Postgraduate Medical Journal

(The TQCC of Postgraduate Medical Journal is 4. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
COVID-19: Current understanding of its Pathophysiology, Clinical presentation and Treatment408
Short term, high-dose vitamin D supplementation for COVID-19 disease: a randomised, placebo-controlled, study (SHADE study)182
SARS-CoV-2 and the pandemic of COVID-19164
Vitamin D status and outcomes for hospitalised older patients with COVID-19152
Healthcare workers’ (HCWs) attitudes and related factors towards COVID-19 vaccination: a rapid systematic review138
Review of COVID-19 vaccine subtypes, efficacy and geographical distributions134
Medical education challenges and innovations during COVID-19 pandemic130
Hydroxychloroquine and COVID-19129
ACE2 and COVID-19 and the resulting ARDS89
Elevated N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide is associated with increased mortality in patients with COVID-19: systematic review and meta-analysis80
COVID-19 in South Korea80
Using Twitter for sentiment analysis towards AstraZeneca/Oxford, Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines74
COVID-19 outbreak and its monetary implications for dental practices, hospitals and healthcare workers72
Prognostic value of elevated lactate dehydrogenase in patients with COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis69
Preparing medical students for a pandemic: a systematic review of student disaster training programmes51
Retracted: Predictors of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Germany: a cross-sectional, population-based study50
Impact of exposure to patients with COVID-19 on residents and fellows: an international survey of 1420 trainees48
Managing drug-induced QT prolongation in clinical practice47
Continuing medical education during a pandemic: an academic institution’s experience45
COVID-19: lessons for junior doctors redeployed to critical care43
Anticoagulation in COVID-19: current concepts and controversies42
COVID-19: a comparison to the 1918 influenza and how we can defeat it40
Lung ultrasound in the COVID-19 pandemic40
COVID-19: to be or not to be; that is the diagnostic question39
COVID-19 associated variations in liver function parameters: a retrospective study37
Three waves of the COVID-19 pandemic37
Will vaccination refusal prolong the war on SARS-CoV-2?36
Association between IL-6 and severe disease and mortality in COVID-19 disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis34
Psychological impact of COVID-19 pandemic on postgraduate trainees: a cross-sectional survey33
Intercepting the deadly trinity of mucormycosis, diabetes and COVID-19 in India32
Medical education during the COVID-19 pandemic: perspectives from UK trainees32
Is HbA1c an ideal biomarker of well-controlled diabetes?31
Learning from the past in the COVID-19 era: rediscovery of quarantine, previous pandemics, origin of hospitals and national healthcare systems, and ethics in medicine31
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES): presentation, diagnosis and treatment29
COVID-19 and functional disability: current insights and rehabilitation strategies29
Statin use and clinical outcomes in patients with COVID-19: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis29
Current situation with doctors and healthcare workers during COVID-19 pandemic in India27
Drug repurposing for COVID-19: a potential threat of self-medication and controlling measures27
Impact of coronavirus disease 2019 on healthcare workers: beyond the risk of exposure27
COVID-19 in patients with heart failure: the new and the old epidemic26
Hypertension as an independent risk factor for severity and mortality in patients with COVID-19: a retrospective study26
Gender bias in reference letters for residency and academic medicine: a systematic review25
Investigation of adverse reactions in healthcare personnel working in Level 3 barrier protection PPE to treat COVID-1924
COVID-19 changes medical education in Italy: will other countries follow?24
COVID-19 impact on junior doctor education and training: a scoping review23
Impact of enhanced personal protective equipment on the physical and mental well-being of healthcare workers during COVID-1923
COVID-19 pandemic in India: challenges and silver linings23
Influence of the Peltzman effect on the recurrent COVID-19 waves in Europe22
COVID-19 and remote consulting strategies in managing trauma and orthopaedics22
Endocrine changes in SARS-CoV-2 patients and lessons from SARS-CoV21
ABO blood groups and severe outcomes in COVID-19: A meta-analysis21
Cash, currency and COVID-1921
Implementing a telemedicine curriculum for internal medicine residents during a pandemic: the Cleveland Clinic experience21
