Volume 2, Number 2, September 2014


Table of Contents
From the Desk of the Editor
Use of Corticosteroid in Critically Ill : Cautions and Precautions
Hossain Shahid Ferdous    51-52

Original Articles
Microbiological Profile of Severe Lower Respiratory Tract Infection in Intensive Care Unit of a Tertiary Care Center of Dhaka, Bangladesh
M Abdul Mannan, M Abul Kashem, Fazle Rabbi Mohammed, Raihan Rabbani, M Motiul Islam    53-56

Pattern of Pulmonary Function Test in Patients with Severe Mitral Stenosis
Umme Salma Khan, Abdullah Al Shafi Majumder, AKM Monwarul Islam, Fazle Rabbi Mohammed    57-59

Bacterial Isolates from Tracheal Aspirates and their Anti-microbial Susceptibility in Mechanically-Ventilated Children with Pneumonia Admitted to an Urban Critical Care Ward
KM Shahunja, Mohammed Abdus Salam, Tahmeed Ahmed, Pradip Kumar Bardhan, Shafiqul Alam Sarker, Hasan Ashraf, Abu Syeed Golam Faruque, Md Iqbal Hossain, Md Munirul Islam, Sumon Kumar Das, M Sharifuzzaman, Abu Sadat Mohammad Sayeem Bin Shahid, Mohammad Habibur Rahman Sarker, Mohammod Jobayer Chisti    60-64

Biochemical Evaluation and Out Come of Hepatitis E in Pregnancy
Fazle Rabbi Mohammed, Raihana Amin, HAM Nazmul Ahasan, Md Billal Alam    65-67

Brief Comminications
Patterns of AKI Patients Requiring Sustained Low Efficiency Dialysis (SLED) Admitted in an ICU of Bangladesh
Kaniz Fatema, Mohammad Omar Faruq, ASM Areef Ahsan, Fatema Ahmed    68-70

Review Articles
The Use of Bubble CPAP and Humidified High Flow Nasal Cannula Oxygen Therapy in Children with Severe Pneumonia and Hypoxemia: A Systematic Review of the Evidence
Mohammod Jobayer Chisti, Trevor Duke, Tahmeed Ahmed, KM Shahunja, Abu SMSB Shahid, Abu SG Faruque, Hasan Ashraf, Pradip Kumar Bardhan, Stephen M Graham, Mohammed Abdus Salam    71-78

Case Reports
A Case Report of an Unusual Presentation: Could the Early Use of Interventional Radiology have Saved this Patient of Scrub Typhus
Habib Md Reazaul Karim, Prithwis Bhattacharyya, Md Yunus    79-80

A Case of Overt GI Bleeding from a Obscured Source in a Cirrhotic Patient
Deepankar Kumar Basak, Md Samsul Arfin, Mohammed Motahar Hossain    81-84

Post-Angiography Contrast-Induced Encephalopathy
Adnan Shareef, Ahmad Mursel Anam, Meher Nigar Alam, Raihan Rabbani    85-86

A Case of Maculopapular Skin Rash without any Systemic Symptoms
Mohammad Mainul Hasan Chowdhury, Farzana Shumy, Probal Sutradhar, Abed Hussain Khan, Quazi Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed    87-89

Clinical Image
Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
Ahmad Mursel Anam, Farzana Shumy, Adnan Shareef, Raihan Rabbani    90-91