International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries (IJMDC) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published for health care professionals.

The journal is affiliated with Almaarefa University and accredited by the Ministry of Culture and Media, Saudi Arabia المملكة العربية السعودية - وزارة الثقافة والإعلام . The journal has an International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) registered via King Fahad National Library, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (See the certificate here). 

Our mission is to provide relevant, useful, and up to date medical information to help healthcare providers solve clinical problems and improve patient care. With contributions from physicians, dentists, medical students and researchers from around the world, IJMDC provides a platform for the recent developments across many medicine and dentistry specialties, particularly form the developing world.

Each issue contains original research, academic review articles, health outcomes articles, case reports and basic research to assist health care professionals in making decisions by including the latest techniques and treatment options for treating their patients.

No more than 6 authors are acceptable until there is a special justification. Please see our Guide for Authors for more details. 

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IJMDC. Year: 2020, Volume: 4

    Review Article

  1. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation therapy in adult patients: a narrative review of literature
    Tarig Fadelelmoula
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 547-554
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  2. The lifestyle of the elderly with stroke: a review
    Aisha Ahmad Ogdi, Feddah Mohammed Hakami, Dalal Ali Mohammed Mulaysi, Khetam Hamod Moafa, Shatha Ibrahim Matabi, Rawan Mohammed Yahya Sawadi
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 555-559
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1577571984

  3. Pulpotomy success in permanent mature teeth with irreversible pulpitis: a systematic review
    Ashwaq Hussain Hakami, Azhar Ibrahim Alobaysi, Alanoud Yousef Almazyad, Noor Atef Al Aswad
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 560-566
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1577895567

  4. Sickle cell anemia in dentistry: manifestations and management
    Taghreed Ahmed Al Harbi, Saad Dakilallah Al Harbi, Manal Al Malik, Omar Abd El Sadek El Meligy
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 567-571
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1578043152

  5. Original Research (Original Article)

  6. Changing trend of tuberculosis indicators in Ardabil province, 2005-2012: a province in north-west of Iran
    Akbar Pirzadeh, Shahram Habibzadeh, Rana Malekmohammadi
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 572-575
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1558272153

  7. Parental socioeconomic status and occupation in relation to childhood obesity
    Ameer Mesawa, Abeer Almutairi, Abrar Abdullah, Rahaf Kutbi, Ahmed Almarri, Hanadi Alahdali, Sara Bashlawi, Fatima Rajab, Hani Alzahrani, Muath Alghamdi, Abdulmoein Al-Agha
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 576-585
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1564909950

  8. Assessment of health-related quality of life among Saudi patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Qassim region-Saudi Arabia
    Ebtehal Almogbel
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 586-592
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1568305542

  9. Public Awareness of coronary artery disease risk factors in Qassim, Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study
    Abdullah Muzil Albadrani, Saleh Sulaiman Al-Ajlan, Abdullah Saer E. Alharbi, Abdulelah Saud Alharbi, Saif Mohammed Radhi Alharbi
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 593-599
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1572217065

  10. Determination of physical activity levels in elderly patients with osteoporosis, at Security Forces Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Abdulla Falah Al Otaibi, Abdullah Nasser Algadaan, Ahmed A. Aziz Hashim S Alhashim, Deema Ibrahim Altamimi, Khaled Abdulaziz Alanazi, Majed Mutlaq Aldawish, Mohammed Shabeeb M Alhagbani, Saad Abdullah T. Alharbi, Suliman Faris Alrfdi, Turki Fahad A. Alshahrani
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 600-604
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1574164604

  11. Evaluation of the knowledge of bacterial resistance and antibiotics among population and healthcare providers in the western region in Saudi Arabia
    Eyad Khalil Alsulaimani, Adel Mahmoud Hajjay, Lujein Fareed Idris, Duoaa Mohammed Sakabomi, Mashaal Amer Husni
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 605-611
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1574450478

  12. L-Carnitine effect on bone disease in hemodialysis pediatric patients in KAU Hospital, Jeddah Saudi Arabia: an experimental non-randomized study
    Osama Safdar, Ghazal Jambi, Omar Asaad, Lujain Hassan, Lujain AlDahlawi, Abdalrashid F. Halawani, Mohammed Jamjoom, Bahaa Shaikhoon, Ahmad Azhar, Zaher F. Zaher, Shatha Albokhari, Mohammed Shalaby
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 612-619
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1574511938

