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Articles

Published
MAY 5, 2021

Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Perceived Practices on the Importance of Folate Among Filipino Women of Child-bearing Age in the Province of Batangas
Aiza Kris M. Bernardo
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Respiratory Manifestations, Radiologic Findings and Respiratory Management of Hospitalized children with COVID-19 among Different Age Groups: A Systematic Review
Maria Cristina H. Lozada, Fides Roxanne M. Castor, Kevin L. Bautista
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Interobserver Reliability of the Kellgren-Lawrence Classification of Degenerative Knee Osteoarthritis among Resident Physicians from the University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital
Alfredo P. Pacheco, Gregorio Marcelo S. Azores
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A Qualitative and Quantitative Study on the Abrasivity of five Philippine-brand Toothpastes
Amiel Jozcef Avellona Subido, Angelina A. Atienza
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Published
MAY 3, 2021

Botulinum Toxin Treatment Practice Recommendations for Movement Disorders Clinics During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Roland Dominic G. Jamora, Jeryl Ritzi T. Yu, Adrian I. Espiritu, Ryan M. Llorin, Rosemarie M. Tiongson, Arlene R. Ng
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Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score (ASPECTS) in Real Time: A Prospective Study of its Interobserver Variation among Radiologists in a Training Hospital from a Low-Resource Setting
Scott Riley K. Ong, Adovich S. Rivera, Ryan Jason DL. Urgel
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Diagnosis of Hydronephrosis or Ureteral Obstruction using Renal Sonography among Patients with Cervical Cancer
Scott Riley K. Ong, Adovich S. Rivera, Jarold P. Pauig
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Published
APR. 26, 2021

The Design and Outputs of the Pilot Implementation of the “Enhancing Skills in Screening and Assessment for Physicians and Rehabilitation Practitioners Level 2 Course”, Philippines, 2014
Carl Abelardo T. Antonio, Kristine Joy L. Tomanan, Eleanor C. Castillo, Jonathan P. Guevarra, Lolita L. Cavinta, Mariano S. Hembra, Ma. Lourdes Reyes-Sare, Clara H. Fuderanan, Salvador Benjamin D. Vista
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Prevalence and Determinants of the Utilization of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in the Teen Health Kiosk of a Public Secondary School in the City of Dasmariñas
Leslee Anne G. Cortez, Carmelita C. Canila
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Financial Assistance for the Treatment of Schizophrenia in Select Institutions in the Philippines
Jonathan P. Guevarra, Carl Abelardo T. Antonio, Kim L. Cochon, Amiel Nazer C. Bermudez, Fernando B. Garcia, Jr., Jorel A. Manalo, Gary T. Pagtiilan, Ernest Genesis M. Guevara, Stephanie M. Lao, Erwin G. Benedicto
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Fishing Methods and Occupational Safety Practices of Fishermen in a Coastal Municipality of Central Luzon
Kristine C. Alvina, Rafael R. Clemente, Mark Cedric M. Fabian, Lynnell Alexie D. Ong, Tricia Mhey R. Rivas, Paul Adrian V. Pinlac
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Published
APR. 7, 2021

Building the Capacity of the Next-Generation Philippine Occupational Therapy Academic Workforce: Insights from an Occupational Profile Study
Maria Concepcion C. Cabatan, Lenin C. Grajo, Erlyn A. Sana
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Lowland and Highland Varieties of Dioscorea esculenta Tubers Stimulate Growth of Lactobacillus sp. over Enterotoxigenic E. coli in vitro
Allan John R. Barcena, Aurora S. Nakpil, Nina G. Gloriani, Paul Mark B. Medina
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In Vitro Quorum Quenching Activity of Eleusine indica Crude Ethanolic Extract against Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Serratia marcescens
Allan John R. Barcena, Eunice Maricar M. Baldovino, Justin Grace Bañez, Czarina Ann B. Baptisma, Aldwin Matthew M. Baronda, Renren B. Barroga, Jumela Mica Q. Bautista, Gabriel Roberto G. Baybay, Rafael Mariano G. Baybay, Vibiene Norma C. Bernal, Katherine Adrielle R. Bersola, Katrina Ysabelle T. Bolaños, Hans Joren L. Bondoc, Julius Ervin S. Buitizon, Alec Xavier D. Bukuhan, John Patrick B. Bulaong, Jan Louise DC. Cabrera, Nikko H. Cabrestante, Gian Carlo M. Cabuco, Jose Paciano B.T. Reyes, Fresthel Monica M. Climacosa
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Prevalence and Determinants of the Utilization of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in the Teen Health Kiosk of a Public Secondary School in the City of Dasmariñas
Leslee Anne G. Cortez, Carmelita C. Canila
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Therapeutic Plasma Exchange in Thyroid Storm Refractory to Conventional Treatment
Harold Henrison C. Chiu, Jim Paulo D. Sarsagat, Hydelene B. Dominguez, Josephine Anne C. Lucero, Angelique Bea C. Uy, Elizabeth Paz-Pacheco
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Published
MAR. 31, 2021

