Phil. Journal of Internal Medicine (Vol.59 No.2)

C O N T E N T S 


Telemedicine as the New Normal

Margarita T.Cayco, MD, FPCP


Emergency Use Authorization

Atty. Rodel V. Capule, MD, FPCP



Approach to Lower the Cardiovascular Risk of Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Evidence-based Consensus Statements of the Philippine Heart Association and Philippine Society of Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism

Jorge A. Sison, MD, Cecilia A. Jimeno, MD, Bien J. Matawaran, MD, Imelda Caole-Ang, MD, and Eddieson M. Gonzales, MD



COVID-19 Vaccine and Patients with Cancer

Frederic Ivan Ting, MD, Crizel Denise Uy, MD, Katrina Gaelic Bebero, MD, Danielle Benedict Sacdalan, MD,
Dennis Lee Sacdalan MD, Honey Sarita Abarquez, MD, Arnold John Uson, MD, Grace Nilo, MD,

and Buenaventura Ramos, Jr., MD



The Correlation of Ankle Brachial Index and the severity of Acute Ischemic Stroke in a Tertiary Hospital in Davao City, Philippines: A Cross-Sectional Study

Sime Raymond B. Fernandez, MD, and Annabelle Y. Lao-Reyes, MD, FPNA


Characteristics of Emergency Room Visits by Older Individuals in a Tertiary Government Hospital in Nueva Ecija

Marjorie A. Nolasco, MD


Prevalence and Clinical Outcomes of Patients with Diabetic Ketoacidosis/Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Syndrome and COVID-19: A Systematic Review

Shane B. Villamonte, MD,  Marilyn Katrina C. Caro, MD,  Elaine C. Cunanan, MD, MHPEd,


Use of Convalescent Plasma Therapy among Hospitalized Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Patients: A Single-Center Experience

Flordeluna Z. Mesina, MD, Claudette G. Mangahas, MD, Ellen M. Gatchalian, MD,

Mary Sheila Ariola-Ramos, MD, Rosalio P. Torres, MD

Post-operative Aspirin in preventing early renal allograft thrombosis: A Meta-Analysis

Daniel Y. Guevara, MD, Jameel Kristine L. Camenforte, MD, Maria Ana Louise M. Naidas, MD,

and Anthony Russell T.Villanueva, MD, FPCP, FPSN

Level of Depression, Anxiety, Stress, and Coping Strategies among Filipino Healthcare Workers (HCW) with Confirmed Covid-19 Infection using the Filipino-translated Depression Anxiety Stress Scale (DASS) 21 and Filipino Coping Strategies Scale in Perpetual Succour Hospital from March 2020 to September 2020: A One-Center Descriptive Study

Raymond S. Banquirigo, MD, Arnel Y. Conopio, MD, Giovanni A. Vista, MD, and Jill Henriett T. Mangubat, MD

Effectiveness of the Otago Exercise Programme in falls reduction among community-dwelling older people in Southeast Asia: a systematic review

Amal Azimah Haji Johar (BSc), Hjh Asmah Haji Husaini (PhD), and Shyh Poh Teo (FRACP).

Cross-Sectional Study on the Profiles and the Degree of Burnout among Resident Physicians in Private Tertiary Hospitals in Bacolod City: Proposed Life-Skills Program

Wendell Z. Espinosa, MD, MAHAD and Glenda Leslie T. Baker, PhDODSA, LPT, ILFA, AFP

Cross-cultural Visayan Translation and Validation of Beck’s Depression Inventory Scale Among Ambulatory Maintenance Hemodialysis at a Tertiary Training Hospital in Southern Mindanao, Philippines (BDI-VISAYAN)

Exequiel P. Dimaano, MD, Arnelia Bersales-Masendo, MD, Marius Oco, MD, Noel Pingoy, MD


Diagnostic Dilemma: A Case Report on Primary Peritoneal Carcinoma in a Patient with Suspected Ovarian Malignancy

Geraldine P. Cercado, MD, Jeremy Jones F. Robles, MD, FPCP, FPSEDM, 

Carmela Rosanne A. Remotigue, MD, FPCP


The Philippine Journal of Internal Medicine (PJIM) is a copyrighted publication of the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP). PCP is the publisher and the owner of the copyright of all the articles published in the PJIM. Anyone using the PJIM Online Journal may browse, search, retrieve and view any article, and may store or print single copies of individual articles, solely for the user's own use. If any published article is used for reference, proper citation should be made. For information about requesting permission to reuse content from PJIM, send an email to