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2015 - Volume 5 [Issue 2 ]

Contents

Review Article

Oral Anti-Diabetic Agents-Review and Updates

 

Patience O. Osadebe1, Estella U. Odoh2 and Philip F. Uzor1*

1Department of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, 410001, Nigeria.
2Department of Pharmacognosy and Environmental Medicine, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, 410001, Nigeria.

 

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Mohamed Essa, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman.
(2) Franciszek Burdan, Experimental Teratology Unit, Human Anatomy Department, Medical University of Lublin, Poland and Radiology Department, St. John’s Cancer Center, Poland.
Reviewers:
(1) Anonymous, Bushehr University of Medical, Iran.
(2) Anonymous, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran.
(3) Anonymous, King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital, Saudi Arabia.
(4) Awadhesh Kumar Sharma, Mlb Medical College, Jhansi, UP, India.
Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5985

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 134-159

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/8764

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Review Article

Control of Measles in Nigeria: A Critical Review of the Literature

 

Adekunle A. Salako1,2 and Oluwafolahan O. Sholeye2*

1Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, Obafemi Awolowo College Health Sciences, Sagamu, Ogun State, Nigeria.
2Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Nigeria.

 

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Franciszek Burdan, Experimental Teratology Unit, Human Anatomy Department, Medical University of Lublin, Poland, and Radiology Department, St. John’s Cancer Center, Poland.
(2) Chan-Min Liu, School of Life Science, Xuzhou Normal University, Xuzhou City, China.
(3) Anonymous
(4) Jimmy T. Efird, Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Outcomes Research, East Carolina Heart Institute, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Reviewers:
(1) Anonymous, Jimma University, Ethiopia.
(2) Anonymous, World Health Organization, Nigeria.
(3) Anonymous, Ottawa Public Health, Canada.
(4) Maria Chironna, Hygiene Section – Dept. Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy.
(5) Anna Nilsson, Karolinska Instituttet, University in Sweden, Sweden.
(6) Anonymous, University of Ottawa, Canada.
Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5986

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 160-168

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/4333

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Original-research-article

Screening for Vascular Disease in Pulmonary Rehabilitation

 

Sofia Arruda1*, Marty Tam1, Marianne Vest1, Joel Hughes2, John Gunstad2, Mary Dolansky1,3, Richard Sukeena1 and Richard Josephson1

1Harrington Heart and Vascular Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Clevel and Ohio, United States.
2Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, United States.
3Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

 

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Salomone Di Saverio, Emergency Surgery Unit, Department of General and Transplant Surgery, S. Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy.
Reviewers:
(1) Alexander E. Berezin, Internal Medicine Department, State Medical University, Zaporozhye, Ukraine.
(2) Pietro Scicchitano, Cardiology Department, University of Bari, Bari, Italy.
Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5987

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 169-177

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/13110

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Original-research-article

A Prospective Drug Utilization Study in Geriatric Hypertensive Patients in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Mumbai

 

Gauri Billa1*, Shirish Joshi1, Santosh Salagre2 and Karan Thakkar3

1Department of Pharmacology, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India.
2Department of Cardiology, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India.
3Department of Pharmacology, Grant Medical College and Sir J J Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, India.

 

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Gaetano Santulli, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.
Reviewers:
(1) Amer Hayat Khan, Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains, Malaysia.
(2) Anonymous, Universidade Positivo, Brazil.
Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5991

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 178-190

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/12876

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Original-research-article

Race/Ethnicity and Income Disparities in US Adult Mortality

 

Augustine J. Kposowa1*

1Department of Sociology, University of California, Riverside, United States.

 

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Anonymous
Reviewers:
(1) Xiaodong Cai, Health Section, United Nations Children’s Fund, New York, USA.
(2) Anonymous
(3) Hari S Joshi, Department of Community Medicine, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal.
(4) Anonymous, Ghent University, Belgium.
Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5992

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 191-202

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/12433

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Original-research-article

Risk Factors of Dyslipidaemia in a Cohort of Geriatric Nigerians with Essential Hypertension in a Rural Hospital in Eastern Nigeria

 

Gabriel Uche Pascal Iloh1* and Agwu Nkwa Amadi2

1Department of Family Medicine, Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, Abia state, Nigeria, Department of Public Health Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri and visiting Consultant Family Physician, St. Vincent De Paul Hospital, Amurie- Omanze, Imo State, Nigeria.
2Department of Public Health Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.