Association of Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio and Platelet-Lymphocyte Ratio with Diabetic Kidney Disease among Adult Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies
Lilluck F. Alacapa, Marc Gregory Y. Yu, Mark Anthony S. Sandoval
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Determination of the Antimicrobial Property of Oregano (Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng.) Crude Aqueous Leaf Extract against Throat Pathogens using Broth and Checkerboard Dilution Methods
Sofia Isabel T. Manlubatan, Kara Mae H. Matias, Kenneth Roy P. Mendoza, Sheryll Anne R. Manalili, Kris Conrad M. Mangunay, Christine Mae G. Olivar, Johnnel G. Pahila, Greco Mark B. Malijan, Paulo Miguel G. Manzanilla, Marie Abigail M. Marin, Ramon Joseph Y. Mata, Abdel Hadi M. Mohammad Isa, Carla Maja Lizl A. Montaña, Maika Kamille M. Mortell, Mark Terence P. Mujer, Patricia A. Nacianceno, Maria Regina Rocio S. Naval, Joseph V. Oraño, Gabriel M. Ozoa, Alfredo P. Pacheco, Leonila E. Casanova, Cleotilde H. How
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Epigastric Pain and Jaundice as Initial Presentation in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): A Case Series in a Tertiary Hospital
Eleonor G. Rodenas-Sabico, Germana Emerita V. Gregorio
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Delayed-type Hypersensitivity Reaction to Glargine and Biphasic Isophane Human Insulin in a Filipino Patient with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management
Carol Stephanie C. Tan-Lim, Addah S. de Peralta, Alric V. Mondragon
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Published
MAR. 29, 2021

Radiomorphometric of the Jaw for Gender Prediction: A Digital Panoramic Study
Eha Renwi Astuti, Hanna Bachtiar Iskandar, Haris Nasutianto, Berty Pramatika, Deny Saputra, Ramadhan Hardani Putra
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Mixed Gonadal Dysgenesis with an Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor in a Filipino Adolescent
Marie Julianne C. Racoma, Julianne Keane M. Pascual, Edsel Allan G. Salonga, Mary Ann R. Abacan
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A Study on the Association of Perceived Spiritual Beliefs, Practices, and Well-Being of Breast Cancer Patients in a Tertiary General Hospital
Kimberly S. Cariñgal, Manuel F. Medina, Jr., Martha Jane Pauline S. Umali
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Published
MAR. 24, 2021

Relationship of Serum Vitamin D with Liver Disease Severity and Bone Abnormalities in Cholestatic Children
Evangeline P. Capul, Germana Emerita V. Gregorio, Jarold P. Pauig
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The Effect of a two-day Training and Refresher Program on the Basic Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care Knowledge and Skills of Health Workers in Legazpi City, Albay
Ma. Stephanie Fay S. Cagayan, Rita Mae Ang-Bon, Fernando B. Garcia, Jr., Filomena S. San Juan, Cecilia L. Llave, Catherine Banwell, Erlidia F. Llamas-Clark
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Published
MAR. 22, 2021

Zoochemical Analyses and In vitro Antimicrobial Activity of Crude Methanolic Extract of Perna viridis
Joenilo E. Paduhilao II, Leni G. Yap-Dejeto
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Visual and Hearing Impairments among Working and Retired Employees with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Two Academic Communities in the Philippines
Angely P. Garcia, Shelley Ann F. de la Vega, Maria Stella T. Giron, Sarah Jane S. Fabito
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Berardinelli-Seip Congenital Lipodystrophy in a Filipino Child
Ebner Bon G. Maceda, Charlotte Averill Y. Tan, Jeanne Ruth U. Basas, Mary Ann R. Abacan
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Rationing of Nursing Care and its Relationship to Nurse Practice Environment in a Tertiary Public Hospital
Reiner Lorenzo J. Tamayo, Maria Khrizalyn Faye Quintin-Gutierrez, Mildred B. Campo, Marivin Joy F. Lim, Peter T. Labuni
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Published
MAR. 16, 2021

