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Submissions from 2020

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To be or not to be an obstetrician / gynaecologist, Iffat Ahmed and Abid Ashar

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Relationship between cervical dilatation at which women present in labor and subsequent rate of caesarian section, Naureen Anjum, Zaibunissa Memon, Sana Sheikh, and Uroo Naz

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Relationship between level of empathy during residency training and perception of professionalism climate, Aliya Aziz and Syeda Kauser Ali

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Risk factors for postpartum sepsis: A nested case-control study, Samina Bakhtawar, Sana Sheikh, Rahat Qureshi, Zahra Hoodbhoy, Beth Payne, Iqbal Azam Syed, Peter Von Dadelszen, and Laura Magee

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International gestational age-specific centiles for umbilical artery doppler indices: A longitudinal prospective cohort study of the INTERGROWTH-21st project, Lior Drukker, Eleonora Staines-Urias, José Villar, Fernando C. Barros, Maria Carvalho, Shama Munim, Rose McGready, Francois Nosten, James A. Berkley, Shane A. Norris, Ricardo Uauy, Stephen H. Kennedy, and Aris T. Papageorghiou

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Achieving accurate estimates of fetal gestational age and personalised predictions of fetal growth based on data from an international prospective cohort study: A population-based machine learning study, Russell Fung, Jose Villar, Ali Dashti, Leila Cheikh Ismail, Eleonora Staines-Uria, Eric O. Ohuma, Maria Carvalho, Shama Munim, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, and International Fetal and Newborn Growth Consortium for the 21st Century (INTERGROWTH-21st)

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A case series on uterine arteriovenous malformations: A Life-threatening emergency in young women, Rabia Hammad, Sidrah Nausheen, and Mumtaz Malik

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Prevalence of pelvic organ prolapse in women, associated factors and impact on quality of life in rural Pakistan: Population-based study, Abdul Hakeem Jokhio, Raheela Mohsin Rizvi, and Christine MacArthur

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Prenatal diagnosis of rare genetic conditions at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Kouser Karim, Dhanwanti Dileep, and Shama Munim

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A different strategy for management of a case of adenoid cystic carcinoma of bartholin gland, Rozilla Sadia Khan and Huda Saleem Abbasi

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Seeing the fetus from a DOHaD perspective: Discussion paper from the advanced imaging techniques of DOHaD applications workshop held at the 2019 DOHaD world congress, Janna L. Morrison, Oyekoya T. Ayonrinde, Alison S. Care, Geoffrey D. Clarke, Jack R V. Darby, Anna L. David, Justin M. Dean, Stuart B. Hooper, Marcus J. Kitchen, and Nuruddin Badruddin Mohammed

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Changing prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus during pregnancy over more than a decade, Aisha Sheikh and Lumaan Sheikh

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Adolescent food insecurity in rural Sindh, Pakistan: A cross-sectional survey, Sana Sheikh, Romaina Iqbal, Rahat Qureshi, Iqbal Azam Syed, and Rubina Barolia

Submissions from 2019

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Typhoid conjugate vaccines: a new tool in the fight against antimicrobial resistance, Jason R. Andrews MD, Stephen Baker, Florian Marks, Marcella Alsan, Denise Garrett, Bruce G. Gellin, Samir K. Saha, Farah Naz Farid, and Mohammad Tahir Yousafzai

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Antibiotic prophylaxis in the surgical management of miscarriage in low-income countries: A cost-effectiveness analysis of the AIMS trial, Ilias Goranitis, David M. Lissauer, Arri Coomarasamy, Amie Wilson, Jane Daniels, Lee Middleton, Jonathan Bishop, Catherine A. Hewitt, Andrew D. Week, Chisale Mhango, Ronald Mataya, and Iffat Ahmed

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Examining clinical indications for cesarean section in a university hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, Zehra Kanji, Shannon D. Simonovich, Nida Najmi, and Jessica Bishop-Royse

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Maternal characteristics and outcomes affected by hypothyroidism during pregnancy (Maternal hypothyroidism on pregnancy outcomes, MHPO-1), Zareen Kiran, Aisha Sheikh, Sarwar Malik, Areeba Meraj, Maha Masood, Safana Ismail, Owais Rashid, Quratulain Shaikh, Numan Majeed, Lumaan Sheikh, and Najmul Islam

