Nusrat Nisar

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OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency and severity of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) in medical college students, evaluate the impact of the condition on the quality of life and find out the associated risk factors. STUDY DESIGN An observational study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan, from August to December(More)
OBJECTIVES To asses the menopause related symptoms and to determine the impact of these symptoms on the quality of life of menopausal women. METHODS It was a cross sectional hospital based survey conducted at the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Isra University Hyderabad Sindh Pakistan from November 2007 to August 2008. Two hundred two women of age(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the level of awareness about Human Immune-deficiency Virus Infection and Auto Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) among women attending obstetrics and gynaecology clinic. METHODS A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in the obstetric and gynaecology clinic at Isra University Hospital Hyderabad Pakistan from April to(More)
BACKGROUND Emergency Peripartum Hysterectomy (EPH), although rare in modern obstetrics, remains a life saving procedure in cases of severe haemorrhage. The aim of present study was to review the frequency, indication, associated risk factors, maternal morbidity and mortality associated with emergency peripartum hysterectomy in a private sector teaching(More)
OBJECTIVES To asses the Maternal Mortality Ratio and the causes of maternal death over a period of three years in one of the rural district of Sindh Province, Pakistan. METHODS A retrospective analysis of maternal mortality was carried out for a period of 3 years from 2006 to2008 by reviewing the maternal mortality record and statistics of National(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe the socio-demographic characteristics and utilization pattern of antenatal care of reproductive age group women (15-49 years) in an urban squatter settlement of Karachi and to assess and compare the knowledge on antenatal care between women who received and those who did not receive antenatal care. METHODS A community-based cross(More)
BACKGROUND Age at menopause and symptoms vary among populations and societies. Scarce data is available about menopausal age, symptoms and socio-demographic and reproductive factors from rural women of Sindh, Pakistan. The present study was conducted to find out the self reported age at natural menopause, prevalence of menopausal symptoms, and to identify(More)
BACKGROUND Every year more than half million mother die due to pregnancy related preventable causes like haemorrhage, hypertensive disorders, sepsis, and obstructed labour and unsafe abortion. Among these deaths 99% occur in developing countries. The study was conducted to assess the maternal death rate and to analyse its trends over a period of 20 years in(More)
OBJECTIVE: To find out the Tetanus Toxoid (TT) vaccination coverage in the pregnant women and to assess the factors likely to be associated with TT vaccination coverage in women of reproductive age. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: A cross sectional survey was conducted in the Obstetrics and Gynecology out Patient Department (OPD) of Isra University for the period of(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine prevalence and severity of menopausal symptoms and to investigate any correlation of sociodemographic and reproductive characteristics with menopausal symptoms in rural women. METHODS The cross-sectional study was conducted in 2007-08 in rural Sindh, Pakistan, and comprised women of age 40-70 years who were selected through(More)