Umar Muhammad

Umar Muhammad
Holy Family Hospital Rawalpindi, Pakistan · Physiotherapy Department

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Spinal cord injury is a very disabling condition that significantly impairs the abilityof a person to perform his activities of daily living on his own. This not only increases burden onfamily but on the community as well. Among spinal cord injured patients, tetraplegics are mostobvious ones to suffer due to marked disability. Subject of current ca...
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Materials and Methods: This cross sectional study recruited 230 medical staff members consisting of doctors and nurses through purposive sampling technique. The inclusion criterion was having age group between 30 an 50 years, with an experience of more than 5 years in service. A self reported questionnaire was used to gather data by using " Interac...
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Abstract Objective: To determine the prevalence and associated factors for back pain in nurses. Methodology: This is a descriptive cross sectional study and 400 nurses were approached to participate through purposive sampling method but only 294 (response rate 73.5%) finally agreed to participate. The study duration was three months from February-A...
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Background & Objective: Antimicrobial drug resistance has been observed in almost all species of Enterobacteriaceae. Extended spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) producing organisms secrete β-lactamase enzyme that inhibits the action of certain β-lactam containing drugs likePenicillins,Cephalosporins and Monobactams.Aim of this study was to determine the f...
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Abstract: Introduction: Cervical radiculopathy is caused by nerve root compression, either as a result of herniation of disc, spondylotic changes or bony spur formation resulting in pain, motor weakness and numbness in upper limb and neck. It is commonly encountered during and after fifth decade of life. There are different treatment interventi...
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Abstract Introduction: Hepatitis C infection is a chronic disorder affecting millions every year. Pakistan is among the high burden countries with regard to HCV infection. This particular study was conducted to assess the prevalence of HCV in district Layyah and its correlation with Liver Function Tests. Material and Methods: Blood samples of 10...
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Abstract Introduction: Headache is one of the common problems encountered by people at some time in their lives. Classification of headache is principally based on the assessment of headache symptoms as well as clinical testing. Its treatment is difficult and complex. The objective of study was to compare the efficacy of combined mobilization w...
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Abstract Introduction: The massive earth quake of October 2005 in Azad Kashmir resulted in hundreds of spinal cord injuries. Bed sores were one of the serious complications in these patients. This study focused on the prevalence of bed sores in the spinal cord injured patients. The study also took into account the comparative role of a speciali...
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About 750 people were identified with sustained spinal cord injuries (SCI) in the October 05 earthquake. Their management was complicated by the inadequate rehabilitation services. Those returning homes did not have access to proper follow-up services. Objectives To perform a follow up of earthquake 2005 paraplegics and assess their rehabilitation...

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