Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences

(The TQCC of Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences is 1. 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 2020-01-01 to 2024-01-01.)
Advantages, Limitations and Recommendations for online learning during COVID-19 pandemic era478
Mental health considerations for children & adolescents in COVID-19 Pandemic269
Perceptions of students regarding E-learning during Covid-19 at a private medical college264
COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact of Quarantine on Medical Students’ Mental Wellbeing and Learning Behaviors125
ChatGPT - Reshaping medical education and clinical management124
Psychological burden of quarantine in children and adolescents: A rapid systematic review and proposed solutions101
How Nutrition can help to fight against COVID-19 Pandemic100
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic and Economic Impact82
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Adult Mental Health82
Impact of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic on health professionals81
Expectations, Fears and Perceptions of doctors during Covid-19 Pandemic81
Risk Assessment of Healthcare Workers at the Frontline against COVID-1977
Technology Enhanced Assessment (TEA) in COVID 19 Pandemic60
Is COVID-19 pushing us to the Fifth Industrial Revolution (Society 5.0)?47
The psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on medical students in Turkey44
Tobacco Smoking a Potential Risk Factor in Transmission of COVID-19 Infection43
Knowledge, Awareness and Practice of Health care Professionals amid SARS-CoV-2, Corona Virus Disease Outbreak39
Effects of lipid based Multiple Micronutrients Supplement on the birth outcome of underweight pre-eclamptic women: A randomized clinical trial39
Frequency of depression, anxiety and stress among university students35
Awareness and Attitude of Undergraduate Medical Students towards 2019-novel Corona virus30
Chest X-rays findings in COVID 19 patients at a University Teaching Hospital - A descriptive study30
Scarlett Letter: A study based on experience of stigma by COVID-19 patients in quarantine21
COVID-19 outbreak, disruption of dental education, and the role of teledentistry21
Artificial intelligence in medical education: Are we ready for it?20
Sigmoid volvulus: An update for Atamanalp classification19
An innovation in Flipped Class Room: A teaching model to facilitate synchronous and asynchronous learning during a pandemic18
E-Learning amid the COVID-19 Lockdown: Standpoint of Medical and Dental Undergraduates18
Epidemiology of CoViD-19 Pandemic: Recovery and mortality ratio around the globe17
Lymphopenia: A useful predictor of COVID-19 disease severity and mortality16
COVID-19 Pandemic & Skin Care Guidelines for Health Care Professionals16
Evaluation of adverse effects with COVID-19 vaccination in Pakistan15
Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in COVID-19: A cheap prognostic marker in a resource constraint setting15
Prevalence and risk factors of domestic violence and its impacts on women’s mental health in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan15
Blended Learning: The impact of blackboard formative assessment on the final marks and students’ perception of its effectiveness15
Comparison of Vonoprazan and Amoxicillin Dual Therapy with Standard Triple Therapy with Proton Pump Inhibitor for Helicobacter Pylori eradication: A Randomized Control Trial14
Online assessment in undergraduate medical education: Challenges and solutions from a LMIC university13
Online Academics in Pakistan: COVID-19 and Beyond12
Medical students’ readiness and perceptions about Interprofessional Education: A cross sectional study12
ABO / Rh-D Blood types and susceptibility to Corona Virus Disease-19 in Peshawar, Pakistan12
Novel Coronavirus Disease: A delicate balancing act between health and the economy12
Determination of high sensitive cardiac troponin I 99th percentile upper reference limits in a healthy Pakistani population11
Sleep Quality in Pamukkale University Students and its relationship with smartphone addiction11
Human Monkeypox: Fifty-Two Years based analysis and Updates11
Covid-19 Outbreak – Immediate and long-term impacts on the dental profession10
Dates fruits effects on blood glucose among patients with diabetes mellitus: A review and meta-analysis9
Anxiety among Doctors during COVID-19 Pandemic in Secondary and Tertiary Care Hospitals9
Sequential butylphthalide therapy combined with dual antiplatelet therapy in the treatment of acute cerebral infarction9
