50-year-old woman with superior mesenteric arterial occlusion misdiagnosed as a psychiatric disorder: a case report
    Bong Ju Lee, Ki Hoon Kim
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 735-736
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  65. Review Article

  66. Update on the resistance pattern of common multidrug resistant pathogens to the common end resort antibiotics
    Ali Faraz, Usama B Ghaffar, Syed Yousaf Kazmi, Naser Ashraf Tadvi, Muhammad Asad Farhan, Abdul Irfan
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 737-746
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  67. Technical Note

  68. Corrigendum
    Rawal Med J
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 746-746
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  69. Other

  70. Retraction
    Rawal Med J
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 747-747
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  71. Information for authors
    Rawal Med J
    RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 748-748
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