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. Using neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio, mean platelet volume, and hyponatremia to diagnose appendicitis in children
    Ali Mohammed Assiri, Norah Abdulrahman Alrowabah, Abdulsalam Ali Alobaidi
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(6): 867-873
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1672007569

  2. Comparing unfractionated heparin dose for VTE in obese versus non-obese patients
    Sara A. Alsayed, Christopher D. Lyman
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(6): 874-879
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1672875664

  3. Relationship between vitamin D deficiency and depression among adults in Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study
    Raghad T. Habib, Eman M. Elsayed, Razan S. Bazarah, Refal A. Alahmadi, Rahaf S. Alharbi, Enas H. Alwali
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(6): 880-885
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1673190656

  4. General surgery career path and factors in medical students and interns in Saudi Arabia
    Rani A. Al-Sairafi, Mohannad T. Hemdi, Asrar Ahmad Banjar, Rahaf Ibrahim Bukhari, Rahaf Mohammad Alradadi, Rahaf Ghassan Baaqeel
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(6): 886-893
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1673807643

  5. The impact of online learning during COVID-19 on pediatric course at Qassim University
    Mostafa M. Khodeir, Norah Alsoqih, Osamah A. Alsolai, Bilal S. Almushayqih, Mansour S. Almutairi, Yazeed A. Aljohni, Abdulelah M. Alrubayan
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(6): 894-901
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1675487934

  6. Effect of pediatric gastrointestinal basidiobolomycosis on parents’ psychological outcomes and wellbeing
    Salman M. Ghazwani
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(6): 902-907
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1675493345

  7. Perception regarding routine childhood vaccinations: a cross-sectional study in Al-Qassim married population
    Yazeed Abdullah Al-Ghasham, Arwa Dhawi Al-Feraidi
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(6): 908-920
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1675871864

  8. Review Article

  9. Prevalence and diagnosis of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis: a systematic review
    Emad Abdulrahman Nasser Hadal, Mohammad Helail Almutairi, Abdullah Talal Almutairi, Turki Rashieed Alrumayh, Deafalah Abdulrahman N. Hadal, Naif Essam T. Alotishan
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(6): 921-929
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1672401472

  10. Psychological, behavioral, and developmental impact on children of alcoholics
    Hebah Sadiq AlSaad, Amal Sadiq AlSaad, Zahra Zuhair Al Khalifah, Lubna Yousef Almogarry, Essra Zakarya Alsaihaty
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(6): 930-936
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1672650644

  11. Utilization of antiviral for HIV prevention
    Abdulaziz Alhazmi
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(6): 937-943
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1673177339

  12. Therapeutic developments in the surgical treatments of epilepsy: a review
    Shuroq F. Taju, Abdullah A. Madkhali, Rofaidah H. Aldhulaymi, Afnan U. Alkhotani, Mohammed S. Bin Mahfoodh, Saleh S. Baeesa
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(6): 944-949
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1673279160

  13. Discovering a new era of arachnoid cyst pathophysiology as a non-functional intracranial lesion and its relationship to vascular laterality and hemispheric dominance: a review
    Abdulaziz Yousef Alahmed, Mohammed Hijji Alaethan, Atheer Abdulrahman Al Sultan, Taha Hussain Albohassan, Murtadha Hussain Alameer, Basmah Saeed Alzahrani, Awn Abdulmohsen Alessa, Abdulmonem Ali Alhussain, Omran Hussain Al Haddad
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(6): 950-953
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1674888702

  14. Case Report

  15. Hemolytic crisis in 8-year-old known case of glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency secondary to Heliotropium curassavicum ingestion: a case report
    Zahra Hussain Saleh AlSannaa, Rawan Ibrahim Alshawikhat, Reem Ridha Alhijri
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(6): 954-957
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1673427865

  16. Splenic infarction as a first clinical manifestation of sickle cell/beta+ thalassemia: a case report
    Yousof Subhi Alaama, Suliaman A. Elyahia, Dunya Alfaraj, Mohammad A. Alhussain
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(6): 958-961
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1673531598

  17. Cerebral vasculopathy after COVID-19 infection in the central region of Saudi Arabia: a case report
    Hajar Abdullah Alsudairi, Seetah Manna Alharbi, Mohammad Jawwad Alamjir , Rabeaa Yousif Elamin
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(6): 962-965
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1673729549