Science Journal of Clinical Medicine

Volume 6, Issue 3, May 2017

  • Diagnostic and Prognostic Value of Serum Calprotectin in Septic Shock Patients

    Mohamed Mostafa Megahed, Sherif Abdel-Fattah, Akram Refaie El-Sayed, Islam El Sayed Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 32-38
    Received: 27 May 2017
    Accepted: 5 June 2017
    Published: 10 July 2017
    Abstract: Calprotectin is a potent acute phase reactant with increases of more than 100 fold during inflamed conditions. We measured the diagnostic and prognostic value of serum calprotectin (SC) in septic shock. We enrolled 50 adult shocked patients admitted to intensive care unit. Then, classified into 2 groups; septic group (25) with well-defined septic s... Show More
  • Effect of Hand Dominance on Functional Status and Recovery of Hand in Stroke Patients

    Pınar Muge Sarikaya, Nurgul Arinci Incel, Arda Yilmaz, Ozlem Bolgen Cimen, Gunsah Sahin

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 39-45
    Received: 6 June 2017
    Accepted: 21 June 2017
    Published: 24 July 2017
    Abstract: Stroke is characterized by hemiplegia, including motor deficits and various neurological manifestations mainly in contralateral half of the body lasting more than 24 hours with a presumed vascular cause. The goal of stroke rehabilitation is to make people independent and this is possible with appropriate functioning of the affected hand and upper e... Show More