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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

Impact of Physical Disability on Activities of Daily Living Among Injured Military Fighters

Abstract : The term "activities of daily living" (ADLs) refers to the fundamental skills required for independent self-care, such as eating, bathing, and moving around. Inability to execute fundamental daily chores may result in harmful situations and a low quality of life. Measuring someone's ADL is significant since it predicts admission to specialized care homes, the need for alternative living arrangements, hospitalization, and the use of professional home care. The study aims to assess the physical di

Critical Care Nurses' Knowledge regarding Nursing Care for Comatose Patients in Babylon Governorate Hospitals

Abstract : Nursing care for comatose patients admitted to critical care units requires carrying out essential care to enable patients to perform daily life tasks and prevent complications. The comatose patients are entirely dependent on critical care nurses for recovery, and it is the nurse's responsibility to always think critically before intervening; thus, critical care nurses working in these areas must have sufficient knowledge to assess and intervene. This study aimed to assess the critical care nurs

Adherence of Hemodialysis Patients toward their Therapeutic Regimen in Al-Hilla Teaching Hospitals

Abstract : Adherence to dietary guidelines, fluid restriction, prescription medicines, and hemodialysis (HD) sessions is essential for optimal and successful therapy. Nonadherence is linked to a variety of unfavorable clinical outcomes and decreases the quality of life of patients. The study aimed to assess the adherence of hemodialysis patients toward their therapeutic regimen. A descriptive study (cross-sectional) was started from the 19th of September, 2021, to the 6th of July, 2022. The study was carri


Abstract : The Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) in Kupang City in 2018 was 4 per 1,000 live births. The cause of infant mortality is mostly due to low birth weight. One of the causes of Low Birth Weight is preeclampsia. The proportion of preeclampsia in NTT Province is still high at 4.7% compared to the national proportion of 2.7%. In addition to harming the fetus, preeclampsia also has an impact on the mother, including an increased risk of diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, congestive heart failure and cer

Molecular Characterization of Acanthamoeba spp. on Contact Lens and Household Water Sources of Contact Lens Users in Jakarta, Indonesia

Abstract : Acanthamoeba keratitis is a disease affecting the cornea caused by unicellular protozoa Acanthamoeba spp. that live freely in nature. This study aims to determine the potential for transmission and genetic characteristics of Acanthamoeba spp. from contact lens cleaning solutions and household water sources for contact lens users. The was a cross-sectional study that was conducted in January-May 2019. The collected samples were contact lens and tap water from 53 lens users in Jakarta. Acanthamoeb

Conversion Disorder: The Challenges in Diagnosing

Abstract : Conversion disorder is defined as a psychiatric illness in which symptoms and signs affecting voluntary motor or sensory function cannot be explained by a neurological or general medical condition. To assess the biological and psychosocial factors of a person with conversion disorder and to provide appropriate psychotherapy to the client. A Single case study design was carried out with the case of conversion disorder. The client’s level of understanding about the illness, symptoms, and functio

A Case Report of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: The Efficacy of Exposure Response Prevention

Abstract : Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a chronic psychiatric illness characterised by unwanted, repeated thoughts (obsessions) and/or the repetition of rituals or activities(compulsions). It has a global lifetime prevalence rate of 1.5 percent for women and 1.0 percent for men. Aim: To assess the biological and psychosocial factors of a person with OCD and to provide appropriate psychotherapy to the client. A single case study design was carried out with the case of obsessive-compulsive disorder


Abstract : One of the effects of stroke is the occurrence of hemiparesis or paralysis which makes the patient bed rest for a long time, causing the risk of pressure injury. Several pressure injury prevention interventions have been mentioned in previous studies, but with varying methods and results. The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of using an air cushion and a 300 lateral position in reducing the risk of pressure injury in stroke patients. This study uses a quasi-experimental m

The Knowledge Level of Child Caregivers about A Healthy Home Environment

Abstract : To know the effectiveness of online health education for improving caregivers’ knowledge about a healthy home environment for children. This study used a pre-experimental design with online health education as an intervention. The data was collected on 11-12 November 2020 in Universitas Indonesia hospital in collaboration with the Directorate of Community Service and Empowerment, also Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia. The level of knowledge was measured using structured pretest and p

Effect of rs17817449 of the FTO gene in the incidence of obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus in Iraqi women

Abstract : Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and obesity were chronic metabolic disease and the main cause of other disease such as heart disease and cancer. Previous studies have proven the role of the FTO gene in the development of obesity. Ninety Iraqi women aged from 25-45 years were enrolled as a samples in this study collected from teaching hospital and the women and children hospital of Al-Diwaniyah province from October to December 2020. Sixty women were suffered from obesity and T2DM and 30 were app