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BACKGROUND Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) societies recommend assessment of patient satisfaction given its association with health care utilization and outcomes. Recently, the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC, Glasgow) was recommended as an appropriate tool for the CR setting. The objectives of this study were to 1) describe patient(More)
Sweet's syndrome is a primarily dermatologic disorder with many features of systemic inflammation. It is generally characterized by a neutrophilic dermatosis in the setting of fever and an elevated white blood cell count. Inflammation has been described to occur in many organ systems including the lung, bone, liver, spleen, brain and eye. Ocular(More)
First described as a distint clinical entity in 1994, IgG/IgA pemphigus is a rare type of atypical pemphigus with a variety of clinical, histological, and immunological manifestations. Only 21 cases of this disease have been reported in the literature to date. We report a case of IgG/IgA pemphigus in a 54-year old female in which the diagnosis was delayed(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the awareness about and perception of euthanasia among medical students of Karachi. METHOD The cross-sectional study was conducted from December 2011 to March 2012 among students of private-sector and one public-sector medical college in Karachi. Data was analysed using SPSS version 17, and associations were worked out using chi-square(More)
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