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 form 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.

No more than 6 authors are acceptable until there is a special justification. Please see our Guide for Authors for more details. 

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IJMDC. Year: 2021, Volume: 5

    Original Research (Original Article)

  1. Prevalence of postural abnormalities in primary girl students
    Saeid Sadeghieh-Ahari, Abbas Naghizadeh-Baghi, Zahra Jafari-Mazraee, Saba Attar-Madraki
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 787-791
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1587963886

  2. Prevalence of diabetic foot ulcer risk factors and its etiology among non-amputated diabetic foot patients in Aseer region
    Wafi Alahmary, Riyadh Al Hadi, Ali Alshehri, Hassan Alshehri, Mohammed Alshehri, Abdulrhman Alshihri, Abdulrahman Alshahrani
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 792-796
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1592254005

  3. Influenza, Pneumococcal, and Hepatitis B Vaccination coverage and its determinants among diabetic patients at KAUH: A Single Center Cross-Sectional Study
    Sarah Ahmed Alkhateeb, Rafeef Ahmed Bahafzalla, Hanan Mohammed Bamanie, Nouran Hossameldin Farag, Razan Abdullah Alharbi, Mona Abdullah Alfares
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 797-802
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1602525612

  4. Food-drug interactions: a survey among students of Pharmacy College in Al-Jouf Region, Saudi Arabia
    Aljawharah Alasfour, Fakhria Al-Joufi, Jana Aljoufi, Taif Bin Ayesh, Tagrid Alhanoud, Bushra Alrmmali, Ghaida Almuthri
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 803-807
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1606122635

  5. Fracture strength of computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing zirconia fixed dental prostheses with different connector surface areas
    Bader S. Alghamdi, Abdulrahman O. Alahmadi, Fahad M. Alamri, Mohamed F. Elmoafy, Salah A. Yousief, Abdulaziz A. Samran
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 808-813
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1608045956

  6. Assessment of medical studentsí awareness of dietary supplement consumption at Qassim University, Saudi Arabia
    Omar Yousef Alsaawi, Yasser Rasheed Alrubaysh, Abdulhakim Farhan Alharbi, Turki Ibrahim Aloraini, Jarallah Abdulrahman Aljarallah, Amir Mohamed Alsouli
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 814-822
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1608284766

  7. Acute pancreatitis: a retrospective cohort study of the epidemiological features of the disease in King Fahad specialist hospital, Buraydah, Qassim Region
    Resheed Eid Alkhiari, Hareth Nasir Alhujaili, Khalid Mania Alkhalifah, Abdulaziz Sulaiman Alturayri, Muna Abdulaziz Almijmaj, Raghad Juaidan Alhomidani, Omar Hamad Alrashedi, Nawaf Haif Almutairi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 823-828
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1608322212

  8. Assessment of anxiety among the residents of family medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic in Saudi Arabia
    Hessah Saad Alsayahi, Nouf Mohammed Almansour, Nora Mohammed Albarakah, Shaza Mohamed Leheidan, Arwa Mohammad Al Abdulsalam, Haya Saud Almana, Fahad Abdullah Alateeq
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 829-837
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1608990701

  9. Awareness and knowledge toward dry eye disease among Saudi Arabian population
    Allam Khalid, Aladhyani Abdulwahab, Alharbi Aseel, Alshngeetee Ayshah, Alharbi Khalid, Aljuaid Mohammed, Alshowigi Njood, Alghamdi Omar, Alnuman Rawand, Alkhaldi Saleh
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 838-844
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609345198

  10. Smoking pattern among adults in Al-Diriyah, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Mona A. Alfadeel, Sumayyah Ali AlZayed, Malak Hamad Alenazi, Shahed Talal Kobboch, Sarah Suliman Aljunidel, Nouf Fahad Almutairi, Sara Abdullah Alhamad, Fatimah Musa Ali Madkhali, Sahab Khamis Alolaqi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 845-849
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609351681

  11. Parents Awareness about Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Jeddah
    Ghassan Alghamdi, Khalid Alshehri, Talal Altuwaylie, Enad AlMotairi, Elaf Abduljawad, Ghassan Sukkar
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 850-857
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609450510

  12. Multiple sclerosis patients and their physical activity associated with the level of disability and quality of life in the Eastern Province and Bahrain: a cross-sectional survey
    Fatimah Salman Almarhoon, Ali Almubarak
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 858-864
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609661004

  13. Periodontal status of habitual adult users of miswak sticks or toothbrushes among a population in Al-Madinah Al-Munawara
    AbdelRahman Ramadan, Mohamed Alshenqiti
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 865-869
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609689186

  14. Factors responsible for late presentation of undescended testis among hail community and estimation of public awareness about cryptorchidism, Saudi Arabia
    Misheal Madni, Meral Fayez Alzimam, Adel Ahmed Alfayez, Maram Saud Alnabri, Salman Naif Alharbi, Khulaif Khalaf Alanazi, Shada Khaled Bashantoof, Reem Sultan Albalawi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 870-875
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609751630