Tuberculosis Case Finding and Case Holding Practices In Selected Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation Centers (DATRCS) In Luzon, Philippines
Jonathan P. Guevarra, Eleanor C. Castillo, Carl Abelardo T. Antonio, Mikko Anthony L. Ting, Lolita L. Cavinta, Audrey B. Lara, Kyle Patrick Y. Eugenio, Kristine Joy L. Tomanan, Ma. Vilma V. Diez, Anna Marie Celina G. Garfin, Manuel C. Panopio, Salvador Benjamin D. Vista
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Burnout is associated with amount of work and sleep quality of public-school dentists in the Caraga region
Junhel Dalanon, Yoshizo Matsuka
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Facilitators and Barriers to Implementation of the Pharmacy DOTS Initiative in Selected Project Sites in the Philippines
Jonathan P. Guevarra, Carl Abelardo T. Antonio, Amiel Nazer C. Bermudez, Kim L. Cochon, Azar G. Agbon, Michelle D. Avelino, Jorel A. Manalo, Diana Dalisay A. Orolfo, Eden C. Mendoza, Ronald Allan M. Fabella
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A Prospective Cohort Study of the Quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) Score versus Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) Criteria in the Determination and Prognostication of Sepsis in a Philippine Tertiary Hospital
Onion Gerald V. Ubaldo, Stephanie Rachel C. Ang, Maria Fe Raymundo-Tayzon, Cybele Lara R. Abad, Karl Evans R. Henson, Jude Erric L. Cinco
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Acceptability of Height Measuring Equipment of Different Materials among Community Nutrition and Health Workers and Parents in Laguna Province, Philippines
Maria Theresa M. Talavera, Normahitta P. Gordoncillo, Nancy A. Tandang, Divine Grace C. Domingo
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Solid Cystic Pseudopapillary Tumor of the Pancreas in Children: A Case Series
Evangeline P. Capul, Germana V. Gregorio, Jose Ma. C. Avila
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To do, or not to do, that is the question: Appropriateness of the Requested CT and MR Imaging Studies in the Philippine General Hospital Outpatient Department Based on the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria
Patricia Rose L. Dairo-Mabansag, Ryan Jason DL. Urgel
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Spatio-temporal Differences in the Filipinos’ Search Trends for Toothache and Milk Tea
Junhel Dalanon, Liz Muriel Diano, Yoshizo Matsuka
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Community-Driven Evaluation of E. coli Levels in Domestic-Use Underground Water Sources in Angono, Philippines
Hisaaki Kato, Seiji Maruyama, Gilbert J. Merino, Noel R. Juban
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Published
MAR. 15, 2021

Practical Guidance in the Conduct of a Scoping Review: Insights from Experience in the College of Public Health, University of the Philippines Manila
Carl Abelardo T. Antonio, Arianna Maever L. Amit, Ma. Sophia Graciela L. Reyes, Kim L. Cochon, Jonathan P. Guevarra, Amiel Nazer C. Bermudez, Chelseah Denise H. Torres, Azar G. Agbon
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Implementation of the Training Program on Retooling of Personnel of the Center for Health Development Calabarzon, Philippines
Carl Abelardo T. Antonio, Eleanor C. Castillo, Carmelita C. Canila, Richard S. Javier, Racel G. Carreon, Jennifer Christina T. Tiu, Ma. Sophia Graciela L. Reyes, Ernesto R. Gregorio Jr.
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Published
MAR. 8, 2021

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in Pre-term Pregnancy: A Case Report
Rafa Jireh O. Iglesias, Maria Teresita B. Aspi
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Bioaccumulation and Non-Carcinogenic Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in Selected Fish Species from South Bay of Laguna Lake
Carmela Jhoy G. Mercado, Liezl M. Atienza, Clarissa B. Juanico, Dinah Pura T. Depositario, Wilma A. Hurtada
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Published
MAR. 2, 2021

Assessment of Core and Functional Competencies of Technical Personnel of the Center for Health Development Calabarzon, Philippines
Eleanor C. Castillo, Carl Abelardo T. Antonio, Racel G. Carreon, Jennifer Christina T. Tiu, Ma. Sophia Graciela L. Reyes, Romeo R. Quizon, Ernesto R. Gregorio Jr.
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Knowledge and Consumption Practices on Probiotics in Selected Low to Middle-Income Class Filipino Mothers in an Urban City
Cecile Leah T. Bayaga, Marietoni B. Pico, Jethro Ian G. Belano, Demetria C. Bongga, Alonzo A. Gabriel
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Published
FEB. 26, 2021

