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

The journal is 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. 

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: 2023, Volume: 7

    Original Research (Original Article)

  1. Safety of labor induction by dinoprostone (PROPESS) among grand multipara in King Abdulaziz Medical City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Ohoud Saleh Abudoraehem, Fatimah Saleh Almuntashiri, Abdullah Mohammed Alghamdi, Fatimah Noorwali, Ethar Alboloshi, Atheer Alboloshi
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 624-631
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1666986146

  2. Factors affecting the decision to choose family medicine as a specialty among medical interns at King Abdul-Aziz University
    Mohammed Esmail Qashqary, Osied Hesham Almadani, Bassam Mowafak Almadani, Turki Abdullah Madani, Ebrahim Khalid Alebrahim
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 632-638
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1667566238

  3. Awareness, attitude, and behavior regarding the use of proton pump inhibitors among healthcare providers, Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia
    Abdullah Hussain Bohamad, Mohammed A. Alamer, Hatem I. Al Ali, Latifah A. Albash, Hadeel H. Buali, Mahdi A. Al Ali, Abdallah S. Essa
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 639-645
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1668895462

  4. Plastic surgery perspectives among medical students and interns in the Qassim region
    Hisham Al Ghamdi, Ziyad Hussain Alawaji, Mohammed Khalid Dakhel, Lamees Fahad Al-Harbi, Emad Abdulrahman Alfadhel, Hetaf Abdullah Al-Harbi, Abdullah Nasser Alhwiriny
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 646-651
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1669153212

  5. Causes and predictors of unplanned hospital readmission in inflammatory bowel disease patients
    Amjad Seraya Alseraya, Abdullah Faisal Alotaibi, Naif Alhussein, Meshari Alosaimi, Abdullah Alaidroos, Faisal Aldokhel
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 652-658
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1670876958

  6. Epidemiology and outcome of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in critically ill children admitted to a tertiary care hospital: a 5-year retrospective cohort study
    Abdellh A. Names, Amro H. Alomar, Ismail M. Alwadan, Abdulaziz Y. Alibrahim, Mohammed A. Aldhamd, Osama M. Alkhaldi, Abdulrahman A. Zalah, Moath M. Alkhaldi, Alyazid Y. Awaji, Mashhour A. Mashhour, Nasser M. Hakami, Asim N. Alhazmi, Yasser A. Sultan, Hassan M. Gohal, Abdulaziz A. Alwani
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 659-664
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1670883202

  7. Self-directed learning readiness among Saudi undergraduate medical students in the pre-clinical versus clinical years
    Eman R. Mohamed, Bashair Khalid Alotaibi, Fatimah Mohammed Alhaddad, Raghad Ibrahim Aljohani, Fatimah Mohammed Alhussain, Sadeem Abdullah Albulaihed, Mohammad ZeeShan, Abdulmohsen Alelq, Sharon C. Orcajo
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 665-671
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1671555039

  8. Association between time to anticoagulant administration and the outcome of patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Abdullah Bakhsh, Turki Alharbi, Randa Abushanab, Shahad Alabsi, Esraa Basalem, Sahar Alsifri, Asail Almukhles, Lina Sharaf, Maysam Aljahdali
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 672-675
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1672244478

  9. Incidence of acute kidney injury in women with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Rana Nabalawi, Shahad Almalki, Wafa Altowairqi, Sumih Alsadq, Ghady Alfuridy, Norah Alharbi, Ghaida Abulnaja, Nesreen Khayat
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 676-680
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1672760840

  10. The different preferences of learning among emergency medicine residents in Riyadh during their residency program
    Faheem Mohammed Alanazi, Tariq Almuadwi, Saleh Almesned, Aldanah Najeeb Almubarak, Naseem Ali Abusharifa, Nouf Fahad Abdulaziz Abdulwahed, Dalal Saud Alharegi, Mazen Salem Elthiabi, Abdulrhman Khalid Abusalamah, Mohammad Sami Almalki
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 681-686
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1672781624

  11. Review Article

  12. β-blocker dose, heart rate reduction, and death in patients with heart f ailure: a systematic review
    Maram Alomari, Abdullah Alyahia, Nuha Al Otaibi, Naif Al Ruais, Norah Alzayed, Dhaifallah Alotaibi
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 687-694
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1667765600