Depression among undergraduate medical and engineering students: A comparative study9
Stress and coping strategies for parenting children with hearing impairment and autism9
Is leukopenia and lymphopenia a characteristic feature of COVID-19 in children?9
Mutational spectrum of SMPD1 gene in Pakistani Niemann-Pick disease patients9
The effectiveness of delivery ball use versus conventional nursing care during delivery of primiparae8
Association of systemic lupus erythematosus disease activity index score with clinical and laboratory parameters in pediatric onset systemic lupus erythematosus8
Telemedicine in the COVID-19 Era: A chance to make a better tomorrow8
Non-operative treatment versus appendectomy for acute uncomplicated appendicitis: A randomized controlled trial8
Prevalence of stroke in Pakistan: Findings from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa integrated population health survey (KP-IPHS) 2016-178
Effects of antenatal nutrition counselling on dietary practices and nutritional status of pregnant women: A quasi-experimental hospital based study8
Identification of risk factors of acute coronary syndrome in young patients between 18-40 years of age at a teaching hospital8
Prevalence of tobacco use in urban and rural areas of Pakistan; a sub-study from second National Diabetes Survey of Pakistan (NDSP) 2016 - 20178
Association of Serum Omentin-1, Chemerin, and Leptin with Acute Myocardial Infarction and its Risk Factors8
The Phenomenon of “Obesity Paradox” in Neck of Femur Fractures8
Effects of rehabilitation training of core muscle stability on stroke patients with hemiplegia8
Beyond transmission: Dire need for integration of nutrition interventions in COVID-19 pandemic-response strategies in Developing Countries like Pakistan8
Letrozole is superior to clomiphene citrate in ovulation induction in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome7
Pakistan’s First Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Inpatient Unit: Characteristics of admitted patients and response to treatment over a 7-year period7
Comparative analysis of dental pulp stem cells and stem cells from human exfoliated teeth in terms of growth kinetics, immunophenotype, self-renewal and multi lineage differentiation potential for fut7
Team-based learning versus Traditional lecture-based learning: An investigation of students’ perceptions and academic achievements7
Impact of hearing impairment on psychological distress and subjective well-being in older adults7
Self-control Mediates the Relationship between Psychosocial Strengths and Perceived Severity of COVID-19 among Frontline Healthcare Professionals of Pakistan: A Single Center Experience7
HbA1c – A predictor of dyslipidemia in type 2 Diabetes Mellitus7
Analysis of Cesarean Sections using Robson’s Ten Group Classification System7
Common Cancers in Karachi, Pakistan: 2010-2019 Cancer Data from the Dow Cancer Registry7
Comprehensive Survey of Plagiarism in Iran7
The prevalence of left ventricular thrombus among patients with low ejection fraction by trans-thoracic echocardiography7
Admission patterns and risk factors linked with neonatal mortality: A hospital-based retrospective study6
Correlations of CT scan with high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and D-dimer in patients with coronavirus disease 20196
Role of Montelukast in Asthma and Allergic rhinitis patients6
Endoscopic thyroid lobectomy vs Conventional open thyroid lobectomy6
New Horizons: COVID-19 and the Burden of Neuropsychiatric Illness in Pakistan6
qSOFA score for prediction of sepsis outcome in emergency department6
Emotion regulation, optimism and quality of life among Gastric Ulcer Patients6
Diagnostic and therapeutic delay in Rheumatoid Arthritis patients: Impact on disease outcome6
Effectiveness of Pre-operative Respiratory Muscle Training versus Conventional Treatment for Improving Post operative Pulmonary Health after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting6
Over view for the truth of COVID -19 pandemic: A guide for the Pathologists, Health care workers and community6
Ramadan Fasting: Perception and maternal outcomes during Pregnancy6
Inter-hospital communication and transfer practices during COVID-19 Pandemic in Karachi, Pakistan. A brief overview6
Diagnostic accuracy of NMP 22 and urine cytology for detection of transitional cell carcinoma urinary bladder taking cystoscopy as gold standard6
The association of smart mobile phone usage with cognitive function impairment in Saudi adult population6
An Exercise Prescription for COVID-19 Pandemic6
