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Acute Kidney Injury: Treatment with Unani Medicine—Case Report  [PDF]
Muhammad Shakil Ahmad Siddiqui, Khan Usmanghani
Chinese Medicine (CM) , 2014, DOI: 10.4236/cm.2014.52014
A male named Anwer Jamal, age 45 years, married, visited Clinic Rafaheaam Dawakhana Ajmali on March 29, 2013, with history of glomerulonephritis, inherited renal diseases, hypertension and previously hooked on voltaren 50 (Diclofenic Sodium, 50 mg) and was not on dialysis. Different diagnostic parameters showed the patient was suffering from acute renal failure according to the RIFLE criteria. AKI is life threatening when kidneys suddenly is unable to filter waste products from blood. The patient was treated and managed with herbal medicines according to Unani system of medicine. Reversal of the parameter such as serum creatinine from 7.90 mg/dl (6.58 fold high) to 0.81mg/dl within two weeks clearly shows the remarkable recovery in a short period of time. During this period the other related parameters e.g. blood urea nitrogen (BUN), serum albumin, albuminuria, blood pressure were also normalized whereas clinical sign and symptom exhibited improvement.
Work ethics: An Islamic prospective
Muhammad Shakil Ahmad
International Journal of Human Sciences , 2011,
Abstract: Islamic principles completely cover all aspects of life including working in an organization. Current study explore the job related variables an their connection with Islamic Work Ethics. Current study explores the literature relevant to Islamic Work Ethics. Previous study results show that there is significant impact of Islamic work ethics on organizational commitment, job satisfaction and rewards while Islamic work ethics has no significant relation with intention to quit job. Different studies results shows that Islamic work ethics can help build a better morale amongst employees which in turn can result in greater employee job satisfaction. Furthermore adopting Islamic work ethics improves organizational commitment, level of motivation and thus is likely to reduce the number of staff wanting to leave the organization i.e. quitting the job.
Effect of Various Soil Management Practices on the Vigour Yield and Quality of Sky Spur Apple Cultivar
Muhammad Akram Nasir,Muhammad Afzal,Shakil Ahmad
Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences , 2000,
Abstract: Not Available
One-Month-Old Female Baby with Symmetrical Hydrocephalus: Treatment Option  [PDF]
Muhammad Shakil Ahmad Siddiqui, Khan Usmanghani, Ejaz Mohiuddin, Laeequr Rahman Malik
Chinese Medicine (CM) , 2012, DOI: 10.4236/cm.2012.33018
Abstract: A female infant, named Anum 1.8 kg was born on 9th August 2007 at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) with a big head, Occipitofrontal Circumference (OFC) 36 cm. She was admitted on 29th August 2007 and was discharged on 5th September 2007 from Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre after the management of moderate birth asphyxia. Cranial ultrasound revealed moderate Hydrocephalus (symmetrical) with prominent third ventricle. Treatment and its effectiveness have been discussed.
Performance of Some Almond Cultivars under Soan Valley Climatic Conditions
Muhammad Akram Nasir,Attiq Akhtar,Shakil Ahmad
Journal of Biological Sciences , 2001,
Abstract: The present studies were made on the performance of six imported cultivars and one local selection of almond strain at the Horticultural Research Station, Soan Valley Nowshera, Khushab during 1997 to 1999. Local selection almond strain gave a little earlier bloom while all other cultivars were late. However, all tested cultivars matured at the same time during second week of July. Jordonela, Non-perial, Neplus-Ultra, Vesta and Mission are thin shelled while local selection kernel percentage were produced by Jordonela and minimum in Mission and local selection. Is medium thick shell. Maximum nut length, nut thickness, kernel length, kernel weight and kernel percentage were produced by Jordenela and minimum in Mission and local selection. Yield in terms of number of fruit per tree and nut weight per tree was maximum in Nepus-Ultra followed by Non-Perial and Jordonola. Kernel breadth was maximum in Mission. On the basis of overall performance, qualitatively Jordonola performed the best and quantitatively Nepus-Ultra and Non-perial were found better.