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A randomized trial of prophylactic antibiotics for miscarriage surgery., David Lissauer, Amie Wilson, Catherine A. Hewit, Lee Middleton, Jonathan R.B Bishop, Jane Daniels, Abi Merriel, Andrew Weeks, Caroline Mwalwanda, and Agnes Mboma

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Pakistan developmental origins of health and disease (DOHaD) society: Addressing the 'DO' component of DOHaD, Nuruddin Badruddin Mohammed, Rozina Nuruddin, and Akbar Shoukat Ali

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Engagement of school leadership in teachers’ continuous professional development: A case study, Shirin Nooruddin and Shelina Bhamani

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Time to adopt developmental origins of health and disease (DOHaD) science in Pakistan, Rozina Nuruddin, Akbar Shoukat Ali, and Nuruddin Badruddin Mohammed

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Assessing the adherence of obstetricians towards postpartum diabetes screening guidelines: A pre- and post-intervention study at secondary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, Sadiqa Munir Razzaqui, Neelofur Babar, Zaib un Nisa Memon, and Sarah Rafiq

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Effects of preventive nutrition interventions among adolescents on health and nutritional status in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Rehana Salam, Jai K. Das, Wardah Ahmed, Omar Irfan, Sana Sadiq Sheikh, and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

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Self-reported maternal morbidity: Results from the community level interventions for pre-eclampsia (CLIP) baseline survey in Sindh, Pakistan, Sana Sheikh, Rahat Qureshi, Farrukh Raza, Javed Memon, Imran Ahmed, Marianne Vidler, Beth A. Payne, Tang Lee, Diane Sawchuck, and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

Submissions from 2018

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Caesarean section rate amongst obstetricians at a tertiary-care hospital of Karachi, Iffat Ahmed, Dureshahwar Kanwar, Munazza Akhtar, and Azra Amerjee

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Hybrid simulation training: An effective teaching and learning modality for intrauterine contraceptive device insertion, Azra Amerjee, Munazza Akhtar, Iffat Ahmed, and Sheikh Irfan

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Integration of postpartum care into child health and immunization services in Burkina Faso: Findings from a cross-sectional study, Danielle Yugbaré Belemsaga, Anne Goujon, Aristide Bado, Seni Kouanda, Els Duysburgh, Marleen Temmerman, and Olivier Degomme

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Problems faced by practitioners pertinent to early childhood education program evaluation: A qualitative perspective, Shelina Bhamani and Nasreen Hussain

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The feasibility of task-sharing the identification, emergency treatment, and referral for women with pre-eclampsia by community health workers in India, Umesh Charanthimath, Marianne Vidler, Geetanjali Katageri, Umesh Ramadurg, Chandrashekhar Karadiguddi, Avinash Kavi, Anjali Joshi, Geetanjali Mungarwadi, Rahat Qureshi, and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

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Genital tuberculosis in a post-menopausal caucasian woman: A case report, Uzma Chishti, Samar Elorbany, Munazza Akhtar, Jonathan Williams, Susan Heenan, and Desmond P. J. Barton

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A rare case: Rupture of internal pudendal and uterine artery in a vaginal delivery, Novera G. Chughtai and Raheela Mohsin Rizvi

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A rare case: rupture of internal pudendal and uterine artery in a vaginal delivery, Novera G. Chughtai and Raheela Mohsin Rizvi

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Factors associated with low birthweight in term pregnancies: a matched case–control study from rural Pakistan, Atif Habib, Camille R. Greenow, Shabina Arif, Sajid Bashir Soofi, Abid Hussain, Qamar Junejo, A Hussain, Fariha Shaheen, and Kirsten I. Black

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Impact of pre-eclampsia on the cardiovascular health of the offspring: a cohort study protocol, Zahra Hoodbhoy, Babar Hasan, Nuruddin Badruddin Mohammed, and Devyani Chowdhury

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Uterine arteriovenous malformations after suction evacuation of missed miscarriage, Arshia Javed, Reeta Chander, and Zahra Hoodbhoy

