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Dedicated to clinical medical research, we now publish over 70 quality peer-reviewed journals making all the articles freely accessible. The manuscripts submitted to ClinMed will be processed through standard parameters and international peer review systems. This has enabled us to establish new milestones in the global research arena in terms of cogency and integrity, and to disseminate highly credible and accredited research content for researchers, scholars, and practitioners across the globe.

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COVID-19 related research

A Multicountry Level Comparison of BCG Vaccination Policy and COVID-19 Cases and Mortality
Moses Katbi, Oluwatosin Adeoye, Adefisayo Adedoyin, Adeoye Adegboye, Iyiola Faturiyele, Maryam Bello, Rose Khatri and Michele Russel
Full article:90464112 | HTML:90464113 | DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510131
Dynamics of COVID-19: Modelling and Analysis
Umair Ali Wani, Aadil Bakshi and Moazam Ali Wani
Full article:90464112 | HTML:90464113 | DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510128
Epidemiological Trends, Characteristics, and Distribution of COVID-19: Lessons from SARS and MERS Outbreaks and Way Forward
Amen Bawazir, Nagarajkumar Yenugadhati, PhD, Omar B Da’ar and Hoda Jradi
Full article:90464112 | HTML:90464113 | DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510127
Transmission and Control Efforts of COVID-19
Adekunle Sanyaolu, Chuku Okorie, Sadaf Younis, Henry Chan, Nafees Haider, Abu Fahad Abbasi, Oladapo Ayodele, Stephanie Prakash and Aleksandra Marinkovic
Full article:90464112 | HTML:90464113 | DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510126
Oxidative Stress Associated with SARS-Cov-2 (COVID-19) Increases the Severity of the Lung Disease - A Systematic Review
Samir Derouiche
Full article:90464112 | HTML:90464113 | DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510121
Further Evidence of a Possible Correlation between the Severity of Covid-19 and BCG Immunization
Serge Dolgikh
Full article:90464112 | HTML:90464113 | DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510120
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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5742/1510009

Prostate Cancer Survivorship: A Systematic Review

Sanchia S Goonewardene, Young A and R. Persad

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: September 08, 2015

Background: Due to advances in cancer diagnosis and treatment, the number of prostate cancer survivors is increasing. Yet, with this expanding cohort of patients, very little has been done to develop services. Objective: A systematic review was conducted to explore prostate cancer survivorship issues. This analysis will inform development of interventions. Discussion: The literature is reviewed and the way forward for survivorship discussed. We also identify possible themes for research....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410036

Relationship between Full-Thickness Macular Hole and Retinal Break/Lattice Degeneration

Jinglin Zhang, Yonghao Li, Xiujuan Zhao, Yu Cai, Xiling Yu and Lin Lu

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 02, 2015

The pathogenesis of full-thickness Macular Hole (MH) is not clearly understood but is believed to involve anteroposterior traction and/or tangential traction exerted by the posterior vitreous cortex at the fovea. Retinal Break (RB) and lattice degeneration are one of the most important abnormalities of vitreous and vitreoretinal interface. To figure out the relationship between the full-thickness macular hole and RB/lattice degeneration may contribute to the understanding of their pathogenesis.....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5858/1510004

Caregiver Abuse of Chicago Chinese Older Adults in a Community-Dwelling Population

Xin Qi Dong and Ge Li

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: September 05, 2015

Elder abuse, also referred to as elder mistreatment or elder maltreatment, is an important public health and human rights issue. The prevalence of elder abuse ranges from 2.2% to 61.1% around the world. The 2008 US National Elder Mistreatment Study suggests that more than 10% of the community-dwelling aging population reported elder abuse or potential neglect in the past year. Existing literature has shown that elder abuse may result in psychological distress, increased morbidity and mortality i...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3278.1510005

Should We Use Various Obesity Measures Interchangeably?

Shuman Yang

Article Type: Short Note | First Published: August 18, 2015

In clinical setting or clinical research studies, convenient obesity measures such as body weight and Body Mass Index (BMI) are commonly used to quantify obesity status of patients or research participants. Although these obesity data are easy and cheap to collect, they may have problems as compared to other obesity measures....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4010.1510006

Should Potential Micronutrient Deficiencies be evaluated when designing Weight Loss Interventions for Obese Individuals?

