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Effect and feasibility of district level scale up of maternal, newborn and child health interventions in Pakistan: a quasi-experimental study.

Zahid Ali Memon, Shah Muhammad, Sajid Soofi, Nimra Khan, Nadia Akseer, Atif Habib, Zulfiqar Bhutta,

INTRODUCTION:Pakistan has a high burden of maternal, newborn and child morbidity and mortality. Several factors including weak scale-up of evidence-based interventions within the existing health system; lack of community awareness regarding health conditions; and poverty contribute to poor outcomes. Deaths and morbidity are largely preventable if a combination of community ... Read more >>

BMJ Open (BMJ open)
[2020, 10(7):e036293]

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Knowledge, attitude and practice of medical students towards HIV patients in their pre-clinical and post-clinical years in Karachi, Pakistan: a dual-center cross-sectional study.

Simran Batra, Zahid Ali Memon, Rohan Kumar Ochani, Sana Awan, Simran Bhimani, Yumna Siddiqui, Ashar Mohiuddin, Hamza Ahmed Farooqi,

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is currently a global threat with an estimated 38.6 million people affected with HIV worldwide. According to the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), since 2004 the total number of cases of HIV in Pakistan has risen from 2700 to 130,000. In light of ... Read more >>

Infez Med (Le infezioni in medicina)
[2020, 28(2):231-237]

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Compliance and Knowledge of Healthcare Workers Regarding Hand Hygiene and Use of Disinfectants: A Study Based in Karachi.

Jawad Ahmed, Farheen Malik, Zahid Ali Memon, Taha Bin Arif, Aiman Ali, Sundus Nasim, Junaid Ahmad, Muhammad A Khan,

Background Hand hygiene is the cardinal step in combating various healthcare-associated infections. These infections are a cause of 37,000 deaths in Europe and 100,000 deaths in the United States annually. Thus, prevention of their spread is of utmost importance today. A study conducted in a tertiary care center in Karachi ... Read more >>

Cureus (Cureus)
[2020, 12(2):e7036]

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Relationship between Night Eating Syndrome and Self-esteem: A Cross-sectional Population-based Study in Karachi, Pakistan.

Simran Batra, Rohan Kumar Ochani, Zahid Ali Memon, Asim Shaikh, Nazuk E Qureshi, Sameer Bhimani, Muhammad Khalid Abbasi, Arsala Farhan, Suha S Qureshi, Kheenpal Das,

Background The amount of literature shedding light upon eating disorders in developing countries, such as Pakistan, is scarce. This is partially because talking about such matters is considered taboo in the general population. Night Eating Syndrome's (NES) link with depression and obesity has been established; however, presently, no study has ... Read more >>

Cureus (Cureus)
[2019, 11(8):e5540]

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Recognition of Antibiotic Resistance in Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis Caused by Escherichia coli in Liver Cirrhotic Patients in Civil Hospital Karachi.

Pooja D Kirplani, Laila Tul Qadar, Rohan Kumar Ochani, Zahid Ali Memon, Syeda Anjala Tahir, Khalid Imran, Naresh Kumar Seetlani, Amanullah Abbasi, Mahaish Kumar, Piyar Ali,

Introduction Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is the most common life-threatening infection in patients with ascites due to liver cirrhosis. The infection is most commonly caused by the bacterium Escherichia coli, commonly referred to as E. coli. Over the past few years, the incidence of antimicrobial resistance against E. coli has ... Read more >>

Cureus (Cureus)
[2019, 11(7):e5284]

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Assessment of Clinicians' Satisfaction With Laboratories at a Public Sector Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan.

Syed Arsalan Ahmed Naqvi, Aimel Hameed, Yusra Tanveer, Zahid Ali A Memon, Rida Masood,

Objective The goal of this study was to assess the level of satisfaction of clinicians regarding the provision of information, accessibility, and services by clinical laboratories at a public sector hospital in Karachi, Pakistan. Methods We conducted a cross-sectional survey of 151 participants from a public sector hospital in Karachi ... Read more >>

Cureus (Cureus)
[2019, 11(7):e5106]

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Rare Case of Peritonitis due to Ileal Perforation Secondary to Richter's Type of Obturator Hernia.

Zahid Ali Memon, Maria Aisha, Laila Tul Qadar, Rohan Kumar Ochani, Sarrah Ali Asghar,

Obturator hernia is an extremely rare condition accounting for almost 0.07%-1% of all abdominal wall hernias, usually occurring in the elderly and emaciated females with a history of previous abdominal surgery. The symptoms of this particular hernia are non-specific; therefore, a high index of clinical suspicion should always be made. ... Read more >>

Cureus (Cureus)
[2019, 11(3):e4289]

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Superior mesenteric artery syndrome in an 18-year old female: Case report.

Karishma Lal, Akash Khetpal, Muhammad Saad Ali Mallick, Ansab Godil, Arsalan Majeed Adam, Zahid Ali Memon,

We report an unusual case of an 18-year old woman, who presented to Civil Hospital Karachi in May 2016 with complaints of vomiting, abdominal pain, dysphagia, altered bowel habits, loss of appetite and chronic weight loss. On examination, abdomen was found to be soft and non-tender with discomfort on breathing. ... Read more >>

J Pak Med Assoc (JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association)
[2018, 68(3):503-506]

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An observational study on the association of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and metabolic syndrome with gall stone disease requiring cholecystectomy.

