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Azerbaijan Medical Journal

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Azerbaijan Medical Journal

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Azerbaijan Medical Journal

Development and Validation of The Quantification Method for Mitragynine and 7-Hydroxy Mitragynine in Kratom Plant using High-Performance Liquid Chromatography-Photodiode Array

Abstract : Mitragyna speciosa or Kratom is a typical plant from West Kalimantan, Indonesia, and also is a plant endemic to Southeast Asia. Kratom contains thirty-seven alkaloid compounds. The major alkaloid compounds are mitragynine and 7-hydroxy mitragynine. Both have potent opioid effects due to their affinity for μ, K, and δ-opioid receptors. Mitragynine has a substantial opioid impact to create an analgesic effect, more potent than morphine and having a hypnotic effect at large dose. This plant has t


Abstract : This study aims to compare the bioavailability of Lafsefik Dry Syrup (Lafsefik DS) containing 100 mg/5 ml cefixime with Suprax Oral Suspension (Suprax OS). The bioequivalence test was carried out with a cross-sectional study design with two stages, a randomized, crossover, two-way, double-blind, single-dose control, with pharmacokinetic parameters including AUC 0-t, Cmax, Tmax T1/2, which included 21 male and female healthy adult individuals under fasting conditions. Blood plasma levels were mea

The durability of Temporary Hemodialysis Catheter by Insertion Site in Hemodialysis Patients in Dr. Soetomo Hospital Surabaya

Abstract : Temporary hemodialysis catheter (NTHC, Non-tunneled hemodialysis catheter) can be used in cases of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in emergency settings. According to KDOQI 2019 guidelines, NTHC should not exceed two weeks in Internal Jugular or Subclavian vein and five days in the femoral vein. However, the use of NTHC in Indonesia and many other countries exceed the recommended use. This study aims to determine the durability of NTHC on three different sites (Interna

Echocardiographic Evaluation of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Abstract : Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the joints that may also manifest with extra-articular characteristics. Cardiovascular disorders are among those extra-articular characteristics, including pericarditis, cardiomyopathy, myocarditis, cardiac amyloidosis, coronary vasculitis, arrhythmia, valve diseases, and, most significantly, congestive heart failure and ischemic heart disease. RA is linked to a higher death rate when compared to the general population, the bulk of w

Relationship between Troponin Level and Systolic and Diastolic Dysfunction in Children with Sepsis

Abstract : Sepsis induced myocardial dysfunction (SIMD) increases mortality risk to 70-90% compared to sepsis without cardiovascular system dysfunction. Troponin is a specific and sensitive marker for myocardial injuries, where high troponin levels are frequently reported in critically ill adult patients. However, very few studies are available on systolic and diastolic heart functions in child patients with sepsis in relation to troponin levels. This was a prospective cohort research to assess the troponi

Sunrise Syndrome: A Case Report

Abstract : Sunrise syndrome is a complication that most often occurs after cataract surgery. This complication occurs in cataract surgery with improper fixation of the IOL inside the capsular bag, or incomplete capsulorhexis. Overall, the incidence rate of Sunrise syndrome has actually decreased a lot with the increasing use of curved capsulorhexis and phacoemulsification with the safe placement of IOL in capsular bag [1]. To report the case of a patient who had sunrise syndrome. Woman 52 years old with ma

Effects of Training of Rice Farmers in OHS and Use of PPE on The Occurrence of Occupational Accidents and Rice Production

Abstract : Accidents among rice farmers are on the rise. We conducted a two year quasi experiment to investigate the effects of training on occupational health and safety standards (OHS) and use of personal protective equipment (PPE) on the occurrence of occupational accidents (OA) and rice production by rice farmers in rural Java Island, Indonesia. We randomly chose 70 rice farmers from adjacent villages within one sub-district of Sleman Regency. These farmers were randomly allotted to two groups of thirt


Abstract : Cervical cancer is the third leading cause of death among at-risk reproductive women in Malaysia. This study was to find out the level of knowledge about cervical cancer among urban and rural women. The study involved women aged between 30 and 65 years. The design of this comparative study was conducted to compare the level of cervical cancer knowledge among urban and rural women. The sampling method uses a probability sampling method based on sampling criteria and sample exclusion criteria. The

Clinical Approach in Generalized Pustular Psoriasis : One Case Report

Abstract : Generalized pustular psoriasis (PPG) is a rare subtype variation of pustular psoriasis. No specific therapeutic agent for PPG has been approved in the United States and Europe yet. Standard guidelines for PPG therapy do not yet exist, so therapy is determined based on the clinical. A case is reported, a 22-year-old woman with complaints of purulent papules on almost the entire body for 1 week ago. The patient had a history of red scaly patches for 3 years ago. On generalized regional dermatologi

Knowledge of Safe Handling of Chemotherapy among the nurses in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Abstract : There are various types of cytotoxic agents used in the treatment of chemotherapy, and each agent can cause undesirable side effects in both patients and nurses, who are also skilled in dealing with these antineoplastic agents. Twenty true or false, closed-ended questionnaires were utilised to assess and evaluate the knowledge of nurses regarding the safety of chemotherapy. A total of 107 nurses participated in the assessment and evaluation, with only 59.22% receiving correct answers overall. Th