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Rawal Medical Journal

Current Issue : 2019-44-4, 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: 4

    Editorial

  1. Prevention of thalassemia: a necessity in Pakistan
    Kamran Ishfaq, Melissa A. Milkie
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 660-661
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  2. Original Research

  3. Dengue fever in patients presenting with acute febrile illness and thrombocytopenia.
    Abdul Rauf, Haidar Zaman, Junaid Zeb, Muhammad Shoaib, Irfan Ali, Muhammad Asim
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 662-665
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  4. Frequency of hyperpigmentation in patients with megaloblastic anemia: A cross-sectional study from a tertiary care hospital of Pakistan
    Mir Tahir Hussain Talpur, Mushtaque Ahmed Khoso, Muhammad Ali, Khalil Ullah Shabbir , Sagheer Ahmed Solangi, Uzair Yaqoob
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 666-669
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  5. Awareness of diabetic retinopathy among diabetes patients visiting DHQ Teaching Hospital, Sahiwal, Pakistan
    Rana Aamir Diwan, Hira Iftikhar, Mohammad Saif ul Malook, Abdul Rafay Khalid, Rabia Ahmad, Syeda Aimen Gohar Naqvi
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 670-673
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  6. Genetic analysis of genes causing different types of alopecia and therapeutic options
    Sadaf Jafar, Sadia Haroon, Naveeda Zaigham
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 674-678
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  7. Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) nasal carriage: A comparison between health care workers as and community individuals
    M. Sajid Rafiq Abbasi, Rukhsana Manzoor, Muhammad Asad, Shazli Manzoor, Afreenish Hassan, Mumtaz Ali Khan
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 679-682
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  8. Age related morphological pattern of testicular germ cell tumors in tertiary care center
    Jawed Iqbal, Ayesha Iftikhar, Syeda Nargis Fatima
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 683-685
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  9. Levels of hearing loss in traffic noise exposed population of Karachi, Pakistan
    Zeba Ahmed, Tariq Zahid Khan, Ali Akber Aftab
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 686-689
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  10. Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections in children presenting to a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan
    Pushpa Valiram, Shaima Sultana Memon, Sumera Shaikh, Shahnwar Ali Khawaja, Asha Mahesh
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 690-693
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  11. Association of thyroid and bleeding disorder with menstrual irregularities in teenage girls in a tertiary care hospital.
    Nadia Ahmad Bokhari, Ruqia Begum, Wardah Ajaz Qazi, Samina Irshad, Asia Raza, Ambreen Fatima
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 694-697
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  12. Hypovitaminosis D in gestational women during third trimester - a hospital based survey
    Rubina Jabeen, Nadia Ahmed Bokhari, Wardah Ajaz Qazi, Ruqia Begum, Samina Irshad, Ambreen Fatima
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 698-700
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  13. Frequency of pre-eclampsia in multigravida at Shaikh Zaid Women Hospital Larkana, Pakistan
    Shabana Bano Soomro, Rashida Bosan, Shazia Shaikh, Ahmed Bux Shaikh, Aamir Ali Shaikh, Shahida Shaikh
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 701-704
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  14. Common risk factors for unexplained intra uterine death
    Shazia Shaikh, Tanweer Akhtar, Basma Zia, Shabana Soomro, Sonia, Naila Memon
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 705-708
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  15. Factors responsible for Iatrogenic Genito-urinary fistula in women
    Ambreen Amna, Farkhunda Nadeem, Amin Fahim, Altaf Hussian Jotoi, Pushpa Srichand, Kanwal Abbas
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 709-712
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  16. Is Antimullerian hormone a true ovarian marker for fibroid, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and hypogonadotropic hypogonadism in infertile women?
    Benish Farooq, Sarwat jahan, Jehan Ara, Usman Ghani, Misbah Haneef, Ahsan Malik, Saleem Abbasi
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 713-716
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  17. Various causes of bleeding per rectum in children presenting at a tertiary care hospital
    Asma Naz, Ejaz ur Rehman, Shabita Bai, Rukhsana Hamid, Muhammad Shahid Ghaffar, Geeta Kumari
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 717-720
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  18. Clinical patterns of osteoarticular tuberculosis in children
    Ejaz u Rahman, Shabeeta Bai, Nida, Masroor Ahmed, Rukhsana Hamid, Mukesh Kumar
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 721-724
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  19. Biochemical abnormalities in developmentally normal children presenting with new onset seizures
    Muhammad Nadeem Chohan, Samina Shamim, Aaqib ullah, Madiha Maqsood
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 725-728
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  20. Biofilm formation and bacterial colonization on double J stent in patients with obstructive uropathy
    Ghulam Shabir Shaikh, Abdul Hussain Shar, Aamir Ali Shaikh, Nisar Ahmed Shaikh, Sajid Ali Abbassi, Malik Hussain Jalbani
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 729-732
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  21. Pattern and Prevalence of infection in obstructed kidney
    Khubchand Rohra, Muhammad Iqbal Soomro, Safiullah Sohu, Nisar Ahmed Shaikh, Malik Hussain Jalbani
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 733-736
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  22. Positive stone culture and its association with urosepsis after endoscopic stone surgery
    Nisar Ahmed Shaikh, Aamir Ali Shaikh, Ghulam Shabir Shaikh, Sajid Ali Abbasi, Akbar Ali Soomro, Malik Hussain Jalbani, Abdul Hussain Shar
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 737-739
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  23. Comparison of rotary hand piece and piezosurgery technique for impacted mandibular third molar surgery in terms of post-operative trismus
    Kamran Khan, Mehreen Riaz, Asma Parvez
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 740-743
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  24. The Intensity of Extremely Low Frequency Electromagnetic Field by Distance and Brightness of Luxtec® Light Source device
    Hyun Ji Jo, Jae Hwan Kim, Sang Eun Lee, Yei Heum Park, Hyunseong Lee, Yong Han Kim
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 744-747
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  25. Conversion of laparoscopic to open cholecystectomy – Rate and causes
    Zubair Ahmad Khan, Muhammad Saad Bin Nasir, Azhar Saeed, Ammar Zahid
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 748-752
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  26. Comparison of reduction of postoperative nausea and vomiting with preoperative dexamethsone injection vs placebo in patients under going laproscopic cholecystectomy
    Mubarik Rehman, Mehreen Khan Bhettani, Humera Naz Altaf, Sohaib Khan, Omar Shahzad Altaf
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 753-756
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  27. Evaluation of BISAP Score >3 in determining mortality of severe acute pancreatitis
    Adnan Khan, Sehrish Latif, Fareeha Farooqui, Sania Waseem, Humera Altaaf, Saeed Akhtar Awan