Challenges and Pitfalls in the Design and Reporting of Qualitative Research in the Health Sciences: Reflections from a Referee and Reviewer
Carl Abelardo T. Antonio
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Published
FEB. 25, 2021

Development of a Patient-Safety Checklist for Use During Fluoroscopic or Image-Guided, Minimally-Invasive Procedure in the Department of Radiology, Philippine General Hospital
Ryan Jason DL. Urgel, Imarzen V. Elepano
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Published
FEB. 22, 2021

Behavioral, Normative, and Control Beliefs of Filipino Men Who Have Sex with Men on Repeat HIV Testing and Counseling
Samuel Brando H. Piamonte
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Published
FEB. 20, 2021

Angelman Syndrome in a Filipino Child
Roan Eireen L. Buenaventura, Ebner Bon G. Maceda, Leniza De Castro-Hamoy
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Published
FEB. 9, 2021

A Descriptive Study of the Nutritional and Frailty Status of Working and Retired Employees within an Academic Community in the Philippines
Teri-Marie P. Laude, Eleanor E. Merca, Renato V. Torres, Godfrey Josef R. Torres, Shelley Ann F. de la Vega, Angely P. Garcia, Sarah Jane S. Fabito
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Published
FEB. 5, 2021

Acceptability of Information Technology Systems Developed for Distant Philippine Communities among Local Health Providers
Alvin B. Caballes
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Published
FEB. 2, 2021

Diagnostic Yield of Bronchoscopic Techniques in Evaluating Primary Lung Cancer: The Philippine General Hospital (PGH) Experience
Michelle Anne M. Encinas-Latoy, Marvin C. Masalunga, Roland Reuben B. Angeles, Anna Katrina G. Tojino
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Published
JAN. 25, 2021

Appropriate Use of Coronary Angiogram among Service Patients at the UP-Philippine General Hospital in the Year 2019
John C. Añonuevo, Jaime Alfonso M. Aherrera, Lauren Kay M. Evangelista, Paula Victoria Catherine Y. Cheng, Charlene F. Agustin, Marc Denver A. Tiongson, Valerie R. Ramiro, Felix Eduardo R. Punzalan
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Characterization of Purified Coconut Oil Bodies as an Encapsulating Agent for Doxorubicin and Paclitaxel
Pamela T. Aliman, Ronina Franne N. Cada, Mark Kevin P. Devanadera, Alexis M. Labrador, Myla R. Santiago-Bautista
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Active Aging Health Determinants among Working and Retired Filipino Older Persons Living in an Urban Academic Campus
Shelley Ann F. de la Vega, Nimfa B. Ogena, Maria Stella T. Giron, Angely P. Garcia, Hannah M. Pellejo, Sarah Jane S. Fabito, Vicente O. Medina III
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Published
JAN. 11, 2021

Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Adults on Cholesterol Management in CALABARZON Region
Diorella Marie M. Tria, Leila S. Africa, Aimee Sheree A. Barrion, April Shayne L. Sulabo
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Published
JAN. 05, 2021

Patient and Caregiver Preparedness for Discharge from the Internal Medicine Wards of the University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital
Louis Mervyn B. Leones, Lance Isidore G. Catedral, Jhoanna Rose H. Velasquez, Lia Aileen Palileo-Villanueva
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Published
DEC. 20, 2020

An Integrative Review of Home Visiting Programs for Mothers and Infants from Birth to 12 Months in Developed and Underdeveloped Countries
Floreliz V. Ngaya-an, Ryan Q. De Torres, Lourdes Marie S. Tejero, Cathrine Fowler
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Published
DEC. 13, 2020

The Application of the ADDIE Model and the Training Cycle in the Development, Implementation and Evaluation of Training Program on Data Use for Decision-making among End-users of Electronic Health Information System
Jonathan P. Guevarra, Arturo M. Ongkeko Jr., Carl Abelardo T. Antonio, Amiel Nazer C. Bermudez, Portia H. Fernandez–Marcelo
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Ten-year Review of Patients with Resected Esophagogastric Junction Adenocarcinoma in the Philippine General Hospital
Shiela S. Macalindong, Arturo S. Dela Peña, Brian Buckley
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Published
DEC. 10, 2020

Comparison of Two Circuit Class Therapy Programs on Walking Capacity, Gait Velocity and Stair Ambulation among Patients with Chronic Stroke: a Parallel Pretest-Posttest Pilot Study
Kristofferson G. Mendoza, Maria Eliza R. Aguila, Fil Charles S. Alfonso, Marianne Grace T. Alfonso, Karen D. Elmi, Edward James R. Gorgon
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