Journal of Internal Medicie and Patient Care

Current Issue

  • Research article - Medical Published: Sep 17, 2019

    Subdural Hematomas: Unusual Presentation and Pattern of Recovery that Differs from TIA and Stroke

    A subdural hematoma (SDH) refers to a collection of blood between the dura and the brain. It may be acute, subacute or chronic. SDH is more common in elderly age group, patients on anticoagulant and patients with bleeding diatheses. The clinical presentation of a SDH depends on the size of…

    -John Corrigan, Khalid M. Mohmmed, Reem H. Abbas, Alaa Awad, and Ali K. Orakzai

  • Research article - Medical Published: Dec 13, 2018

    Health Workforce in the Sultanate of Oman: Improving performance and the Health System

    After decades of insufficient investment, poor management, inadequate attention, and ill-advised policies, many organisations attention is now focused on the health workforce. By some estimates, US$46 billion per year is required to scale up health services in low-income countries.

    -Issa Al Salmi, and Suad Hannawi

  • Research article - Medical Published: Sep 28, 2018

    The Command Auditory Pseudohallucination as Ego Defense Mechanism in a Patient with Pathological Grief; a Diagnostic Psychodynamic approach

    As Vaillant’s definition, the defense mechanisms are a series of autonomic regulatory process that modulates and decline cognitive distortions and effect on how the perception of threatening events in order to minimize sudden changes in internal and external realities. It is suggested that the ego is unchangeable, but in fact,…

    -Reza Bidaki, Seyed M. Yassini, Afsaneh Hassanbeigi, and Jafar Askari

  • Research article - Medical Published: Aug 28, 2018

    Neonatal Short-segment Hirschsprung Disease: A Dilemma in the Emergency Room

    Hirschsprung disease (congenital aganglionic megacolon) is a neurocristopathy affecting the enteric nervous system. It is characterized by absence of ganglion cells in the submucosal and myenteric plexus, most commonly in the rectosigmoid region (80% cases) followed by long-segment (10-15%) and complete bowel aganglionosis (5%). Most cases of Hirschsprung disease are…

    -Avani Hegde, Amanpreet Kaur, Abhinandan Sood, Manoj Dhanorkar, Kushaljit S. Sodhi, Muneer A. Malik,

  • Research article - Medical Published: Jun 23, 2017

    Pembrolizumab Associated Hypothyroidism

    Pembrolizumab is a Programmed Death 1 (PD-1) inhibitor used to treat advanced malignant melanoma and metastatic non- small cell lung cancer. It was recently approved by United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of unresectable and advanced stage malignant melanoma. The most common side effects of Pembrolizumab noted…

    -Niranjan Tachamo, Saroj Lohani, Salik Nazir, Rishikesh Joshi, and Mrunalini Deshmukh