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. Perception of Saudi adults in Riyadh about using antibiotics prescribed by pharmacists
    Abdulaziz Saleh Alhamlan, Abdullah Naser Al-Qahtani, Abdullah Murdi Alanazi, Muhannad Ibrahim Althunayan, Zyad Faisal Alanazi, Mutaz Mohammed Alenizi, Turki Mohammed Alamri, Aamir Omair
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1103-1107
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1603905855

  2. Patient safety awareness among undergraduate medical students in King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Hisham Rizk, Nada Fallata, Sofanh Faqih, Manal Althakafi, Raghad Sait, Amani Alghamdi, Jumanah Bafail
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1108-1113
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609702464

  3. Medical staff awareness of radiation exposure and safety in Saudi health institutions 2020
    Anita Rafique, Nada Alotaibi, Asma Alsuheel, Abrar AlAjlani
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1114-1118
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609855318

  4. Eating habits among medical students, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Amirah K. Bantan, Sara Mohammed Muzaffar Etarji, Dina Said Mohamed Elkersh, Jamellah Maher Daffa, Tala Saad Alharbi, Zakaria Ali Momen Khan
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1119-1126
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1611165681

  5. Caregivers' awareness and perception of palliative care at Najran University Hospital, Najran region, Saudi Arabia
    Najat Zakaria Ibraheem, Eisa Yazeed Ghazwani
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1127-1133
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1612183365

  6. Knowledge, attitude, and practices regarding complementary feeding among mothers of children aged 6-24 months in primary healthcare centers in Unaizah city, Saudi Arabia
    Wafa Hamad Al-Mutairi, Amel A. Sulaiman
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1134-1141
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1613562021

  7. The prevalence and predictor of the psychological impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on the adolescent individuals living in Saudi Arabia
    Esra Ali Alhwsawi, Abeer Ahmed Sharahili, Amal Ahmed Ghzwany
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1142-1148
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1614072366

  8. The changes in attitude and practice regarding COVID-19 among physicians in Makkah, Saudi Arabia
    Shumukh Alqahtani, Murouj Almaghrabi, Rawan AlOsaimy, Alhanouf Almuflihi, Abee Shaker El-Moursy Ali
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1149-1159
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1614952553

  9. Attitude and knowledge toward Vitiligo among Saudi Arabia population
    Sultan Alshammari, Sultan Alanazi, Khalid Alanazi, Kawther Alsadady, Nouf Algharbi, Fahad Alsudairy
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1160-1165
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1615131999

  10. The pattern of varieties of brain tumors in an academic center in Makkah city, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study
    Salah Mohammed Taha Bakry, Muhammad Irfanullah Siddiqui
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1166-1170
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1615263310

  11. The apprehension of acquiring COVID-19 and fear of visiting emergency departments in Najran region, KSA
    Khaled Sadeq Alshaibari, Mohammed Hamad Al-Hushayyish, Saleh Hussain Alfaqir, Hussain Mohammed Wabran Al-Kuleeb, Hamad Muhammed Al-Kuleeb, Meshari Ibrahim AL-Moutah
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1171-1177
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1616404172

  12. The clinical significance of nontuberculous mycobacteria at King Abdulaziz Medical City-Western Region from 2013 to 2020
    Abdulelah S. Abdulhamid, Basel M. Alsolami, Abdulrahman T. Mohanna, Talal M. Bagabas, Faris F. Alsubaie, Mohammed S Alzahrani, Abdulfattah W. Alammri
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1178-1182
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1616752654

  13. Prevalence of obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms among medical students
    Amer Mohammed Almutairi, Khalid Mohammed Aladhadh, Saud Abdulaziz Alsayed, Faisal Fahad Alhuwairini, Anas Mohammad Alzuwayed, Sajida Agha
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1183-1187
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1616952490

  14. Ketogenic diet awareness, perception, and use in epileptic patients in Hail City, Saudi Arabia
    Sumayyah Mohammad Almarshedy, Raniyah Mohammad Almarshedi, Saad Yousef Aldhaifi, Basil Bader Alshammri, Osama Saleh Alnizari, Rashed Abdullah Aloudah
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1188-1194
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1617009453

  15. Knowledge and practice of the population toward epilepsy in children in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Rahma Mazen Bazhair, Adel Ali Alhazmi, Osamah Hani Abualross, Jumanah Hamed H Alharbi, Ahmed Omar Bahawi, Mahdi Kanjo, Layan Arafah
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1195-1201
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1617136063

  16. Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of healthcare workers in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, about the novel coronavirus disease 2019
    Godwin Ovenseri-Ogbomo, Waleed Alghamdi, Saif Hassan Alrasheed, Ali Saeed Ali Alghamdi, Abdullatif Saeed Alzahrani
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1202-1210
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1617469399

  17. Sleeping habits of medical students in King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
    Meshal Alaqeel, Abdulrahman Almasood, Saad Alyahya, Mohammed Alrakban, Bandar Alfarm, Musaad Alsalimi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1211-1216
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1617654131

  18. A survey on the acceptance of COVID-19 vaccine among medical students in Qassim University, Saudi Arabia
    Aisha Thwayb Almutairi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1217-1224
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1617940736

  19. The sleep pattern of medical students: examining the impact of excessive Internet use
    Abdullah Omar Alghannami, Abdullah Turki Alrashed, Rakan Ali Alshehri, Sattam Obaid Alotaibi, Mogbel Khalaf Alharbi, Afaf Mukaddem, Sajida Agha
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1225-1231
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1618422863

  20. Anxiety and depression among palliative care cancer patients in Saudi Arabia: prevalence rates by age, gender, and cancer type
    Abdulrahman Homod Almalki, Mohammed Alblowi, Abdulaziz Sami Aljasser, Faris Nafisah, Ibrahim Alhedaithi
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1232-1237
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1618940173

  21. Review Article

  22. Effectiveness of gingival depigmentation: a review
    Alhassan Mohammed Ajeebi, Shahad Ahmed Alquraishi, Alfadhel Ismail Hamami
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1238-1243
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609253259

  23. Genetic basis of Parkinson's disease: a brief review
    Anas Sulaiman Aljohani, Alhassan Abdulnasser Mawlan Ahmed, AbdulBaqi Mansour Bukhary, Syed Imam Nazar
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1244-1247
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1612790077

  24. The rationale of treatment strategies in Parkinson's disease in relation to motor and cognitive dysfunctions: a review
    Enas Kassem, Noha Yahya Barradah
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1248-1256
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1617182391

  25. Case Report

  26. Successful management of an ectopic cesarean scar pregnancy: a case report
    Laila Rafie, Razan Anwr Kurdi, Ebrahim Alebrahim
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1257-1259
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1604857156

  27. Chryseobacterium gleum catheter-related blood stream infection: a case report and a review of literature
    Nor Fadhlina Zakaria, Siti Nabihah, Haikal Hafiz
    IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1260-1262
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/IJMDC.51-1608537752