Cross-sectional study on the role of public awareness in preventing the spread of COVID-19 outbreak in India20
Efficacy of dietary supplements on improving sleep quality: a systematic review and meta-analysis20
Racial and gender disparities in neurology20
Symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract infections19
Planning virtual residency interviews as a result of COVID-19: insight from residency applicants and physicians conducting interviews19
Status and situation of postgraduate medical students in China under the influence of COVID-1918
Burnout in the age of COVID-1918
Russia-Ukraine conflict and COVID-19: a double burden for Ukraine's healthcare system and a concern for global citizens18
Review on therapeutic targets for COVID-19: insights from cytokine storm18
Application of Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) to improve medication safety: a systematic review18
Statin and mortality in COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis of pooled adjusted effect estimates from propensity-matched cohorts18
‘Learning from home’: role of e-learning methodologies and tools during novel coronavirus pandemic outbreak18
COVID-19 and the plight of migrants in India17
Effects of waist to height ratio, waist circumference, body mass index on the risk of chronic diseases, all-cause, cardiovascular and cancer mortality17
Safety and efficacy of Sinopharm vaccine (BBIBP-CorV) in elderly population of Faisalabad district of Pakistan17
COVID-19 detection by dogs: from physiology to field application—a review article17
BAME community hesitancy in the UK for COVID-19 vaccine: suggested solutions17
Mix and match COVID-19 vaccines: potential benefit and perspective from India17
Analysis of lawsuits related to diagnostic errors from point-of-care ultrasound in internal medicine, paediatrics, family medicine and critical care in the USA16
Emerging spectrum of post-COVID-19 syndrome16
Early-onset dementia: key issues using a relationship-centred care approach15
Bradycardia during remdesivir treatment might be associated with improved survival in patients with COVID-19: a retrospective cohort study on 473 patients from a tertiary centre15
Myositis due to COVID-1914
Patients gather in large hospitals: the current situation of Chinese hospitals and the direction of medical reform14
Recent advances in the aetiology of recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS)14
COVID-19 pandemic: stringent measures of Malaysia and implications for other countries14
Performance at medical school selection correlates with success in Part A of the intercollegiate Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS) examination13
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome after SARS-CoV-2 vaccination (MIS-V), to interpret with caution13
Guidance for providing effective feedback in clinical supervision in postgraduate medical education: a systematic review13
Memory B cells and serum immunoglobulins are associated with disease severity and mortality in patients with COVID-1912
Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in the United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2011–1812
Characteristics and predictors of burnout among healthcare professionals: a cross-sectional study in two tertiary hospitals12
Do we need the word ‘woman’ in healthcare?12
Inadvertent subcutaneous injection of COVID-19 vaccine12
Gender medicine: its historical roots12
Service reconfiguration in the department of hand surgery during the UK COVID-19 lockdown: Birmingham experience12
Healthcare distrust among hospitalised black patients during the COVID-19 pandemic12
COVID-19 pandemic and the reduction in ST-elevation myocardial infarction admissions12
Point-of-care ultrasound augments physical examination learning by undergraduate medical students11
Association between response rates and monetary incentives in sample study: a systematic review and meta-analysis11
Subacute thyroiditis following recovery from COVID-19 infection: novel clinical findings from an Eastern Indian cohort11
Efficacy and safety of low dose ticagrelor in patients with acute coronary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis11
Advances in the management of diabetes: therapies for type 2 diabetes11
China will fully implement the standardised training system for residents in 202011
Effect of cigarette smoking on smoking biomarkers, blood pressure and blood lipid levels among Sri Lankan male smokers11
Efficacy and safety of iron therapy in patients with chronic heart failure and iron deficiency: a systematic review and meta-analysis based on 15 randomised controlled trials11
