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Submissions from 2020

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Managing acute pain in HIV+/AIDS patients: Knowledge and practice trends among emergency physicians of major tertiary care centers of a developing country, Aliya Ahmed, Gauhar Afshan, Robyna Irshad Khan, Badar Afzal Khan, Seemin Jamali, Nighat Farooq, Sarosh Saleem, Rubaba Naeem, and Uzma R. Khan

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Etiology of acute undifferentiated fever in patients presenting to the emergency department of a tertiary care center in Karachi, Pakistan, Noman Ali, Nadeem Ullah Khan, Shahid Shahid, and Syed Mustahsan

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Effectiveness of high-fidelity simulation in training emergency medicine physicians in point of care ultrasonography in Pakistan: A quasi-experimental study, Kiran Azizi, Madiha Ismail, Umaira Aftab, Badar Afzal Khan, and Asad Mian

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Understanding perceptions and factors involved in do not resuscitate (DNR) decision making in the emergency department of a low-resource country: A mixed-methods study protocol, Kiran Azizi, Shahan Waheed, Rubina Barolia, Naveed Ahmed, and Madiha Ismail

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The COVID-19 intubation and ventilation pathway (CiVP); a commentary, Muhammad Akbar Baig

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The rapid COVID screening (RCS) tool, Muhammad Akbar Baig

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Pediatric congenital heart diseases: Patterns of presentation to the emergency department of a tertiary care hospital, Surraiya Bano, Saleem Akhtar, and Uzma R. Khan

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Exploring the experiences of the older adults who are brought to live in shelter homes in Karachi, Pakistan: A qualitative study, Laila Akber Cassum, Keith Cash, Waris Qidwai Dr, and Samina Vertejee

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Emergency preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Our experience from the emergency department of a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan, Badar Afzal Khan, Noman Ali, and Asad Mian

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Emergency department admissions during COVID-19: Implications from the 2002-2004 SARS epidemic, Muhammad Musaab Munir, Russell S. Martins, and Asad Mian

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Physical and mental health impacts of COVID-19 on healthcare workers: A scoping review, Natasha Shaukat, Daniyal Mansoor Ali, and Junaid Razzak

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Convalescent plasma: Promise for COVID-19 pandemic, Sadaf Sheikh and Muhammad Akbar Baig

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COVID-19 pandemic: Public trust and guiding ethics where ventilators equal lives, Sadaf Sheikh and Muhammad Akbar Baig

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Optimising ventilator use during the COVID-19 pandemic, Sadaf Sheikh and Muhammad Akbar Baig

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Silent hypoxia in COVID-19: What is old is new again!, Sadaf Sheikh and Muhammad Akbar Baig

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The utility of early warning score in adults presenting with sepsis in the emergency department of a low resource setting, Emaduddin Siddiqui, Abdul A. Jokhio, Ahmed Raheem, Shahan Waheed, and Syed Hashmatullah

Publications from 2019

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A case for global surgery in Pakistan: Implementation through multi-disciplinary engagement, Rafeh Ahmed and Asad Mian

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Clinical emergency care research in low-income and middle-income countries: Opportunities and challenges, Adam R. Aluisio, Shahan Waheed, Peter Cameron, Jermey Hess, Shevin Jacob, Niranjan Kissoon, Adam C. Levine, Asad Mian, Shammi Ramlakhan, Hendry R. Sawe, and Junaid Razzak

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The rapid response sepsis initiative (RrSI) – An innovative concept for sepsis management in Low to middle Income nations (LMIC), Muhammad Akbar Baig, Erfan Hussain, Syed Mustahsan, and Samia Kazmi

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The impact of artificial intelligence in emergency medicine, Muhammad Akbar Baig and Sadaf Sheikh

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Initiating narrative medicine at a medical college in Pakistan: Achievements, challenges, and opportunities, Huma Baqir, Kanwal Nayani, Ayesha Mian, and Asad Mian

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Near missed diagnosis of extensive aortic dissection in a young patient presenting with non-specific symptoms, Muhammad Hassan, Irum Qamar Khan, Badar Afzal Khan, and Emaduddin Siddiqui

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Role of non-governmental organizations in the prevention and control of poisoning in Pakistan, Nadeem Ullah Khan, Naveed Ahmed Khan, Naveed Ahmed, Faysal Subhani, Salima Kerai, and Nukhba Zia

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Child abuse in Pakistan: A qualitative study of knowledge, attitudes and practice amongst health professionals, Kayleigh M. Maul, Rubaba Naeem, Uzma R. Khan, Asad Mian, Aisha K. Yousafzai, and Nick Brown