Health-promoting lifestyle and its association with the academic achievements of medical students in Saudi Arabia6
The relationship between problematic cell phone use, eating disorders and social anxiety among university students6
Nonfunctional distractor analysis: An indicator for quality of Multiple choice questions6
Comparison of mean pain score using topical and oral metronidazole in post milligan morgan hemorrhoidectomy patient; A randomized controlled trial6
Bloodstream infections in patients undergoing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation6
Influence of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) in comparison to conventional cigarette on color stability of dental restorative materials5
Risk factors for peripheral arterial disease in elderly patients with Type-2 diabetes mellitus: A clinical study5
High prevalence of multidrug resistant uropathogens: A recent audit of antimicrobial susceptibility testing from a tertiary care hospital in Bangladesh5
Comparison of performance on written and OSCE assessment during end semester pediatric examination5
Influence of Bioactive, Resin and Glass Ionomer luting cements on the fracture loads of dentin bonded ceramic crowns5
Nurturing Grit among Medical Students5
The effect of suture selection in complex anal fistulas on the success of cutting seton placement and patient comfort5
Epidemiological trends in community acquired acute Kidney Injury in Pakistan: 25 years Experience from a Tertiary Care Renal Unit5
Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound in evaluation of obstructive jaundice with MRCP as gold standard5
Cardiovascular risk assessment in South and Middle-East Asians living in the Western countries5
Fetomaternal outcome in patients with placenta previa5
Association of liver biomarkers and cytokeratin-18 in Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease patients5
Spontaneous pneumomediastinum, pneumothorax and subcutaneous emphysema in critically ill COVID-19 patients: A systematic review5
Oral Nifidepine versus IV labetalol in severe preeclampsia: A randomized control trial5
Post-ERCP Pancreatitis: Risk factors and role of NSAIDs in primary prophylaxis5
Evaluation of radiotherapy combined with targeted therapy and concurrent radiotherapy, chemotherapy in the treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with brain metastasis5
Health Problems & Barriers to Healthcare Services for the Transgender Community in Lahore, Pakistan5
Frequency of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) among patients with Helicobacter pylori infection5
Characteristics, risk factors and outcomes of gastrointestinal hemorrhage in COVID-19 patients: A meta-analysis5
Seeking motivation for selecting Medical Profession as a Career Choice5
Microbiology of Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media: An update from a Tertiary Care Hospital in Bangladesh5
The effect of ejection fraction on mortality in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) patients5
Frequency and Awareness of Risk Factors of Non-Communicable Diseases among University Students in Saudi Arabia5
Assessment of burnout and associated factors among medical educators5
Stunting and associated factors in children of less than five years: A hospital-based study5
Frequency of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with type-2 diabetes mellitus and its associated risk factors5
Influence of contemporary CAD-CAM milling systems on the fit and adaptation of partially stabilized Zirconia fixed partial dentures5
DNA Gyrase and Topoisomerase IV Mutations and their effect on Quinolones Resistant Proteus mirabilis among UTIs Patients5
Diagnostic accuracy of computer aided reading of chest x-ray in screening for pulmonary tuberculosis in comparison with Gene-Xpert5
Assessment of Vancomycin MIC Creep Phenomenon in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Lahore5
Frequency of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and its associated risk factors among Type-2 diabetics5
Accreditation of medical education in Vietnam: From local to global excellence4
Risk factors for shoulder pain after stroke: A clinical study4
Effects of fragility fracture integrated rehabilitation management on mobility, activity of daily living and cognitive functioning in elderly with hip fracture4
Patterns of maternal nutritional status based on mid upper arm circumference4
Leishmaniasis in Saudi Arabia: Current situation and future perspectives4
Role of surgical modality and timing of surgery as clinical outcome predictors following acute subdural hematoma evacuation4
