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Comparison of Efficiencies of Neurological Physical Examination, Neurothesiometer and PainDETECT Questionnaire in Diagnosing Diabetic Neuropathy

Hajrah Ahsan, Talha Kareem, Salma Tanveer, Muhammad Farrukh Aftab, Bahawal Zeb and Ahmad Kabir ABSTRACT Objective: To compare the efficacies of neurological physical examination, neurothesiometer and PainDETECT questionnaire in diagnosing diabetic neuropathy. Study Design: Prospective cross-sectional Place and Duration of Study: Department of General Medicine, Nishtar Hospital Multan, Pakistan from 1st December 2018 to 10th […]

Extraocular Muscle Imbalance and Outcomes of Scleral Buckling Surgery for Primary Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment

Sadia Nawaz, Ayesha Babar Kawish and Qandeel Tahir ABSTRACT Objective: The objective was to study the muscle imbalance, restrictive motility in unlike gazes and the outcomes of the scleral buckling surgery for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Study design: Prospective follow-up study Settings and duration: The study was conducted at Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital Rawalpindi from Aug […]

Factors affecting Quality of Sleep in Intensive Care Unit

Areeba Iftikhar, Muhammad Arif and Asif Hanif ABSTRACT Background: The etiology of sleep disruption in intensive care unit is poorly known and often ignored complication. It is caused by the environmental factors especially pain, noise, diagnostic testing and human interventions that cause sleep disruption. Light, medications and activities related to patient care interfere with patient’s […]