Phil. Journal of Internal Medicine (Vol.57 No.2)

Volume 57 Number 2

April to June 2019



 C O N T E N T S

Editorial

Seeing the Big Picture:  Research Integrity

Joven Q. Tanchuco, M.D



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Atty. Rodel V. Capule M.D.



Original Article

Predictive Value of White Blood Cell Count and Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Count Ratio in Classifying the Severity of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Immunocompetent Patients

Armin N. Masbang, M.D.; and Minette Clare O. Rosario, M.D.



Association of Erectile Dysfunction and Extent of Coronary Vessel Involvement by Syntax Score in Coronary Artery Disease Patients Undergoing Coronary Angiography at Perpetual Succour Hospital from October 2014 – September 2015

Brian Joseph M. Calinawagan, M.D.; Alex T. Junia, M.D.; and Edwin K. Tiempo, M.D.



Early Antibiotic Therapy (EAT) Decreases In-Hospital Mortality of Patients with Sepsis at the Emergency Department

Irene Rosellen P. Tan, M.D.; and Myrna T. Mendoza, M.D.



Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Filipinos with Rheumatoid Arthritis Included in the Rheumatoid Arthritis Database and Registry (RADAR)

Juneth Ria R. Limgenco-Hipe, M.D.; Kenneth Tee, M.D.; and Ester G. Penserga, M.D.

 



Case Report

Left Ventricular Non-Compaction in an Adult with Patent Ductus Arteriosus

Emily Mae L. Yap, M.D.; Edward Nino J. Gacrama, M.D.; and Ana Beatriz R. Medrano, M.D.



Metformin-induced Photocontact Dermatitis in a 67-year-old Male: A Case Report

Kris Ray A. Dumaguin, M.D.; and Carmela A. Remotigue, M.D.



Typhoid Ileitis with Periappendicitis: A Case Report

Dax Ronald Librado, M.D. ; and Joanna Rose B. Ipong ,M.D.



Case Series

Acute Limb Ischemia: A Rare and Devastating Complication of Infective Endocarditis

Emily Mae L. Yap, M.D.; Ana Beatriz R. Medrano, M.D.; Lucky R. Cuenza, M.D.; and Norberto O. Tuano, M.D.



Meta-analysis

Balanced Crystalloids versus Normal Saline as Intravenous Fluid Therapy among Critically Ill patients: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Jamie R. Chua, M.D.; Harold Henrison C. Chiu, M.D.; and Jubert P. Benedicto, M.D.