Decentralization and Participatory Rural Development: A Literature Review
Muhammad Shakil Ahmad,Noraini Bt. Abu Talib
Contemporary Economics , 2011, DOI: 10.5709/ce.1897-9254.28
Abstract: Most of the developing nations are still struggling for efficient use of their resources. In order to overcome physical and administrative constraints of the development, it is necessary to transfer the power from the central government to local authorities. Distribution of power from improves the management of resources and community participation which is considered key to sustainable development. Advocates of decentralization argue that decentralized government is source to improve community participation in rural development. Decentralized government is considered more responsive towards local needs and development of poor peoples. There are many obstacles to expand the citizen participation in rural areas. There are many approaches for participatory development but all have to face the same challenges. Current paper highlights the literature about Decentralization and participatory rural development. Concept and modalities of Decentralization, dimensions of participation, types of rural participation and obstacles to participation are also the part of this paper.
Relationship between Organizational Culture and Performance Management Practices: A Case of University in Pakistan
Ul Mujeeb Ehtesham,Tahir Masood Muhammad,Shakil Ahmad Muhammad
Journal of Competitiveness , 2011,
Abstract: The aim of this study is to expand the base of knowledge and empirically test the relationship between the components of organizational culture and performance management practices. The study adopted the exploratory research approach to explore the impact. In this study, primary data was collected through questionnaires from 140 employees at the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology. The sample consists of both male and female faculty members. The regression and correlation statistical analysis were used. The results from the statistical analysis show that, involvement is highly correlated with consistency and adaptability. Similarly, the other dimensions of organizational culture have a positive significant relationship with the performance management practices.
Muhammad Shakil Ahmad,Dr. Noraini Bt. Abu Talib
International Journal of Economics and Research , 2011,
Abstract: Can public participation and public assets management can be enhanced with decentralization initiatives in country. World Bank and other donor agencies appreciating as well as promoting Community based development for sustainable development. New good governance practices have taken initiatives to involve citizen in decision making process for public asset management, aim to wider the citizen representation in society because consumer need base development is more preferred than politically imposed development. This paper addresses the external factors which segregate the citizen involvement in development. To test the claim that decentralization and good governance may be widening the horizon of citizen participation, this paper uses the case study of Citizen Community Boards (CCB’s) in Pakistan. Results shows that the segregating factors resist the community empowerment. The current system fails to address the basic needs of local community. Involvement of minorities may improve the situation, if these groups are provided an opportunity to participate in decision making. Recommendation provided to policy makers to lessen the political intervention and elite community members for true participation of local citizen
N.D. Oye,Inuwa Ibrahim,Muhammad Shakil Ahmad
International Journal of Economics and Research , 2011,
Abstract: This paper examines the role played by unemployment on the making of the Nigerian Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for a period of nine years (2000 - 2008). The objectives of the study are to examine the effects of unemployment on the Nigerian GDP for the selected years, to observe the kind of association that existing between the unemployment and the makings of the Nigerian GDP Data was collected and analyzed using the regression analysis. Findings showed that unemployment has an enormous effect (over 65%) on the making of the Nigerian GDP and there exist an inverse relationship between the model (unemployment) and the GDP - increase in the model leads to decrease on the GDP and vice versa Recommendations were proffered based on the study that unemployment can be combated through the Public Sector Reforms. Public Sector Reforms in Nigeria should be taken more serious to drive the human resource development process and to form an effective resource utilization policy. The government should enhance a proper man management system among others
Muhammad Shakil AHMAD,Ehtesham ul MUJEEB,Amir RAJPUT
Management & Marketing , 2011,
Abstract: Purpose of study: The main purpose of this study is to check the impact ofbrand extensions on brand image. For this purpose Johnson is selected asparent brand for current research. The targeted brand extensions areJohnson shampoo, Johnson’s isotonic drinks, Johnson’s sports wear andJohnson’s suntan lotion. Research Methodology: sample was selected fromBradford, UK. Sample consists of graduate students including males as wellas female. Total sample size is 60 and data was collected through selfadministered questionnaires. For each brand 15 respondents were selected.Convenient sampling was selected as sampling technique. Results: Resultsshow that Johnson’s have high brand awareness and perceived quality.While there is negative correlation results for brand fit on brand image forthose product extensions which are not in same brand category i.e.Johnson’s sportswear and Johnson’s isotonic drinks. Conclusion: It isconcluded from study results that launching new product in same parentbrand category have high chance of success while in different category isrisk.
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