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 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.

No more than 7 authors are 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 (6 students + 1 Supervisor/Consultant/Prof). Please see our Guide for Authors for more details. 

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IJMDC. Year: 2021, Volume: 5

    Original Research (Original Article)

  1. Evaluation on satisfaction of the scar among thyroid surgery patients in Taif city, Saudi Arabia
    Areej Ahmed Turkistani, Shahad Khalid Alsherbi, Razan Saad Alqahtani, Safa Khalaf Almashyakhi, Rahaf Sifran Alharthi, Rasha Ghazay Alosaimi, Rehab Anas Alkhawtani
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(9): 1551-1557
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1619227347

  2. Awareness and perception of sepsis compared to myocardial infarction and stroke among the general population of the western region in Saudi Arabia
    Faisal Khalid Alhomayani, Waad Dhaifallah Alotaibi, Lama Humaied Alkhaldi, Maha Naif Alshreef, Nouran Khalid Althumali, Asalah Helal Alkhaldi, Nejoud Faeq Alsharif
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(9): 1558-1565
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1619978510

  3. Psychosocial impact of autism on the family in Saudi Arabia
    Mohammed Dakhilallah Almalki, Odai Mohammed Albahli, Sultan Mansour Aldeghaither, Asim Abdulrahman Alsoqeer
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(9): 1566-1572
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1623959606

  4. Impacts of psychological abuse on the mental and physical health of adolescents
    Sarah Khalid Alkahtani, Sarah Salman Alobaid, Tasnim Mamoun Hajbi, Amjad Jazal Alotaibi, Lujain Abdulaziz Alyousfi, Rafeef Abdullah Alaqeel, Razan Sulaiman Alharbi, Sarah Khalid Alfayez, Abdulelah Ibrahim Alballaa, Mona Alfadeel
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(9): 1573-1578
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1624719379

  5. The prevalence of obesity in hospitalized COVID-19 patients at King Abdullah Medical City, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
    Samah Sofyan Melebari, Aly ElBahrawy, Abeer Hameed Aljahdali, Nada Omar Hussain, Lama Abdulrahman Bahwaireth, Ghaida Abdulmhsin Alahmadi, Rawan Ibrahim Alharbi, Jumana Saleh Alghamdi, Osama Khalid Alzahrani
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(9): 1579-1582
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1624726139

  6. Assessment the level of knowledge and awareness of malaria among general population in western region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study
    Salah Bakry, Sultan AL-Zahrani, Amr Almousa, Saad Albagami, Mohammed Alharbi, Waleed Alnemari, Meshari Alqurashi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(9): 1583-1589
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1624886321

  7. Saudi women perception, attitude and awareness about abnormal nipple discharge
    Shazia Iqbal, Manar Abdullah Alanazi, Nouryah Abdulaziz Alhafez, Shrouq Salem Alanazi, Wedad Saad Aldhahry, Areej Khalaf Alanazi, Zahraa Yousef Alghadeer
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(9): 1590-1598
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1625570721

  8. Predisposing factors for obesity among school-age children and adolescents in Madinah
    Hanan A. El-Halaby, Najwa Hajraf Alsaadi, Tahani Abdullah Alrehaili, Roba Hassaballah Fatani, Rafif Yaser Alahmadi, Amal Yousef Aljohani
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(9): 1599-1625
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1625845471

  9. Prevalence of low back pain among Saudi teachers, Qassim, Saudi Arabia
    Abdullah Alsaeed, Ibrahim Alresaini, Abdulmalik Alsaeed, Ziyad Alawaji, Abdulrahman Alammar, Ajlan Alajlan
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(9): 1626-1633
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1626540662

  10. Influence of gender and economic status on the level of Saudi awareness towards coronary artery diseases risk factors and its positive modifications
    Faisal S. Alahmari, Fras W. Alhijli, Mohammed A. Alfadhel, Khaled A. Alkhudhairi, Sultan A. Aljohani, Mohammad R. Alshammri
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(9): 1634-1640
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1627327523

  11. Research trends and patterns of medical students/interns’ publications in Saudi Arabia
    Abdulkareem Mubarak Balhareth, Nasser Adel Alghamdi, Saleh Yehya Albarakati
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(9): 1641-1646
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1627631095

  12. Eyeing computer vision syndrome: awareness, knowledge, and its impact on sleep quality among health sciences students during the COVID-19 pandemic in Taif, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Ayman A. Ahmad, Bushra F. Alshehri, Ameerah M. Almalki, Abdulelah M. Albaradi, Manal S. Almalki, Khadijah Y. Alattas
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(9): 1647-1654
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1627643005

  13. Prevalence and risk factors of migraine among medical students of Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
    Hammad Sunaid Alharbi, Amer A. Eisa, Majed H. Alhazmi, Abdulghani S. Sadaqa, Ahmed K. Mohorjy, Mokhtar M. Shatla
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(9): 1655-1662
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1628120436

  14. Awareness, knowledge, and practice of healthcare providers toward the appropriate management of psychiatric patients presenting to an emergency department in Taif city, Saudi Arabia
    Yasir A. Altuwairqi, Sondos A. Albokhari, Ziyad F. Althobaiti, Mohammed A. Alsuwat, Shahad M. Alsharif
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(9): 1663-1670
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1628267198

  15. Pre-travel vaccination attitudes and health advice seeking among general population in Jeddah city, Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional survey-based study
    Abdullah Musaad A. Alghamdi, Assim Abdulhamid H. Felemban, Turki Abdullah Madani, Abdulmajeed Medhat A. Khafagy, Turki Abdulgany M. Helal, Albaraa Hussain A. Nayyaz, Khaled A. Yaghmour
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(9): 1671-1675
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1628380447

  16. General public awareness of pilonidal sinus disease in Saudi Arabia
    Saleh M. Alharby, Salma Sultan Alhajri, Amira Saud Alshammari, Fatemah Salman Alhadab, Rajis Nasser Aldosari, Sarah Abdurahman Alarfaj, Ahood Abdulrhman Altamimi, Nawaf Rajeh Alsuwayidi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(9): 1676-1685
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1629556350