International Medical Journal (ISSN:13412051)

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International Medical Journal ISSN: (13412051) is an international open-access journal publishes twelve times each year. The "International Medical Journal" is a peer-reviewed, monthly, online international research journal, which publishes original articles, research articles, review articles with top-level work from all areas of Medical Science Research and their application including Aetiology, bioengineering, biomedicine, cardiology, chiropody, ENT etc. Researchers in all Medical Science and Pharmacy fields are encouraged to contribute articles based on recent research. Journal publishes research articles and reviews within the whole field of Medical Science and Pharmacy Research, and it will continue to provide information on the latest trends and developments in this ever-expanding subject. International Medical Journal journal covers almost all disciplines of Medical Science and Pharmacy. Researchers and students of M.B.B.S, M.D., D.T.C.D., GYNE., M.S., M.Pharma, And PhD are requested to send their original research articles to International Medical Journal. Changjiang Liuyu Ziyuan Yu Huanjing/Resources and Environment in the Yangtze Valley Shenyang Jianzhu Daxue Xuebao (Ziran Kexue Ban)/Journal of Shenyang Jianzhu University (Natural Science) General Medicine (ISSN:1311-1817) Chinese Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine Zhongguo yi liao qi xie za zhi = Chinese journal of medical instrumentation Lizi Jiaohuan Yu Xifu/Ion Exchange and Adsorption Kexue Tongbao/Chinese Science Bulletin Dalian Haishi Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Dalian Maritime University

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International Medical Journal ISSN: (13412051) is a peer-reviewed journal. The journal seeks to publish original research articles that are hypothetical and theoretical in its nature and that provide exploratory insights in the following fields but not limited to:

Anatomy Physiology Biochemistry Pharmacology
Pathology Forensic medicine Microbiology Community Medicine
Otorhinolaryngology Internal Medicine General Surgery Obstetrics and Gynecology
Radiology Pulmonary Medicine Dermatology and Venereal diseases Infectious Diseases
Anaesthesia Cancer research Neurosurgery Orthopedics

