Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences (PJNS)

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List of Papers (Total 218)

Neurology training in Pakistan: perspectives From physicians in a neurology unit working At different levels

Pakistan is a developing country of South East Asia. It stands amongst the highest in the list of high disease burden countries including that for neurological diseases. The current number of trained neurologists in the country is extremely low and the facilities not too frequently available.

Fat embolism syndrome, in a patient with Bilateral total knee replacement

Fat embolism syndrome is caused by the release of fat globules into the systemic circulation. The presentation varies from mild respiratory distress to a devastating clinical scenario that includes hypoxemia, petechial hemorrhages of the skin, and confusion that may lead to coma or death.It is prevalent in 1-5% of patients after trauma to the pelvis, long bones and rarely...

Case of a young girl with hemichorea induced By oral contraceptive pills

Chorea is an involuntary movement disorder characterized by brief, abrupt, non-repetitive, non-rhythmic movements with dance-like appearance, moving from one body part to another. When chorea involves half of the body then the term hemi-chorea is used, which usually signify structural pathology in the contralateral Basal ganglia. Use of Oral contraceptive pills, is a well...

Advancing gaming technology in neurological Rehabilitation

The consumption of gaming technology has recently gain unexpected significance in medical health care for neurological rehabilitation. With increasing interest in exergames study, numerous definitions and terminology have been introduced to describe this term. Researchers from health-related background acknowledged the fact that engaging in video gaming was not always sedentary...

Respiratory distress in patients of guillain-barre Syndrome with sensory manifestations

Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is one of the most frequent disorder of peripheral nervous system associated with respiratory distress. One clinical parameter that was found significant in heralding the onset of respiratory failure in GBS weresensory manifestations. The aim of the study was to determine the frequency of respiratory distress in patients of GuillainBarresyndrome with...