Clinical Medicine Research

Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2021

  • Clinical and Demographic Characteristics on Admission and Their Prognostic Value at Discharge in 529 Consecutive COVID-19 Patients in Santiago, Chile

    Cesar Maquilon Ortiz, Jonas Alberto Gongora, Monica Antolini Toledo, Nicolas Fernando Valdes, Angela Benavente, Maria Gabriela Bofill, Macarena Urra, Diego Rojas Carvajal, Javiera Huidobro Navarro, Bernardita Alvarado Breton, Maria Carolina Asenjo, Cherie Gutierrez Rojas, Jose Gajardo, Patricia Cisternas, Guillermo Garcia, Juan Pablo Peralta, Lenny Loor Garcia, Annelise Sepulveda, Cecilia Tapia, Luis Fernando Mallea, Felipe Rivera, Ezio Parodi, Jyh Kae Nien

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2021
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: Dec. 13, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 28, 2020
    Published: Jan. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: On June 04, 2020, Chile had 113,628 cases COVID-19, 1275 deaths, 1450 patients were on invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV). The objective was describing the characteristics on admission and their relationship with the condition at discharge of patients with positive real-time polymerase chain reaction test for SARS CoV-2 (RT-PCR) in a tertiary he... Show More
  • Cross-sectional Study of Glucose Disturbances of Pregnant Women in Bulgaria

    Anna-Maria Borissovа, Boyana Trifonova, Lilia Dakovska, Eugenia Mihailova, Mircho Vukov

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2021
    Pages: 9-15
    Received: Dec. 16, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 23, 2020
    Published: Jan. 18, 2021
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    Abstract: Hyperglycemia is one of the most common conditions during pregnancy. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) estimates that one in six live births (16.8%) are in women with some form of Hyperglycemia during pregnancy. The aim is to analyze the frequency of Hyperglycemia during pregnancy through a cross-sectional multicenter population-based stu... Show More
  • Venous Thromboembolic Diseases: Risk and Etiological Factors in the Internal Medicine Department of the Sylvanus Olympio University Hospital in Lomé

    Edem Komi Mossi, Abdou Razak Moukaila, Dzidzonu Komi Nemi, Waina Kodjo, Sodjehoun Apeti, Agbeko Kodjo Djagadou, Abago Balaka, Awalou l Mohaman Djibri

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2021
    Pages: 16-19
    Received: Jan. 06, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 18, 2021
    Published: Jan. 25, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: Venous thromboembolic disease is a common condition. Many risk factors can contribute to its occurrence. The aim of this study is to describe the risk factors of venous thromboembolic diseases and the results of the etiological assessment. Methodology: This was a retrospective and descriptive study that took place in the internal medi... Show More
  • Retrospective Validation of HEART Score for Chest Pain Patients in the Emergency Department

    Orhay Mirzapolos, Ryan Wagner, April Brill, Fred Lepore

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2021
    Pages: 20-25
    Received: Jan. 04, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 12, 2021
    Published: Jan. 25, 2021
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    Abstract: Acute chest pain is one of the most common presentations to the emergency department yet only about 10% of these cases are diagnosed with acute coronary syndrome. Emergency physicians are faced with the dilemma of determining the etiology of the chest pain and appropriately dispositioning the patient. The HEART score was created as a decision tool ... Show More
  • Prevalence of Rhesus Negative Status Amongst Antenatal Atendees in the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Nigeria: A 5-Year Review

    Emem Abasi Bassey, Matthias Gabriel Abah, Christopher Azubuike Opone, Aniekan Linus Jackson

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2021
    Pages: 26-30
    Received: Jan. 04, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 22, 2021
    Published: Feb. 09, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: The Rhesus (Rh) antigen is the most polymorphic of human blood group systems second only to the ABO in transfusion and transplantation medicine with significance in iso-immunization which can cause haemolytic disease of the foetus and newborn. This study was carried out to determine the prevalence of Rhesus negativity amongst antenata... Show More
  • Nursing of an Infant Diagnosed with Neonatal Intrahepatic Cholestasis Caused by Citrin Deficiency (NICCD) with Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Infection: A Case Report

    Lingli Cai, Yuanzong Song, Ning Zhang, Meixue Chen, Weiju Chen, Qingran Lin

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2021
    Pages: 31-34
    Received: Feb. 05, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 15, 2021
    Published: Feb. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Citrin deficiency is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder caused by SLC25A13 genetic mutations. Understandably, Neonatal Intrahepatic Cholestasis caused by Citrin Deficiency (NICCD) was one of its clinical phenotypes, usually occurred in the neonatal period or infancy. The effective treatment of dietary intervention and symptomatic s... Show More