Muhammad K. Perwaiz

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BACKGROUND Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are used for the treatment and prophylaxis of variety of acid peptic conditions including stress ulcers. There has been a persistent practice of their inappropriate use for stress ulcer prophylaxis. Purpose of our study was to measure the inappropriate use of Intravenous Proton Pump Inhibitors for stress ulcer(More)
Neuromyelitis optica (NMO, also known as Devic syndrome or Devic disease) is a rare clinical entity. Early recognition and prompt treatment can save patients from long-term disability, especially in themonophasic variant of disease. A 24-year-old African American female presented with high-grade fever for 1 day associated with frontal headache, photophobia,(More)
Pretracheal abscess due to endotracheal intubation has not been reported in literature. We present a case of a female patient who was admitted with acute hypercapnic respiratory failure. Patient was initially managed with noninvasive ventilation but eventually was intubated after sustaining a cardiac arrest. She could not be extubated because of poor(More)
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