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: May 2015; 7(5)

May 2015

Role of body mass index (BMI) on the oxygen saturation and apneic spells in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)

Data from the sleep disorder institute showed that subjects with similar apnea hypopnea index (AHI) but different body mass index (BMI) had no difference in oxygen saturation in rapid eye movement (REM) or non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep. Only 6 pairs of subjects were evaluated in the study and they were not age-matched. The objective of this study was to evaluate, in age-matched subjects, if there are any...

Author(s): Zinobia Khan, Moses Bachan, Faizul M. Suhail, Stephen Lund, Joseph Ghassibi and Jon Freeman

May 2015

Health care providers’ satisfaction with the clinical laboratory service of Nekemte Referral Hospital, Western Ethiopia

The objective of this study was to assess health care providers’ satisfaction with the service provided by the clinical laboratory personnel at Nekemte Referral Hospital, Western Ethiopia to determine the level of satisfaction of health care providers on clinical laboratory services. A cross sectional study was conducted from March to April, 2014 at Nekemte Referral Hospital. The data was collected from 105...

Author(s): Eyasu Ejeta, Geletta Tadele, Mikias Desalegn, Shibabew Abere and Keneni Elias

May 2015

Effect of radiation on pregnancy

The present study was carried out to evaluate the effect of radiation on pregnancy. 20 experimental animals (rabbits) were exposed to X-ray (10 random exposure to represent patients’ dose and 10 continuous to represent radiation workers dose). Each sample was exposed to X-ray and this dose measured with thermo luminous dosimeter (MGP instruments DMC 2000X) in the first, second and third trimester then the dose...

Author(s): Ibrahim Abdalla and Mohamed Elshikh