Postnatal causes and severity of persistent pulmonary Hypertension of Newborn4
Assessment of cell free mitochondrial DNA as a biomarker of disease severity in different viral infections4
A prospective cohort study of shock index as a reliable marker to predict the patient’s need for blood transfusion due to postpartum hemorrhage4
Reliability of hand-held dynamometer in measuring gluteus medius isometric muscle strength in healthy population4
Evaluation of bone mineral density in patients with gestational diabetes mellitus by ultrasonic bone mineral density measurement combined with Vitamin-D deficiency and analysis of influencing factors4
Specialty preferences and factors affecting the choices of postgraduate specialty among undergraduate medical students4
Effectiveness of Sofosbuvir and Daclatasvir in treatment of Hepatitis-C: An experience of tertiary care hospital in Karachi4
Bronchial lavage under fiberoptic bronchoscopy in the treatment of severe pulmonary infection4
Determination of serum tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) levels in metabolic syndrome patients from Saudi population4
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on medical students of clinical clerkship in South Korea: A qualitative study exploring medical students’ experiences4
Effectiveness of proprioceptive training and conventional physical therapy in treating adhesive capsulitis4
Trauma Evaluation and Management TEAM® course for medical students in Pakistan4
The association among 14-3-3η protein, inflammation, bone remodeling and osteoporosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis4
Frequency of autoimmune thyroiditis in children with Celiac disease and effect of gluten free diet4
Levels of anti-oxidative molecules and inflammatory factors in patients with vascular dementia and their clinical significance4
Risk factors, presentation and outcome of meningomyelocele repair4
Association among helicobacter pylori infection, gastrin level and colorectal cancer in patients aged 50 years and over4
Evaluation of outcomes of medication therapy management (MTM) services for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)4
Prevalence of comorbidities among patients with Acromegaly4
Maternal and Perinatal outcome after Ramadan Fasting4
Women Empowerment or Feminism: Facts and Myths about Feminization of Medical Education4
Procalcitonin as a biomarker of bacterial infection in critically ill patients admitted with suspected Sepsis in Intensive Care Unit of a tertiary care hospital4
Role of Methyl Prednisolone in Longitudinal Extensive Transverse Myelitis (LETM) in Children4
Association of serum chemerin with calcium, alkaline phosphatase and bone mineral density in postmenopausal females4
Rational and practical use of imaging in COVID-19 pneumonia4
Higher DNA methylation of ABO gene promoter is associated with acute myocardial infarction in a hospital-based population in Karachi4
Influence of ABCB1 gene polymorphism on concentration to dose ratio and adverse effects of tacrolimus in Pakistani liver transplant recipients4
Chest Trauma Experience: Incidence, associated factors, and outcomes among patients in Saudi Arabia4
Falls and correlations among community-dwelling older adults: A Cross-sectional study in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia4
Internal Displacement: Relationship of mental health and education of children in Swat, Pakistan4
The Controversy of Surgical Intervention for Anal Canal Duplication in Children4
Comparison of efficacy of Tranexamic Acid Mesotherapy versus 0.9% normal Saline for Melasma; A split face study in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Karachi4
Occupational burnout, job satisfaction and anxiety among emergency medicine doctors in Turkey4
Influence of time and hydration (ageing) on flexural strength of Yttrium stabilized Zirconia polycrystals (Y-TZP) fabricated with different CAD-CAM Systems4
Effectiveness of a patient-specific 3-dimensional printed model in Septal Myectomy of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy4
Low Back Pain in Operating Room Nurses and Its Associated Factors4
The effect of Thyroid Autoimmunity on Dyslipidemia in patients with Euthyroid Hashimoto Thyroiditis4
Transient contrast induced neurotoxicity after coronary angiography: A contrast re-challenge case4
Burnout among surgeons; depression, anxiety and stress between consultant versus post-graduate trainee4
Etiology, clinical presentation, and outcome of children with fulminant hepatic failure: Experience from a tertiary center in Pakistan4
