Phil. Journal of Internal Medicine (Vol.56 No.1)

Volume 56 Number 1
January - March 2018 Issue



Counting on Non-quantitative Studies
Joven Q. Tanchuco, M.D.

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Legal Definition of Death                                                      
Atty. Rodel V. Capule, M.D.


Original Papers

Anxiety and Depression in Heart Failure Patients: A Prospective, Cross-Sectional Study
Nadia M. Muljadi, M.D.; Francesca Rose G. De Leon, M.D; Marcellus Francis Ramirez, M.D.; Encarnita Raya-Ampil, M.D.

Post-operative Complications of Trans-Sphenoidal Surgery in a Local Tertiary Hospital During Hospital Stay
Beinjerinck Ivan B. Cudal, M.D.; Carolyn N. Montano, M.D.; Ayezl E. Pontillas, M.D.; Rhoda Zyra P. Baraoidan, M.D.

Assessment of Malnutrition Risk Among Patients with Rheumatic Diseases in the Rheumatology Clinic of a Tertiary Training Government Hospital in the Philippines Using the Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool
Juneth Ria Limgenco-Hipe, M.D.; Evelyn Salido, M.D.; Angeline-Therese Magbitang, M.D.; Allan Corpuz, M.D.; Ana Hernandez, M.D.; Kenneth Tee, M.D.


Effect of HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitor Drugs (Statins) on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Activity: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Givenchy Maree D. Garcia, M.D.; Annalyn Q. Urbano, M.D.; Evelyn O. Salido, M.D.

Case Reports

Streptococcus suis: Bacteremia Presenting with Fever, Rashes, Arthritis and Neurologic Deficits
Ahmad M. Domado, M.D.; Jill Itable, M.D. FPCP, DPSMID

Chronic Tophaceous Gout in a Patient with Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease
Annalyn Q. Urbano, M.D.; Givenchy Maree D. Garcia, M.D.; Bernadette Heizel Manapat-Reyes, M.D.

Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage After Methylprednisolone Pulse Therapy for a Patient with Lupus Nephritis
Ivy Elline S. Afos, M.D.; Cindy S. Sotalbo, M.D.; Evelyn O. Salido, M.D.

Clinical Trials

Safety and Efficacy of the Fixed-dose Combination Of Glimepiride-Metformin in Treating Type II Diabetes Mellitus (GLMET_L_05632): A Real World Experience
Araceli Panelo, M.D.; Marcos Perez III, M.D.; Raymond V. Oliva, M.D.

Safety of Fluticasone Furoate Nasal Spray Among Filipino Patients with Allergic Rhinitis: A Post Marketing Surveillance Study
Joselito C. Javier, M.D.; Sheila C. Chua, M.D.; Giovell P. Barangan, M.D.