09/30/2020
Research Article

Emergency care sick palliative and problems oncology in emergency department during the COVID-19 pandemic

Basri Lenjani*, Nehat Baftiu*, Premtim Rashiti, Gani Shabani, Blerim Krasniqi, Arber Demiri, Besarta Pelaj, Fllanza Spahiu, Arban Demi and Dardan Lenjani

Abstract

Emergency medical care in palliative patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to provide a consistent treatment for stable patients that should be consistent with the goals and benefits, the perspective of these patients, but avoiding palliative patients with a ...

09/29/2020
Review Article

Child neglect - still a neglected problem in the global world: A review

Björn Tingberg and Doris Nilsson*

Summary

Child neglect is a global problem that involves large costs for both the individual and for society. This article is based on published reviews and meta-analyses in the field of child neglect between 1980 and 2018. Of a total of 433 articles, 13 was included, main Data bases h...

09/29/2020
Research Article

Knowledge, attitude and practice towards hypertension among patients receiving care in a Nigerian Hospital

Blessing Onyinye Ukoha-kalu*, Maxwell Ogochukwu Adibe, Chibueze Anosike and Chinwe Victoria Ukwe

Abstract

Background: Poor knowledge about hypertension can lead to poor attitude towards the disease which may directly affect patients self-care practices towards hypertension.
Objective: This study aimed to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice towards ...

09/29/2020
Research Article

Detection of hypertension and its associated factors among Dessie Town Government School Staffs, Amhara Region, Dessie, Ethiopia, 2019

Sewunet Ademe* and Afework Edmealem

Abstract

Introduction: Hypertension is the leading remediable risk factor for cardiovascular disease, affecting more than 1 billion people worldwide, and is responsible for more than 10 million preventable deaths globally each year. Hypertension can be described as th...

09/29/2020
Research Article

A comparison of complications associated with nutrition between the patients receiving enteral or parenteral in the intensive care unit

Seyhan Sumeyra Asci, Ahmet Eroglu* and Coskun Asci

Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate and compare the complications including infection and mortality associated with enteral and parenteral nutrition on patients in the ICU of a university hospital.

In this study, a total of 100 patients who were under follow-up...

09/23/2020
Rapid Communication

Audit of the effect of non-nasal specific scoring on the Postoperative SNOT22 questionnaire

Samir Gendy*

Abstract

The Sino-nasal outcome test (SNOT22) has been widely adopted in clinical practice and has been declared as the most suitable sinonasal outcome scoring system. It is simple disease specific encompassing 22 symptoms reflecting health burden of the rhino- logical patients.

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09/24/2020
Research Article

Epilepsy due to Neurocysticercosis: Analysis of a Hospital Cohort

Marcellin Bugeme, Adjratou Djeynabou Sow, Olivier Mukuku*, Athanase Millogo, Oscar Numbi Luboya and Kamadore Touré

Abstract

Introduction: Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is a common helminthic infection of the nervous system that occurs when humans become intermediate hosts in the life cycle of the pig tapeworm (taenia solium) after ingesting its eggs. The objective of this study was to ...

09/28/2020
Research Article

Prevalence and measurement of anxiety and depression in nurses during COVID pandemic in Nepal

Ayush Chandra*, Avinash Chandra and Nabina Sharma

Abstract

Background: Anxiety and depression are under reported, underdiagnosed mental illness in health worker in Nepal especially during COVID pandemic. The study was carried out as an observational study on nurses in Nepal. In this study we attempted to assess the i...

09/29/2020
Research Article

Pattern of ocular diseases among patients attending ophthalmic outpatient department: A cross-sectional study

Sewunet Ademe* and Afework Edmealem

Abstract

Background: Ocular diseases affect every individual in this world, with the only difference being in the pattern of occurrence of disease depending on age, gender, region, and climatic conditions. In Ethiopia there is shortage of literatures stating pattern o...

09/17/2020
Opinion

Coronaryvirus infection, oxidative stress in ENT

Holeček V* and Rokyta R

In COVID-19 pandemic we focused on epidemiology and somewhat we neglect the possibility of biochemical influencing of the infection. Therefore we try to find some properties of the virus, which are impressionable by drugs. Droplet infection transmission is mainly (hypochloric acid) by nose and mo...

09/16/2020
Research Article

General practitioners’ knowledge, attitudes and practices on antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections in children in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo

Aubin Ndjadi Wembonyama Kasongo, Olivier Mukuku*, Gray A-Wakamb Kanteng, Mick Ya-Pongombo Shongo, André Kabamba Mutombo, Albert Mwembo-A-Nkoy Tambwe, Dieudonné Tshikwej Ngwej, Stanis Okitotsho Wembonyama and Oscar Numbi Luboya

Abstract

Objective: To assess the knowledge, attitudes and practices declared among general practitioners (GPs) concerning the use of antibiotics for the treatment of ARI in children under 5 years in Lubumbashi.

Methods: A cross-sectional su...

09/17/2020
Research Article

Production and characterization of staphylokinase enzyme from Staphylococcus aureus ASIA4

Nourah Hassan Alzahrani and Fareed Shawky El-Shenawy*

Abstract

Six clinical Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from different clinical samples. Isolates ASIA1 and ASIA2 isolated from urine samples of urinary tract infected patients; ASIA3 isolated from swab samples of burn abscess patients at Assiut University hospital as well as ASI...