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Uterine arteriovenous malformations after suction evacuation of missed Miscarriage, Arshia Javed, Reeta Chander, and Zahra Hoodbhoy

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Comparison of neonatal outcomes between category-1 and non-category-1 primary emergency cesarean section: A retrospective record review in a tertiary care hospital, Dureshahwar Kanwar, Iffat Ahmed, Azra Amerjee, and Zahra Hoodbhoy

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Availability and use of magnesium sulphate at health care facilities in two selected districts of North Karnataka, India, Geetanjali Katageri, Umesh Charantimath, Anjali Joshi, Marianne Vidler, Umesh Ramadurg, Sumedha Sharma, Sheshidhar Bannale, Beth A. Payne, Sangamesh Rakaraddi, and Rahat Qureshi

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Prophylactic antibiotics to reduce pelvic infection in women having miscarriage surgery – The AIMS (Antibiotics in Miscarriage Surgery) trial: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial, David Lissauer, Amie Wilson, Jane Daniels, Lee Middleton, Jon Bishop, Catherine Hewitt, Abi Merriel, Rahat Qureshi, Iffat Ahmed, and Humera Ismail

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Amniotic fluid embolism, Nadia Nawaz and Ahmed Raheem Buksh

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The INTERGROWTH-21st fetal growth standards: toward the global integration of pregnancy and pediatric care, Aris T. Papageorghiou, Stephen H. Kennedy, Laurent J. Salomon, Douglas G. Altman, Eric O. Ohuma, William Stones, Michael G. Gravett, Fernando C. Barros, Cesar Victora, and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

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Images in endoscopy: Laparoscopic excision of bilateral functioning noncommunicating and rudimentary uterine horns in a patient with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome and pelvic endometriosis, Rafique B. Parkar and Wilfred J. Kamau

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Effects of bladder training and pelvic floor muscle training in female patients with overactive bladder syndrome: a randomized controlled trial, Rizvi R.M, Novera G. Chughtai, and Kapadia N

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Successful use of balloon tamponade in the management of postpartum hemorrhage in a case of bicornuate uterus, Erum Saleem and Ayesha Basharat

Submissions from 2017

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The role of mucin-educated platelet activation in tumor invasiveness: An unfolding concern in the realm of cancer biology, Akbar Shoukat Ali and Arzoo Ajaz

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Educating before birth via talking to the baby in the womb: Prenatal innovations, Shelina Bhamani

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Globalization and early childhood education: Urban families perceptions, Shelina Bhamani

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Constructing a reference framework for ecep evaluation: A constructive grounded theory, Shelina Bhamani and Nasreen Husain

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"The co-authors of pregnancy": leveraging men's sense of responsibility and other factors for male involvement in antenatal services in Kinshasa, DRC, Michelle M. Gill, John Ditekemena, Aimé Loando, Vicky Ilunga, Marleen Temmerman, and Franck Fwamba

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Foeto-maternal outcome in instrumental vaginal delivery attending a secondary hospital in Hyderabad (Aga Khan Maternal and Child Care Centre), Nigar Jabeen, Raheela Baloch, Pushpa Malhi, Sana Zahiruddin, and Kiran Mawani

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Compliance of surgical hand washing before surgery: Role of remote video surveillance, Ambreen Khan and Sidrah Nausheen

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Case of xanthogranulomatous oophoritis, Bushra Khan, Aliya Aziz, and Rashida Ahmed

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Twin chorionicity and prospective stillbirth risk: experience at a tertiary care hospital, Shazia Masheer, Zaheena Islam, Dhanwanti Dileep, and Shama Munim

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Comparison of foeto-maternal outcome in pregnant women with hepatitis E - A review of 12 years., Tahira Naru, Farheen Yousuf, Ayesha Malik, Sumaira Naz, and Humera Ismail

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Graft and mesh use in vaginal surgery, Raheela Mohsin Rizvi and Novera G. Chughtai

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Transverse vaginal septum : Report of two patients with MRI findings., Shaista Afzal Saeed, Imrana Masroor, Saira Naz, and Shazia Bhurgri

