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: 2022, Volume: 6

    Original Research (Original Article)

  1. Knowledge and perception of Saudi mothers toward the early childhood caries
    Nuha Mohammed Alkadi, Aljawharah Alghamd, Maryam Aljasim, Rawan Alamry, Fatimah Alajaj, Shahzeb Hasan Ansari
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(5): 665-669
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1636938469

  2. Prevalence of Gaucher disease in patients with unknown cause of splenomegaly and/ or thrombocytopenia in Saudi Arabia: a multicenter cross-sectional study protocol
    Abdulelah Qadi, Aly Ezzat, Ayman Al Hejazi, Fahad Al Abbas, Ghaleb El Yamani, Hussain Al Saeed, Marwan ElBagoury, Ohoud Kashari, Sherif Roushdy, Yahia Aktham
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(5): 670-677
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1639908393

  3. Assessment of knowledge toward sickle cell disease and musculoskeletal complications among Saudi citizens in the eastern province of Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study
    Nawaf Ahmed Alkatali, Abdullah Bader Aldulami, Mortadah Hadi Alsalman
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(5): 678-684
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1641630361

  4. Effect of lifestyle and mental state on academic performance amongst health specialties students at Taibah University in Al-Madinah, Saudi Arabia
    Mohsin Ali, Rahma Othman Alfouti, Hasan Aman, Abdulrahman Sulaiman Alhazmi, Aseel Khalaf Alharbi, Jumana Abdullah Taha, Sara Ahmed Althaqafi
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(5): 685-691
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1641761285

  5. Use of medical abbreviations and acronyms: knowledge among pre and postgraduate medical students in single academic institute, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Ragad J. Arbaein, Faisal O. BinJahlan, Dana R. Alghumgham, Lama K. Alhazmi, Abdulrahman A. AlGhamdi, Raad Fayez, Hesham Rizk
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(5): 692-697
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1642240084

  6. Impact of body mass index on gastrointestinal disorders: a cross-sectional study
    Ahmed Maghfuri Buhays, Nada Tayeb Ali Ageeli
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(5): 698-703
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1642287648

  7. The relationship between lifestyle and academic achievement among health profession students
    Sajida Agha, Mohammed Samer Almadani, Elyas Omar Alsoomali, Abdualrhman Mohammed Alshathri, Faisal Muqhem Almutairi, Meshal Bader Almutairi, Emad Masuadi
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(5): 704-710
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1642845924

  8. Knowledge, awareness and attitude of premarital screening sickle cell disease and thalassemia, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
    Amal Zaghloul Moustafa, Amal Abdulghaffar Hafiz, Aroob Mohammedamin Abdulhalim, Ahmed Dakhil Allah Aljehani, Bushra Mubarak Aldajani, Gadir Yaqoub Bokhari, Hassan Musaad Alqurashi, Yousra Mansour Alturki
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(5): 711-716
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1644235222

  9. Breastfeeding attitude and reasons behind shifting to formula use among mothers with children of age 0-2 years in Saudi Arabia
    Abdulrahman A. Alnaim, Mohammed Alamer, Mohammed H. Alalawi, Abdullah A. Almubarak, Haider A. AlMusaileem, Baqer A. Aldhneen, Luay F. Almulaifi, Duaa Almubarak
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(5): 717-723
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1646289615

  10. Assessment of mother’s knowledge and their perceptions toward health education programs of breastfeeding in Hail Saudi Arabia
    Hend Faleh Alreshidi, Marwa Abdelsamed
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(5): 724-730
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1646603704

  11. Measuring health-related quality of life in adults with chronic disease in primary care settings Riyadh First Health cluster, Saudi Arabia
    Zahi M. Alqarni, Salman I. Alomran, Abdulrahman S. Alshihry, Turke A. Alajmi, Bander S. Alshehry, Osama S. Almutairi, Abdullah M. Aldossary
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(5): 731-739
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1646897507

  12. Review Article

  13. Cyclophosphamide related toxicity; a systematic review
    Ahmed Eissa Alrefaei, Meshael Ahmed Alzahrani, Sultan Abdulrahman Alsuhaim
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(5): 740-747
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1641243189

  14. Medication error in pediatric patients: an updated systematic review (2015-2021)
    Nawal Hamed alshammari, Dalal Hamed Alshammari, Hadir Ahmad Alshammari, Bashayer Ali Alshammari, Meshail Saeed Alserhan, Mohammed Ali Ayed Alshammari, Mona Hameed Alshammari, Nawal Hamed Alshammari
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(5): 748-754
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1641245637

  15. Relation between development of positional vertigo (dizziness) and vitamin D deficiency
    Waleed A. Alhazmi, Faisal Ahmed Althwiny, Saleh A. Alwasil
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(5): 755-759
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1644344098

  16. Potential vaccines and common treatments for COVID-19: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Amjad Saud Alrowili
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(5): 760-767
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1646055399

  17. Prevalence and associated risk factors, awareness, and knowledge of gastroesophageal reflux disease among health-related students in Saudi Arabia: a systematic review
    Salah Bakry, Mohannad Hemdi
    IJMDC. 2022; 6(5): 768-774
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1646591279