Nath A, Shope TR, and Koch TR

Article Type: Mini Review | First Published: August 21, 2015

Malnutrition is considered to be a condition that develops when individuals do not receive adequate quantities of energy-providing nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and water. Inadequate intake does not permit the maintenance of physiologically normal tissue and organ function. Dietary intake could be an origin for obesity, as well as an origin for the development of micronutrient deficiencies. The National Research Council has reported that more than 80% of Americans consume a diet that is below t...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-9004/1410058

Ovarian Stromal Hyperthecosis and Hyperandrogenemia Refractory to Hormonal Suppression

Gregory M Gressel, Natalia Buza, Shirley M McCarthy and Pinar H Kodaman

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 26, 2015

Ovarian stromal hyperthecosis (OSH) is an uncommon clinical entity. According to the 2014 WHO classification of gynecologic tumors, it has been documented in one-third of patients older than age 55 years of age in autopsy studies. This disorder usually presents in the second or third decade of life with menstrual irregularity as well as signs of virilization. Presentation in the post-menopausal period is less common, but has been reported....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-9004/1410057

Bochdalek Diaphragmatic Hernia Complicating Pregnancy in the third Trimester: Case Report

Monica Hernandez-Aragon, Laura Rodriguez-Lazaro, Raquel Crespo-Esteras, Leyre Ruiz-Campo, Ignacio Adiego-Calvo, Jose Manuel Campillos-Maza, Sergio Castan-Mateo

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 07, 2015

A 32-year-old primiparous woman was diagnosed of diaphragmatic hernia at 29 weeks' gestation and transferred to our hospital. Initially, gastrointestinal symptoms mimicked pathology related to pregnancy, but failure of conservative measures led to performing imaging tests. It was a Bochdalek hernia containing small bowel loops, colon and omentum but not stomach. She was stabilized, but finally cesarean delivery and hernia repair were performed at 32 weeks because of her symptoms, with a successf...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5750/1510006

Adjuvant Radiation Therapy is Feasible in Epidermolysis bullosa: A Case Report

Theodora A Koulis, Colleen Herring, Wendy Smith and Jon-Paul Voroney

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 02, 2015

A patient with a severe form of Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) presented after an above knee amputation and groin dissection for a 57 cm Squamous Cell Sarcinoma (SCC) of the skin and underlying soft tissue of the right leg. Five of 19 nodes were involved with SCC metastases. Standard care would involve adjuvant Radiation Therapy (RT) but RT has historically been avoided in patients with EB who can have severe, non-healing cutaneous and mucosal morbidity from acute RT reactions. A radiation treatment...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5750/1510005

Explosive Cutaneous Mucormycosis Requiring Limb Amputation: Case Report and Literature Review

Vikas Patel, Stephen Squires, Tarek Shaath, Daniel R Hinthorn, Garth R Fraga and Rebecca Horvat

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 20, 2015

Mucormycosis is a potentially fatal systemic fungal infection. Risk factors include immunosuppression, organ transplantation, and diabetes mellitus. Rhinocerebral mucormycosis is the most common presentation in diabetic patients, whereas pulmonary mucormycosis is the most common presentation in patients with hematologic neoplasms. We describe an immunocompromised leukemia patient with painful ecchymotic plaques on the forearm. Punch biopsy demonstrated angioinvasive mucormycosis and culture grew...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410027

Time Required between Two Positioning Methods for Shoulder Arthroscopy. A Non-Randomized Controlled Study

Xavier Zwiebel, Anne-Marie Bedard, Alexandre Leclerc and Melissa Laflamme

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 27, 2015

Shoulder arthroscopy can be performed with the patient either in the lateral decubitus or the beach chair position. Since the advent of the beach chair position, orthopaedic surgeons have been debating which of those two positions is superior. Each one has its own advantages and disadvantages, whether for the ease of setup, the risks and complications, the intraoperative visualization or the joint accessibility....

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