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Knowledge, attitude, and practice of healthcare professionals regarding family presence during resuscitation: An interventional study in a tertiary care setting, Karachi, Pakistan, Shaista Meghani, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, Shireen Shehzad, Nadeem Ullah Khan, and Nasreen Lalani

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Illegal motorcycle street racing- A growing threat to public safety, Madiha Mumshad and Aisha Ashraf

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Outcome of inadvertent high dose BCG administration in newborns at a tertiary care hospital, Karachi- Case series, Sonia Qureshi, Khalil Ahmad, Paras Fatima, Rabia M. Hassan, Farheen Sherali, Naureen Lalani, Fyezah Jehan, Syed Asad Ali, and Farah Qamar

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Clinical outcome of paediatric patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) receiving 3% hypertonic saline (HTS) in the emergency room of a tertiary care hospital, Emaduddin Siddiqui, Shahan Waheed, Feroza Parveen, Muhammad Daniyal, Muhammad Abdul Raffay Khan, Saif Siddiqui, and Zain Siddiqui

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The use of an ‘acclimatisation’ heatwave measure to compare temperature-related demand for emergency services in Australia, Botswana, Netherlands, Pakistan, and USA, Naomi van der Linden, Thomas Longden, John R. Richards, Munawar Khursheed, Wilhelmina M. T. Goddijn, Michiel J. Van Veelen, Uzma R. Khan, and M. Christien Van der Linden

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Data science in improving emergency medicine care in low middle income countries – The need of time, Shahan Waheed and Muhammad Abid

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Eddy – A hypothetical model for comprehending emergency medicine research themes, Shahan Waheed, Muhammad Akbar Akbar Baig, Nazir Najeeb Kapadia, and Asad Mian

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Impact of heat waves on patients presenting to the emergency department of a tertiary care hospital - A single center cross-sectional study, Shahan Waheed, Muhammad Akbar Baig, Munawar Khursheed, and Safia Awan

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Workplace violence against doctors involved in clinical care at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan, Akbar Zubairi, Moiz Ali, Sadaf Sheikh, and Tashfeen Ahmad

Publications from 2018

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Teaching children road safety through storybooks: an approach to child health literacy in Pakistan, Haris Ahmad, Rubaba Naeem, Nukhba Zia, Asher Feroze, Amarah Shakoor, Uzma R. Khan, and Asad Mian

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Frequency of ocular emergencies in a tertiary care setting in Karachi, Pakistan: It is time to reduce unnecessary visits, Rashid Baig, Khabir Ahmad, Sidra Zafar, Nadeem Ullah Khan, and Areeb Ashfaq

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Neonatal Purpura Fulminans, a rare genetic disorder due to protein C deficiency: A case report., Ghazala Irfan Kazi, Emaduddin Siddiqui, Saadia Tabassum, Badar Afzal, and Irum Qamar Khan

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Prognostic significance of optic nerve sheath diameter on computed tomography scan with severity of blunt traumatic brain injury in the emergency department., Shahan Waheed, Muhamamd Akbar Baig, Emaduddin Siddiqui, Danyal Jamil, and Asher Feroze

Publications from 2017

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Methanol poisoning: 27 years experience at a tertiary care hospital, Fareed Ahmed, Nadeem Ullah Khan, Noman Ali, and Asher Feroze

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Resuscitation can save lives: training the public, Mirza Noor Ali Baig

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A retrospective review of paediatric head injuries in Asia - a Pan Asian Trauma Outcomes Study (PATOS) collaboration, Shu-Ling Chong; Uzma R. Khan; Indumathy Santhanam; Jun Seok Seo; Quan Wang; Sabariah Faizah Jamaluddin,; Quoc Ai Hoang Quoc; Su Yah Chew; and Marcus Eng Hock Ong

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Paediatric innovation in Pakistan: our experience and a call to action, Walid Farooqi, Faysal Subhani, and Asad Mian

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Implementation of the World Health Organization Trauma Care Checklist Program in 11 centers across multiple economic strata: effect on care process measures, Angela Lashohe, Eric B. Schneider, Catherine Juillard, Kent Stevens, Elizabeth Colantuoni, William R. Berry, Christina Bloem, Witaya Chadbunchachai, Satish Dharap, Sydney Dy, Gerald Dziekan, Russell L. Gruen, Jaymie A. Henry, Christina Huwer, Manju Joshipura, Edward Kelley, Etienne Krug, Vineet Kumar, Patrick Kyamanywa, Alain Chichom Mefire, Marcos Musafir, Avery Nathens, Edouard Ngendahayo, Thai Son Nguyen, Nobhojit Roy, Peter Pronovost, Irum Qumar Khan, Junaid Abdul Razzak, James Turner, Mathew Varghese, Rimma Zakirova, and Charles Mock

