Original Article

Vitamin-D Deficiency: A Neglected Topic Alarms the Health Care Providers

Ashique Ali Arain, Syed Muhammad Ali, Quamar Zaman Phull,,Ali Abbas


Objective: To assess the vitamin D3 in the study population and to compare it in the male female gender.

Methods: This observational study was conducted from November 2016 to April 2017. Total 200 patients were selected through inclusion and exclusion criteria. Student’s t-test and SPSS version 20 to compare the mean levels of vitamin D3 in male and female gender

Prevalence and Nature of Trauma and Injuries in Karachi National Trauma Registry of Pakistan “The Need of the Hour”

Muhammad Saeed Minhas, Muhammad Muzzammil, Jahanzeb Effendi, Syed Jahanzeb Anisuddin Bhatti


Objective: To assess the prevalence, nature of trauma, reason(s) behind these trauma and first-aid care provided during transportation to hospital in Karachi Pakistan. Study also presents the framework of a national trauma registry and comparatively analyzes data between other registries.

Method: This cross sectional observational / descriptive study was conducted from July 2015 to Dec 2015. An informed verbal consent was taken and preformed questionnaire was filled. Patient brought dead and who did not give consent were excluded. Data was analyzed using SPSS 21 for statistical significance.