  15. Public awareness towards depression in Al-Jouf, Saudi Arabia
    Nashmi Salom Aletesh, Sultan Abdulrahman Alamrani, Osama Hamza Alshreef, Ziyad Mohammed Alsharif, Mujahed Mohammed Alshehri, Hajar Mohammad Nasser Falah, Rose Mahmood Ali, Yara Nashmi Al-Etesh, Shahd Saud Faleh Almubarak
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 876-884
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1610991870

  16. Prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome among surgical doctors at Makkah hospitals, KSA
    Muhammad Irfanullah Siddiqui, Sulaiman Mohammed Hushlul, Osama Abdulrahman Alharthi, Abdullah Sulaiman Alharbi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 885-890
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1611390663

  17. Public awareness, knowledge, and misconception of IV Contrast and their risk in Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study
    Yahea Alzahrani, Seham Hassan Almalki, Shahad Khalid Alhomaiani, Tasneem Hassan Elsayed, Abdullah Hassan Almalki
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 891-898
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1611765788

  18. Awareness of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is low in the general population of Saudi Arabia
    Emad S. Aljahdli, Hind I. Fallatah, Alya S. Alharbi, Shoruq A. Alwagdani, Manar A. Makin
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 899-905
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1611831096

  19. Validity and Reliability of an Arabic version of the migraine screen questionnaire in the primary care setting for identifying hidden migraine
    Alaa M. Alaqeel, Suzan S. Alaqeel, Ahmed I. Andijani, Eyad A. Demyati
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 906-910
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1611922218

  20. Use of mobile phone while driving in Saudi Arabia
    Marwah Yakoop Abdullah, Najlaa Abdulrahman Alsubeeh, Mashael Alhassan
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 911-917
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1612083352

  21. Distribution of iron sucrose-related adverse events in iron deficiency anemia treatment: a single center study in Saudi Arabia
    Mohamed H. Qari, Ahmed Habib Alshaikh , Douaa Mohammed Al-Bukhari, Buthainah Masoud Al-Ghamdi, Raghad Saleh Al-Ahmadi, Maryam Abdulghani Alsahafi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 918-922
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1612458846

  22. Assessing the use of social media as a source of information related to dentistry in Saudi Arabia
    Philomine Princy, Rawan Yahya Shareif, Lama Majed Alharbi, Fatima Esmail Alghamdi, Mashael Hassn Alhebshi, Ramesh Venkatesan
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 923-928
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1612641726

  23. Public awareness toward inflammatory bowel disease in Saudi Arabia
    Siraj Mahmoud Eid, Saeed Mahmoud Mohammad, Sulafa Khaled Noorelahi, Ali Mohammed A. Asiri, Abdullah Jamal Taha, Ghallah Mousa Najee, Abdulkarim Mohammed Aldukhail, Taif Khaled Alenezi, Rajis Nasser Aldosari
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 929-936
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1612942108

  24. Review Article

  25. Evaluation of medicative endodontic materials in primary molar pulpotomy: a systematic review
    Iman Tarek El-Mansy, Alaa Albagshi, Fatimah Alahmed, Fatimah Alshakhs, Marwa Alhabarah, Sharaf Alqahtani, Shatha Aldryoushi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 937-947
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1608802422

  26. Antioxidant role of vitamin D and its correlation with vitamin D deficiency in adults: a systematic review
    Taha Hussain Alamir, Zain Ahmed Al Shafie, Sultan Obaid Al Adwani
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 948-953
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609350238

  27. Knowledge, attitude, and practice: crosssectional study of pseudo-hyperglycemia and effects of unwashed hands among people with type 2 diabetes mellitus, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Amani Abualnaja, Nadeef Alqahtani, Jood Alnojaidi, Dalal Aldossari, Yara Aldosari, Shuruq Alkhalaf, Amal Alnafisi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 954-961
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1610776355

  28. The outcome of non-operative management blunt abdominal injuries: a systematic review
    Maram M. Alharbi, Saud Nasser Almuqbil, Ziyad Abdulrahman Aloraini, Sulaiman Hulayyil Almutairi, Sultan Hammad Alosimi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 962-967
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1610801731

  29. Treatment of resistant urinary tract infection: a systematic review
    Saleh Ahmed Alammari, Abdullah Radhyan A. AlRuwaili, Abdulaziz Abdullah Almutairi, Adeeb Naif Mhaileb Alshammari
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 968-973
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1612133177

  30. Case Report

  31. Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy of a mixed serous neuroendocrine tumor: a case report
    Bandar Saad Assakran, Abdulrahman Sulaiman Alsaqabi, Fadiyah Abdullah Alharbi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 974-976
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1610470956

  32. A giant juvenile fibroadenoma in a 16-year-old girl: a case report
    Nasib Al Shibli
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(3): 977-981
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1611086762