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SETTING The Aga Khan University Hospital, in Karachi, Pakistan, is a 650-bed university teaching hospital. OBJECTIVES There is little data from Pakistan on the awareness and application of the World Health Organization (WHO)'s tuberculosis treatment guidelines among physicians. This study evaluates physician compliance with these guidelines. DESIGN A(More)
BACKGROUND Ipe is a resistant hardwood that contains naphtoquinones. It is easily found and frequently used in South and Central America. Naphtoquinones are skin sensitizers. OBJECTIVE To describe a case of occupational asthma related to Ipe wood dust. METHODS The patient was submitted to a clinical evaluation consisting of a respiratory symptom(More)
OBJECTIVES Engaging in some exercise is associated with weight misperception (ie, overweight and obese participants self-reporting being normal weight or underweight) among adults. Less is known about associations between various types of activity with weight misperception. We examined associations between activity (moderate-vigorous leisure-time, work- and(More)
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