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Increased nuchal translucency and adverse pregnancy outcomes, Shafia Shakoor, Dhanwanti Dileep, Summera Tirmizi, Sadia Rashid, Yasmin Amin, and Shama Munim

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Implementation of warning tool to improve maternal newborn health outcomes in a developing country, Sana Sheikh, Rahat Qureshi, Sidrah Nausheen, and Rozina Sikandar Sultanali

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Maternal and fetal outcome in renal transplant recipients, Wajeeha Syed and Lumaan Sheikh

Submissions from 2016

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Factors affecting mode of delivery in a nullipara at term with singleton pregnancy and vertex presentation (NTSV), Iffat Ahmed, Uzma Chishti, Munazza Akhtar, and Humaira Ismail

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True knot of umbilical cord: Case report and review of literat, Momna Khan, Sana Zahiruddin, and Maria Iftikhar

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Comparison of risk factors and survival of type 1 and type II endometrial cancers, Tahira Y. Malik, Uzma Chishti, Aliya Aziz, and Irfan Sheikh

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Obstetric patients in intensive care unit: Perspective from a teaching hospital in Pakistan, Rahat Qureshi, Sheikh Irfan Ahmed, Amir Raza, Ayesha Khurshid, and Uzma Chishti

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Referral pattern of emergencies in obstetrics: implications for defining scope of services and policy, Rahat Najam Qureshi, Rozina Sikandar Sultanali, Zahra Hoodbhoy, Raffat Bano, and Nigar Jabeen

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Effect of body mass index on outcome of labour induction, Farheen Yousuf, Tahira Naru, and Sana Sheikh

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Fallopian tube cyst: a rare complication of tubal sterilization, Sana Zahiruddin, Momna Khan, and Maria Iftikhar

Submissions from 2015

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Is Risk Malignancy index a useful tool for predicting malignant ovarian masses in developing countries?, Aliya Aziz and Nida Najmi

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Financing early childhood education: An investment into the future, Shelina Bhamani

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Selective lymphadenectomy in endometrial cancer: Retrospective analysis of morbidity and survival data at a tertiary care centre, Uzma Chishti, Aliya Aziz, Munazza Akhtar, and Sana Sheikh

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Comparing neonatal respiratory morbidity in neonates delivered at term by elective Caesarean section with and without dexamethasone: retrospective cohort study, Anita Dileep, Neelofur Babar Khan, and Sana Sadiq Sheikh

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Anticipated and unanticipated complications of severe dengue in a primigravida, Madiha Hashmi, Ghulam Zainab, and Farah Khan

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Prognostic value of obstetric Doppler ultrasound in fetuses with fetal growth restriction: an observational study in a tertiary care hospital, Zaheena Shamsul Isalm, Dhanwanti Dileep, and Shama Munim

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Impact of self regulation skills on students academic grades, Abeer Kathawala and Shelina Bhamani

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Perinatal outcome of twin pregnancies according to chorionicity: an observational study from tertiary care hospital, Shazia Masheer, Humaira Maheen, and Shama Munim

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Assessing the incremental value of blood oxygen saturation (SpO(2)) in the miniPIERS (Pre-eclampsia integrated estimate of risk) risk prediction model, Beth A. Payne, Jennifer A. Hutcheon, Dustin Dunsmuir, Garth Cloete, Guy Dumont, David Hall, Joanne Lim, Laura A. Magee, Rozina Sikandar Sultanali, Rahat Qureshi, Erika van Papendorp, J. Mark Ansermino, and Peter von Dadelszen

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Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) supplementation during pregnancy or labour for maternal and neonatal outcomes, Rehana Salam, Nadeem F. Zuberi, and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

Submissions from 2014

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Perinatal women's perceptions about midwifery led model of care in secondary care hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan, Shahnaz Anwar, Rafat Jan, Rahat Najam Qureshi, and Salma Rattani

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Gender differences in self-esteem in young adolescents of Karachi, Shelina Bhamani, Sabeen Jamil, and Falak Zehra Mohsin

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Prevalence of obstetric fistula: A population-based study in rural Pakistan, A H. Jokhio, R M. Rizvi, J Rizvi, and C MacArthur

