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: July 2011; 3(7)

July 2011

Asymptomatic intestinal protozoan infections among inhabitants in Mexico City, Mexico

  Intestinal protozoan is still an important public health problem. We aimed to gain insight into the dynamics of intestinal protozoan infection with a view to describing the prevalence of intestinal protozoan in asymptomatic individuals in Mexico City, Mexico. The study population was primarily both in and out patients from four different hospitals who were referred for routine stool examination.  Faecal...

Author(s): Takeshi Yoda, Takeshi Suzue, Tomohiro Hirao, Akira Yoshioka, Jarot Jazek Escobar Jimenes, Tetsuo Yanagi, Kazuo Minematsu, Kensuke Goto, Jephtha Christopher Nmor, Hiroshi Tachibana, Yasuyuki Rakue, Noriko Sakano and Nobuyuki Miyatake

July 2011

Factors influencing the choice of family planning among couples in South West Nigeria

  The study investigated factors influencing the choice of family planning among couples in South West Nigeria. Six hundred couples were selected from five South Western States in Nigeria through a multistage sampling technique. Questionnaire was used to collect information from the subjects. Five research questions were raised and five hypotheses were formulated, chi-square statistics was employed for the...

Author(s): OLAITAN, Olukunmi Lanre

July 2011

Nasal septal hematoma: Using tubular nasal packs to achieve immediate nasal breathing after drainage

  Nasal septal hematoma is the collection of blood between the cartilage or bony septum and its mucoperichondrium or mucoperiosteum. The most common symptoms in children include nasal obstruction, pain, and rhinorrhoea. Asymmetries of the septum with a bluish or reddish fluctuance suggest a hematoma. Delayed diagnosis and treatment may result in abscess formation, septal perforation and...

Author(s): A. N. Umana, M. E. Offiong, P. Francis, Umoh Akpan and Theresa Edethekhe

July 2011

Splenic rupture in neonate with hemolytic anemia

  Splenic rupture is relatively a rare and life threatening situation in the newborn. The classic triad of the disease is shock, anemia, and abdominal distension. Non-traumatic etiologies are seldom and one of them is exchange transfusion which was performed due to underlying erythroblastosis fetalis as discussed. A high index of suspicion and prompt treatment are critical to the survival of these...

Author(s): Ozge Serce, Sevilay Topcuoglu, Gökmen Kurt and Guner Karatekin,

July 2011

Seroprevalence and epidemiological factors of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in Eastern Sudan

  This study was conducted at Kassala, Eastern Sudan between March and April 2011, to determine the seroprevalence and epidemiological risk factors of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection among healthy people visited Kassala Teaching Hospital, eastern Sudan. 5 ml of blood were drawn from each subject, after immediate centrifugation, the sera were tested for HBsAg using Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay...

Author(s): Tajeldin M. Abdallah, Mamoon H. Mohamed and AbdelAziem  A. Ali