American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

Volume 8, Issue 4, July 2020

  • Bed-sore and Associated Factors Among Patients Admitted at Surgical Wards of Wolaita Sodo University Teaching and Referral Hospital, Southern Ethiopia

    Aseb Arba, Melese Meleku, Atinafu Nega, Esayas Aydiko

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, July 2020
    Pages: 56-62
    Received: 9 June 2020
    Accepted: 19 June 2020
    Published: 23 July 2020
    Abstract: Background: Bed sore has long been recognized as major cause of morbidity, mortality and health care burden globally and worst in developing countries like Ethiopia. It is one of key performance indicators of quality of care provided to patient. Therefore, this study was aimed to assess magnitude of bed sore and associated factors among patients ad... Show More
  • Reactions of the Autonomic Nervous System of Healthy Male Humans on the Natural and Simulated Conditions of the Geomagnetic Field

    Ketevan Janashia, Levan Tvildiani, Tamar Tsibadze, Nikoloz Invia, Vasili Kukhianidze, George Ramishvili

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, July 2020
    Pages: 63-70
    Received: 22 June 2020
    Accepted: 13 July 2020
    Published: 4 August 2020
    Abstract: Background: The geomagnetic environment is very sensitive to changes in “Space weather” (SW) and its manifestations on the Earth. The human body is adapted evolutionarily to the slight alterations of the geomagnetic field (GMF). Objective: The aim of this work is to test the hypothesis on whether different levels of GMF causing specific stress-reac... Show More
  • Burden, Predictors and Short-Term Outcomes of Traumatic Brain Injury Among Patients Admitted to Ugandan Intensive Care Units

    Agnes Wabule, Kavuma Arthur Mwanje, Daniel Obua, Janat Tumukunde, Jane Nakibuuka, Samuel Kizito, Peter Kaahwa Agaba, Mary Theresa Nabukenya, Emmanuel Timarwa Ayebale, Arthur Kwizera

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, July 2020
    Pages: 71-77
    Received: 15 June 2020
    Accepted: 3 August 2020
    Published: 13 August 2020
    Abstract: Severe Traumatic brain injury (STBI) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among young individuals worldwide with worse outcomes being registered in low-income countries. Brain trauma foundation recommends the management of patients with TBI in the intensive care unit (ICU) to prevent secondary brain injury for improved outcome. However, Ug... Show More