Azerbaijan Medical Journal

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Azerbaijan Medical Journal

Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathology Forensic medicine, Microbiology, Community Medicine, Otorhinolaryngology, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Radiology, Pulmonary Medicine, Dermatology and Venereal diseases, Infectious Diseases, Anaesthesia, Cancer research, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Nephrology, Medical education, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Reproduction, Cardiology, Diabetes, Surgery, Nursing, Otolaryngology, Dental, Psychology, Anesthesiology Dermatology, Endocrinology, Hepatology, Urology, Venereology, Psychiatry, Biotechnology, Pharmacy, ENT, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutics, Pulmonology, Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical, Phatmaceutical Technology, Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics Pharmacodynamics, Industrial Pharmacy, Drug Design, Quality Assurance, Drug Regulatory Affairs, Phytochemistry, Drug Delivery Systems, Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Hospital Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice, Drug Discovery, Drug Metabolism, Toxicology, Clinical Research, Pharmacogenomics, Phrmacoinformatics, Pharmacovigilance<, Life Sciences like Chemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Microbiology, Immunology, Forensic, Epidemiology, Oncology, Biomedicine, Dentistry, Physiotherapy, Gynaecology, Dermatoepidemiology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmology, Sexology, Osteology, Kinesiology, Angiology/Vascular Medicine, Critical care Medicine, Haematology, Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, Bariatrics, Pharmacy and Nursing, Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Radiobiology, Clinical immunology, Clinical and Hospital Pharmacy, Cell Biology, Genomics and Proteomics, Healthcare Services, Healthcare Management, Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, Geriatric Medicine,

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Azerbaijan Medical Journal

A new removable orthodontic and orthopedic appliances cleanser

Abstract : Because numerous various germs are discovered on their surface during orthodontic treatment, detachable orthodontic and orthopedic appliances cleaner demands careful hygiene. About 60 samples with dimension (45*10*1.5mm length, with thickness) were used for the color test by spectrophotometer device, and 60 samples with dimension (30*10*3mm length width thickness) were used for the hardness test by shore A hardness device. The orthodontic appliance should be cleaned after each meal time for abou


Hypoglycemic Potential of Sungkai (Albertisia papuana Becc) Soaking Water in Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Rat

Abstract : Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic disease characterized by blood glucose levels that exceed normal. One alternative treatment is to use herbs that have the potential as hypoglycemic compounds. Sungkai is one of the plants used by the Dayak tribe for generations to treat diabetes. This study aims to determine whether each organ of the Sungkai plant has the potential as a diabetes drug. The parameters measured in this study were antioxidant activity and total phenolics. This study used a complet


Efficacy of Adjunctive Intralesional Steroid Injection After Laryngeal Microsurgery of Benign Vocal Fold Lesion

Abstract : Benign vocal fold lesion cause alteration of lamina propria epithel then lead to dysfonia. Voice therapy is the first line treatment of benign vocal fold lesion. Low compliance affect increasing number of recurrences. Intralesional vocal fold steroid injection could be alternate adjuvant in management of benign vocal fold lesion. To assess efficacy intralesional steroid injection in benign lesion vocal fold patient those after underwent laryngeal microsurgery. Data collected from RSUD Dr. Soetom


Satisfaction and Self-confidence of Students’ of 5th year in Medicine after cervical smear Simulation-based Workshop: a pre- and post-intervention comparison study

Abstract : This study aimed to evaluate the impact of simulation as a teaching tool for the technique of the cervical-uterine smear and the announcement of the results as part of the training of 5th year students of medicine at the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Agadir (FMPA). This is a monocentric cross-sectional descriptive study. Seven sessions were held, and each session consisted of a practical workshop and two simulation sessions. Two questionnaires were used to collect the data. They focused on


Correlation between Helicobacter pylori and severity 0f Ulcerative Colitis

Abstract : Ulcerative Colitis (UC), is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), recent research and studies showed an association between H. pylori infection and IBD. This study was conducted to evaluate the association between H. pylori infection and the severity of ulcerative colitis. A cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted at Fayhaa Teaching Hospital, Gastrointestinal center, Basrah, the southern part of Iraq from August 2021 to February 2022, on 52 patients with Ulcerative colitis. The inc


Resveratrol Protects Retinal Ganglion Cells Against Oxidative Stress by Increasing Superoxide Dismutase-1 in Retinal Ganglion Cells After Ischemic Reperfusion Injury

Abstract : Resveratrol has antioxidant, anti-inflamation, and neuroprotective effects in oxidative stress induced by ischemic reperfusion injury in eyes with IOP elevation. This study aimed to investigate the protection effect of resveratrol against oxidative stress in retinal ganglion cells. Retinal ischemia was induced by increasing intraocular pressure to 110 mmHg for 60 minutes in 20 adult male Rattus Norvegicus rats. Resveratrol (RSV) suspension of 100M in 2L PBS was injected intravitreally 3 ho


The Effectiveness of Online Course about Pain Management and Local Anesthesia Methods for Undergraduate Dental Students

Abstract : Local anesthesia (LA) is the most commonly method for pain control during dental procedures. Dentists should have the knowledge, skills and attitude about LA. Therefore, this study aimed at evaluating online course about dental pain management and local anesthesia methods used in dentistry. A total of fifty-four dental students who accepted to participate in this study were included. An online course composed of six-module was developed. Students' knowledge was assessed by comparing their learni


Satisfaction of Pregnant Women with Obstetric Care Services in the Hospital

Abstract : Maternal satisfaction considers one of the most common measurements to report the outcome for the quality of care and must increase to enhance the efficiency and quality of care during the periods of antenatal, natal, and postnatal to give high-quality care services to the maternal. To assess women's satisfaction to the obstetric care services in maternity hospitals in most areas of care such as Labor unit, Maternity unit. A descriptive design that is adequately constructed to measure women's sa


Association between medication adherence of oral corticosteroid based on MMAS-8 Score and SLEDAI Score in SLE children

Abstract : Childhood-onset SLE is characterized by periods of flares and remissions. The SLEDAI score is one of the systems used to assess SLE activity. Long-term use of high-dose corticosteroids is associated with an increased risk of infection, metabolic and musculoskeletal diseases. This condition can cause non-adherence to taking medication in SLE patients. Medication adherence was assessed using the MMAS-8 Questionnaire. The study is to determine the association between medication adherence of oral co


ACUTE TOXICITY TEST (LC50) TANNING LIQUID WASTE AGAINST TILAPIA MORTALITY (Oreochromis niloticus)

Abstract : The liquid waste of the tanning industry contains chromium metal of a toxic nature. The heavy metal chromium has high solubility and toxicity and is toxic to living things with a concentration of more than 0.05 ppm. For this reason, it is necessary to conduct a toxicity test to determine the level of danger from wastewater if it is discharged into the environment. The purpose of this study was to determine the value of LC concentration of 50 96 hours from tanning liquid waste to tilapia mortali