09/17/2020
Research Article

Detection of IDH mutations in cerebrospinal fluid: A discussion of liquid biopsy in neuropathology

Ming Lee1*, Gek San Tan, Chee Kian Tham and Kiat-Hon Tony Lim

Summary

Isocitrate dehydrogenase (IDH) mutations are a common event in secondary glioblastoma multiforme and lower-grade adult infiltrative astrocytomas and independently confer a better prognosis [1,2]. These are highly conserved mutations during glioma progression and thus also a us...

09/15/2020
Research Article

Comparison of muscle activation of 3 different hip belt squat techniques

Colleen N Gulick* and Dawn T Gulick

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to differentiate between muscular activity of three different types of belt squats (SquatMax-MD, Pit Shark and Monster Rhino) and the muscle activation of the rectus femoris, vastus medialis oblique, gluteus maximus, and gluteus medius. Fourteen ...

09/08/2020
Clinical Image

Exceptional intraoperative aspects of mesenteric venous gas

Mohamed Hajri, Wael Ferjaoui*, Aziz Atallah, Dhouha Bacha, Rached Bayar and Mohamed Tahar Khalfallah

A 73-year-old female patient presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of acute abdominal pain and diarrhea.

09/14/2020
Research Article

Clinical profile and surgical outcomes of children presenting with teratology of Fallot

Josephat M Chinawa*, Agarwal Vijay, Sarang Gaikwad, Bhadra Trivedi and Bartholomew Chukwu

Abstract

Background: Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is a very common cyanotic congenital heart disease presenting early at birth with various degrees of cyanosis. If left uncorrected surgically, can lead to death.

Objectives: This study is aimed ...

09/11/2020
Case Report

Recurrent pyogenic granuloma caused by intraosseous vessel: A case report

Hale Var and Efe Can Sivrikaya*

Abstract

Pyogenic granuloma is a benign localized lesion of the skin and mucosa closely related to trauma, chronic irritation and hormonal changes. The method of treatment is surgical excision. But relapses can occur. For this reason, treatment with alternative methods such as cryothe...

09/16/2020
Clinical Image

Vaginal and endometrial metastasis of primary cutaneous malignant melanoma

Maria Boia Martins, Francisca Morgado, Nuno Oliveira and Filomena Ramos

09/08/2020
Research Article

Establishment of a new reference line for 2D transperineal ultrasound in urogynecology

Anna Dionysopoulou*, Christine Skala, Christel Weiss, Annette Hasenburg and Stefan Albrich

Abstract

Background: The purpose of this study was to establish a new, reliable and reproducible reference line for assessing bladder neck descent using 2-dimensional transperineal ultrasound. Therefore, we created a novel line, named Symphysis-Levator Line (SLL) and ...

09/11/2020
Research Article

Acute kidney injury in colombian patients with COVID-19 who received kidney support therapy with genius® 90 technology

Emilio Rey-Vela, Jesús Muñoz, Jorge Rico-Fontalvo, Rodrigo Daza-Arnedo, Katherin Portela-Buelvas, Nehomar Pájaro-Galvis, Víctor Leal-Martínez, Emilio Abuabara-Franco, José Cabrales-Juan, Leonardo Marín, Lucas Daza, Samuel Cuadro, Emir Ortiz, María Raad-Sarabia, Cesar Ferrer, Alejandra Prada, Greisy González, Elkin Mendoza, Klearly Tinoco, Jorge Camacho, Joel Ortega, Carlos Tobón, Juan Montes, Jorge Coronado, Luis Salgado-Montiel, José Correa, Fabio Salas, Amilkar Almanza-Hurtado and Miguel Aguilar-Schorborg

Abstract

Introduction: Acute kidney injury (AKI) is one of the complications associated with severe COVID-19 infection, and it can present in up to 20% to 40% of the cases; of these, approximately 20% will require renal replacement therapy (RRT).

Obj...

09/04/2020
Procedure

A Simplified approach for fabrication of custom tray for Facial prosthesis

Jyotsna Vimal, Sunit Kumar Jurel, Raghuwar Dayal Singh* and Pooran Chand

Abstract

Maxillofacial defects are very common and can be due to congenital defect, trauma, infections and neoplasms of facial region. These defects can be restored using different materials and retention methods to give a life like appearance. Rehabilitation of facial defect is a ver...

09/03/2020
Letter to the Editor

The expected second wave of COVID-19

Madiha Asghar* and Misbahud Din

The pandemic of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) continues to rise around the globe. As per 15th July 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported 13,119,239 confirmed COVID-19 cases along with 573,752 confirmed deaths glo...

09/01/2020
Short Communication

Management of facial wounds with missing soft tissue with local flaps

Vasilios Bousdras

Avulsive injuries to the face can be challenging. Soft tissue defects secondary to trauma and bites nessecitate local tissue transfer and the tissue closely resembles the missing skin in color and texture. These flaps can be rotated, advanced or transposed into a tissue defect and include:

09/01/2020
Mini Review

Air pollution and respiratory health

Raj Kumar

As per report of WHO  [1] (World Health Organization), air pollution (ambient/outdoor and household/indoor air pollution) kills an estimated seven million people worldwide every year largely as a result of increased mortality from stroke, heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease,...