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 study into the Role of AcrA-AcrB-TolC Efflux Pump in multidrug resistance of Community Acquired Uropathogenic Escherichia coli in Baghdad

Abstract : Multidrug resistance is an escalating worldwide public health problem that threatens millions of people every year. Multidrug resistant uropathogenic Escherichia coli is a major cause of urinary tract infections which has contributed to the rising concern of selecting effective antibiotics against UTIs. This study was aimed at detection of AcrA-AcrB-TolC Efflux Pump Genes in locally isolated E.coli and investigating the presence of mutation in efflux pump repressor AcrR gene. Urine samples were


Abstract : Substance abuse refers to the harmful or hazardous use of psychoactive substances, including alcohol and illicit drugs. It is a leading public health problem in the modern world as it causes a cluster of behavioural, cognitive and physiological phenomena in terms of human suffering, economic loss and also poses a great threat to the social fabric of the society. This study aims to assess the pattern and magnitude of substance abuse and its socio demographic correlates among male college students

Quality Assurance for Maternity and Child Health Services in Al-Taleah Center for Primary Health Care Services

Abstract : Determine the quality assurance of maternal and child care services at Al-Tale'a Primary Health Care Center in Al-Diwaniyah Governorate, and identify the demographic characteristics of the study sample. A descriptive study was conducted for the period from 1/6/2021 to 3/9/2021 for a simple random sample of (50) respondents selected through the use of probable sampling methods. This sample included providers of maternal and child care services. Data were collected using the Quality Assurance Tool

Immune Response to the Pfizer-BioNTech of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines in Iraq

Abstract : COVID-19 vaccine have been indicated to successfully decrease the hazard for symptomatic severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection furthermore associated hospitalisations. To study the immune response to the Pfizer-BioNTech of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines. The study was conducted in Yarmouk and Tarmiyah Hospital from the September 2021 to the March 2022. A total of 120 randomized samples aged 18-80 years old. 30 samples of patients infected with corona they did not take the C

The Effectiveness of Art Therapy on the change in the behavior of the Elderly with Mental Disorders

Abstract : Mental changes experienced by the elderly include changes in personality, memory, and intelligence and behavior. Along with the increase in the number of elderly, the problems that often arise are cognitive and psychomotor problems. The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of art therapy on changes in the behavior of the elderly with mental disorders. The method in this study is a pre-experimental study with a pre- and post-experimental design involving 57 elderly people who

A clinical study of chronic liver disease patients with special reference to oral glucose tolerance test

Abstract : Fasting plasma glucose (FPG) levels or glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) tend to be underestimated in diabetic patients with chronic liver disease (CLD), which masks the impaired glucose tolerance (IGT). In such cases, the oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) is recommended to evaluate patients with suspected postprandial hyperglycemia who present with a normal FPG. This research aims to study the outcome of OGTT in CLD patients for early detection of diabetes in CLD patients and to find the correlatio

Serum creatinine and uric acid levels in adult male smokers versus nonsmokers

Abstract : We performed a prospective study to evaluate the possible effect of smoking on oxidative stress subsequently on kidney working. This study included a smoker and nonsmoker cohort of 140 healthy men, all volunteers subjects aged 25 to 45 years free renal disease and another disease, with 65 of them being nonsmokers and the other being cigarette smokers. Blood specimen was collected to estimate serum uric acid and creatinine levels. There was a significant decrease in uric acid while there was a no

A review of Molecular Mechanism of Clinacanthus nutans as Anti-Cancer

Abstract : Clinacanthus nutans is a traditional medicinal herb, found in several countries mainly in South East Asia has been used empirically as alternative therapy for certain health disorders as viral infection, skin infection, diabetes and even could serve as potential cancer treatment for various cancers, including head and neck, breast, cervical, colon, gastric, lung, liver, pancreatic, lymphoma and leukemia and skin cancers. However, the mechanism underlying this characteristic remain unclear. We se

Role of zinc in treatment of severe pneumonia among under five children hospitalized at Al-Elwiyah pediatric hospital / Baghdad.

Abstract : Pneumonia is a prominent cause of illness and death in children under the age of five years. Zinc supplement may have a critical protective function in pediatric pneumonia. To evaluate the role of zinc supplement in children suffering severe pneumonia in relation with their sociodemographic and clinical findings. A total of 250 patients with acute pneumonia were selected aged 2-59 months. Patient were randomly divided into two groups; each received the standard treatments with or without zinc su

The Application "Pintar ASI", A Companion for Breastfeeding Mothers During The Pandemic Covid-19, in Medan Johor - Indonesia

Abstract : Postpartum period or puerperium starts after reproductive organs have returned to normal and completed after approximately 42 days. Health workers must provide adequate breastfeeding information along with how to breastfeed as long as pandemic era, in determining the effectiveness of “Pintar ASI” application on knowledge level of postpartum women as the medium for delivering information about how to breastfeed. The research employs a quasi experimental study, pre-test and post-test intervent