Clinical Medical

Reviews and Case ReportsISSN: 2378-3656


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410311

Bosma Arhinia Microphthalmia and Cardiac Abnormalities: A Case Report

Aakash Trivedi, OMS-III, Tyler Bean, OMS-III, Kayla Brown, M.S., OMS-III and Carolyn Cain, M.D

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 25, 2020

Bosma arhinia microphthalmia (BAM) syndrome is a rare condition with less than 100 patients reported. The suggested criteria for BAM syndrome diagnosis include congenital arhinia, hypoplastic maxilla, hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, and normal cognition in males. Our patient presented with unique symptomatology of cardiac abnormalities not otherwise described in literature relating to BAM syndrome. Anatomically, our patient had a patent ductus arteriosus and questionable aortic coarctation, a pat...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410310

Pulmonary Embolism Mimicking Pneumonia, Acute Heart Failure and Myocardial Infarction: A Case Report

Hayatu Umar, Augie Ibrahim, Akintomide F. Akindotun, Muhammed E. Hadiza, Aminu M. Sakajiki, Maiyaki S. Abubakar, Balarabe A. Salisu, Mehmet S. Ulgen, Enver Erbilen, Mustafa Kirman

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 23, 2020

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a common medical condition encountered in emergency departments and is a major contributor to global disease burden. It’s often misdiagnosed in critically ill patients despite being common and diagnosis a times is at autopsy. This disease spectrum may present either as asymptomatic deep venous thrombosis (DVT) or acute pulmonary embolism (PE) leading to death. When established PE occurs without any evidence of DVT, this is known as de-novo pulmonary embolism...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410309

Outcomes of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and its Predictors in Hospitalized Patients

Meisam Moezzi, Golshan Afshari, Fakher Rahim, Meysam Alavian, Maryam Banitorfi, Saeed Hesam and Nasrin Fatemi

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: May 13, 2020

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) has been a frequently performed medical intervention that increases the chance of survival of a person strickenby cardiac arrest, and there is a great value of diversity in the rate of successful rehabilitation in societies. There was no significant difference in the success rate of CPR between men and women. The comparison of age groups revealed a significant difference between the success rates of CPR in the age of 14-64 with the group above 64. The analysis...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410308

Septic Shock from Pyelonephritis in Pregnancy

Adam Rindfleisch, MD, Hannah Do, MD, Tove M Goldson, MD, PhD and Samuel N Forjuoh, MD, MPH, DrPH

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 06, 2020

Pyelonephritis is a relatively common infection in pregnancy. We report a case of a 20-year-old pregnant woman with limited prenatal care and history of untreated asymptomatic bacteriuria who presented to labor and delivery triage with signs and symptoms suggestive of sepsis. The initial management, although primarily driven by the patient’s chief complaints, history, and vital signs, was confounded by a relatively unremarkable urinalysis and physical exam. The patient subsequently developed s...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410307

Descriptive Evaluation of National and International Hypertension Treatment Guidelines: The Guideline Quality and Comprehensiveness to provide Care to Adult with Hypertension

Mende Mensa Sorato, Majid Davari and Akbar AbdollahiAsl

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: May 04, 2020

We selected national guidelines of five countries (USA of America, Canada, Europe, Australia and Ethiopia) and one international guideline.We used clinical guideline appraisal tool to evaluate the quality of guidelines, and comprehensiveness of the guidelines was evaluated by using a tool developed reach team. National adult hypertension treatment guideline of Ethiopia addressed only 22 (64.7%) of quality appraisal tool components. The guideline is least comprehensive 15 (51.7%). Major problems ...

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