E-ISSN 1658-7820

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 9 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 (9 students + 1 Supervisor/Consultant/Prof). Please see our Guide for Authors for more details. 

2023, Vol: 7, Issue: 10

IJMDC. Year: 2023, Volume: 7

    Original Article

  1. The psychological impact of COVID-19 on healthcare workers in Saudi Arabia
    Hajer Abdulaziz Mohammad Alshams, Hanadi Naeem Abu Jabr, Ghadia Saleh Abdullah Bin Miqbas, Ibtihal Jassim Abdulwahab Alali, Maram Khalid Mohammed Alsaleh, Hawar Alnasser, Badr Abdulrahman Saad Aldawood
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1269-1277
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1631879409

  2. The prevalence of sleep disturbance among Saudi adult cardiovascular disease patients at atherosclerosis clinics at King Abdulaziz Cardiac Center
    Hazim Safar Alghamdi, Tarig Awad Mohamed, Saud Nasser Aleisa, Ahmed Saud Alrasheed, Saad Khalaf Alshammari, Abdullah Mordhi Alanazi, Emad Masuadi, Mohammed Sanad Alsanad, Tammam Mohammed Alanazi, Mohammed Khalid Alsaeed
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1278-1283
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1655149544

  3. Burnout syndrome in emergency department healthcare providers in Al-Jouf Region, Saudi Arabia
    Ahmed Mohammed Alhuwaydi, Meshari Ibrahim Alayshan, Abdullah Khalid Alghutayghit, Mohammed Rabea Alsabilah
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1284-1290
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1675707927

  4. Heart failure complicating myocardial infarction: incidence, risk factors at a tertiary care hospital in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Anas M. Sheikh, Abdulaziz M. Alshehri, Abdulaziz S. Alsheikh, Salah Aldeen L. Ramadan, Zeyad T. Ganbou, Muhannad S. Dawood, Abdullah A. Farid, Abdullah A. Bayazed
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1291-1297
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1683016557

  5. Impact of liraglutide 3.0 mg for weight management among women with obstetrics and gynecology-related complications “OG-RC”
    Majed AlHudhud, Maab Elhussein, Nabila Abu Tahoun, Nehad Thabet
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1298-1304
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1683020410

  6. Prevalence of acne vulgaris and its association with lifestyle among the general population of Jazan city, Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study
    Ahmad Assiri, Mohammed Alameer, Basem Zogel, Faisal Abusageah, Hamzah Abu Hadi, Afnan Qasem Maashi, Ali Ahmed Jerah, Faisal Ahmed Otaif, Yasser Mohammed Shmakhi, Hamzah Nasser Mathkur, Mohammed Hadadi, Ahmed Nasser Alharbi
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1305-1312
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1683495519

  7. Knowledge, attitude, and practice of pediatric physicians toward APGAR score in Al-Qassim Region, Saudi Arabia
    Mohammad A. Alhasoon
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1313-1319
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1683813255

  8. The effectiveness of empirical antibiotics treatment in neonatal sepsis: a retrospective study
    Abdulwahab Alqarni, Naji Alsulami, Khalid Alshamy
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1320-1324
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1683939427

  9. Prevalence and risk factors of anterior cruciate ligament injuries among football team players in Bisha City, Saudi Arabia
    Zenat Ahmed Khired, Hazem Shalan Alshahrani, Nawaf Mohammed Altayyib, Abdullah Hassan Alsuayri, Ayman DhaifAllah Alamri, Abdullah Saeed Alahmari, Mohammed Ali Alqarni, Saud Khshaim Alsaadi
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1325-1332
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1684008114

  10. Characteristics and outcomes of older patients in the emergency department
    Osama Mohammed Binbakheet, Athar Mohammed A. Arishi, Maha Meshal AlNefaei, Maryam Omran A. Alsaffar, Sarah Ahmed Alghamdi, Farah Ahmed Alghamdi, Dalia Omar Khoj, Mujtaba Jameel Abdulameer Alhalwachi, Fedaa Abdulemam Abdulla Mansour Setaih, Abrar Mansour W. Almehmadi
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1333-1338
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1684217569

