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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:10.23937/2377-3634/1410124

Educational Intervention Impacts on Knowledge and Performance of Self-Care Practices among Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Selected Hospitals in Southwestern, Nigeria

Oluwaseun Oluwafunmilayo Abiodun, Adenike Ayobola E Olaogun and Adewale Oladayo Akinpelu

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: June 06, 2020

Neglecting the importance of adequate knowledge and correct performance of self-care practices are major causes of many complications that are experienced by T2DM patients. The objective of this study was to assess the impact of educational intervention on the level of knowledge and performance of self-care practices among patients with T2DM in selected tertiary hospitals. A quasi-experimental design that utilized purposive sampling method was used. The study was conducted at the University of M...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3419/1410138

Solitary Brain Metastasis in Low-Risk Prostate Cancer - A Case Report

Sonha Nguyen, Sameer Shah, Neil Dudheker and Vishal Ranpura

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 04, 2020

Adenocarcinoma of prostate is the most common cancer affecting men in United States. The most common sites of prostate cancer metastasis are to bone and pelvic lymph nodes. Brain metastases are rare and reported in less than 1% of prostate cancer patients. Among the patients with brain metastasis, most of them had concurrent systemic disease involvement, such as: bone, lymph node, liver and/ or lung metastasis. We report a case of patient with low risk prostate cancer, stage IV B, with well cont...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3674/1510108

Covid-19 Pandemic and Health Professionals: Practical Approaches

Rebecca Renata Lapenda do Monte, Francisco de Assis Fernandes Tavares, Bruno Barreira Cardoso, Alyne Barreto Mesquita de Goes, Thais Cristina Loyola da Silva, Brenda de Oliveira Silva, Yara Saiane Marim Araujo, Amália Cinhtia Meneses Rego and Irami Araújo-Filho

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: May 28, 2020

COVID-19 disease is a pandemic, with severe clinical manifestations, high lethality and which has reached at least 128 countries. In this sense, the bioprotection of health professionals is a fundamental principle in preserving the lives of those who work in the direct care of patients who are victims of SARS-CoV-2. Each day the number of confirmed cases exceeds the most optimistic estimates, which cause severe damage and overload in the infrastructure of health systems. The present study addres...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3674/1510107

Investigation of Cases of Violence against Women: Examples of the Eastern Turkey

Turgut Dolanbay, Serhat Tunc, Levent Sahin and Murat Aras

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: May 27, 2020

In our country, women are mostly exposed to domestic violence. It is known that almost one in four women is exposed to physical violence. The low level of women’s education in the east of Turkey, the lack of economic freedom, and the low income level are among the main reasons for violence against women. It was aimed to raise awareness of the issue by drawing attention to the issue of violence against women, which frequently takes place in the national and international media and contribute to...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410183

The Show Must Go On: Using Proximie to Facilitate Collaboration between Experts to Perform a Complex Mitral Clip Procedure during COVID-19

F Sawaya, A Zgheib, JS Karim and N Hachach-Haram

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 12, 2020

As COVID-19 spreads across the globe at an alarming pace, clinicians of all specialties are being forced to re-evaluate how they can continue to deliver the best quality of care to their patients during this turbulent time. Although elective procedures have been canceled indefinitely in many countries, urgent interventional cardiology procedures are still being performed. The interventional suite during COVID-19, however, is almost unrecognizable. Interventional suites used to be a welcome setti...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410182

ABO-Rhesus Blood Group Distribution among Peri-Partum Cardiomyopathy Patients: A Multi-Center Study in Sokoto, Nigeria

Hayatu Umar, MBBS, MSc, FWACP, Simeon Alabi Isezuo, MBBS, MPH, FMCP, FESC, Muawiyya Zagga Usman, MBBS, FMCP, Adeshina A Yusuf, MBBS, Bello Tambuwal Umar, MBBS, MMED (Int. Med), Femi Akindotun Akintomide, MBBS, FMCP, Abdulaziz Aminu, MBBS, Aminu Sakajiki Muhammad, MBBS, MSc, FMCP, Abubakar Sadiq Maiyaki, MBBS, FWACP, Hamidu Muhammad Liman, MBBS, FMCP, Isah Omokhudu Oborien, MBBS, FMCP, Musa Baba Muhammad, MBBS, FWACP, Abdulmumini Yakubu, MBBS, FWACP, Samaila Bello, MBBS, Usman Muhammad Waziri, MB

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: June 12, 2020

Cardiovascular disease is a major cause of death among women of child bearing age in Northern Nigeria. As much as 60% of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM) was reported among women with heart failures in a tertiary health institution in Sokoto, Northwestern Nigeria and was responsible for about 34% of deaths in peripartum women in South Africa. The Millennium and Sustainable Development Goals (MDG & SDG) 2000 to 2015 and 2015 to 2030, respectively have it as their cardinal quests, to reduce matern...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410181

A Rare Case of End-Stage HF Salvaged by Rescue Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT)

Yaser Khalid, DO, Neethi Dasu, DO, Kirti Dasu, BA, Paul Jang, DO and Vivek Sailam

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

End-stage heart failure (HF) is defined as a lack of improvement of HF symptoms and frequent exacerbations despite maximal medical therapy. Current guidelines recommend against the use of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT) as a rescue device in end-stage HF. CRT is a promising intervention for new-onset end-stage HF for patients who may be able to recover enough of their EF to restart goal-directed medical therapy (GDMT). This report highlights the promising clinical outcome of an unconvent...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410180

Covid-19 Therapeutic Prospects: Cardiotoxicity Concerns

Olawale Adeyemi, BS, MD

Article Type: Commentary | First Published: June 03, 2020

There has been extensive research on developing a treatment regimen for COVID-19. Coadministering Chloroquine and Azithromycin have shown promising results in infected people. However, these medications have a peculiar side effect; QT prolongation. Physicians should be aware of the populations taking them and routine EKGs are recommended in these candidates. Since December 2019, there was an outbreak of a novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which was first reported in Wuhan, China. However, th...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410179

Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Replacement and Repair: Pooled Analysis of the Outcomes and Complications of Novel Emerging Treatments

Yaser Khalid, DO, Neethi Dasu, DO and Kirti Dasu, BA

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: June 01, 2020

Tricuspid regurgitation is a poor prognostic marker of end-stage heart failure. Treatment options for severe tricuspid regurgitation are currently limited because these procedures have the highest mortality rates of all valve procedures. Isolated tricuspid valve surgery is reserved for rare cases during surgical viability evaluation with repair favored over tricuspid valve replacement, owing to the slightly more favorable mortality and downstream complication associated with the latter. Transcat...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5831/1510026

The Basic Four Measures and their Derivates in Dichotomous Diagnostic Tests

Tadeusz R Ostrowski, MD and Tadeusz Ostrowski, PhD

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: June 05, 2020

The paper focuses on four basic statistics of dichotomous diagnostic tests, i.e. sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive value, and some of their derivates, like Youden index and predictive summary index, and on further derivates of these derivates, i.e. Matthews correlation coefficient (or Yule phi), chi squared test and Cramer’s V coefficient. The paper contains also the necessary and sufficient conditions for a test to be invalid, to be uninformative and the necessary con...

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