European Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2016

  • Analytical Evaluation of the Clinical Chemistry Analyzer AU 480 Beckman Coulter

    Nardos Abebe

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 59-62
    Received: Oct. 12, 2016
    Accepted: Nov. 08, 2016
    Published: Dec. 10, 2016
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    Abstract: Background: Method verification is a one-time process to determine performance characteristics before a test system is utilized for patient testing. Objective: To evaluate the analytical performance of five analytes-glucose (glu), cholesterol (chol), creatinine (crea), aspartate aminotransferase, (AST) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT) on AU 480 B... Show More
  • Genetic Basis of Idiosyncratic Responses to Alcoholism

    Charles Ejike Osuji

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 63-68
    Received: Oct. 07, 2016
    Accepted: Nov. 11, 2016
    Published: Dec. 12, 2016
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    Abstract: Aim: The scientific viewpoint of genetic polymorphisms associated with risk of alcoholism and its adverse individual behavioural reactions is the main focus of this review. A complex syndrome like alcoholism and its idiosyncrasy may not be entirely understood on the basis of pathophysiological concept of neurotransmission alone. While neuropharmaco... Show More
  • Protective Effect of Aged Garlic Extract Against the Oxidative Stress Induced by Acute Ionizing Irradiation on Hepatic Antioxidant Enzymes in Rats

    Kouam Foubi Brice Bertrand, Chuisseu Djamen Dieudonné Pascal, Dzeufiet Djomeni Paul Désiré, Samba Ngano Odette, Mouelle Sone, Tiedeu Alain Bertin, Gonsu Fotsin Joseph

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 69-82
    Received: Oct. 19, 2016
    Accepted: Nov. 11, 2016
    Published: Dec. 12, 2016
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    Abstract: Ionizing radiations damage cells, tissues and organs among which the liver through a cascade of molecular events that are triggered by reactive oxygen species (ROS), lipid peroxidation and nitrogen species (NS). Aged Garlic Extract (AGE) has been demonstrated to possess free radical scavenging capacity and antioxidant activity. Therefore, the prese... Show More
  • Endoscopic Nasobiliary Drainage Help to Prevent the Postoperative Complications of ERCP for Choledocholith Removal

    Zhu Qingyun, Pan Xinting, Wang Yunlong, Liu Fuguo, Sun Yunbo, Li Liandi, Yu Bangxu, Jiang Wenbin, Li Kun, Wang Huimin, Sui Na

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 83-86
    Received: Aug. 15, 2016
    Accepted: Nov. 17, 2016
    Published: Dec. 17, 2016
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    Abstract: Aims: In order to investigate the preventive effect of endoscopic nasobiliary drainage (ENBD) on the postoperative complications of ERCP with endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST) for choledocholith. Methods: we collected 180 patients with choledocholith who received the treatment of ERCP for extracting stones between January 2007 and June 2009. All of t... Show More
  • The Role of Colostrum Feeding on the Nutritional Status of Preschool Children in Afambo District, Northeast Ethiopia: Descriptive Cross Sectional Study

    Misgan Legesse Liben, Taye Abuhay, Yohannes Haile

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 87-91
    Received: Sep. 09, 2016
    Accepted: Nov. 28, 2016
    Published: Dec. 29, 2016
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    Abstract: Introduction: The World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) recommend colostrum feeding in the first few days after birth. Colostrum is the first milk containing proteins, vitamin A and maternal antibodies. Objective: This study was aimed to assess the role of colostrum feeding on the nutritional status o... Show More
  • Prevalence and Antibiotic Susceptibility Patterns of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus in Patients Attending the Laquintinie Hospital Douala, Cameroon

    Marie Ebob Agbortabot Bissong, Therese Wirgham, Mbi Alice Enekegbe, Peter Thelma Ngwa Niba, Frank Eric Tatsing Foka

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 92-96
    Received: Oct. 31, 2016
    Accepted: Dec. 03, 2016
    Published: Jan. 05, 2017
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    Abstract: Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a major health problem worldwide. Diseases caused by these microorganisms most often are difficult to treat consequently, present with severe outcomes. Despite the increase association of MRSA in most hospital acquired infections, surveillance systems to control the spread of these infections ar... Show More
  • Application of Nightingale Nursing Theory to the Care of Patient with Colostomy

    Afsha Awalkhan, Dildar Muhammad

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 97-101
    Received: Oct. 30, 2016
    Accepted: Dec. 28, 2016
    Published: Jan. 18, 2017
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    Abstract: Nursing is distinct health care discipline and its practice is based on the paradigm of care. The theoretical foundation of discipline is rich of various, Grand and middle range theories and care models The clinical Domaine of discipline is a platform to test the theoretical aspect of discipline. Both theory and practice are reciprocal as theories ... Show More