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Prevalence of QTc interval prolongation and its associated risk factors among psychiatric patients: a prospective observational study.

Zahid Ali, Mohammad Ismail, Zahid Nazar, Fahadullah Khan, Qasim Khan, Sidra Noor,

BACKGROUND:QT interval prolongation is a growing concern worldwide, posing psychiatric patients to life-threatening fatal arrhythmias i.e., torsade de pointes. This study aimed to identify the prevalence of QT interval prolongation, its associated risk factors and prescribing patterns of QT prolonging drugs among psychiatric patients. METHOD:A prospective observational study was conducted ... Read more >>

BMC Psychiatry (BMC psychiatry)
[2020, 20(1):277]

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Assessment of attitudes of patients with psychiatric disorders regarding electroconvulsive therapy as a treatment option.

Ghaazaan Khan, Zahid Nazar, Mian Mukhtiar Ul Haq, Mian Iftikhar Hussain,

Objective:To assess the attitudes of psychiatric patients towards electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) as a treatment modality. Methods:This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted from 1st January, 2017 to 15th April, 2018 in Department of Psychiatry, MTI, Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar. It comprised of total 154 patients, having previous experience with electroconvulsive therapy ... Read more >>

Pak J Med Sci (Pakistan journal of medical sciences)
[2020, 36(3):565-568]

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Pattern of peer review proforma of medical journals of Pakistan.

Faaiz Ali Shah, Mian Amjad Ali, Zahid Nazar, Haroon Ur Rasheed,

Objective:To analyze the contents and format of peer review proforma of Medical journals of Pakistan. Methods:This descriptive study was conducted in the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology Lady reading Hospital Peshawar Pakistan from 3rd August 2018 to 9th February 2019.An email was sent to the chief editors of all the ... Read more >>

Pak J Med Sci (Pakistan journal of medical sciences)
[2019, 35(4):1013-1017]

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Schizophrenia medication adherence in a resource-poor setting: randomised controlled trial of supervised treatment in out-patients for schizophrenia (STOPS).

Saeed Farooq, Zahid Nazar, Muhammad Irfan, Javed Akhter, Ejaz Gul, Uma Irfan, Farooq Naeem,

Most people with schizophrenia in low- and middle-income (LAMI) countries receive minimal formal care, and there are high rates of non-adherence to medication.To evaluate the effectiveness of an intervention that involves a family member in supervising medication administration - supervised treatment in out-patients for schizophrenia (STOPS) - in improving treatment ... Read more >>

Br J Psychiatry (The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science)
[2011, 199(6):467-472]

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Effect of fasting during Ramadan on serum lithium level and mental state in bipolar affective disorder.

Saeed Farooq, Zahid Nazar, Javaid Akhtar, Muhammad Irfan, Fazal Subhan, Zia Ahmed, Ejaz Hassan Khan, Farooq Naeem,

The Muslims fast every year during the month of Ramadan. A fasting day can last 12-17 h. The effects of fasting on serum lithium levels and the mood changes in patients suffering from bipolar affective disorder during Ramadan are not well studied. We aimed to compare the serum lithium levels, side ... Read more >>

Int Clin Psychopharmacol (International clinical psychopharmacology)
[2010, 25(6):323-327]

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Frequency of anxiety and psychosocial stressful events in patients with acute myocardial infraction.

Mohammad Asghar Khan, Mehwish Karamat, Mohammad Hafizullah, Zahid Nazar, Muhammad Fahim, Adnan Mehmood Gul,

BACKGROUND: The impact of psychological factors in acute coronary events is only now emerging. A growing body of evidence attests to the influence of emotional and stress-related psychosocial factors in the aetiology of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and morbidity and mortality among individuals with coronary heart disease. The objectives were ... Read more >>

J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad (Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC)
[2010, 22(2):32-35]

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