The 2016-2017 Chikungunya Outbreak in Karachi
Conclusion This study confirmed that the current outbreak in Karachi during Dec 2016-Feb 2017 is of Chikungunya Virus and may appeared in more frequent outbreaks of CHKV in near future as of dengue in Pakistan. We recommend surveillance for CHKV, its vectors and preparedness to prevent future outbreaks of CHKV infection in Pakistan. Corresponding Author Dr. Nadia Jamil is the corresponding author for this article. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Data Availability Statement The raw data required to reproduce these findings are available to download from the following Figshare link: https://figshare.com/articles/Probes_and_Primers_details/6917054. Example photographs can be found via the following Figshare DOIs: 10.6084/m9.figshare.6819419; 10.6084/m9.figshare.6819431; 10.6084/m9.figshare.6819434; 10.6084/m9.figshare.6819437; 10.6084/m9.figshare.6819440; 10.6084/m9.figshare.6819443. Competing Interests Statement There are no competing interests.
Authors: Borrego Garcia E, Ruiz Sancho AL, Plaza Lara E, Díaz Gómez L, Delgado Ureña A PMID: 31955900 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Ertel KA, Hallam JE, Hillman AR Abstract BACKGROUND: Individuals participating in exercise beyond their level of fitness may be at higher risk for exercise-induced muscle damage, however the impact of training status on muscle damage development is not well understood. The purpose of this study was to measure skeletal muscle damage and soreness after five days of high and low intensity exercise in previously trained and untrained individuals. METHODS: Eighteen males and females (9 trained and 9 untrained) completed five consecutive days of high intensity (HI) exercise and five consecutive days of low i...
I haven't used Stimwave since fellowship. Anyone using their technology for peripheral nerve stim? Results? Pros/Cons and feedback from patients? If I were going to use it, it would probably be for suprascapular neuralgia, genicular nerualgia, and/or SI joint pain vs cluneal neuralgia, when other options have failed (i.e. RF).
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How bad of an idea is it to be pregnant with adequate lead coverage during early months of pregnancy? I had a fellow resident who was pregnant who changed her rotations around to avoid any exposure, however it's my understanding that overall the exposure with adequate coverage is ultimately fine. I know most of you are men - not sure if there are any female pain docs who could chime in? Sigh.
Dear Dr. Ducttape, Beginning in 2020, our Board will offer its longitudinal assessment technology to diplomates of other medical specialties to maintain their Pain Medicine certification. Until now, diplomates of our co-sponsoring boards – American Boards of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR), Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), and Radiology (ABR) – with current certificates in Pain Medicine took a high-stakes recertification exam every 10 years. Our Pain Medicine-certified... New for Pain Recertification- re PMR
Thailand has found a second case of a new Chinese coronavirus, authorities said on Friday, as they ramped up checks on Chinese visitors, nearly a million of whom are expected for Lunar New Year holidays next week.Reuters Health Information
[New Times] The Ministry of Health has cautioned Rwandans who travel to Asian countries to take preventive measures against the Novel Coronavirus that has been reported in Asian countries.
This study accessed the patients information on demographic characteristics, physical signs and symptoms. Study population This is a cross-sectional and observational study carried out in Brazil during DENV and ZIKV epidemic occurred in 2016. Patients were assisted at the Healthy Unit UPA Coronel Antonino in Campo Grande, MS, Brazil from February to March of 2016. During the study 134 suspected arboviral infection cases were included and submitted to investigation. Patients presenting fever, rash during acute phase of infection (up to the 7th day after disease onset) followed by at least two of the following signals a...
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