TIJFS – Journal of trans-disciplinary cutting edge research

The International Journal of Frontier Sciences is an online, print, semiannual, peer reviewed, open access scholarly publication. TIJFS prints original articles, review articles, short communications, guest editorials, letters to editor, case reports, case studies and drug trials.

The journal is registered with International Serials Data System (p-ISSN: 2618-0359, e-ISSN: 2618-0367). All manuscripts published are open access under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

COVID-19 and our DNA

Muhammad Aslamkhan DOI: https://doi.org/10.37978/tijfs.v4i2.206 On December 31st 2019, Chinese Health Authorities in Wuhan city of their Hubei province, diagnosed 29 pneumonia cases of unknown etiology and informed WHO (World Health Organization). The unknown virus resembled SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), that occurred in China in November 2002, caused by a novel corona virus spilling over […]

Spectrum of Mandibular Fractures in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Karachi

Sana Iqbal , Ayesha Aslam, Sufyan Ahmed, Nabeel Khan, Mehwash Kashif and Syeda Musira Kazmi DOI: https://doi.org/10.37978/tijfs.v4i2.83 Abstract Objective: To evaluate the frequency, pattern, and etiology of mandibular fractures at a tertiary care hospital, in Karachi Study Design: Retrospective, cross-sectional study. Setting: Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan Methodology: The study was initiated in Outpatient Maxillofacial […]

Role of Social Media in COVID-19 Pandemic

Wajahat Hussain DOI: https://doi.org/10.37978/tijfs.v4i2.144 Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has produced a global health crisis that has had a deep impact on the way we perceive our world and everyday lives. Not only the spread rate of contagion and patterns of transmission endangered our sense of security, but the safety measures put in place to […]

Laboratory Detection of Novel Corona Virus 2019 using Polymerase Chain Reaction

Since mid-December 2019, several cases of a pneumonia like disease (with symptoms including fever, difficulty in breathing, cough and invasive lesions on both lungs) of unknown cause have emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Chinese authorities made a preliminary determination that the causative agent is a novel coronavirus(2019-nCoV). 1 Coronaviruses are enveloped RNA […]

Management and Complications of Arnold Chiari Hydrocephalus at Tertiary Health Care Center

Malik Liaqat Ali Jalal, Muhammad Shaukat Farooq, Atta-ur-Rehman Khan, Muhammad Yousaf, Muhammad Rizwan and Saima Faiz ABSTRACT Objective: to investigate the role of CT and MRI in diagnosis of Arnold chiari malformation of hydrocephalus and its treatment with VP shunt along with complications. Study Design: Prospective study Place and duration: Department of Neurosurgery, DG Khan […]

Assessment of Nutritional Status and its Determinants among Students of Army Public School, Okara, Pakistan

Salahuddin Bari, Ehsan Qadir, Muhammad Adeel and Saad Bahussein ABSTRACT Background: Malnutrition is a health problem affecting growth and development of young children. Children under 15 years of age are the main victims of malnutrition. Malnutrition is attributed to a series of diverse etiological factors. Objective: To determine the nutritional status of the children of […]

Burden of Influenza in Patients visiting Emergency Department for Treatment of Influenza Like Illness at THQ Hospital Shujabad, Pakistan

Ali Siftain, Mamoona Chaudhry, Taiba Zulfiqar, Syed Ali Kaunain and Muhammad Sher Zaman ABSTRACT Background: Viral infection of the respiratory tract is a common illness syndrome in humans. Human respiratory tract is infected by large number of viruses. Self-constraining infections are caused by most of them e.g. normal chilly and intense bronchitis. Seriousness of illness […]

Diagnosing Cervical Lesions Through LLETZ – A Reliable and Effective Tool

Zahra Wasim, Saima Arif, Uzma Ameer Malik and Faiza Mehboob ABSTRACT Background: Cervical dysplasia is the most common gynecological disorder of modern era. It initiates around the squamocolumnar junction of the cervix commonly due to the infection of human papilloma virus. Large loop excision of transitional zone is globally a standard procedure of choice both […]

Level of Serum Uric Acid in Pre-eclamptic and Normal Pregnant Women

Huda Abbas, Samina Badar, Zunaira Javed and Mohamed Ahmed Abdelmoneam Ramadan ABSTRACT Objective: The objective of study was to find out serum uric acid level in normal andpreeclamptic pregnant women of third trimester visiting outpatient department of obstetrics and gynecology of Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur. Methodology: It was a cross sectional descriptive study conducted form […]

Effectiveness of Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Patients with COPD

Zunaira Fatima, Areeba Iftikhar and Muhammad Imran Yousaf ABSTRACT Background: Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) is beneficial for patients with COPD, with improvement in exercise capacity and health-related quality of life. Despite these overall benefits, the responses to PR vary significantly among different individuals. It is not clear if PR is beneficial for patients with COPD and normal exercise capacity. Although it is believed that longer […]