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

Reversing the Weight Gained by Hypothyroid Mice using Momordica charantia Aqueous Extract

Abstract : The study was aimed at investigating the weight changes in hypothyroid obese mice upon the administration of Momordica Charantia Aqueous Extract and to study the corresponding histopathological changes in the liver tissues. Hypothyroidism is marked by increased levels of thyroid stimulating hormone and decreased levels of T3 and T4. Hypothyroidism reduces the basal metabolic rate leading to slowed down metabolism, which in turn leads to weight gain resulting in hypothyroid obesity. Alteration in


Being Exposed by Covid-19 does not change Religious Coping of Elderlies

Abstract : The covid-19 pandemic has interfered with human life, especially the elderly. Because, since it was first identified in China, Elderly people with certain comorbid were the most high-risk population that experience the worst effect. Since vulnerable situations may promote self-transcendence, they might experience spirituality and use it as a religious coping strategy. This study was to examine whether there is a religious coping difference between unexposed elderlies and exposed to covid-19 elde


The Effectiveness of the Diabetes Education Program on the Attitudes of Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Abstract : Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is a chronic condition characterized by increased blood glucose, hunger, excessive thirst, and poly-urea. We aimed to analyze the effect of attitudes on diabetes control in patients with T2DM. Data was collected from July 07 to November 07, 2020, from 60 volunteered T2DM patients at Diabetes and Chronic Disease Control Center in Chamchamal District, Sulaimaniyah, Iraq. The attitude behavior evaluation questionnaire was correctly prepared to determine participants'


Assesment Urinary Malondialdehyde as an Oxidative Biomarker in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 : Cross Sectional Study

Abstract : Hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetic triggers the accumulation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and there’s a decrease of antioxidant level in the blood that triggers complications. Malondialdehyde (MDA) test is the most simple and reliable test for detecting oxidation. The aim of this study is to analyze urinary MDA level in subjects with diabetes mellitus type 2. This study was conducted using cross sectional analyzis with 103 subjects in which 72 subjects has diabetes mellitus type 2 and 31 sub


Impact of educational sessions concerning Activity and Movement on knowledge of patients undergoing cardiac surgeries in middle Euphrates governorate

Abstract : The condition may result in physical impairment and impose a substantial financial burden on afflicted persons and the national healthcare system. According to the World Health Organization, coronary artery disease was responsible for 15,3 million deaths (30% of all deaths) and 10.3% of the total disability adjusted life years (DALY) lost in 1998. The World Health Organization calculated that cardiovascular diseases were responsible for 28.5% of all fatalities in developing nations. To meet the


Effectiveness of educational program on Nutrition and Medications knowledge for patient undergoing open heart surgeries in the middle Euphrates governorate

Abstract : Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the most widespread most prevalent significant health issue and the main reason of mortality worldwide. The condition may result in physical impairment and impose a substantial financial burden on afflicted persons and the national healthcare system. According to the World Health Organization, coronary artery disease was responsible for 15,3 million deaths (30% of all deaths) and 10.3% of the total disability adjusted life years (DALY) lost in 1998. The World Heal


Evaluation of Critical Thinking Educational Program Effectiveness on Nurses' Knowledge in Al-Hilla City

Abstract : Critical thinking (CT) is one of the fundamental characteristics of clinical nurses and is widely related with the provision of quality and safe care; yet, the concept of critical thinking presents significant challenges for researchers. Bloom's taxonomy has been utilized to measure critical thinking abilities. Similarly, clinical practice demands the development of all of Bloom's degrees of higher-order thinking skills. To evaluate nurses’ knowledge related to critical thinking concepts (post


Critical Thinking Competence Application and Analysis Issues among Nurses to Facilitate Patient Care

Abstract : Critical thinking requires distinguishing between statements of truth, judgment, and opinion. Critical thinking demands the nurse to plan ahead, apply thought while acting, and reflect in retrospect, which is known as reflective thinking. Creativity in problem-solving and decision-making is the capacity to create and implement novel and superior healthcare solutions. To assess the knowledge of nurses related to application and analysis concepts (pre-test). To evaluate nurses’ knowledge related


Nutritional Knowledge and Practice of Mothers Towards Under Two Years Old Children Who Attending Primary Health Care

Abstract : To assess the nutritional knowledge and practice of mothers towards under two years old children who attending primary health care centers in Al-Diwaniyah Governorate. This is a cross-sectional analytical study, in order to evaluate the nutritional knowledge and practice of mothers towards under two years old children, the study population was infants under-two years with their mothers who attending vaccination sessions in six PHCC centers in Al-Diwaniyah governorate. At the end of study, we wer


Effect of covid 19 pandemic and lockdown on body weight and dietary habits among medical students

Abstract : The current study aims to evaluate the effect of covid 19 pandemic and lockdown on dietary habits and body weight change among students of medical college /Al-Qadisiyah University. In this collage-based study, to evaluate the effect of covid19 pandemic and lockdown on body weight and dietary habits among students of medical college, the study was designed to be a cross-sectional one. At the end of the study, we were able to include 295 participants. The study started on the 1st of July and ended