Phil. Journal of Internal Medicine (Vol.56 No.4)

Volume 56 Number 4
October to December 2018



Mentoring in Medicine
Maria Margarita T. Cayco, M.D.

Legal Prescription

A Physician has the Right to Terminate His Professional Relationship with A Patient
Atty. Rodel V. Capule M.D.


Clinical Practice Guidelines

2018 Update to the Consensus Statements on the Treatment of Hepatitis C
Arlinking K. Ong-Go, M.D.; Stephen N Wong, M.D.; Angela D. Salvaña, M.D.; Janus P. Ong, M.D.; Jenny L. Limquiaco, M.D.; Jade D. Jamias, M.D.

Original Article

Methotrexate Toxicity and Associated Risk Factors in Filipino Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Included in the Rheumatoid Arthritis Database and RegistryMethotrexate Toxicity and Associated Risk Factors in Filipino Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Included in the Rheumatoid Arthritis Database and Registry
Eliza Mia M. Dejoras, M.D.; Jakes Catherine M. Panggat, M.D.; Angeline-Therese M. Santiago, M.D.; Ester G. Penserga, M.D.

Compliance with Guideline-Based Empiric Antimicrobial Therapy for Febrile Neutropenia in Adult Filipino Patients and their Effect on Outcomes
Frederic Ivan L. Ting, M.D.; Faith Y. Santos, M.D.; Andrew I. Mallen, M.D.; Jeanette J. Umali, M.D.

Acute Myocardial Infarction in Very Young Filipino Adults
Emily Mae L. Yap, M.D.;  Ana Beatriz R. Medrano, M.D.


Nutritional Status and Hospital Outcomes of In-patients in a Tertiary Hospital
Lyzanne Maryl Tam-Go, M.D.; Imelda Lagura-Bilocura, M.D.; Ceryl Cindy Tan, M.D.


Validation of the Modified Filipino Version of the American Diabetes Association Diabetes Risk Test and the St. Luke’s Internal Medicine Diabetes Risk Test to Identify Population at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus among Adults
Sweet Garllie Albert R. Tappan, M.D.;  Oliver Allan C. Dampil, M.D.; Marie Sigourney S. Machacon, M.D.; Sachi E. Yumul, M.D. 

Philippine Normal Reference Values for Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

Lenora Fernandez, M.D.; Camilo Roa Jr., M.D.; Liza Llanes-Garcia, M.D.; Norman Maghuyop, M.D.


Treatment Efficacy and Risk of Bleeding Among Cancer Patients Treated for Venous Thromboembolism with Dabigatran Compared to Warfarin
Jay Malvin Tia,M.D.; Joiane Cris Casapao, M.D.; Wilfredo Liangco, M.D.; Emma Gaspar-Trinidad, M.D.


Case Report

Clinical Presentation and Outcomes of Intentional Paraquat Ingestion in a Hospital at Northern Philippines from 2011 to 2013
Jose Carlo B. Valencia, M.D.; Paul Francis Pua, M.D.

Congenital Coronary Artery Anomaly in an Adult: Double Barrel Left Coronary System and Coronary Artery Fistula Connecting a Giant Left Circumflex Artery to the Coronary Sinus
Mary Michelle Z. Peñaranda, M.D.;  Jun Maximo F. Lasco II, M.D.; Eduardo I. Lee, M.D.


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