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Two emergency departments, 6000km apart: Differences in patient flow and staff perceptions about crowding, M. Christien Van Der Linden, Munawar Khursheed, Khairunnissa Hooda, Jesse M. Pines, and Naomi Van Der Linden

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A Resident's Note, Syed Muhammad Mustahsan

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Mental illness and injuries: emerging health challenges of urbanisation in South Asia, Devaki Nambiar, Junaid Razzak, Kaosar Afsana, Alayne M. Adams, Arif Hasan, Dinesh Mohan, and Vikram Patel

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Abruptio placentae with type II respiratory failure secondary to acute interstitial pneumonia responsive to steroids., Muhammad Umer Salim, Syed Muhammad Mustahsan, and Anum Fatima

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Hydrogen sulfide gas poisoning in fish garbage room: A report of a fisherman, Sadaf Sheikh, Muhammad Akbar Baig, Noman Ali, and NadeemUllah Khan

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Factors behind not using child restrain(t) among hospital employees and general population: A case control study, Emad Siddiqui, Badar Afzal, Ghazala Kazi, Asher Feroz, Rubaba Naeem, Tarab Mansoor, Ahreen Allana, Saif Siddiqui, and Zain Siddiqui

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My Story, Shahan Waheed and Waqaas Akmal Butt

Publications from 2016

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Type 1 diabetes mellitus presenting with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in a neonate, Fareed Ahmed, Sayyeda Ghazala Kazi, and Waqas Khan

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Our Shrinking Globe: Implications for Child Unintentional Injuries., Olakunle Alonge, Uzma Rahim Khan, and Adnan A. Hyder

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Thromboembolism in a patient with a left ventricular aneurysm, Muhammad Akbar Baig, Fatima Najeeb, Shahan Waheed, and Nadeem Ullah Khan

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Life in death, Fareed Hassaan, Asad Mian, and Sidra Asad Ali

Clinical characteristics of childhood cancer in emergency room in a tertiary hospital in Pakistan, Amna Jawaid, Khubaib Arif, Nick Brown, and Zehra Fadoo

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Frequency and outcome of meningitis in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of Pakistan, Amna Jawaid, Surriya Bano, Anwarul Haque, and Khubaib Arif

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Experience of Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) provider courses in a tertiary care centre of Pakistan, Humaira Jurair

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Impact of delay in admission on the outcome of critically ill patients presenting to the emergency department of a tertiary care hospital from low income country, Badar Afzal Khan, Nishi Shakeel, Emad Uddin Siddiqui, Ghazala Kazi, Irum Qamar Khan, Munawer Khursheed, Asher Feroze, Kiran Ejaz, Sumaiya Tauseeq Khan, and Hatem Adel

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Point-of-care lactate measurement in resource-poor settings, Muhammad Khan, Nick Brown, and Asad Mian

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Small bowel Ascaris infestation: a diagnostic challenge, Muhammad Waqas Khan and Sanniya Khan Ghauri

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Ogilvie's Syndrome, Muhammad Waqas Khan, Sanniya Khan Ghauri, and Sara Shamim

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Control of poisoning through product labeling of hazardous chemicals, Nadeem Ullah Khan, Arshad Iqbal, and Sadaf Sheikh

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Trends of acute poisoning: 22 years experience from a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan., Nadeem Ullah Khan, Uzma Rahim Khan, Asher Feroze, Sajjad Ali Khan, Najia Ali, Kiran Ejaz, Afshan Rahim Khan, Shahnila Nooruddin, and Jabeen Fayyaz

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Safety netting through the prevention and detection of child abuse in low and middle income countries: lessons from Pakistan, Kanwal Nayani, Muhammad Akbar Baig, Nick Brown, and Asad Mian

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Pattern of relapse in paediatric acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in a tertiary care unit, Emaduddin Siddiqui, Sayyeda Ghazala Kazi, Muhammad Irfan Habib, Khalid Mehmood Ahmed Khan, and Nukhba Zia

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Fungal endocarditis presenting with right lumbar pain and femoral artery ischemia – An unusual case report, Shahan Waheed, Muhammad Akbar Baig, Muhammad Waqas Khan, Fareed Ahmed Sheikh, and Nadeem Ullah Khan

