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Publications from 2023

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Identifying factors to develop and validate a heat vulnerability tool for Pakistan – A review, Salman Muhammad Soomar and Sarmad Muhammad Soomar

Submissions from 2022

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Raoultella species associated sepsis in children: A case series at a tertiary hospital, Karachi, Falak Abro, Asma Sherazi, Sara Fatima, and Ali Faisal Saleem

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Acceptability of telephone-cardiopulmonary resuscitation (T-CPR) practice in a resource-limited country- a cross-sectional study, Fareed Ahmed, Uzma Rahim Khan, Salman Muhammad Soomar, Ahmed Raheem, Rubaba Naeem, Abid Naveed, Junaid Abdul Razzak, and Nadeem Ullah Khan

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Clinical profile and outcomes of adult oncological patients presenting to the emergency department of a tertiary care hospital, Noman Ali, Shanila Ahmed, Syed Muhammad Mustahsan, Fareed Ahmed, Taniya Sattar, and Nadeem Ullah Khan

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Predictors of abnormal electroencephalogram and neuroimaging in children presenting to the emergency department with new-onset afebrile seizures, Noman Ali, Sohaib Haider, Syed Mustahsan, Murk Shaikh, Ahmed Raheem, Salman Muhammad Soomar, and Shahan Waheed

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Internet of Things (IoT) in assessing physician wellness, Iqra Anis, Najmus Sahar, and Shahan Waheed

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A survey of current practices and adherence to coronavirus disease airway management guidelines among frontline healthcare professionals in a resource-limited country, Amber Gulamani, Faisal Shamim, Sehrish Khan, Sohaib Haider Hashmi, and Shemila Abbasi

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Pneumoperitoneum following cardiopulmonary resuscitation: An unusual case, Naheed Habibullah, Salman Muhammad Soomar, and Noman Ali

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Monkeypox outbreak in the age of COVID-19: A new global health emergency, Rahim Hirani, Dawood Rashid, Joshua Lewis, Rasheed Hosein-Woodley, and Ali Issani

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The role of emergency departments for antimicrobial stewardship in COVID-19 pandemic; the time is now, Madiha Ismail, Nazeer Najeeb Kapadia, and Sara Usman

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Follow-up household assessment for child unintentional injuries two years after the intervention: A community-based study from Karachi, Pakistan, Uzma Rahim Khan, Asrar Ali, Umerdad Khudadad, Ahmed Raheem Buksh, Nukhba Zia, Iqbal Azam Syed, Aruna Chandran, Junaid Abdul Razzak, and Adnan Ali Hyder

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Association of age and severe injury in young motorcycle riders: A cross-sectional study from Karachi, Pakistan, Uzma Rahim Khan, Junaid A. Razzak, Rashid Jooma, and Martin Gerdin Wärnberg

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Association of adolescents' independent mobility with road traffic injuries in Karachi, Pakistan: a cross-sectional study, Uzma Rahim Khan, Junaid Razzak, and Martin Gerdin Wärnberg

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Characteristics and outcomes of traumatic cardiac arrests in the Pan-Asian resuscitation outcomes study, Magdalene Hui Min Lee, Michael Yih Chong Chia, Stephanie Fook-Chong, Nur Shahidah, Takashi Tagami, Hyun Ho Ryu, Chih-Hao Lin, Sarah Abdul Karim, Supasaowapak Jirapong, and Nadeem Ullah Khan

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Rates of publication of FCPS dissertations in international and national peer-review journals among residents at AKUH; A cross sectional review of 15 years, Ainulakbar Mughal, Syed Akbar Abbas, Abdul Basit Shah Vardag, Muhammad Wasif, Soubia Akhtar, and Ayesha Abbasi

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Use of steroids in COVID-19 patients: What is known?, Syed Muhammad Mustahsan, Marzia Tahir, and Emaduddin Siddiqui

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Tip-over injuries among children: Data from an urban emergency department of Karachi, Pakistan, Rubaba Naeem, Asrar Ali, Ahmed Raheem Buksh, Ayesha Quddusi, and Uzma Rahim Khan

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Facilitating social innovation through a school emergency preparedness hackathon in Pakistan, Azra Naseem, Sohail Ahmad, Shahtaj Yousuf, Haider Ali, and Asad Iqbal Mian

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074 Perceptions, challenges, and experiences of healthcare providers in emergency departments regarding workplace violence during the COVID-19 pandemic: An exploratory qualitative study from an LMIC (a qualitative study protocol), Maleeha Naseem, Hajra Arshad, Sarah Ashraf, Seemin Jamali, and Asad Mian

