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: August 2012; 4(6)

August 2012

Prevalence of hepatitis B virus infection among blood donors with antibodies to hepatitis B core antigen

Transfusion associated hepatitis B virus (TAHBV) infection continues to be a major problem despite mandatory screening for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg). This is because HBsAg is not detected during the window period of the infection. The present study was designed to assess the prevalence and socio-demographic distribution of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in healthy blood donors of Erode District, Tamil Nadu....

Author(s): V. Lavanya, T. Viswanathan, S. Arul Sheeba Malar, A. Malarvizhi and K. Moorthy

August 2012

Physicians' attitude about euthanasia and assisted suicide

  This study was aimed to assess the physicians’ attitude on euthanasia and assisted suicide. This study was a cross-sectional study on 55 specialist doctors (Male and Female) about euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide (PAS) who worked in different hospital in Ahwaz city 2010. We explained the terms of euthanasia and PAS individually and required their attitudes and practices. All data were entered...

Author(s): Karami Khodabakhsh, Cheraghi Maria and Karami Nasibeh