UERMMMCI HEALTH SCIENCES JOURNAL
The UERMMMCI Health Sciences Journal is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year by the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center Research Institute for Health Sciences. It publishes original articles, reviews, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, case reports and editorials written by the faculty, trainees, students and personnel of the Medical Center.
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- Association between family dynamics and the length of screen time of preschool children in Quezon City: A cross-sectional study.
- The accuracy of the Innovo Deluxe Fingertip Pulse Oximeter perfusion index in predicting hypotension during balanced general anesthesia induction – a prospective observational study.
- A comparative dose-response study on the efficacy and safety of intrathecal morphine effectiveness in post-cesarean patients under spinal anesthesia at a tertiary hospital.
- A descriptive cross-sectional study on the prevalence of noise-induced hearing loss among traffic enforcers in selected major roads in Quezon City.
- Interdigital pilonidal sinus: An occupational disease of pet groomers.
Dione Gale B. Naval, Natalie Roxanne B. Nisce, Pamela Grace P. Nifas, Jerard Iane R. Monge, Monica Marie V. Mercado, Kyla Dawn C. Mina, Jan Robin D. Narvaez, Maybelle Colyn U. Najera, Myr Patricia F. Montiveros, Davy Martin R. Mojica, Carlos Alberto Gerardo J. Monfort, Ray Alfonso M. Mendoza and Leopoldo P. Sison, Jr., MD, MPH
Brian Rainier T. Herradura, MD, Beverly Anne P. Portugal, MD and Olivia C. Flores, MD, MEM
Dianne Mary Cel L. Reyes, MD, Glenn D. Mariñas, MD, MCE and Olivia C. Flores, MD, MEM
Joanna Pauline C. Kwan Tiu, Mariama Mae B. Lacsamana, Christine G. Lacdo-o, Julina Maria P. Katigbak, Jaira Y. Evangelista, Darwin A. Espiritu, Annjanette V. Fabro, Jerwin Caesar A. Estacio, Princess Joy D. Estrella, Jeremias Anton M. Fabricante, Arvin Jon C. Fariñas, Ma. Penafrancia L. Adversario, MD, MSPH, Elmo R. Lago, MD, MA and Jean Roschelle M. Alonso, MD
Rachelle C. Ramilo, MD, Cindy Jao-Tan, MD, Camille B. Angeles, MD, Lian C. Jamisola, MD, and Maria Nina F. Pascasio, MD
- Are risky behaviors associated with tattoos? The association of tattooing with non-sexual health risk behaviors among Filipino college students .
- The effects of binaural beats stimulation compared to classical music on the memory of senior high school students: a randomized controlled trial.
- Factors affecting availment of Expanded Z-MORPH Program in an urban communitybased rehabilitation center: A mixed methods study.
- A cross-sectional study on the knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) of mothers and caregivers on immunization in Quezon City.
- Comparative study: banana-polyester fiber with guava extract (GuaBaNIKA) socks) as an alternative to cotton in prosthetic socks.
- Recycled plastics: An alternative material for prosthetic check socket fabrication.
- Prevalence of depression among medical students in a private medical school: A cross-sectional study.
- Angelica keiskei (ashitaba) as adjuvant therapy in the maintenance of blood glucose levels among patients with type II diabetes mellitus.