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Perceptions, challenges and experiences of frontline healthcare providers in emergency departments regarding workplace violence during the COVID-19 pandemic: A protocol for an exploratory qualitative study from an LMIC, Maleeha Naseem, Anam Feroz, Hajra Arshad, Sarah Ashraf, Muhammad Asim, Seemin Jamali, and Asad Mian

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Pediatric appendicitis score for identifying acute appendicitis in children presenting with acute abdominal pain to the emergency department, Syed Maaz Salahuddin, Omair Ayaz, Mehtab Q. Jaffer, Rubaba Naeem, Shiyam Sunder Tikmani, and Asad I. Mian

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Emergency airway management in COVID-19 patients and risk to healthcare workers: A low-middle income country data from the intubate COVID registry, Faisal Shamim, M Nazir, Naseem A. Sheikh, Asma Salam, and Badar Afzal Khan

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Determinants of domestic violence among women of reproductive age (15-49 years) in Quetta, Balochistan-a mixed-method protocol, Salman Muhammad Soomar and Sarmad Muhammad Soomar

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COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and hesitancy among the general population of Pakistan: A population-based survey, Salman Muhammad Soomar, Sarmad Muhammad Soomar, Maria Khan, Ghazal Moin, and Iqbal Azam Syed

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The serological confirmation and outcome of the pediatric dengue patients presenting to emergency department: A cross-sectional study, Sarmad Muhammad Soomar, Ali Issani, Ghazal Moin, Zeyanna Dhalla, Ahmer Adnan, and Salman Muhammad Soomar

Publications from 2021

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Zero cost approach to fostering multidisciplinary engagement and innovation in an academic medical centre during COVID-19: Experience from the Jugaar Innovation Challenge, Rafeh Ahmed, Komal Dayani, Haider Ali Amir, and Asad Mian

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Helmet wearing saves the cost of motorcycle head injuries: A case study from Karachi, Pakistan, Asrar Ali, Muhammad Ashar Malik, Uzma Rahim Khan, Umerdad Khudadad, Ahmed Raheem Buksh, and Adnan A. Hyder

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training strategies in the times of COVID-19: A systematic literature review comparing different training methodologies, Daniyal Mansoor Ali, Butool Hisam, Natasha Shaukat, Mirza Noor Ali Baig, Marcus Eng Hock Ong, Jonathan L. Epstein, Eric Goralnick, Paul D. Kivela, Bryan McNally, and Junaid Razzak

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Knowledge and attitude towards identification and management of sepsis among resident physicians in a tertiary care teaching hospital in Pakistan, Ainan Arshad, Abdul Aziz, Ahmed Ayaz, Syed Maaz Salahuddin, and Bushra Jamil

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Innovation in emergency medicine; a perspective from a low middle income country, Pakistan, Mirza Noor Ali Baig, Walid Hussain Farooqi, and Asad Mian

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Global surgery hackathons: A case study from Pakistan, Waqaas A. Butt, Amir Hafeez Shariff, Sadaf Khan, and Asad Mian

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The necessity of human factors training in emergency medicine residency: A road less travelled, Abdul Ahad Chhotani and Shahan Waheed

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Knowledge, attitudes, practices and perceived barriers of emergency health care providers regarding sepsis and septic shock in a tertiary care centre: A cross-sectional study, Madiha Ismail, Umaira Aftab, Kiran Azizi, and Badar Afzal Khan

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Bedside index (BISAP) v/s ranson scores in predicting mortality and severity in patients with acute pancreatitis, Nazir Najeeb Kapadia and Emaduddin Siddiqui

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Heat emergencies: Perceptions and practices of community members and emergency department healthcare providers in Karachi, Pakistan: A qualitative study, Uzma Rahim Khan, Naveed Ahmed, Rubaba Naeem, Umerdad Khudadad, Sarwat Masud, Nadeem Ullah Khan, and Junaid Abdul Razzak

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Global trends in adolescents' road traffic injury mortality, 1990-2019, Uzma Rahim Khan, Junaid A. Razzak, and Martin Gerdin Wärnberg

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The COVID-19 pandemic: An opportunity to strengthen health systems in Afghanistan, Umerdad Khudadad, Najibullah Safi, Wafa Aftab, Asrar Ali, and Sameen Siddiqi

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Assessment of knowledge, attitude, and practice of child abuse amongst health care professionals working in tertiary care hospitals of Karachi, Pakistan, Khuld Nihan, Aamir Makda, Huzaifah Salat, Munawar Khursheed, Jabeen Fayyaz, and Uzma Rahim Khan

