Science Journal of Clinical Medicine

Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2019

  • Implanon Discontinuation Rate and It's Associated Factors in Debre Tabor Town, North Central Ethiopia

    Awoke Giletew Wondie

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 6-12
    Received: 24 April 2019
    Accepted: 24 May 2019
    Published: 13 June 2019
    Abstract: Family planning could avert a significant number of maternal mortality and contributes to child survival with its focus on women's rights. Generally, a long-acting reversible contraceptive is more effective and cover all the advantage and eliminates the disadvantages of other types of contraceptives. The acceptance and utilization of long-acting re... Show More
  • Treatment of Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction in Infants by Probing Without Irrigation

    Esmat Karbasi, Narges Khanjani

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 13-16
    Received: 15 April 2019
    Accepted: 29 May 2019
    Published: 19 June 2019
    Abstract: Nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO) is a common congenital abnormality. Some obstructions resolve spontaneously and some require probing surgery with irrigation. However, the necessity of irrigation after probing is still under doubt. The study included 131 eyes (114 children) with persistent NLDO, between 9 to 48 months of age with no previous na... Show More
  • Renal Function Assessment Among Diabetic Patients in Asella Referral and Teaching Hospital, Assela, South East Ethiopia

    Shimels Teshome Ayalneh, Million Getachew Mesfun, Getachew Abebe, Henok Getachew

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 17-20
    Received: 27 May 2019
    Accepted: 1 July 2019
    Published: 22 July 2019
    Abstract: 1.5 million people died due to diabetes and more than half millions of them died because of diabetic kidney diseases in 2015. In Ethiopia, the frequency of chronic complications of diabetes is high and an increased occurrence of nephropathy, peripheral neuropathy, hypertension, and retinopathy was observed with longer duration of diabetes. However,... Show More