Retrieving the deleterious mutations before extinction: genome-wide comparison of shared derived mutations in liver cancer and normal population11
Cohort study of the APACHE II score and mortality for different types of intensive care unit patients11
Urinary calcium indices in primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) and familial hypocalciuric hypercalcaemia (FHH): which test performs best?11
Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19: time to close the chapter11
Surgical training fit for the future: the need for a change11
The impact of Chat Generative Pre-trained Transformer (ChatGPT) on medical education11
Is the English language a barrier to the non-English-speaking authors in academic publishing?11
Telemedicine: a new normal in COVID era; perspective from a developing nation10
Effect of serial awake prone positioning on oxygenation in patients admitted to intensive care with COVID-1910
Necessity is the mother of invention: how the COVID-19 pandemic could change medical student placements for the better10
Personalised yoga for burnout and traumatic stress in junior doctors10
E-learning of medical residents during COVID-19: perspective from a developing nation10
The role of dry mouth in screening sleep apnea10
Gut microbiota and obesity: an overview of microbiota to microbial-based therapies10
Purpura fulminans as the presenting manifestation of COVID-1910
Development of anti-NXP2 dermatomyositis following Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccination9
Inside the Ukraine war: health and humanity9
Complex regional pain syndrome: an evolving perspective9
Adult outcomes after preterm birth9
Sofosbuvir with daclatasvir and the outcomes of patients with COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis with GRADE assessment9
Vitamin D levels and mortality with SARS-COV-2 infection: a retrospective two-centre cohort study9
Improving postoperative mobilisation rates in patients undergoing elective major hepatopancreatobiliary surgery9
Egalitarianism in surgical training: let equity prevail9
Clinical and health policy challenges in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic9
Laminoplasty versus laminectomy with fusion for treatment of multilevel cervical compressive myelopathy: an updated meta-analysis9
Schwartz rounds for healthcare personnel in coping with COVID-19 pandemic9
Sharing is caring: an analysis of #FOAMed Twitter posts during the COVID-19 pandemic9
Is COVID-19 more severe in older men?8
Leadership gender disparity in the fifty highest ranking North American universities: Thematic analysis under a theoretical lens8
Medical students and COVID-19: lessons learnt from the 2020 pandemic8
‘Triple therapy’ (elexacaftor, tezacaftor, ivacaftor) skin rash in patients with cystic fibrosis8
Antithrombotic therapy and the risk of new-onset dementia in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation8
Effects of the Mediterranean diet adherence on body composition, blood parameters and quality of life in adults8
Acute immune thrombocytopenic purpura post first dose of COVID-19 vaccination8
Inadvertent injection of COVID-19 vaccine into deltoid muscle vasculature may result in vaccine distribution to distance tissues and consequent adverse reactions8
Antibiotic prescriptions by medical interns in Hong Kong: influence of the hospital settings and prescription culture8
Differential attainment in the MRCPsych according to ethnicity and place of qualification between 2013 and 2018: a UK cohort study8
Horizontal and vertical tracing: a cognitive forcing strategy to improve diagnostic accuracy8
Why face-to-face medical education will prevail despite the world's swift acclimatisation to virtual learning8
Ramsay Hunt syndrome following COVID-19 vaccination8
ChatGPT: the threats to medical education8
Point-of-care ultrasound in COVID-19 pandemic8
Bilateral paracentral acute middle maculopathy in a SARS-CoV-2-positive patient8
Managing hand and reconstructive microsurgery service during COVID-19 pandemic: Singapore experience8
Prevalence of depression and its associated factors among clinical-year medical students in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia8
Advances in the management of diabetes: new devices for type 1 diabetes8
Gender and racial trends among neurology residents: an overview8
Reviewing the use and quality of machine learning in developing clinical prediction models for cardiovascular disease8
Terbinafine-induced Steven-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis (SJS/TEN) overlap7
Immediate consequences and solutions used to maintain medical education during the COVID-19 pandemic for residents and medical students: a restricted review7
