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The ClinMed International Library is a repository and an open access publisher for medical research that covers a wide range of areas in Clinical Medicine. ClinMed serves as a global platform for medical practitioners and research scholars to foster their learning and professional acumen through an extensive portfolio of research articles and publications that can be accessed without any restrictions.

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:10.23937/2378-3656/1410085

Unusual Early Aortic Valve Bioprosthesis Failure due to Fungal Infection

Yolanda Carrascal, Gregorio Laguna and Nuria Arce

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 23, 2016

We report an early failure of a 19 mm mitroflow A12 aortic pericardial bioprosthetic valve. We excluded all described causes related with early bioprosthesis calcification and degeneration. Neither inflammatory cells nor bacterial colonization were identified in microscopic analysis, but fungal hyphae were observed in the tissue sections from both leaflets, suggesting sub-clinical fungal endocarditis, which might have contributed to early failure....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410084

Therapeutic Efficacy of Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections in Treating Chronic High Hamstring Tendinopathy

Jeffrey Krauss, Ryan Nugent, Marko Bodor and Michael Fredericson

Article Type: Original Research Article | First Published: January 23, 2016

Objective: To determine whether ultrasound-guided platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections reduce pain and improve function in patients with chronic high hamstring tendinopathy. Design: Prospective case-control study in which patients who have failed treatment serve as their own controls. Setting: Patients were recruited through two sports medicine clinics, one academically based and the other in a community medical center. Injections were performed by a single practitioner. Patients: 14 adult pati...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410083

Is Cock-up Splint the Right Choice for All of the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Patients? A Case Report

Mahdi Hadidi, Mohammad-Reza Hadian, Ali Arab Kheradmand, Mahmood Farzan, Hamidreza Monsef, Maryam-Raheleh Dadras, Saeed Talebian and Gholam Reza Olyaei

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 12, 2016

A fifty-year-old woman was the exceptional one who her clinical signs and symptoms was deteriorated after the administration of splinting. She showed deterioration of clinical and electrophysiological parameters after two weeks of using splint combined with steroid. After removing the splint, the patient showed relief of subsequent signs and symptoms....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510031

Perspectives and Challenges in the Psychological Care of Cancer Patients and in Stress Management for Oncology Nurses: An Online Survey among Japanese Nurses

Mariko Kaneko, Ryu Shuhei, Miki koyama and Ryoko Kakehi

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: January 30, 2016

An online questionnaire survey was conducted in Japan among 782 nurses enrolled for health professional surveys in November 2014. The questionnaire consisted of ten questions on the psychological care of cancer patients of all five categories (anxiety, anger, crisis state, how to tell children about cancer in a parent, and grief care) and two questions on nurses' own stress management, which were assessed on a Likert scale. In addition, space was given to free-text responses for difficulties in ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510030

Dengue Infection Could Provoke Cardiac Arrest and Death

Cassia Regina Vancini-Campanharo, Rodrigo Luiz Vancini, Claudio Andre Barbosa de Lira, Marilia dos Santos Andrade, Alvaro Nagib Atallah and Aecio Flavio Teixeira de Gois

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: January 30, 2016

Early diagnosis and prevention of dengue fever is essential for the appropriate supportive treatment and management and can improve the patient survival. If significant cardiac involvement and failure is present, preventive management strategies and advanced life support should be applied to prevent mortality and morbidity by dengue....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510029

Side Effects and Drug Interactions of Marijuana

Carol Motycka, Marissa Glinton and Courtney Brennan

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: January 29, 2016

The use of marijuana as a medication continues to be debated around the United States with legalization being discussed in several states. Understanding the adverse effects and drug interactions of marijuana are important as more people look to using this substance as a form of treatment. Marijuana has been associated with several adverse effects when used both short term and long term. It is also a substance which may interact with commonly used medications. This article will discuss some of th...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510028

Exploring the Contribution of Treatment Factors to Preferences for Smoking Cessation Interventions

Souraya Sidani, Joan Brewster, Joyal Miranda, Shelley Walkerly and Emily Belita

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: January 23, 2016

Preferences for treatment affect the poor uptake, adherence, and outcomes of smoking cessation interventions. This study addressed the need to examine what smokers like and dislike about smoking cessation interventions. The study aimed to describe adult smokers' preferences for three interventions: nicotine replacement therapy, brief individual advice and group behavioral therapy, and to identify treatment-related factors underlying treatment preferences....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510027

Sally the Cat: A Resident of a Continuing Care Facility

Sandra P. Hirst

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: January 11, 2016

During the past several decades, interest has grown in the contribution that animals make to the quality of life of older residents who live in continuing care facilities. These residents are typically over the age of 85 and have often co-existing acute and chronic health challenges. Explored through this paper are several salient issues specific to animal assisted interventions for older residents living in continuing care facilities. These include: the possible contribution of animals to resid...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510026

Educating Nursing Students for Practice in the 21st Century

Jennifer Mannino and Elizabeth Cotter

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: January 09, 2016

Nurses face a number of challenges in the 21st century. One major challenge pertains to nursing education, specifically to the entry into practice preparation of undergraduate nursing students. Not only do nurses need to be adequately prepared to care for an ever increasing complex patient population, but they are called upon to be leaders in healthcare. The ways in which nurses were educated during the 20th century are no longer adequate for dealing with the realities of health care today; and ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510031

Profile of Rugby Injuries in High School Zimbabwean Adolescents

Matthew Chiwaridzo, Yemurai Masunzambwa, Nirmala Naidoo, Farayi Kaseke, Jermaine Dambi and Takura Matare

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: December 28, 2015

Background: Rugby is a popular sport played in many countries worldwide. There has been recent growing interest for the sport in Zimbabwe especially among adolescents. However, no study has been done to document the profile of rugby-related injuries among Zimbabwean adolescents between the ages of 10 and 19 years. The goal of the present study is to describe the injuries sustained by adolescent males during the 2014 high school rugby season. Methods: A cross-sectional survey was conducted involv...

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