International Journal of
Medicine and Medical Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Med. Med. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9723
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJMMS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 535

Table of Content: 31 October, 2011; 3(11)

October 2011

Hypertension and classical risk factors in ambulatory patients: A hospital-based study in Adamawa region (Northern Cameroon)

  The aim of this study was to evaluate the mean levels of blood pressure and hypertension (140 mmHg systolic or 90 mmHg diastolic pressure or treatment for hypertension) in a sample of non random ambulatory subjects attending Regional Hospital in Ngaoundéré (Adamawa region, Cameroon) and to evaluate conventional risk factors for hypertension in patients diagnosed with...

Author(s):  Pancha Mbouemboue Olivier, Koona Koona Adonis and Cacko Joachim

October 2011

Reasons for patient visit to a rural general practitioner (GP) practice in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa compared with those in first world countries

  The common symptoms that patients present with, to a rural general practitioner (GP) in South Africa may be different to those of GP practices in urban areas  and different from patient presentations in first world countries. This study looked at the common reasons for which patients visited a GP in Kwa-Dukuza, South Africa over a four month period during 2006. Kwa-Dukuza is located on the North Coast of...

Author(s): I. Indiran Govender and L. H. Mabuza