Ijlal Babar

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Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) has not been reported previously in Pakistan. This is the first report where in vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium was isolated from the clinical specimens of six patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of the Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi. To identify(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of four methods of simulated single-rescuer bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in a clinically relevant swine model of prehospital pediatric asphyxial cardiac arrest. DESIGN Prospective, randomized study. SUBJECTS Thirty-nine anesthetized domestic piglets. INTERVENTIONS Asphyxial cardiac arrest was produced(More)
Well developed disaster plans are essential in today's atmosphere of natural and man-made disasters. We describe the problems faced by a community hospital on the Mississippi Gulf Coast during and in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Because of significant damage to surrounding health care facilities, this hospital was called upon to provide care to a large(More)
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