Parosmia post COVID-19: an unpleasant manifestation of long COVID syndrome7
Efficacy of ultrasound guidance for lumbar punctures: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials7
Atypical neurological manifestations of dengue fever: a case series and mini review7
Violence against doctors: an emerging epidemic amidst COVID-19 pandemic in India7
Guidelines for mono, double and triple antithrombotic therapy7
COVID-19 and medical professionalism in a pandemic7
Orthopaedic surgical prioritisation: can it be made fairer to minimise clinical harm?7
Non-diabetic ketoacidosis: a case series and literature review7
Remote consultations in primary care during the COVID-19 pandemic: student perspectives7
Team strategic philosophy: requiem for the infinite game7
Experience of video consultation during the COVID-19 pandemic in elderly population for Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders7
Preoperative cardiac risk factors associated with in-hospital mortality in elderly patients without heart failure undergoing hip fracture surgery: a single-centre study7
Grit: what is it and why does it matter in medicine?7
What gets resident physicians stressed and how would they prefer to be supported? A best–worst scaling study6
Cultivation of compound ability of postgraduates with medical professional degree: the importance of double tutor system6
Impact of lockdown on medical emergency visits during the COVID-19 pandemic in India6
Impact of cancelling foundation year rotations due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the UK6
Association between Helicobacter pylori infection and irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis6
Artificial intelligence in orthopaedics: can Chat Generative Pre-trained Transformer (ChatGPT) pass Section 1 of the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Trauma & Orthopaedics) examination6
Clinician and patient experience of neurology telephone consultations during the COVID-19 pandemic6
Clinical Orthopaedic Teaching programme for Students (COTS)6
Snake envenomation-induced acute kidney injury: prognosis and long-term renal outcomes6
Diagnostic performance of morning serum cortisol as an alternative to short synacthen test for the assessment of adrenal reserve; a retrospective study6
Hospital-acquired serum phosphate derangements and their associated in-hospital mortality6
Recognising and managing eating disorders in the emergency department6
Serum pepsinogen levels and OLGA/OLGIM staging in the assessment of atrophic gastritis types6
Diuretic-induced hypokalaemia: an updated review5
Description of multimorbidity clusters of admitted patients in medical departments of a general hospital5
Competency-based novel medical curriculum in India5
‘Masking’ emotions: doctor–patient communication in the era of COVID-195
Depression, quality of life and coping style among Thai doctors before their first year of residency training5
Knowledge towards COVID-19 among healthcare students in the central region of Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional observational study5
Diagnosing, fast and slow5
Medical education-collateral damage of COVID-19?5
Association between pulse pressure and ischaemic stroke in elderly patients with hypertension5
Validation of phlebotomy performance metrics developed as part of a proficiency-based progression initiative to mitigate wrong blood in tube5
Systematic review of interventions to improve gender equity in graduate medicine5
Artificial intelligence in orthopaedics surgery: transforming technological innovation in patient care and surgical training5
Stevens-Johnson syndrome as a primary skin manifestation of COVID-195
Knowledge and practice of home blood pressure monitoring 6 months after the risk and assessment management programme: does health literacy matter?5
Experiences, patient interactions and knowledge regarding the use of cannabis as a medicine in a cohort of New Zealand doctors in an oncology setting5
Does robotic-assisted surgery improve outcomes of total hip arthroplasty compared to manual technique? A systematic review and meta-analysis5
Using the cognitive apprenticeship model to identify learning strategies that learners view as effective in ward rounds5
COVID-19 and the burning issue of drug interaction: never forget the ECG5
rs10865710 polymorphism inPPARGpromoter is associated with the severity of type 2 diabetes mellitus and coronary artery disease in a Chinese population5
Otolaryngology manifestations of COVID-19: a contemporary viewpoint5
The challenge of environmental sustainability in radiology training and potential solutions5
Zinc supplementation ameliorates type 2 diabetes markers through the enhancement of total antioxidant capacity in overweight patients5