Jose Ma. Joaquin B. Buñag, Gail B. Burgos, Peter Jared Michael F. Caballes, Rachel Jean S. Cabangon, Von Merrylou D. Cabanilla, Paolo Miguel Y. Cabero, Juan Carlo M. Cacao, Daniella Marie L. Cagampan, Ma. Antonette P. Calipjo, Reubenne A. Candelario, Jacqueline D. Canoza, Kenneth E. Cantalejo, Carolyn Pia Jerez-Bagain, MD, Gerald Caesar O. Libranda, MD, and Leopoldo P. Sison Jr., MD, MPH
Jeo Renzo B. Cortez, Sharmaine S. Chua, Miguel Jose J. Cid, Cesar Ian T. Claro, Jessica Regina S. Claveria, Chantelle Vianca D. Cobarrubias, Miguel Deo G. Colasito, Jan Angela V. Conda, Elliene Justine R. Conejos, Kristell Ann L. Constantino, Frances May L. Coralde, Charina Bianca B. Cortez and Jose Ronilo G. Juangco, MD, MPH
Cybil Brigitta P. Kwok, Timothy Christian M. Aromin, Anna Katrina D. Bongalonta, Ian Carlo G. Medina, John Lemuel A. Balatucan, PTRP, Alyssa Joyce D. Gorgonio, CPO, Jerome B. Lovidad, PTRP, CPO, Jose Ronilo G. Juangco, MD, MPH
Ryana Anjela D. Quero, Pamela Agatha A. Puno, Anne Marie P. Qua, Robert John T. Quiroz, Timothy Jorge L. Quenery, Pristine Joy B. Polido, Lia Veronique S. Priela, Gunjan V. Prithiani, Melvin V. Prudente Jr., Joselle C. Pua and Grace E. Brizuela, MD, MSPH
Krisha Kate T. Tansiongco, Alexander L. Abellon, Iris Cecile M. Ambatali, Nicko Sean S. Cantiga and Marichelle A.de Castro, RN, CPO
Feliz Nicole R. Arcilla, CPO, Anna Katrina M. Garcia, BPO, Marc Andre R. Sarthou, BPO, Anna Margarita A. Lugue, PTRP, CPO, Andre Dominic M. Rubiano, CPO
Paulina Nicole G. Vitocruz, Ann Pauline G. Vivar, RN, Georgene Danielle R. Whang, Namfon M. Wonglue, RMT, Ynh-Chun Wu, RMT; Larimel Jean P. Yadao; Ann Melody Y. Yao, Jacob C. Ybanez; Adrian B. Yu, RPh., Jose Luisito A. Zulueta, MD, Jose Ronilo G. Juangco, MD, MPH, and Maria Paz S. Garcia, MD
Hannah Trisha C. Fuentebella, Ciela Kadeshka A. Fuentes, Pamela Anne M. Gaerlan, Gladys Ericka D. Galang, Rizza Anne Joy P. Galapon, Jouella Camille Q. Mercado, Marra Yoshabel B. Mien, Ma. Allana June C. Miña, Celine Danielle L. Miral, Hannah Faith R. Mojica, Kryle Marxel E. Molina, Rose Ann G. Moncatar and Jose Ronilo G. Juangco, MD, MPH
- “NUTRI-CHIKA: Usapan Tungkol at para sa Nutrisyon” an inter-professional community nutrition program – a health outcome evaluation.
- Knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) of nursing staff regarding depressive disorders in a private hospital in Quezon City, Philippines.
- The comparison between management recommendations of the Neonatal Early Onset Sepsis Calculator and CDC/AAP Guidelines among culture-proven early onset sepsis admitted at University of East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center from January 2013 to December 2017.
- Quality of life among Filipino amputees after prosthetic rehabilitation at the UERMMMCI Philippine School of Prosthetics and Orthotics Charity Clinic.
- A cross-sectional study on the HIV-related knowledge, attitudes and practices of male youth having sex with men in Metro Manila.
- Association between duration of gadget use and the socio-emotional difficulties of junior high school students in selected private schools in Quezon City: An analytic cross-sectional study.
- Experiences and perceptions of former medical students on the neurology curriculum: a reminiscing focus group discussion.
- Mental health promotion program to enhance maternal adjustment among postpartum women.
- Efficacy and safety of monopolar radiofrequency for the improvement of facial skin laxity and rhytides: a systematic review of clinical trials.
- Carcinosarcoma expleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland with no history of long-standing or recurrent pleomorphic adenoma – a case report.
