Phil. Journal of Internal Medicine (Vol.60 No.2)

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Legal aspects of clinic appointments



Executive Summary of the 2020 Clinical Practice Guidelines for Sepsis and Septic Shock in Adults in the Philippines

 - Joseph Adrian L. Buensalido, Anna Flor Gaboy Malundo, Jaime Alfonso M. Aherrera, Jose Donato A. Magno, Marie Kirk Patrich A. Maramara, Felix Eduardo R. Punzalan, Maria Teresa F. Sanchez-Tolosa, Gerardo M. Briones, Jr.,Aaron Mark R. Hernandez, Anthony F. Pantaleon,Joanne B. Robles, Faith Joan M. Gaerlan, Christopher G. Manalo, Paulette D. Nacpil-Dominguez, Hannah C. Urbanozo-Corpuz,Joyce B. Bernardino, Rona Marie A. Lawenko, Elvie Victonette B. Razon-Gonzalez,Teresita E. Dumagay, Josephine Anne C. Lucero,Anne Kristine H. Quero, Maria Clariza M. Santos, Cybele Lara R. Abad, Karl Evans R. Henson, Honey Jane B. Limos, Monica Pia R. Montecillo, Leonell Albert L. Quitos, Sebar S. Sala, Maria Sonia S. Salamat, Joanne Carmela M. Sandejas, Krishja T. Dela Torre, Bryan Paul G. Ramirez, Isabelle Dominique V. Tomacruz, Anthony Russell T. Villanueva, Albert B. Albay, Jr., Gene Phillip Louie C. Ambrocio, Blake Warren C. Ang, Jamie R. Chua, Anjuli Mae P. Jaen, Jonray R. Magallanes, Irene Rosellen P. Tan, Mithi Kalayaan S. Zamora, Marissa M. Alejandria, Mari Rose A. De los Reyes

Philippine Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis, Staging and Management of Lung Carcinoma 2021

Michelle Angela Tan-Reyes, MD,1 Marcelino Imasa, MD, Bernadette Marie Dy-Olaer, RN, MD, MCM (MO), and Arabelle Coleen Ofina, MD


Effect of Smoking on the Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate of Chronic Kidney Disease Patient Prior to Dialysis Initiation

- Chernobyll M. Larang, MD, and Ken P. Manongas, MD

Validation of the Filipino Version of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) in Perpetual Help Medical Center – Biñan and University of Perpetual Help Biñan

- Kris Anne N. Bernabe, MD, Rosalina B. Espiritu-Picar, MD

Factors Affecting the Outcome of Adult Patients with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Non- Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia: A Retrospective, Cross-sectional Cohort Study

Maricon V. Yap, MD, Froilan Jacinto R. Obillo MD, and Ken P. Manongas MD

A Population-based Cross-sectional Study of the Status of Diabetes Care in the Philippines (PhilDiabCare 2020)

Ernesto L. Ang, MD, MS, Araceli A. Panelo, MD, MS, Leorino M. Sobrepeña MD, MS, Rima T. Tan, MD, MS, Richard Elwyn Fernando MD, MS, 

Marcelo A. Lim MD, MS, Jose Ronilo G. Juangco, MD, MPH


Viral Myopericarditis and Viral Encephalitis as manifestations of COVID-19 infection: A Case Report

Mariean Rocielle D. Gnilo, MD, Florence Amorado-Santos, MD, and Kenedy Cruzat, MD

Lithium as Pre-radioablative Treatment of Graves’ Disease Complicated by Thyroid Storm and Methimazole-induced Agranulocytosis: A Case Report

Valerie R. Ramiro, MD, Jose Paolo P. Panuda, MD, Cecileen Anne M. Tuazon, MD, Roland Reuben B. Angeles, MD, and Iris Thiele Isip-Tan, MD

A 44-year-old Male Filipino with Spontaneous Acute Subdural Hematoma and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Caused by a Dural Arteriovenous Fistula of the Occipital Lobe: A Case Report

Giovanni A. Vista, MD, and Noel J. Belonguel, MD


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