 

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Tarek Tawfik Amin, Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt.
(2) Crispim Cerutti Junior, Department of Social Medicine, Federal University of Espirito Santo, Brazil.
(3) Jimmy T. Efird, Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Outcomes Research East Carolina Heart Institute, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Reviewers:
(1) Anonymous, Universidad de Guanajuato, México.
(2) Ataur Rahman Khan, Al Omran Primary Health Care Centre, Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia.
Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5993

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 203-212

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/11614

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Original-research-article

Comparison of Psychological Factors in Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

 

Mahbobeh Faramarzi1, Javad Shokri-Shirvani2, Farzan Kheirkhah3*, Maryam Kianian4 and Maryam Ghadiri4

1Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Babol university of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran.
2Department of Gastroenterology, Babol University of Medical, Iran.
3Fatemeh Zahra Infertility and Reproductive Health Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Rohani hospital, Babol, Iran.
4Student Research Committee, Babol university of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran.

 

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) C. Cameron Yin, Department of Hematopathology, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.
Reviewers:
(1) A. W. H. Bates, Pathology, University College London, UK.
(2) Anonymous, University of Medicine and Pharmacy IuliuHatieganu, StrClinicilor 4, Cluj-Napoca 400006, Romania.
(3) Anonymous, Maastricht University, The Netherlands.
(4) Anonymous, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA.
(5) Nasrollah Maleki, Department of Internal Medicine, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, Iran.
Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5994

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 213-220

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/11734

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Original-research-article

Cohort Study of Factors Contributing to Mortality Two Months after Exacerbation of COPD According to Patient Destination from Emergency Department

 

Marisa Baré1,2,3*, Concepción Montón2,4, Xavier Pomares4, Juli Font5, Núria Torà1,2, Cristina Estirado6, José Maria Quintana2,7, Ana Santiago8, Silvia Vidal9 and The IRYSS-COPD Appropriateness Study Group

1Clinical Epidemiology, Parc Taulí Sabadell University Hospital, Sabadell, Catalonia, Spain.
2Health Services Research on Chronic Diseases Network- REDISSEC, Spain.
3Obstetrics, Gynecology and Preventive Medicine Department, Autonomous University of Barcelona-UAB, Bellaterra, Catalonia, Spain.
4Pulmonology Service, Parc Taulí Sabadell- University Hospital, Spain.
5Internal Medicine, Emergency Department, Parc Taulí Sabadell-University Hospital, Sabadell. Catalonia, Spain.
6Pulmonology Department, Hospital del Mar – IMIM, CIBERES, ISCiii, CEXS, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
7Research Unit, Galdakao Hospital, Bilbao, Spain.
8Pulmonology Service, Hospital La Paz, Madrid, Spain.
9Research Unit, Hospital Costa del Sol, Marbella, Spain.

 

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Jimmy T. Efird, Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Outcomes Research East Carolina Heart Institute, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Reviewers:
(1) Anonymous, Dicle University, Turkey.
(2) Anonymous, Moh Bakirköy Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Turkey.
(3) Anonymous, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Nigeria.
Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5995

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 221-234

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/11853

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Original-research-article

Validating the Persian Version of the Hill-Bone’s Scale of “Compliance to High Blood Pressure Therapy”

 

Mahlagha Dehghan1, Nahid Dehghan Nayeri2* and Sedigheh Iranmanesh1

1Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.
2Nursing and Midwifery Care Research Center, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

 

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Salomone Di Saverio, Emergency Surgery Unit, Department of General and Transplant Surgery, S. Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy.
Reviewers:
(1) Alexander E Berezin, Internal Medicine Department, State Medical University, Zaporozhye, Ukraine.
(2) Carolina Baraldi Araujo Restini, Department of Medicine – University of Ribeirão Preto – SP, Brazil.
Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5996

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 235-246

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/13061

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Clinical Practice Article

The Pattern of Presentation and Trends of Childhood Diabetes Mellitus in Port Harcourt, Southern Nigeria

Jaja Tamunopriye1* and Yarhere Iroro1

1Department of Paediatrics, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Rivers State, Nigeria.