Repair of non-traumatic femoral head necrosis by marrow core decompression with bone grafting and porous tantalum rod implantation4
Patterns of medication use and adherence to medications among residents in the elderly homes4
The clinical and demographical profile of Coronavirus illness: The tale of Tablighi Jamaat and Zaireen in Quarantine / Isolation center at Sukkur and Hyderabad4
Hemolytic Uremic syndrome associated with pregnancy: Outcome from acute Kidney Injury4
An epidemiological study of prevalence and comorbidity of non-clinical Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia symptoms in Public and Private Schools of Pakistan4
Radiological profile of patients undergoing Chest X-ray and computed tomography scans during COVID-19 outbreak3
Clinical study of different doses of atorvastatin combined with febuxostat in patients with gout and carotid atherosclerosis3
Comparative study on the clinical application of mixed reality technology leading micro-invasive intervertebral foramen puncture location and blind puncture location3
Vaginal discharge during pregnancy and associated adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes3
Analysis of inflammatory markers in apparently healthy automobile vehicle drivers in response to exposure to traffic pollution fumes3
Adjunctive postoperative course of dexamethasone in chronic subdural hematoma: Effect on surgical outcome3
Epidemiology and Clinico-radiological features of Interstitial Lung Diseases3
The interface of psychiatry and COVID-19: Challenges for management of psychiatric patients3
Hemodialysis as long term treatment: Patients satisfaction and its impact on quality of life3
Per-cutaneous dilatation tracheostomy (PCTD) in COVID-19 patients and peri-tracheostomy care: A case series and guidelines3
Treatment of Chronic Large and Persistent Macular Hole by a new technique in a Tertiary Care Hospital3
Fatigue assessment by FACIT-F scale in Pakistani cohort with Rheumatoid Arthritis (FAF-RA) study3
Assessing the educational impact of cognitive level of MCQ and SEQ on learning approaches of dental students3
Association analysis of 374T/A (rs1800624) receptor for advanced glycation end-products (RAGE) gene polymorphism with diabetic retinopathy in Pakistani patients3
Safety evaluation of preoperative stent insertion and clinical analysis on comparison of outcomes between preoperative stent insertion and emergency surgery in the treatment of obstructive left-sided 3
The challenge of Burnout in Public Medical Teachers in Pakistan: A mixed methods study3
Students’ perception and scores in Paediatrics end-of-clerkship and final professional Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE): A comparative study3
Post operative sore throat: Comparison between Macintosh versus Video Laryngoscope in patients intubated by trainee anaesthetists - A Randomised Control Trial3
Effects of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1RAs) on podocytes, inflammation, and oxidative stress in patients with diabetic nephropathy (DN)3
Therapeutic effects of internal fixation with support plates and cannulated screws via the posterolateral approach on supination external rotation stage IV ankle fracture3
Upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders and exposure to Ergonomic risk factors among handicraft workers3
A comparative study on early vision quality after implantation of refractive segmental and diffractive multifocal intraocular lens3
Fatty liver in Pakistani cohort with rheumatoid arthritis3
Risk factors, types, and neuroimaging findings in Children with Cerebral Palsy3
Culture and PCR based detection of bacteria causing urinary tract infection in urine specimen3
Preoperative neoadjuvant chemotherapy on surgical condition and oncogene expression in advanced gastric cancer3
Ultrasound diagnosis of age-related involutional changes in the lower third of face and neck to determine treatment techniques3
An observation of the clinical efficacy of combining Riluzole with mannitol and hyperbaric oxygen in treating acute spinal cord injury3
Efficacy of Levamisole in children with Frequent Relapsing and Steroid Dependent Nephrotic Syndrome at Tertiary Care Center-Karachi3
Application values of prenatal screening and non‑invasive gene sequencing in fetal birth defects3
Impact of acne on quality of life in young Pakistani adults and its relationship with severity: A multicenter study3
Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic: Perspectives of medical students3