  13. Comorbidities in sickle cell disease patients with obstructive sleep apnea: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Samah Mohamed Elmubarak Hassan, Saleh Abdullah S. Almoallem, Abdullah Mohammad G. Alruwaili, Ahmad Saleh A. Alrwaili, Saif Daham Zaid Alshalan, Saud Abdulaziz A. Alqader, Jamal Mohammed Ali Alhawiti, Ali Nuwaysir S. Alruwaili
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 695-700
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1669378064

  14. Real-time continuous glucose monitoring: a review
    Hyder Osman Mirghani, Hdinan Mohammed J Alsadi, Baneen Ali AlBeladi, Miad Talal M Alruwaili, Hashem Waleed Shogdar, Lama Gasem Ali Asiri, Abdallh Mosalem A Alatwai, Ahmed Mosalem A Alatwai
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 701-706
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1670863166

  15. Immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery: a review of current practice and literature
    Moath Alowairdhi, Mohammed Alkhodair, Faisal Alharbi, Nawaf Alhussaini, Saud Alwatban, Mohammed Taha
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 707-710
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1672177847

  16. Micronutrients’ toxicity from causes to adverse effects: a review
    Areej Raed Aljohani, Sarah Alharbi, Ruba Saeed Althobaiti, Raghad Salaiman Aljohani, Razan Othman Alnemari, Hassan Arida
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 711-715
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1672572974

  17. Monogenic forms of childhood obesity: a review
    Sultan Yahya Asiri, Razan Thamer Alqarni, Njoud Khaled Alkhaldi, Njoud Naif Alharbi, Shaden Mohammed Alkhayal, Ghadeer Mohammed Alghamdi, Waad Khalid Alghamdi, Maram Abdullah Al-Taleb, Meshael Abdulmohsin Aldrees
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 716-721
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1672675373

  18. Allergic rhinitis and its management: a review article
    Abdullah Awon A. Alsalooli, Yazeed Fahad M. Alshahrani, Nawaf Saeed O. Al Shahrani, Nawaf Mohammad J. Altayyib, Fahad Mohammed Abdullah Al Yahya, Abdullah Mesfer M. Al Qamshah, Fahad Saud M. Alrmthi, Ahmed Y. Al-Ameer
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 722-726
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1672717741

  19. Case Report

  20. A study of the clinical toxicity of methotrexate in the Taif region: a case report
    Khalid M. Alhusayni, Ibrahim M. Alanazi, Ibrahim M. Dighriri, Ahmed T. Alnazzawi, Ozoof A. Rashed, Faisal M. Alharthi, Fawaz M. Mashi, Nabeel A. Ogdy, Mohammed T. Sulimani, Mohammad S. Alzahrani, Mohannd A. Alghamdi, Sami A. Almalki, Khalid M. Alzaidi, Ghadi I. Alqurashi, Fahad S. Alqurashi
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 727-731
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1668495868

  21. Isolation gastric sarcoidosis: a rare presentation
    Tariq Mohaimeed Altaymani, Amal Fahad Alfarhan, Amer Ogla Alfuhigi
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 732-735
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1669999782

  22. Case report of 16-year-old male with tubulointerstitial nephritis with refractory uveitis in Saudi Arabia
    Fatima Malik, Abdulrahman Alabdulsalam, Samiah Moalwi, Abdulrahman A. Alshehri, Faisal M. Almutairi, Talal H. Almutairi, Ahmad A. Alshehri
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 736-741
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1671564989

  23. Hypothenar fat pad flap to prevent ecurrence of carpal tunnel syndrome: a case report
    Hani A. Shash, Abdulrahman A. Alghamdi, Hayam A. Shash, Sawsan F. Almarzouq
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 742-744
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1672344142

  24. Traumatic bone cyst of the mandible: a case report
    Ahmad Abdulfattah Othman, Hattan Zaki, Muhannad Ka’aki, Rahaf Sulaiman Alsaedi, Rahaf Saud Almukhlifi, Rahaf Hamda Aljohani
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(4): 745-749
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1672426501