Phil. Journal of Internal Medicine (Vol.57 No.1) Volume 57 Number 1January to March 2019 C O N T E N T S Editorial A Filipino Doctor’s Entanglement with the Pharmaceutical IndustryFrancisco, P. Tranquilino, M.D Peer Reviewers from 2017 to 2018 Legal Prescription The “Good Samaritan” RuleAtty. Rodel V. Capule M.D. Special Article Lupus among Filipinos: Unmet needsSandra V. Navarra, M.D.; Robelle Mae D.V. Tanangunan ; and Ma. Imee Lynne C. Esquibel, M.D. Original Article The Appropriate Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors in Adult Patients Admitted in the Intensive Care Unit of a Tertiary HospitalJacklyn M. So-Cabahug, M.D.; and Leticia Ibañez-Guzman, M.D. Assessment of Compliance to 2016 Surviving Sepsis Campaign Bundles among Adult Patients Admitted at ManilaMed–Medical Center Manila Diagnosed with SepsisCherry Lois M. Benjamin, M.D.; and Evalyn Roxas, M.D.The Development and Acceptability of a Board Game to Supplement Standard Diabetes Education at the University of Santo Tomas HospitalCecilia Angela Y. Paraiso-Galang, M.D.; and Maria Honolina S. Gomez, M.D.Functional Disability of Filipino Patients with Hand Osteoarthritis seen at a Rheumatology Outpatient Clinic of a Tertiary Government HospitalBernadette Heizel Manapat-Reyes, M.D.; Ivy Elline S. Afos, M.D.;and Ester G. Penserga, M.D. Case Report Bumps of Blood Cells: A Case Report of Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm in an Elderly Filipino and Review of the LiteratureChristian Bernard T. Cheng, M.D.; Ellen M. Gatchalian, M.D.; Flordeluna Z. Mesina, M.D.; and Alejandro Arevalo, M.D. Metastatic Infection: A Case ReportJacklyn So-Cabahug, M.D.; and Jennifer Manzano, M.D.Pulmonary Arterial Aneurysm with Thrombus Formation and Atrial Septal Defect with Pulmonary HypertensionSime Raymond B. Fernandez, M.D.; and Jessie F. Orcasitas, M.D.Gastrointestinal Vasculitis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Successful Treatment with BelimumabElaine T. Veñegas, M.D.; Joenavin Ngo, M.D.; and Sandra V. Navarra, M.D.Liver Abscess Harbors Melioidosis: A Case Report on this Rare Finding in A Potentially Endemic CommunityEmily Mae L. Yap, M.D.; Minette Claire SG Ocampo-Rosario, M.D.;and Ira Inductivo-Yu, M.D. Clinical Trial Effectiveness and Safety of Vildagliptin Monotherapy or in Combination with Other Antihyperglycemic Agents in Patients with T2DM: A Real-world Observational Study in the PhilippinesReynaldo Rosales, M.D.; and Cyril Joseph Tolosa, M.D.