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Imparting research ethics in emergency medicine-a perspective from the developing world, Shahan Waheed, Muhammad Akbar Baig, and Asad Mian

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Emergency medicine: essential practical procedure skills, Shahan Waheed, Emaduddin Siddiqui, and Muhammad Akbar Baig

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Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis with tentorial haemorrhagic infarctions in combined proteins deficiency and hyperhomocysteinemia treated with anticoagulation- limited evidence with good results: a case report, Muhammad Waqas, Muhammad Akbar Baig, Shahan Waheed Aga Khan University, and Munawar Khursheed

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Acute cerebellitis successfully managed with temporary cerebrospinal fluid diversion using a long tunnel external ventricular drain: A long-term radiological follow-up of two cases, Muhammad Waqas, Yousaf Bashir Hadi, Sadaf Sheikh, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Workplace Violence and Self-reported Psychological Health: Coping with Post-traumatic Stress, Mental Distress, and Burnout among Physicians Working in the Emergency Departments Compared to Other Specialties in Pakistan., Waleed Zafar, Uzma Rahim Khan, Shakeel Siddiqui, Seemin Jamali, and Junaid Abdul Razzak

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794 Evaluating disability in adult burn injury patients treated at a tertiary-care burn unit in Karachi, Pakistan: a longitudinal study using who disability assessment schedule II, Nukhba Zia, Asim Durrani, Safia Awan, Madiha Hashmi Madiha Hashmi, Mazhar Nizam, and Asad Latif

Publications from 2015

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Accidental phosphine gas poisoning with fatal myocardial dysfunction in two families, Saleem Akhtar, Arshalooz Rehman, Surraya Bano, and Anwarul Haque

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The pediatric disease spectrum in emergency departments across Pakistan: data from a pilot surveillance system, Huba Atiq, Emaduddin Siddiqui, Surraya Bano, Asher Feroze, Sayyeda Ghazala Kazi, Jabeen Fayyaz, Shivam Gupta, J. Razzak, Adnan A Hyder, and Asad Mian

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Community emergency medicine: benefits and challenges of screening for elder abuse in the emergency department of a developing country, Muhammad Akbar Baig, Asad Mian, Erfaan Hussain, and Shahan Waheed

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Overcrowding in the emergency departments: challenges and opportunities for improvement, Muhammad Akbar Baig, Asad Mian, Fatima Najeeb, and Hira Shahzad

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To CPR or not to CPR? that is the question, Muhammad Akbar Baig, Asad Mian, and Hira Shahzad

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Unforgiving heat wave deaths in the largest metropolitan city of Pakistan: lessons learned, Muhammad Akbar Baig, Shahan Waheed, Asad Mian, and Erfaan Hussain

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Effectiveness of helmets in preventing severe injuries in a setting with poorly enforced quality standards, junaid Ahmad Bhatti, Junaid A. Razzak, and Rashid Jooma

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Emergency care of traumatic brain injuries in Pakistan: a multicenter study, Junaid Ahmad Bhatti, Kent Stevens, Muhammad Umer Mir, Adnan Ali Hyder, and Junaid Razzak

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Streamlining pediatric emergency medicine at a tertiary-care hospital of a low- to middle-income country, Salima Ahmed Bhimani, Nick Brown, and Asad Mian

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Pattern of fall injuries in Pakistan: the Pakistan National Emergency Department Surveillance (Pak-NEDS) study., Jabeen Fayyaz, Shirin Wadhwaniya, Hira Shahzad, Asher Feroze, Nukhba Zia, Mohammed Umer Mir, Uzma Rahim Khan, Sumera Iram, Sabir Ali, Junaid Abdul Razzak, and Adnan A. Hyder

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Association between vasoactive-inotropic score and mortality in pediatric septic shock, A Haque, NR Siddiqui, O Munir, S Saleem, and Asad Mian

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Pattern of presenting complaints recorded as near-drowning events in emergency departments: a national surveillance study from Pakistan., Siran He, Jeffrey C. Lunnen, Nukhba Zia, Uzma Rahim Khan, Khusro Shamim, and Adnan Ali Hyder

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Prehospital Airway Management in Emergency and Trauma Patients: A Cross-sectional Study of Ambulance Service Providers and Staff in a Low- and Middle-income Country., Samina Ismail, Nukhba Zia, Khalid Samad, Rubaba Naeem, Haris Ahmad, Amir Raza, Syed Muhammad Baqir, and Uzma Rahim Khan

