JMUST Vol 4 Issue 2

Journal for Medicine, UST

Editor: Dr. Raymond Rosales

ISSN: 2546-1621

Volume 4  Issue 2

For this 2020 May issue, I am most grateful to the editorial team who truly overextended themselves to get this issue out on time considering the difficult demands of their medical work during this pandemic and the necessity of protecting their families during the lockdown. To the authors, thank you for your unwavering energy to respond to our questions and accordingly revisit your articles.

This present JMUST issue included seven original/research articles, a systematic review and a case report. Expanding the journal reach and attuned to current times, we have incorporated tandem special article types.

Preparing for the Expected

As the world continues to be at war with the Covid-19 pandemic which challenges every public health resource including the well-being of fellow medical professionals, we, the JMUST editorial team give this special shout-out to all healthcare workers in the frontlines: Our hearts and every prayer go out to you as you bring every ounce of your expertise and unflagging spirit to save patients. May you and your loved ones be safe and protected. Very sadly, we salute those who succumbed to this disease while fulfilling their medical calling.

Amidst the COVID19 Pandemic: The best online learning and teaching practices in Internal Medicine Clerkship program of Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University Santo Tomas, Philippines

The best online teaching practices in the Internal Medicine Clerkship Program during the COVID-19 pandemic in the oldest university in Southeast Asia and oldest medical school in the Philippines was presented. Time constraint was a big factor during the unforeseen lockdown.

We Got to Move it, Move it: The Lived Experiences of Family Carers of Youth with Chronic Neurodevelopmental Disorders as They Enter into Adult Health Care

This study aims to explore the expectations and experiences of family carers of youths with chronic neurodevelopmental disorders who have undergone or are about to undergo transition into adult healthcare in a Filipino-based health care system.

Structure-Function Correlation of Juxtapapillary Choroidal Thickness With Visual Field Analysis of Patients Suspected With Glaucoma

To conduct an evaluation of juxtapapillary choroidal thickness of patients suspected with glaucoma obtained through spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) and correlate it with perimetry results.

Significance of the Anterior Tibial Translocation Sign in predicting the presence of Anterior Cruciate Ligament tears in Arthroscopically-proven cases

The aim of this research study is to show the value of anterior tibial translocation (ATT) sign as a predictor of ACL tear. More intently, this research study seeks to prove the independent value of anterior tibial translocation sign for deciding ACL status independent of the primary sign.

The Role of Teriparatide in the Management of Fracture Non-Union: A Systematic Review of Case Reports

Teriparatide has been known to aid in the treatment of osteoporosis but its use in the management of fracture disorders is poorly documented. This review aims to show that teriparatide administration may improve the healing process in fractures that fail to unite after sustaining trauma.

Multifocal Motor Neuropathy With Anti-GM1 Antibody: A Filipino Case Report

The aim of the report is to document, for the first time, a case of multiple motor neuropathy in a Filipino who presented with asymmetric weakness and confirmed as having high anti-GM1 antibody titers coupled with abnormalities in electromyography and nerve conduction studies.

Medical Education Through Distance Learning: How Does it Work?

The application of distance learning in medical education has been a continuous challenge to approximate face-to-face clinical skill teaching. Nonetheless, online education has proven to be effective in addressing student satisfaction, engagement, motivation and excellent academic performance. How eLearning evolved in a medical setting through the years and the evolution of state-of-the-art teaching resources will be discussed accordingly.