  11. Assessing the causal relationship between modifiable risk factors, including vitamin D, and the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) using two-sample Mendelian randomization analysis
    Mohammad A. Jareebi, Mohammed O. Shami, Nawaf F. Gharawi, Mohammed Ali Madkhali, Ghadeer Ahmad Alneel, Faisal A. Othathi, Abdulaziz Ali M. Othathi, Ali Hussain Mahzari, Abdulrahman Y Sumayli, Nora Yahya Somili, Hassan M. Alsharif, Mohammed I. Dabsh
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1339-1344
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1684898756

  12. Assessment of satisfaction level of patients using oral anticoagulants in Qassim, Saudi Arabia
    Feda Saad Hammad Alkhowaiter, Suliman Khalid Mohammed Aljumah
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1345-1349
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1684974275

  13. Physicians’ knowledge of the effect of insurance status on clinical decision-making in Saudi Arabia
    Abdullah A. AlHokair, Abdullah Z. Almeshari, Abdulaziz A. AlOtaibi, Wadi B. Alonazi
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1350-1355
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1685659040

  14. The effect of using various types of mouthwashes on wound healing and patient comfort following extractions in Taibah University patients
    Ibrahim Nourwali, Rahaf Mohammed Alharbi, Abdulbari Saleh Aljohani, Sarah Awadh Alserhani, Ahmed Khaled Alsaeedi, Esam Sami Almuzaini, Rola Mohammad Aljohani, Shahad Nafea Almutairi, Lamis Lmrabet Mohamado, Ahmad Abdulfattah Othman
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1356-1360
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1686504243

  15. Awareness of triage system in emergency departments among the general public in Saudi Arabia
    Abdulmajeed Almadhyan, Shatha Aljamaan, Rahaf Alsubhi, Faisal Alzaidi, Tahani Alharbi, Faisal Alamer, Khalil Alnakhli, Jolan Saleh Alsaud
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1361-1366
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1686707524

  16. Public knowledge, awareness and attitude toward epilepsy among adult population in Taif city, Saudi Arabia
    Adnan A. Mubaraki, Rayan A. Alolayani, Ahmed A. Aljemyie, Omar Mohammed Althobaiti, Wafi B. Alotaibi, Fahad A. Alayyaf, Saud M. Alotaibi
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1367-1372
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1686849433

  17. Review Article

  18. Hip fractures among the geriatric population: a systematic review
    Ahmed Hassan Alhaizaey, Saleh Abdullah Alhazmy, Mohammad Hadi Hakami
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1373-1380
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1679183433

  19. The outcome of Ponseti method for the treatment of clubfoot: a systematic review
    Mahdi M. Alqarni, Mohammad Hadi Hakami, Saleh Abdullah Alhazmy
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1381-1388
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1679184636

  20. Hypothyroidism in Saudi Arabia: review article
    Salihah Makki Hamzi
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1389-1394
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1680898798

  21. Association of hypothyroidism with COVID-19 among adult patients: a systematic review
    Fayeza Emadaldeen Aly Alam
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1395-1401
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1684319088

  22. The impact of lifestyle modification on the management of chronic gout: a systematic review
    Mai Saud Nazer
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1402-1406
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1684849831

  23. Keeping up with the healthcare transformation: a review and research agenda for a new decade of health information system in Saudi Arabia
    Abdullah Z. Almeshari, Abdullah A. AlHokair, Abdulaziz A. AlOtaibi, Mohammad M. Aljuaid
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1407-1412
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1685657862

  24. Early rehabilitation after breast cancer surgery: a systematic review
    Batoul Farhoon Qari
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1413-1418
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1685907992

  25. Dental management of children with cerebral palsy: a review article
    Taghreed Ahmed Al Harbi, Yasser A. Rhbeini, Saad Dakilallah Al Harbi, Abdulaziz Mohammed Albargi
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1419-1424
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1686326042

  26. Case Report

  27. Bucket handle mesenteric tear with seatbelt sign following a motor vehicle accident: a case report
    Ahmed M. Abu Quren, Basmah Albloushi, Abdullah A. Alfaraj, Dunya N. Alfaraj, Mamoun Nabri, Abdullah S. Alshahrani
    IJMDC. 2023; 7(10): 1425-1428
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1687887223

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