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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3682/1510122

Pressure Ulcers due to a Tunneled Central Venous Catheter in a Patient on Chronic Maintenance Hemodialysis

Gaetano Alfano, Ferrari Annachiara , Francesco Fontana and Gianni Cappelli

Article Type: Image Article | First Published: November 26, 2018

We describe a rare complication given by tunneled central venous catheter in a 95-years-old woman on chronic maintenance hemodialysis (HD). The cause of end-stage renal disease was hypertensive nephrosclerosis. She suffered from ischemic heart disease and mild cognitive impairment. Her weight was 85.9 Ib (39 kg), resulting in a body mass index (BMI) of 18.1 kg/m2. She started hemodialysis in 2002 ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4061.1510014

Exposure and Risk Assessment of Selected Chemical Hazards in Cabbage and Lettuce

Isaac W Ofosu, Samuel Akomea-Frempong, Emmanuel De-Graft J Owusu-Ansah and Godfred Darko

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: November 26, 2018

Many health-conscious consumers are increasingly making deliberate choices for plant-based diets because probably they think they were safer. Majority of these consumers who dwell in cities therefore demand leafy vegetables for their daily consumption. The demand has created the opportunity for many urban dwellers to join the business of vegetable cultivation using every space available. Urbanization is associated with industrialization, and with it comes the attendant anthropogenic hazards. Subsequently, these activities contaminate the soil with toxic heavy metals such as arsenic (As), cadmi...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4061.1510013

A Review of Environmental Contamination by Organochlorine and Organophosphorus Pesticides in Egypt

Farag M Malhat, Naglaa M Loutfy, Sara M Greish and Mohamed Tawfic Ahmed

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: November 26, 2018

All pesticides are potentially toxic to all sorts of life and some are even classified as probable human carcinogens, neutrotoxics and endocrine system disruptors. The toxicity level of a pesticide depends on the lethal dose (LD) of the chemical, the length of exposure, and the route of entry or absorption by the body. There are many different pesticides in use today with very different modes of action and levels of toxicity. To protect the public, WHO has developed a hazard classification system which is used to label all pesticide containers to warn users of the acute hazards associated with...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510061

Reversed Shoulder Arthroplasty on Chronic Glenohumeral Dislocations: A Small Retrospective Cases Series

Miguel Frias, Henrique Sousa, Tiago Pinheiro Torres and Pedro Lourenco

Article Type: Case Series | First Published: November 24, 2018

Anterior dislocation of the shoulder may go undiagnosed and may thus left untreated for a variable length of time. Chronic locked anterior dislocations of the glenohumeral joint is a rare condition. Its diagnosis and management can be challenging. Reverse shoulder arthroplasty has yelded satisfactory outcomes in patients with cuff tear arthropaty and other degenerative changes of the shoulder join...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510083

Effects of Premenstrual Syndrome Related Psychiatric Disorder on Physical and Mental Health Status of Adolescents- A Short Review

Zeng Haoran, Li Xiang Ning and Swapna Boddu

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: November 24, 2018

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a common disorder in adolescents in the reproductive age and share features with a number of psychiatric disorders. Moreover, it has a negative impact on emotions and their performances. Since many factors influence the development of this syndrome, we sought to examine and analyze the various social, behavioral, physical and psychological issues associated with PMS in this short review. Moreover, through this study, we recommend the need to have an effective health education program to educate the various clinical and psychological aspects of PMS to help adolesc...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3682/1510121

A Case of Gastric Obstruction: A Giant Stomach

Yao Yu and Yisen Zhang

Article Type: Image Article | First Published: November 24, 2018

A seventeen-month-old boy presented with a seven-day history of vomit and abdominal pain. After treatment of prokinetics agents, his symptoms of vomiting remitted. However, he began to have continuous abdominal distension with worse mental status and his stomach is giant. Gastric obstruction was caused by eating myrica rubra. The patient have congenital malformation which make the condition even w...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3682/1510120

Blue Urine

Lorna Ting and Liew Yew Toong

Article Type: Image Article | First Published: November 24, 2018

A 25-year-old gentleman presented with recurrent right lower neck swelling for 2 years. The recurrent attack of infections were always precipitated by upper respiratory tract infection. On clinical examination, there was a cystic swelling located at right lower neck, and anterior to sternocleidomastoid muscle. It measured 5 cm by 5 cm in diameter, with a sinus opening (Figure 1). Computed Tomograp...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaphcm-2017/1710014

Prevalence of Alcohol, Tobacco and Illicit Narcotic Substances Usage and Associated Factors among Patients Attending Mental Health Clinics Conducted by a Group of Hospitals in Sri Lanka

Chrishantha Abeysena and Harshana Bandara

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: November 24, 2018

Consumption of alcohol, tobacco and illicit narcotics affects the quality of life among mental health patients. The objective of this study was to describe prevalence of alcohol, tobacco and illicit narcotic substances usage and associated factors among patients attending mental health clinics. Alcohol usage was higher among mental health patients. Being a male patient, alcohol consumption of caregiver and high family income were associated with alcohol usage of patients. Usage of those substances did not significantly affect the clinic attendance....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3674/1510057

Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism in Asian Trauma Patients - An Asian Trauma Centre Review

Wee Ming Tay, TS Go and LT Teo

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: November 24, 2018

To evaluate the incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in Asian trauma patients and the relation to use of chemoprophylaxis with low molecular weight heparin (LMWH). The Tan Tock Seng trauma database between December 2011 and December 2012 was reviewed. All trauma patients with an injury severity score of 9 or more were included. All medical records were screened for Duplex ultrasound (US) of lower limbs, any computed tomography pulmonary angiogram (CTPA) performed and whether there was use of LMWH chemoprophylaxis. Patients hospitalized for less than 2 days were excluded....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5742/1510049

Female Hypospadias and Urinary Incontinence: Surgical Solution of a Little-Known Entity

Mario Lima, Niel Di Salvo, Tommaso Gargano and Giovanni Ruggeri

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 23, 2018

We describe the case of a female patient referred to our Institution for urinary incontinence likely due to hypospadias. As a matter of fact, her clinical history was way more complex. She was born at term, with no prenatal diagnostic suspicions. After toilet training achievement, between 2 and 3 years old, her mother noticed a continuous urinary dripping during day and night hours. Simultaneously...

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