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A low-cost low-tech solution to lessen the fear of needles in children, Mir Ibrahim Sajid, Areeba Shakeel Ahmed, Muhammad Akbar Baig, Namra Nasir, and Asad Mian

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Severe hyponatremia following cystoscopy and urethral dilation: An unusual late complication, Mir Ibrahim Sajid, Shanila Ahmed, and Noman Ali

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Mindfulness in the emergency department (MED): An asynchronous learning course to practise mindfulness and resilience in the emergency room of low resource setting, Syed Maaz Salahuddin and Shahan Waheed

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Plasmodium in the bone marrow: Case series from a hospital in Pakistan, 2007-2015, Muhammad Shariq Shaikh, Basim Ali, Mahin Janjua, Ayesha Akbar, Syed Arish Haider, Bushra Moiz, Ahmed Raheem Buksh, John Kevin Baird, and Mohammad Asim Beg

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Mucormycosis in a patient with COVID-19 with uncontrolled diabetes, Muhammad Shakir, Muhammad Hassaan Arif Maan, and Shahan Waheed

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Acute urinary retention: Should we call it a manifestation of appendicitis?, Sadaf Sheikh, Umair Javed, and Muhammad Akbar Baig

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Streptococcal pharyngitis: Delving deeper than the throat, Sadaf Sheikh, Umair Javed, and Muhammad Akbar Baig

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Red blood cell transfusion in critically-ill children and its association with outcome, Hafsa Sohail, Shah Ali Ahmed, Parveen Usman, Farah Khalid, Anwar Ul Haque, and Qalab Abbas

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Lead encephalopathy in an adult opioid abuser, Fatima Suleman, Karima Shoukat, Ainan Arshad, Nadeem Ullah Khan, and Mohammad Usman Shaikh

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Relative risk of anxiety and depression among COVID-19 survivor healthcare workers from a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan: A pilot cohort study, Farnaz Zahoor, Zahid Nazar, Sarwat Masud, and Rehana Rahim

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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Perception of the healthcare professionals towards the current trauma and emergency care system in Kabul, Afghanistan: A mixed method study, Umerdad Khudadad, Wafa Aftab, Asrar Ali, Nadeem Ullah Khan, Junaid Razzak, and Sameen Siddiqi

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Violence against health care workers in Pakistan during the COVID-19 pandemic, Russell Seth Martins, Omaima Anis Bhatti, 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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Breakout of vaping-associated lung injuries (VALI) 2019: A public health threat, Sadaf Sheikh and Muhammad Akbar Baig

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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

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Randomised controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of apnoeic oxygenation in adults using low-flow or high-flow nasal cannula with head side elevation versus usual care to prevent desaturation during endotracheal intubation in the emergency department (ApOxED): Study protocol, Shahan Waheed, Nazir Najeeb Kapadia, Muhammad Faisal Khan, Salima Mansoor Kerai, Ahmed Raheem, and Rubaba Naeem

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Vitamin D in COVID-19 pneumonia: High yield with low risk, Shahan Waheed and Emaduddin Siddiqui

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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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 Khizar 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 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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Association of plasma levels of nitric oxide oxidative metabolites with acute stroke in patients presenting to the emergency department of a low-middle income country, Shahan Waheed, Ayaz Ghouse Kalsekar, Ayeesha Kamran Kamal, Nathan S. Bryan, and Asad Mian

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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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Compliance with the sepsis resuscitation care bundles in the emergency department of a developing world tertiary care hospital – A clinical audit, Muhammad Akbar Baig, Sadaf Sheikh, Erfan Hussain, Shahan Waheed, and Asad Mian

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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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PW 2741 Identification of hospital based factors associated with 30-days clinical outcomes in pediatric patients with head injury, Asad Mian, Fareed Ahmed, Uzma R. Khan, and Junaid Razzak

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PW 0211 Impact of child-friendly activities on patient satisfaction in the pediatric emergency department of a low to middle income country, Rubaba Naeem, Salima Ahmed Bhimani, Asher Feroze, Uzma R. Khan, and Asad Mian

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The clinical respiratory score predicts paediatric critical care disposition in children with respiratory distress presenting to the emergency department, Kanwal Nayani, Rubaba Naeem, Owais Munir, Naureen Naseer, Asher Feroze, Nick Brown, and Asad Mian

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When three emergency physicians flew together, Sana Shahbaz and Asad Mian

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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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Validating a point of care lactate meter in adult patients with sepsis presenting to the emergency department of a tertiary care hospital of a low- to middle-income country, Muhammad Akbar Baig, Hira Shahzad, Erfan Hussain, and Asad Mian

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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