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International Medical Journal
Journal ID : IMJ-27-03-2022-1347
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Abstract : COVID-19 is RNA virus was identified in 2019 in Wuhan, China and it causes a various degree of respiratory affection ranging from mild respiratory illness to life threatening respiratory failure. The main diagnostic test is detection of the virus by PCR in a nasopharyngeal swab. We aimed to determine the incidence, clinical presentation, and outcome of COVID-19 patients in a limited resources setting. We included 258 COVID-19 cases from Shendi isolation center, Sudan. This study was conducted during the period between November 2020 and June 2021. The most common age group was found to be between 61 —80years representing 46.5% of the patients. More than half of them were males. The clinical presentations of the patients were dominated by the following profile: Fever in 211 patients (81.8%), dyspnea in 169 patients (65.5%), cough in 160 patients (62%), sore throat in 49 patients (19%), headache in 21 patients (8.1%), fatigue in 14 patients (5.4%), chest pain in 7 patients (2.7%), anosmia in 6 patients (2.3%), loss of appetite in 5 patients (1.9%), abdominal pain in 2 patients (0.8%), diarrhea in 2 patients (0.8%), vomiting in one patient (0.4%), loss of test in 3 patients (1.2%), nausea in one patient )0.4%(, and rhinorrhea in one patient (0.4%). Most of patients were from rural areas (67.8%). The most common chronic illness seen was DM in 58 patients (22.5%) and hypertension in 43 patients (16.7%). Mortality rate was (28.7%) (affecting 74 patients), In COVID-19, the most common presenting symptoms are: fever, cough and dyspnea are. Mortality rate is found to be very high in this study; both DM and hypertension are associated with increased incidence and mortality rate of COVID-19. The mortality rate is directly proportionate to increase in age; as the age group 61-80 representing 46.5% of the patients..
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International Medical Journal
Journal ID : IMJ-27-03-2022-1346
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Abstract : Diagnostic radiology plays a significant role in the process of diagnosing and treating diseases, thereby contributing to human health in general. Accordingly, radiographic technologists should keep up to date with deep knowledge and practice in this area. Therefore, radiological programs in Saudi universities should offer a curriculum that meets the requirements of modern technology in radiology. This study aims to review the curriculum of the diagnostic radiology undergraduate program at Najran University and comparing with nine selected universities in KSA with a focus on the discipline and the required courses for graduation. Curricula, syllabi and courses specification were collected online from available universities websites and more comprehensive details on the curriculum of Najran University were obtained to enhance the analysis. The outcome of the current study will provide recommendations to Najran University necessary to develop the studied curriculum by adding medical terminology course to the curriculum and suggest a modification in the time allocated of the internship period. It is expected from this study will help the curriculum of Najran University to be consistent with other KSA universities and become more effectively for students by deliver strong clinical practice within sufficient training hours in the college laboratories and Najran hospitals..
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International Medical Journal
Journal ID : IMJ-25-03-2022-1345
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Abstract : This study was conducted to determine the mental health profile of the adolescents who were below 18 years to 12 years of age, who have parents with mental health problems. The profile was based on the parents’ perception of their children or adolescents using Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) rating scales. Fifty adolescents, 26 males and 24 females were studied. The mean age for the males was 15.2 ± 2.96 years and that of the females was 15.1 ± 1.78 years. There was no significant difference with regards to the age between the males and females at p < .05. Sixteen adolescents or 32% had fathers diagnosed with mental illness, 60% of the adolescents (N=30) had mothers with diagnosed mental illness while 8% or 4 adolescents had both parents diagnosed with mental illness. Male adolescents of parents diagnosed with mental illness showed higher scores on the SDQ main domains (ES, CS and HS) except PRS compared to their female peers. There was significant difference in hyperactivity scores (HS) and EXT between male and female at p< .05. Using the recommended Brunei cut off score of > 17 to indicate abnormal SDQ score for TDS, there were 8 adolescents (16%) in this study who had abnormal scores and might potentially have emotional and behavioural problems. There were more adolescents of mentally ill parents with abnormal SDQ scores than the scores of school going adolescents. These findings gave us insights regarding the impact of parental mental illness on adolescent’s mental health..
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International Medical Journal
Journal ID : IMJ-24-03-2022-1344
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Abstract : Novel coronavirus become an health emergency by causing severe acute respiratory syndrome and organ failure. Diagnosis of Covid made either by direct antigen detection or by indirect by assessing antibody status against the COVID -19. Aim of this study to assess the seroprevalence conversion after COVID vaccination (Covaxin) in health care workers in North India. Tertiary care hospital based prospective cohort study done in 41 Health Care Workers (HCWs), in duration of 6months. The blood samples of HCWs were taken in between 30 -45 days after Covaxin first vaccination, 30-45 days and 60-65 days after the second dose of Covaxin Vaccination of enrolled HCWs. SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibody against Nucleocapsid Protein (NP) antigen of coronavirus in the serum of HCWs is assessed by chemiluminescence (CLIA) based principal. In 41 Health care workers where number of female was 16 and male was 25, which on follow up after 30 -45 days of first dose Covaxin vaccination shows 29.27% seroconversion, while after in between 30-45 days after second dose of Covaxin vaccination seroconversion rate was 80% and in between 60-65 days after second dose of Covaxin vaccination seroconversion rate was 84.61%. Coronavirus diagnosis by direct antigen detection by reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction still gold standard for diagnosis but seroprevalence status assessment can be used to estimate prevalence of COVID-19 as well as efficacy of covid vaccination, beside these seroprevalence play an important role in convalescent plasma therapy..
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International Medical Journal
Journal ID : IMJ-24-03-2022-1342
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Abstract : Vaccination is an effective strategy to reduce the burden of COVID-19, but its success is contingent on vaccine acceptance. In order to avoid the vaccination programme failing, it is necessary to address vaccine-apprehensive persons' worries. The purpose of this study was to determine the level of acceptance rate towards COVID-19 vaccine among Malaysians. An online questionnaire was distributed to 599 respondents via convenience method among Malaysians aged 18 years and above. Out of 599, acceptance rate was 89.2% with majority of the respondents were female (68.4%), aged between 20 to 29 and 30 to 39 years (30.2%), married (57.4%), Muslim (61.1%), Selangor residence (34.3%), bachelor’s holder (63.3%), non-health worker (53.1%), and healthy individuals (59.9%). The most likely reason for refusal of taking COVID-19 vaccine was due to the long-term effect of vaccine (49.6%), gender (p=0.017) and occupation (p=0.038) of the respondents were found to be significantly associated with the likelihood of taking the COVID-19 vaccine. The findings showed that Malaysians have a high level of acceptance for the COVID-19 vaccine. This is a positive outcome is suggesting that the Malaysian government and other relevant organisations should ramp up their campaign and get ready to roll out the COVID-19 mass immunisation programme to Malaysians. Despite the high acceptance rate, it is still vital to address concerns among the vaccine's sceptics by establishing faith in the vaccine's safety and effectiveness through proper vaccine information..
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