Clinical Medicine Research

Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2020

  • The Difficult Diagnosis of Hypophosphatemic Rickets-A Review of 8 Clinical Cases

    Anna-Maria Borissova, Yordan Vlahov, Seiji Fukumoto, Yuichiro Shimizu, Todor Zahariev, Valentin Govedarski, Svetoslav Dimitrov, Radina Ivanova, Milena Nikolova, Boyana Trifonova

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2020
    Pages: 97-102
    Received: 3 August 2020
    Accepted: 18 August 2020
    Published: 14 September 2020
    Abstract: Hypophosphatemic rickets is a rare, usually genetic disease associated with decreased phosphate reabsorption in the proximal renal tubule and vitamin D resistance. Several genetic mutations have been discovered, the most common being the X-linked PHEX mutation with high fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23) circulating levels. The hypophosphatemic ty... Show More
  • Effective Adaptation of Music Intervention in the Psychological Management of Late Life Depression in Nigerian Communities

    Osimade Olabisi Modupe

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2020
    Pages: 103-113
    Received: 22 August 2020
    Accepted: 1 September 2020
    Published: 28 September 2020
    Abstract: Depressive symptoms in late life has been a global phenomenon affecting older adults mental health stability and general well-being. Studies on the psychological management of the disorder in Nigeria have variously adopted therapies that exerts cognitive, sensory and motor abilities of the elderly thereby generating very minimal results. The pre-te... Show More
  • Post Operative Pain Management Knowledge, Attitude, Practice and Associated Factors Regarding Among Nurses’ Working in Jimma Medical Center, South-West Ethiopia, 2019

    Abiru Neme Negewo, Gugsa Nemera Germossa, Bontu Mathewos, Girma Bacha Ayane

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2020
    Pages: 114-122
    Received: 2 June 2020
    Accepted: 15 June 2020
    Published: 26 October 2020
    Abstract: Introduction: Effective post-operative pain management can lead to comfort, better mobility, improved recovery, and shorter stay in hospital. However, though few studies were done in this area, the extent to which nurses practice post-operative pain management and their level of knowledge and attitude regarding pain is not well documented in the st... Show More