American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

Volume 8, Issue 5, September 2020

  • Case Report: Chloroquine Induced Keratopathy – Toxicity from Systemic Use

    Daniel Choi, Stephen Orlin, Taylor Linaburg, Vivian Lee

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 5, September 2020
    Pages: 78-81
    Received: Aug. 13, 2020
    Accepted: Aug. 31, 2020
    Published: Sep. 30, 2020
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    Abstract: The application of chloroquine has been expanded over time from the treatment of malaria to a variety of connective tissue, inflammatory, and dermatologic disorders. More recently, chloroquine and its derivative, hydroxychloroquine, have been investigated for its possible application against SARS-CoV-2 due to their antiviral properties. We present ... Show More
  • Sharp Injuries and Associated Factors Among Health Care Professionals in Western Wollega Public Hospitals, West Ethiopia

    Yohannes Bacha Gemechu

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 5, September 2020
    Pages: 82-89
    Received: Sep. 17, 2020
    Accepted: Oct. 06, 2020
    Published: Nov. 23, 2020
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    Abstract: Background: Sharp injuries (SIs) are wounds caused by sharp instruments accidentally puncturing the skin. Hence, the objective of this study was to assess magnitude of sharp injuries and associated factors among health care professionals in western “wollega” public Hospitals, west Ethiopia. Methods: Facility based cross- sectional study design was ... Show More
  • Imaging Features of COVID-19: A Review Article

    Daba Abdissa

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 5, September 2020
    Pages: 90-94
    Received: Oct. 09, 2020
    Accepted: Oct. 23, 2020
    Published: Nov. 23, 2020
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    Abstract: Background: COVID-19, which is predominantly transmitted by contact between people, turns out to be a public health emergency of international concern and it lacks specificity in both clinical manifestations and laboratory tests. It mainly causes inflammatory lesions in the lungs and can also cause injury to other major organs. Imaging methods have... Show More