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 from 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.

More than 8 authors (students/interns) are not acceptable until there is a special justification. For the articles authored by students/interns, they must include their research supervisor or consultant as co-author (8 students + 1 Supervisor/Consultant/Prof). Please see our Guide for Authors for more details. 

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IJMDC. Year: 2022, Volume: 6

    Original Research (Original Article)

  1. Community perception regarding blood donation in Riyadh 2017-2018
    Mona A. Alfadeel, Bander Alkhudairi, Suzan Al-Aqeel, Dana Al-Sayyari, Ola Al-Rayes, Arwa Al-Rashidi, Tahani Al- Khudairi, RazanAl-Sultan, Ilaf Shaikh Islim
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 234-238
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1619700966

  2. Hospital admission related factors for pediatric asthmatic patients
    Sara Seraj Abed, Israa Abdullah Malli, Hassan Khalid AlSubaie, Raad Ghazi S Alharbi, Shakr Fawaz Alwani, Omar Margi Alsaedi, Sultan Meshal Almutairi
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 239-244
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1631057544

  3. Knowledge, attitude, and practice regarding osteoarthritis among Saudi adults in Tabuk
    Hanan Ali Alqarni, Amal Mohammed Albalawi, Sara Abbas Al Rajab, Mona Khalid Alqabli, Reham Yousef Albalawi, Samaher Salem Alsubhi, Noorah Masad Albiliwi, Waleed Omar Badoghaish
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 245-250
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1635337488

  4. Assessment of inflammatory bowel diseases among Taif community in Saudi Arabia
    Mohammad Eid Mahfouz, Feras Hameed Alotaibi, Nouran Khalid Althumali, Khalid Turki Althobaiti, Mohammed Mahdi Alqarni, Rasan Faisal Almnjwami
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 251-257
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1635869748

  5. Feasibility of laparoscopic surgery for large gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumors: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ayman Muheisen Salem Alhouli, Assaf Khalid Alsirhani, Abdullah Khalid Abdullah Alghutayghit, Faisal Khalid Saad Alrashed, Abdullah Alturqi Kurdi Alanazi, Ayman Muheisen Salem Alhouli, Abdulaziz Saleh Daham Aldaham
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 258-264
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1636935527

  6. Breast lumps awareness level and attitude of seeking medical advice among female population in Madinah city
    Mohamed Khaled Zaky, Haneen Hassan Almuhammadi, Basmah Fuad Zakareya, Ghaday Hassan Almutairi, Raghad Mohammed Ghabban, Ruba Aqeel Alaqil, Rahaf Saleh Alamri
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 265-272
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1636941904

  7. Dry eyes symptom among contact lens wearers in Qassim region, Saudi Arabia
    Abdalrahman Alsalamah, Faisal Ibrahim Aldosari, Asma Saud Alshutily, Ramy Saleh Amer, Osamah Al Rugaie, Essa Ghallab A. Almutairi
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 273-285
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1636945499

  8. Parental Acceptance, Knowledge, and Awareness Toward Interceptive Orthodontic Treatment in Children in Saudi Arabia: An Online Survey
    Khalid Essa Alharbi, Ibrahim Fayadh Alharbi, Shaul Hameed Kolarkodi
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 286-292
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1637171799

  9. A cross-sectional study to find the prevalence of amiodarone related adverse effects in patients with various cardiovascular disorders in a teaching hospital in Western Area of Saudi Arabia
    Ahmad Shaker Ali, Ashraf AlBukhari, Mazen Humayran, Abdulaziz AlShamrani, Maan Samkari, Abdulrahman Batarfi, Abdullah Duwaidi
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 293-300
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1638557102

  10. Parental concept about COVID-19 vaccination for their children
    Mohammed A. Ezzat, Aseel H. Khayyat, Abdulelah K. Bahabri, Naif G. Alahmadi, Abdulkarim M. Alzahrani, Raed M. Lamfon, Mohamed A. Ali
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 301-309
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1638719645

  11. Cardiac and other systemic complications in sickle cell anemia patients with COVID 19 infection
    Chittibabu Vatte, Hisham Abdulrahim Alkhalifah, Abdulaziz Waleed Almulhim, Riyadh Ahmed Alghamdi, Talal Aedh Albaqami, Othman Fahd Almuhanna, Faisal Maher Alfalah
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 310-315
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1638900013

  12. Quality of life of patients after cardiac surgery in the Western Region of Saudi Arabia
    Danya Adeb Aljafari, Ayman Khalid Kurdi, Nizar Abdullah Althubaiti, Abdulrahman Alyounes AlAyoub, Tagwa Omer
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 316-322
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1639264584