Jose Ronilo G. Juangco, MD, MPH, Ramon Jason M. Javier, MD, MSTM, Januario E. Sia-Cunco, MD, MHSE, Clarita C. Penalba, RN, MAN, PhD, John Lemuel A. Balatucan, PTRP, Ingrid M. Paneda, MD and Guillano C. Lacsamana, RMT, MOH
Hecil A. Cruz, MD and Melissa Paulita V. Mariano, MD
Angelia Septiane Beandda, MD, Katherine Mae A. Doctor, MD and Jacqueline Doctor Bernabe, MD, MMHoA
Hannah Lois G. Tarroja, MD and Cherryrich M. Cheng, MD
Beatriz Z. Arellano, Aliza Mariel B. Armamento, RMT, Donita N. Arnesto, John Paul S. Arquines, RMT, Joanna Mae S. Avanceña, RMT, Erica Charleen M. Baluan, Axl Rose B. Bangit, RMT, Reshan D. Baoas, MS, Fatima Mae B. Barateta, RCh, Angela Carmina Q. Barroquillo, PTRP, Calvin EJ R. Bautista, RPh, Shaila P. Bautista and Jose Ronilo G. Juangco, MD, MPH
Bianca Mari B. Dizon, Marie Krista Yna D. Dolor, Angelica Jane T. Domalanta, Princess Fe M. Domingo, Jeune Azelia V. Dominguez, Abegail M. Dulay, Vlanche April C. Dulfo, Hazel Monique A. Dumo, Kristel Joyce T. Ebuengan, Danielle Dominique L. Eduardo, Patricia Denise J. Ela, Toni Anne B. Elarmo, Maria Peñafrancia L. Adversario, MD
Amado M. San Luis, MD, MSPH, Cely D. Magpantay, PhD and Jose D. Quebral, MD
Ria Valerie D. Cabanes, MAN, RN
Maria Niña F. Pascasio, MD, Sharon Margaret V. Wong, MD, Camille Berenguer-Angeles, MD, Cindy Jao-Tan, MD, Lian C. Jamisola, MD and Alma T. Amado, MD
Francia Victoria A. De Los Reyes, MD, Socorro Cruz-Yañez, MD and Maria Josefa DL. Mesina, MD
- Measuring the levels of knowledge and attitudes regarding advance directives of families of patients admitted in UERMMMCI: a descriptive cross-sectional study.
- Effectiveness of neem seed oil methanolic extract shampoo versus permethrin shampoo in the reduction of head lice infestation in children.
- Association between parental authority prototype and perceived self-esteem of adolescent nursing students at UERMMMCI.
- Effects of 70% isopropyl alcohol wipes and bleach-based wipes in disinfecting nurses' mobile phone: a quasi-experimental approach.
- Effectiveness of immature Mangifera indica Linn (mango) fruit in reducing the Ascaris lumbricoides infection among children: a non-inferiority randomized controlled trial.
- Effectiveness of Brassica juncea (mustard green) leaf decoction as an adjunct in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus among Filipinos: a randomized clinical trial.
- A quasi-experimental study on the effect of a nursery rhyme on the comfort of infants after vaccination in selected barangay health centers in Quezon City.
