International Journal of Chinese Medicine

Volume 1, Issue 3, July 2017

  • Ethical Decision – Making as Applied to Healthcare Providers Practice

    Rana Tahir Naveed, Mansour Awad M., ALShalahi Mohammed H., AlJohani Abdulrahman A., Rami M. Almutairi

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, July 2017
    Pages: 77-80
    Received: 20 February 2017
    Accepted: 11 March 2017
    Published: 14 April 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170103.11
    Abstract: Health care providers face countless challenges when conducting patient teaching. The complexities of the health care system as well as continuing strides in technology and treatment protocols make it difficult to keep pace, not only in providing care, but also in teaching patients about medical conditions, self - care and drug therapies. Furthermo... Show More
  • The Influence of Environmental Factors on Biological Parameters of Musca Domestica (Diptera: Muscidae)

    Badriah M. K. Asiri

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, July 2017
    Pages: 81-87
    Received: 10 March 2017
    Accepted: 31 March 2017
    Published: 5 May 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170103.12
    Abstract: Influence of different temperatures (20-35°C) , moisture (relative humidities, 12, 52, 75 and 98%) and larval densities (100, 400, 600, and 1000) on the development time and mortality of the Musca domestica as well as impact of the survival rate, longevity, fecundity and fertility of adult M. domestica at temperatures (20-35°C) was studied. Present... Show More
  • Prevalence of Soil-Transmitted Helminths (STH) in Nursery, Primary and Secondary Schools in Nkondjock Sub-division: A School Level-Based Cross-Sectional Study

    Ngangnang Ghislain R., V. Khan Payne, Etung Kollins, Megwi Leonelle, Yamssi Cedric, Mpoame Mbida

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, July 2017
    Pages: 88-91
    Received: 3 April 2017
    Accepted: 17 April 2017
    Published: 15 June 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170103.13
    Abstract: Parasitic infections due to Soil-Transmitted Helminths (STH) represent an actual public health problem over the world and mostly in developing countries. The present study aimed at assessing the extent of geohelminths infections among school age children of Nkondjock Council in Cameroon, and to make recommendations for control. Eight publics and pr... Show More
  • Effect of Abamectin on Biochemical, Immunological and Histological Parameters of Hamster Infected with Schistosoma mansoni

    Amira I. El-Kabbany, Rania S. Hamza, Somaya M. Ismail, Khaled I. Ghaled

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, July 2017
    Pages: 92-101
    Received: 4 April 2017
    Accepted: 18 April 2017
    Published: 20 June 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170103.14
    Abstract: Abamectin (avermectin) is a natural fermentation product of Streptomyces avermitilis and is widely used as a pesticide. Recently, it has been used as an antiparasitic agent. This study aims at assessing the impact of abamectin on hamsters infected with Schistosoma mansoni. Parasitological, histopathological parameters, glycolytic enzymes, liver fun... Show More
  • Significant Clinical Symptoms and Signs in Knee Osteoarthritis Patients: Relation to a Diagnosis of Knee Osteoarthritis

    Young-Jin Ri, Po-Hum Ri, Myong-Son Ri, Myong-Hak Ri, Paek-Hwa Kim, Jin-Ju Ri

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, July 2017
    Pages: 102-107
    Received: 28 March 2017
    Accepted: 2 May 2017
    Published: 22 June 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170103.15
    Abstract: Osteoarthritis(OA) is often diagnosed by an overall clinical presentations based upon the patient's age and history, findings on physical examination, and laboratory and/or radiographic findings. The present study has thus helped in making a diagnosis of knee OA based upon significant clinical symptoms and signs of the disease condition which might... Show More
  • 25-Hydroxyvitamin D3 Deficiency and Dyslipidemia in Type 2 Diabetic Subjects

    Azhar Memon, Muhammad Atif Ata, Shumaila Shaikh, Haji Khan Khoharo

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, July 2017
    Pages: 108-112
    Received: 12 February 2017
    Accepted: 13 April 2017
    Published: 11 July 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170103.16
    Abstract: The present Observational study was conducted to estimate the 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 deficiency and its association with dyslipidemia in type 2 Diabetes mellitus subjects at the Department of Medicine, Isra University Hospital and Consultant Clinics Hyderabad from January 2014 to July 2014. A sample of 310 diagnosed type 2 DM were selected through no... Show More