  13. Myocardial infarction risk factors and outcome among diabetic and nondiabetic patients at the high altitude of Saudi Arabia
    Walaa A Aldarwish, Ali A Alqarni, Abdulrahman A Medawi, Afnan Z Alhwaishel, Amani H AbuHassan, Baqer A. Aldarwish
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 620-628
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1574537501

  14. Knowledge, attitude, and practice in regards to antibiotic use in upper respiratory tract infections among the general population in Saudi Arabia
    Waleed Alsowayan, Ahad Mesfer Halzaa, Sarah Ali Alatwi, Afaf Nasser Hamoud Alokayli, Ghusoon Fathi Al-Moaibed, Maram Saidan Saad Alharbi, Afnan Abdulraheem Ali
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 629-634
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1574924783

  15. Impact of breast cancer treatments on body image and quality of life in survivors
    Munirah Fetaini, Abdulrahman Hawari, Faisal Kaki, Reem Ujaimi, Hanaa Tashkandi, Atlal AbuSanad
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 635-644
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1575122675

  16. Do males who stutter also experience excessive worry: a case-control study conducted in Saudi Arabia comparing worry among Saudi male stutterers with non-stutterers
    Mohammed Nasser Alghunaim, Abdulaziz Mamoon Abdullah, Saleh Alshaibi, Omar Alfehaid, Mohammed Albagami, Aamir Omair, Irfan Anjum
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 645-651
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1575308714

  17. Pattern and determinants of musculoskeletal pain among surgeons in Abha and Khamis Mushet City, Saudi Arabia
    Alshehri Shaker, Alaa Abdulrhman Almazzah, Arwa Hassan Asiri, Mohammed Saad Alamri, Mohammed Ali M. AlQahtani, Maram Ali Abdullah Al-Mteer, Mona Hassan M. Alkhayri, Zainab Sultan Alamri
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 652-659
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1575918196

  18. A cross-sectional study to evaluate knowledge, attitude, and practice among Saudi patients with hypothyroidism in Makkah
    Anwar Abdullah Alhazmi, Basil Abdulaziz Alkhaldi, Rayan Abdulrahman Alhazmi, Abdullah Mohammed Alzahrani, Nehal Khalid Damanhouri
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 660-667
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1575930154

  19. Population awareness about rheumatoid arthritis in Jazan region, Saudi Arabia
    Ahmad Ali Hazzazi, Mohssen Hassen Ageeli, Ahmed Ali Muyidi, Abdulaziz Mohammad Abulgasim, Abdullah Ahmad Yateemi, Nabil Alhakami
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 668-675
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1576010943

  20. Knowledge and attitude regarding cardiopulmonary resuscitation among secondary school students in Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia: a pilot study
    Mustafa Ali Alkadhem, Ali Ibrahim Alshaqaqiq, Hussain Ahmed Alshaqaqiq, Tumadhir Abdullah Alkihsi, Mohammed Saleh Albattat
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 676-681
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1576709193

  21. Prevalence and characteristics of secondary wound healing among patients with open surgical wounds in Jazan, Saudi Arabia
    Hesham Mohammed Ahmed Hamaly, Mohammed Abdu Mohammed Jawahy, Moath Abdullah Yahya Qadri, Abdulrahman Yahya Ahmad Alqasem, Mohammed Ali Jabril Faqihi
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 682-686
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC51-1577049614

  22. Population perception of the management of road traffic accidents
    Sulaiman Mohammed Alahmad, Abdullah Mansour Alswilem, Abdulaziz Mohammed Alhussain, Ekab Jurays Alotaibi, Muath Ali Alshehri, Sultan Mohammed Alhussain, Abdulmanea Mohammed Alwaeli
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 687-694
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1577135184

  23. Clinical and laboratory manifestations of dengue fever with the outcome of the hospitalized patients at King Abdulaziz Medical City in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Mohammed S Alzahrani, Riyadh M Alloqmani, Mohammed H Alharbi, Mohammed A Allihyani, Mohammad M Alofi, Abdulrahman M Alganawi, Saleh M Alloqmani, Sultan S Alam, Ahmed A Alzahrani
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 695-699
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1577581131