 

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Oswin Grollmuss, Department of Pediatric and Adult Resuscitation Congenital Heart of Centre Chirurgical Marie Lannelongue, University Paris XI, France.
Reviewers:
(1) Anonymous, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania.
(2) Maryann Ibekwe, Department of Paediatrics, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria.
(3) Anonymous, Jichi Medical University, Japan.
Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5997

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 247-253

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/12153

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Method Article

Management of Grossly Displaced Paediatric Supracondylar Humeral Fractures with Delayed Presentation by Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning

 

Kopuri Ravi Kiran1*, S. Suresh Babu1, T. V. Suresh Babu1 and K. Deepti2

1Orthopaedic and Trauma Department of Dr. Pinnamaneni Siddartha Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Foundation, Chinnoutpalli, Andhra Pradesh, India.
2Department of Radiodiagnosis TIME Hospitals Vijayawada Andhra Pradesh, India.

 

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Masahiro Hasegawa, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, 2-174 Edobashi, Tsu City, Mie, 514-8507, Japan.
Reviewers:
(1) Nitin Gupta, Department of Orthopaedics, Cygnus Hospital, Karnal India.
(2) Hua Lu, Department of Orthopaedics, Xinhua Hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine,
P.R. China.
Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5998

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 254-269

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/12732

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Case Study

Left Ventricular Noncompaction: A Rare Cause of Heart Failure in a HIV Patient

 

Dane D. Gruenebaum1*, Jagadeesh K. Kalavakunta2, Joel M. Cohn2 and Heather S. Laird-Fick1

1Michigan State University, Department of Internal Medicine, East Lansing, MI, USA.
2Michigan State University/Sparrow Hospital, Department of Cardiology, East Lansing, MI, USA.

 

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Jimmy T. Efird, Department of Public Health, Director of Epidemiology and Outcomes Research East Carolina Heart Institute, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Reviewers:
(1) Anonymous, East Medical Center Higashi Municipal Hospital City of Nagoya, Japan.
(2) Mra Aye, Medicine, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Melaka, Malaysia.
Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5999

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 270-274

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/12983

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Case Study

Platelet Rich Fibrin and Nanocrystalline Hydroxyapatite with Collagen Combination in Treatment of Periapical Lesion: A Novel Clinical Approach

 

Hena Rahman1*, Anil Chandra2, Abdul Aziz1 and Ramesh Bharti2

1Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Career Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Lucknow, India.
2Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Faculty of Dental Sciences, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, India.

 

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Anonymous
Reviewers:
(1) Yuk-Kwan Chen, Oral Pathology Department, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
(2) Anonymous, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.
(3) Mieszko Wieckiewicz, Division OD Dental Materials, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland.
(4) Anonymous, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Eskisehir, Turkey.
(5) Ayman Hegab, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt.
Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/6000

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 275-282

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/12648

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Case Study

Unfollowed Pregnancy and Unexpected Result: A Harlequin Neonate

 

Ilker Kahramanoglu1*, Seyma Ozsuer1 and Fatma Ferda Verit1

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Suleymaniye Women Health Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Chan Shen, Department of Biostatistics, MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, USA.
Reviewers:
(1) Gabriele Rossi, Medecins Sans Frontieres , Operation Centre Brussel, Belgium.
(2) Anonymous, Yale University School of Medicine, USA.
(3) Anonymous, University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan.
(4) M. S. Srinivasan, Dept. of Dermatology and STD, Chettinad MedicalUniversity, Kelambakkam, Tamilnadu, India.
Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/6001

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 283-285

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/12738

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Case Study

Monomelic Amyotrophy after Permethrin Poisoning

 

Dash Sandip Kumar1*

1Department of Neurology, Apollo Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Kishore Kumar Hotha, Novel Laboratories, Inc., Somerset, NJ 08873, USA.
Reviewers:
(1) Selma Yazar Urek, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Yeni Yuzyil University, Turkey.
(2) Anonymous, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary.
(3) Anonymous, University of Pisa, Italy.
(4) Anonymous, Meharry Medical College, USA.
Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/6016

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 286-288

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/11574

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