Decreased eosinophil counts and elevated lactate dehydrogenase predict severe COVID-19 in patients with underlying chronic airway diseases5
Necrolytic migratory erythema: an important sign of glucagonoma5
Residency interviews in the digital era5
Incidence and risk factors for dysglycaemia in Asian-Indians: a 10-year population-based prospective cohort study5
High-stakes examinations during the COVID-19 pandemic: to proceed or not to proceed, that is the question5
Scoping review of COVID-19-related systematic reviews and meta-analyses: can we really have confidence in their results?5
Sulfasalazine induced acute pancreatitis in a patient with prior cholecystectomy5
Interventions that improve adherence to antihypertensive medications in coronary heart disease patients: a systematic review5
COVID-19, bubonic and meningitis in Democratic Republic of Congo: the confluence of three plagues at a challenging time4
Surgical factors associated with new-onset postoperative atrial fibrillation after lung resection: the EPAFT multicentre study4
NeuroVerse: neurosurgery in the era of Metaverse and other technological breakthroughs4
What is in the toolkit (and what are the tools)? How to approach the study of doctor–patient communication4
Trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO): a new attractive target to decrease cardiovascular risk4
Out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in the young population; a 6-year review of the Irish out-of-hospital cardiac arrest register4
Diagnostic and prognostic values of circular RNAs for lung cancer: a meta-analysis4
Association of mean arterial pressure with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in young adults4
What matters to people with multiple long-term conditions and their carers?4
2020 family medicine postgraduate examinations at The University of the West Indies: successes and challenges in the time of COVID-19 pandemic4
Evaluation of a survey for acute care programme directors on the utilisation of point-of-care ultrasound4
Factors associated with symptomatic intracranial haemorrhage after intravenous thrombolysis in severe white matter lesions: a retrospective analysis4
Human cytomegalovirus infection is associated with stroke in women: the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999–20044
Simple budget-neutral tool to improve intraoperative communication4
Applied genomics for identification of virulent biothreats and for disease outbreak surveillance4
Alerting on mortality among patients discharged from the emergency department: a machine learning model4
Associations between socioeconomic deprivation and pharmaceutical prescribing in primary care in England4
Concise genetic profile of lung carcinoma4
Fake COVID-19 vaccination in India: an emerging dilemma?4
Encephalitis: diagnosis, management and recent advances in the field of encephalitides4
SARS-CoV-2 serological assay and viral testing: a report of professional football setting4
Recalibrating our efforts: from globalisation to glocalisation of medical education4
From the lens of the clinical residents: undergraduate to postgraduate medical education and the transition process4
Simple, fast and affordable triaging pathway for COVID-194
Medical doctors in India are on strike: a moral and national conundrum4
Radiological approach to cavitary lung lesions4
Clinical Audit Platform for Students (CAPS): a pilot study4
Changing face of medical education during a pandemic: tragedy or opportunity?4
Developing useful early warning and prognostic scores for COVID-194
Examining medical student volunteering during the COVID-19 pandemic as a prosocial behaviour during an emergency4
In situ simulation training for a better interprofessional team performance in transferring critically ill patients with COVID-19: a prospective randomised control trial4
Educational opportunities for postgraduate medical trainees during the COVID-19 pandemic: deriving value from old, new and emerging ways of learning4
Is taking a history outmoded? Why doctors should listen to stories instead4
Paraneoplastic encephalitis: clinically based approach on diagnosis and management4
Chaos theory: lessons on educating equality and leadership4
COVID-19-associated new-onset hyperglycaemia: a reversible entity or persistent risk?4
Role of multimodality imaging in a case of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction4
Lenalidomide-induced focal myocarditis mimicking acute ST segment elevation myocardial infarction4
Heterogeneity of clinical and radiological findings of COVID-194
Why paleomedicine is useful for medical education4
Pholcodine-induced Stevens-Johnson syndrome in a patient with COVID-194