International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medical Sciences

Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2020

  • Hip Fractures in Elderly Stroke Patients - The Role of Sarcopenia and Osteoporosis

    Nonyelum Obiechina, Atef Michael, Angela Nandi, Rachit Adlakha, Amy Davis, Alicia Barnes

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2020
    Pages: 85-90
    Received: Sep. 15, 2020
    Accepted: Sep. 24, 2020
    Published: Oct. 07, 2020
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    Abstract: Both hip fractures and stroke are common in elderly patients and hip fractures are especially prevalent in elderly stroke patients. This literature review is an attempt to explore the evidence for strategies to reduce hip fractures in stroke patients, the role of sarcopenia and osteoporosis in causing them and current and potential management strat... Show More
  • Identification and Pathogenic Potential of Orofacial Herpetic Clinical Isolates in Northeast Mexico

    Cynthia Mendoza-Rodriguez, Jorge Ocampo-Candiani, Pilar Morales-San Claudio, Osvaldo Vazquez-Martinez, Mauricio Salinas-Santander, Ernesto Torres-Lopez

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2020
    Pages: 91-95
    Received: Sep. 18, 2020
    Accepted: Oct. 05, 2020
    Published: Oct. 13, 2020
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    Abstract: Background Herpes simplex viruses 1 (human herpes virus types 1, HSV-1) often cause recurrent infections that affect the skin, mouth, lips, and eyes and eventually induce herpetic encephalitis. A high percentage of the population is infected with HSV-1 in which it produces a variety of these orofacial disease. In Mexico, there are no studies to det... Show More
  • Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Toward Emergency Contraceptive Among Females Student at Unity University, Adama Town, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

    Abenet Menene, Addisalem Getachew, Aliye Kediro, Bekele Gutema

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2020
    Pages: 96-103
    Received: Aug. 24, 2020
    Accepted: Sep. 09, 2020
    Published: Nov. 23, 2020
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    Abstract: Background: Unwanted teenage pregnancies have a notable detrimental impact on the learners’ trajectory and have been associated with jeopardizing the students’ educational progress and future career prospects. These pregnancies are mostly unplanned and unintended and many are terminated, either legally or illegally. Each year, about 210 million wom... Show More
  • Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Ethiopia: A Review

    Samuel Chane Teferi

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2020
    Pages: 104-108
    Received: Sep. 04, 2020
    Accepted: Sep. 18, 2020
    Published: Nov. 23, 2020
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    Abstract: World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus as a global public health emergency on January 30, 2020. COVID-19 has infected more than 17,660,523 people worldwide, with more than 680,894 deaths in different regions and countries. Based on the World Health Organization (WHO) Africa report, as of 02 August, 2020, a cumulative total of 802,... Show More