Phil. Journal of Internal Medicine (Vol.58 No.4)


Addressing a “Monu-Mental” Problem

Joven Q. Tanchuco, MD, MHA, FPCP1,2

Legal Prescription

Compulsory Vaccination: Can I dodge the shots?

Atty. Rodel V. Capule, MD, FPCP1

Consensus Statement

Philippine Consensus Statement on the Use of Ketogenic Diet and Intermittent Fasting Diet on Adults for Weight Reduction

Elmer Jasper B. Llanes, MD,1 Eddieson M. Gonzales, MD,2 Don Robspierre Reyes, MD,3 Maria Julia G. Gubat, MSc Nutr Health, RND,4 Ma. Eloisa Estipona-Villaraza, MS Clin Nutr, RND,5 Princess Jereme T. Bautista, RND,6 Lourdes Ella G. Santos, MD,7 Nanette Rey, MD,8 Olive Q. De Guzman-Quizon, MD, MPH,9 Jim Saret, MSAT, C APT, PES,10 Toni Saret, CPT, PES,10  Nemencio A. Nicodemus, Jr., MD,11 Bien J. Matawaran, MD,12 Cecilia A. Jimeno, MD13

Original Article

Validation of the Novel Basal Metabolic Rate Prediction Equation Among Adult Overweight and Obese Filipino Patients

Maria Regina C. Santos, MD,1 Oliver Allan C. Dampil, MD,1 Donnabelle Faye Navarrete, RND,2 Karna Igasan, MD,2 Rina R. Reyes, MD,2 Sachi Yumul, MD1

Profile of the Adult Filipino with High Blood Sugar in the 8th National Nutrition Survey: Validation of the Philippine Guidelines for Screening

Cecilia A. Jimeno, MD1,2


Clinical Profile and Major Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients who Underwent Coronary Revascularization for Left Main Coronary Artery Disease and Left Main Equivalent Coronary Artery Disease in a Tertiary Hospital

Jezreel L. Taquiso, MD,1 Jaime Alfonso M. Aherrera, MD,1 Enrique M. Chua III, MD,2 Richard Henry P. Tiongco II, MD1

Physician Empathy in Public and Private Internal Medicine Residency Training Programs in Pasig City

Melody Hope L. Lee Yu,1 Rafael Carlos C. Aniceto,1 Dave Ryan A. Dela Cruz,1 Mary Stephanie M. Dofitas,1 Kenneth Brian M. Fernando,1 Joseph Anthony Lachica, MD1


Vasopressor Discontinuation Order in the Recovery Phase of Septic Shock: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Mithi Kalayaan Zamora, MD,1 Daniel Guevarra, MD,2 Carla Emille Barbon, MD,1 Roland Reuben Angeles, MD,1 Albert Albay, MD,2


Oral versus Intravenous Antibiotic treatment for Osteomyelitis in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Ramon B. Larrazabal, Jr., MD,1 Harold Henrison C. Chiu, MD,2 Marlon S. Arcegono, MD,3 Cybele Lara R. Abad, MD3

Case Report

An Unusual Cause of Fever, Rash, and Joint Pain: A Case Report of Adult Onset Still’s Disease

Redentor R. Durano, II, MD1 Jeremy Jones F. Robles, MD1,2

Tocilizumab for Refractory Adult-onset Still’s Disease: Report of Three Cases

Francis Martin T. Cuenco, MD,1 and Sandra V. Navarra, MD1

Radial Artery Pseudoaneurysm Following Transradial Artery Coronary Angiography: A Case Report

Lauren Angelica R. Labrador, MD,1 Maria Cristina A. Sombrero, MD,1 Kyle Martin S. Alimurung, MD,2 Jeffrey L. Chua, MD,3 and Benjamin N. Alimurung, MD4 


A Case Report of an Uncommon Extra-Pulmonary Tuberculosis Presenting as an Isolated Tuberculous Liver Abscess in a 63-year-old Immunocompetent Male

Lucas Emir Sheikh R. Saturinas, MD,1 Elfleda A. Hernandez, MD2

Double Coronary Artery Fistula from Left Circumflex Artery Draining to the Left Atrium in a Rheumatic Heart Disease Patient – A Case Report

Jamailah Bautil Macabanding, MD,1 Elfred M. Batalla, MD1




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