Clinical Medicine Research

Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2018

  • Statement and Self-Management Analysis in Mountain Minorities Southeast Chinese Elderly with Chronic Pain

    Juan Huang, Ting Sun, Ziping Huang, Zuoqin Liu

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2018
    Pages: 51-56
    Received: 8 May 2018
    Accepted: 29 May 2018
    Published: 13 June 2018
    Abstract: Chronic pain (CP) is a very common problem in elders, due to bodily degenerations, worldwide. Studies carried out in various countries have shown that CP is associated with the elders’ quality of life, significantly limiting their activities and hampering them to maintain an independence lifestyle. What’s worse, elderly suffering from CP mostly als... Show More
  • Heterogeneity Factor Analysis of Studies Evaluating the Effect of Tai Chi on Improving the Overall Quality of Life in Patients with Breast Cancer

    Yuanqing Pan, Yanxu Yang, Yi Dong, Nan Li, Haiqian Liang, Qi Cui

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2018
    Pages: 57-66
    Received: 12 May 2018
    Accepted: 4 June 2018
    Published: 15 June 2018
    Abstract: Background: In the case of large heterogeneity, the data combination of randomized controlled trials will lead to the decrease of the reliability of systematic review and meta analysis, so we conducted the present study. Objectives: To explore sources of heterogeneity in studies on Tai Chi Chuan (TCC) as a complementary and alternative method for m... Show More
  • HIV Related Admission and Associated Factors among Adult Patients Admitted to Medical Ward at Adama Hospital Medical College, Adama, Oromia, Ethiopia

    Dagim Assefa Kassaye, Haji Aman Deybasso, Godana Jarso Guto, Worku Dugassa Girsha

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2018
    Pages: 67-74
    Received: 2 January 2018
    Accepted: 30 May 2018
    Published: 25 June 2018
    Abstract: Reports are indicating increased rate of HIV related admissions despite high coverage of anti-retroviral drug usage. The aim of this study was to assess the magnitude of HIV related admission and associated factors among adult patients admitted to Medical ward of Adama Hospital Medical College in Ethiopia. An institution based cross sectional study... Show More
  • Expression and relationship of PPARγ and COX-2 in Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells of Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome Patients

    Xu Fei, Qiao Wanhai, Wang Liming

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2018
    Pages: 75-79
    Received: 5 June 2018
    Accepted: 12 July 2018
    Published: 8 August 2018
    Abstract: To study the expression and relationship of cyclooxygenase-2(COX-2) and peroxisome proliferators activated receptor-γ (PPARγ) in peripheral blood monouclear cells (PBMCs) of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome patients. In the emergency department and intensive care unit (ICU) of our hospital, 60 MODS patients were divided into three groups with 20... Show More
  • Evaluation of Hematological Changes in HIV Infected Pregnant Women After Receiving HAART at Debremarkos Hospital Debremarkos, Ethiopia

    Kassahun Dires

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2018
    Pages: 80-83
    Received: 25 June 2018
    Accepted: 9 July 2018
    Published: 15 August 2018
    Abstract: Hematological complications are documented as the second most common cause of morbidity and mortality in HIV/AIDS patients. Drugs for HIV/AIDS showed side effects on different hematological parameters. This study was aimed at assessing the changes in hematological profile of HIV infected pregnant women after initiation of highly active antiretrovir... Show More