Science Journal of Clinical Medicine

Volume 12, Issue 2, June 2023

  • Prevalence of Complicated Appendicitis and Associated Factors, in the Pediatric Surgery Service of the Vicente Corral Moscoso and Jose Carrasco Arteaga Hospitals

    Jorge Luis Sisalima Ortiz, Fernando Marcelo Cordova Neira

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 18-22
    Received: 14 September 2022
    Accepted: 13 February 2023
    Published: 31 July 2023
    Abstract: Background: Acute appendicitis is the most common surgical emergency in children. It constitutes a diagnostic challenge. Studies indicate that the determining factor for appendicitis complications is patient attributable factors such as waiting times before receiving hospital care. Objective: Determine the prevalence of Complicated Appendicitis and... Show More
  • Intraoperative Technical Errors in Hand Surgery: Prevalence and Potential Root Causes

    Abdulrahim Aljayar

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 23-30
    Received: 17 April 2023
    Accepted: 16 May 2023
    Published: 14 September 2023
    Abstract: Despite all efforts made by healthcare systems around the world to prevent medical errors from occurring, their incidence rates are still increasing, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to describe it as an epidemic problem. Realizing it is a thorny, sensitive subject, difficult to reach a consensus on, and despite the scarcity of sources... Show More