International Journal of
Medicine and Medical Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Med. Med. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9723
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJMMS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 531

Table of Content: September 2014; 6(9)

September 2014

Reasons for admission and mortalities following admissions in the intensive care unit of a specialized hospital, in Ethiopia

Many studies have been conducted in the intensive care unit (ICU). But little is known about the outcomes of ICU admissions. This is particularly the case in the ICU of developing countries. Thus, the aim of this study was to assess reasons and outcomes of admissions in the ICU of Jimma University Specialized Hospital (JUSH). A longitudinal study was conducted in the ICU of JUSH from February 7 to April 15, 2011. All...

Author(s): Asrat Agalu, Mirkuzie Woldie, Yemane Ayele and Worku Bedada

September 2014

Whole-body vibration and benefits for people with osteoarthritis: A systematic review

  Whole body vibration (WBV) can be an important tool to treat patients with osteoarthritis (OA). The purpose of this study was to systematically review published research concerning the use of WBV in people with OA. In PubMed and Scopus, the number of publications (NP) is respectively to the keywords arthrosis, 289,586 and 10,569, osteoarthrosis, 299,158 and 3,952, arthritis, 251,453 and 236,849 and...

Author(s):   Pedro Ronikeile da Costa, Danúbia da Cunha Sá-Caputo, Adriano Arnóbio, Rafaelle Pacheco, Cristiane Kutter, Rebeca Costa, Paula Mantilla Giehl, Dulciane Nunes Paiva, Pedro Jesus Marin, Jay R. Salmon, Mark Tillman and Mario Bernardo-Filho

September 2014

Medical treatment of the complication of first trimester pregnancy loss with misoprostol

  The objective of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of misoprostol in patients with complication of first trimester pregnancy loss. After the departmental approval, a total of 102 women with first trimester pregnancy failure were recruited for treatment with misoprostol. The inclusion criteria were gestational age of less than 12 weeks and hemodynamically stable. The exclusion criteria were patients with...

Author(s):   Naushaba Rizwan and Syed Farhan Uddin