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 757-760
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  28. Prevalence of candidiasis in surgical ICU patients of a tertiary care hospital of Karachi, Pakistan
    Fouzia Zeeshan Khan, Ghulam Fatima, Samina Baig, Fatima Fasih, Sambreen Zameer
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 761-764
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  29. Cognitive behavioral therapy for stress management
    Saima Waqar, Mamoona Ismail Loona, Hafiz Muhammad Manan Haider Khan
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 765-767
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  30. Impulsivity in clinical and non-clinical population; A comparative study
    Afshi Yahya Khan, Aisha Sitwat Qureshi
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 768-772
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  31. Development and validation of Flashbulb Memories Scales for mental health patients
    Muzammil Mushtaq, Muhammad Naveed Riaz
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 773-776
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  32. Moderating role of materialism in relationship between prosocial behavior and life satisfaction among medical doctors
    Sadaf Zahra, Shoaib Kiani, Saira Javed, Shahzad Khan Siddique
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 777-780
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  33. Moral disengagement and relational aggression: Mediating role of Machiavellianism, Narcissism and Psychopathy
    Saima Riaz, Zaqia Bano, Istiaq Ahmed
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 781-784
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  34. Direct and indirect effect of emotional maltreatment on personality disorders of adults
    Naila Batool, Muhammad Tahir Khalily
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 785-788
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  35. Recovery beliefs and relapse tendencies in addicts: Moderating role of self-control
    Muhammad Qasim, Muhammad Naveed Riaz, Muhammad Asim
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 789-783
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  36. Frequency of thumb pain and de Quervain’s tenosynovitis in mobile phone users
    Mohsana Tariq, Sahreen Anwar, Hira Adrees, Arooba Butt, Muhammad Ramzan
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 793-796
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  37. Effectiveness of core stability with and without neck extension on pain intensity and functional disability in patients with chronic low back pain
    Farwah Batool, Waqar Afzal, Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Amir Gilani
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 797-800
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  38. Musculoskeletal problems in patients visiting physical therapy department of DHQ Hospital Sargodha, Pakistan
    Saba Riaz, Asif Islam, Pakeeza Seemal, Sania Anwar, Safa Khalid, Faiza Malik
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 801-803
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  39. Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among traffic wardens in Lahore, Pakistan
    Taimoor Sajjad, Hassan Jameel, Muhammad Qasim Idrees
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 804-807
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  40. Patient preferences for doctor attire: A cross-sectional study in Islamabad, Pakistan
    Farah Gul, Saba Savul, Saima Perwaiz Iqbal, Zahid Naeem, Nismat Javed
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 807-813
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  41. Clinical profile of ophthalmic medicolegal cases presenting to a tertiary care hospital
    Muhammad Shaheer, Arooj Amjad, Zubair Saleem
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 814-817
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  42. Role of asymmetrical astigmatism in prediction of keratoconus
    Yaseen Lodhi, Asma Aftab
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 818-822
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  43. Awareness and living practices of slum dwellers regarding health of their children: a case study of slum communities of Islamabad, Pakistan
    Ibadullah Sajid, Sarfraz Masih, Irfan Nawaz
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 823-826
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  44. Role of Contraceptives’ Knowledge and Use in the Reduction of Family Size in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
    Muhammad Jawad, Anwar Alam, Mushtaq Ahmad Jadoon, Saima Sarir, Kamran Ishfaq
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 827-830
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  45. Self-leadership and department satisfaction on global health competencies among the nursing students in South Korea
    Mihye LIM
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 831-836
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  46. Self-perception of health: A qualitative study on elderly men
    Amjad Rehman Asghar, Ashfaq Ahmad Maann, Izhar Ahmad Khan, Babar Shahbaz
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 837-839
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  47. Comparison of health promoting lifestyle profile among medical students of non-clinical and clinical years
    Fouzia Batool, Hania Farheen, Aqsa Rehan, Sania Kiani, Amna Nadeem
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 840-843
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  48. Effect of sleepiness on academic performance of medical students
    Shezadi Sabah Imran, Musarat Ramzan, Sadia Nadeem, Oswha Khan, Sadia Tariq
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 844-847
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  49. Role of antidiabetic agents in protecting the kidneys from oxidant insult in rabbits
    Ayesha Janjua, Nyla Abrar, Imrana Maqsood, Zarafshan Bader, Wardha Mazhar, Mehwish Nawaz Qaisrani
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 848-852
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  50. Prevalence of hamstring tightness among university students in Lahore, Pakistan
    Rida Naqvi, Naveed Arshad, Muhammad Imran, Asad Ali Aftab, Sana Batool
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 853-855
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  51. Assessment of hand hygiene knowledge and practices among the health care providers working at private clinics in Islamabad, Pakistan
    Shakila Bangash, Mirza Inam ul Haq, Uzma Hassan, Sheikh Kashif Rahim, Asma Abdul Qadeer
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 856-860
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  52. Daflon versus band ligation in patients with second degree hemorrhoids
    Madiha Masood Khan, Rukhsana Hamid, Jahan Ara Hassan
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 861-863
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  53. Impact of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease on health related quality of life
    Iram Shafaqat, Muhammad Arif, Saima Bibi
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 864-866
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  54. Knowledge, perception, and attitude of pregnant women towards the role of physical therapy in antenatal care: a cross sectional study in Lahore, Pakistan
    Hafiza Sana Ashraf, Ashfaq Ahmad
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 867-870
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  55. Urinary Retinol-binding protein 4 versus serum creatinine: Predictors of impaired renal function in patients with type 2 diabetes.
    Arham Javed, Maira Mahmood, Uzma Jabbar, Muhammad Waqas Rabbani, Faiza Aamer, Farah Niazi
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 871-874
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  56. Review Article