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Nail as a foreign body in a neonate, an unusual presentation at an unusual age, Sayyeda Ghazala Irfan Kazi, Muhammad Irfan Habib, Badar Afzal, Irum Qamar Khan, Emaduddin Siddiqui, and Maryam Aftab

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Bomb blast injuries: an exploration of patient characteristics and outcome using Pakistan National Emergency Departments Surveillance (Pak-NEDS) data., Irum Qamar Khan, Nadeem Ullah Khan, Rubaba Naeem, Salima Kerai, Kate Allen, Nukhba Zia, Sana Shahbaz, Shiraz Qayoom Afridi, Emaduddin Siddiqui, Uzma Rahim Khan, Adnan A. Hyder, and Junaid Abdul Razzak

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Intentional and unintentional poisoning in Pakistan: a pilot study using the Emergency Departments surveillance project., Nadeem Ullah Khan, Ricardo Pérez-Núñez, Nudrat Shamim, Uzma Rahim Khan, Naureen Naseer, Asher Feroze, Junaid Abdul Razzak, and Adnan A. Hyder

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Country level economic disparities in child injury mortality., Uzma Rahim Khan, Mathilde Sengoelge, Nukhba Zia, Junaid Abdul Razzak, Marie Hasselberg, and Lucie Laflamme

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Clothing-related motorcycle injuries in Pakistan: Findings from a surveillance study, Uzma R. Khan, Junaid A. Bhatti, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, Nukhba Zia, Junaid A. Razzak, and Rashid Jooma

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Uncovering the burden of intentional injuries among children and adolescents in the emergency department, Uzma R. Khan, Butool Hisam, Nukhba Zia, Mohammed Umer Mir, Olakunle Alonge, Seemin Jamali, Adnan Hyder, and Junaid Abdul Razzak

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Dead on arrival in a low-income country: results from a multicenter study in Pakistan, Munawar Khursheed, Junaid Ahmad Bhatti, Fatima Parukh, Asher Feroze, Syed Saad Naeem, Haseeb Khawaja, and Junaid Razzak

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Time to treatment in patients of suspected acute coronary syndrome in Pakistan: a clinical audit, Munawar Khursheed, Jabeen Fayyaz, Asher Feroze, Nishi Shakeel, and Junaid A. Bhatti

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Setting up triage services in the emergency department: experience from a tertiary care institute of Pakistan. A journey toward excellence., Munawar Khursheed, Jabeen Fayyaz, and Ahsan Jamil

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How vital are the vital signs? a multi-center observational study from emergency departments of Pakistan., Amber Mehmood, Siran He, Waleed Zafar, Mirza Noor Ali Baig, Fareed Ahmed, and Junaid Razzak

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How vital are the vital signs? a multi-center observational study from emergency departments of Pakistan., Amber Mehmood, Siran He, Waleed Zafar, Noor Baig, Fareed Ahmed Sumalani, and Junaid Abdul Razzak

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Differences in risk-adjusted outcome of road traffic injuries in urban tertiary care centers of Pakistan, Amber Mehmood, Junaid Abdul Razzak, Mohammed Umer Mir, and Rashid Jooma

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The Pakistan National Emergency Department Surveillance Study (Pak-NEDS): introducing a pilot surveillance, Mohammed Umer Mir, Abdulgafoor M. Bachani, Haseeb Khawaja, Shiraz Qayoom Afridi, Sabir Ali, Muhammad Mujeeb Khan, Seemin Jamali, Fareed Ahmed Sumalani, Adnan A. Hyder, and Junaid Abdul Razzak

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The Pakistan National Emergency Department surveillance study (Pak-NEDS): introducing a pilot surveillance, Mohammed Umer Mir, Abdulgafoor Muhammad Bachani, Haseeb Khawaja, Shiraz Qayoom Afridi, Sabir Ali, Muhammad Mujeeb Khan, Seemin Jamali, Fareed Ahmed Sumalani, Adnan Ali Hyder, and Junaid Ali Razzak

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Frequency of metabolic syndrome in psychiatric patients, is this the time to develop a standardized protocol to reduce the morbidity from an acute care psychiatry unit., Tariq Munshi, Archana Patel, Mir Nadeem Mazhar, and Emaduddin Siddiqui

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Characteristics of chest pain and its acute management in a low-middle income country: analysis of emergency department surveillance data from Pakistan, Nino Paichadze, Badar Afzal Khan, Nukhba Zia, Rakshinda Mujeeb, Muhammad Mujeeb Khan, and Junaid Ali Razzak