Byline: Rafique Ahmed Memon, Badar Abbasi and Riaz Ahmed Qazi ABSTRACT
Byline: Muhammad Khalid Shafiq – E-mail: [email protected], Asaad Javaid Mirza and Syed Zubairuddun Ahmed ABSTRACT:
Objective. To evaluate adherence to the South African guidelines for the management of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and to determine whether adherence reduced length of hospital stay and mortality in patients with severe CAP. Setting. King Edward VIII Hospital, Durban.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] A lack of standardised disaster management protocols, poor intercommunication between health care authorities and emergency rescue services and shaky environmental health and port health controls threaten Gauteng’s risk preparedness for the 2010 World Cup.
Byline: Mohammad Rafiq Khan and Zehra Raza – Email: [email protected] Abstract
Acute bronchiolitis is defined as viral-induced inflammation of bronchioles. The clinical manifestations occur as a consequence of airway inflammation and air trapping. Bronchiolitis most commonly occurs as an acute illness in children younger than 2 years of age. The most frequent cause is rhinovirus or respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection, other respiratory viruses being less […]
Introduction High blood pressure (BP) is a major public health problem in India and elsewhere (1-4). It is a major cardiovascular risk factor (5-7) and contributes significantly to cardiovascular mortality (8,9). Prospective Studies Collaboration has reported that reducing BP can substantially decrease cardiovascular risk and cardiovascular as well as all-cause mortality (10). This risk reduction […]