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 sleep deprivation; poor sleep quality and excessive daytime sleepiness, among health faculties’ students, at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study
    Omar A. Nagadi, Abdulaziz R. Alotaibi, Ahmed N. Almutadares, Turki A. Alamoudi, Waleed A. Alqurashi, Siraj O. Wali
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(8): 1449-1453
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609687979

  2. The prevalence of and factors related to relapse in smoking cessation among Saudi males in Dammam
    Duaa Hassan Al-Ajwad, Zahra Ahmed Alshawi, Afif Ben Salah, Raghad Sahal Allam, Arwa Nabil Qurashi, Layan Hisham Alabdulhadi, Malak Zuhair Altaha
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(8): 1454-1460
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1611137470

  3. Psychological status and behavior changes of the public during the COVID-19 epidemic in Taif city, Saudi Arabia
    Talal A. Mahfouz, Manayer H. Alghoribi, Razan A. Algethami, Maryam M. Albeeshi, Amjad A. Algethami, Manar H. Alghoribi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(8): 1461-1468
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1614266637

  4. Patient preferences for bariatric surgery in Saudi Arabia
    Mohammad Eid M. Mahfouz, Mohammed Abdullah Mohammed Alsuwat, Rakan Fiasel Mohammed Almnjwami, Abdulhameed Fouad Abdullah Sarriyah
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(8): 1469-1476
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1614285657

  5. Anxiety and depression symptoms among children and adolescents with epilepsy, and the quality of life of their parents
    Abdulaziz F. Alfadhly, Aeshah D. Alrabie, Albatoul F. Althobaiti, Ghadi A. Alsufyani, Ameerah M. Almalki, Abeer H. Alharthi, Razan F. Alwagdani
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(8): 1477-1483
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1621480824

  6. Factors that motivate people’s intention to undergo cosmetic surgery in Saudi Arabia
    Hassan Ali Al-Masskin, Esra Hassan Al-Masskin, Fatimah Jafar Al-Jass, Fatimah Abdulmajeed Al-Thonayan, Hoor Masaad Al-Mutairi, Zahraa Yousef Al-Ghadeer, Amal Naser Wafa, Shahad Khaled Al-Shahrani, Eman Hussain Al-Ahmed, Nouf Mohammed Al-Kuwaiflie
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(8): 1484-1488
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1621594182

  7. Fasting for lipid profile in clinical practice, do we need to ask the patient to fast?
    Mohammad Rediny Alshammri, Raghad A. AlJohar, Lujain H. Allowaihiq, Mohammed A. Alrubaysh, Mohammed A. Alqahtani
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(8): 1489-1495
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1624139272

  8. Distance learning approach during COVID-19 pandemic for undergraduate medical students in four major universities in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - a survey report on students’ perspective
    Mohammed Abdullah Almutawa, Sulaiman Khalid Alfouzan, Albaraa Ali Alahmari, Yasir Ali Albarrak, Mohammad Fareed, Razique Anwer
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(8): 1496-1506
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1624428636

  9. Primary health care physicians' awareness toward human papillomavirus infection, screening, and vaccinations in Qassim region, Saudi Arabia
    Abdulrhman M. Aldukhayel, Aram A. Aldughayyim, Hamad S. ALsaeed, Ibrahim A. Alomar, Leen M. Almaghyuli, Turki S. Alayed
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(8): 1507-1513
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1626517187

  10. Awareness of general population in Saudi Arabia about peptic ulcer disease
    Ameen M. Jaddoh, Haneen Mohammed Alsadoun, Sadeem Mohammed Alqallaf, Abdulkarim Mohammad A. Aldekhail, Rahaf Meshal Alanazi, Haneen Obaid Alanazi, Eman Ahmed Alrashed, Manar Hassan Alraddadi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(8): 1514-1522
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1627245028

  11. Review Article

  12. Principles of drug addiction treatment: a review
    Abdulrahman Mubarak Muqbil Almutairi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(8): 1523-1527
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609883100

  13. Ophthalmic and neuro-ophthalmic manifestations and findings in COVID-19: a review
    Samiha Fahad Khayyat, Meshari Saeed Alzahrani, Salah Hassan Khafaji, Muhammad Irfanullah Siddiqui
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(8): 1528-1534
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1624435382

  14. Dislocation of elbow, fingers and functional outcome of elbow dislocation: a systematic review
    Saeed Ibrahim Abdullah Al-Qahtani, Bandar Saeed Saad Alqahtani, Thamer Yahya Alasiri, Abdulaziz Atiah Qaysi, Ahmad Hussain Alqahtani, Fadaa Alotaibi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(8): 1535-1541
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1626276449

  15. Patella instability post-total knee replacement: a review
    Abdulaziz Atiah Qaysi, Saeed Ibrahim Abdullah Al-Qahtani
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(8): 1542-1546
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1626285496

  16. Cognitive functions: is there a role for vitamin D?
    Mansuor Ahmed Alanazi, Ammar Ali Alabdullatif, Khadijah Nasr Aldeen Dhafer, Reem Nuri Alhasani, Abdullah Hassan Masoud Ghazwani, Eyad Omar Jalal, Maryam Abdullah Mossa Tohary, Naif Rashed Altuwaijri, Safeyah Mohammed Jarradi Al-ghubayshi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(8): 1547-1550
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1627590125