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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410149

Impact of Low-Dose Intracoronary Alteplase Infusion after Successful Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Ismail Mohamed Ibrahim, Ahmed S Eldamanhory, Mahmoud Abdelaziz and Abdelrashid Abdelaziz

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 05, 2019

In ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), intracoronary thrombolysis after primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) was found to improve microvascular perfusion, yet without improvement in left ventricular (LV) remodeling. Our study aimed to find out possible effect on LV longitudinal function. 102 anterior STEMI patients eligible for PPCI were divided into: Alteplase group (53 patients; received intracoronary 0.3 mg/kg alteplase after PPCI) and control group (49 patients; treated with PPCI only). LV longitudinal function was assessed using tissue Doppler imaging (to measure mean...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5866/1410028

Pressure Pain Threshold in Depression: Is There a Difference between Unipolar and Bipolar Depressed Patients?

Ozlem Kazan Kizilkurt, Buket Niflioglu, Fusun Mayda Domac and Sermin Kesebir

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: June 06, 2019

complex relationship exists between mood and pain, which is supported by different pain tolerance in clinically depressed patients compared to healthy people. In the present study we aimed to investigate pressure pain threshold (PPT) in unipolar and bipolar depressed patients and assess any differences between these two diagnoses. This study included 40 patients diagnosed with unipolar depression and 89 patients diagnosed with bipolar depression according to DSM-IV criteria, also 40 healthy, age and gender-matched subjects without any known disease that could affect pain threshold were include...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3674/1510080

The Outcome of Undisplaced Femoral Neck Fracture in Elderly

Adnan A Faraj, FRCS, Parvez Hussain, MRCS and Karthika Velusamy, MBBS

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: June 06, 2019

The management of Garden type 1 and 2 undisplaced proximal femoral intracapsular fracture in elderly patients is controversial. Many options including arthroplasty and fixation have been suggested based on patient's age and cognitive function. We have retrospectively reviewed 85 elderly patients with undisplaced femoral neck fracture. The mean age of the cohort was 81 years. 52 patients were treated with cemented hemi-arthroplasty, 19 with dynamic hip screw fixation, 10 had cannulated screw fixation, total hip replacement in 3, and conservative management for one patient. We reviewed the cohor...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4563/1710015

Impact of the Number of Dissected Axillary Lymph Nodes on Survival in Breast Cancer Patients

Emad Eldin Nabil, Ahmed M Maklad, Ashraf Elyamany, Emad Gomaa and Moamen M Ali

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 05, 2019

For patients with breast cancer, axillary dissection was a standard treatment, especially with patient with positive metastases in the sentinel nodes. For some patients axillary dissection might be over-treatment, including those who have had a mastectomy. Especially with the new trend of many radiation-therapy centers, provide radiation-therapy for any number of positive lymph nodes. The aim of our work is to evaluate the impact of number of dissected axillary Lymph Nodes (LN), on Overall Survival (OS) and Progression Free Survival (PFS) in breast cancer patients....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3674/1510079

Pneumococcal Sepsis as a Cause of Massive Splenic Infarction in Patient with Unknown Celiac Disease

Alessandro Graziani, Federica Mirici Cappa, Erica Fiorini, Pierpaolo Casalini and Francesco Albertini

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 06, 2019

Splenic Infarction (SI) is a rare event that occurs when the Splenic Artery (SA) or its branches become occluded by embolus or by in situ thrombosis. Most SI events are a result of embolic sources either cardiac or aortic. However malignant hematological disorders and autoimmune diseases are the predominant causes of splenic thrombosis. Massive Splenic Infarction (MSI) results from compromised blood flow to more than half of the spleen. In this paper we describe a case of a previously healthy patient who presented with pneumococcal sepsis who upon investigation revealed an unknown celiac disea...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510126

Faculty Knowledge, Awareness, Value, and Self-Efficacy in Teaching Systems Thinking to Nursing Students: A Pilot Study

Alaa Nabil Mahsoon and Mary Dolansky

Article Type: Pilot Study | First Published: June 06, 2019

Systems thinking is a core competency in nursing education. The assessment of knowledge, awareness and value of, and self-efficacy for teaching systems thinking among faculty is an important step to plan faculty development process. A 17-item faculty questionnaire was developed to assess the knowledge, awareness and value of, and self-efficacy for teaching systems thinking to nursing students as a part of a pilot study. The questionnaire was administered to the nursing faculty at a nursing school in the Midwest region (response rate: 19.49%; 20/92)....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3674/1510078

A Prospective Study on Severe Hypotension in Critically Ill Patients Sedated with Propofol

Sherif Abdelmonem, Tamer Helmy, Iman El Sayed and Salma Ghazal

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: June 06, 2019

We aimed to verify if mean arterial pressure (MAP) at initiation of Propofol infusion and the APACHE score can predict the risk of severe hypotension. A prospective study on 100 patients treated with Propofol during their stay at the Main University Hospital between 2017 and 2018. We estimated relative risks (RRs) of severe hypotension according to MAP and APACHE score categories using a modified Poisson model for binary outcome....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510125

Nurses' Experiences and Perceptions of Hourly Rounding: A Private Australian Catholic Hospital Single Case Study

Karen Francis, RN, PhD, MEd, MHlthScPHC, Andriy Kurtsev, RN, Donna Walter, RN, Cara Steele, BBSc, PGDPsy, PGDip, Stats and Carolyn Staines, BSc, PhD

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 05, 2019

Evidence suggests that structured nursing rounds are associated with positive outcomes. However, a number of barriers to effective hourly rounding have been reported. Rounding practices were implemented in a medical/ surgical ward at a regional hospital in Australia, in 2014, aiming to reduce the risk of patient falls and enhance the patient experience. A qualitative, exploratory descriptive single case study design was utilised. Fifteen (15) nurses participated in the study and data were generated using Hermeneutic phenomenological interview technique. Transcriptions of each interview were an...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4512/1710021

Marriage and Fertility Issues: Ethical Dilemma Faced by Gay with HIV/AIDS in the Context of Chinese Culture

Lin Zhang, Lei Shen, Wei-Ti Chen, Meiyan Sun, Wenxiu Sun, Zheng Zhu and Hongzhou Lu

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 06, 2019

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a kind of serious infectious disease caused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). In the report of World AIDS Day of 2015, the UNAIDS estimated that there are 3690 million HIV affected people and AIDS patients, including 200 million people newly infected with HIV and 1.2 million AIDS-related death that year. There are 15.8 million people living with HIV were accessing antiretroviral therapy as of June 2015. According to the latest AIDS report: by the end of November 30, 2015, it estimated HIV-infected people and AIDS patients about 580,400 cases, 1...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3987.1510018

Incidence of Hypoglycemia in Patients with Renal Dysfunction Treated for Hyperkalemia with Regular Insulin: A Single Center, Retrospective Cohort Study

Dannielle R Brown, PharmD, BCPS, Chase C Brown, Tracie A Delay, Genevieve L Hayes and Ruth C Campbell

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 03, 2019

The primary outcome was the incidence of hypoglycemia during the hospitalization after the administration of insulin for hyperkalemia. Key secondary outcomes included incidence of hypoglycemia within 24 hours of insulin administration and identification of risk factors associated with hypoglycemia. Data collected included patient age, sex, race, history of diabetes, stage of CKD, weight, body mass index (BMI), baseline blood glucose, inciting serum potassium concentration, units of regular insulin administered, and grams of dextrose given with insulin....

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