Risk of Hypoxia During Flexible Upper GI Endoscopy in Unsedated Patients of a Tertiary Care Public Sector Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan (Gastrointestinal) (Report)

Risk of Hypoxia During Flexible Upper GI Endoscopy in Unsedated Patients of a Tertiary Care Public Sector Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan (Gastrointestinal) (Report)

Byline: Asad Usman, Qaiser Jamal, Adeel-ur-Rehman Siddiqui, Shahzaib Pervez, Jahanzaib Pervez and Arfeen Durrani – Email: [email protected] ABSTRACT

Emergency Department Usage by Uninsured Patients in Galveston County, Texas.

Emergency Department Usage by Uninsured Patients in Galveston County, Texas.

The number of uninsured Texas residents who rely on the medical emergency department as their primary health care provider continues to increase. Unfortunately, little information about the characteristics of this group of emergency department users is available. Using an administrative billing database, we conducted a descriptive study to examine the demographic and clinical features of […]

Hypertension and Diabetes: Poor Care for Patients at Community Health Centres (Original Articles) (Report)

Hypertension and Diabetes: Poor Care for Patients at Community Health Centres (Original Articles) (Report)

Public sector clinics dealing with patients with acute conditions rarely provide adequate care for those with chronic conditions or attempt to address their risk factors, and generally lack patient-centred initiatives to empower patients to become active partners in their own care. Planning to improve the way primary health care services deal with acute and chronic […]

Breaking Bad News--Ethical Dilemmas for Doctors Attending to Jewish Patients (Ethics in Medicine)

Breaking Bad News–Ethical Dilemmas for Doctors Attending to Jewish Patients (Ethics in Medicine)

Breaking news to a patient of an illness feared to be serious or life-threatening has always caused difficulties, both moral and ethical, among doctors and all other health care providers. Moreover, there are distinct differences in the approach to this topic among various religious and cultural groups. In any diverse society, such as that in […]