Col Talal Waqar

Brig Talal Waqar Professor
  • Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist
    • Did 5 years postgraduate training in neonatology in UK.
    • Has remained Head of Department Paediatrics in QIMS Quetta.
    • Examiner undergraduate and postgraduate students.
    • Supervisor and examiner FCPS Neonatology.
  1. Ahmad AM, Ahmed Z, Waqar T, Khushdil A. Granulocyte-colony stimulating factor in neonatal sepsis with leukopenia: A prospective cohort study. JPMA. 2018;68(1613).
  2. Khushdil A, Waqar T, Ahmed Z. Outcome of neonates ventilated in NICU of a tertiary care hospital and factors associated with poor outcome. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal. 2018 Apr 1(2):300-4.
  3. Ahmed A, Waqar T, Ikram A, Zaman G, Satti L, Gardezi A, Sabir N, Ahmed P. Serratia marcescens outbreak causing septicemia in neonatal intensive care unit: Substantiation of single source. Canadian Journal of Infection Control. 2017 Sep 1;32(3).
  4. Abbas R, Waheed KA, Waqar T, Anwar M, Gul R, Hayat S, Fatima ST, Azhar M. Reasons of self-discharge from nursery of a tertiary care hospital. Journal of Ayub Medical College Abbottabad. 2017 Oct 15;29(4).
  5. Muhammad Shahzad, Talal Waqar, Khawaja Ahmad Irfan Waheed, Rafia Gul, Syeda Tahseen Fatima. Pulse oximetry as a screening tool for critical congenital heart defects in newborns:J Pak Med Assoc 2017.
  6. Allanson, E. R., Waqar, T., White, C. R. H., Tunçalp, Ö., & Dickinson, J. E. (2017). Umbilical lactate as a measure of acidosis and predictor of neonatal risk: a systematic review. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 124(4), 584-594. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.14306
  7. Talal Waqar, Arshad Khushdil, Khalid Haque, Zeeshan Ahmed. High Ferritin in a Term Infant: Is It Iron Overload or an Inborn Error of Metabolism? NeoReviews Sep 2016, 17 (9) e532-e534; DOI: 10.1542/neo.17-9-e532
  8. Waqar T, Khushdil A, Haque K. Efficacy of Chloroquine as a first line agent in the treatment of uncomplicated malaria due to Plasmodium vivax in children and treatment practices in Pakistan: A Pilot study:J Pak Med Assoc 2016 Jan;66(1):30-3
  9. Shakil U, Waqar T, Usman N (2014) Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis – A Rare Cause of Hepatoportal Venous Gas. Pediat Therapeut 4:215. doi: 10.4172/2161-0665.1000215.
  10. Iqbal A, Waqar T, Safdar A. Experience of Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) by Infant Flow Driver in a Neonatal Unit of a Developing Country. Pak Armed Forces Med J 2014; 64 (1): 75-79.
  11. A Iqbal, R Malik, M Siddique, IT Yaqub M, H Farrukh, T Waqar. Breastfeeding for pain relief during Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination in term neonates. Pak J Med Health Sci 8 (2), 403-6 2014
  1. Waqar T, Arham Q U A, Razzaq A. Neonatal Jaundice: A Review and guidelines for its Management in Resource Limited Countries: Pak Ped Rev 2013;1(3) 119-30(1(3)):119-30.
  2. Waqar T, Haque K. Umbilical cord blood gas and lactate levels as a marker of birth asphyxia in neonates with particular reference to resource limited countries: Pak Paed J 2013; 37(4):197-204
  3. Khalid N. Haque, Khawaja Ahmad Irfan Waheed, Talal Waqar.  Rational Use of Antibiotics for Neonates in Pakistan: Pak Paed J 2013; (31):5-15
  4. Waqar T, Haque K. Birth Asphyxia: Brief review of pathogenesis and pragmatic guidelines for its management in resource limited countries. Pak Paed J Apr – Jun 2012;36(2):61-9
  5. Waqar T, Ahmed Z, Ali S. Comparison between Transcutaneous Bilirubin measurement and laboratory serum Bilirubin estimation in jaundiced neonates. Pak Armed Forces Med J 2010 Sep; 60(3):382-6
  6. Ahmed Z, Ghafoor T, Waqar T, Ali S, Aziz S, Mahmud S. Diagnostic value of C reactive protein and Haematological parameters in neonatal sepsis. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2005 Mar;15(3):152-6
  7. Tariq WUZ, Waqar T, Ali S, Ghani E. Winter prevalence of RSV infection in Islamabad. Trop Doct. 2005 Jan;35(1):28-9
  8. Tariq WUZ, Waqar T, Ghani E.Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis- A Pakistani perspective: Trop Doct. 2001 Apr;31(2):110
  9. Editor / Co Author of Book Haque KN, Waqar T. Essential of Neonatal Care January 2020. Paramount Books (Pvt) Ltd, Pakistan.
  10. Khalid N Haque, Talal Waqar, Sohail Salat, Durreshashwar Khan, Saba Mushtaq, Asad Maqbool. Neonatal Infections in Pakistan: Piloting the Neonatal Sepsis Surveillance Group (nSSG): A Plea for Developing Neonatal Networks to Improve Quality of Neonatal/ Perinatal Care in Pakistan. On Behalf of Neonatal Sepsis Surveillance Group Pak Pediatr J 2019; 43(4): 228-38
  11. Shakil, U., Usmani, N., Waqar, T., & Qamar, A. (2019). Correlation between Prothrombin time levels obtained using Prothrombin meter with laboratory in neonates. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal, 69(5), 1083-87.
  12. Essentials of Neonatal Medicine. Editors: Khalid N. Haque & Talal Waqar. Paramount Books, Pakistan 2020. First Edition.