Liaquat National Journal of Primary Care aims to focus on recent developments in primary health care in Pakistan and elsewhere. It would cover a wide spectrum of topics of common interest including pathophysiology and epidemiology of common ailments presenting to primary care clinics among all age groups including pediatric and geriatric age group, antenatal and post natal care, diagnosis and management of common diseases among the community, preventive health care, health care education, medical ethics, palliative health care, communicable and non-communicable diseases in the community, primary health care delivery, primary care nursing and primary care education in undergraduate and post graduate training.

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  • Vol. 6, No. 2, 2024 Coming Soon
  • ISSN: 2708-9134 (Online)
  • ISSN: 2707-3521 (Print)

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Vol. 6 | No. 1 | 2024


Hidden Hunger: A Looming Crisis in Pakistans Nutrition Landscape

1 .

Original Article

The Etiological Spectrum OF Short Stature among Children Attending Endocrine Clinic at Tertiary Care Hospital

3 .

Original Article

Frequencies of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Metabolic Syndrome in Lean Individuals

8 .

Original Article

Sensitivity and Specificity of C-Reactive Protein Against Blood Culture in Patients with Neonatal Sepsis - A Hospital-Based Study

14 .

Original Article

Breastfeeding Associated with Intestinal Parasitic Infections among Children Up to Two Years of Age at Selected Health Facilities in Karachi, Pakistan

18 .

Original Article

Assessment of Non-Compliance of Medicine and its Associated Factors among Type II Diabetes Mellitus in a Tertiary Hospital

24 .

Original Article

Association of Depression, Anxiety, and Stress with Socio-demographic Characteristics among Preoperative Patients at Tertiary Care Hospitals in Karachi

30 .

Original Article

Clinical and etiological profile of Complicated Urinary Tract Infection in Children: A health facility-based cross-sectional study

35 .

Original Article

Sensitivity of Epworth Sleepiness Scale in Detecting Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pakistani Adults

40 .

Original Article

Dyspeptic Symptoms In Type 2 Diabetes Patients

44 .

Original Article

Comparison of Body Composition Bio Electrical Impedance Analysis of Type-1 Diabetes vs. Non-Diabetes in Children and Adolescent

50 .

Original Article

Bone Mineral Density in Children with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

55 .

Review Article

Sodium-Glucose Co-Transporter 2 (SGLT-2) Inhibitors in Heart Failure: A Comprehensive Review of Literature

60 .

Review Article

Peritonitis – Etiology and Treatment Options: A Systematic Review

66 .


Managing Hepatic Encephalopathy - Combination of Lactulose and Rifaximin Versus Lactulose Monotherapy: A meta-analysis

74 .

Review Article

Trend Analysis of Contraceptive Usage and Reasons of Low Contraceptive Use in Pakistan: A Narrative Review on Available Literature

85 .

Short Communication

Knowledge, Perception, and Practice of Generic Medicine and Associated Factors among Community Pharmacists in Jaffna, Sri Lanka

90 .

Case Report

Wandering Spleen: A Rare Condition with Splenic Torsion and Infarction in an Elderly Patient

96 .

Letter To The Editor

Geriatric Nursing in Pakistan: Caring For The Ones Who Cared For Us.

99 .


Prof. Dr. Karim Ullah Makki

Head of Department
Department of Internal Medicine
Liaquat National Hospital
Karachi, Pakistan