Karlos Pio H. Alampay Airah Gizelle A. Abacan, , Jearwin C. Angeles, Jimuel D. Añonuevo, Ralph Lorenz R. Apilado, Bett Shannen M. Carpio, Monica Castro, Ma. Felilia Noela M. Cataquis, Kathleen Jessica S. Cheng, Christian Leo T. Chua, Jennifer M. Nailes, MD, MSPH
Lawrence Anne N. Sabellina, Christine Sascha S. Salamanca, Donn Enrico A. Santos, Mariel Anne C. Seron, Atria B. Planes, Maria Alyssa Y. Policarpio, John Michael A. Ramos, Ivan Anthony Y. Resurreccion, Aristotle F. Reyes, Jose Ronilo G. Juangco, MD, MPH
Karieza Genese E. Basinang, Maegan Therese V. Tenorio, Katrina Mae T. Valencia, Ralph Emmanuel M. Villora, Maria Decerie J. Violan, Janelle P. Castro, RN, MSN
Alvin Clark M. Garlitos, Faye P. Tamayo, Joyce An A. Wenceslao, Ma. Cassandra Mae C. Santos, Renz Marco V. Batac, Rizalyn T. San Juan, Marlyn L. Vicerra, RMT, MS Bio, LPT, Mildred G. Glinoga, RM, RN, PhD
Michael Kevin H. Espino, Jan Paola B. Frayna, Anne Christine E. Gagui, Gerald M. Gaitos, Raquelynne M. Galicia, Joseph R. Gallardo, James Rainier M. Garcia, Ma. Cristina Z. Garcia, Jose Ronilo G. Juangco, MD, MPH
Samantha Pauline G. Chio, Ma. Elaine D. Chua, Monica B. Coralde, Raphael Carlos P. Covar, Mariah Sandrine M. Dating, Janica Crissel Y. Francisco, Kryzta Kate V. Gabay, Bianca Marguerite DG. Gatbonton, Jose Jonathan F. Giron, Herald Jervy D. Go, Clarissa Isabel B. Hernandez, Tsung-Jen Hou, Monaflor Abigail G. Ignacio, Anna Victoria F. Ilagan, Remigio Jay-Ar Z. Butacan IV, MD
Monique Louise L. Maglaqui, Mark Victor A. Magbanua, Natash Angela D.G. Llabres, Princess Aurea L. Maderazo, Kim T. Jacob, Joseph M. Jimenez, Jillan Lorraine V. Jugo, Erick Rowel G. Ko, Jamila S. Labarentos, Anna Eloisa A. Lagman, Angeli Carina Lahoz, Jean-Valerie M. Lalusis, Marionne Ainon M. Lanzona, Jose Luisito A. Zulueta, MD (Adviser)
- A pilot randomized study comparing Blumea balsamifera (sambong) and terpenes on ureterolithiasis.
- A randomized controlled clinical trial on the effectiveness of cinnamon tea in reducing menopausal symptoms among perimenopausal women.
- Awareness of physical therapy among grade 10 students under the K-12 program.
- Validation of a proposed instructional workbook in the teaching of cells, carbohydrates and proteins college biochemistry.
- Spirituality and self-efficacy among caregivers of patients with terminal illness.
- Antibiotics versus no antibiotic therapy for uncomplicated sigmoid diverticulitis: a meta-analysis.
- Primary serous papillary carcinoma arising from the omentum with metastasis to the parametrium and bilateral ovarian and fallopian tube serosal surface: a case report.
Rommel P. Bactalan, MD and Tennille Tan, MD.
Marie Antonette O. Feliciano, Franchesca N. Felix, Beatrix Maria Lilia A. Fider, Frances D. Fontanilla, Anna Katerina R. Francisco, Diorella Mae S. Gatapia, Maria Carla V. Gonzales, Paul Nichol G. Gonzales, Yoni Benjamin G. Gonzales, Chloe Stephanie O. Gotianse, Jose Ronilo G. Juangco (Faculty Adviser)
Jo-anne Paula A. Rimando, Edeline S. Bañes, Geryce Gael M. Bolito, Justine Marie P. Palermo, Jerica Kathlyn Khrystle V. Arellano, Miguel Manjo I. Yap, Gerald Lester A. Caoili
Luthgarda D. Estrella
Cristina Aramburo, Najeela Anne Diron, Keziah Guanzon, Kierstein Lai, Richan Ledda, Darren Obligar
Willmar Jayve M. Añoso, Omar O. Ocampo
Francia Victoria A. de los Reyes, Janet Lim-Dy
Katherine O. Ordinario, Emmanuel S. Astudillo