Naveed Akhter Malik

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In most countries, there are no specified protocols or guidelines for admitting dermatology patients and admission criteria depend on assessment and sometimes the whim of the dermatologist. Although the severity and extent of the disease are the commonest reasons for hospitalizing dermatology patients, sometimes other factors also operate to provide comfort(More)
BACKGROUND patients with dementia are almost invariably unable to use any form of inhaler. Some elderly patients are unable to learn to use a metered dose inhaler or Turbohaler despite a normal abbreviated mental test score. Studies have shown that in many people this is due to unrecognised cognitive impairment and/or dyspraxia. The executive domains of(More)
INTRODUCTION Fall prevention measures in hospital are often considered to be restraint and unsuitable for clinical practice. The aim of the study was to explore attitudes to restraint and what are acceptable fall prevention measures in hospital. METHODS A structured questionnaire was completed by 200 subjects (100 patients/relatives and 100 care(More)
A double-blind comparison of fluphenazine decanoate and flupenthixol decanoate in 40 consecutive admissions showed no difference in anti-psychotic effect or extrapyramidal side effects after 56 days. However, the trial identified a different effect of the drugs on mood. Flupenthixol decanoate had an elating effect that was most marked during the week(More)
We report a case of harlequin fetus born to the consanguineous parents. She had the typical skin manifestations of thick armour like scales with fissures, complete ectropion and eclabium, atrophic and crumpled ears and swollen extremities with gangrenous digits. Supportive treatment was given but the neonate died on the 4th day.
Cognitive radio is an emerging technology in wireless communication for efficient utilization of the underutilized spectrum and alleviates the spectrum scarcity. Smart antennas efficiently utilize the spectrum in cognitive radio networks. In this paper, the cognitive system consists of the secondary user, which is equipped with the multiple antennas in the(More)
In this study we will study the effects of Carrier Frequency Offset (CFO) upon Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) for an OFDM system. We will also present performance analysis of two CFO estimation schemes: time domain Cyclic Prefix (CP) based estimation scheme and frequency domain based Moose scheme, Simulation results show that frequency domain based scheme can(More)
Every acute physician has come across elderly patients presenting with muscle weakness and falls. Distinction between normal age related muscle wasting and pathological muscle atrophy can be difficult. It is important for acute physicians to be aware of the differential diagnosis of such a presentation. Inclusion body myositis(IBM) is the most common type(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the relative sensitivity of direct microscopy, fungal culture and nail plate biopsy in the diagnosis of onychomycosis. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY The Skin Department, Military Hospital, Rawalpindi from February 1998 to February 1999. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 50 patients who were suffering from(More)
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