  24. Circadian misalignment effect on HbA1c among patients with diabetes
    Hyder Osman Mirghani, Sultan Saleh Albalawi, Hosam Hadi Awaji, Abdulrahman Mohammed Naji Alharbi, Ahmed Marwan Alamrani, Saeed Ali Ibrahim Alzahrani, Saud Abdulrahman Saad Alghamdi, Nawaf Musallam Salem Albalawi, Sultanah Faisal Alghabban
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 700-705
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1577741348

  25. Prevalence of primary Raynaud's phenomena among healthy medical students in the Western region of Saudi Arabia
    Roaa Aljohani, Halah Izzeldin Abuzaid, Rahaf Eid Alhazmi, Ala Abdulrahman Sdaqir, Soliman Masoud Amer
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 706-710
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1578239190

  26. A retrospective analysis of the association between systemic illness and oral status among the Saudi Arabian sub population of Qassim
    Ayoob Mutleb Alnafisah, Turki Khalid Alharbi, Dr.Pramod Punchiri Sadan
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 711-717
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1578309445

  27. Outcome of robotic pyeloplasty: a single-center experience
    Meshal Saleh Almutair, Abdullah Ali Alaliyah, Abdulrahman Mohammed Alsuwailim, Khalid Mohammed Albalawi, Naif Abdullah Aldhaam, Maher Saleh Moazin
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 718-721
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1578837642

  28. The quality of life among patients with Diabetes mellitus in Majmaah city, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study
    Saad T. Alboqami, Abdulmalik Z. Alotaibi, Wael S. Alotaibi, Fehaid S. Almutalq, Hamzah S. Alwadai, Abdulrahman M. Al-Abdulmonem, Mohammad J. Alharbi
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 722-729
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1578840077

  29. The Awareness of Vitamin D Importance for Dermatologic Conditions in Hail Region Saudi Arabia
    Shumoukh Saleh Fuhaid AlAfnan, Fayez Saud Alreshidi
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 730-734
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1578904975

  30. MRI finding among patients presented to the radiology department compelling of headache
    Ahmed Ibrahim Hakami, Ahmed Ali Kamli, Abdullah Ahmed Rayyani, Khalid Hasan Gadri, Arwa Nasser Moafa
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 735-739
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1578905742

  31. Increased vaginal discharge during pregnancy: prevalence, causes, and associated symptoms
    Sarah Sami Almubarak, Asrar Humaid Alsofyani, AlHababi Zahra Ahmed, Ghaida Saleh Almahboob, Fatimah Adam Alaswad, Fatema Abdullah AlThkerallah, Betool Abdullah Alkwitem, Maram Hussain Alfayez
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 740-745
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1578948957

  32. The pattern of use, effectiveness, and satisfaction of patients regarding migraine treatment in Saudi Arabia
    Yasamiyan Rabah Salem Al-Harbi, Manal Abdel Hakim Selim
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 746-752
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1579004848

  33. Knowledge, attitude, and practices of parents regarding the use of antibiotics among their children with upper respiratory tract infections
    Ghadah Abdulrahman Albalawi, Sumayah Abdulrahman Alzahrani, Asmaa Salah Ghmaird, Amal Abdulrahman Alotaibi
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 753-758
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1579174920

  34. Case Report

  35. Pseudogluoconoma: a case report
    Jehad O. Hariri, Mohammed H. Abduljabbar, Shahad Khalid M. Alshammari, Manal Jobran N. Alrogi, Asma Abdulwahed H. Alzahrani, Shadah Abdullah A. Babakr
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 759-762
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1578320583

  36. A case report: bipolar disorder
    Nawal Tarahib Alotaibi, Mohammed Abdulaziz Abdulrahman Al-Shamekh, Dyna Khaled Mohammed Al-Hajri, Muath Saud Alyasi, Haifa Khalaf Al-Shammari, Al-Batool Fahad Ali Al-Mousa
    IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 763-765
    » Abstract » HTML Fulltext» PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1579426852