Science Journal of Clinical Medicine

Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2014

  • Aetiology of Bacterial Pathogens from Adult Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Arba Minch Hospital, South Ethiopia

    Belayneh Regasa

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2014
    Pages: 33-36
    Received: 29 May 2013
    Accepted: 28 May 2014
    Published: 30 May 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjcm.20140303.11
    Abstract: Background: Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is major causes of morbidity and mortality. The etiology of CAP varies by geographic region; knowing the etiology might help for the management of the case in case of emergency and to guide treatment. So, in resource limited countries it is wise to identify the most common pathogens of CAP. The objecti... Show More
  • Antibiotic Utilization in a Dental Teaching Hospital in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    Mayu Winnie Rachmawati, Naoko YOSHIDA, Hirohito TSUBOI, Kazuko KIMURA

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2014
    Pages: 37-42
    Received: 16 May 2014
    Accepted: 29 May 2014
    Published: 30 May 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjcm.20140303.12
    Abstract: Background: Various antibiotics are prescribed by dental practitioners to treat odontogenic infections. However, there has been no comprehensive study of antibiotics use in a dental teaching hospital in a developing country using World Health Organization (WHO) dose measurement units. Objective: This study was designed to evaluate the use of antibi... Show More
  • Cystoid Macular Edema in Complicated Cataract Surgery: A Case Report

    Hatem Barhoom, Sharanjeet -Kaur, Sabri Kamarudin

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2014
    Pages: 43-45
    Received: 20 April 2014
    Accepted: 26 May 2014
    Published: 10 June 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjcm.20140303.13
    Abstract: One of the major risk factors for conversion from Phacoemulsification (Phaco) to Extracapsular Cataract Extraction (ECCE) is the Posterior capsule rupture. The capsule rupture or any cause leads to Vitreous Loss (VL) will develop tractional inflammation to the retina and Cystoid Macular Edema (CME) will occur. A 65 years old Chinese man had a histo... Show More
  • Retrospective Assessment of Irrational use of Antibiotics to Children Attending in Mekelle General Hospital

    Girum Sebsibie, Teklemariam Gultie

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2014
    Pages: 46-51
    Received: 14 May 2014
    Accepted: 6 June 2014
    Published: 20 June 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjcm.20140303.14
    Abstract: Background: In the last decades, there has been an escalating consumption of antibiotics with the number of antibiotic prescriptions increasing worldwide. Since children are more vulnerable to infectious disease than adults, more antibiotics are prescribed for them. Inappropriate use of antibiotics has resulted in a major increase in the developmen... Show More
  • Ear, Nose and Throat Changes Observed during three Trimester of Pregnancy

    Ayşe Neslin Akkoca, Gül Soylu Özler, Raziye Keskin Kurt, Oya Soylu Karapınar, Zeynep Tuba Özdemir, Serdar Yanık

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2014
    Pages: 52-56
    Received: 29 April 2014
    Accepted: 17 June 2014
    Published: 30 June 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjcm.20140303.15
    Abstract: Aim: To evaulate frequencies and distribution of ear, nose, throat symptoms during pregnancy. Materials and Methods: The study population consisted of 40 pregnant women and 40 non-pregnant women who applied clinics of Otorhinolarıngology and Obstetrics. Pregnant women were evaluated each trimester and after birth. Results:Results in pregnant group ... Show More