Farah Ahmed, Qamaruddin Baloch, Zahid Ali Memon, Iqra Ali,

Recognition of Non alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and metabolic syndrome in patients with gallstones undergoing laparoscopic or open cholecystectomy, along with it we will also study the life style of patients with gall stones.Patients with gallstones have associated NAFLD, with concurrent metabolic syndrome and these ailments share similar factors ... Read more >>

Ann Med Surg (Lond) (Annals of Medicine and Surgery)
[2017, 17:7-13]

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Risk of Breast Cancer among Young Women and Importance of Early Screening.

Zahid Ali Memon, Noureen Kanwal, Munam Sami, Parsa Azam Larik, Mohammad Zain Farooq,

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women throughout the world. However, in comparison with Western women, it presents relatively early in women of Asian ethnicity. Early menarche, late menopause, use of OCP's, family history of benign or malignant breast disease, exposure to radiation and BMI in ... Read more >>

Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev. (Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP)
[2015, 16(17):7485-7489]

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Clinical Presentation and Frequency of Risk Factors in Patients with Breast Carcinoma in Pakistan.

Zahid Ali Memon, Qurrat-ul-Ain, Ruba Khan, Natasha Raza, Tooba Noor,

Breast cancer is known to be one of the most prevalent cancers among women in both developing and developed countries .The incidence of breast cancer in Pakistan has increased dramatically within the last few years and is the second country after Israel in Asia to have highest proportional cases of ... Read more >>

Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev. (Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP)
[2015, 16(17):7467-7472]

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Coverage and quality of antenatal care provided at primary health care facilities in the 'Punjab' province of 'Pakistan'.

Muhammad Ashraf Majrooh, Seema Hasnain, Javaid Akram, Arif Siddiqui, Zahid Ali Memon,

BACKGROUND: Antenatal care is a very important component of maternal health services. It provides the opportunity to learn about risks associated with pregnancy and guides to plan the place of deliveries thereby preventing maternal and infant morbidity and mortality. In 'Pakistan' antenatal services to rural population are being provided through ... Read more >>

PLoS ONE (PloS one)
[2014, 9(11):e113390]

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Accessibility of antenatal services at primary healthcare facilities in Punjab, Pakistan.

Muhammad Ashraf Majrooh, Seema Hasnain, Javaid Akram, Arif Siddiqui, Fatimah Shah, Zahid Ali Memon,

INTRODUCTION: Almost one-fifth of the world's population constitutes women of reproductive age who are repeatedly exposed to pregnancy and childbearing. Many are often at high risk of illness and mortality during pregnancy and require maternal healthcare services for early detection of complications. More than 0.5 million women die every year ... Read more >>

J Pak Med Assoc (JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association)
[2013, 63(4 Suppl 3):S60-6]

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Postoperative use of drain in thyroid lobectomy - a randomized clinical trial conducted at Civil Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

Zahid Ali Memon, Gulrayz Ahmed, Sarah Rafi Khan, Mahvesh Khalid, Naheed Sultan,

UNLABELLED: BACKGROUND: Thyroidectomy is a common surgical procedure, after which drains are placed routinely. This study aims to assess the benefits of placing postoperative drains, its complications and affects on postoperative stay, in thyroid lobectomy. METHODOLOGY: Randomized Clinical Trial of 60 goitre patients undergoing lobectomy was conducted at Civil ... Read more >>

Thyroid Res (Thyroid research)
[2012, 5(1):9]

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Acute appendicitis: diagnostic accuracy of Alvarado scoring system.

Zahid Ali Memon, Saboohi Irfan, Kanwal Fatima, Mir Saud Iqbal, Waqas Sami,

To evaluate the usefulness of the Alvarado scoring system in reducing the percentage of negative appendectomy in our unit.A cross-sectional study was conducted, comprising 110 patients, admitted to Surgical Unit I, Civil Hospital, Karachi, in 2011 with a preliminary diagnosis of acute appendicitis. Patients of both sexes and all age ... Read more >>

Asian J Surg (Asian journal of surgery)
[2013, 36(4):144-149]

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Reasons for patient's delay in diagnosis of breast carcinoma in Pakistan.

Zahid Ali Memon, Anum Nizamuddin Shaikh, Sundus Rizwan, Maimoona Batool Sardar,

Delay in diagnosis of breast cancer is associated with a poorer survival and a pivotal contribution to this delayed diagnosis comes from patient delay in presenting at a clinic. Reasons involved must be evaluated in order to decrease this reducible delay.i) To evaluate the reasons for patient delay in diagnosis ... Read more >>

Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev. (Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP)
[2013, 14(12):7409-7414]

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Health care preferences for children with typhoid fever in two slum communities in Karachi, Pakistan.

Zahid Ali Memon, Alfred Pach, Marina Rifkin, Oak Pil Han, Bonita Stanton, John Clemens, Zulfiqar Bhutta,

This study examined health care preferences and influences in response to initial and persistent symptoms of typhoid fever among children in two slum communities in Karachi, Pakistan. Typhoid fever in this area is endemic and has a high rate of multi-drug resistantce. The study involved a household survey of 502 ... Read more >>

Southeast Asian J. Trop. Med. Public Health (The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health)
[2008, 39(6):1110-1125]

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