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. 

2024, Vol: 8, Issue: 4

IJMDC. Year: 2024, Volume: 8

    Original Article
  1. Quality assessment of diabetic care in Armed Force Hospital Southern region
    Hamad Mahdi AlQahtani, Abdulrahman Abdullah AlQahtani, Mohammad Ahmed AlQahtani, Abdulkareem Fahad Al Bahis, Faisal Mubarak Alshahrani, Mohammad Yahia Alqahtani, Saeed Mohammad Alshahrani
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1064-1069
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1667767571

  2. Original Article
  3. Knowledge, attitude, and practice of physical activity among patients with diabetes: a cross-sectional study
    Feras Naji Albalawi, Nura Saad Almutairi, Mohammed Tamosh Aldhafiri, Abdulaziz Jarallah Alshamari, Abdulaziz Saeed Almusaad, Norah Abdullah Alanazi
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1670-1675
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1672248108

  4. Original Article
  5. Incidence, clinical course, and perioperative outcomes of appendicitis in obese: a retrospective study
    Muhanna Abdullah Alhusayni, Osama Ahmed Aljuhani, Majed Marzouq Alqthami, Abdulrahman Rajeh Albogami, Abdullah Dhaifallah Alotaibi, Tamer Mohammed Abdelrahman, Mohammad Eid Mahmoud Mahfouz
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1676-1684
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1701797239

  6. Original Article
  7. Awareness, knowledge, and attitude about shaken baby syndrome among parents in Qassim Region: a cross-sectional study
    Fai Nasser Aldakheel, Haifa Nasser Alsaleem, Raghad Abdullah Almuhaisni, Shoug Saleh Alnasyan, Ghaida Abdullah Albattah, Ibrahim Alrashidi
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1685-1691
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1703358214

  8. Original Article
  9. Prevalence of peptic ulcer among medical students in Saudi Arabia
    Medhat Taha, Maryam Atyah, Manal Almasary, Hanin Bamahdi, Lama A. Alharbi
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1692-1701
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1703430658

  10. Original Article
  11. Women’s knowledge, attitude, and practice toward menopause and hormone replacement therapy in Saudi Arabia
    Taghreed Hamza Basri, Noof Mohammad Alharbi, Rawan Shaya Almohammed, Njoud Khaled Alkhaldi, Maryam Jafar Alhashim, Lulwah Saud Alkhuraisi, Raghad Hamd Almithn, Ahood Ahmad Mahjari
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1702-1712
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1704542468

  12. Original Article
  13. Knowledge and practice of hypertensive patients toward prevention and early detection of chronic kidney disease and associated factors in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Abdulmalik Aloriney, Rayan Ahmed Alghamdi, Abdullah Mohammed Jailan, Mohammad Fahad Alhinti, Abdulrahman Abdulmohsen Aljaser
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1713-1720
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1705265771

  14. Original Article
  15. Impact of anesthesia handover on postoperative pain, nausea, and vomiting among adults undergoing general anesthesia
    Mohammed Aljahdali, Hamad Saadi Alshammari, Hamad Alfaris, Abdulaziz Allhybi, Faisal Sunaid Almuzaini, Mohmed Farj Alshmri
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1721-1729
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1705611313

  16. Original Article
  17. Prevalence of headache in pregnancy among women in Central region, Saudi Arabia
    samer Ahmed Adwani, Faisal Suliman Alkahmus, Mohammed Suliman Alkahmus, Hasna Sulaiman Alkahmous, Abeer Suliman Alkahmus, Raghad Suliman Alkahmus
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1730-1735
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1705942701

  18. Original Article
  19. The prevalence of burnout among medical students at Taif University, Saudi Arabia
    Ali H. S. Alzahrani, Nawaf Saleh A. Althobaiti, Abdullah A. Althobaiti, Lujain H. Althobaiti, Lama A. Alzhrani, Ghaida Ali E. Althobaiti, Naif H. Alsufyani
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1736-1742
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1706123526

  20. Original Article
  21. Generalized anxiety disorder among patients attending primary health care at security forces hospital, in Dammam, Saudi Arabia
    Bandar Aldosari, Essam Alghamdi, Abdulrahman Alqahtani
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1743-1749
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1706295462

  22. Original Article
  23. General public awareness and knowledge of neck maneuvers complications in Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study
    Sami Almalki, Manar Sami Almaghnem, Shaykhah Sultan Alkulaib, Rana Fuad Alhafith
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1750-1756
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1706890111

  24. Original Article
  25. Smartphone addiction and its implications on psychosocial well-being in Saudi school-age children
    Abdulrahman Sulaiman Almuzaini, Abdulaziz Sultan Almutairi, Sarah Khalid Aljumah, Reema Suliman Alobaishi, Zahraa Ali Alwayel, Turki Moshabab Alqahtani, Jalilah Abdulmohsen Aljumiah, Malik Almalki
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1757-1762
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1707508165

  26. Original Article
  27. Potential drug-drug interactions between discharge medication from the emergency department and home medication in tertiary hospital
    Maram Jaboua, Mohammad Basyouni, Fadwa Alharbi, Lojain Sedyou, Aseel Alzahrani
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1763-1775
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1707859483

  28. Review Article
  29. Optic neuritis: a review of diagnostic imaging modalities and effective management approaches
    Yazeed Fahad Alshahrani, Abdullah Jallwi Korkoman, Ahmed A. Alghamdi, Mohammed F. Alshehri, Fahad Saud Alremthi, Mohammed F. Alshahrani
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1776-1780
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1705216013

  30. Review Article
  31. The role of low-molecular-weight heparin on recurrent abortion: a review
    Taraji Saeed Alrehaili, Mohamed Abdulrahman Alnajjar, Mohammed Saeed Alrehaili, Abdulellah Ismail Alqurashi, Muhammad Essam Aldabbagh
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1781-1785
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1705268912

  32. Review Article
  33. Gliptins and acute pancreatitis in patients with type 2 diabetes: a review
    Fahad Hassan Alami Hakami
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1786-1792
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1707257725

  34. Review Article
  35. Post-thyroidectomy hypocalcemia in Saudi Arabia: a review of incidence rates and risk factors
    Ehab S. Alameer
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1793-1799
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1707568513

  36. Review Article
  37. Natalizumab intake during pregnancy in women with multiple sclerosis: a meta-analysis of current evidence
    Abdulrahman Abdullah Al Malki, Alaa Saleh Albrakaty Alsharif, Khlood Fayez Aburaya, Sheema Iqbal Cheema, Ashwaq Khader Alharthi, Abeer Awadh Althobaiti
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1800-1806
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1708189353

  38. Case Report
  39. Retrorectal tailgut cyst: a case report
    Abdullah Asaad Kateb, Ghadir Hamzah Badr
    IJMDC. 2024; 8(4): 1807-1812
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1704824573

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