American Journal of Internal Medicine

Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017

  • Molecular Study of NPM1-A (Nucleophosmin1-A) Mutation in Iraqi Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients; Its Correlation with Clinicopathological Parameters

    Shaymaa Abdulateef, Ali Almothaffar, Khitam Razzak Al-khafaji

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 37-40
    Received: 3 March 2017
    Accepted: 20 March 2017
    Published: 19 April 2017
    Abstract: Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a hematological malignancy of myeloid progenitor cells characterized by anomalous proliferation, inhibition of differentiation and expansion of leukemic cells blocked at the early stage of hematopoiesis. The molecular markers have become a smart tool to further division of AML patients into subgroups. Nucleophosmin (... Show More
  • The Effect of Furosemide on Arterial Blood Pressure, Blood Glucose Levels and Incidence of Heart Arrhythmias

    Elvedin Osmanovic, Esed Omerkic, Semir Imamovic, Mirza Mukinovic, Halid Mahmutbegovic, Mersiha Cerkezovic

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 41-45
    Received: 26 March 2017
    Accepted: 5 April 2017
    Published: 29 April 2017
    Abstract: Furosemide is a diuretic and is often used in the treatment of hypertension. This medicine is very good when it comes to lowering the blood pressure, and this is also a drug of choice when it comes to the stage of hypertensive urgencies and emergencies. It can be administered intravenously, and the effects reach a maximum within 30 minutes. Due to ... Show More
  • Bacterial Contamination of Intensive Care Units at a Tertiary Hospital in Bauchi, Northeastern Nigeria

    Jibrin Bara Yusuf, Okon Kenneth Okwong, Alkali Mohammed, Kadas Saidu Abubakar, Adamu Babayo, Mohammed Maimaidu Barma, Shehu Ibrahim, Abdulmumin Ibrahim Sulaiman, Halilu Hafiz, Zailani Sambo Bello

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 46-51
    Received: 1 March 2017
    Accepted: 9 March 2017
    Published: 26 May 2017
    Abstract: Bacterial contamination of intensive care units is of clinical concern because it is one of the major risk factors of ICU -acquired infections and centre point of multidrug resistant (MDR) pathogens. Periodic surveillance is an early warning signal to non-adherence of basic standard infection control procedures and emergence of MDR pathogens. This ... Show More