  57. Diagnostic value of follistatin gene mutations in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Sadia Zia, Maham Mushtaq, Mushtaq Ahmed Saleem
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 875-879
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  58. Mechanism and benefits of ketogenic diet for weight loss and health
    Samreen Aziz, Hina Rehman
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 880-883
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  59. Therapeutic effect of apple cider vinegar on diabetes mellitus
    Shahnai Basharat, Syed Amir Gilani, Muhammad Mustafa Qamar, Ayesha Basharat
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 884-887
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  60. The mystery behind the exercise-induced muscle damage
    Muhammad Mustafa Qamar, Muhammad Shahid Javed, Muhammad Zahoor ul Hassan Dogar, Ayesha Basharat, Akhtar Rasul
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 888-891
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  61. Case Report

  62. Cervical subcutaneous emphysema: A rare presentation of pulmonary tuberculosis
    Zuraini Mohammad Nasir, Mohd Hazmi Mohamed
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 892-894
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  63. Cutaneous lymphoid hyperplasia: A case report and review of the literature
    Yousuf Abd Mallick, Nausheen Yaqoob, Shabina Rahim
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 895-897
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  64. Technical Note

  65. Corrigendum
    Rawal Medical Journal
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 891-891
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  66. Acknowledgements
    Rawal Medical Journal
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 898-899
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  67. Subject Index
    Rawal Medical Journal
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 900-902
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  68. Author Index
    Rawal Medical Journal
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 903-905
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  69. Information for authors
    Rawal Medical Journal
    RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 906-906
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