Prevalence of Vitamin-D deficiency is related to severity of liver damage in Hepatitis-C patients3
Reliability of Hand-Held Dynamometer for assessing Isometric Lumbar Muscles Strength in Asymptomatic Healthy Population3
Value of ambroxol in the treatment of asthmatic bronchitis3
Vincristine induced neurotoxicity in children who underwent chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia and Wilms tumor3
Cranial CT scan evaluation of morphological variations and location of pterion in Pakistani male population for lateral neurosurgical approach3
Psychosocial reactions of Pakistani Students towards COVID-19: A prevalence study3
Clinical observation of thrombolytic effect of alteplase combined with butylphthalide in patients with acute anterior circulation cerebral infarction3
Clinical effect of Zoledronic Acid in the treatment of Senile Osteoporosis3
Scoping Review of frequently highlighted attributes of Medical Professionalism in an Undergraduate Medical Education Context3
Evaluation of Acromegaly patients with sleep disturbance related symptoms3
Dysregulated epidermal growth factor and tumor growth factor-beta receptor signaling through GFAP-ACTA2 protein interaction in liver fibrosis3
Correlation between monocyte to high-density lipoprotein ratio and major adverse cardiovascular events in patients with acute coronary syndrome after percutaneous coronary intervention3
Comparison of robotic and open radical prostatectomy: Initial experience of a single surgeon3
Frequency of Vitamin-D deficiency in children with Urinary tract infection: A descriptive cross-sectional study3
Enhanced Recovery after Surgery in patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty: A retrospective study3
Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the residency programs of the country: A multicentre study3
Clinical efficacy of Vortioxetine and escitalopram in the treatment of depression3
Frequency of wrist pain and its associated risk factors in students using mobile phones3
Comparison of the clinical application values of PCT, hs-CRP and SAA detection in the early diagnosis of sepsis3
Subchorionic hematoma and pregnancy outcomes in patients with threatened miscarriage3
Effect of Kegel Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercise Combined with Clean Intermittent Self-catheterization on urinary retention after radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer3
Incense Burning Indoor Pollution: Impact on the prevalence of prediabetes and Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus3
Improved support vector machine algorithm based on the influence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus on the outcome of perinatal outcome by ultrasound imaging3
Is pseudomyopia associated with anxiety and related disorders?3
Depression and Anxiety in patients undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Acute Coronary Syndrome3
Role of Mentzer index for differentiating iron deficiency anemia and beta thalassemia trait in pregnant women3
Is Telemedicine our cup of tea? A nationwide cross-sectional survey regarding doctors’ experience and perceptions3
Burnout prevalence and associated factors in medical students in integrated modular curriculum: A cross-sectional study3
Health-related Quality of Life of Nurses Working in Tertiary Care Hospital of Karachi3
Efficacy of Liraglutide in clinical practice: Single centre experience3
Comparison of the effectiveness of novel intervention on restricted range of motion of shoulder in young healthy subjects3
A retrospective study of open and endoscopic nephron sparing surgery in the treatment of complex renal tumors3
Mechanical properties of an experimental resin based composite containing silver nanoparticles and bioactive glass3
Role of serum matrix metalloproteinase in the diagnosis of gastric cancer3
The association between monocyte HDL ratio and albuminuria in diabetic nephropathy3
Clinical characteristics and risk factors of lower extremity amputation in patients with diabetic foot3
Behcet’s Disease: Pakistani Experience2
Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID‑19) in Pakistan: Psychological impact and coping strategies of Health Care Professionals2
Efficacy of vancomycin in combination with various antimicrobial agents against clinical methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains2
Prevalence-pattern and risk factors of Cesarean section in a multiethnic cohort2
Prognostic factors of 112 elderly patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer2
Effect of Neural Therapy on shoulder dysfunction and pain in supraspinatus tendinopathy2