  13. Assessment of sleep quality of medical students at Taibah University
    Hanan Elsayed, Amenah Tashkandi, Nourah Alsaiari, Gelan Alyami, Wejdan Abdat Ahmed, Aseel Alrefaei, Farah Alrefae
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 323-332
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1639409977

  14. Prevalence of atrial fibrillation among Saudi patients who had stroke: a retrospective cross-sectional study at a university hospital
    Abdullah S. AlAmri, Abdullah M. AlShehri, Razan Z. AlShammari, Raghdah A. AlAmri, Latifah A. AlMulhim, Manar F. AlGhamdi
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 333-339
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1639698513

  15. Knowledge, attitude, and practice among pharmacists for migraine management in Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah
    Khalid Wasel Al-Quliti, Rakan Maher Alhujeily, Obaid Mohammad Aljarbou, Reem Salamah Al-Rasheedi, Bothaina Saud Alrewaithi
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 340-347
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1639833956

  16. Quality of life of caregivers of children with autism in Eastern Saudi Arabia
    Mohammad Ayoob Lone, Muntadhar Abdulwahab N. AlMakeynah, Hassan Ahmed A. Alsahaf, Mohammed Hussain T. Alalawi, Baqer Ali A. Aldhneen, Mohammed Ali I. Aldabbab, Mukhtar Essa S. AlGhanim
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 348-353
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1640105248

  17. Predictors of neurological complications in postcardiac surgery: a retrospective study
    Yasser Ahmed El-ghoneimy, Mohammed Adel Alsaleh, Hasan Ahmad Almushrif, Ammar Ali Almusallam, Haidar Sultan Almarhoon, Murtadha Abdulkarim Al Nas, Amjad Ibrahim Barnawi
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 354-363
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1640274165

  18. Burnout and depression among medical interns and its impact on productivity
    Sulhi Alfakeh, Afnan Noorsaeed, Yumna Kamal, Raghad Alafif, Ghaida Daghistani, Sara Alansari
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 364-368
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1640282801

  19. Review Article

  20. Common dental diseases in children and malocclusion
    Reem Alsuhaibani
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 369-372
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1611159013

  21. Telemedicine utilization in ophthalmology: a review
    Abeer Rashid Alkahtani, Samar Mohamed Alanazi, Abdulrahman Fahad Algwaiz, Hamad Abdulkareem Alsayegh, Abdulrhman Almazrou
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 373-379
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1634657643

  22. Simulation in surgical education: a brief review
    Lama Islem A. Basunbul, Najd Muhammed S. Aljuaid, Shahad Amro O. Almughamisi, Leena H. Moshref, Rana H. Moshref, Nadim Malibary, Abdulaziz M. Saleem
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 380-384
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1636488938

  23. Self-medication among Saudi students and adolescents: a systematic review
    Fahad Khalawi, Faisal Alghashmari, Bassam Tomihi, Asmaa Abdullah Moafa, Majidah Abdulrahman Ghawi, Elaf Makki
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 385-393
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1638826141

  24. Bonding to zirconia: a brief review
    Naif Talal Hashem, Yousef Mohammed Alghamdi, Mohammad Abdullah Alsulaimani, Yousef Reda Almaddah, Abeer Mohammed Alshaikh, Ranad Ayman Allehaibi, Abdelraheem Abdelkader
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 394-398
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1638923264

  25. Antibiotic resistance in Saudi Arabia; review
    Fahad Sulaiman Alenazi, Khalid Mohammad Saad Alzahrani, Manal Moslh Alhuwaiti, Adel Ail Alshahri
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 399-403
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1638925156

  26. Papillon-Lefevre Syndrome Prosthetic Rehabilitation Options; a Narrative Review
    Ahmad Abdulfattah Othman, Abdulrahman Eyad Abualfaraj, Amirah Abdullah Alrazehi, Safa Ibrahim Susi, Rawan Mohammad Aljohani, Wejdan Ayesh Alanazi
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 404-407
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1639599500

  27. Burnout among physicians in Saudi Arabia: a brief review
    Abdelaziz Mohamed Elamin Abdelaziz Ziena
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 408-410
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1640173700

  28. Case Report

  29. Approach to alloimmune thrombocytopenia: case report
    Njood A. Alabdulqader, Raghdah A. AlAmri, Razan Z. AlShammari, Abdulrahman A. Alarfaj, Nourah H. Alqahtani
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 411-414
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1639250090

  30. COVID-19 related encephalitis in an adult patient; a case report
    Khulood Alhasan, Aljawhara Altheyab, Noorah Mosharraf, Maisha Maymona, Tarig Khuwaitir
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 415-418
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1639411513

  31. Case report: decreased fetal movements in a COVID-19 infected pregnancy in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Shahad Bafakeer, Leen Othman, Saleh AlKhalid, Nasser Alvi
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 419-421
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1639841441