Science Journal of Clinical Medicine

Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2015

  • A Fast Computational Formula for Kappa Coefficient

    Loc Nguyen, Hang Ho

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 1-3
    Received: 26 December 2013
    Accepted: 15 September 2014
    Published: 12 January 2015
    Abstract: Kappa coefficient is very important in clinical research when there is a requirement of inter-agreement among physicians who measure clinical data. It is too complicated to calculate traditional Kappa formula in huge data because of many arithmetic operations for determining probability of observed agreement and probability of chance agreement. The... Show More
  • Childhood Diarrhea in Central Ethiopia: Determining Factors for Mothers in Seeking Modern Health Treatments

    Ephrem Mamo Gebrehiwot, Tezera Moshago Berheto, Alemayehu Worku, Tadele Dana Darebo, Ephrem Lejore Sibamo

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 4-9
    Received: 20 January 2015
    Accepted: 29 January 2015
    Published: 3 February 2015
    Abstract: Background: Diarrhea remains one of the principal causes of morbidity and mortality in children in developing countries. A major contributing factor is the treatment provided by the mother. The current study was carried out to assess the behavior of mothers in seeking modern health care and its impact on childhood diarrhea in the Central Ethiopia. ... Show More
  • Update on Human Bone Hydatid Disease

    Mulambalah Chrispinus Siteti, Siteti Darwin Injete

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 10-17
    Received: 22 January 2015
    Accepted: 6 February 2015
    Published: 11 February 2015
    Abstract: Hydatid disease is public health problem worldwide causing considerable health and economic loss. The disease may develop in almost any part of the human body. Bone involvement is often asymptomatic and diagnosis is primarily based on radiographic findings. Bone hydatidosis is less frequent than primary hydatidosis of the visceral organs. The local... Show More
  • Health Promotion Practice and Its Associated Factors among Pregnant Mothers Attending ANC Services in Public Health Institution of Mekelle City, Tigray, Ethiopia

    Kidsti Tesfay, Haftom Gebrehiwot, Gebreziher Bruh, Atsede Fantahun

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 18-25
    Received: 29 December 2014
    Accepted: 15 January 2015
    Published: 13 February 2015
    Abstract: Introduction: Health promotion involves supporting personal and social development through providing information health education, and life skill straining, thereby increasing option for people to exercise more over control their own health and their environment, and to make choice conducive in health. A number of potentially modifiable risk factor... Show More