2020 - October-December issue

Articles Featured on the Cover:

Hematologic parameters in coronavirus infection (COVID-19) and their clinical implications. 8(4): e117.

Drug Repurposing for Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19: A Clinical Landscape. 8(4): e121.

Is COVID-19 Fatality Rate Associated with Malaria Endemicity? 8(4): e120

Original article

A Novel Metric System to Quantify Antibiotic Consumption in Paediatric Population: A Hospital Based, Biphasic Pilot Study

Shah Newaz Ahmed, Ratinder Jhaj, Ritendra Patidar, Mahendra Dangi *, Shikha Malik, Balakrishnan Sadasivam, Shubham Atal
ARTICLE (pdf)    Abstract, Citation and References  DOI: 10.15190/d.2020.16
Corresp. authors' affiliation: * Dr. Mahendra Dangi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Bhopal, Department of Pharmacology, Bhopal, India

Original article - Case Report

Four-Dimensional Echocardiography Is an Accurate Tool for Coronary Sinus Evaluation in Patients with Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava Diagnosis

Adina Glodeanu, Diana Alexandra Cherata *, Radu Teodoru Popa, Didi Liliana Popa, Linda Barbulescu, Sorin Ioan Zaharie, Andreea Loredana Golli, Mihnea Valeriu Glodeanu
ARTICLE (pdf)  Abstract, Citation and References  DOI: 10.15190/d.2020.15
Corresp. authors' affiliation: * Diana Alexandra Cherata, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania

Review articles

Hematologic parameters in coronavirus infection (COVID-19) and their clinical implications

Rao Muhammad Waleed *, Inbisat Sehar, Waleed Iftikhar, Huma Saeed Khan
ARTICLE (pdf)  Abstract, Citation and References  DOI: 10.15190/d.2020.14  
Corresp. authors' affiliation: * Dr. Rao Muhammad Waleed, CMH Lahore Medical College and Institute of Dentistry, Abdur Rehman Road, Lahore Cantonment, Pakistan

Drug Repurposing for Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19: A Clinical Landscape

Md. Sahadat Hossain, Ithmam Hami, Md. Sad Salabi Sawrav, Md. Fazley Rabbi, Otun Saha, Newaz Mohammed Bahadur, Md. Mizanur Rahaman
ARTICLE (pdf)  Abstract, Citation and References  DOI: 10.15190/d.2020.18  
Corresp. authors' affiliation: Md. Mizanur Rahaman, Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Is COVID-19 Fatality Rate Associated With Malaria Endemicity?

Abdul Rehman Arshad, Imtiaz Bashir, Farhat Ijaz*, Nicholas Loh, Suraj Shukla, Ubaid Ur Rehman, Rana Khurram Aftab
ARTICLE (pdf)  Abstract, Citation and References  DOI: 10.15190/d.2020.17
Corresp. authors' affiliation: Dr. Farhat Ijaz, Department of Physiology,CMH Lahore Medical College & Institute of Dentistry, Lahore, Pakistan

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