Update on Depression in Children and Adolescents

  • Dr. Finza Latif
  • 2019-12-17

Depression among children and adolescents is common but frequently unrecognized. It affects 2 percent of prepubertal children and 5 to 8 percent of adolescents. The clinical spectrum of the disease can range from simple sadness to a major depressive or bipolar disorder...

Machine Learning in Medicine and Neurology

  • Dr. Junaid Kalia
  • 2019-11-14

Computers and information technology has played a pivotal role in the advancement of healthcare.

Grand Rounds - Use of blended learning in medical education, Setting up APPNA academy

APPNA MERIT Grand Rounds - Use of blended learning in medical education, Setting up APPNA academy

Pharmacogenetics Individualized Patient Care in Psychiatry

Pharmacogenetics is the study of inherited genetic differences in drug metabolic pathways (and other pharmacological principles, like enzymes, messengers and receptors) which can affect individual responses to drugs, both in terms of therapeutic effect as well as adverse effects.

Introduction to Transplant Psychiatry

Transplant psychiatrists screen for absolute and relative psychiatric contraindications and treat psychological conditions before (eg, anxiety, depression) and after (eg, delirium, PTSD) transplant.

Stroke Units and Future Directions of Stroke Care in Pakistan

This Workshop is a skill development educational activity designed to improve knowledge of Acute stroke care including its presentations, mimics, pitfalls, current guidelines and introduction to IV thrombolysis.

Stroke Core Measures: The Science behind it

The topic is focused on General Practitioners and Availability of Thromobolytic agents (tPA) is not needed. The workshop is aimed at providing care for patients not able to get IV tPA and identify potential patients for tPA candidacy.

Thrombectomy in Acute Stroke: Neuro-Endovascular Management

  • Prof Qasim Bashir MD
  • 2019-04-24

This Workshop is a skill development educational activity designed to improve knowledge of Acute stroke care including its presentations, mimics, pitfalls, current guidelines and introduction to IV thrombolysis.

Localization in Nervous System

  • Dr. Syed Arif Ali Jaffery
  • 2019-04-22

Localization means “where,” is the lesion responsible for a patient’s symptoms and signs. Localization requires an understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system, its blood supply, and the disease processes that affect it

What is Orthostatic Tremor?

Primary orthostatic tremor is a rare movement disorder characterized by a rapid tremor in the legs that occurs when standing. The tremor disappears partially or completely when an affected person is walking or sitting.