Phil. Journal of Internal Medicine (Vol.46 No.5)

Volume 46 Number 5

March - April 2008 Issue



       Ten Reasons to Stay in R.P.

       Willie T. Ong, M.D.

Letter to the Editor

       The Value of Urinalysis on the Prescribing Practices for Acute Urinary Tract Syndromes 

       Alberto Daysog, Jr. , MD. 

Legal Prescription for Doctors   

       Who Owns the Medical Record? 

       Atty. Rodel V. Capule, MD. 


The 3rd Okinawa International Conference

Original Articles  

       Philippine Cardiovascular Outcome Study-Diabetes Mellitus (PHILCOS-DM): A Cohort Study of the Eight-Year Incidence of Diabetes Mellitus in NCR, Region 3, and Region 4 

       Maria Luz B. Sonia, MD., Rody G. Sy, MD., Bernard S. Vega, MD., Tommy Ty-Willing, MD., Jennifer Salunat-Flores, MD., Felicidad Velandria,RND and Felix Eduardo Punzalan, MD. 

Admission Random Blood Glucose as a Screening tool for Undiagnosed Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Among Hospitalized Patients 

Ceryl Cindy Y. Tan, MD., and Cecilia Jimeno, MD. 

Socioeconomic Profile and Health Care Costs of Filipino Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 

Jacqueline O. King, MD., Fortunato S. Cortez, Jr. and Sandra V. Navarra, MD. 

Spectrum of Renal Involvement among Filipino Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 

Charitoo F. Cruz-Bermudez, MD. And Sandra V. Navarra, MD. 

Bone Mass Density Among Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Premenopausal Women Seen at Fatima Medical Center Out-Patient Department 

Ruth Saguil-Sy, MD., Warren Lion Cheng, MD., Alex L. Cristobal, MD., Leila R. Ferrer, MD., Christopher Z. Nitatan, MD., and Marilyn de Jesus, MD. 

Dietary Prescriptions of Overweight and Obese Hospitalized Patients at the University of Santo Tomas Hospital 

Maria Leisa C. Magboo, MD.,Bernadette G. Platon, RND, Vincent Peter C. Magboo, MD., and Joan P. Sumpio RND. 

Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (TBNA) Using the Olympus Gauge 21 Cytology Needle in Addition to Conventional Diagnostic Bronschopy (CDB) Versus Conventional Diagnostic Bronchoscopy (CDB) Alone in the Diagnosis of Submucosal and Peribronchial Lesions 

Rollin P. Tabuena, MD., Joy M. Basco, MD., Ma. Daisy P. Tabuena, MD., and Ma. Iris J. Vergara-Salazar, MD.


The Philippine Journal of Internal Medicine (PJIM) is a copyrighted publication of the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP). PCP is the publisher and the owner of the copyright of all the articles published in the PJIM. Anyone using the PJIM Online Journal may browse, search, retrieve and view any article, and may store or print single copies of individual articles, solely for the user's own use. If any published article is used for reference, proper citation should be made. For information about requesting permission to reuse content from PJIM, send an email to