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A risk prediction model for the assessment and triage of women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in low-resourced settings: the miniPIERS (Pre-eclampsia Integrated Estimate of RiSk) multi-country prospective cohort study, Beth A. Payne, Jennifer A. Hutcheon, J. Mark Ansermino, David R. Hall, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Shereen Z. Bhutta, Christine Biryabarema, William A. Grobman, Henk Groen, Farizah Haniff, Jing Li, Laura A. Magee, Mario Merialdi, Annettee Nakimuli, Ziguang Qu, Rozina Sikandar Sultanali, Nelson Sass, Diane Sawchuck, D. Wilhelm Steyn, Mariana Widmer, Jian Zhou, and Peter von Dadelszen

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Predictors of vaccination card retention in children 12-59 months old in Karachi, Pakistan, Sana Sadiq Sheikh and Syed Asad Ali

Submissions from 2013

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Meckel Gruber Syndrome: Second trimester diagnosis of a case in a non-consanguineous marriage, Areej Alam, Mehreen Adhi, Raffat Bano, Aisha Zubair, and Ammara Mushtaq

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Gastroschisis, Raffat Bano, Akhtar Amin Memon, and Ammara Mushtaq

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Incidence and outcome of small for gestational age fetuses: An experience from a secondary care hospital, Riffat Bano, Nousheen Asim, Ammara Mushtaq, Mehreen Adhi, and Noureen Afzal

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Video or paper for delivery of problem-based learning cases?, Najia K. Ghanchi, Shagufta Khan, Asad Afridi, Sara Sajid, Shaista Afzal, Iffat Ahmed, Rashida Ahmed, and Kulsoom Ghias

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Urinary incontinence in women in rural Pakistan: Prevalence, severity, associated factors and impact on life, A H. Jokhio, R M. Rizvi, J Rizvi, and C MacArthur

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Wilson’s disease in pregnancy: case series and review of literature, Ayesha Malik, Ali Khawaja, and Lumaan Sheikh

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Frequent hypomethylation of PTGS2 gene promoter in human term placenta, Nuruddin Mohammad, Ahmed Yaqinuddin, Fatima Kakal, Lumaan Sheikh, Rahat Qureshi, and Mehreen Soman

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Fetal outcome of cases with diaphragmatic hernia, Shama Munim, Humaira Maheen, Ghulam Zainab, and Sabahat Fatima

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Maternal genital tract colonisation by Group-B Streptococcus: A hospital based study, Nida Najmi, Rozina Sikandar, Nadeem F. Zuberi, and Imtiaz Jehan

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Rational use of antibiotics--a quality improvement initiative in hospital setting, Sidrah Nausheen, Rabia Hammad, and Ambreen Khan

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Validation of verbal autopsy tool for ascertaining the causes of stillbirth, Sidrah Nausheen, Sajid B. Soofi, Kamran Sadiq, Atif Habib, Ali Turab, Zamir Suhag, Zaid Bhatti, Imran Ahmed, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Zahid Memon, Rajiv Bahl, M. Imran Khan, and Shireen Bhutta

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Long term effectiveness of cognitive behavior therapy for treatment of postpartum depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Tahira Perveen, Sajid Mahmood, Ibrahim Gosadi, Jaishri Mehraj, and Sana Sadiq Sheikh

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Assessment of experimental animal model for training obstetric anal sphincter injury techniques, Raheela Mohsin Rizvi

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A review of comparison of complications of vaginal hysterectomy with and without concomitant surgery for SUI: A 5 years’ experience at a tertiary care hospital of Pakistan, Raheela Mohsin Rizvi, Munnazza Akhtar, and Nadeem F. Zuberi

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Silent uterine rupture of scarred uterus--an unusual presentation as amniocele, Aisha Syed Wali and Tahira Naru

Submissions from 2012

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Each day outdoor play!Exchange-early childhood leaders, Shelina Bhamani

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Parwarish markaz: Integrated services for the optimal development of children ages 0-3, Shelina Bhamani

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Urban fathers’ involvement in early childhood development: A case study from Pakistan, Shelina Bhamani

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Conduct problems in children attending pre-primary schools in rural areas of Pakistan, Shelina Bhamani and Nadia Ayub